Author: Guest

Thought leaders from across the passenger shipping industry contribute articles to CruiseandFerry.net, as well as to our International Cruise & Ferry Review and Cruise & Ferry Interiors publications. Guest authors include executives from cruise, ferry and port associations across the world.

How Kelly Hoppen is redefining cruise ship interior design

How Kelly Hoppen is redefining cruise ship interior design
By Guest | Friday, February 16, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is working with interiors expert Kelly Hoppen to push the boundaries of design for Celebrity Edge. Anthony Pearce finds out more

The interiors expert tells us how she is working with Celebrity Cruises 

A look at how Spear Green Design works on ship interiors

A look at how Spear Green Design works on ship interiors
By Guest | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Jeremy Spear of Spear Green Design discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to creating vessel interiors

Jeremy Spear discusses the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to create vessel interiors

How Hurtigruten is driving the industry to a green future

How Hurtigruten is driving the industry to a green future
By Guest | Friday, February 2, 2018

Hurtigruten’s newbuilds are going to change the face of explorer travel forever, Rune Thomas Ege tells Sam Ballard

Norwegian line’s newbuilds are going to change the face of explorer travel forever

How Survitec helps ship operators put safety first

How Survitec helps ship operators put safety first
By Guest | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Rob Wallace explores the benefits of working with a multi-brand service operator when it comes to keeping onboard safety equipment and lifeboats up to date and working well

A look at how a multi-brand service operator can help operators keep safety equipment working well

P&O Cruises Australia is on a high down under

P&O Cruises Australia is on a high down under
By Guest | Monday, January 15, 2018

Sture Myrmell, president of P&O Cruises Australia, shares his thoughts on the rapid cruise growth in Australasia with Anthony Pearce

Sture Myrmell shares his thoughts on the rapid cruise growth in Australasia 

What are the top five steps to interior refit success?

What are the top five steps to interior refit success?
By Guest | Friday, December 22, 2017

Trimline co-chairman Mike Oliver shares the top five factors cruise and ferry operators should consider when choosing an interior contractor for vessel refits

Trimline's Mike Oliver shares what operators should consider when choosing a contractor 

Regent Seven Seas is leading the way in luxury

Regent Seven Seas is leading the way in luxury
By Guest | Monday, December 11, 2017

Exciting growth and change is underway for the luxury segment, as Regent Seven Seas Cruises CEO Jason Montague tells Charlie Bartlett

Exciting change is underway for the luxury segment, says CEO Jason Montague

A look at how Jadrolinija is catering for increased tourism

A look at how Jadrolinija is catering for increased tourism
By Guest | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Alan Klanac gives Sandra Speares a heads-up on Croatian operator Jadrolinija’s major expansion programme to cater for growing tourism in the Adriatic

Alan Klanac gives us a heads-up on the Croatian operator’s major expansion programme 

Setting an example in the ferry industry

Setting an example in the ferry industry
By Guest | Monday, November 27, 2017

Max Tan tells Charlie Bartlett why Majestic Fast Ferry’s new twin-hulled ferries will make the company faster and safer than other Singaporean operators

Max Tan explains why Majestic Fast Ferry’s new twin-hulled ferries will make the company faster

Bringing European ports and international cruise lines together

Bringing European ports and international cruise lines together
By Guest | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Cruise Europe is working hard to help its 130 port members forge strong relationships with the world’s cruise lines and meet their needs, says managing director Jens Skrede

Cruise Europe is working hard to help its 130 port members forge strong relationships 

How Britain’s maritime industry can arm itself against cyber criminals

How Britain’s maritime industry can arm itself against cyber criminals
By Guest | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Computer Network Defence’s Andy Cuff outlines why passenger shipping operators should adopt the Department of Transport’s code of practice for cybersecurity

Computer Network Defence’s Andy Cuff highlights the importance of cybersecurity practices 

Fred. Olsen is navigating new waters in the cruise industry

Fred. Olsen is navigating new waters in the cruise industry
By Guest | Monday, November 13, 2017

Cruise line's expansion into the river sector will enable it to offer a world of choice to passengers, says managing director Mike Rodwell

Managing director Mike Rodwell says expansion into the river sector will give guests more choice

When East meets West at Princess Cruises

When East meets West at Princess Cruises
By Guest | Monday, November 6, 2017

Jan Swartz tells Sandra Speares about her new role as president of two Carnival Corporation brands, and Princess Cruises’ latest fleet enhancements

Jan Swartz tells Sandra Speares about her new role as president of two Carnival Corporation brands

Carnival UK on flying the flag for Britain

Carnival UK on flying the flag for Britain
By Guest | Friday, November 3, 2017

David Dingle, chairman of Carnival UK, tells Charlie Bartlett why he is optimistic that Cunard Line and P&O Cruises will continue to flourish post-Brexit

David Dingle explains why he is optimistic that Cunard Line and P&O Cruises will flourish post-Brexit 

BC Ferries makes changes to be more environmentally friendly

BC Ferries makes changes to be more environmentally friendly
By Guest | Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Captain Jamie Marshall explains to Sam Ballard why the changes BC Ferries is making will secure its future and create a better world for everyone

Captain Jamie Marshall explains how BC Ferries is creating a better world for everyone

Viking Line takes a sustainable step in the right direction

Viking Line takes a sustainable step in the right direction
By Guest | Monday, October 30, 2017

Jans Hanses explains to Sandra Speares how Viking Line is reducing the environmental impact of its operations

Jans Hanses explains to Sandra Speares how Viking Line is reducing their environmental impact 

Keeping customers happy in the ferry business

Keeping customers happy in the ferry business
By Guest | Friday, October 27, 2017

Michael Grey explores how well-trained, knowledgeable and friendly staff can help ferry lines to drive customer loyalty

Michael Grey explores how well-trained and friendly staff can help ferry lines drive customer loyalty

TUI Cruises on playing the numbers game

TUI Cruises on playing the numbers game
By Guest | Saturday, October 21, 2017

Sam Ballard speaks to Wybcke Meier, CEO of TUI Cruises, about the company’s plans for cruise industry domination

CEO Wybcke Meier about the company’s plans for cruise industry domination

Connecting people through the use of technology

Connecting people through the use of technology
By Guest | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Sam Ballard talks to Hovertravel and Caledonian MacBrayne to understand how technology is changing the way they communicate and operate

Hovertravel and Caledonian MacBrayne tells us how technology is changing their operations

YSA Design shares its vision for the fast-changing cruise market

YSA Design shares its vision for the fast-changing cruise market
By Guest | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Norwegian design firm outlines how it plans to create cruise interiors that deliver unforgettable experiences