Karen Dawney

CEO International Cruise Summit • Cruises News Media Group

Tour Operations Team Manager Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
With over 17 years of experience in the cruise business Karen has recently joined Fred Olsen as their Destinations Experience Manager.  Starting in Saga Cruises Head Office moving from the hotel department into the Shore Excursion department she eventually went to work onboard Saga Sapphire. The opportunity arose to work with Abercrombie and Kent as their Cruise Manager in India and after successfully growing the India business and opening up their cruise department in Sri Lanka she relocated to Bangkok as their Regional Cruise Development Manager before moving into the role of Director of Cruise Development –South East Asia overseeing Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.