Neil Palomba Consulting LLC Sets Sail to Transform the Travel and Hospitality Industry


Miami, December 4th 2023 — Today marks the official launch of Neil Palomba Consulting LLC, a dynamic player in the travel and hospitality sector, offering unparalleled expertise and turn-key solutions for Cruise Lines and Hotels. With a robust portfolio of companies and collaborations with industry experts, Neil Palomba Consulting LLC provides comprehensive services spanning Design, Construction, Management, Operation, Optimization, Furnishings and Supplies.


Why Choose Us?

Proven Success: Founded by industry veteran Neil Palomba, whose 27 years of outstanding career achievement in the Cruise Industry serves as a testament to our commitment to excellence.

Tailored Solutions: Our team of experts understands the unique demands of the travel and hospitality industry, offering customized strategies to elevate your business.

Innovation: Staying at the forefront of industry trends and innovations ensures that we keep you one step ahead.


Our Expertise

Travel and Tourism Strategy: Our strategic guidance enhances customer experience, increases market share, and boosts revenue.

Hospitality Management: We optimize operations, improve guest services, and maximize profitability for hotels, resorts, and other hospitality establishments.

Cruise Industry Solutions: From itinerary planning to on-board services, Sales, Marketing, and revenue management comprehensive strategies, and customer engagement, we keep cruise lines ahead of the competition.

Sustainability and Responsible Tourism: We help your business adopt eco-friendly practices and promote responsible tourism.


Our Values

Our commitment to integrity, excellence, and collaboration underpins all our client engagements.




Throughout his career, Neil Palomba has held several senior executive positions in the cruise industry before establishing his consultancy company. Most recently, Neil served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Carnival Cruise Line, the world's largest cruise line, overseeing all hotel operations and onboard revenue areas for an annual guest capacity of over 5 million. Previously, as President of Costa Cruises, Europe's leading cruise operator, he directed various aspects of the brand, including strategy, product design, guest care, sales, marketing, revenue management, and fleet deployment.

Under Neil's leadership, Costa Cruises introduced its new brand positioning, implemented guest experience innovations, partnered with award-winning celebrities and lead the launch of the newest flagship Costa Smeralda, a pioneering LNG-powered cruise ship. Prior to his role as President, Neil served as the Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations and Guest Experience for Costa.

Neil's extensive industry experience includes executive roles at MSC Cruises, initially as COO of the US Operation and later at the headquarters in Geneva. He also served as the Chairman of the Ports and Infrastructure Sub-Committee of the European Cruise Council, representing major European cruise lines (now CLIA Europe).

Neil holds leadership certifications from the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne and the London Business School. He also possesses advanced certification in Hospitality Management from Cornell University and pursued studies in Strategy & Competitive Advantage at Harvard University.



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