Dubious environmental practices in cruise industry
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
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 meets the cruise line’s senior vice-president of hotel operations, Toni Neumeister, to find out how they’ve done it.
Cruising the cold, icy North in winter
More travellers are choosing to visit Norway during the dark chill of an Arctic winter. Bradford Keen speaks to Hurtigruten’s Asta Lassesen and Cruise Norway’s Inge Tangerås about holidaying in subzero temperatures and why this icy land in the north is such a hot destination, even when at its coldest.
Fincantieri joins GE to cut air pollution from cruise ships
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 how the new shipboard pollutant-removal system might work.
Saga’s new-build cruise for its over-50 year old customers
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 existing partnerships and the challenges of building a ship with the over-50s in mind.