Interviews

Sailing to success with the ladies in red

Sailing to success with the ladies in red
By Rebecca Barnes | 05 October 2022

Rebecca Barnes asks Virgin Voyages’ Tom McAlpin about eco-friendly terminals, iconic godmothers and influencing passengers to live more sustainably

Virgin Voyages’ Tom McAlpin discusses sustainable terminals and iconic godmothers

A positive outlook for the cruise industry

A positive outlook for the cruise industry
By Rebecca Barnes | 27 September 2022

Cruise Line International Association’s Kelly Craighead briefs Rebecca Barnes on the industry’s key updates

Cruise Line International Association’s Kelly Craighead briefs CFR on the industry’s key updates

Reinventing the cruise industry with innovative vessels

Reinventing the cruise industry with innovative vessels
By Rebecca Barnes | 12 September 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Eamonn Ferrin talks with Rebecca Barnes about new ship launches, a celebrity godmother and why reinvention is key to the brand’s success

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Eamon Ferrin explains why reinvention is key to the brand’s success

What are CLIA’s priorities, sustainable plans and challenges?

What are CLIA’s priorities, sustainable plans and challenges?
By Rebecca Barnes | 11 April 2022

Rebecca Barnes asks Cruise Line International Association’s president and CEO Kelly Craighead about its focuses for 2022

Cruise Line International Association’s president and CEO Kelly Craighead discusses aims for 2022

Returning to the rivers: a roundtable on the river cruise industry

Returning to the rivers: a roundtable on the river cruise industry

APT

By Rebecca Barnes | 31 March 2022

Rebecca Barnes asks TUI River Cruises’ Chris Hackney, APT Luxury River Cruises & Tours’ Paul Melinis, CroisiEurope’s John Fair and A-ROSA’s Lucia Rowe for an update on the state of the river cruise industry

We hear from TUI River Cruises, APT Luxury River Cruises & Tours, CroisiEurope and A-ROSA 

How Scarlet Lady was launched following pandemic disruption

How Scarlet Lady was launched following pandemic disruption
By Rebecca Barnes | 20 December 2021

Rebecca Barnes speaks with Virgin Voyages’ Tom McAlpin about brand heritage, healthy sailors and why the line made the decision to launch in the UK 

Virgin Voyages’ Tom McAlpin tells Rebecca Barnes about brand heritage and healthy sailors

Time to shine after the Covid-19 pandemic

Time to shine after the Covid-19 pandemic
By Rebecca Barnes | 22 November 2021

Crystal’s Jack Anderson discusses the outlook for the luxury cruise line with Rebecca Barnes

In this together: how CLIA has supported cruising in the pandemic

In this together: how CLIA has supported cruising in the pandemic
By Rebecca Barnes | 11 November 2021

Cruise Line International Association’s president and CEO Kelly Craighead discusses the outlook of the cruise industry with Rebecca Barnes

Kelly Craighead, president and CEO of CLIA, discusses the outlook of the cruise industry

Powering up the cruise industry for the future

Powering up the cruise industry for the future
By Rebecca Barnes | 17 May 2021

Rebecca Barnes asks Jan Swartz about the future of Holland America Group and the importance of listening and collaboration

Jan Swartz discusses Holland America Group's future and the importance of listening and collaboration

Planning for the safe return to cruising

Planning for the safe return to cruising
By Rebecca Barnes | 05 May 2021

Rebecca Barnes asks Wybcke Meier how TUI Cruises started to safely resume operations and welcome guests onboard its ships despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

Rebecca Barnes asks Wybcke Meier how TUI Cruises started to safely resume operations

American Queen Steamboat Company: The American dream

American Queen Steamboat Company: The American dream
By Rebecca Barnes | 26 April 2021

American Queen Steamboat Company’s John Waggoner talks with Rebecca Barnes about passenger safety, new ships and forward bookings

John Waggoner talks with Rebecca Barnes about passenger safety, new ships and forward bookings

Taking to the river with A-ROSA River Cruises

Taking to the river with A-ROSA River Cruises
By Rebecca Barnes | 24 November 2020

Rebecca Barnes asks Lucia Rowe about A-ROSA River Cruises’ recovery plans post-Covid-19

Rebecca Barnes asks Lucia Rowe about the operator’s recovery plans post-Covid-19

Why sustainability is at the heart of cruising

Why sustainability is at the heart of cruising
By Rebecca Barnes | 19 October 2020

PONANT’s Wassim Daoud and Royal Caribbean Group’s Nick Rose discuss the importance of sustainability with Rebecca Barnes

PONANT’s Wassim Daoud and Royal Caribbean Group’s Nick Rose discuss environmental initiatives

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