Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CRUITE ROUTE DESIGN

2022

Itinerary Planning 2020

Executive Editor: Jon Ingleton
Editor: Rebecca Gibson

The 2022 issue of Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning opens with a keynote with Michel Nestour who outlines why Carnival Corporation believes port development and partnerships will play a crucial role in the long-term success of the cruise industry.

We also have a cover story where cruise executives from Celestyal Cruises, Costa Cruises, Marella Cruises, MSC Cruises, Saga Cruises discuss why the Mediterranean Sea is an enduringly popular destination for cruise travellers.

In addition, cruise line and port executives highlight their new itineraries, excursions and destination offerings as ships return to service around the world in our ‘A breath of fresh air’ feature. A second feature highlights how the tireless efforts of various important stakeholders have put the Florida-Caribbean cruise industry back on track towards a rapid recovery in 2022 and beyond.

Elsewhere, cruise executives reveal what factors they consider when designing itineraries in our Planner Perspectives section, while various cruise associations share the latest updates from their members and outline their key priorities for the future in our Association Highlights articles. Other highlights include reports and viewpoints from ports and destinations around the world, a Featured Ports & Destinations section, and a Marketwatch section featuring an exclusive interview with Ambassador Cruise Line’s Michelle Lupino.

There’s plenty more too – enjoy the issue!

 

 

Magazine highlights

Partnering with destinations

Carnival Corporation’s Michel Nestour tells Alex Smith why the group believes port development and partnerships will play a crucial role in the long-term success of the cruise industry

Ambassador Cruise Line plans inaugural season

The first British cruise line to launch since 2010 will focus on providing itineraries across Europe

Allure of the Med

The Mediterranean Sea is an enduringly popular destination for cruise travellers. Cruise line executives discuss their current itineraries and future plans with Michele Witthaus

A breath of fresh air

The return of cruising has come as a welcome relief to cruise line and port executives, who can’t wait to share new itineraries, excursions and destinations with guests. Michele Witthaus reports

The great cruise comeback

A look at how the Florida-Caribbean industry has collaborated to put itself firmly back on track towards a rapid recovery

A distinctive cruise experience

Douglas Prothero explains how The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has carefully crafted immersive itineraries to enable guests to experience the bespoke yachting lifestyle in the Caribbean

Creating a sustainable future

Aimilia Papachristou reveals how MedCruise is helping cruise port members to achieve their environmental goals

Featured ports & destinations

Our guide to some of the most popular ports and destinations around the world

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