Onboard experience news, features and events

Sembawang starts interior refit onboard Dawn Princess

Sembawang starts interior refit onboard Dawn Princess
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 24, 2017

P&O Cruises' ship will be upgraded with new restaurants and a top deck water park

New dining venues and bars added to Carnival Sensation

New dining venues and bars added to Carnival Sensation
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 24, 2017

Carnival ship underwent multi-million dollar refurbishment in The Bahamas

Wade Cleophas wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Bartender of the Year

Wade Cleophas wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Bartender of the Year
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 17, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line bartender will represent cruise industry at global final this May

Carnival Dream resumes service with new dining venues

Carnival Dream resumes service with new dining venues
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Carnival ship features five new food and beverage offerings following upgrade in The Bahamas

MKN Connect software now available online

MKN Connect software now available online
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 9, 2017

Cruise and ferry operators can use software to run MKN’s FlexiCombi and FlexiChef cooking appliances

Heineken introduces new digital in-store display on Viking Line ferry

Heineken introduces new digital in-store display on Viking Line ferry
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 9, 2017

Shelf has a built-in digital screen so guests can learn more about the beers and ciders

Viking XPRS hits the waves with new interiors

Viking XPRS hits the waves with new interiors
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Viking Line passenger ferry resumes service on the Helsinki-Tallinn route

Carnival Ecstasy resumes service after interior refurbishment

Carnival Ecstasy resumes service after interior refurbishment
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 27, 2017

Carnival ship re-starts Charleston departures with new dining and beverage concepts

Forbo Flooring highlights latest design trends in new report

Forbo Flooring highlights latest design trends in new report
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 27, 2017

Report predicts how technologies, colour palettes and more will personalise the cruise experience

Celebrity names Nate Berkus design ambassador for the Edge Class

Celebrity names Nate Berkus design ambassador for the Edge Class
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Berkus will help Celebrity showcase the design for four newbuilds at a series of events

Disney Cruise Line brings Star Wars to sea on Disney Fantasy

Disney Cruise Line brings Star Wars to sea on Disney Fantasy
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Guests can join in themed games, shows, activities, dining experiences, a deck party and more

AIDA brings Starbucks to German cruisers

AIDA brings Starbucks to German cruisers
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Speciality teas and coffees from American chain are now available onboard AIDAprima

Trimline releases new whitepaper on interior refits

Trimline releases new whitepaper on interior refits
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 16, 2017

UK firm outlines how it can help operators redesign and rebrand their vessels

BBC Worldwide launches new TV channel for cruise ships

BBC Worldwide launches new TV channel for cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 12, 2017

BBC HD to lanunch via Global Eagle Entertainment’s MTN TV on P&O Cruises and Cunard ships

Silver Whisper to start World Cruise with new interiors

Silver Whisper to start World Cruise with new interiors
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 5, 2017

Silversea ship renovated in Bahamas ahead of 116-day voyage this January

Carnival Corporation introduces new Ocean Medallion

Carnival Corporation introduces new Ocean Medallion
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, January 4, 2017

First-of-its-kind wearable device enables guests to enjoy a personalised cruise experience

Operating luxury ocean safaris

Operating luxury ocean safaris
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Dietmar Wertanzl, President of CMI Leisure, explains to Rebecca Gibson how his company can help expedition cruise operators to enhance their onboard experience

Dietmar Wertanzl shares how CMI Leisure helps expedition cruise lines enhance their onboard experience

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

Custom Business Solutions installs NorthStar POS at Harvest Caye

Custom Business Solutions installs NorthStar POS at Harvest Caye
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

System is used for guest, server and kiosk ordering on Norwegian's new Belize island

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