nicko cruises will strengthen its team with even more offshore expertise in the future: Michael Baden will take up the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) as of today. As a proven connoisseur of the industry and expert in the field of marketing and sales, Baden is now contributing his expertise to the Stuttgart-based cruise specialist. He takes over the position of CCO from Guido Laukamp, who moves to the position of Chief Executive Officer at the top of the company.

nicko cruises will strengthen its team with even more offshore expertise in the future: Michael Baden will take up the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) as of today. As a proven connoisseur of the industry and expert in the field of marketing and sales, Baden is now contributing his expertise to the Stuttgart-based cruise specialist. He takes over the position of CCO from Guido Laukamp, who moves to the position of Chief Executive Officer at the top of the company.

“We are delighted to welcome Michael Baden to our team. Together with him, we will continue to sharpen nicko cruises as an ocean-going brand and continue our success story,” says Managing Director Guido Laukamp, commenting on the new addition.

About nicko cruises

nicko cruises Schiffsreisen GmbH is one of the most dynamic cruise operators in Germany. In recent years, the company has developed from a leading river cruise operator with 30 years of experience to a well-known provider of small ships with destination-oriented deep-sea routes. With its fleet that is as modern as it is comfortable, nicko cruises travels not only to the world’s oceans but also to all inland waterways and coastlines that are in demand for tourism. In the 2023 season, in addition to the riverboats, the expedition ship WORLD VOYAGER and the classic ocean-going ship VASCO DA GAMA are also part of the program.

With its “time to discover” philosophy, nicko cruises focuses on discovery-rich timetables and intensive travel experiences in all three product fields: river, high seas and expedition. The product features of so-called “slow cruising”, such as small ships and long layovers, are combined with emotional moments at nicko cruises. During the trips, guests always have enough time to explore. Thanks to the wide variety of products, everyone will find the right trip at nicko cruises, individually tailored to their needs. The ships in the fleet all meet a 4- to 5-star standard in the country hotel industry by German standards. The exceptional service with great attention to detail begins, for example, with the pick-up at the front door. Attractive shore excursions and the varied culinary offer on board round off the travel experience. 

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