Happy holidays to all Cruise & Ferry readers!

We’ve handpicked five of our best pieces from the past year for you to read over the festive break 

Happy holidays to all Cruise & Ferry readers!

By Alex Smith |

With the festive season upon us, the team at Cruise & Ferry will be taking a short break for the holidays. Our normal coverage of passenger shipping news will resume in the first week of January 2024.  

While we take time out for the holidays, why not check out some of our highlights from 2023? Here’s a handpicked selection of five of our most popular features from the past year: 

  1. The power of people 

In his first keynote interview for Cruise & Ferry Review, Josh Weinstein, president, CEO and chief climate officer for Carnival Corporation, shared why he is focusing on increasing inclusivity, advancing sustainability and finding new and exciting ways to enhance the guest experience. 

  1. A commitment to sustainability for maritime interiors 

CFR’s executive editor Jon Ingleton introduced the Sustainable Marine Interiors Initiative, a declaration of environmental advocacy and action, with the support of over 80 designers, specifiers and maritime experts. The SMI Declaration comprises seven commitments within three groups: environmental advocacy, environmental action, and environmental future.   

  1. Rising to expectations 

Simon Johnson asked four executives from Brittany Ferries, Wasaline, DFDS, and GNV how they are continuing to deliver an excellent experience for their customers during times of change in Cruise & Ferry Review’s Autumn/Winter issue

  1. Reclaiming the cruise crown 

Hong Kong has long been one of the most popular tourism destinations in Asia. With the sector now showing strong post-pandemic recovery, the city is poised to regain its position as the region’s premier cruise hub too. Read the full report in Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning’s cover story. 

  1. Sustainable visions 

Alice Chambers asked senior executives from Lindblad Expeditions, Ponant, AE Expeditions and Swan Hellenic about their materiality priorities and the plans they have implemented to meet environmental goals in 2023 and beyond for the Spring/Summer issue of Cruise & Ferry Review

You’ll find plenty more insights from executives across the passenger shipping industry in the Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter issues of Cruise & Ferry Review, as well as our annual editions of Cruise & Ferry Interiors and Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning.  

Thank you to all our readers and partners that have contributed to and supported Cruise & Ferry in 2023. We look forward to bringing you more exclusive insights and updates from the global passenger shipping industry next year, beginning with our Spring/Summer 2024 edition of Cruise & Ferry Review. Subscribe to receive your copy.  

Best wishes for the holidays, and here’s to a great 2024! 

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