John McGirl Named President of MHA – Cruise Industry News

John McGirl, chief operations officer at The World, has been named president of the Marine Hotel Association (MHA), the group announced at its 33rd annual conference and trade show taking place this week in Orlando. The World is the only privately owned residential cruise ship.

As president, McGirl joins other cruise line executives and vendors on the MHA’s board of directors.

McGirl is a highly regard cruise line executive and before his current role at The World, held key positions at Royal Caribbean Cruises, as vice president of human resources, and also at Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, as senior vice president and chief human resources officer.

He has also held posts with Seabourn and Cunard Line.

McGirl was born and grew up in a town called Sligo in western Ireland. He went to…

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