Onboard experience news, features and events

Scenic Eclipse offers 10 dining options and eight bars

Scenic Eclipse offers 10 dining options and eight bars
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 21, 2017

Small and intimate dining venues will offer provincial dishes from the regions the ship will visit

Princess Cruises opens new Camp Discovery centres on Grand Princess

Princess Cruises opens new Camp Discovery centres on Grand Princess
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Science Channel’s Hakeem Oluseyi and Discovery Channel’s Tory Belleci joined the celebrations 

DNCE to headline Royal Caribbean's solar eclipse viewing party in August

DNCE to headline Royal Caribbean's solar eclipse viewing party in August
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Band to perform on Oasis of the Seas as a total eclipse crosses the US for the first time in 99 years

From Yran & Storbraaten Architects to YSA DESIGN: building a new future

From Yran & Storbraaten Architects to YSA DESIGN: building a new future
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

One of the world’s most respected architects has made some big changes as it positions itself for growth in 2017 and beyond. We find out about the all-new YSA DESIGN

We find out about the all-new YSA DESIGN as it positions itself for growth

Crystal Bach to offer Michelin-inspired cuisine

Crystal Bach to offer Michelin-inspired cuisine
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 7, 2017

Guests will enjoy farm-to-table dishes that complement river cruise ship's itineraries

Oliver Design upgrades Trasmediterránea ferry in record time

Oliver Design upgrades Trasmediterránea ferry in record time
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 6, 2017

Ciudad de Ibiza was upgraded with 1,000 square metres fo new interiors in just 20 days

Mastering cruise cuisine

Mastering cruise cuisine
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 6, 2017

The easy way to recruit the best people for delivering cruise cuisine is to train them in house, says OSM Maritime Group

To recruit the best people for delivering cruise cuisine, train them in house, says OSM Maritime

The rising tide of onboard spend

The rising tide of onboard spend
By Guest | Friday, June 30, 2017

Cruise lines must invest in improving the onboard customer experience to boost revenue, advises Alex Avery, director of Airports, Travel and Commercial Spaces at Pragma Consulting

Cruise lines must improve the onboard experience to boost revenue, says Pragma Consulting's Alex Avery

Celebrity Edge to debut new Eden dining and entertainment venue

Celebrity Edge to debut new Eden dining and entertainment venue
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Eden was designed by Wilson Butler Architects, Patricia Urquiola and Variety Worldwide

Princess Cruises to expand Ocean Medallion to three more ships

Princess Cruises to expand Ocean Medallion to three more ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Ocean Medallion is a first-of-its-kind wearable device that personalises the guest experience

The true value of art on cruise ships

The true value of art on cruise ships
By Guest | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tal Danai, founder and CEO of ArtLink, speaks to us about the importance of art in helping to enrich the onboard guest experience

Tal Danai, founder and CEO of ArtLink, shares how art helps to enrich the onboard experience

Carnival bartender reaches regional finals of Bacardi competition

Carnival bartender reaches regional finals of Bacardi competition
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Miroslav Kljajic wins in the cruise category of the Most Imaginative Bartender contest

Trimline completes five-day refit of Seabourn Odyssey

Trimline completes five-day refit of Seabourn Odyssey
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 23, 2017

Team refurbished 229 cabins, 58 bathrooms and the Colonnade Restaurant in Italy

AmaWaterways introduces wellness programme on AmaLyra

AmaWaterways introduces wellness programme on AmaLyra
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Sports scientist Selina Wank has helped to create programme of fitness classes for guests

Silversea joins with The Peninsula Hotels to enhance Asia voyages

Silversea joins with The Peninsula Hotels to enhance Asia voyages
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 12, 2017

Companies will collaborate to offer guests dining experiences and exclusive events

Norwegian's Wade Cleophas reaches Bacardi competition semi-final

Norwegian's Wade Cleophas reaches Bacardi competition semi-final
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 9, 2017

Cleophas won the 2017 Bacardi Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year this February

Trimline converts Legend of the Seas into TUI Discovery 2

Trimline converts Legend of the Seas into TUI Discovery 2
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Newly revitalised vessel has joined the Thomson Cruises fleet alongside TUI Discovery

Happy crew, happy guests

Happy crew, happy guests
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Dietmar Wertanzl highlights how CMI Leisure can help shipowners, charterers and operators to manage crew, food and beverage, hotel services and more in a conversation with Rebecca Gibson

Dietmar Wertanzl highlights how CMI Leisure can help shipowners, charterers and operators

Telenor Maritime equips Silversea ships with new internet platform

Telenor Maritime equips Silversea ships with new internet platform
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Guests and crew can now stream video, access social media and use audio and conferencing apps

Saga newbuild interiors to be inspired by London hotels and restaurants

Saga newbuild interiors to be inspired by London hotels and restaurants
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 1, 2017

Cruise line shares renderings of key public areas on first purpose-built cruise ship