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Regent Seven Seas Cruises names new ship Seven Seas Grandeur

Regent Seven Seas Cruises names new ship Seven Seas Grandeur

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

By Alex Smith | 23 June 2021

The cruise line also revealed the new Studio DADO design for the Compass Rose restaurant

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

How Norwegian Cruise Line is breaking the mould

How Norwegian Cruise Line is breaking the mould
By Mark Kansley | 22 June 2021

Delivering an exceptional onboard experience requires Norwegian Cruise Line to act on feedback from both staff and guests, as well as an ambition to continuously evolve and innovate

An exceptional onboard experience requires the line to act on feedback from staff and guests

How Magicman can rapidly rejuvenate cruise ships

How Magicman can rapidly rejuvenate cruise ships
By Mark Henderson | 21 June 2021

Magicman’s repair and restoration services offer a fast and cost-effective way for cruise operators to ensure their ships feel fresh and new when they welcome guests back onboard

Company's restoration services offer a fast and cost-effective way for improving the onboard experience

Curating art fit for an impressive cruise adventure

Curating art fit for an impressive cruise adventure
By Michele Witthaus | 18 June 2021

Curating an art collection for a new cruise ship is a complex challenge. Michele Witthaus talks to SMC Design’s art team to find out how it developed the impressive collection on Saga Cruises’ new ship, Spirit of Adventure

SMC Design’s art team discuss the development of the collection onboard Saga’s Spirit of Adventure

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

Sailing the seas in luxurious surroundings

Sailing the seas in luxurious surroundings
By Adam Pazdzioch | 16 June 2021

Famed for their tall masts and billowing sails, Sea Cloud Cruises’ windjammers have been custom-designed and built to offer a unique cruise experience for guests

Sea Cloud Cruises’ windjammers have been designed to offer a unique experience for guests

YSA Design and Ship Planner to bring digital solutions to passenger ships

YSA Design and Ship Planner to bring digital solutions to passenger ships
By Kristian Englund | 16 June 2021

YSA Design’s Kristian Englund explains how a new rapidly evolving decision-making tool will help shipowners to stay ahead of fast-changing cruise ship design requirements

YSA Design shares how a new decision-making tool helps shipowners to adapt cruise ship designs

Princess Cruises introduces service for guests to contact crew

Princess Cruises introduces service for guests to contact crew

Princess Cruises

By Alex Smith | 14 June 2021

CrewCall allows passengers to call for assistance from wherever they are onboard MedallionClass ships

The benefits of flexible and functional decking on ships

The benefits of flexible and functional decking on ships

Bolidt

By Jacco van Overbeek | 14 June 2021

Jacco van Overbeek explains how Bolidt's lightweight and durable synthetic flooring materials help interior designers achieve their vision

Jacco van Overbeek explains how Bolidt's flooring materials help interior designers achieve their vision

Creating ferry interiors with long-lasting appeal

Creating ferry interiors with long-lasting appeal

Tallink Grupp

By Rebecca Gibson | 10 June 2021

Rebecca Gibson asks four ferry executives how they design vessel interiors that enable them to deliver an exceptional onboard experience and achieve their business goals

Four executives explain how they design vessels that will deliver exceptional onboard experiences

How Tomas Tillberg Design is breaking new frontiers

How Tomas Tillberg Design is breaking new frontiers
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 June 2021

Tomas Tillberg and Nedgé Louis-Jacques tell Rebecca Gibson about Tomas Tillberg Design’s first projects in China and why they predict fair weather ahead for the nation’s cruise ship building industry

The design firm discusses the role it is playing in helping to grow China's cruise ship building industry

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

Bolidt launches first-ever Design Challenge for cruise industry

Bolidt launches first-ever Design Challenge for cruise industry

Bolidt

By Rebecca Gibson | 07 June 2021

Designers invited to create concepts for resin-based floor and wall coverings, ceiling hangings and artwork

MSC Cruises fleet earns highest ISO food safety certification

MSC Cruises fleet earns highest ISO food safety certification

MSC Cruises

By Rebecca Gibson | 07 June 2021

Brand is the first major cruise operator to be certified after Bureau Veritas audits 17 ships and supply chain

New design details released for MSC Cruises’ new ship MSC World Europa

New design details released for MSC Cruises’ new ship MSC World Europa

MSC Cruises

By Alex Smith | 04 June 2021

The first World Class ship is scheduled to come into service in December 2022

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Interiors out now!

New issue of Cruise & Ferry Interiors out now!
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 June 2021

Read design insights and tips from key stakeholders across the passenger ship interior design industry

Celebrity Cruises reveals wellness programme for Celebrity Beyond

Celebrity Cruises reveals wellness programme for Celebrity Beyond

Celebrity Cruises

By Alex Smith | 01 June 2021

A range of new products and sessions will be available onboard the ship

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

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