Edwin Blythe Appointed Company President of Zegrahm Expeditions

antarcticaZegrahm Expeditions appointed Edwin Blythe as the company’s president. Blythe, who took the helm on Oct. 1, 2012, previously served as finance director of Quark Expeditions. Jon Nicholson, former president of Zegrahm, will stay with the company and transition to director of product development. 

“I have immensely enjoyed my time leading the Zegrahm family, but I wanted to transition to a role where I could spend more time doing what I am truly passionate about – developing unique product and delivering seamless operations,” stated Jon Nicholson, former President of Zegrahm Expeditions. “I am confident that Zegrahm is in very capable hands with Edwin, who brings significant experience in adventure travel and managing a small-ship cruising operation.”

During his tenure as president, Nicholson managed Zegrahm’s acquisition process by TUI Travel, returned the company to a multi-ship strategy, and continuously developed unique and engaging itineraries. 

During 2011 and 2012, Blythe was instrumental in providing financial leadership while supporting Quark Expeditions in delivering its most successful Arctic and Antarctic programs in recent years. Prior to joining Quark, Blythe held notable financial and leadership roles outside the travel industry.

For more information, visit www.zegrahm.com.


Suggested Articles

The cruise line will offer over 40 four- to nine-day itineraries to Bermuda in 2019 and 2020. Read more about it here.

Phantom Bridge will combine digital and physical elements in an immersive way onboard Princess Cruises’ newest ships, the cruise line said. Here’s how it works…

The two-day experience included presentations given by the cruise line’s leadership team at Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort on Grand Bahama Island. Read more…