Executive Team


Gene Meehan

Founder and Chairman, Blue World Voyages  
Health, fitness and spa entrepreneur for over 30 years.  
Competitive rower, climber and golfer. 


John Richards

Co-Founder and CEO, Blue World Voyages
Former President of Starbucks, CMO at Royal Viking Cruise Line, EVP at Four Seasons Hotels and President of Red Door Spa by Elizabeth Arden.
Cycling, tennis and golf.


Fredy Dellis

Co-Founder, Blue World Voyages
Former President & CEO, The World at ResidenSea, President International, Burger King Corporation, President International, The Hertz Corporation
Developed the first luxury residential ship concept with Norwegian investors. Built the luxury vessel "The World" and successfully sold residences to UHNW individuals.


Hal Gassenheimer

CFO, Blue World Voyages
Harvard MBA, Former Treasurer of Carnival Cruise Line, CFO Seabourn Cruise Line.
Squash and speed walking.


Diane Trieste

VP Wellness, Blue World Voyages
Former Director, Spa & Product Development, Canyon Ranch, Tucson AZ, Lennox, MA, Las Vegas, NV and Canyon Ranch at Sea Canyon Ranch Living Facilities.
Hiking and Cycling.


Mike Carrol

VP Planning & Development, Blue World Voyages
Appointed by President Obama as Inspector General of USAID.
Tennis and golf.

Joyce Landry

Advisory Committee, Groups & Charters, Blue World Voyages
Founded Landry & King, the largest cruise ship charterer in the U.S.  Joyce was inducted into the “Cruise Industry Hall of Fame” in 2006.
Competitive rowing, meditation and yoga.  


Tim Andriola

Executive Chef, Blue World Voyages
Tim has trained and worked in some of the most prestigious kitchens in the U.S., including Chez Panisse, Charlie Trotter’s, and Tra Vigne. He specializes in farm to table cuisine.


Brian O’Neill

Creative Director, Blue World Voyages
Launched iconic brands like Kia Motors, EA Sports and Holland America.
Sportfishing and kayaking.


Rick Atwood

Design Director, Blue World Voyages
Created branding and design programs for companies like The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, Intel, American Heart Assoc., Versace, Westfield and Disney.
Hiking, biking and diving.