All articles by Frances Marcellin

Frances Marcellin

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

Celebrity Cruises goes a cut above and Beyond

Celebrity Cruises’ new ship, Celebrity Beyond, has a strong health and wellbeing focus, with a host of spas and fitness offerings.

Beyond design and wellness

Celebrity Cruises’ new ship Beyond will launch next year, with Gwyneth Paltrow as Wellbeing Adviser and a women’s wellness panel comprising leading female entrepreneurs in the wellness space. From in-room fitness menus to cashmere mattresses and a new plant-based restaurant, Beyond is establishing itself as the go-to destination for a luxury, holistic wellness experience.