Thomas Westergaard

SVP Expedition and Concept Development

What would people find most surprising about you?
That I'm actually 50 years old …

What’s your happiest memory from a shore excursion?
Meeting polar bears on our way from Longyearbyen to Pyramiden.

What adventure are you planning next?
I'm planning a trip this fall to Antarctica on MS Fram. We'll leave Ushuaia and cross the infamous Drake Passage, before we get to the Antarctic peninsula. I can't wait!


  • Hotel & Restaurant Management Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island
  • PDP Cornell University, New York 


  • Managing Partner, Stay Tuned Hospitality
  • SVP Comfort Hotels, Nordic Choice Hotels
  • CEO Choice Hotels Denmark
  • CEO Clarion Hotel Royal Christiania