Adam Armstrong

Contiki appoints Adam Armstrong as its new Global CEO

TORONTO — Contiki has a new CEO at the helm of its global operations.

Adam Armstrong, who brings with him over 20 years of experience in the travel industry, was appointed by Brett Tollman, Chief Executive Officer of parent company The Travel Corporation (TTC) as the company’s Global CEO, based out of Geneva.

Prior to his new role, Armstrong served as Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Silversea Cruises – Australia & New Zealand, and before that he was at the helm of Royal Caribbean Cruises where he played an integral role in the growth of its tri-portfolio of brands as Associate Vice President and Managing Director – Australia & New Zealand.

Tollmann said he was delighted to welcome Armstrong to the TTC family. “His dynamic and passionate leadership style as well as his innovative and strategic approach and relationships with our agent partners, will all be real assets in further inspiring and engaging the Contiki team, taking the world leader in youth travel to new heights.”

On his new role, Armstrong said: “I am excited to join Contiki and help bring Gen Z and millennial travellers together to discover the world through the brand’s 350+ adventures. I am also looking forward to working closely with our valued agent partners across the globe, since the UNWTO and WYSE forecasts there will be 370 million youth travellers by 2020, which is a massive opportunity to provide them unforgettable Contiki experiences.”