Rai Caluori, Executive Vice President, Guest Experience and Product Development for Princess Cruises leads the design and execution of Princess’ new product offerings across the world, including the company’s developing markets such as Asia. Rai and his team took on this revitalized role in November 2014, overseeing the complex needs of international expansion, hotel operations across the fleet, and innovative new experiences to delight guests. Rai is also actively involved in the newbuild design process.
Caluori began his career with Princess in 1984 as an assistant cruise director. He soon worked his way up to cruise director, and during his six-year stint at sea, served on almost every Princess ship. In 1989, he came ashore to the line’s Los Angeles headquarters to serve as director of entertainment. In 1997 he was promoted to vice president of entertainment. Caluori was appointed vice president of hotel services and entertainment in 2001, senior vice president of hotel operations in 2004, executive vice president of fleet operations in 2006 and to his current position of executive vice president of guest experience and product development in 2014.
A London native, Caluori attended University College and holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology.