Perfecting the dining experience at sea

Perfecting the dining experience at sea
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, April 19, 2019

Galleys and eateries are an essential ingredient in perfecting the onboard dining experience. Jacqui Griffiths asks operators how they surprise and delight passengers

We ask cruise operators why galleys and eateries are an essential ingredient in delighting passengers

Seatrade Cruise Global: key updates from the final day

Seatrade Cruise Global: key updates from the final day
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, April 19, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the fifth day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR's Jon Ingleton shares the last in a series of report about the 2019 event

People-powered design is driving Hurtigruten's success

People-powered design is driving Hurtigruten's success
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, April 19, 2019

Hurtigruten’s new ships combine innovative design with environmentally sustainable hybrid technology – and an entire company’s expertise, says CEO Daniel Skjeldam

Daniel Skjeldam on how the new ships combine innovative design with green hybrid technology

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha

Vahali Shipyard completes hull construction on Tauck’s Andorinha
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

Ship has now been transported to Hardinxveld, the Netherlands for its final outfitting

Stena Line floats out Stena Edda at Avic Weihai Shipyard

Stena Line floats out Stena Edda at Avic Weihai Shipyard
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 19, 2019

New E-Flexer ferry will sail between Belfast and Liverpool when it enters service in spring 2020

UK and Irish cruise numbers surpass two million for first time

UK and Irish cruise numbers surpass two million for first time
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 18, 2019

CLIA report shows the region is the second European market to hit the milestone

Why Prince Edward Island is a favourite with cruise guests

Why Prince Edward Island is a favourite with cruise guests
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Port Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island is adding a second berth so more cruise guests can visit ‘Canada’s Food Island’, which is loved by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Port Charlottetown is adding a second berth so more cruise guests can visit ‘Canada’s Food Island’

Combining expert design and brand integrity at Studio DADO

Combining expert design and brand integrity at Studio DADO
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Studio DADO’s refurbishments combine expert design and craftsmanship with brand integrity and deep insight into guests’ expectations. Jacqui Griffiths asks founding partner Yohandel Ruiz how it’s done

Founding partner Yohandel Ruiz shares how the company meets guests’ expectations

Seatrade Cruise Global: what happened on day four?

Seatrade Cruise Global: what happened on day four?
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, April 18, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the fourth day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR’s Jon Ingleton shares more updates from the industry's biggest event

Berenblum Busch Architects designs Carnival's Japan terminal

Berenblum Busch Architects designs Carnival's Japan terminal
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Uragashira Cruise Terminal will be located in Sasebo Bay and will open in 2020 

Seatrade Cruise Global: hot topics from day three

Seatrade Cruise Global: hot topics from day three
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the third day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR recalls the highlights from MedCruise, Ponant, Carnival, Windstar and more

The secret to growing in a niche cruise market

The secret to growing in a niche cruise market
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Florida’s SunStone Ships has established itself as a specialist tonnage provider for the expedition market and has accrued a whole host of enviable customers. Niels-Erik Lund, the firm’s CEO, tells us more

Niels-Erik Lund shares how SunStone Ships has become a tonnage provider for the expedition market

How floating hotels can cut costs during ship refits

How floating hotels can cut costs during ship refits
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Miray International’s chairman Vedat Ugurlu tells Rebecca Gibson how housing crew, vendors and project teams on chartered ferries can help cruise brands save time and money during ship refits

Miray International’s Vedat Ugurlu explains the benefits of housing project teams on chartered ferries

Vasco da Gama joins the Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet

Vasco da Gama joins the Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Ship will begin her maiden voyage on 22 April from Singapore to London, England

Seatrade Cruise Global: highlights from day two

Seatrade Cruise Global: highlights from day two
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida from 7-11 April 2019. Here, he shares the best bits from the second day of the biggest cruise industry event of the year

ICFR’s Jon Ingleton shares updates from Cruise Europe, Studio DADO, Royal Caribbean and others

AmaWaterways launches new AmaDouro in Portugal

AmaWaterways launches new AmaDouro in Portugal
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Advantage Travel Partnership CEO Julia Lo Bue-Said christened the river cruise ship in Porto