Bert Van Middendorp
Associate Vice President of Hotel Operations
Bert Van Middendorp serves as the Associate Vice President of Hotel Operations for Azamara Club Cruises. Van Middendorp brings extensive experience in customer service, quality assurance and cost management in the boutique sector of the business.
Prior to joining Azamara Club Cruises in 2009, Van Middendorp served as Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations and Quality Assurance for luxury operator Seadream Yacht Club. He played an integral role on teams that have won some of the industry’s most prestigious honors, and brings a unique perspective, having served in a series of both shipboard and shoreside roles.
Prior to serving as Senior Vice President at Seadream, where he was a founding member, Van Middendorp was vice president of Shoreside Operations and director of Operations. Prior to that, he held a series of progressive shipboard and shoreside roles with Cunard Line and Seabourn Cruise Line, and earlier worked for Royal Viking Line as a Food & Beverage Controller and Assistant Purser. He began his career as a Front Office Manager with the Crest Hotel Group in his native Amsterdam.
Van Middendorp studied Hotel Management and Electronic Engineering in the Netherlands. He speaks fluent English, Dutch and German.