Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News are the official publications for this week’s global cruise industry gathering, which begins Monday at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. In parallel is the new event F&B@Sea, starting Tuesday.
Royal Caribbean cover story
When legendary leaders pass the baton to a new generation, things don’t always go as expected. In the case of Royal Caribbean Group’s transition from Richard Fain to Jason Liberty as CEO, the company didn’t miss a beat.
‘Jason has been shaping our culture for over a decade and in his first year as CEO that drive for innovation, collaboration and delivering the best vacations in a responsible way continues,’ said Laura Hodges Bethge, EVP shared services.
New leaders of cruise brands featured
Seatrade Cruise Review also features ‘New leaders,’ with a question posed to half a dozen new brand leaders: Barbara Muckermann, president/CEO, Silversea Cruises; Frank A. Del Rio, president, Oceania Cruises; Andrea DeMarco, president, Regent Seven Seas Cruises; James Rodriguez, president/CEO, Atlas Ocean Voyages; Cindy D’Aoust, president, American Queen Voyages; and Ken Muskat, managing director, Scenic Group USA.
Food and beverage trends
Seatrade Cruise’s Holly Payne looks at what’s around the corner for food and beverage, timely as the new F&B@Sea takes place March 28-29 at Port Everglades Terminal 2, across the street from the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center.
European river cruise, Anglo-Eastern, fate of the Genting HK fleet
Other features hone in on European river cruise trends, a special report by Frederik Erdmann; what’s ahead with one of the world’s largest ship management companies, Anglo-Eastern, acquiring Cruise Management International and CMI Leisure; and what happened to all the ships that were in the Genting Hong Kong cruise fleet.
Further reports include an update on fuel cell technology, decarbonization efforts and LNG bunkering.
Shipbuilding, orderbook analysis, market updates
Seatrade’s Italy correspondent Luca Peruzzi reports on Italian shipbuilding trends and suppliers.
Plus, a cruise ship orderbook analysis; Refurb & Interiors, market updates on Antarctica, Australasia, the Arabian Gulf, Southeast Asia and France; a listing of the world’s major cruise ports and more.
This just-out issue of Seatrade Cruise Review is available for download here, and will be at Seatrade Cruise Global and mailing to subscribers. Seatrade Cruise News will be reporting on the event, March 27-30, and on F&B@Sea, March 28-29.