Silversea Cruises has bolstered its expedition team ranks, appointing Bill Davis to the position of Vice President Expedition Operations and Development, effective 1 June, 2019.
Bringing vast knowledge and experience garnered over many years in the expedition industry, Davis will oversee Silversea’s expanding expedition destination operations, assisting with the development of new programs, and managing the cruise line’s Expedition Field Staff from his Miami base.
Davis will also oversee the Silversea Expedition Academy, which recruits and trains top industry talent to enable guests to travel deeper into destinations from pole to pole.
In addition to working extensively in the field, in which he has led and participated in more than 200 expeditions on more than 40 vessels since 1993, Bill has gained an MPhil in Polar Studies from the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge University. As well as both Polar Regions, Bill has journeyed to the world’s remotest locations in the South Pacific, South Atlantic, North Atlantic, Russian Far East, Newfoundland & Labrador, Alaska, and around the coasts of the UK and Norway, among others.
“I am delighted to have joined the team at Silversea Cruises at this exciting time,” Davis said.
“With destination expertise that is unparalleled in the industry, the cruise line’s Expedition Team is enabling guests to really explore the authentic beauty of the world in depth, sharing local knowledge and expertise accrued over many years. I am excited to further enhance Silversea’s offering for guests, with more immersive experiences in spectacular destinations,” Davis remarked.