Leisure services platform Columbia Blue will oversee the cruise line's ship management
Cruise Saudi has announced leisure services platform Columbia Blue as a partner, providing full management services for its new Aroya Cruises.
Columbia Blue will oversee the cruise line's hotel management, including housekeeping, guest relations, crew management and deck and engine management.
Speaking about the partnership, Cruise Saudi CEO Lars Clasen said: “Columbia Blue is a leader in the ship management industry and an instrumental organisation for Aroya Cruises to work with.
"This strategic partnership is crucial in ensuring that Aroya Cruises passengers have the best possible experience on-board.”
Columbia Blue CEO Norman Schmiedl added: "We are extremely proud to be helping Aroya Cruises deliver a remarkably Arabian experience to their guests.
"We are deploying all of our 40 years of experience in cruise ship management to deliver safe, efficient and sustainable standards to Aroya Cruises."
Aroya Cruises is Cruise Saudi’s premium cruise line, tailored specifically to the interests of the Arabian market.
The creation of Aroya Cruises is in line with Cruise Saudi’s goals of creating 50,000 jobs in Saudi and welcoming 1.3 million cruise passengers annually, by 2035.
For more information, visit www.cruisesaudi.com