Marriott executive heads Carnival hotel operations

Carnival Cruise Lines announced in December that Richard Morse would be the company’s new Vice President of Hotel Operations.

Morse will be responsible for all passenger aspects of Carnival’s onboard and vacation experience, including entertainment, culinary and dining, beverage, housekeeping and guest services and logistics.

He will be joining the company next week.

Before joining Carnival, Morse spent 36 years at Marriott International, most recently as general manager of Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at the National Harbor in Maryland. He has also held management positions at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square and Renaissance Miami Biscayne properties.