Cruise Saudi’s CEO Lars Clasen received the “Executive of the Year – Tourism” award at the Middle East Management Excellence Awards ceremony held in Dubai on October 11. Attended by C-suite level, senior management, digital and technology business department heads, marketing communications guests, the event celebrated the region’s most successful business leaders. The “Executive of the Year – Tourism” award recognises the contribution to the success and growth of a company. Together with international partners, government and local entities, Clasen has steered Cruise Saudi through its rapid initial growth while continuing to oversee the development of an ambitious cruise ecosystem, both offshore and onshore.