Onboard experience news, features and events

Celebrity Edge to offer SEA-themed spa with various at-sea firsts

Celebrity Edge to offer SEA-themed spa with various at-sea firsts
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 18, 2018

Venue designed by Kelly Hoppen will offer a thermal suite, speciality beds and 124 treatments

New Cruise Ship Interiors Expo to debut in June 2019

New Cruise Ship Interiors Expo to debut in June 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Event will connect cruise operators with companies in the ship interior design and outfitting sector

MSC Cruises enhances family offerings for summer 2018

MSC Cruises enhances family offerings for summer 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

New features include the Family Explorer Club tours in the Med and an onboard mascot 

Anvil Traction debuts new shoe collection for hospitality industry

Anvil Traction debuts new shoe collection for hospitality industry
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Executive shoes boast high slip-resistance ratings, making them ideal for cruise and ferry crews

Dream Cruises and Star Cruises to roll out digital payment system

Dream Cruises and Star Cruises to roll out digital payment system
By Rebecca Gibson | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Wirecard’s Quick Pay app will enable guests to set spending limits and automatically pay expenses

Silver Spirit resumes service following lengthening project

Silver Spirit resumes service following lengthening project
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Silversea vessel now features additional guest suites and public venues, as well as revitalised interiors

Norwegian and DeCurtis Corporation to develop Cruise Freedom

Norwegian and DeCurtis Corporation to develop Cruise Freedom
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Solution uses technology to enhance the guest experience throughout the cruise

Dream Cruises opens world's first eSports facility at sea

Dream Cruises opens world's first eSports facility at sea
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 8, 2018

World Dream's guests can take free tutorials, or watch live video game competitions

Oceania Cruises introduces new fleet-wide evening menus

Oceania Cruises introduces new fleet-wide evening menus
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 3, 2018

Guests can choose from healthier options, dishes from around the world and three tasting menus

Trimline refurbishes interiors on Seabourn Quest

Trimline refurbishes interiors on Seabourn Quest
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 3, 2018

UK firm took just six days to complete the largest refit it has ever carried out for Seabourn

Viking Line adds new features to mobile app for passengers

Viking Line adds new features to mobile app for passengers
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Guests can now book tickets more easily, access timetables, check in using QR codes and much more

PXP shares the benefits of a payments processing overhaul

PXP shares the benefits of a payments processing overhaul
By Lindsay James | Monday, April 30, 2018

PXP recently implemented its ANYpay solution at one of the UK’s biggest multi-brand cruise and shipping companies, resulting in a number of significant benefits

PXP recently implemented its ANYpay solution at one of the UK’s biggest multi-brand cruise companies

Hurtigruten bans single-use plastic on expedition ships from July 2018

Hurtigruten bans single-use plastic on expedition ships from July 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 27, 2018

Norwegian operator aims to become the world's first plastic-free cruise company

Hurtigruten newbuild to have artwork chosen by Queen Sonja Print Award

Hurtigruten newbuild to have artwork chosen by Queen Sonja Print Award
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

HM Queen Sonja of Norway’s foundation will provide 600 pieces of art by the monarch and others

Heineken expands beverage portfolio for cruise operators

Heineken expands beverage portfolio for cruise operators
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Beverage company has also developed a free-standing countertop draught system for use on ships

Holland America and ArtLink to launch onboard art experience

Holland America and ArtLink to launch onboard art experience
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Programme will bring exclusive art to ships’ galleries and enable guests to meet artists 

How BG Studio designed the Ultimate Family Suite on Symphony of the Seas

How BG Studio designed the Ultimate Family Suite on Symphony of the Seas
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The accommodation features an indoor slide, floor-to-ceiling LEGO wall and a 3D movie theatre 

Telenor Maritime to provide wi-fi to Stena Line ferries

Telenor Maritime to provide wi-fi to Stena Line ferries
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New connectivity platform will use mobile, 3G and 4G to improve the onboard experience for guests


Introducing the first Cruise & Ferry Green List

Introducing the first Cruise & Ferry Green List
By Michele Witthaus | Monday, April 2, 2018

Michele Witthaus takes us on a virtual ship tour, highlighting some of the environmentally friendly products and services that are helping ship operators achieve regulatory compliance and cost savings

We share some of the eco-friendly solutions that help ship operators save costs and meet regulations 

Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils new details on Seven Seas Splendor

Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils new details on Seven Seas Splendor
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, April 2, 2018

New ship will offer multiple suite categories and expanded public spaces