Onboard experience news, features and events

Carnival to upgrade retail venues on all cruise ships

Carnival to upgrade retail venues on all cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Cruise line transforms the retail experience for guests by introducing new brands and activities

Tomas Tillberg Design International creates interiors for expedition ships

Tomas Tillberg Design International creates interiors for expedition ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Vessels were ordered by SunStone Ships and will be built by China Merchants Industry Holdings

Disney Magic to be fitted with new venues and dining experiences

Disney Magic to be fitted with new venues and dining experiences
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Ship to be renovated before she begins her Miami homeporting season in March 2018

Royal Caribbean introduces digital innovations to improve business

Royal Caribbean introduces digital innovations to improve business
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Onboard technologies will boost efficiency, empower crew members and enhance guest experience 

Meiko looks at how to tackle hygiene issues on cruise ships

Meiko looks at how to tackle hygiene issues on cruise ships
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hygiene is a huge issue on cruise ships. There is limited space onboard to meet the required standards – especially when it comes to the wash-up area in kitchens. Meiko offers a solution

The company's solutions help operators to keep ships safe, even when they have limited onboard space

 

How OSM Maritime Group taps into the best talent

How OSM Maritime Group taps into the best talent
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 10, 2017

OSM Maritime Group’s commitment to excellence and its careful attention to customers’ needs makes it a successful crew management partner

The company's attention to customers’ needs makes it a successful crew management partner

Blohm+Voss to refit three Fred. Olsen cruise ships

Blohm+Voss to refit three Fred. Olsen cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 10, 2017

Braemar, Balmoral and Boudicca will have their interiors and cabins upgraded this winter

Marella Cruises partners with Champneys

Marella Cruises partners with Champneys
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Line’s new ship, Marella Explorer, will feature an onboard health spa

Sea Princess rejoins fleet with improved facilities after dry dock

Sea Princess rejoins fleet with improved facilities after dry dock
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Highlights include refurbished dining areas and new entertainment options

National Geographic and Scenic launch new line of river cruises

National Geographic and Scenic launch new line of river cruises
By Elizabeth Robinson | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

All sailings will feature educational talks from National Geographic experts and experiential excursions

Crystal Symphony emerges from biggest ever interior renovation

Crystal Symphony emerges from biggest ever interior renovation
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 6, 2017

Highlights include reimagined public spaces, accommodation, dining and entertainment options

Amawaterways to expand onboard Wellness Program in 2018

Amawaterways to expand onboard Wellness Program in 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Six ships will offer range of exercise classes, hiking excursions and healthy menu options

RPW Design to revamp interiors on two P&O Cruises ships

RPW Design to revamp interiors on two P&O Cruises ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 1, 2017

P&O Cruises’ Arcadia and Oceana will undegro multi-million pound refits this November

St. Jude’s patients design artwork for atrium on Carnival Horizon

St. Jude’s patients design artwork for atrium on Carnival Horizon
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Newbuild's LED atrium sculpture will feature more than 100 rotating images throughout each cruise

Meyer Werft hands over World Dream to Dream Cruises

Meyer Werft hands over World Dream to Dream Cruises
By Elizabeth Robinson | Monday, October 30, 2017

New cruise ship has been designed for rapidly growing Asian cruise market

Striving for consistent excellence in the cruise industry

Striving for consistent excellence in the cruise industry
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, October 23, 2017

What factors are vital when it comes to delivering a top-quality hotel service on board a cruise vessel? Industry experts provide their insight into the key things to consider

Industry experts explain what factors are vital when it comes to delivering quality hotel service

Oceania Cruises adds 80 new itineraries for 2019

Oceania Cruises adds 80 new itineraries for 2019
By Elizabeth Robinson | Friday, October 20, 2017

Guests can expect to visit new European and American destinations  

Interior fit-out firm MJM Group opens new office in Southampton

Interior fit-out firm MJM Group opens new office in Southampton
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The firm has worked on multiple projects onboard cruise ships and passenger ferries

Carnival Horizon to debut new Guy Fieri smokehouse and microbrewery

Carnival Horizon to debut new Guy Fieri smokehouse and microbrewery
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, October 16, 2017

The speciality restaurant will be one of several new dining venues on Carnival newbuild

Ponant renews communications contract with Marlink

Ponant renews communications contract with Marlink
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, October 13, 2017

Company will provide high-speed, reliable internet access across cruise line’s fleet