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Anthony Meloro

Director, Business Development Support and Host Travel Partner Relations, Royal Caribbean International

Anthony Meloro is Royal Caribbean International’s director of business development support and host travel partner relations. Within the cruise industry’s largest sales organization, Meloro oversees more than 30 inside sales representatives who provide day-to-day strategic support to valued travel advisors and agencies across the United States and Canada.

The industry veteran with 25 years at Royal Caribbean has been integral in the growth of the cruise line’s dedicated business development operation and network of relationships with host travel partner agencies and at-home travel professionals. Today, Meloro’s team delivers an ever-evolving lineup of resources and services designed to drive travel partners’ success in selling Royal Caribbean vacations, including in-person and web-based trainings, sales and marketing tools and plans, hands-on events at sea and on land, and more.

Meloro began his career in the cruise industry at Royal Caribbean’s reservations department, and his roles since then have provided him with insight into the ins-and-outs of various aspects of the company’s multifaceted business. His experience of more than two decades includes time as a Business Development Manager in the field for 12 years in South Florida and Southern Virginia.

With a lead-by-example approach, Meloro also fosters continued success with an open learning environment focused on employee growth. Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his dedication and achievements, including Business Development Manager of the Year on two separate occasions.

Meloro lives in Plantation, Florida with his wife and three children.