Not since the 1920s and the transition from coal to diesel and oil has the cruise and shipping industry seen so great a shift in fuel sources. But the transition to liquified natural gas (LNG), solar, and more efficient power systems are just the start of an industry pushing towards more across the board environmentally conscious innovations. Here are five examples, and the participating vendors at Seatrade 2019 that are leading the way.
Cyber criminals are opportunists –whether their target is on land or sea. If the opportunity is lucrative, threat actors will be knocking on the door. Additionally, malicious insiders, nation-states, and terrorism are now unfortunately part of the collective cyber threat to ensuring passenger safety and continuity of operations on cruise ships.
Newcomer to #STCGlobal? Be sure to take away the best advice from Seatrade Cruise Global vets Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman.
“It’s all about who you know…and knowing the right people…and they’re all here!”
How long would it take to assess an industry-worth of hotel operations and concessions products and services? To test durability and design of cabin décor from dozens of vendors? Or to get in front of thousands of interested buyers, taste test cuisine options, and connect with thought leaders at the forefront of hospitality? We think four days, max.
Solaire Cruise Port is changing the way we're thinking about ports - it's more than just the place we go to before we board our cruise, it's where our vacation actually begins. With offerings like shopping, broadway shows, and more Solaire Cruise Port is one destination you don't want to miss out on.
International Art Properties is throwing the rules out of the window when it comes to cruise ship decor. Discover everything they have to offer ships, especially with their special fiberglass material.
FireAid does not take the safety of passengers and crew lightly. They gave us the inside scoop on what it takes to ensure the safety of their crew during retrofitting, dry dock, at sea, and more.
The world of brand consumption is always evolving. No longer can a well-placed logo secure customer loyalty. Rather, successful brands are creating personalized experiences that engage and ultimately bring the brand’s identity to life. At the end of the day, customer experience is king.
Technology is an important part of any cruise experience. SpecTec gives us all of the need-to-know info on how important technology is for not only for your guests, but your crew as well.
Cuba Travel Services gives us a sneak peak to what it's really like to cruise to Cuba. With all of its culture, history, and natural beauty this is a destination you do not want to miss out on.
Rick Sasso talks about all of the things that make his experience in the industry so special in the newest edition of our video series, #WeAreCruise.
We recently caught up with Matt Meltzer, travel writer for Matador Network, on all things cruise. Read on to hear Matt’s personal experiences while at sea and his take on how millennial consumers are shaping the industry.
We got the inside scoop from a 2019 #STCGlobal exhibitor SWL Robotics. Discover what the future entertainment looks like; hint, it's drones.
Throughout my career, I have been fortunate enough to make some incredible memories. Exotic places, unique flavors, inspiring cultures. But the most memorable moments have all been because of a person - someone working passionately to make a difference.