Cruising Press Releases

Steph Armengol Appointed Vice President of Operations for Oceania Cruses & Regent Seven Seas Cruises


MIAMI, Mar. 21, 2017 Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises announce the appointment of Steph Armengol to Vice President of the two leading luxury cruise lines. Mr. Armengol, who previously held the position of Senior Director of Hotel Operations for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, will continue to report to Franco Semeraro, senior vice president of Hotel Operations for Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.


“We are very happy to promote Steph to the position of Vice President of Hotel Operations,” said Mr. Semeraro. “Steph’s extensive experience in hotel management for Regent Seven Seas Cruises and pivotal role in the successful launch of Seven Seas Explorer will be a great asset to Oceania Cruises’ standing as an unrivaled vacation experience in its own right.”


Mr. Armengol has always been a seafaring man. He went to sea to take his first cruise ship position in 1998 and joined Regent Seven Seas Cruises in 2000 (then known as Radisson Seven Seas Cruises) as sommelier aboard Seven Seas Navigator. Mr. Amengol rose to through the ranks and was appointed General Manager in 2005 of Seven Seas Mariner, the world’s first all-suite, all-balcony ship. From Perpignan, France, Mr. Armengol enjoys cooking and sharing quality time with friends and family.



About Oceania Cruises

Featuring a fleet of intimately and luxurious ships, Oceania Cruises offers an unrivaled vacation experience renowned for the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries spanning the globe. Seasoned world travelers are drawn to Oceania Cruises’ expertly crafted voyages, which call on more than 370 ports across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific and the Americas. Spacious and elegant accommodations aboard the 684-guest Regatta, Insignia, Nautica and Sirena and the 1,250-guest Marina and Riviera invite guests to explore the world in unparalleled comfort and style.



About Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is the world’s most inclusive luxury cruise line with a four-ship fleet that visits more than 425 destinations around the world. Regent Seven Seas Cruises is currently undergoing a $125 million fleet-wide refurbishment that will elevate the level of elegance found throughout the fleet to the standard set by Seven Seas Explorer, which entered service on July 20, 2016, and has since been recognized as the most luxurious ship ever built. A leader in luxury cruising, the line’s fares include all-suite accommodations, round-trip air, highly personalized service, exquisite cuisine, fine wines and spirits, unlimited internet access, sightseeing excursions in every port, gratuities, ground transfers and a pre-cruise hotel package for guests staying in concierge-level suites and higher. Beginning in summer 2017, Regent Seven Seas Cruises also will include Business Class air for all intercontinental flights. For the latest news about Regent Seven Seas Cruises, please visit; like the line’s Facebook page; and follow @RegentCruises on Twitter.