Contributor: Jacqui Griffiths

Jacqui has been a professional writer for more than 15 years. She covers a range of industries and has written for International Cruise & Ferry Review since 2012.

Immerse yourself in the island way of life

Immerse yourself in the island way of life
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Prince Edward Island provides endless opportunities for cruise passengers to savour an authentic island experience

Prince Edward Island provides cruise passengers with the opportunities for an authentic experience

Five-star service to improve the passenger experience

Five-star service to improve the passenger experience
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Jacqui Griffiths explores how operators and suppliers are working together to deliver seamless services

Jacqui Griffiths explores how operators and suppliers are working together to deliver seamless services

Compact efficiency with Becker Marine Systems

Compact efficiency with Becker Marine Systems
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, March 1, 2019

The company has broken new ground with its COBRA maritime battery system, which is already being used successfully in the Wattentaxi

Firm's innovation COBRA maritime battery system is already used in the Wattentaxi

Jamaica: an island of rich and natural diversity

Jamaica: an island of rich and natural diversity
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

William Tatham of the Port Authority of Jamaica tells Jacqui Griffiths about the diverse attractions offered by the island’s unique ports

William Tatham tells Jacqui Griffiths about the diverse attractions offered by the island’s unique ports

A record of spectacular growth for Canada New England

A record of spectacular growth for Canada New England
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, February 22, 2019

René Trépanier discusses why the region is North America’s fastest growing cruise destination

René Trépanier discusses why the region is North America’s fastest growing cruise destination

Ponant is pioneering the luxury expedition cruise market

Ponant is pioneering the luxury expedition cruise market
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, February 21, 2019

As the company celebrates its 30th anniversary, Hervé Bellaïche discusses its continuing influence

As the company celebrates its 30th anniversary, Hervé Bellaïche discusses its continuing influence

Tauck River & Small Ship Cruising is delivering unique experiences

Tauck River & Small Ship Cruising is delivering unique experiences
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Katharine Bonner, the company's senior vice president, tells Jacqui Griffiths why the company stands out in an increasingly competitive market

Senior vice president Katharine Bonner tells Jacqui Griffiths why the company stands out

Why AmaWaterways is personalising river cruises

Why AmaWaterways is personalising river cruises
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

President and co-owner Rudi Schreiner tells Jacqui Griffiths about the people-centred, innovative culture behind the company’s success

President and co-owner Rudi Schreiner explains the people-centred culture behind the brand's success

How Hurtigruten provides meaningful cruise experiences

How Hurtigruten provides meaningful cruise experiences
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, February 8, 2019

William Harber speaks with Jacqui Griffiths about the latest industry trends and the company’s focus on immersive adventure travel

William Harber talks about industry trends and the company’s focus on immersive adventure travel

How are ports are investing in their success?

How are ports are investing in their success?
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, February 7, 2019

Many ports and port service companies are investing heavily in local improvement in order to sustain a five-star service for visiting cruise ships and their passengers. We take a look at some of the best initiatives

A look at the best ways ports’ are investing in local improvement to sustain five-star service

Freight and tourist ferry services are better together

Freight and tourist ferry services are better together
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Henrik Pedersen from P&O Ferries says the company’s freight and passenger businesses positively impact each other

P&O Ferries’ Henrik Pedersen says both sides of the business positively impact each other

Port St. Maarten: gateway to a unique destination

Port St. Maarten: gateway to a unique destination
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Caribbean port continues full speed ahead to cater to the needs of the cruise industry

Caribbean port continues full speed ahead to cater to the needs of the cruise industry 

Cemre Shipyard has the skills for success

Cemre Shipyard has the skills for success
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

With its first two passenger ferry projects completed to high acclaim, Sinan Kavala discusses how the company’s established itself as an innovative solution provider in this dynamic market

Sinan Kavala discusses the company’s position as an innovative solution provider in this dynamic market

