International Cruise & Ferry Review
THE GLOBAL GUIDE TO PASSENGER SHIPPING
The Autumn/Winter 2019 issue of International Cruise & Ferry Review opens with an exclusive keynote with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s chairman and CEO Richard Fain, who explains how the company has built a 50-year legacy of innovation and exceeding guest expectations. Meanwhile in our cover story, the team at SMC Design highlights how it combined contemporary and classic British style to create the interiors of Saga Cruises' new Spirit of Discovery.
Our Cruise Business section features exclusive interviews with Virgin Voyages’ Tom McAlpin, Uniworld’s Ellen Bettridge, Cruise Lines International Association’s Kelly Craighead, MSC Cruises’ Gianni Onorato, Carnival Cruise Line’s Christine Duffy, Quark Expeditions’ Malcolm Ellis and many other high-profile executives.
Sponsored by Interferry, our Ferry Business section includes an innovation-focused roundtable with perspectives from Shipshape Consulting, BC Ferries, Baleària and Tallink. Elsewhere in this section, Interferry’s Johan Roos discusses domestic ferry safety in developing nations, Virtu Ferries' Francis Portelli champions the value of hard work, Freda Newton highlights the benefits of Loch Ness by Jacobite, industry expert Michael Grey explores how ferry operators can achieve carbon neutrality, and more.
Elsewhere in the magazine, we outline some of the latest exciting updates from across the passenger shipping industry in our Marketwatch section, introduce our new Ship of the Year awards, and report on the latest Cruise Europe, Cruise Norway and MedCruise events.
Other features, viewpoints and reports explore everything from newbuilds in the cruise and ferry order books, safety at sea, interior design lessons learned at the Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, the evolution of retail at sea and how cruise lines and ports can create more environmentally sustainable itineraries. Plus, we have the usual updates from ports, interior designers, product suppliers and maritime communications experts.
There’s plenty more too – enjoy the issue!