Onboard experience news, features and events

Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Global Expo

Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Global Expo
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

11 - 13 September; Hamburg Messe, Hamburg, Germany

New trade fair showcases the interior design, equipment and technology used on passenger ships

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

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

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

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

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

Dream Cruises enhances ‘The Palace’ specifically for Asian market

Dream Cruises enhances ‘The Palace’ specifically for Asian market
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, January 4, 2019

Genting Dream and World Dream will feature all-inclusive luxury experience with five-star Asian food

Carnival Corporation to launch four new ships in 2019

Carnival Corporation to launch four new ships in 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, December 31, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line, Costa Cruises and Princess Cruises will welcome the vessels 

Almaco refurbishes accommodation on Crystal Serenity

Almaco refurbishes accommodation on Crystal Serenity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, December 21, 2018

Larger rooms and decreased guest count provides more exclusive onboard experience

Carnival Cruise Line to launch first-ever roller coaster at sea

Carnival Cruise Line to launch first-ever roller coaster at sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, December 14, 2018

The Bolt attraction will feature on new ship Mardi Gras when it debuts in 2020

Why Royal Caribbean chose lighting from Elation Professional

Why Royal Caribbean chose lighting from Elation Professional
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, December 13, 2018

LED systems help save energy and enhance entertainment on Symphony of the Seas 

Starboard launches new shopping experience on Celebrity Edge

Starboard launches new shopping experience on Celebrity Edge
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, December 7, 2018

New ship offers designer brands and custom-made products for guests

MSC Bellissima to offer passengers a range of new experiences

MSC Bellissima to offer passengers a range of new experiences
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, December 3, 2018

MSC Cruises’ ship will feature AI cruise assistant, Cirque du Soleil shows and more

Ponant chooses Global Eagle for onboard entertainment systems

Ponant chooses Global Eagle for onboard entertainment systems
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, December 3, 2018

Media company will provide technology to the existing fleet and six new ships

AD Associates completes refurbishment of Crystal Serenity

AD Associates completes refurbishment of Crystal Serenity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, December 3, 2018

Upgrade of Crystal Cruises’ luxury cruise ship will refresh many of the public spaces

AD Associates designs interiors for Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Adventure

AD Associates designs interiors for Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Adventure
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, November 22, 2018

The newbuild will offer Nepalese and Italian eateries, cabin-style accommodation  and a café/cocktail bar

Holland America Line introduces new Club Orange programme

Holland America Line introduces new Club Orange programme
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 16, 2018

The initiative gives guests exclusive benefits and dining, a dedicated concierge and priority access

Hurtigruten to carry out major refit on Richard With

Hurtigruten to carry out major refit on Richard With
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, November 9, 2018

Founder’s namesake to become one of the most environmentally friendly cruise ships