The Spring/Summer 2023 issue of Cruise & Ferry Review is out now, offering exclusive insights from the leaders of cruise and ferry brands, those managing ports and destinations, and the experts who are designing, building and outfitting the vessels. Subscribe to view the digital edition or order a printed copy.
This issue explores how leaders across the passenger shipping industry have demonstrated innovation and invention, increasing business resilience and agility and advancing progress in areas such as diversity and sustainability.
One such leader is Carnival Corporation’s Josh Weinstein. In his first keynote interview for CFR, he shares why he is focusing on increasing inclusivity, advancing sustainability and finding new and exciting ways to enhance the guest experience. Another is Barbara Muckermann, who explains how teamwork, itinerary innovation, new ships and a guest-centric approach will drive Silversea Cruises’ continued success in our cover story.
Fifteen more executives from ocean, river and expedition cruise lines also share their strategies for success in our Cruise Business section. Notable names include Princess Cruises’ John Padgett, Celebrity Cruises’ Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Explora Journeys’ Michael Ungerer and American Queen Voyages’ Cindy D'Aoust.
Published in association with Interferry, our Ferry Business section opens with a commentary from Mike Corrigan, who describes how Interferry is working with partners to make the industry more sustainable. Some of the other highlights in this section include Yasuo Iritani explaining how SHK Line Group is overcoming various challenges to remain Japan’s leading ferry operator, Matteo Della Valle discussing Grandi Navi Veloci’s customer experience strategy, and Heidi Wolden sharing how Norled plans to become a zero-emission operator by 2040.
Elsewhere, Jill Stoneberg discusses Virgin Voyages’ carbon reduction road map, Marcus Puttich details TUI Cruises’ itinerary planning strategy, and Elpi Petraki explains how WISTA International is improving diversity in the maritime industry.
Other highlights include features and reports on environmental performance, new technologies, ports and destinations, interior design, the global order books, cruise ship repair yards, and much more. Plus, we also outline some of the latest updates and key perspectives from organisations across the passenger shipping industry in our Marketwatch section.
We hope you enjoy reading this issue!