Steph Armengol, who previously held the position of senior director of hotel operations for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, has been appointed vice president of hotel operations for Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. In his new position, Armengol will continue to report to Franco Semeraro, senior vice president of hotel operations for the two luxury cruise lines.
Armengol held his first cruise ship position in 1998 and joined Regent Seven Seas Cruises in 2000 (then known as Radisson Seven Seas Cruises) as sommelier aboard the Seven Seas Navigator. In 2005, Armengol was appointed general manager of Seven Seas Mariner, the world's first all-suite, all-balcony ship.
Ocean Cruises has a six-ship fleet that calls on more than 370 ports across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific and the Americas. Oceania's Regatta, Insignia, Nautica and Sirena each have 684 guest rooms, while the Marina and Riviera have 1,250 guest rooms.
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2017, Regent Seven Seas Cruises has a four-ship fleet that visits more than 425 destinations around the world. Regent Seven Seas Cruises is currently undergoing a $125 million fleet-wide refurbishment that will elevate its onboard product throughout the fleet to the standard set by its newest ship, Seven Seas Explorer. The line's fares include all-suite accommodations, round-trip air, personalized service, unlimited Internet access, sightseeing excursions in every port, gratuities, ground transfers and a pre-cruise hotel package for guests staying in concierge-level suites and higher. Beginning in 2017, Regent Seven Seas Cruises also will include business class air for all intercontinental flights.