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Luis the Carvalho is the CEO of Bermello Ajamil & Partners Europe (BA Europe), the premier international port & destination development group servicing the cruise tourism & maritime sectors specialized in architecture, engineering, planning and destination development.
Luis started his career in 1986 with Premier Cruise Lines and RCCL in Miami. He then spent 12 years with Crystal Cruises, being their LA based Global Port Coordinator overseeing shore side operations globally while inspecting new ports and destinations.
From 2005 on he served as: National Director Cruise Operations in Ultramar Express / TUI Spain based in Barcelona, Director of Cruise Operations in Tumlare Corporation and Director of Cruise Operations in Kuoni Destination Management based in Copenhagen.
After gathering knowledge and experience from all angles of the industry he started his own consulting firm Consult DC in 2009 to serve and develop the global cruise community and in 2013 Consult DC merged with top US 200 architecture firm Bermello Ajamil & Partners Inc. to form BA Europe.
Luis studied Hotel Management and Public Relations in Lisbon, Portugal; London, UK and Salzburg, Austria. He is also a regular speaker and moderator at international cruise tourism events with more than 60 deliveries in the last 10 years.
BA Europe is currently involved on several projects in Northern Europe, Baltic Sea Region, Mediterranean, Middle East, South East Asia, Indian Ocean and West African regions.