John Delaney

Senior Vice President, Sales and Revenue Management

John_Delaney_1920x1280a.jpgJohn Delaney is the Senior Vice President, Sales and Revenue Management. In this role, Delaney leads travel advisor, group, charter, and wholesale sales efforts, as well as develops new capabilities in revenue management. He also leads the company’s international sales growth, working to expand Lindblad Expeditions’ reach around the globe.


Delaney’s career includes more than 30 years in leadership roles in the hospitality and cruise industry; most recently he served as President of Windstar Cruises, with management oversight for all aspects of worldwide operations for the line. He also served as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing & Sales for Seabourn Cruise Line; Vice President of Revenue Marketing for Holland America Line; and Director of Special Projects for Carnival Corporation. Prior to his cruise experience, Delaney held senior roles at The Walt Disney Company and The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant Group.


He currently serves on the board of The Seattle Aquarium and New York-based Reach the World, in addition to serving on the College of Hospitality Advisory Board for California State University at Long Beach.