Onboard experience

The world’s ocean, expedition and river cruise lines must evolve constantly to ensure they can meet the demands and expectations of their guests, ports and destinations and regulatory bodies. From ordering new cruise ships, to refitting and upgrading existing vessels, and creating new onboard and onshore experiences, the cruise lines always have news to share.

YSA Design designs spaces onboard new MSC Cruises ship

YSA Design designs spaces onboard new MSC Cruises ship

YSA Design

By Alex Smith | 29 November 2022

The firm developed MSC World Europa’s side view, as well as interior and exterior locations

Almaco to build cabins for TT-Line’s new Spirit of Tasmania ferries

Almaco to build cabins for TT-Line’s new Spirit of Tasmania ferries

Almaco

By Alice Chambers | 08 November 2022

The sister ships are currently under construction at RMC in Finland and are due to debut in 2024

Elite Exhibitions reveals its Cruise Conversations Live schedule for CSIE

Elite Exhibitions reveals its Cruise Conversations Live schedule for CSIE
By Alice Chambers | 03 November 2022

Keynotes and workshops will explore how to overcome cruise ship interior design challenges

Now in stock: fire-safe fabrics for the passenger shipping industry

Now in stock: fire-safe fabrics for the passenger shipping industry

Skopos Fabrics

By Alex Smith | 01 November 2022

CFR highlights some of the International Maritime Organization-approved products and materials that shipowners can use onboard their vessels to ensure that interiors are both safe and stylish

CFR profiles safe, stylish and International Maritime Organization-approved materials for ship interiors

Creating distinctive spaces with Flotex Vision FR

Creating distinctive spaces with Flotex Vision FR
By Alice Chambers | 10 October 2022

Forbo Flooring Systems’ new Flotex Vision FR designs offer cruise and ferry operators complete interior design freedom onboard their vessels

Forbo Flooring Systems’ new designs offer operators complete interior design freedom

Purposeful design for a small-ship experience

Purposeful design for a small-ship experience
By Alice Chambers | 07 October 2022

Nedgé Louis-Jacques of Tomas Tillberg Design speaks with Alice Chambers about design priorities for small-ship projects

Nedgé Louis-Jacques of Tomas Tillberg Design discusses design priorities for small-ship projects

Showcasing sustainability and innovation for cruise ship interiors

Showcasing sustainability and innovation for cruise ship interiors
By Richard Humphreys | 04 October 2022

Susan Sadolin speaks with Richard Humphreys about the idea behind Innovation Lounges and why they will help to drive collaboration and a greener future for the cruise industry

Susan Sadolin discusses the idea behind Innovation Lounges and how they will drive collaboration

Sustainable Design Summit to bring together travel interiors industry

Sustainable Design Summit to bring together travel interiors industry

SDS

By Alice Chambers | 26 September 2022

Delegates from Hilton Hotels, Hurtigruten Expeditions and Boeing will lead the keynote session

Tillberg Design of Sweden creates new design identity for Princess Cruises

Tillberg Design of Sweden creates new design identity for Princess Cruises

Tillberg Design of Sweden

By Alice Chambers | 16 September 2022

The new Sphere-class ships will feature a light and transparent architecture with natural finishes

Designing a ship for the new era of experience-first travel

Designing a ship for the new era of experience-first travel
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 September 2022

Studio DADO celebrates the launch of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Prima, which boasts an elevated design that rivals anything on land

Studio DADO celebrates the design onboard NCL’s recently launched Norwegian Prima

Studio DADO designs spaces onboard new Norwegian Prima

Studio DADO designs spaces onboard new Norwegian Prima

Studio DADO

By Alex Smith | 30 August 2022

The latest Norwegian Cruise Line ship was christened by godmother Katy Perry in Iceland

The class of 2022: Outstanding new onboard spaces

The class of 2022: Outstanding new onboard spaces
By Alice Chambers | 29 July 2022

With new ships launching at such a phenomenal rate it’s hard to keep up with the latest output of the creative powerhouses that shape the onboard experience. In this feature, Alice Chambers highlights a series of interior spaces that are sure to appeal to passengers onboard some of the cruise ships and ferries debuting this year

Alice Chambers highlights a series of new interiors that are sure to appeal to passengers

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Celebration

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Celebration
By Richard Humphreys | 27 July 2022

Richard Humphreys talks with Glenn Aprile about the zones passengers can enjoy on Carnival Cruise Line’s latest Excel-class ship

Glenn Aprile discusses the zones that passengers can enjoy on the latest Excel-class ship

How MJM Marine is enhancing success for Virgin Voyages

How MJM Marine is enhancing success for Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages

By Alex Smith | 26 July 2022

MJM Marine’s projects onboard Virgin Voyage’s first two cruise ships have involved outfitting 1,330 cabins and installing over 2,600 framed artworks on each vessel

Projects onboard the line’s first two ships have installed over 2,600 artworks on each vessel

MyStar: an interior view of Tallink Grupp’s new flagship

MyStar: an interior view of Tallink Grupp’s new flagship
By Richard Humphreys | 26 July 2022

Richard Humphreys talks with Tarvi-Carlos Tuulik about the interior design concept of Tallink’s newest vessel

Richard Humphreys talks with Tarvi-Carlos Tuulik about the interior design of Tallink’s newest vessel

Capitalising on a captain's expertise for expedition interiors

Capitalising on a captain's expertise for expedition interiors

EYOS Expeditions/ Martin Enckell

By Ben Lyons | 22 July 2022

Designers must consider how to combat extreme weather conditions while maximising safety and wildlife-spotting opportunities when creating expedition cruise ships to ensure they deliver memorable guest experiences

Designers must consider how to combat extreme weather when creating expedition cruise ships

Interior view: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Prima

Interior view: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Prima
By Alice Chambers | 21 July 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Eamonn Ferrin tells Alice Chambers about the innovations onboard the cruise line’s new Prima-class vessel

Eamonn Ferrin reveals the innovations onboard the cruise line’s new Prima-class vessel

Designing a new way of experiencing river cruising

Designing a new way of experiencing river cruising
By Alex Smith | 20 July 2022

Transcend Cruises and Tillberg Design of Sweden are working together to design river cruise ships aimed at creating the best experience for groups

Transcend Cruises and Tillberg Design of Sweden are designing river cruise ships for group travel

A green and grand experience with Elmo Leather

A green and grand experience with Elmo Leather
By Richard Humphreys | 19 July 2022

Jimmy Ahlgren describes to Richard Humphreys how Elmo Leather’s products tick the luxury and sustainability boxes for cruise customers

Jimmy Ahlgren describes how the company’s products tick the luxury and sustainability boxes

A journey of culinary exploration with Silversea Cruises

A journey of culinary exploration with Silversea Cruises
By Adam Sachs | 18 July 2022

Silversea Cruises has used eclectic artwork and a global decor scheme to bring its most innovative and immersive culinary programme to life onboard its newest Muse-class ships, Silver Moon and Silver Dawn

The line has used eclectic artwork and a global decor scheme to bring its culinary programme to life

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