Onboard experience news, features and events

Adapting cruising for the Covid-19 pandemic

Adapting cruising for the Covid-19 pandemic
By Marco De Jorio | 30 October 2020

The virus may be around for the foreseeable future, so cruise operators and designers must find new ways to facilitate preventative protocols to keep passengers and crew safe

Cruise operators and designers must find new ways to facilitate preventative protocols

New Innovation Lounge to showcase cruise interior products

New Innovation Lounge to showcase cruise interior products
Michel Verdure
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2020

Shores Global and Tillberg Design of Sweden team up for new venture in Miami

Starspeed to manage helicopter services onboard Ultramarine

Starspeed to manage helicopter services onboard Ultramarine
Luxaviation Helicopters
By Alex Smith | 21 October 2020

Two twin-engine aircraft will operate from purpose-built heliports for Quark Expeditions ship

A look at Rederij Doeksen's new sisters for the Wadden Sea

A look at Rederij Doeksen's new sisters for the Wadden Sea
By Jon Ingleton | 12 October 2020

The Nertherlands-based operator welcomed a new LNG catamaran in July. Jon Ingleton asks managing director Paul Melles about the latest asset

Jon Ingleton asks Paul Melles about the company’s new LNG catamaran

Reviving the refurbishment market in challenging times

Reviving the refurbishment market in challenging times
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 October 2020

Many interior outfitters are taking the disruption to business as an opportunity to re-evaluate their practices. CFR speaks with some of the sector’s biggest names to learn more

Interior outfitters are taking the disruption as an opportunity to re-evaluate their practices

American Cruise Lines to debut new ship and itineraries in 2021

American Cruise Lines to debut new ship and itineraries in 2021
American Cruise Line
By Alex Smith | 06 October 2020

The river cruise operator will introduce modern riverboat American Melody on the Mississippi

How lighting technology can enhance guest cabins

How lighting technology can enhance guest cabins
By Alex Smith | 05 October 2020

Light has a significant impact on guests’ well-being, according to lighting manufacturer L&S Italia

Light has a significant impact on guests’ well-being, according to lighting manufacturer L&S Italia

Chelsom launches Edition 27 collection

Chelsom launches Edition 27 collection
Chelsom
By Alex Smith | 05 October 2020

The range of new lighting products has been created specifically for the marine interiors sector

Interior View: Viking Line’s Viking Glory

Interior View: Viking Line’s Viking Glory
By Jon Ingleton | 02 October 2020

Jon Ingleton asks Michaela Lindström how Viking Line’s newest cruise ferry will provide passengers with a greener and more comfortable view of the world

 Michaela Lindström explains how Viking Line’s cruise ferry will provide a greener view of the world

Design perspective: The creative value of trends

Design perspective: The creative value of trends
By Chris Finch | 30 September 2020

Understanding a brand’s target audience and making the most of an opportunity to have fun are some of the most important elements behind great designs

Understanding a brand’s target audience and having fun are important elements for great design

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras

Interior view: Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 September 2020

Carnival Cruise Line’s Petu Kummala tells Elly Yates-Roberts how total freedom of design led to beautiful, exciting and functional interiors on Mardi Gras

Petu Kummala explains how total freedom of design led to beautiful and functional interiors on Mardi Gras

Interior commentary: A new use for LEDs

Interior commentary: A new use for LEDs
By Gina Amies | 24 September 2020

Lighting manufacturer Beadlight has harnessed the power of LED lighting technology to develop an air filter unit to prevent the spread of infection on passenger ships

Gina Amies explains how Beadlight has used LED lighting technology to develop an air filter unit

SMC Design: A creative collective for maritime design

SMC Design: A creative collective for maritime design
By Alex Smith | 23 September 2020

SMC Design has firmly established its roots within the maritime design industry. Much of its success can be attributed to the firm’s collaborative approach, which brings together a diverse range of skillsets

CFR talks to SMC Design about the firm’s collaborative approach to projects

Studio DADO chosen as sole interior architect for new Regent ship

Studio DADO chosen as sole interior architect for new Regent ship

Studio DADO

By Rebecca Gibson | 23 September 2020

The design firm has previously created luxury interiors on newbuild's sister ships

Healthy Sail Panel provides recommendations to US CDC

Healthy Sail Panel provides recommendations to US CDC
Royal Caribbean Group
By Alex Smith | 22 September 2020

The report includes 74 practices to prevent the spread of Covid-19 onboard cruise ships

The secret weapon lying beneath flooring on passenger ships

The secret weapon lying beneath flooring on passenger ships
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 September 2020

F. Ball’s subfloor preparation products and adhesives play an essential role in keeping carpets and flooring onboard cruise ships in excellent condition

F. Ball’s subfloor preparation products and adhesives keep carpets and floors in excellent condition

Encouraging signs of a new and safer cruising era

Encouraging signs of a new and safer cruising era
Bourne Group
By Patrick McNulty | 18 September 2020

Companies like Bourne Group are developing new products to help cruise companies to protect the health and safety of their guests and crew when their ships return to sea

Bourne Group is developing new products to help protect guests and crew when ships return to sea

Designing the post-pandemic cruise experience

Designing the post-pandemic cruise experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 September 2020

Rebecca Gibson asks Studio DADO’s founding partners about new design considerations for a worry-free cruise

We ask Studio DADO about new design considerations for a worry-free cruise

Creating timeless and memorable surprises

Creating timeless and memorable surprises
By Marco De Jorio | 09 September 2020

Long-lasting designs must mix classic elegance with functionality so that guests are always able to discover something new

Long-lasting designs must mix classic elegance with functionality

Interior view: Dream Cruises’ Global Dream

Interior view: Dream Cruises’ Global Dream
By Jon Ingleton | 07 September 2020

Peter Foster, senior vice president of hotel operations and newbuild hotel design at Genting Cruise Lines, tells Jon Ingleton why Dream Cruises’ newest ship will wow guests

Peter Foster of Genting Cruise Lines tells Jon Ingleton why Dream Cruises’ newest ship will wow guests

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