Enabling quality expeditions with SunStone Ships

Enabling quality expeditions with SunStone Ships
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, January 18, 2019

CEO Niels-Erik Lund shares the future plans the largest tonnage provider to the expedition market

CEO Niels-Erik Lund shares the future plans of the largest tonnage provider to the expedition market

Bordeaux offers cruise guests a compelling holiday combination

Bordeaux offers cruise guests a compelling holiday combination
By Jacqui Griffiths | Monday, January 14, 2019

The world’s wine capital is attracting a growing number of maritime and river cruises

The world’s wine capital is attracting a growing number of maritime and river cruises

A leader in delivering experiential cruise travel

A leader in delivering experiential cruise travel
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, January 11, 2019

Dan Blanchard, CEO of UnCruise Adventures, tells Jacqui Griffiths how the company delivers unique experiential adventure travel

Dan Blanchard outlines how UnCruise Adventures delivers unique adventure travel

Grand Bahama Shipyard has grand plans for the future

Grand Bahama Shipyard has grand plans for the future
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Grand Bahama Shipyard, a world leader in ship repair, is ensuring growth by expanding into larger and more complex projects

Ship repair company is ensuring growth by expanding into larger and more complex projects

Making dining distinctive onboard cruise ships

Making dining distinctive onboard cruise ships
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Today’s sea travellers expect exciting food and beverage options to suit their personal tastes. Jacqui Griffiths asks leading operators how they deliver the perfect mix

Operators share how they deliver the perfect food and beverage options to suit guests' personal tastes

How Cruise Baltic helps operators create great cruise experiences

How Cruise Baltic helps operators create great cruise experiences
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Cruise Baltic’s new website provides all the information and resources needed for planning and promoting itineraries

Cruise associations provides information and resources for planning and promoting itineraries

Victoria, British Columbia: A captivating destination

Victoria, British Columbia: A captivating destination
By Jacqui Griffiths | Monday, January 7, 2019

A wealth of attractions, coupled with a commitment to providing a seamless, environmentally friendly experience for cruise passengers, is attracting record numbers

Environmental sustainability and multiple activities are attracting record numbers of cruise passengers 

Setting cruise records in Denmark through cooperation

Setting cruise records in Denmark through cooperation
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, December 28, 2018

Cooperation between ports, destinations and other organisations is paying off as record numbers of cruise guests head to Denmark

2018 marked its longest cruise season yet, with zero cruise calls in only three months of the year  

How The Bahamas is flying the flag for the Caribbean

How The Bahamas is flying the flag for the Caribbean
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, August 9, 2018

Captain Dwain Hutchinson tells Jacqui Griffiths how a balanced approach and close working relationships ensure The Bahamas flag stands for world-class cruise vessels

Captain Dwain Hutchinson explains the values of close partnerships with cruise lines

Strengthening the spirit of success at P&O Ferries

Strengthening the spirit of success at P&O Ferries
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, August 8, 2018

After taking the helm as CEO of P&O Ferries, Janette Bell discusses how she plans to take the brand forward

After taking the helm as CEO, Janette Bell discusses how she plans to take the brand forward

The secret behind next-generation design on cruise ships

The secret behind next-generation design on cruise ships
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Christian Klein and Johannes Jensen tell Jacqui Griffiths how Ocean Architects is bringing unique, innovative concepts to cruise ship design

Ocean Architects' Christian Klein and Johannes Jensen shares their innovation secrets

Designing unique experiences onboard cruise ships

Designing unique experiences onboard cruise ships
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jacqui Griffiths asked Marco de Jorio about how De Jorio Design International creates boundary-pushing designs in an evolving cruise industry

Marco de Jorio explains how De Jorio Design International creates boundary-pushing designs 

Exceptional spaces in the cruise industry

Exceptional spaces in the cruise industry
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Studio DADO’s founding partners tell Jacqui Griffiths how the firm combines ingenuity and insight to create unique interiors for cruise brands

Studio DADO’s founding partners explains how the firm combines ingenuity and insight

