15:35 PM

John Chernesky

Senior Vice President of North America Sales

Chernesky Edited

John Chernesky serves as the Senior Vice President of North America Sales of Norwegian Cruise Line. Reporting to NCL President, David Herrera, he oversees the North America Sales and Trade Management teams for Norwegian Cruise Line. 

Chernesky joins the Company after a thirty-year tenure in the cruise industry. He began his career with Princess Cruises, where he developed a diverse skillset through a vast range of positions across sales, hotel operations, trade marketing, onboard revenue, newbuild design, and passenger programs.  

Chernesky’s multifaceted experience in the industry and passion for the trade community is instrumental in his role as he is dedicated to prioritizing Norwegian’s Partner’s First philosophy, which is the Company’s long-standing commitment to travel advisors.  

A graduate from Miami University with a bachelor's degree in marketing, Chernesky now resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife and their twin sons. In his free time, he plays golf to unwind.