Author: Lindsay James

Lindsay has worked in publishing and advertising for well over a decade, and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. On a daily basis she can be found interviewing CEOs, writing features for a wide variety of magazines, producing copy for marketing collateral, organising content and meeting tight production schedules.

How SunStone Ships embarked on a mission to succeed

How SunStone Ships embarked on a mission to succeed
By Lindsay James | 31 January 2020

Succeeding in the expedition market is much easier if you’ve done the groundwork, says president and CEO Niels-Erik Lund

Niels-Erik Lund explains how years of groundwork has driven the shipowners success

Why more passengers are cruising the Welsh way

Why more passengers are cruising the Welsh way
By Lindsay James | 14 January 2020

Wales is witnessing a surge in popularity among cruise tourists, particularly in the expedition market. Suzanne Thomas, head of Cruise Wales, tells Lindsay James more

Suzanne Thomas, head of Cruise Wales, discusses the country’s surge in popularity

PortMiami is poised for growth into the future

PortMiami is poised for growth into the future
By Lindsay James | 30 December 2019

Home to Royal Caribbean International, Norwegian Cruise Line, MSC Cruises and more, PortMiami has earned its moniker of the cruise capital of the world. And there’s more developments to come

The cruise capital of the world, PortMiami, is looking forward to more developments to come

BOXMARK is igniting the senses for cruisers

BOXMARK is igniting the senses for cruisers
By Lindsay James | 23 December 2019

Thorsten Buhl tells Lindsay James how leather offers a number of important qualities that can evoke an emotional response from customers

Thorsten Buhl tells Lindsay James how leather evokes an emotional response from customers

How AD Associates is moving beyond aesthetics

How AD Associates is moving beyond aesthetics
By Lindsay James | 12 November 2019

Experts at AD Associates discuss the importance of moving beyond a pure focus on the aesthetic, and explain the benefits of multifaceted, experiential design

Experts from the design agency explain the benefits of multifaceted, experiential design

Why Tillberg Design of Sweden is always evolving

Why Tillberg Design of Sweden is always evolving
By Lindsay James | 07 November 2019

A true master of cruise ship design, Tillberg Design of Sweden has remained at the forefront of the industry for over 50 years. Owner Fredrik Johansson explains how to Lindsay James

Frederik Johansson explains how the company remains at the forefront of the industry

Creating a safer future for the maritime industry

Creating a safer future for the maritime industry
By Lindsay James | 09 October 2019

Coltraco Ultrasonics’ CEO Carl Hunter believes the UK government’s Maritime 2050 strategy provides a good starting point for preventing catastrophic events at sea

Carl Hunter believes the UK Government’s Maritime 2050 strategy can prevent catastrophic events at sea

Daring to dream big in the Asian cruise market

Daring to dream big in the Asian cruise market
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2019

In one of his last interviews before stepping down as CEO of Dream Cruises, Thatcher Brown tells Lindsay James about his favourite destinations and the secret to creating the perfect itinerary

In one of his last interviews as Dream Cruises CEO, Thatcher Brown shares how to create ideal itineraries

How SMC Design created a British contemporary classic

How SMC Design created a British contemporary classic
By Lindsay James | 24 September 2019

With Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Discovery, SMC Design has set out to showcase British style and excellence to the highest level. Lindsay James finds out how it has been achieved

The design company tells ICFR how it showcased British style on Saga Cruises’ new Spirit of Discovery

How Bugge & Gjertsen is achieving the incredible for Hurtigruten

How Bugge & Gjertsen is achieving the incredible for Hurtigruten
By Lindsay James | 12 August 2019

Tony Rom Fletcher gives Lindsay James an insight into the services his company has provided for Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen

Tony Rom Fletcher on the services his firm provided for Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof Nansen

Trimline has upgraded the interiors onboard the DFDS D-Class ships

Trimline has upgraded the interiors onboard the DFDS D-Class ships
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2019

Interior design firm worked with SMC Design to give the ships a fresh look

Interior design firm worked with SMC Design to give the ships a fresh look

Why should cruise ship operators trust the design process?

Why should cruise ship operators trust the design process?
By Lindsay James | 01 August 2019

Alan Stewart, senior associate at SMC Design, tells Lindsay James about the design processes that transform a space into a room

Alan Stewart outlines how SMC Design transforms a space into a room on a vessel

Breaking the interior design mould on cruise ships

Breaking the interior design mould on cruise ships
By Lindsay James | 30 July 2019

By taking charge of both interior and exterior design, Tillberg Design of Sweden is breaking new ground and delivering incredible results

Tillberg Design of Sweden has taken charge of both interior and exterior design for the first time

Bringing venues to life with the flick of a switch

Bringing venues to life with the flick of a switch
By Lindsay James | 22 July 2019

Using the right lighting can totally transform a space. Experts from AD Associates tell Lindsay James how

Using the right lighting can totally transform a space. Experts from AD Associates tell Lindsay James how

What leads to interior designers creating a masterpiece on a ship?

What leads to interior designers creating a masterpiece on a ship?
By Lindsay James | 19 July 2019

Marco de Jorio, co-founder of De Jorio Design International, tells Lindsay James why trust and mutual respect are key to achieving creative freedom

De Jorio Design International's Marco de Jorio on why trust and respect lead to creative freedom

Keeping history alive in the Pearl of the Adriatic

Keeping history alive in the Pearl of the Adriatic
By Lindsay James | 03 June 2019

Dubrovnik represents a perfect cross between the past and the present. Charming and sophisticated, every nook and cranny hides a treasure

We highlight why Dubrovnik represents a perfect cross between the past and the present

Cruising at the heart of the Sunshine State

Cruising at the heart of the Sunshine State
By Lindsay James | 31 May 2019

Florida continues to be one of the top destinations for tourism in the world, drawing more than 126 million visitors a year. Port Tampa Bay is at the heart of the action and the gateway to the state’s cruise business

Port Tampa Bay is the gateway to Florida's cruise business, says the port authority

A day in the life of International Corporate Art

A day in the life of International Corporate Art
By Lindsay James | 27 May 2019

With over 30 years of experience, International Corporate Art offers art consultancy, supply and production to the worldwide cruise industry. Here we find out what a typical day looks like for its consultants

We find out what work goes into supplying and producing artwork collections for the cruise industry

Exploring the wonders of Wales with Cruise Wales

Exploring the wonders of Wales with Cruise Wales
By Lindsay James | 24 May 2019

With passenger figures on the rise and huge expansion taking place across many local ports, Wales is now a must-see destination for many. Suzanne Thomas tells Lindsay James about the organisation’s latest developments

Suzanne Thomas discusses why the country's cruise visitor numbers are growing

How MJM Marine is going from strength to strength

How MJM Marine is going from strength to strength
By Lindsay James | 09 May 2019

Completing 38 projects in 2018, including the highly acclaimed Azamara Pursuit, the firm is witnessing a remarkable rise to fame. Gary Annett tells Lindsay James why 2019 will be even better

Having completing 38 projects in 2018, Gary Annett explains why 2019 will be even better

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