SeaDream Yacht Club Appoints Rune Thomas Ege SVP Communications

SeaDream Yacht Club has appointed Rune Thomas Ege as their new Senior Vice President of Communications.

Family owned and operated, SeaDream Yacht Club offers boutique yachting experiences on small newly-upgraded yachts. 

With more than 20 years of experience from media, PR and the cruise industry, Ege will oversee SeaDream’s global media, PR and communication operations across all markets.

“Rune Thomas brings a unique combination of deep industry knowledge, passion for the oceans, sustainability and small-ship cruising. We have been following Rune Thomas for a while and are thrilled to finally be able to welcome him to the SeaDream family”, said SeaDream’s Andreas Brynestad. 

“He joins us in a time of growth, with record-breaking booking numbers, and stronger-than-ever-feedback from our guests. Rune Thomas will be instrumental in building the SeaDream Yacht Club brand and reputation in new and existing markets”, said Brynestad.  

Ege joins SeaDream Yacht Club from Hurtigruten Group. Over the past 7 years, he held several executive positions, including global responsibility for PR and Communications for Hurtigruten Group and Hurtigruten Expeditions. 

“In a world where cruise ships are growing bigger and bigger, SeaDream holds a unique position offering a distinctive, personal yachting experience. I am thrilled to be working closely with the amazing colleagues on our yachts and on shore”, said Ege.  

“We all share the same passion for our oceans, more personalized travel experiences, and a more sustainable development of the travel industry”, said Ege. 

Originally a news journalist, Ege has worked with leading broadcast, print and online media companies, covering breaking news, international relations, conflicts and war zones. He also has officer training from the Norwegian Armed Forces and has served in Afghanistan. 

Ege will be working out of SeaDream’s Oslo and Miami offices. 

About SeaDream Yacht Club

Family owned and operated, SeaDream Yacht Club has achieved the industry’s highest accolades for its boutique yachting experience aboard twin casually elegant and modernized yachts. Each accommodating a maximum of only 56 couples and manned by 95 exemplary crew members, SeaDream I and SeaDream II feature plentiful open deck spaces and call on exclusive harbors and secluded ports around the world on seven- to 15-night voyages. The line’s “It’s Yachting, Not Cruising” trademark defines not only the small size of the vessels but their distinctive, luxurious onboard lifestyle. Guests enjoy highly anticipatory service on a nearly 1-to-1, staff-to-guest ratio and fares include an expansive array of special services, activities, watersports equipment, gourmet cuisine, premium wine and beverages, and gratuities. SeaDream yachts also supplement guests’ holistic wellness lifestyles and feature the only raw and living food menu at sea and the only Thai-certified spa at sea, the SeaDream Spa. 

Media contact

Rune Thomas Ege
SVP Communications
+47 988 288 68