Former Disney Cruise Line President Named CEO of ResidenSea, Ltd.


Thomas McAlpin has been named president and CEO of ResidenSea, Ltd., the management company responsible for operations, administration, sales and marketing for The World, touted as a residential community at sea. His appointment will be effective July 20. 

McAlpin has more than 20 years of experience in ship management and operations having spent 14 years at Disney Cruise Line; most recently as its president. Prior to joining Disney in 1994, McAlpin was the director of corporate planning and analysis for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line/Admiral Cruises for eight years.  

The World a residential community at sea, allowing its residents and guests to travel the world in their private home. There are 165 private residences aboard The World. In 2009, The World will visit over 25 countries. Visit