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April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Evening with Lisa Lutoff-Perlo


April 5
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Books & Books presents…



Making Waves: A Woman’s Rise to the Top Using Smarts, Heart, and Courage 

(Matt Holt, $28)

Friday, April 5, 7 PM | Books & Books, Coral Gables


Books & Books is delighted to present an evening with Lisa Lutoff-Perlo discussing her book: Making Waves: A Woman’s Rise to the Top Using Smarts, Heart, and Courage (Matt Holt, $28)

This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.

About the Book:

Follow the incredible career journey of Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, from her stories as an ambitious young woman to President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises to Vice Chairman for External Affairs at Royal Caribbean Group.

A shining testament to the value of being an authentic leader and never sacrificing your integrity, Lutoff-Perlo details the ins and outs of her extraordinary 40-year career. She has risen to the top in a male-dominated industry, while refusing to compromise her values and bringing countless others along with her. Along the way, she ultimately transformed and redefined relaxed luxury cruising with the launch of the bold, innovative Edge Series ships in 2018, which drove unprecedented demand for Celebrity Cruises and propelled the brand’s financial performance. She climbed the corporate ladder from the very bottom and overcame countless obstacles to reach the top of the cruise industry.

In Making Waves, Lutoff-Perlo walks readers through her triumphs, hardships, and learning moments. She breaks down her unique leadership style as the first woman to take the helm as President & CEO of one of the Royal Caribbean Group’s brands that catapulted Celebrity Cruises to heights no one thought possible, simply by caring deeply for people and putting others first. Readers will learn how she used her superpowers to set herself apart from other leaders—leaving guests and employees in awe of her authenticity and kindness.

Individuals from all walks of life will take heart and gain insights they can apply to their own lives and careers: to have integrity, to pay it forward, and to make waves, wherever and whoever they are.


About the Author:

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Vice Chairman of External Affairs at Royal Caribbean Group, is a high-impact leader in the travel and hospitality industry, whose vision and strategy not only propelled Celebrity Cruises to achieve transformational financial results as a brand within the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) portfolio but also dramatically increased the number of women in leadership roles throughout the Celebrity brand. Her passion for building extraordinary ships, creating unique experiences, and opening up the world through travel has brought recognition and countless awards to her and Celebrity Cruises. Lisa and Celebrity have achieved global impact, earning her a reputation as a trailblazer bringing transformation, diversity and inclusion into the travel and hospitality industry and onto the bridges of ships.