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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.

Cruising like a local

Cruising like a local
By Guest | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sandra Speares catches up with Orlando Ashford to understand how Holland America Line is giving guests opportunities to learn and grow

Orlando Ashford discusses how Holland America Line give guests opportunities to learn and grow 

Sustainable Ocean Summit explores renewable energy

Sustainable Ocean Summit explores renewable energy
By Guest | Thursday, July 20, 2017

The World Ocean Council sets sustainable development goals for 2030


Britain's appeal as a cruise destination increases in 2016

Britain's appeal as a cruise destination increases in 2016
By Guest | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Angie Redhead, chair of CruiseBritain, explains that Britain’s scenery and port investments are the reason behind its popularity as a cruise destination

CruiseBritain's Angie Redhead, explains Britain’s popularity as a cruise destination

High tech cruise time

High tech cruise time
By Guest | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Cruise lines are becoming increasingly high tech in their offering to guests and the new Vista class is no exception. Carnival Cruise Line’s Christine Duffy tells Sandra Speares

Christine Duffy tells us how Carnival is becoming increasingly high tech in its guest offering

Industry experts

Industry experts
By Guest | Monday, July 3, 2017

Olaf Groeger tells Sam Ballard how Columbia Cruise Services is making a big noise by staying small

Olaf Groeger tells Sam Ballard how Columbia Cruise Services is making a big noise by staying small

The rising tide of onboard spend

The rising tide of onboard spend
By Guest | Friday, June 30, 2017

Cruise lines must invest in improving the onboard customer experience to boost revenue, advises Alex Avery, director of Airports, Travel and Commercial Spaces at Pragma Consulting

Cruise lines must improve the onboard experience to boost revenue, says Pragma Consulting's Alex Avery

Expansion plans gather pace at MSC Cruises

Expansion plans gather pace at MSC Cruises
By Guest | Thursday, June 29, 2017

MSC Cruises has never been a cruise line to let the grass grow under its feet. Sandra Speares talks to Gianni Onorato to find out about the company’s impressive €9 billion expansion plan to 2026

Gianni Onorato tells us about the company’s impressive €9 billion expansion plan to 2026

The true value of art on cruise ships

The true value of art on cruise ships
By Guest | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tal Danai, founder and CEO of ArtLink, speaks to us about the importance of art in helping to enrich the onboard guest experience

Tal Danai, founder and CEO of ArtLink, shares how art helps to enrich the onboard experience

Lofty ambitions at Tauck

Lofty ambitions at Tauck
By Guest | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Dan Mahar explains to Sam Ballard why with 92 years behind it, luxury river cruise operator Tauck is well equipped for the future

Dan Mahar explains why luxury river cruise operator Tauck is well equipped for the future

Victory Cruise Line gets Cuba approval

Victory Cruise Line gets Cuba approval
By Guest | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Small-ship operator Victory Cruise Lines offers travellers the perfect way to see all that Cuba has to offer, while complying with US Government regulations, says president and CEO Bruce Nierenberg

President and CEO Bruce Nierenberg tells us why the line offers the perfect way to travel to Cuba

Setting a successful shipbuilding course

Setting a successful shipbuilding course
By Guest | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Victoria Shipyards is ideally placed to increase its already bulging order book, says Joseph O’Rourke

Victoria Shipyards is ideally placed to increase its already bulging order book, says Joseph O’Rourke

Polar adventures with an expedition expert

Polar adventures with an expedition expert
By Guest | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Daniel Skjeldam explains to Sandra Speares why Hurtigruten has a good deal to offer the more adventurous traveller

Daniel Skjeldam explains why Hurtigruten has a good deal to offer the more adventurous traveller

Taking the helm at Stena Line

Taking the helm at Stena Line
By Guest | Monday, June 12, 2017

Niclas Mårtensson tells Sandra Speares about his new role as chief executive of European ferry operator Stena Line

Niclas Mårtensson talks about his role as chief executive of the European ferry operator

To dream a dream

To dream a dream
By Guest | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SMC Design’s work for Dream Cruises means the company can offer a more holistic experience for guests

SMC Design’s work for Dream Cruises means it can offer a holistic experience for guests

Every centimetre counts

Every centimetre counts
By Guest | Monday, May 1, 2017

MKN explains how its range of SpaceCombi combi steamers make best use of available space

MKN explains how its range of SpaceCombi combi steamers make best use of available space

A long life for the global ferry fleet

A long life for the global ferry fleet
By Guest | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Michael Grey highlights why the ferry industry is enjoying long-term success, despite an increase in ships being scrapped in other marine markets

Michael Grey highlights why the ferry industry is enjoying long-term success

Sailing in the lap of luxury

Sailing in the lap of luxury
By Guest | Friday, April 7, 2017

Azamara Club Cruises’ Larry Pimentel has built up over two decades of experience in the cruise industry, mostly at the luxury end. Here, he talks to Sandra Speares

Azamara Club Cruises’ Larry Pimentel talks about his luxury cruise line

New members and important priorities

New members and important priorities
By Guest | Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Cruise Europe will work with its 125 members and CLIA to drive European cruise growth and improve environmental changes, says Jens Skrede

Cruise Europe will work with members and CLIA to drive European cruise growth, says Jens Skrede

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association takes a look at global ferry safety

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association takes a look at global ferry safety
By Guest | Friday, March 31, 2017

Worldwide Ferry Safety Association’s Roberta Weisbrod shares some of the highlights delegates can expect at the Ferry Safety & Technology Conference in May

Roberta Weisbrod highlights what delegates can expect at the Ferry Safety & Technology Conference

Brimming with plenty of cruise tourism opportunities

Brimming with plenty of cruise tourism opportunities
By Guest | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Harlingen is a unique city with commercial spirit. Käthe Galema and Janneke Nieuwhof, the port’s Cruise Directors, outline the many attractions that keep guests coming back time and time again

We outline the many attractions that keep guests coming back to Harlingen time and time again