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The Cruise Baltic Crown Award scheme was launched in 2011. Each year the award was given to either a person or organisation, who/which has made a significant contribution towards promoting and growing the Baltic Sea Region as a cruise destination.
(The award scheme is currently being re-structured).



Federico Bartoli, Director of Itinerary Planning, Costa Crociere.



Bruce Krumrine, Vice-President of Shore Excursions and Asia Port Operations for Holland America Group.



Michael Thamm, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Costa Crociere S.p.A.



Eduardo López-Puertas, Vice President Operations of Pullmantur Cruises

Stein Kruse, President & CEO of Holland America Line


Richard Pruitt, Associate Vice President & Deputy DPA Environmental Compliance & Maritime Safety, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Tom Strang, Vice President, Policy & Regulation Maritime Policy & Compliance, Carnival Corporation


The first recipient of the accolade was Nigel Lingard then Marketing Director of Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines.