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Cruising the cold, icy North in winter
10 November, 2017
More travellers are choosing to visit Norway during the dark chill of...
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AIDA’s latest cruise hits water 10 November, 2017 After a protracted construction period, AIDA Cruises’ new ship, AIDAperla, is finally on the water. Boasting a new dual-fuel engine room, slender hull and foil-covered domes, the...

Ritz-Carlton hotels to cruise on high seas 10 November, 2017 Ritz-Carlton hotels have long offered guests luxury in beautiful destinations. Now the company is taking to the ocean. Bradford Keen speaks to Fredrik Johansson, director of...

Tourist explosion in Venice’s cruise sector 10 November, 2017 More than 30 million tourists cram into Venice every year and tensions are rising among the city’s residents. Andrea Valentino talks to Galliano di Marco, head of the Venice...

Fincantieri joins GE to cut air pollution from cruise ships 10 November, 2017 A new agreement between GE Power and Fincantieri will see the two companies co-develop an emission control solution to reduce air pollution from cruise ships. Colin Castle examines...

Cruise ships doubling as hotels 10 November, 2017 Cruise ships are pulling double duty as hotels at major events all over the world, but a month-long dockside charter is no small feat. How can operators make the most of the...

Dubious environmental practices in cruise industry 10 November, 2017 In the wake of a major investigation into illegal bilge-water discharge by five Princess ships, a new CLIA report examines how environmental practices stack up across the industry.

Michelin-inspired cuisine on Crystal River Cruises 10 November, 2017 The Michelin-inspired, farm-to-table food and beverage concept on Crystal River Cruises’ fast-expanding river fleet is unlike anything else on the waterways of Europe. Elly Earls...

Celebrity Cruises’ cutting-edge entertainment 10 November, 2017 Over the past three years, Celebrity Cruises has shaken up its entertainment offering. CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo and associate vice-president of entertainment Becky Thomson-Foley discuss...

Demand for right staff heats up with booming expedition market 10 November, 2017 As the expedition cruise market grows, the race for staff is heating up. Kit van Wagner, expedition leader and manager of expedition product support at Silversea, speaks to...

Hit by depressed market, specilialised shipbuilders look towards cruise sector 10 November, 2017 Specialist shipbuilders feeling the squeeze from struggling oil prices have begun expanding into the cruise sector, but what services are they offering? How difficult a transition...

Saga’s new-build cruise for its over-50 year old customers 10 November, 2017 Saga has embarked on a new-build programme for the first time in its history. Andrea Valentino meets Saga’s new-build director, David Pickett, to talk fuel efficiency, leveraging...

Containing norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships 10 November, 2017 The impression that contracting norovirus is an occupational hazard on cruise holidays continues to persist among prospective passengers. However, new figures from the Centers for...


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