Onboard experience news, features and events

How Bolidt's Experience & Innovation Centre will change cruise ship design

How Bolidt's Experience & Innovation Centre will change cruise ship design
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Bolidt’s new Experience & Innovation Centre will offer shipowners and designers the chance to influence the future of passenger ship decking solutions

Shipowners and designers will be able to influence future passenger ship decking solutions

Unprecedented demand for high-quality design

Unprecedented demand for high-quality design
By Lindsay James | Friday, August 10, 2018

Fredrik Johansson of Tillberg Design of Sweden reflects on a busy 2017 and explains what he believes keeps customers coming back to the company

Fredrik Johansson of Tillberg Design of Sweden reflects on what keeps customers coming back

Princess Cruises to debut new beverage menu this autumn

Princess Cruises to debut new beverage menu this autumn
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, August 10, 2018

Menus offers cocktails, 20 spirits, 39 wines by the glass, and 17 international and craft beers

Royal Caribbean's SoundSeeker to improve guest experience

Royal Caribbean's SoundSeeker to improve guest experience
By Richard Humphreys | Thursday, August 9, 2018

The AI-equipped tool transforms photos into a unique, shareable audio and visual photo album

Almaco to install cabins and crew areas on Dream Cruises newbuilds

Almaco to install cabins and crew areas on Dream Cruises newbuilds
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, August 3, 2018

Two Global Class vessels will be built by MV Werften and delivered in 2020 and 2021

The secrets behind quality craftsmanship on passenger ships

The secrets behind quality craftsmanship on passenger ships
By Jon Ingleton | Thursday, August 2, 2018

Jon Ingleton asks FZ Collection CEO Felicia Zwebner the secrets of manufacturing stylish, yet durable, case goods and furniture upholstery for passenger shipping clients

Felicia Zwebner tells us more about FZ Collection's case goods and furniture upholstery 

Princess Cruises unveils venues onboard new Sky Princess

Princess Cruises unveils venues onboard new Sky Princess
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, August 2, 2018

Vessel will offer Sky Suites with the line’s biggest-ever balconies and much more

Carnival Triumph to become Carnival Sunrise after refit

Carnival Triumph to become Carnival Sunrise after refit
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Ship will be upgraded with new dining venues, bars and entertainment innovations

Virgin Voyages newbuild to offer nine well-being spaces for guests

Virgin Voyages newbuild to offer nine well-being spaces for guests
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 30, 2018

Guests on Scarlet Lady can enjoy free fitness classes, relaxing in outdoor spaces and spa treatments 

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic bans single-use plastics

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic bans single-use plastics
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Adventure travel company now plans to help supply chain partners eliminate unnecessary plastic use

Celebrity Cruises to invest US$500 million to upgrade entire fleet

Celebrity Cruises to invest US$500 million to upgrade entire fleet
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

All vessels will be revitalised with venues inspired by those on the new Celebrity Edge

Sun Princess returns to the waves with new livery and venues

Sun Princess returns to the waves with new livery and venues
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Vessel renovated in Singapore as part of Princess Cruises' fleet-wide ‘Come Back New Promise’

Bacardi and Lonely Whale to cut one billion plastic straws by 2020

Bacardi and Lonely Whale to cut one billion plastic straws by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, July 16, 2018

Organisations embark on new programme to reduce single-use plastic on ships and onshore

P&O Ferries debuts new menu with ingredients from British suppliers

P&O Ferries debuts new menu with ingredients from British suppliers
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, July 13, 2018

Sandwiches and salads will be available on the line's ferries on the English Channel and North Sea

P&O Cruises newbuild to feature glass atrium and SkyDome venue

P&O Cruises newbuild to feature glass atrium and SkyDome venue
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Iona to boast innovative spaces created by design firms Jestico + Whiles and Eckersley O’Callaghan

The secret behind next-generation design on cruise ships

The secret behind next-generation design on cruise ships
By Jacqui Griffiths | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Christian Klein and Johannes Jensen tell Jacqui Griffiths how Ocean Architects is bringing unique, innovative concepts to cruise ship design

Ocean Architects' Christian Klein and Johannes Jensen shares their innovation secrets

Creating grand designs for grand passenger ships

Creating grand designs for grand passenger ships
By Guest | Monday, July 2, 2018

Anthony Pearce speaks to experts from Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Stena Line to understand how orchestrating the design of a ship is akin to planning a small city

Experts from Carnival, RCL and Stena explain how designing a ship is akin to planning a small city 

The importance of brand and product immersion

The importance of brand and product immersion
By Guest | Friday, June 22, 2018

A team of experts from AD Associates explain how great design and operational performance can heighten the guest experience

A team of experts from AD Associates explain how great design can heighten the guest experience

The importance of establishing efficient innovation

The importance of establishing efficient innovation
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, June 18, 2018

Trimline and PEC are developing a new lightweight composite cabin that could soon become the norm in the cruise and ferry industries. Jon Ingleton speaks to Neil Quinlan to find out more

Trimline and PEC are developing a new lightweight composite cabin that could soon become the norm 

Royal Caribbean to ban plastic straws on ships in all five brands

Royal Caribbean to ban plastic straws on ships in all five brands
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 11, 2018

Company will also focus on reducing and eliminating other single-use plastics by 2020