Lodging executive Chris Austin has been named senior vice president of global sales and marketing for luxury cruise line Seabourn.
Austin will head brand-management, marketing and public relations for the Seattle-based company, Seabourn said Monday. He will join Seabourn next month.
He succeeds John Delaney who became president of Windstar Cruises earlier this year. Austin most recently was vice president global leisure, luxury and total market coverage sale at Starwood Hotels and Resorts.