Onboard experience news, features and events

Perfecting the dining experience at sea

Perfecting the dining experience at sea
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, April 19, 2019

Galleys and eateries are an essential ingredient in perfecting the onboard dining experience. Jacqui Griffiths asks operators how they surprise and delight passengers

We ask cruise operators why galleys and eateries are an essential ingredient in delighting passengers

Combining expert design and brand integrity at Studio DADO

Combining expert design and brand integrity at Studio DADO
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, April 18, 2019

Studio DADO’s refurbishments combine expert design and craftsmanship with brand integrity and deep insight into guests’ expectations. Jacqui Griffiths asks founding partner Yohandel Ruiz how it’s done

Founding partner Yohandel Ruiz shares how the company meets guests’ expectations

Bold designs for a luxury new cruise ship

Bold designs for a luxury new cruise ship
By Lindsay James | Monday, April 15, 2019

Next year, Saga Cruises will add the highly anticipated Spirit of Adventure to its fleet. AD Associates shares its design ambitions for the vessel

AD Associates shares its design ambitions for Saga Cruises' highly anticipated Spirit of Adventure

Oceania Cruises introduces plant-based dishes to menu

Oceania Cruises introduces plant-based dishes to menu
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, April 15, 2019

Additions will include desserts, raw juices and smoothies

Mardi Gras to feature first-ever Carnival Excel suites

Mardi Gras to feature first-ever Carnival Excel suites
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, April 12, 2019

New accommodation will offer guests select amenities and access to resort-style deck, Loft 19

Wightlink forms partnership with Grace's Bakery

Wightlink forms partnership with Grace's Bakery
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

UK operator to provide ferry customers with sandwiches made from locally sourced ingredients

Studio DADO designs multiple spaces for Seven Seas Splendor

Studio DADO designs multiple spaces for Seven Seas Splendor
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 4, 2019

Suites, lounges, restaurants, a spa and theatre will offer a luxury experience when ship debuts in 2020

Holland America Line adds seven new cocktails to menu

Holland America Line adds seven new cocktails to menu
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Dale DeGroff developed the list to showcase the line’s commitment to food and beverage trends

Regent to almost double internet bandwidth across entire fleet

Regent to almost double internet bandwidth across entire fleet
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 1, 2019

Line is also debuting a free valet laundry service for suite guests and a real-time digital feedback form

Virgin Voyages designs music venues for Scarlet Lady

Virgin Voyages designs music venues for Scarlet Lady
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 29, 2019

Vessel will offer a karaoke room, record shop and live music from award-winning musicians and DJs

Celebrity Summit undergoes multimillion-dollar modernisation

Celebrity Summit undergoes multimillion-dollar modernisation
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, March 26, 2019

BG Studio International, Hirsch Bedner Associates and Kelly Hoppen all redesigned areas of the ship

Adam D. Tihany to design Seabourn's two expedition ships

Adam D. Tihany to design Seabourn's two expedition ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, March 22, 2019

Industry icon will create the ultra-luxury interior and exterior spaces on Seabourn Venture and her sister 

Industry experts to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo in Barcelona

Industry experts to attend Cruise Ship Interiors Expo in Barcelona
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 22, 2019

Trimline, Magicman, SMC Design and Bolidt are among the exhibitors attending the event

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo announces additional speakers

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo announces additional speakers
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, March 18, 2019

Event will address sustainability, design trends for 2021 and the use of colour

New stateroom designs on Carnival’s Mardi Gras

New stateroom designs on Carnival’s Mardi Gras
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, March 15, 2019

DCA Design International and Studio DADO created rooms that maximise space and storage

Tauck to welcome celebrity chefs on Danube river cruises

Tauck to welcome celebrity chefs on Danube river cruises
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Luca Manfé and Jacques Haeringer will host onboard cooking demonstrations and share tips with guests

Carnival refits Carnival Freedom with new onboard experiences

Carnival refits Carnival Freedom with new onboard experiences
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Ship now has a new waterpark, Bonsai Sushi Express and retail spaces after multimillion-dollar dry dock

YSA Design creates restaurant interiors on MSC Bellissima

YSA Design creates restaurant interiors on MSC Bellissima
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, March 11, 2019

Guests will be able to enjoy Ramón Freixa’s Hola! Tapas bar and Jean-Philippe Maury’s Chocolaterie

De Jorio Design International creates interiors on MSC Bellissima

De Jorio Design International creates interiors on MSC Bellissima
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Studio designed all cabins, suites, apartments and most of the public areas onboard the ship

Norwegian Cruise Line launches Cruise Norwegian app fleet-wide

Norwegian Cruise Line launches Cruise Norwegian app fleet-wide
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, March 4, 2019

Solution aims to enhance the guest experience with express booking services and entertainment