Pablo Gonzalez Carbonell is the founder and president of Royal Holiday Group. The company has over 70 years of experience and is one of the top cruise lines in operation. They offer many different destinations worldwide, focusing on Latin American countries such as Mexico, Cuba, and Ecuador.
Throughout the 1980s, he was involved in several different government positions, including Minister of Basic Industry and Mining, President of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA (Petróleos de Venezuela S.A.), Governor of Caracas, and eventually as Vice President to Carlos Andres Perez from 1989-1993. Carbonell was known for his innovative ideas that dramatically improved the Venezuelan economy and brought stability to an increasingly chaotic country during his time in office.
He has also been a president of FEDECAMARAS (Federation of Chambers and Associations of Commerce and Production) – one of Venezuela’s most influential business organizations.
Pablo Gonzalez Carbonell is very passionate about his country, and he has always had a strong sense of national pride. He often speaks to young Venezuelans through potential career paths in the business world and ways to become active members of society instead of standing on the sidelines watching their lives pass by.
As an American citizen, Gonzalez-Carbonell has not given up his Venezuelan roots and often speaks on the importance of maintaining a positive relationship with other countries and increased international cooperation.
He is also very active socially, having founder several charities such as Fundacion SODRE (Foundation for Radio and Television Education), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas (Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas), and Fundacion Atenas (Athena Foundation).
In addition to his philanthropic works, he has also been a member of several prestigious boards such as the World Wildlife Federation and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Pablo Gonzalez-Carbonell is a man of great wisdom and insight who has successfully used his extensive business knowledge to direct the Royal Holiday Group.
His company is one of the top cruise lines because they offer innovative ideas and an exceptional quality service – something that Gonzalez-Carbonell prides himself on above all else.