Onboard experience news, features and events

Seven Seas Navigator sets sail with all-new interiors

Seven Seas Navigator sets sail with all-new interiors
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Monday, June 24, 2019

Regent Seven Seas Cruises enhances the ship’s public areas and suites during a two-week dry dock

Cruise & Ferry Interiors indulges in Breakfast at Tihany's

Cruise & Ferry Interiors indulges in Breakfast at Tihany's
By Jon Ingleton | Monday, June 24, 2019

Jon Ingleton caught up with iconic hospitality designer Adam D.Tihany over breakfast to hear about his design philosophy and latest projects

ICFR caught up with iconic hospitality designer over breakfast to hear about his design philosophy 

The quest to deliver ideal interiors for Costa Group's cruise ships

The quest to deliver ideal interiors for Costa Group's cruise ships
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 21, 2019

Rebecca Gibson asks Christian Schönrock to share the secrets behind the company's interior design strategy

Christian Schönrock shares the secrets behind the company’s interior design strategy

How Studio DADO aims to stir the senses with designs for Mardi Gras

How Studio DADO aims to stir the senses with designs for Mardi Gras
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, June 21, 2019

Studio DADO’s design expertise is in full bloom aboard the new Mardi Gras, whose spas, suites and staterooms combine passion with purpose to create a fresh direction for the Carnival Cruise Line brand

US design firm is creating a fresh direction for the Carnival Cruise Line brand

Oceania Cruises introduces revamped Sirena

Oceania Cruises introduces revamped Sirena
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Ship features unique art collection as part of OceaniaNEXT brand enhancement programme

MSC Cruises to add new features to MSC for Me app

MSC Cruises to add new features to MSC for Me app
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 17, 2019

Services will enable guests to pre-book shorex and restaurants, locate fellow passengers and more

LDV Hospitality to open first at-sea Scarpetta restaurant

LDV Hospitality to open first at-sea Scarpetta restaurant
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, June 14, 2019

Upscale Italian dining venue will debut on Norwegian Encore, which will start service in November

Seabourn unveils new suites for expedition ships

Seabourn unveils new suites for expedition ships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Seabourn Venture and sister ship will feature luxury accommodation designed by Adam D. Tihany

Regent Seven Seas to add gourmet plant-based meals to menus

Regent Seven Seas to add gourmet plant-based meals to menus
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, June 10, 2019

Dishes will cover Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, Korean, Thai, Italian and other cuisines 

Safety and brand identity to be key topics at Marine Interiors Expo

Safety and brand identity to be key topics at Marine Interiors Expo
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 6, 2019

Experts will share tips on how to create aesthetically appealing, yet compliant, interior designs for ships

Riviera boasts new coffee lounge and remastered Owner's Suites after refit

Riviera boasts new coffee lounge and remastered Owner's Suites after refit
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, June 6, 2019

All other staterooms and suites were also modernised as part of the OceaniaNEXT renovation programme

Celebrity Equinox offers new onboard features after refit

Celebrity Equinox offers new onboard features after refit
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Vessel is the first in the Solstice Class to be modernised as part of The Celebrity Revolution initiative

Marine Catering Expo announces full agenda and speakers

Marine Catering Expo announces full agenda and speakers
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 31, 2019

Industry experts will discuss sustainability, regulations and designing the perfect galley

The key to secure locks on cruise ships and ferries

The key to secure locks on cruise ships and ferries
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Antti Marine is improving safety on passenger ships with its online door-locking system and e-hinges

Antti Marine is improving safety on passenger ships with its online door-locking system and e-hinges

A day in the life of International Corporate Art

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

Oasis of the Seas celebrates 10 years with total modernisation

Oasis of the Seas celebrates 10 years with total modernisation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Thursday, May 23, 2019

Royal Caribbean ship will receive US$165 million update as part of the Royal Amplified programme

A destination-focused dining experience

A destination-focused dining experience
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Elly Yates-Roberts asks Dietmar Wertanzl how CMI Leisure helps expedition and small-ship operators to take an artisanal approach to onboard dining

Dietmar Wertanzl discusses CMI Leisure’s artisanal approach to onboard dining on smaller ships

Brombach + Gess creates glass balconies for Hanseatic nature

Brombach + Gess creates glass balconies for Hanseatic nature
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 20, 2019

Extendable balconies on the port and starboard sides of the ship can accommodate up to 50 people

Better payments makes a better cruise experience, says PXP Financial

Better payments makes a better cruise experience, says PXP Financial
By Guest | Monday, May 20, 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 | Thursday, May 16, 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