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Changing the Industry, One Woman at a Time.

One thing about the cruise industry that goes without saying: it’s one of the most forward thinking and rapidly evolving industries in the world. Not only is customer experience at the forefront of innovation, but also the professional experience – from building a more inclusive work environment to creating a positive impact on the world through sustainability.

Pro Tips from Nike's own Patrick Frost

Wellness and health have become a major concern for both business and leisure travelers. See below for advice from Patrick Frost, Master Trainer at Nike and Barry’s Bootcamp, for how to make healthy choices while at sea, as well as during your trade show experience at Seatrade.

Your Next Water Solution; LiquiTech

Looking for your next onboard water solution? LiquiTech gave us the inside scoop on how their water solution is perfect for your cruise line.

New Port? No Problem. (…If you follow these keys to success)

The cruise landscape is always changing. With new competition, traveler trends, and even regulations, comes the growth of new ports. But the charge to engage these new ports as opposed to those tried and true isn’t without its challenges. So, how do companies ensure that everyone involved comes away happy for years to come?

Here, Liz Gammon, general manager at TVG Travel in Iceland dishes on her keys to new port success, and gives us a preview of the program, New Ports and Destinations: Get Out There; Get Noticed; but Above All, GET READY!

Reducing energy consumption: what’s next?

Currently, reducing the energy consumption on board passenger vessels is a hot topic. It is known that HVAC is one of the largest energy guzzlers on board of these type of ships. And with a growing focus on the environment and operational costs, it is an exciting time to work in the marine HVAC business. In lowering the energy on board via HVAC we are already quite far and can promise a big reduction. For more information about this issue, I would like to invite you to our Seatrade stand 1594. In this blog I will try not to talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, neural nets and other modern concepts. Which savings topics will come up next?

FarSounder; Navigating Your Ship with Confidence

What are the factors a cruise line needs to look at in order to determine if their ships would benefit from Forward Looking Sonar? How are today’s technological advancements driving tomorrow’s ships? How does the design and chosen equipment aboard effect a passenger’s experience? These are all the questions we've asked #STCGlobal exhibitor, FarSounder. Discover what they have to say now.

Liz Gammon #WeAreCruise

Liz Gammon shares her #WeAreCruise story. She discusses how her start in the entertainment industry lead her to success in the cruise industry. Check out her full story here.

#WeAreCruise Careers

Looking to work in the cruise industry? Hear from industry experts the best advice for you to get started!

7 Things to See and Do at Seatrade 2019

From unique activations to fun hands-on experiences, stop by and check out these top seven things you don’t want to miss at Seatrade this year.

TEASER ALERT: Key Trends and Factors Driving the Travel Industry and Agency Distribution System

Interested in the key trends and factors driving the travel industry and agency distribution system? We've got the inside scoop from John Lovell himself, President, Leisure Travel, Supplier Relations & Networks from Travel Leaders Group. He's given us a little taste of what he will be discussing during his #STCGlobal conference session and what you should be thinking about when it comes to working with travel agents.

You’re Invited! Inside the 2019 Professional Women in Cruise Brunch

For the third consecutive year, Seatrade is proud to partner with WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trade Association), to offer the Professional Women in Cruise Brunch. This popular event is an opportunity for members of WISTA and non-members to network and engage in discussions about women in the industry. We caught up with Anna Silva, Operations Supervisor for Port Everglades, Florida, who will moderate the brunch panel, for a taste of what is to come.

Wireless Maritime Services: Increasing Your Connectivity on Board

Can you tell us a little bit about Wireless Maritime Services? 

Wireless Maritime Services (WMS) provides cellular mobile, wi-fi and internet of things (IoT) services to the maritime market. We are the leading provider of cellular at sea communication serving a majority of the cruise industry on the most prestigious brands in the world. Our cellular services support more than 18 million cruise passengers per year on over 160 vessels.

A New Era of Design and Cruising, with SkiftX’s Editorial Strategist, Paul Brady

Today’s cruise guests are better traveled and more sophisticated than ever. So, what are ship designers doing to keep them coming back for more? We asked SkiftX’s Editorial Strategist, Paul Brady, what he thinks. Paul will be moderating The Age of Design and Cruising on April 10th at Seatrade Cruise Global 2019.