On 1 August 2024, Kuzey Esener will become the new Director of Communications at TUI Cruises in Hamburg. He is currently Head of Media Relations at TUI Group and is responsible for press and PR at the Group headquarters for all economic and financial topics, strategy and MA, as well as all overarching Group topics in the areas of sustainability, HR and IT. In his new role, he will continue to be associated with the TUI Group and the global communications team when he moves from the parent company to the Hamburg-based joint venture.

In his new role, Kuzey Esener will report to Wybcke Meier, CEO of TUI Cruises GmbH. With his extensive experience and deep understanding of the communications landscape, he will play a crucial role in further strengthening brand and taking corporate communications to the next level. Kuzey is already well acquainted with the cruise business and has successfully managed major projects such as the integration of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises into the joint venture or various name giving events on behalf of the TUI Group.

The successor to Kuzey Esener at TUI Group headquarters as of 1 August will be announced in due course.