Interviews

Flying the flag for Tasmania's ferry industry

Flying the flag for Tasmania's ferry industry
By Justin Merrigan | 08 April 2020

Spirit of Tasmania CEO Bernard Dwyer talks with Justin Merrigan about hosting the 45th Annual Interferry conference in Hobart in October 2020

Bernard Dwyer discusses hosting the 45th Annual Interferry conference in Hobart in October 2020

Creative design for comfortable compact living

Creative design for comfortable compact living
By Jon Ingleton | 06 April 2020

During a conversation at CSIE, YSA Design’s Derek Barkas explained to Jon Ingleton how and why crew quarters on passenger ships are evolving

Derek Barkas explains to Jon Ingleton how and why crew quarters on passenger ships are evolving

How Carnival Corporation is bringing people together

How Carnival Corporation is bringing people together
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 March 2020

Arnold Donald explains to Rebecca Gibson how strong partnerships are empowering Carnival Corporation to exceed guest expectations, reduce its environmental impact and drive economic success for ports and destinations worldwide

Arnold Donald explains how partnerships are enabling the cruise company to exceed expectations

How Virgin Voyages is developing innovative itineraries

How Virgin Voyages is developing innovative itineraries
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 February 2020

Juan Trescastro explains to Rebecca Gibson how Virgin Voyages is putting sailors at the heart of the itinerary planning process to create compelling cruises

Juan Trescastro explains how the cruise line is putting sailors at the heart of the planning process

Silverseas Cruises’ luxurious requirements

Silverseas Cruises’ luxurious requirements
By Alex Smith | 24 February 2020

Cruise lines and ports need to work together to meet the needs and responsibilities of luxury travel, as Silversea Cruises’ Justin Poulsen explains to Alex Smith

Cruise lines and ports need to work together to meet the needs of luxury travel, says Justin Poulsen

What it takes to stay in the marine business

What it takes to stay in the marine business
By Alex Smith | 20 February 2020

As interior outfitter Trimline turns 55, chairman Gary Oliver shares the reasons for the company’s longevity

How Costa Cruises is planning to please

How Costa Cruises is planning to please
By Alex Smith | 18 February 2020

Mario Alovisi tells Alex Smith what criteria the cruise line prioritises when designing the ideal cruise itineraries for guests

Mario Alovisi discusses the criteria Costa Cruises prioritises when designing the cruise itineraries

Making the climate a cruise priority in the Baltic Sea

Making the climate a cruise priority in the Baltic Sea
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 February 2020

Claus Bødker tells Elly Yates-Roberts how Cruise Baltic is working to help cruise lines meet stricter IMO emissions regulations in the Baltic Sea

Cruise Baltic is working to help cruise lines meet stricter IMO emissions regulations

Alaska: An awe-inspiring magnet for cruise tourism

Alaska: An awe-inspiring magnet for cruise tourism
By Jacqui Griffiths | 12 February 2020

Alaska is attracting growing numbers of cruise guests and has a vital role to play in the industry’s growth. Beth Bodensteiner of Holland America Line tells Jacqui Griffiths more

Beth Bodensteiner of Holland America Line explains why the state has a vital role in the industry

How Hurtigruten remains sustainable to the core

How Hurtigruten remains sustainable to the core
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 February 2020

Kris Willassen tells Rebecca Gibson how Hurtigruten is balancing its mission to help guests explore the world with its goal to minimise its impact on the environment

Kris Willassen explains how the line helps guests explore while minimising its environmental impact

Bringing cruising back to the Black Sea

Bringing cruising back to the Black Sea
By Alex Smith | 06 February 2020

After almost four years without cruise vessels visiting the region, new opportunities await Black Sea Ports. Mariia Luzhanska speaks with Alex Smith

Mariia Luzhanska discusses the return of cruise ships to the region after a four-year absence

The British Virgin Islands: Something for everyone

The British Virgin Islands: Something for everyone
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 February 2020

The Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park is helping the British Virgin Islands provide a Caribbean island adventure unlike any other. Vance Lewis tells Rebecca Gibson more

The Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park is helping the archipelago provide a unique experience

How SunStone Ships embarked on a mission to succeed

How SunStone Ships embarked on a mission to succeed
By Lindsay James | 31 January 2020

Succeeding in the expedition market is much easier if you’ve done the groundwork, says president and CEO Niels-Erik Lund

Niels-Erik Lund explains how years of groundwork has driven the shipowners success

Making the most of Copenhagen’s maritime legacy

Making the most of Copenhagen’s maritime legacy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 January 2020

Claus Bødker from CruiseCopenhagen speaks with Elly Yates-Roberts about the city’s port expansion, the reasons behind its cruise success and how the industry can transform itself for the better

Claus Bødker discusses developments at the city’s port and the reasons behind its continuing success

Creating voyages of discovery in Jamaica

Creating voyages of discovery in Jamaica
By Jacqui Griffiths | 29 January 2020

William Tatham tells Jacqui Griffiths how sensitive development of Jamaica’s cruise ports is enabling unique opportunities for cruise guests, local communities and visitors from across the region

William Tatham explains how sensitive development is enabling unique opportunities across the region

How Azamara delivers the tastes of the world

How Azamara delivers the tastes of the world
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 January 2020

Fred Bubner highlights how Azamara is delivering a destination-inspired food and beverage offering that delights the tastes of all guests in a conversation with Rebecca Gibson

Fred Bubner highlights the cruise line’s destination-inspired food and beverage offering

Britain: A world-class cruise destination

Britain: A world-class cruise destination
By Jacqui Griffiths | 22 January 2020

James Stangroom, chair of Cruise Britain, tells Jacqui Griffiths what makes the British Isles compelling for record numbers of cruise guests

James Stangroom of Cruise Britain explains what makes the British Isles compelling for cruise guests

How V. Ships Leisure provides powerful support to cruise operators

How V. Ships Leisure provides powerful support to cruise operators
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 January 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks Per Bjornsen, director of V.Ships Leisure, why his company is the ideal outsourcing partner for cruise operators

Per Bjornsen explains why the company is the ideal outsourcing partner for ship management

What are the four key ingredients to P&O Ferries’ success?

What are the four key ingredients to P&O Ferries’ success?
By Jon Ingleton | 16 January 2020

Good food tastes better with attentive service, while a cheerful restaurant ambience is enhanced by thoughtful interior design. Jon Ingleton reports on how P&O Ferries provides all four

Jon Ingleton reports on how P&O Ferries provides delivers good food in a cheerful ambience

Carving the path to a crystal-clear future

Carving the path to a crystal-clear future
By Sam Ballard | 15 January 2020

Tom Wolber tells Sam Ballard how Crystal Cruises is maintaining success and momentum following a rapid period of growth in the ocean, river and expedition sectors

Tom Wolber discusses how Crystal Cruises is maintaining momentum following rapid growth

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