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The Apollo Group To Offer Logistic And Techinical Supply Services Through Affiliate Barcelona Europe Supply SL

MIAMI, November 10, 2015 — The Apollo Group announced today that it will now offer logistic and technical supply services to its customers through its affiliate, Barcelona Europe Supply SL (BES). The leading hotel and catering service supplier for cruise lines around the world, The Apollo Group will expand its service offerings through BES to include spare parts supply, dry-dock facilities and advisory services.

The Apollo Group Expands Catering Services In Mexico Through Affiliate Nomarmex

MIAMI, June 22, 2015 — The Apollo Group, a leading worldwide hospitality and logistics organization servicing the maritime industry over the last 50 years, announced today that it will expand its premier catering service offerings to offshore sites in Mexico through its affiliate, NomarMex Offshore Catering Services.

Eric Barale Named Worldwide Branding Professional Of The Year In Culinary Direction

MIAMI, June 19, 2015 — Eric Barale, senior culinary director of The Apollo Group, has been recognized by Worldwide Branding for his professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities and excellence in culinary direction. An invitation-only organization, Worldwide Branding honors a select group of distinguished members in various disciplines each year.

Apollo Expands Onboard It Innovation With Improvements To Oceanpay Program

MIAMI, October 14, 2015 — The Apollo Group announced today that it has improved and diversified its proprietary OceanPay program to better meet the needs of the cruise line industry.

The Apollo Group Expands Partnership With TUI To Include Two Additional Vessels

MIAMI, May 12, 2014 — The Apollo Group, a best-in-class custom hotel operations provider for cruise lines around the world, announced today that it has been selected to provide a full range of concession services on two additional vessels: the Thomson Dream and Thomson Celebration.

The Apollo Group partners with Academie Nationale de Cuisine

Miami, FL – August 01, 2013. The Apollo Group has long been famous for the culinary delights provided onboard the cruise ships of Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and other illustrious lines. Now, in partnership with Académie Nationale de Cuisine of France, yet another level is being reached, and the current growth of Apollo Global Catering, a member of The Apollo Group, makes this an opportune time for the new association.

THE APOLLO GROUP SOURCES CULINARY TALENT FOR AMERICAN QUEEN

MIAMI, FL – October 11, 2012 – Following the successful launch of the partnership between Apollo Ship Chandlers, Inc. (a member of The Apollo Group) and American Queen Steamboat Company (previously known as Great American Steamboat Company), Apollo has brought new culinary talent to the operation with the addition of two highly respected professionals.

APOLLO AND GREAT AMERICAN STEAMBOAT COMPANY

MEMPHIS, TN – May 16, 2012 – Following an initial 6 month management agreement in March this year, Apollo Ship Chandlers has now announced an expanded agreement with Great American Steamboat Company.

ISSL - Island Escape contract extended until 2014

PALMA DE MALLORCA, SPAIN – May 10, 2012 – Building on the success of the Apollo Group’s long standing partnership with Island Cruises onboard the M/V Island Escape, Apollo Group affiliate Island Ship Services Limited (ISSL) has announced the extension of their contract to serve the vessel until November 2014.

Apollo Group Launches New Recruiting Portal

MIAMI, FL – April 24, 2012 – Following the successful launch of their highly acclaimed new corporate website, The Apollo Group has now unveiled a complementary recruiting portal, integrated in the main website (www.theapollogroup.com) which has been carefully designed to allow prospective crewmembers to submit their resumes to the company’s recruiting team.

Barcelona Europe Supply going from strength to strength

BARCELONA, SPAIN – March 12, 2012 – Since launching its new facility in 2009, Barcelona Europe Supply (BES) has grown slowly but surely, and today supplies a number of ship operators and managers throughout the European continent and beyond.

The Apollo Group announces agreement with Great American Steamboat Company

MIAMI, FL – March 9, 2012 – The Apollo Group has signed an agreement with Great American Steamboat Company to provide a selection of management and training services to the startup company, headquartered in Memphis, TN.

