Industry veteran Mark Tamis has been named senior vice president — guest operations at Carnival Cruise Lines. In this newly created position, Tamis oversees the core areas of hotel operations and services for the line’s 22-vessel fleet, including dining, housekeeping, entertainment and guest services.
Prior to joining Carnival, Tamis served as chief operating officer of The Setai Hotels and Resorts where he played a key role in the brand’s worldwide expansion efforts. He also served as area vice president for Ian Schrager Hotels, which later became Morgans Hotel Group. Tamis later was named executive vice president for the New York-based Ian Schrager Company.