Author: Jon Ingleton

Jon Ingleton is the executive editor of Cruise & Ferry Review, Cruise & Ferry Interiors, Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning and the other publications and electronic media within Tudor Rose’s Cruise & Ferry portfolio. Jon led the launch of the magazine in 1991 and became executive editor for a second time when Tudor Rose acquired the title in 2011.

Interior view: Holland America Line’s Rotterdam

Interior view: Holland America Line’s Rotterdam
By Jon Ingleton | 23 June 2021

Holland America Line is challenging the typical idea of innovation by bringing timeless elegance to its ships through food, music and art. My Nguyen tells Jon Ingleton more

My Nguyen explains how Rotterdam reflects timeless elegance through food, music and art

Interior view: Inside Seabourn Venture

Interior view: Inside Seabourn Venture
By Jon Ingleton | 17 June 2021

Robin West and Bentley Brownfield tell Jon Ingleton what guests can expect from Seabourn’s new ultra-luxury expedition ships as the brand strengthens its lofty status in this sector

Robin West and Bentley Brownfield discuss Seabourn’s new ultra-luxury expedition ships

Keynote: Building a commitment to excellence

Keynote: Building a commitment to excellence

MSC Cruises

By Jon Ingleton | 08 June 2021

MSC Cruises has launched several newbuilds in recent years and has another 10 on order, including two in new ship classes. Jon Ingleton asks Trevor Young about the interior design challenges that lie ahead

Trevor Young outlines the interior design challenges that lie ahead for MSC Cruises' new ships

Why guests can expect unforgettable cruises on MSC Virtuosa

Why guests can expect unforgettable cruises on MSC Virtuosa

Tudor Rose

By Jon Ingleton | 01 June 2021

Cruising is full of surprises. Jon Ingleton was served cocktails by a robot and ate a kidney bean desert while sailing onboard MSC Cruises’ new MSC Virtuosa. Here he shares why memorable moments are guaranteed on the new ship

CFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton shares a review of the best bits of MSC Cruises' newest ship

A look at the record-breaking retail offering on MSC Virtuosa

A look at the record-breaking retail offering on MSC Virtuosa

Tudor Rose

By Jon Ingleton | 28 May 2021

CFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton shares why he thinks the retail facilities onboard MSC Cruises' newest ship will surpass guest expectations

Jon Ingleton shares why the retail facilities on MSC Cruises' newest ship will surpass guest expectations

First post-pandemic MSC Cruises sailing from the UK is a success

First post-pandemic MSC Cruises sailing from the UK is a success

Tudor Rose

By Jon Ingleton | 27 May 2021

CFR's executive editor Jon Ingleton shares his reflections on his first post-pandemic cruise onboard MSC Cruises' MSC Virtuosa

CFR's Jon Ingleton reflects on his first post-pandemic cruise onboard MSC Cruises' MSC Virtuosa

Exploring the Galapagos Islands with Metropolitan Touring

Exploring the Galapagos Islands with Metropolitan Touring
By Jon Ingleton | 25 May 2021

Ecuador-based expedition cruise operator Metropolitan Touring has an enviable reputation among Galapagos adventurers. Jon Ingleton asks CEO Paulina Burbano de Lara why

Paulina Burbano de Lara explains how the expedition cruise operator has built an enviable reputation

Fresh air and a better view with P&O Ferries

Fresh air and a better view with P&O Ferries
By Jon Ingleton | 12 May 2021

P&O Ferries’ Peter Hebblethwaite tells Jon Ingleton why he expects the ferry market to experience a boost once travel restrictions are lifted

Peter Hebblethwaite explains why he expects the ferry market to experience a boost

Wilderness adventures with Albatros Expedtions

Wilderness adventures with Albatros Expedtions
By Jon Ingleton | 10 May 2021

Jon Ingleton talks with Albatros Expeditions’ Hans Lagerweij about the family business and its forthcoming new arrivals

Jon Ingleton talks with Hans Lagerweij about the family business and its forthcoming new arrivals

What are the latest updates from Cruise Norway members?

What are the latest updates from Cruise Norway members?

