Onboard experience news, features and events

Drink better: Raising a glass with Heineken

Drink better: Raising a glass with Heineken
By Koos Vrijlandt | 12 December 2019

Global duty-free sales manager Koos Vrijlandt discusses the organisation’s place onboard cruise ships and ferries

Koos Vrijlandt discusses the organisation’s place onboard cruise ships and ferries

How Quark Expeditions has pioneered polar exploration

How Quark Expeditions has pioneered polar exploration
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 December 2019

Rebecca Gibson asks Malcolm Ellis about the adventurous spirit that has made Quark Expeditions a trailblazer in the expedition cruise industry for almost 30 years

The cruise line has been a trailblazer in the expedition cruise industry for almost 30 years

Turning great designs into quality signs

Turning great designs into quality signs
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 December 2019

Cruise operators can use Marahrens Maritime Sign Solutions for all their decorative, wayfinding and safety signage needs

Cruise operators can use Marahrens Maririme Sign Solutions for all their signage needs

Lighting up enhanced onboard cabin spaces

Lighting up enhanced onboard cabin spaces
By Gina Amies | 05 December 2019

Integrated lighting can help designers to optimise cabin space on passenger ships, says Gina Amies, managing director of Beadlight

Gina Amies of Beadlight explains how integrated lighting can help to optimise space

A new centre of excellence and innovation

A new centre of excellence and innovation
By Jon Ingleton | 03 December 2019

Flooring specialist Bolidt is building on its reputation for ingenuity with an impressive new innovation centre. Jon Ingleton reports from his tour of the facility

Jon Ingleton takes a tour of flooring specialist Bolidt’s impressive new innovation centre

How Virgin Voyages is creating a rebellious twist on cruising

How Virgin Voyages is creating a rebellious twist on cruising
By Sam Ballard | 29 November 2019

Tom McAlpin explains to Sam Ballard how focusing on the environment, diversity and creating unique onboard experiences will ensure Virgin Voyages surpasses expectations

Tom McAlpin explains how unique experiences will ensure Virgin Voyages surpasses expectations

Chelsom supplies lighting for Scylla’s Anna Katharina

Chelsom supplies lighting for Scylla’s Anna Katharina
By Alex Smith | 28 November 2019

Project created lighting scheme for public areas and cabins onboard river cruise ship

How Studio DADO brought boutique interiors to Norwegian Encore

How Studio DADO brought boutique interiors to Norwegian Encore
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 November 2019

Miami-based design firm was responsible for creating new dining experiences and several other venues

Brittany Ferries eliminates 5.7 million plastic items

Brittany Ferries eliminates 5.7 million plastic items
By Alex Smith | 27 November 2019

Single-use cutlery, cups, lids, stirrers and straws have been removed from ships’ restaurants and cabins

Crystal Cruises launches app for guests

Crystal Cruises launches app for guests
By Alex Smith | 27 November 2019

Users can explore itineraries and find information specific to their ship during their cruise

SMS Group refits guest cabins on two Holland America ships

SMS Group refits guest cabins on two Holland America ships
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 November 2019

UK-based company travelled to Canada and The Bahamas to complete interior outfitting work

Providing steady doors for shifting seas

Providing steady doors for shifting seas
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 November 2019

Markko Takkinen explains to Elly Yates-Roberts how Antti-Teollisuus has grown from a small blacksmith workshop to capture 40% of the cruise ship door market

Markko Takkinen explains how Antti-Teollisuus has captured 40% of the cruise ship door market

Genting Cruise Lines’ ships to feature first DFS T Galleria shops at sea

Genting Cruise Lines’ ships to feature first DFS T Galleria shops at sea
By Alex Smith | 21 November 2019

Luxury retailer DFS to offer shopping experience in partnership with Starboard Cruise Services

How Uniworld makes its ships into works of art

How Uniworld makes its ships into works of art
By Anthony Pearce | 21 November 2019

Each Uniworld Super Ship has bespoke interiors, but they offer the same quality of luxury services and exclusive experiences. CEO Ellen Bettridge tells Anthony Pearce more

Ellen Bettridge discusses the luxury services available on each bespoke Uniworld river cruise ship

Traditional craftsmanship with a modern twist

Traditional craftsmanship with a modern twist
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 November 2019

Isadora Cordazzo tells Rebecca Gibson how 121 years of experience and an innovative spirit have enabled Gerolamo Scorza to become a top choice for ship outfitting projects

Isadora Cordazza explains how Gerolamo Scorza has become a top choice for ship outfitting projects

What can attendees expect at CSIE Europe this December?

What can attendees expect at CSIE Europe this December?
By Ellie Jones | 18 November 2019

Panel discussions with exclusive insights from industry experts, networking opportunities and the chance to hear about products and services from 160 exhibitors will make CSIE Europe a must-attend event

Panels with industry experts and a jam-packed exhibition floor will make it a must-attend event

The sky is the limit for design firm Studio DADO

The sky is the limit for design firm Studio DADO
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 November 2019

Studio DADO's designs for Princess Cruises’ first-ever Sky Suites bring a new level of luxury to Sky Princess

Studio DADO's designs for Princess Cruises’ first-ever Sky Suites bring a new level of luxury to Sky Princess

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

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to feature Clase Oro VIP lounge

New Fred. Olsen trimarans to feature Clase Oro VIP lounge
By Alex Smith | 07 November 2019

Bajamar Express and Bañaderos Express are currently under construction at Austal’s shipyard

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

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