Michael Pawlus is a 28-year cruise industry veteran. He is currently Director, Strategic Itinerary and Destination Planning for Azamara Club Cruises based in Miami, Florida. He has the responsibility of researching, developing and implementing the deployments and itineraries for Azamara's fleet.
Prior to Azamara, Pawlus has held a wide range of executive and management positions at a variety of cruise lines including Silversea Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Viking Line. During his career, he has been responsible for a number of innovations in the area of itinerary planning. He has also traveled to over 450 ports of call around the world.
Pawlus holds an MBA degree from Texas A&M University and did his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan.