Onboard experience news, features and events

The importance of high-quality leather

The importance of high-quality leather
By Guest | Friday, February 15, 2019

Elmo Leather’s Jimmy Ahlgren says that if a price looks too good to be true, it probably is

Elmo Leather’s Jimmy Ahlgren says that if a price looks too good to be true, it probably is

Bringing ideas to reality with Imagine Hospitality Interiors

Bringing ideas to reality with Imagine Hospitality Interiors
By Guest | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Carl Henriques, owner of the Danish interior design firm, explains the need to focus on solutions for the marine furniture segment

Carl Henriques explains the need to focus on solutions for the marine furniture segment

Diamond Princess undergoes multimillion-pound refit

Diamond Princess undergoes multimillion-pound refit
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, February 8, 2019

Japan-based ship features Izumi Bath and Japanese garden, plus enhanced entertainment

Heineken Global Duty Free is expanding its portfolio

Heineken Global Duty Free is expanding its portfolio
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 7, 2019

The company’s new beers and countertop draught system are transforming the dining experience on cruise ships

The company’s new beers and draught system are transforming the dining experience on cruise ships

Seven Seas Splendor to offer suite with US$200,000 bed

Seven Seas Splendor to offer suite with US$200,000 bed
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, February 7, 2019

Regent Suite will be available when the Regent Seven Seas Cruises ship sets sail in February 2020

Who is MSC Cruises' new virtual personal cruise assistant?

Who is MSC Cruises' new virtual personal cruise assistant?
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Cruise industry's first AI-powered assistant will be able to converse with guests on MSC Bellissima

Studio DADO: sparking creativity in interior design

Studio DADO: sparking creativity in interior design
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Greg Walton, CEO and founding partner at the Miami-based firm, explains the industry’s biggest trends and gives us insight into the firm’s creative process

CEO Greg Walton explains the industry’s biggest trends and the firm’s creative process

Speaker line-up revealed for Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami

Speaker line-up revealed for Cruise Ship Interiors Expo Miami
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 1, 2019

Experts from cruise lines and design firms like BG Studio and Studio DADO to share insights

MJM Group’s refurbishments are breaking new ground

MJM Group’s refurbishments are breaking new ground
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Since setting tongues wagging following the refit of Azamara Club Cruises’ Azamara Pursuit, the company is now firmly on the map for future global projects

Following the refit of Azamara Club Cruises’ Azamara Pursuit, the firm is now on the map for future projects

Roald Amundsen to have tallest LED screen at sea

Roald Amundsen to have tallest LED screen at sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Hurtigruten will broadcast lectures and live transmissions from outside the ship

New Carnival ship Mardi Gras will feature six themed areas

New Carnival ship Mardi Gras will feature six themed areas
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 28, 2019

Line's first LNG-powered vessel will offer a range of food, beverage and entertainment options

Marella Cruises’ Marella Explorer 2 begins refurbishment

Marella Cruises’ Marella Explorer 2 begins refurbishment
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, January 28, 2019

Fleet’s first adult-only ship will feature new venues and Champneys Spa following eight-week dry dock

The importance of experience in maritime design

The importance of experience in maritime design
By Lindsay James | Friday, January 25, 2019

We asked a senior panel of interior designers, outfitters and suppliers to explain how they create and deliver outstanding public spaces onboard passenger ships

A panel of experts explain how they create and deliver outstanding public spaces on passenger ships

Oceania Cruises creates Dom Perignon dining experience

Oceania Cruises creates Dom Perignon dining experience
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 24, 2019

Cruise line works with champagne company's culinary team to develop six palate piquing courses

BG Studio International: making dreams come true

BG Studio International: making dreams come true
By Jon Ingleton | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

President Francesca Bucci tells Jon Ingleton about how she is challenging the ordinary when it comes to designing family-friendly interiors

Francesca Bucci explains how she is challenging the ordinary when designing for families

Taking entertainment to the skies with new aerial attraction

Taking entertainment to the skies with new aerial attraction
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Ropes Courses, Inc is to help Carnival Cruise Line transform the cruise guest experience on Carnival Sunrise with its Sky Trail in 2019

Ropes Courses is to help Carnival Cruise Line transform the guest experience on Carnival Sunrise

Why business is booming at Tillberg Design of Sweden

Why business is booming at Tillberg Design of Sweden
By Lindsay James | Monday, January 21, 2019

With an enviable client list spanning some of the biggest names in the cruise industry, business is thriving at Tillberg Design of Sweden. Lindsay James spoke to Fredrik Johansson to find out more

Fredrik Johansson explains how the firm is looking to break the mould and deliver something very unique

Virgin Voyages' to add RockStar Suites to first ship Scarlet Lady

Virgin Voyages' to add RockStar Suites to first ship Scarlet Lady
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 21, 2019

The 78 suites have been designed to offer "rebellious luxe" by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio

YSA Design transforms Nieuw Statendam into art gallery

YSA Design transforms Nieuw Statendam into art gallery
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, January 18, 2019

Holland America Line’s newest cruise ship features around 2,500 original artworks

Ponant to offer free wi-fi on all ships

Ponant to offer free wi-fi on all ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Guests and crew will be able to stay connected wherever they are sailing in the world