Building quality and trust in the cruise industry

Building quality and trust in the cruise industry
By Jacqui Griffiths | Monday, February 12, 2018

Jari Suominen, CEO of NIT, discusses the firm’s approach to marine construction and outfitting, and why there is no substitute for customer-focused expertise

Jari Suominen, CEO of NIT, discusses the firm’s approach to marine construction 

The creative process of bringing ideas to life

The creative process of bringing ideas to life
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, February 9, 2018

Leading interior designers and outfitters tell us how they create unique ideas and concepts, and present them in a way that inspires their clients

Leading interior designers and outfitters tell us how they create unique ideas and concepts

A fresh wave of success for YSA Design

A fresh wave of success for YSA Design
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, February 1, 2018

Anne Mari Gullikstad explains why the company is enjoying great success since its restructure last year

Anne Mari Gullikstad tells us why the company is enjoying great success 

How to find out where cruise guests want to go

How to find out where cruise guests want to go
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Chris Allen tells Jacqui Griffiths about the trends inspiring itinerary planning at Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises

Chris Allen discusses itinerary planning at Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara

Why does colour count onboard a cruise ship?

Why does colour count onboard a cruise ship?
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Nicola Preece at AD Associates tells Jacqui Griffiths why colour is so important in the company’s marine interior designs

Nicola Preece at AD Associates explains why colour is so important in marine interior designs

Investing and expanding at the port of Valencia

Investing and expanding at the port of Valencia
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Plans for a new terminal promise to make sure more cruisers can enjoy Valencia’s attractions

Plans for a new terminal promise to make sure more cruisers can enjoy Valencia’s attractions 

How the cruise industry is celebrating successes

How the cruise industry is celebrating successes
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Around the world, industry awards are celebrating the destinations that help create a stunning cruise experience. We look at some of the latest winners

Industry awards are celebrating the destinations that help create a stunning cruise experience

Leading the way in environmental sustainability

Leading the way in environmental sustainability
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, October 20, 2017

Costa Group and Carnival Asia CEO Michael Thamm tells Jacqui Griffiths about the group’s role in safety, environmental sustainability and new markets

Costa Group and Carnival Asia CEO Michael Thamm discusses safety and environmental sustainability 

Enhancing the ferry vacation experience

Enhancing the ferry vacation experience
By Jacqui Griffiths | Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Jacqui Griffiths looks at how ferry operators are positioning their crossings as part of their customers’ vacation experience

We look at how operators are positioning their crossings as part of customers' vacations

Going from strength to strength

Going from strength to strength
By Jacqui Griffiths | Monday, December 19, 2016

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s Gavin Smith tells Jacqui Griffiths why this is an exciting time for the business

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s Gavin Smith tells us why this is an exciting time for the business

Perfect partners

Perfect partners
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, September 23, 2016

Jacqui Griffiths looks at the big brand partnerships that are helping cruise and ferry operators to create an exclusive experience for guests

We look at the brand partnerships helping cruise and ferry lines create exclusive experiences

Joining forces

Joining forces
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, September 16, 2016

Jacqui Griffiths invites industry executives to discuss how commercial partnerships can help ferry operators optimise performance

Executives discuss how commercial partnerships help ferry operators optimise performance

Managing a mighty supply chain

Managing a mighty supply chain
By Jacqui Griffiths | Monday, May 9, 2016

Keeping ships sailing and guests happy relies on an immense supply chain involving complex systems and thousands of suppliers. Jacqui Griffiths asks operators and suppliers how they meet every stakeholder’s expectations

Operators and suppliers how they manage the supply chain to keep ships sailing and guests happy

Offering quality communications at cruising speed

Offering quality communications at cruising speed
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Cruise and ferry operators depend on their IT providers to enable ever faster and more convenient connectivity for their ships. We hear from a few of the busiest players in this competitive market

IT providers tell us how they are enabling faster and more convenient connectivity for ships