Swan Hellenic has announced the opening of its North America office.

Based in Fort Lauderdale, the location will offer personal service across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including through a dedicated call centre.

Headquartered in Cyprus, the cruise line has offices in London, Dusseldorf and Monaco, together with a branch office in Hong Kong (serving mainland China, Taiwan and south-east Asia) as well as partnerships serving India, Japan and Australia-New Zealand.

The North America team is headed by general manager, Tom Russell, previously managing director for North America at Silversea.

Three state-of-the-art expedition ships are being built for Swan Hellenic at Helsinki Shipyard, Finland, the first two providing 152 guests with an elegant, intimate and personal five-star onboard experience delivered warmly by 120 highly-trained and knowledgeable staff, including expert expedition guides, lecturers and creatives.