Interviews

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

Why more passengers are cruising the Welsh way

Why more passengers are cruising the Welsh way
By Lindsay James | 14 January 2020

Wales is witnessing a surge in popularity among cruise tourists, particularly in the expedition market. Suzanne Thomas, head of Cruise Wales, tells Lindsay James more

Suzanne Thomas, head of Cruise Wales, discusses the country’s surge in popularity

How MSC Cruises is making the most of every moment

How MSC Cruises is making the most of every moment
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2020

Luca Pronzati tells Rebecca Gibson how a new digital platform and virtual assistant are helping MSC Cruises take an industry-first approach to guest experience innovation

Luca Pronzati discusses MSC Cruises’ industry-first approach to guest experience innovation

Why cruise lines should make do and mend

Why cruise lines should make do and mend
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 January 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks Mark Henderson how Magicman’s repair and restoration services help cruise lines to upgrade their ships without damaging the environment or their bottom line

Magicman’s repair and restoration services provide a cost-effective and sustainable way to upgrade ships

How Jamaica continues to fascinate visitors

How Jamaica continues to fascinate visitors
By Jacqui Griffiths | 06 January 2020

William Tatham tells Jacqui Griffiths how Jamaica offers unique and unrivalled experiences for cruise guests and operators

William Tatham discusses Jamacia’s unique and unrivalled experiences for cruise guest and operators

Carnival Cruise Line’s renovation philosophy

Carnival Cruise Line’s renovation philosophy
By Allan Jordan | 02 January 2020

Significant revitalisation projects are one of the latest trends in the cruise industry. Lisa McCabe discusses the thought process shaping Carnival Cruise Line’s efforts with Allan Jordan

Lisa McCabe discusses the cruise line’s efforts to revitalise its fleet by modernising existing ships

Sailing with a specialist in polar cruising

Sailing with a specialist in polar cruising
By Sam Ballard | 27 December 2019

Sam Ballard asks Robert Halfpenny how Aurora Expeditions’ first purpose-built ship will elevate the company’s polar cruise offering

Robert Halfpenny explains how Aurora Expeditions’ first purpose-built ship will boost their cruise offerings


BOXMARK is igniting the senses for cruisers

BOXMARK is igniting the senses for cruisers
By Lindsay James | 23 December 2019

Thorsten Buhl tells Lindsay James how leather offers a number of important qualities that can evoke an emotional response from customers

Thorsten Buhl tells Lindsay James how leather evokes an emotional response from customers

How Carnival Cruise Line finds the perfect ports

How Carnival Cruise Line finds the perfect ports
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 December 2019

Developing itineraries that excite guests is challenging, but it’s a skill that the line has honed well over the years. Ugo Savino tells Rebecca Gibson more

Ugo Savino explains how the line faces up to the challenge of creating exciting itineraries

A runway of opportunity for Clipper Navigation

A runway of opportunity for Clipper Navigation
By Sandra Speares | 17 December 2019

David Gudgel tells Sandra Speares about the firm’s latest developments

David Gudgel tells Sandra Speares about the firm’s latest developments

How Quark Expeditions has pioneered polar exploration

How Quark Expeditions has pioneered polar exploration
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 December 2019

Rebecca Gibson asks Malcolm Ellis about the adventurous spirit that has made Quark Expeditions a trailblazer in the expedition cruise industry for almost 30 years

The cruise line has been a trailblazer in the expedition cruise industry for almost 30 years

How Virgin Voyages is creating a rebellious twist on cruising

How Virgin Voyages is creating a rebellious twist on cruising
By Sam Ballard | 29 November 2019

Tom McAlpin explains to Sam Ballard how focusing on the environment, diversity and creating unique onboard experiences will ensure Virgin Voyages surpasses expectations

Tom McAlpin explains how unique experiences will ensure Virgin Voyages surpasses expectations

Helping faith flourish in a New Zealand icon

Helping faith flourish in a New Zealand icon
By Justin Merrigan | 27 November 2019

Speaking to Justin Merrigan, Mark Thompson reflects on his role in helping Interislander’s brand to recover after some challenging years

Mark Thompson reflects on his role helping Interislander to recover after some challenging years

Delivering reliability, excellence and quality

Delivering reliability, excellence and quality
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 November 2019

Interior outfitter MJM Marine has carried out many high-profile refits this year. CEO Gary Annett tells Elly Yates-Roberts more and discusses some of the company’s upcoming projects

After several high-profile refits, MJM Marine’s Gary Annett discusses the company’s upcoming projects

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades

Simplifying fleetwide software upgrades
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 November 2019

Erick Meijer explains how Norwegian software developer Adonis can improve shipping operations with the Adonis Replicator

Erick Meijer explains how the Adonis Replicator can improve shipping operations

Providing steady doors for shifting seas

Providing steady doors for shifting seas
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 November 2019

Markko Takkinen explains to Elly Yates-Roberts how Antti-Teollisuus has grown from a small blacksmith workshop to capture 40% of the cruise ship door market

Markko Takkinen explains how Antti-Teollisuus has captured 40% of the cruise ship door market

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