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Othmar Hehli joins the Apollo Group

Miami, FL – June 15, 2010 – Othmar Hehli, a respected and well-known name in the cruise industry, has joined the Apollo Group in the dual role of Director, Shipboard Human Resources for Apollo Ship Chandlers, and Director of Operations for Europe USA Travel

Hehli, who is a native of Switzerland, has over 20 years of experience in the cruise and yachting industries, where he held senior management positions at a number of luxury cruise lines and private yacht owners. He is highly regarded within the cruise line community for his comprehensive industry related expertise, his unquestionable integrity as well as his consistent management approach, which he will now use to the benefit of the Apollo Group.Hehli’s experience includes the position of vice president of Food & Beverage Operations for Celebrity Cruises, where he oversaw Celebrity's entire food and beverage operation and played an integral role in shaping the line's evolving culinary program.

His previous career highlights also include a period as senior director of Operations for luxury line Radisson Seven Seas Cruises, where he was widely praised for contributing to the line's success. During his 13-year tenure with Radisson Seven Seas, Hehli held a variety of roles, including director of Hotel Operations and Food Operations consultant. He also once served as senior executive chef for Celebrity's sister line, Royal Caribbean International.

For more information, contact Giselle St. Onge, Corporate Communications, saintonge@apolloships.com or visit www.apolloships.com