Visit Nordvest

By Jon Ingleton | 06 May 2021

Undeterred by the pandemic, Cruise Norway is currently hosting its much-loved Norway Day virtually this year. Jon Ingleton shares some of the highlights from the three-day event

Jon Ingleton shares highlights from the three-day virtual Norway Day event

Achieving onboard excellence in expedition cruising

Achieving onboard excellence in expedition cruising
By Jon Ingleton | 30 April 2021

Jon Ingleton discusses the benefits of expedition cruise operators outsourcing crewing, food and hotel management with CMI Leisure’s Dietmar Wertanzl

CMI Leisure’s Dietmar Wertanzl discusses the benefits of outsourcing crewing, food and hotel management

How Swan Hellenic is preparing to offer a sophisticated cruise experience

How Swan Hellenic is preparing to offer a sophisticated cruise experience
By Jon Ingleton | 16 April 2021

In November this year, the classic British cruise ship Minerva will be reborn. Jon Ingleton asks Swan Hellenic’s Andrea Zito how he is reviving the vessel’s original expedition cultural spirit

Andrea Zito explains how he plans to revive the line’s original expedition cultural spirit

Sustaining high safety standards after the pandemic

Sustaining high safety standards after the pandemic
By Jon Ingleton | 13 April 2021

Joep Bollerman explains to Jon Ingleton how Lloyd’s Register is helping cruise operators to adapt to new health safety standards

Joep Bollerman explains how Lloyd’s Register is helping operators adapt to new safety standards

Delivering agile innovation in challenging times

Delivering agile innovation in challenging times
By Jon Ingleton | 06 April 2021

MSC Cruises has been a serial innovator throughout its 30-year history. Jon Ingleton asks Pierfrancesco Vago how this attribute has helped the business to navigate the challenges of the past year

Pierfrancesco Vago explains how quick decisions helped MSC Cruises navigate the past year

Why Costa Cruises has made its home in the Mediterranean

Why Costa Cruises has made its home in the Mediterranean

Costa Cruises

By Jon Ingleton | 08 February 2021

Costa Cruises was born in the Mediterranean Sea over 70 years ago. Jon Ingleton talks with Mario Alovisi about the inimitable allure of the Mare Nostrum

Mario Alovisi explains the inimitable allure of the Mare Nostrum for the cruise line and its guests

“I jumped off my chair and started running laps around the boardroom”

“I jumped off my chair and started running laps around the boardroom”

Studio DADO

By Jon Ingleton | 04 January 2021

Cruise & Ferry catches up with one of the most popular faces in the cruise industry.

Cruise & Ferry catches up with one of the most popular faces in the cruise industry

How World Ocean Council is capturing ocean data

How World Ocean Council is capturing ocean data
By Jon Ingleton | 24 December 2020

Cruise lines and ferry operators provide important support for the World Ocean Council’s efforts to understand the ocean, weather and climate. CFR speaks with Paul Holthus to find out more

Paul Holthus shares how cruise and ferry lines are helping WOC to understand the ocean and climate

Laying the groundwork for improved hygiene

Laying the groundwork for improved hygiene
By Jon Ingleton | 16 December 2020

Vessel hygiene is under the microscope like never before and Bolidt has a flooring solution to limit the spread of bacteria and support the industry’s imminent revival

As vessel hygiene comes under scrutiny, Bolidt’s flooring solution can help limit the spread of bacteria

Reaching extraordinary horizons with Seabourn

Reaching extraordinary horizons with Seabourn
By Jon Ingleton | 15 December 2020

Seabourn is revered for itineraries that surprise and delight. Jon Ingleton asks Josh Leibowitz about stepping into the top end of the expedition sector and taking passengers to extraordinary places

Jon Ingleton asks Josh Leibowitz about stepping into the top end of the expedition sector

How design firms can help inspire passenger confidence

How design firms can help inspire passenger confidence
By Jon Ingleton | 10 December 2020

Jon Ingleton speaks with executives from SMC Design to find out how they believe cruise ship design has to carefully adapt to reassure passengers, as ships begin to sail again

Executives from SMC Design discuss how they believe design has to adapt to reassure passengers

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