Alan Ridderhof believes that land-based life isn’t for him. As a celebrated auctioneer with Park West, that’s a good thing. Alan loves the lifestyle that comes with working at sea, but more than anything, he loves connecting people with the perfect work of art. While cruise ship life has no shortage of challenges, Alan opts to turn them all into opportunities. This is his story.
Auctioneer Spotlight: Nilesh Gurung
Nilesh Gurung is a full-time auctioneer, art advocate, and world traveler. Growing up, Nilesh had a knack for the creative arts, whether it was singing or visual art, but couldn’t find the proper outlet to express himself. Upon hearing about Park West, Nilesh immediately leapt at the opportunity, and is now a talented auctioneer who loves spreading the joy of fine art with clients around the globe.
April 4, 2018
Auctioneer Spotlight: Lucy Orbell
Since beginning her career with Park West in 2014, Lucy Orbell has collected more memories than she can count. When Lucy isn’t absorbing the spirit of a new country, she’s inspiring cruise guests to embrace the world of art.
Encompassing the best characteristics of an onboard art auctioneer—positivity, open-mindedness, and drive—Lucy is looking ahead to many more exciting contracts at sea.
March 5, 2018
Auctioneer Spotlight: Johnnie Hilario and Nina Milosevic
No matter what corner of the globe you’re in, you never know who you’re going to meet. For years, both Johnnie Hilario and Nina Milosevic traveled the world at the impulse of their ambition, only to find each other within the limits of their hometown.
As an auctioneer couple alongside Park West, Johnnie and Nina are committed to the relationships they build—among clients, colleagues, and family. True to this principle, Johnnie and Nina are excited to embark on their greatest commitment yet—each other. With a wedding planned in July and an onboard program to manage in the meantime, this Park West pair shares their journey at sea below.
September 27, 2017