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Thought leaders from across the passenger shipping industry contribute articles to CruiseandFerry.net, as well as to our International Cruise & Ferry Review and Cruise & Ferry Interiors publications. Guest authors include executives from cruise, ferry and port associations across the world.

How MSC Cruises brings European elegance to cruising

How MSC Cruises brings European elegance to cruising
By Guest | 12 July 2019

Vice president of US Hotel Operations Mark Zeller believes good designs should do more than provide aesthetic appeal; they must also support efficient hotel operations

Mark Zeller believes good designs should also support efficient hotel operations

How Stena Line creates inspired interiors for its ferries

How Stena Line creates inspired interiors for its ferries
By Guest | 04 July 2019

Modern Scandinavian design reflects Stena Line’s core values and creates a ‘wow’ factor onboard its passenger ferries. Per-Ola Jonnerheim explains more

Per-Ola Jonnerheim shares how modern Scandinavian design reflects the brand's core values

The power of maximalism in flooring design on cruise ships

The power of maximalism in flooring design on cruise ships
By Guest | 03 July 2019

Colourful or patterned floors provide the best starting point for designers wanting to create exciting and evocative interiors, says Jason Holmes from Forbo Flooring Systems

Forbo Flooring Systems' Jason Holmes on why floors provide the best starting point for exciting interiors

Why onboard digitising is the new money-maker

Why onboard digitising is the new money-maker
By Guest | 23 May 2019

Jan Erik Norli, chief sales officer at Telenor Maritime, outlines the technological revolution that is happening in the maritime business

Telenor Maritime’s Jan Erik Norli outlines the industry's current technological revolution

How Wireless Maritime Services is leading innovation

How Wireless Maritime Services is leading innovation
By Guest | 20 May 2019

Firm celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019, and WMS CEO Pramod Arora says they aim to lead technology convergence for cruise ship connectivity over the next 15 years

CEO Pramod Arora discusses the firm's goals for enhancing cruise ship connectivity 

Better payments makes a better cruise experience, says PXP Financial

Better payments makes a better cruise experience, says PXP Financial
By Guest | 20 May 2019

According to chief product officer Mike Day, partnering with the firm can help cruise operators to improve online booking, facilitate mobile POS on their ships and more

Firm aims to help cruise operators improve online booking, facilitate mobile POS on their ships

Why leather stands the test of time on passenger ships

Why leather stands the test of time on passenger ships
By Guest | 16 May 2019

Jimmy Ahlgren of Elmo Leather explains why chairs that the company produced nearly 40 years ago are still in fine shape

Jimmy Ahlgren on why chairs that Elmo Leather produced 40 years ago are still in fine shape

Cruise ship design for the human scale

Cruise ship design for the human scale
By Guest | 30 April 2019

YSA Design chairman Trond Sigurdsen suggests why cruise lines could pay more attention to how they design interiors to attract more guests

YSA Design's Trond Sigurdsen suggests how to design interiors that attract guests 

How OSM Maritime is transforming shipping

How OSM Maritime is transforming shipping
By Guest | 30 April 2019

The company's digital services are enabling it to provide shipowners with analytical insights that help improve operations, says company CEO Geir Sekkesæter

Digital services provide shipowners with analytical insights to improve operations, says CEO

Exploring the reasons behind the fight over the ferry berth

Exploring the reasons behind the fight over the ferry berth
By Guest | 24 April 2019

Maritime journalist Michael Grey weighs up the pros and cons of cabotage in oceans around the world

Michael Grey weighs up the pros and cons of cabotage in oceans around the world

Foreship is forecasting the fuel cell future

Foreship is forecasting the fuel cell future
By Guest | 22 April 2019

Firm’s head of New Technologies Jan-Erik Räsänen and head of Machinery Olli Somerkallio assess the technologies that are making marine fuel cells a reality

Jan-Erik Räsänen and Olli Somerkallio assess the technologies making marine fuel cells a reality

Working to make a difference in the ferry industry

Working to make a difference in the ferry industry
By Guest | 16 April 2019

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan reflects on a hectic round of activity devoted to crucial industry issues

Interferry CEO Mike Corrigan reflects on a hectic round of activity devoted to crucial industry issues

An uncertain future for the ferry industry

An uncertain future for the ferry industry
By Guest | 08 April 2019

HFW’s William MacLachlan comments on the impact of Brexit on the many operators serving the UK and Ireland

HFW’s William MacLachlan explores how Brexit will affect operators serving the UK and Ireland

Omotenashi is giving Japan’s cruises character

Omotenashi is giving Japan’s cruises character
By Guest | 27 February 2019

Japan’s Ministry of Land and Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism is working to promote cruises in the country

Japan’s Ministry of Land and Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism tells ICFR more

Making Caribbean cruising sustainable

Making Caribbean cruising sustainable
By Guest | 18 February 2019

Cruise lines must rethink their itineraries and engage with destinations in more meaningful ways to attract younger guests to the Caribbean, says the Caribbean Tourism Organization

Caribbean Tourism Organization says cruise lines must change their thinking to attract younger guests

The importance of high-quality leather

The importance of high-quality leather
By Guest | 15 February 2019

Elmo Leather’s Jimmy Ahlgren says that if a price looks too good to be true, it probably is

Elmo Leather’s Jimmy Ahlgren says that if a price looks too good to be true, it probably is

Bringing ideas to reality with Imagine Hospitality Interiors

Bringing ideas to reality with Imagine Hospitality Interiors
By Guest | 12 February 2019

Carl Henriques, owner of the Danish interior design firm, explains the need to focus on solutions for the marine furniture segment

Carl Henriques explains the need to focus on solutions for the marine furniture segment

A lower carbon future for the ferry industry

A lower carbon future for the ferry industry
By Guest | 12 February 2019

Interferry regulatory affairs director Johan Roos discusses how the ferry industry can sustainably address climate change in a realistic timeframe

Interferry’s Johan Roos discusses how the industry can sustainably address climate change

Ferries, a flexible alternative to bridges and tunnels

Ferries, a flexible alternative to bridges and tunnels
By Guest | 01 February 2019

Michael Grey outlines why ferry services are often a preferable alternative to fixed links between different countries or cities

Michael Grey outlines why ferries are often preferable to fixed links between countries or cities

Building a better network for cruise and ferry passengers

Building a better network for cruise and ferry passengers
By Guest | 29 January 2019

Pramod Arora, CEO of WMS, discusses why choosing the right design, network and provider is essential in delivering the optimal communication and technology experience

Pramod Arora from WMS discusses the importance of choosing the right design, network and provider

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