Managing Director, Americas
Mark Conroy is Silversea's managing director for the Americas. He is responsible for leading the ultra-luxury cruise line's reservations, guest relations, sales, and marketing activities in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. With over 40 years' experience in the travel and hospitality industry, Mark has earned a renowned reputation for his achievements in a variety of senior positions in the luxury travel sector. He also served as chairman for the Executive Committee of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) from 2002 to 2004 and in 2013 was inducted into CLIA's Cruise Industry Hall of Fame.
Since taking his position at Silversea in February 2016, Mark has been hard at work filling up the line's fleet of ultra-luxury ships: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit - and launching in 2017, Silver Muse, as well as three expedition vessels: Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Discoverer. With Silver Cloud joining the Expedition fleet in 2018. Silversea's itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruise to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both Polar Regions, and 1,000 destinations in between.
With a $170 million fleet refurbishment plan currently underway at Silversea, the company under Mark's leadership is well positioned for a bright future.