Garry Abbs is the founder for such cruise training, recruitment, and consulting companies such as American Culinary & Cruise Line Academy in Goa, India, and Service Advisor USA based in Dallas. His career started by working in various leadership positions with Las Vegas mega-resorts such as the Mirage, Treasure Island, Bellagio, Venetian, and Cosmopolitan. With his extensive five star hospitality experience he entered the cruise industry in 2003, working in various shipboard leadership positions, including Hotel Director for Celebrity Cruises. While a shipboard Hotel Director, he successfully coordinated an unfortunate crisis situation involving 12 guest deaths in Arica, Chile, thus earning him a promotion into the Royal Caribbean corporate offices as Workforce Planning Manager. He received the notorious “Circle of Excellence” award during his first year due to improving efficiencies and saving costs in regards to recruitment and crew movement processes. With Service Advisor USA, he has consulted and trained for five-star hospitality venues worldwide with such clients as Four Seasons Hong Kong, Primus Hotels Shanghai, L’Ermitage Beverly Hills, Ventana Big Sur, Carmel Valley Ranch, Galaxy Macau, Casino Del Sol Resort Tuscon, and many more. Garry has a MBA, and two (2) Bachelor’s Degrees with one being from the highest rated hotel management school in the world, University of Nevada Las Vegas. He is married with three 3 children, and takes pride by being involved in the community with his local church, YMCA, and baseball organizations.
“Giving of yourself in a loving and caring way produces the best results”