Interviews

Inspiring itineraries for the future of cruising

Inspiring itineraries for the future of cruising
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 January 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks three cruise line executives to share how they will create compelling cruises that will entice travellers back to the seas in 2021 and beyond

Three cruise line executives hare how they will create cruises that entice travellers back to the seas

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection prepares for inaugural season

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection prepares for inaugural season
By Alex Smith | 13 January 2021

As the company looks forward to welcoming the first guests onboard Evrima, Douglas Prothero discusses the development of its unique itineraries 

In anticipation of Evrima’s first guests, Douglas Prothero discusses the firm’s unique itineraries

An Alaskan adventure for Holland America Line

An Alaskan adventure for Holland America Line
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 January 2021

Paul Grigsby discusses the cruise line’s 2021 itinerary offerings and why the US state of Alaska has stolen his heart

Paul Grigsby discusses the cruise line’s 2021 itineraries and why Alaska has stolen his heart

Achieving design freedom with custom floor coverings

Achieving design freedom with custom floor coverings
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 January 2021

Forbo Flooring Systems’ Jason Holmes explains to Rebecca Gibson how the company helps interior designers create custom floor coverings for spaces onboard passenger ships

Forbo Flooring Systems’ Jason Holmes explains how the company helps interior designers

“I jumped off my chair and started running laps around the boardroom”

“I jumped off my chair and started running laps around the boardroom”

Studio DADO

By Jon Ingleton | 04 January 2021

Cruise & Ferry catches up with one of the most popular faces in the cruise industry.

Cruise & Ferry catches up with one of the most popular faces in the cruise industry

Creating clean and unique experiences with Integra Fragrances

Creating clean and unique experiences with Integra Fragrances
By Richard Humphreys | 04 January 2021

Richard Humphreys talks with Francesca Piana of Integra Fragrances to understand how the company can scent and sanitise cruise ships during and post-Covid-19

Francesca Piana explains how the company can scent and sanitise cruise ships during and post-Covid-19

How World Ocean Council is capturing ocean data

How World Ocean Council is capturing ocean data
By Jon Ingleton | 24 December 2020

Cruise lines and ferry operators provide important support for the World Ocean Council’s efforts to understand the ocean, weather and climate. CFR speaks with Paul Holthus to find out more

Paul Holthus shares how cruise and ferry lines are helping WOC to understand the ocean and climate

Building “exciting and popular” itineraries

Building “exciting and popular” itineraries
By Alex Smith | 22 December 2020

Elisabetta De Nardo talks about how MSC Cruises delivers exciting cruise experiences

How weigand.waterrides is creating innovative onboard fun

How weigand.waterrides is creating innovative onboard fun

weigand.waterrides

By Rebecca Gibson | 21 December 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks Diego Reckmann how the company's water slides and aqua parks are helping cruise brands to deliver immersive entertainment

Diego Reckmann on how water slides help cruise brands deliver immersive entertainment

Studio DADO: The masters of innovation

Studio DADO: The masters of innovation
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 December 2020

Javier Calle and Scheherazade Licul tell Rebecca Gibson how Studio DADO creates exciting venues onboard cruise ships, while meeting multiple regulatory requirements

Javier Calle and Scheherazade Licul tell Rebecca Gibson how Studio DADO creates exciting venues

Why Lindblad Expeditions is a pioneering explorer

Why Lindblad Expeditions is a pioneering explorer
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 December 2020

Lindblad Expeditions is renowned as one of the world’s foremost expedition cruise operators, but what makes its voyages authentic? Rebecca Gibson asks Jeremy Lindblad

Rebecca Gibson asks Jeremy Lindblad about what makes the operator’s voyages authentic

Reaching extraordinary horizons with Seabourn

Reaching extraordinary horizons with Seabourn
By Jon Ingleton | 15 December 2020

Seabourn is revered for itineraries that surprise and delight. Jon Ingleton asks Josh Leibowitz about stepping into the top end of the expedition sector and taking passengers to extraordinary places

Jon Ingleton asks Josh Leibowitz about stepping into the top end of the expedition sector

Sunstone Ships is getting ready to return

Sunstone Ships is getting ready to return
By Alex Smith | 15 December 2020

Niels-Erik Lund tells Alex Smith about how SunStone Ships is preparing for the resumption of cruising after the Covid-19 pandemic

Niels-Erik Lund explains how the shipowner is preparing for the resumption of cruising

How design firms can help inspire passenger confidence

How design firms can help inspire passenger confidence
By Jon Ingleton | 10 December 2020

Jon Ingleton speaks with executives from SMC Design to find out how they believe cruise ship design has to carefully adapt to reassure passengers, as ships begin to sail again

Executives from SMC Design discuss how they believe design has to adapt to reassure passengers

Why Scenic Group is expanding into ocean cruising

Why Scenic Group is expanding into ocean cruising
By Allan Jordan | 09 December 2020

Scenic Group’s Glen Moroney talks with Allan Jordan about the group’s entry into a new market

Scenic Group’s Glen Moroney talks with Allan Jordan about the group’s entry into a new market

Achieving efficiency through intelligent design

Achieving efficiency through intelligent design
By Jon Ingleton | 04 December 2020

Sensor technology is developing at a rapid pace. Jon Ingleton asks Kristian Englund how YSA Design is helping shipowners to realise value from sensor data

Jon Ingleton asks Kristian Englund how YSA Design is helping shipowners to realise value from sensor data

Sailing in safe hands with Columbia Cruise Services

Sailing in safe hands with Columbia Cruise Services
By Jon Ingleton | 02 December 2020

Jon Ingleton asks Olaf Groeger about the comprehensive programme Columbia Cruise Services has developed to help its managed fleet restart cruise operations

Olaf Groeger explains the programme the company has developed to restart operations

Washington State Ferries is up for a challenge

Washington State Ferries is up for a challenge
By Sandra Speares | 02 December 2020

Sandra Speares asks Amy Scarton how Washington State Ferries is continuing to pursue its long-term goals despite the challenging times

Amy Scarton explains how the ferry operator is continuing to pursue its long-term goals

Why are solar screens soaring in popularity in passenger shipping?

Why are solar screens soaring in popularity in passenger shipping?

solarglide

By Rebecca Gibson | 01 December 2020

Solarglide's managing director Paul Pringle outlines the benefits of using this type of window treatment solution onboard cruise ships and ferries

Solarglide's Paul Pringle outlines the benefits for cruise and ferry operators 

Staying the course with American Cruise Lines

Staying the course with American Cruise Lines
By Allan Jordan | 01 December 2020

American Cruise Lines’ new CEO Charles B. Robertson discusses the growth of domestic and river cruising in the USA with Allan Jordan

CEO Charles B. Robertson discusses the growth of domestic and river cruising in the USA

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