Puertos del Estadao and MedCruise to promote sustainable cruise tourism

Puertos del Estadao and MedCruise to promote sustainable cruise tourism
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Two organisations plan to work together to grow cruise traffic in Spain and the Mediterranean

30 years of intelligent design at SMC Design

30 years of intelligent design at SMC Design
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

SMC Design has been at the forefront of passenger ship design for three decades. Jon Ingleton met the senior management team at its head office in London

We ask the company why it has been at the forefront of passenger ship design for three decades

Introducing the CLIA Executive Partner Technology Initiative

Introducing the CLIA Executive Partner Technology Initiative
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

This year, CLIA introduced a new advisory council that aims to help the cruise industry solve its challenges with technology. ICFR speaks to the group’s chairman Ian Richardson, who is also the co-founder and CEO of independent technology consultancy TheICEway, to find out more

Chairman Ian Richardson explains how the new CLIA advisory council will help the cruise industry

Dansk Wilton installs custom carpets on Celebrity Edge

Dansk Wilton installs custom carpets on Celebrity Edge
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Celebrity Cruises' newest ship features durable Colortec carpets in staterooms and suites

V.Ships Leisure wins service contract for Magellan Explorer

V.Ships Leisure wins service contract for Magellan Explorer
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Company to provide technical management services for Antarctica21's polar expedition cruise ship

Tunisian ferry operator implements Hogia BOOKIT system

Tunisian ferry operator implements Hogia BOOKIT system
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Solution will help Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation to manage all ticket reservations

50 years of innovation at Royal Caribbean

50 years of innovation at Royal Caribbean
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 19, 2018

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is renowned for being dedicated to continuous improvement, high quality guest service and inventive ships. Rebecca Gibson takes a look at how the company has stayed successful over the past five decades

ICFR explores what has helped the company to stay successful for five decades

Carnival reveals inaugural voyages for Carnival Radiance

Carnival reveals inaugural voyages for Carnival Radiance
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, November 19, 2018

Renovated ship will debut in 2020 after US$200 million dry dock in Spain

Hurtigruten to be the first to power cruise ships with liquified biogas

Hurtigruten to be the first to power cruise ships with liquified biogas
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 19, 2018

Expedition cruise line to use cutaways from fisheries and other organic waste to run six vessels from 2021

Finalists named for 2019 Bacardi Legacy Cruise Competition

Finalists named for 2019 Bacardi Legacy Cruise Competition
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 19, 2018

Bartenders from Carnival, Holland America, P&O Cruises, Norwegian and Tallink to compete 

Windstar Cruises to renovate and extend Star Class ships

Windstar Cruises to renovate and extend Star Class ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 16, 2018

The US$250 million Star Plus initiative will impact all aspects of the onboard experience

Meyer Turku starts building Carnival's first LNG newbuild

Meyer Turku starts building Carnival's first LNG newbuild
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 16, 2018

Company's largest-ever newbuild will debut in 2020 and be followed by a sister in 2022

Royal Caribbean names Symphony of the Seas at new Miami terminal

Royal Caribbean names Symphony of the Seas at new Miami terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 16, 2018

World's largest cruise ship was named by American actors Carlos and Alexa PenaVega and their son

Holland America Line introduces new Club Orange programme

Holland America Line introduces new Club Orange programme
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 16, 2018

The initiative gives guests exclusive benefits and dining, a dedicated concierge and priority access

ForSea completes all-electric ferry conversions to reduce emissions

ForSea completes all-electric ferry conversions to reduce emissions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, November 15, 2018

The diesel engines on Tycho Brahe and Aurora have been replaced with batteries

Crystal Serenity undergoes extensive redesign

Crystal Serenity undergoes extensive redesign
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Vessel now boasts one of the highest per-guest space and service ratios in the industry