Aman appoints a CEO to lead its luxury cruise brand

Aman Group has named Jonathan Wilson CEO of Aman at Sea, the resort company’s new luxury yacht brand. 

Wilson will spearhead the development and implementation of the company’s first ship, which Aman describes as a luxury superyacht. The ship is expected to enter service in 2027. 

Jonathan Wilson

Wilson will work closely with Aman chairman and CEO Vlad Doronin to assemble the onboard and shoreside teams. He will also be in charge of ensuring the ship aligns with the quality of experience guests expect in Aman’s hotels.

Wilson previously oversaw product development of 17 hotels as vice president of customer experience and innovation at Hilton Worldwide from 2019 to 2021. He also had held leadership roles with Princess Cruises and Cunard Line from 2000 to 2015, including vice president positions in hotel operations, product development and food and beverage. 

Wilson authored “Courses: A Culinary Journey,” a Princess Cruises cookbook published in 2009.

Aman at Sea is a joint venture between Aman and Cruise Saudi. It has signed a contract with Italian shipbuilder T. Mariotti for its first vessel.

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