New York, NY (January 23, 2024) - RWS Global, the world leaders in live moments, appoint Neil Palomba as their new Advisory Board Member heading the growth of their sea division. Palomba has over 27 years of experience leading global operations and cross-functional teams, driving innovative strategies and transformational change.


“We are thrilled to welcome Neil Palomba aboard our team,” says Ryan Stana, Chairman and CEO of RWS Global. “His bank of knowledge and experience in the cruise industry will be invaluable as we expand our offerings at sea and dive deeper into the market.”


In his new role at RWS Global, Palomba will collaborate closely with the team to expand their design models and entertainment experiences into their sea division. As a member of the advisory board, he will identify opportunities for sustained growth and work to enhance the guest experience.


“I couldn’t be happier to join the team at RWS Global and be a part of revolutionizing the entertainment experience in the cruise industry,” says Palomba. “I am confident that together, we can significantly impact and create unforgettable experiences for cruise-goers.”


Palomba comes to RWS Global with more than 25 years of experience in leadership roles at MSC, Costa and Carnival Cruise Line. In those positions, he honed his problem-solving and operational skills to increase sales, lead 360-degree rebranding efforts and spearheaded the successful relaunches of entire fleets following the global pandemic. Palomba is known for his impact on his colleagues and teams and aims to continue creating a positive impact in his future endeavors.


Headquartered in New York City, London and Cincinnati, RWS Global provides design, technical, casting and operation services for live events, exhibits and brand attractions. The company has worked with a wide range of brands and companies including Apple, Coca-Cola, Crayola, The “FRIENDS” Experience, Warner Bros. and Disney’s “The Lion King” on Broadway. For more information about RWS Global and their services, please visit their website at


About RWS Global

Headquartered in New York City, London and Cincinnati, RWS Global, the world’s largest producer of live experiences, provides ideation, design, technical, casting and operation services to create extraordinary entertainment, live events, exhibits, destinations, décor and brand attractions.


On land, at sea and everywhere in between, RWS Global produces over one million live moments every day. RWS Global employs a diverse team of world-class designers, creators, producers and more, including the casting and recruitment of over 8,000 performers and technicians annually. RWS Studios, located in New York City and UK, comprises over 100,000 combined square feet of creative and meeting spaces, a costume shop, rehearsal studios, performer housing, fully equipped casting studios, acoustically treated music rooms and more. 


RWS Global serves an impressive roster of clients that includes Apple, Azamara, The Coca-Cola Company, Crayola, Europa-Park Resort, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, The FRIENDS™ Experience by Original X Productions, Hard Rock Resorts, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, Holland America Line, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Lionsgate, Marella Cruises, MSC Cruises, P&O Cruises, Cunard Cruises, Roompot, Six Flags, Space Center Houston, TUI Group, Vera Wang, Warner Bros., Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway, Chicago the Musical, Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes and many more. For more information, visit


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