All articles by Frances Marcellin

Frances Marcellin

Swan Hellenic christens SH Diana: CEO shares “nightmare” 

The pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine have inflicted chaos on Swan Hellenic’s operations. How is the company navigating such troubled waters.

Wave of change: MSC Euribia signals a new era of sustainable ships

The Euribia is the second LNG powered ship in the MSC fleet, following the MSC World Europa

Disney Wish cruises towards net-zero through fuel efficiency and emission control 

Disney Cruise Line’s VP for safety, security, and environmental policy, talks about the environmental impact of the operator’s newest vessel.

From napkin to shipyard: meet Icon of the Seas

The largest cruise ship in the world is designed for multi-generational holidays, a major post-pandemic cruise trend.

Luxury cruises in a cost of living crisis: in conversation with Panache Cruises

James Cole, founder and managing director of Panache Cruises, talks about how recent global events are impacting luxury cruises.

Cruising into the new year: top trends to look forward to in 2023

The key themes to expect in 2023 as the cruise sector continues its post-pandemic rebound

Explora Journeys looking for “discerning travellers”

Explora Journeys CEO Michael Ungerer talks about the operator’s new luxury offerings, and why the company is more than a cruise line.

MSC World Europa brings myriad firsts

The launch of MSC Cruises’ new vessel showcased a host of firsts for the operator

Transcend Cruises to bring a new class to river cruises

Matthew Shollar, co-founder of Transcend Cruises, opens up about the operator’s ambitions

Meet the ultimate cruise cocktail: NCL’s new Prima ship

Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Prima Class ship boasts a plethora of options to challenge the cruise line’s rivals