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.

Setting the Den Breejen quality standard

Setting the Den Breejen quality standard
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Family-run Den Breejen Shipyard has built a mighty reputation in the river cruise sector. Jon Ingleton met with Ilona Kamsteeg-Den Breejen to find out why

Ilona Kamsteeg-Den Breejen tells us why the yard has a a mighty reputation in the river cruise sector

How Wärtsilä is winning ballast water battles

How Wärtsilä is winning ballast water battles
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Jon Ingleton looks at why Wärtsilä is a front runner when passenger ship operators are seeking to implement ballast water management

We ask why the company is a front runner for passenger ship operators 

The secrets behind quality craftsmanship on passenger ships

The secrets behind quality craftsmanship on passenger ships
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, August 2, 2018

Jon Ingleton asks FZ Collection CEO Felicia Zwebner the secrets of manufacturing stylish, yet durable, case goods and furniture upholstery for passenger shipping clients

Felicia Zwebner tells us more about FZ Collection's case goods and furniture upholstery 

How M Studio London is keeping the interiors of cruise ships fresh

How M Studio London is keeping the interiors of cruise ships fresh
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Alan McVitty, director of M Studio London, gives Jon Ingleton an insight into the company’s design approach and a tip on judging interior excellence

Alan McVitty, director of M Studio London, explains the company’s design approach 


The importance of establishing efficient innovation

The importance of establishing efficient innovation
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, June 18, 2018

Trimline and PEC are developing a new lightweight composite cabin that could soon become the norm in the cruise and ferry industries. Jon Ingleton speaks to Neil Quinlan to find out more

Trimline and PEC are developing a new lightweight composite cabin that could soon become the norm 

Exploring Northern Norway's autumn glory with Cruise Norway

Exploring Northern Norway's autumn glory with Cruise Norway
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 30, 2018

Jon Ingleton reviews the highlights of Cruise Norway’s late 2017 familiarisation trip to Narvik, Alta, Lakselv, North Cape, Honningsvag and Tromso

Highlights of a fam trip to Narvik, Alta, Lakselv, North Cape, Honningsvag and Tromso

How MJM Group is helping Azamara reshape its fleet

How MJM Group is helping Azamara reshape its fleet
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Azamara Club Cruises is to welcome Azamara Pursuit after a major refit by MJM Group in Northern Ireland. Jon Ingleton speaks with both companies’ leaders Larry Pimentel and Brian McConville to learn more

We learn about the refit project on Azamara Pursuit from Larry Pimentel and Brian McConville

Seatrade Cruise Global: Key updates from the final day

Seatrade Cruise Global: Key updates from the final day
By Jon Ingleton | Friday, March 16, 2018

The exhibition floors were bustling with activity until the end of Seatrade Cruise Global. This final highlights report comprises a series of short updates from ICFR executive editor Jon Ingleton's wanderings and chance encounters throughout the week.

ICFR shares a series of short updates from the final day of the 2018 event in Fort Lauderdale

Seatrade Cruise Global: Top moments from day four

Seatrade Cruise Global: Top moments from day four
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Press conferences and interviews are routine fare for a journalist at Seatrade Cruise Global, but there was a lot to look forward to on the fourth day of the 2018 event, says ICFR's Jon Ingleton

ICFR's Jon Ingleton shares noteworthy announcements from Seatrade Cruise Global

Seatrade Cruise Global: Best bits from day three

Seatrade Cruise Global: Best bits from day three
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The State of the Industry debate has always been the headline act of Seatrade Cruise Global. ICFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton reviews some of the highlights

ICFR reports on some of the major updates from the event's annual State of the Industry debate

Seatrade Cruise Global: Highlights from day one and two

Seatrade Cruise Global: Highlights from day one and two
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

ICFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton was at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 4-8 March 2018. Here, he shares the best bits from the first two days of the event, which is always first in the diary for cruise industry executives

ICFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton shares the best bits from the opening days of the event

The impact of plants and flowers onboard

The impact of plants and flowers onboard
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Sincere, creative, passionate, fun and determined are all appropriate adjectives to describe Barbara Bressem at Dauerflora. Jon Ingleton spent some time with her to find out about building green

Creative, passionate and determined are all ways to describe Barbara Bressem at Dauerflora

Exploring inner character with interior design at P&O Australia

Exploring inner character with interior design at P&O Australia
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Pacific Explorer, the latest addition to P&O Australia’s fleet, emerged from her 12-day transformation in Singapore in June 2017. Jon Ingleton chats to Petra Ryberg about the modernisation of this elegant lady

Petra Ryberg tells us about transforming Pacific Explorer during a 12-day dry dock in June 2017

How Norwegian Joy is changing the cruise industry in China

How Norwegian Joy is changing the cruise industry in China
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, February 5, 2018

Norwegian Joy boasts numerous industry firsts for the owner and the wider cruise industry. But will the public spaces win over her discerning passenger demographic? Jon Ingleton quizzed the design team to seek an answer

Norwegian Joy boasts numerous industry firsts for the owner and the wider cruise industry

The magnificence of the Mediterranean

The magnificence of the Mediterranean
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

MedCruise and its members have proven their mettle throughout the recent challenges facing the cruise industry in the Mediterranean Sea. Jon Ingleton reports from the 50th General Assembly in Gibraltar

MedCruise has proven its mettle throughout the recent challenges facing the cruise industry 

A region rich in highlights and opportunities

A region rich in highlights and opportunities
By Jon Ingleton | Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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 Kalmar, Sweden

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