Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has announced the appointment of Christopher Prelog as vice president of fleet operations.
Prelog brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to Windstar, where he will be responsible for the line’s overall hotel operations. Included in his responsibilities are all guest experiences, including culinary, entertainment, and guest services, as well as oversight of all administrative, nautical, and port operations and logistics.
Prelog will begin his tenure with Windstar in early January 2017.
After graduating from the renowned Bad Gleichenberg Institute in Austria, where he earned his degree in tourism and hospitality management, Prelog worked for several Austrian hotels, including the Vienna Hilton. In 1998 he entered the cruise industry as a maître d’ and has since progressed through various management roles.
Prelog’s work has been recognized with top awards and accolades by cruise guests and industry insiders including travel agents and top travel publications. Most recently he held the position of vice president of hotel operations and hotel entertainment with Seabourn.