Claus Bødker comes from a job as CEO with Elite Gaming, a subsidiary to Danske Spil. Previously he – among other - worked for Thomas Cook, KILROY Travels and Hertz Car Rental.
Claus Bødker has an MSc. in Business Administration and an MBA degree. Recently, Claus completed a Master in Experience Economy.
Claus Bødker, 51 years old, lives north of Copenhagen with his wife and two kids. In his spare time Claus Bødker enjoys running and mountain biking.
What is your relation to the cruise industry?
I have several years of experience from the travel industry, and I am looking forward to go into depth in the cruise business. Unfortunately, I have not yet had the opportunity to take a cruise, but I am looking forward to do a short cruise in connection with my summer vacation.
What do you bring from your time in the travel business?
Based on the individual customer, I have in my entire business career worked with the development of attractive leisure experiences. Therefore, it is my aim to work with the many competent partners in the network to develop new products, which will increase the cruise guest’s total experience of the region.
What is the strength of the Cruise Baltic network, as you see it?
The strength is clearly the experience and capabilities that the partners in the network possess. I see the network as being unique in the travel and cruise business, and I am convinced that the network will continue to increase the number of cruise guests in the region.
What will your first task as Cruise Director in Cruise Baltic be?
One of the first task as Cruise Director will be to meet with the partners in the network. I see this as very important in order to take advantage of the many competencies among the network partners.