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Paris SwanDirector, Newbuild Architectural DesignRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Paris M. Swann joined Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) in 2017 and has played a key role in the success of the designs of the latest Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean Cruises projects, including the award-winning Celebrity Edge and Symphony of the Seas.

As the primary design lead for multiple projects, Swann overseas the development and integration of innovative and market-leading designs from over 25 different architects, designers and consultants from across the globe. Her focus includes the market-shattering Edge Series and the “revolutionary” modernization of the existing fleet for Celebrity Cruises, as well as the world's largest cruise ship Symphony of the Seas and the future vessels in the Oasis Class for Royal Caribbean International. Prior to joining RCL, Swann enjoyed an accomplished career in New York City with extensive experience in leading land-based hospitality projects across more than thirty global properties and a clear passion for leveraging collaboration and innovation to create market-defining hospitality experiences.

Paris holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Architecture from Pratt Institute and is a registered architect in the state of New York.