Author: Jon Ingleton

Jon Ingleton is the executive editor of International Cruise & Ferry Review, Cruise & Ferry Interiors and the other publications and electronic media within Tudor Rose’s Cruise & Ferry portfolio. Jon led the launch of the magazine in 1991 and became executive editor for a second time when Tudor Rose acquired the title in 2011.

Why cruise passengers should visit the city of Dubai

Why cruise passengers should visit the city of Dubai
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Jon Ingleton speaks to Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing to find out what's on offer for cruise guests in the United Arab Emirates' cosmopolitan city

Dubai’s Department of Tourism gives an overview of what's on offer for tourists 

Investing in green ferries

Investing in green ferries
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, August 28, 2017

Paul Melles talks to Jon Ingleton about Rederij Doeksen’s order for two new eco-friendly 70-metre aluminium catamarans from Strategic Marine

Paul Melles talks about Rederij Doeksen’s order from Strategic Marine

Creating floating gardens

Creating floating gardens
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, August 4, 2017

Barbara Bressem, partner and managing director at Dauerflora, explains to Jon Ingleton how the interior landscaping company uses plants and greenery to transform passenger ships

Barbara Bressemm explains how the interior landscaping company uses plants to transform ships

Colour impressions

Colour impressions
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, August 3, 2017

Georgina Wright, textile design consultant for Elmo Leather, talks Jon Ingleton through the mysterious art of colour palette development and selection for appealing and contemporary interiors

Georgina Wright discusses the mysterious art of colour palette development


Better than the competition

Better than the competition
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, July 21, 2017

MBNA Thames Clippers’ Sean Collins is a third-generation waterman, but the first to build a sustainable ferry business on the Thames that’s appreciated by passengers and investors alike. Jon Ingleton reports

Sean Collins is the first to build a sustainable ferry business on the Thames. Jon Ingleton reports

Highlights of the Baltic Sea

Highlights of the Baltic Sea
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, July 7, 2017

Jon Ingleton reports from the recent Cruise Baltic Summit in Kalmar, Sweden having spent a week touring eastern Baltic destinations

Jon Ingleton reports from the recent Cruise Baltic Summit in Sweden, and nearby destinations

Helping operators to ensure safe cruising in cold waters

Helping operators to ensure safe cruising in cold waters
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Foreship’s new consulting service will help shipowners to meet Polar Code requirements, says chairman Markus Aarnio

Foreship’s Markus Aarnio speaks about its new Polar Code consulting service

Norwegian cruise ports invest in their future

Norwegian cruise ports invest in their future
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, May 5, 2017

Our executive editor Jon Ingleton shares some of the highlights from Cruises Norway’s annual Norway Day event

Jon Ingleton shares some of the highlights from Cruises Norway’s annual Norway Day event

Seatrade Cruise Global: State of the Global Cruise Industry

Seatrade Cruise Global: State of the Global Cruise Industry
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Arnold Donald, Richard Fain, Frank del Rio and Pierfrancesco Vago spoke at the conference

Seatrade Cruise Global: cruise line news

Seatrade Cruise Global: cruise line news
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 24, 2017

Jon Ingleton shares the second in a four-part review of his time at Seatrade Cruise Global

Seatrade Cruise Global: the exhibition

Seatrade Cruise Global: the exhibition
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jon Ingleton shares the first in a four-part review of his time at Seatrade Cruise Global

Learning valuable cruise lessons in Odessa

Learning valuable cruise lessons in Odessa
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 3, 2017

The MedCruise General Assembly has been an internationally recognised and valued educational industry roadshow for 20 years. In May 2016, 120 delegates arrived in Odessa for the 48th meeting. Jon Ingleton reports

Jon Ingleton reviews the May 2016 MedCruise General Assembly in Odessa

A refreshing change for Azamara’s twin sisters

A refreshing change for Azamara’s twin sisters
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, September 22, 2016

The elegant Azamara sisters needed some love and attention to restore their ageing interiors. Jon Ingleton speaks to Francesca Bucci, Bert Van Middendorp and other members of the project team after the ships successfully re-entered service

We speak to Francesca Bucci, Bert Van Middendorp and other members of the project team

A bigger role for the supporting cast

A bigger role for the supporting cast
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Carnival Maritime was established in 2015 to provide a shore-based marine services and monitoring unit to deliver 24/7 support for the 26 captains in the AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises and Costa Asia fleets. Jon Ingleton talks to newly appointed Executive Vice President Lars Ljoen

Jon Ingleton talks to Lars Ljoen about the services Carnival Maritime provides to AIDA and Costa

Form and function

Form and function
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The single occupancy suites on Norwegian Epic and the virtual balconies onboard Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas have earned PriestmanGoode rapid entry into the (mythical) maritime interior design hall of fame. Jon Ingleton learns more about form and function in conversation with Paul Priestman

Paul Priestman explains how PriestmanGoode earned its place in the maritime interior design hall of fame

Mediterranean riches

Mediterranean riches
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, October 23, 2015

Cruise lines and destinations gathered in June for the MedCruise General Assembly to discuss the major challenges and opportunities for the Mediterranean cruise industry. Jon Ingleton reports from the event

Jon Ingleton shares the highlights from the June 2015 MedCruise General Assembly

Through the eyes of the customer

Through the eyes of the customer
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, October 19, 2015

Captain Sander Groothius, director of maritime operations at Windstar Cruises, tells Jon Ingleton about the importance of putting himself in his customers’ shoes when he visits new ports

Windstar Cruises' Captain Sander Groothius shares his tips for creating a perfect itinerary

MedCruise General Assembly opens at the Port of Zadar

MedCruise General Assembly opens at the Port of Zadar
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Cruise line and port executives will focus on how to boost cruise tourism in the Med

Enhancing communications for passengers and crew at sea

Enhancing communications for passengers and crew at sea
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 27, 2015

Brent Horwitz explains how MTN is delivering a faster and cheaper service 

Winter wonderland: the Northern Norway cruising experience

Winter wonderland: the Northern Norway cruising experience
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, March 12, 2015

From reindeer sledging to the Northern Lights, Jon Ingleton reflects on a memorable trip to Norway