Paul Chong

Vice President, Business Development, Carnival Asia

Vice President, Sales & Commercial SEA, Costa Crociere

Since joining Carnival Corporation as Vice President of Business Development for Carnival Asia in July 2013, Paul Chong is responsible for implementing the company’s growth strategies within Asia, including developing strategic cruise destinations and ports for its fleet in the rapidly expanding region. In addition to his corporate role, Paul has since July 2020 been appointed as Vice President Sales & Commercial for Southeast Asia for Costa Crociere, which will see him leading the cruise line’s sales and commercial team with its brand expansion into Southeast Asia. Trained as a lawyer and called to the Singapore Bar, Paul practised in leading Singapore law firms, Messrs Allen & Gledhill and Messrs Rajah & Tann, and spent nearly 13 years at the Banyan Tree Group prior to joining Carnival Corporation.