Linda Schultes – Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Linda Schultes is Vice President, Sales & Marketing for The World, the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth.  In this role Mrs. Schultes is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Ship’s strategic marketing objectives as well as administrative responsibility for Guest Services and Sales operations and personnel.  She also oversees the Corporate Communications and Public Relations areas.  Among her key responsibilities are assessing market potential, identifying leads, targeting new clients and markets, and identifying innovative marketing strategies that generate qualified leads for prospective Residents.

Mrs. Schultes joined The World in 2016 and has over 20 years’ experience in strategic marketing programs to develop brand image and create demand from high-net-worth consumers.  As Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Silversea Cruises she oversaw the strategic planning and implementation of global marketing, brand management and onboard sales initiatives.  At Seabourn Cruise Line, she managed the brand marketing strategy, digital marketing, media buying, advertising, brochures, and marketing partnerships.  As Director of Marketing for the international luxury jewelry retailer Birks and Mayors Jewelers, Mrs. Schultes led their strategic marketing, brand management, and customer acquisition programs and successfully created lead generation campaigns for over 50 luxury retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.

Mrs. Schultes has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from State University of New York at Stony Brook.

About The World

Launched in 2002, The World is the largest privately owned, residential yacht on earth with 165 luxury Residences. A diverse group of Residents from 20 countries own the homes onboard and share interests in world cultures, history, and adventure, and exploring fascinating destinations. They circumnavigate the globe every two to three years following an extraordinary itinerary that they select. In-depth expeditions and one-of-a-kind experiences are complemented by world-class amenities and impeccable service.  To learn more about this unique lifestyle call 954-538-8449 or visit

Media Contacts: For additional information or to request images of The World, please contact:

Jayne Alexander, +44 (0)20 3709 7809,
Joanna Merredew, +44 (0)20 3709 7809,

March 2024

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