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  • Art Kramer | October 4, 2016 3:16 PM ET

    Seabourn Appoints Hotel Director for Encore

    Seabourn Appoints Hotel Director for Encore

    PHOTO: Daniel Putzhammer. (photo courtesy of Seabourn)

    As the completion of Seabourn’s newest vessel, Encore, approaches, the luxury cruise company has named the ship’s Hotel Director.

    Daniel Putzhammer was hired by Seabourn more than a decade ago as a bar waiter on board Seabourn Legend. Rising through the ranks, Putzhammer became Legend’s Hotel Director in 2010.

    He has an extensive background in hospitality, getting his start at Lake Chiemsee in Germany. Putzhammer studied business administration in college while working in numerous hotels, bars and restaurants.

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    Putzhammer has visited over 100 countries and spent 2,600 days on Seabourn ships.

    Regarding his favorite part of the job, he stated, “no day is the same and every day one learns something new, meets interesting people and sees different places.”

    As for the near-complete Seabourn Encore, Putzhammer said, “I am most excited to see how the stunning design comes together and how it looks and feels when finished.”

    To find out more about Daniel Putzhammer, visit Seabourn’s blog.

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