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.

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

Managing human resources efficiently

Managing human resources efficiently
By Guest | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Sigrid Kviteberg, project director at Adonis, outlines how the company can help shipowners to implement reliable human resource management systems

Sigrid Kviteberg outlines how Adonis can help shipowners with human resource management systems

Caring, measuring, sharing

Caring, measuring, sharing
By Guest | Monday, January 16, 2017

MedCruise ports expand activities caring about performance, economic impact and user satisfaction, says Thanos Pallis, secretary general of MedCruise

MedCruise ports expand activities caring about performance, economic impact and user satisfaction

Malta: it’s all happening here

Malta: it’s all happening here
By Guest | Friday, January 6, 2017

Long considered to be a microcosm of the Mediterranean and a favourite with travellers seeking an authentic island experience, Malta is a unique port to visit year-round

Malta is a microcosm of the Mediterranean, making it a unique port to visit year-round

Investing in a stronger future for Wightlink

Investing in a stronger future for Wightlink
By Guest | Thursday, January 5, 2017

Sandra Speares chats to Sean Millward, Head of Business Operations at Wightlink, about the company’s new hybrid ferry and infrastructure investments

Sean Millward speaks about Wightlink’s new hybrid ferry and infrastructure investments

Prioritising continuous improvement

Prioritising continuous improvement
By Guest | Friday, December 30, 2016

Canadian ferry operator Marine Atlantic is focused on reducing its environmental footprint while enhancing the customer experience. Chief Executive Paul Griffin speaks with Sandra Speares

Paul Griffin tells us how Marine Atlantic is reducing its environmental footprint while enhancing the guest experience

Going green with hybrid passenger ferries

Going green with hybrid passenger ferries
By Guest | Friday, December 23, 2016

Deon Mortensen, Director of Ship Management, takes Sandra Speares through Fjord1’s plans for hybrid ferries and reducing its environmental footprint

Deon Mortensen shares Fjord1’s plans for hybrid ferries and reducing its environmental footprint

Creating successful new ferry berths

Creating successful new ferry berths
By Guest | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Michael Grey discusses the factors that contribute to the success or failure of ferry routes and services

Michael Grey discusses the factors that contribute to the success or failure of ferry routes and services

Addressing and alleviating cruise passenger stress

Addressing and alleviating cruise passenger stress
By Guest | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Cruise operators must relieve various stresses during the cruise experience to make it more relaxing and build brand affinity, says Frank Jewett, Vice President of Hospitality at UIEvolution

UIEvolution's Frank Jewett explains how operators can make cruising more relaxing

Boosting business performance in the ferry industry

Boosting business performance in the ferry industry
By Guest | Friday, December 16, 2016

Carus brings ferry industry experience to help ferry companies maximise opportunities for growth, says Simon Johnson, President of Carus Executive Consulting

Carus brings ferry industry experience to help operators maximise growth, says Simon Johnson

Ibiza – with Formentera close at hand

Ibiza – with Formentera close at hand
By Guest | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Offering unwavering appeal to guests young and old, Ibiza and neighbouring Formentera have lots to offer

Offering unwavering appeal to guests young and old, Ibiza and neighbouring Formentera have lots to offer

Ensuring consistent high hygiene standards

Ensuring consistent high hygiene standards
By Guest | Monday, December 12, 2016

Warewashing technology specialist Meiko is helping cruise and ferry companies tackle a number of key challenges when looking to meet industry regulations

Warewashing technology specialist Meiko helps ship operators meet regulations

Speaking with a united voice in Europe

Speaking with a united voice in Europe
By Guest | Friday, December 9, 2016

Cruise Europe is working with its members, cruise lines, ports, ESPO and CLIA to strengthen the European cruise industry, says Jens Skrede

Jens Skrede shares how Cruise Europe is working to strengthen Europe's cruise industry

A wealth of opportunity for the UK ferry sector

A wealth of opportunity for the UK ferry sector
By Guest | Monday, December 5, 2016

Ferry industry stalwart Bill Moses explains to Sandra Speares why the UK’s exit from the European Union could breathe new life into the market

Ferry expert Bill Moses explains why the UK’s EU exit could breathe new life into the market

Cruise to the future with the FCCA

Cruise to the future with the FCCA
By Guest | Friday, November 25, 2016

Michele Paige highlights how Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association membership can help destinations enhance and promote their ports and onshore offerings to cruise lines

Michele Paige highlights how FCCA membership can help destinations promote their ports

Condor Ferries is triumphing over adversity

Condor Ferries is triumphing over adversity
By Guest | Friday, November 25, 2016

Condor Ferries has been blighted by service issues following the launch of its newest ferry in March 2015. However, as new CEO Paul Luxon tells Sandra Speares, it helped the company to improve operations and customer experience

CEO Paul Luxon tells us how the line's recent problems have led to improved operations

Making the Big Easy an attractive port of call

Making the Big Easy an attractive port of call
By Guest | Monday, November 14, 2016

With a number of the industry’s major players visiting and sailing from the Port of New Orleans, the ‘Big Easy’ has established itself as one of the largest cruise and river cruise centres in the US

A number of major ocean and river cruise players are visiting and sailing from Port of New Orleans

Interferry pledges safety lead at state of the industry conference

Interferry pledges safety lead at state of the industry conference
By Guest | Monday, October 31, 2016

Inteferry shares an update from its 41st annual conference in the Philippines

Inteferry shares an update from its 41st annual conference in the Philippines

Raising safety standards

Raising safety standards
By Guest | Monday, October 3, 2016

Chairman Chet Pastrana tells Sandra Speares about Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation’s plans to offer passengers safer, more comfortable and reliable ferry services

Chet Pastrana tells us about Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation’s plans for safer ferry services

Wärtsilä highlights the importance of energy efficiency

Wärtsilä highlights the importance of energy efficiency
By Guest | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Improving energy efficiency enables cruise ship and ferry operators to reduce operating costs and emissions