Onboard experience news, features and events

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

Xaler Systems: a flexible partner for refurbishments

Xaler Systems: a flexible partner for refurbishments
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Xaler Systems’ mobile workshop makes it an ideal reupholstery and interior design partner for cruise operators across the world

Firm's mobile workshop means it can work on projects around the world

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo announces opening keynote session

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo announces opening keynote session
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Architecture and design executives will set the tone for the inaugural two-day event

How Getslash is enabling unique guest experiences

How Getslash is enabling unique guest experiences
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Getslash’s customisable technologies allow cruise lines to personalise the onboard experience for every passenger

Firm's customisable technologies allow cruise lines to personalise the onboard experience

Trio of chefs to bring local tastes to P&O Cruises’ Iona

Trio of chefs to bring local tastes to P&O Cruises’ Iona
By Elly Yates-Roberts | Friday, May 10, 2019

José Pizarro, Kjartan Skjelde and Marte Marie Forsberg will create destination-inspired menus

How MJM Marine is going from strength to strength

How MJM Marine is going from strength to strength
By Lindsay James | Thursday, May 9, 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