SeaDream Yacht Club has appointed cruise-industry veteran Erling Frydenberg to the position of vice president hotel operations. Frydenberg will be based at the company's headquarters in Oslo and will oversee hotel, culinary, crewing and purchasing.

Frydenberg brings more than 25 years of niche cruise-industry experience to his new position. He began his career with Royal Viking Line as a shipboard hotel manager and was later appointed vice president of hotel operations. Frydenberg subsequently joined Crystal Cruises and served as senior vice president of hotel operations, responsible for the research, development, and implementation of the large luxury cruise line company, before joining Disney Cruise Line as vice president hotel operations. Most recently, he held the post of senior vice president and COO at Silversea Cruises, before he launched the cruise division for Executive Search International.