Steven Taylor

Chief Commercial Officer, Hurtigruten Group

Steven Taylor

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Hurtigruten Group

Steven is the newest member of our team having taken up his position as Chief Commercial Officer in January 2022.

Steven is a highly respected commercial, brand and marketing leader and has worked in hospitality since 1998. His global experience has seen his career span across four continents working for three hotel groups including Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Accor Hotels & Resorts.

Steven spent 16 years with Starwood Hotels and Resorts in London, New York and Brussels during which he had responsibility for ecommerce, brand management, marketing, loyalty strategy, revenue management and digital marketing.

He was Global Chief Marketing Officer for Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts for over two years, based in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for the global commercial organization including sales, distribution, marketing and communications strategy. He then joined Accor as Chief Brand Officer in September 2017 before being appointed to Chief Marketing Officer in May 2019.

He holds a BA in Commerce from Napier University in Edinburgh and an Executive MBA from the Swiss School of Hospitality in Chur.

Steven leads the development and execution of Hurtigruten Group’s strategic commercial initiatives and is based in our London office.