Apollo Ship Chandlers Rebrands

MIAMI, FL – March 8, 2012 – When Apollo Ship Chandlers and its foreign affiliates commenced operations in 1969, cruise line food and beverage services was the company’s only business and the Internet was limited to government and education. Today, 43 years later, the company has diversified to offer a broad portfolio of products and services appealing to cruise lines as well as other hospitality and logistics driven operations. The Apollo Group was imagined, developed and launched to bring these products and services to a newly defined and diverse market. Today, Apollo proudly introduces a dynamic, new corporate image and a new website.The new site provides links to Apollo Ship Chandlers, Barcelona Europe Supply, Freight Solutions, Europe USA Travel, Apollo Global Catering and a new a partnership, Global Vessel Management which has the Group joining forces with Wilhelmsen Ship Management and Niton Capital Partners.

Apollo and Europe USA Travel on Facebook

MIAMI, FL – January 15, 2012 – Always at the vanguard of the industry, the Apollo Group, and affiliate Europe USA Travel have created Facebook pages, as an additional method of communication with clients, suppliers, crewmembers, and the general public.

Sean Oakley joins Apollo Global Catering

Miami, FL – December 20, 2011 – Apollo Global Catering (AGC) has announced the appointment of Sean Oakley as Vice President Business Development, drawing on his extensive industry knowledge, particularly Oakley's time with Stellar Maritime where he was instrumental in spearheading initiatives to strategically penetrate new markets as well as overseeing the financial, human resources and general operations. Under Oakley’s leadership, Stellar diversified its business into providing services to energy and governmental entities at remote sites and military operations worldwide, providing catering and support services.

Announcing the launch of Apollo Global Catering

Miami, FL – December 15, 2011 – Providing solutions to customers around the world has been the core business of the Apollo Group for more than 40 years, and to this end, Apollo Global Catering has launched a response to the industry needs to provide a seamless, worry-free, professional delivery of support services for the skilled workforce.

International Cruise Services Inc. and Prestige Cruise Holdings confirm commitment

Miami, FL – May 30, 2011 – Confirming their commitment to jointly provide some of the highest rated cruise experience in the industry, International Cruise Services, Inc. and Prestige Cruise Holdings have agreed to extend the management contracts for the Prestige brands.

Apollo announces contract to service Ocean Star Cruises

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – April 15, 2011 – OS Ship Services S. de R.L., an affiliate of Apollo Ship Chandlers, Inc. has agreed a multi-year contract with new Mexican cruise line Ocean Star Cruises to provide food, beverage, and housekeeping services onboard the M/S Ocean Star Pacific, which commenced operations on April 10, 2011. OS Ship Services S. de R.L. will provide a full complement of management services, including service, personnel and provisions onboard.

Apollo Group partners with Prepaid Solutions on 7 ships

Miami, FL – March 15, 2011 – Apollo affiliates International Cruise Services (ICS) and Seven Seas Services Limited (SSSL) have announced a partnership with Prepaid Solutions to bring that company’s high-tech payroll solutions onboard all seven ships in the fleets of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Oceania’s Marina and Riviera launches – serviced by International Cruise Services Inc

MIAMI, FL – January 15, 2011 – Apollo affiliate International Cruise Services Inc. has been retained to provide food, beverage, and hotel services onboard the latest additions to the Oceania Cruises fleet, the brand new Marina, and her sister ship, the Riviera, two of the most beautiful, elegant and sophisticated ships to debut in the past 50 years. Designer touches are everywhere, from the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase to the stunning Owner's Suites furnished by Ralph Lauren Home.

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

Alia Abou-Assali joins the Apollo Group

Miami, FL – May 15, 2010 – The Apollo Group is pleased to announce that Alia Abou- Assali has joined the company as Vice President, Purchasing and Logistics, overseeing the functions of the Purchasing Department for all Food, Beverage, Consumables and Hotel areas. In this role she will also oversee logistics for all containers and shipments for the various ships and warehouses.

Eric Barale inducted into Maîtres Cuisiniers de France

Miami, FL – March 15, 2010 – The Apollo Group’s Culinary Director Eric Barale has been invited to join the “Maîtres Cuisiniers de France” (Master Chefs of France), a great honor, and further recognition of the level of culinary excellence that the Apollo Group provides.