Executive Team


Gene Meehan

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


Fredy Dellis

Co-Founder & Acting CEO, 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.


Charles Weston BAKER

Sales Representative, Europe, Middle East, Africa & The Pacific (Based in London)
Former Director & Head of International Residential at Savills, International Director of Bovis, Head of European & ROW sales &marketing for the first luxury residential ship “The World”.
Skier, hot-air balloon pilot & sailing.


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.