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Vacation Advocacy

Josh Leibowitz (Senior Vice President, Cunard North America & Chief Strategy Officer, Carnival Corporation & PLC)

Location: Room 201/202

Date: Wednesday, April 10

Time: 10:30am - 11:00am

Sector: Design & Ship Interiors, Entertainment & Amusements, Environmental & Health, Food & Beverage, Hotel Operations, Information Technology, Ports & Destinations, Retail, Safety & Security, Ship Equipment, Ship Services, Shipyards, Shipbuilding & Refurbishment, Wellness

Pass Type: VIP Pass, Conference Pass, Cruise Line Pass, Speaker Pass - Get your pass now!

Event Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Josh Leibowitz, Senior VP of luxury cruise line Cunard and Chief Strategy Officer at Carnival Corporation offers a look at the vacation habits of North Americans, who left 662 million unused vacation days on the table last year. Josh will offer compelling insight on the importance of taking a vacation and how employers can support their teams in disconnecting from every day work life and enjoying their vacation time. As part of the largest leisure company in the world he is widely known as a vacation advocate.

In his role at Cunard, Josh helms the company in North America including all aspects of operations, sales and marketing. At Carnival Corporation, he oversees corporate strategy for the company and is responsible for cross-company operations including: strategic sourcing, cross-brand marketing, revenue and yield management systems, business development, and voice of the guest insights. Prior to joining Carnival, Josh was a partner at McKinsey & Company. He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and is active on Twitter: @joshleibowitz.