Deputy Editor, Seatrade Cruise News/Seatrade Cruise Review
Michelle Winny has over a decade of experience editing B2B industrial trade publications for the electronics design engineering community.
She has extensive experience of working across both print and digital platforms, reporting on trade events, interviewing top industry professionals and being engaged as an ambassador to build brands.
Michelle is used to attending both national and international events to gain the latest industry insight and to network with clients across a broad spectrum of industrial tech sectors.
The first Global class ship for Genting Group’s Dream Cruises, due for delivery in 2021, is to be installed with 17,000sqmtr of decking solutions from Dutch company Bolidt.
MSC Cruises’ MSC Grandiosa, the first of the Meraviglia-Plus class and due to launch later this year, will introduce new MSC for Me features such as improved pre-planning capabilities. On-board packages and shore excursions can be booked through the MSC for Me app and added to personal agendas.
The Port of Southampton and PortMiami signed a sister port agreement during a visit from a delegation of officials from the Florida-based port and Miami-Dade County.
A new landing pontoon inside Berwick Harbour’s Tweed dock is now operational and can be reached by cruise ship passengers via tenders.
Advanced bookings are now open for Ponant’s Le Commandant-Charcot.
To mark World Oceans Day, Ponant announced its Ponant Foundation, an initiative set up to promote sustainable tourism.
A Brussels-based Transport & Environment report claims Carnival Corp. & plc ships have ‘emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOx) around European coasts than the 260m European cars on the road in 2017.’ It also says Royal Caribbean Cruises emitted four times as much SOx as the European car fleet.
Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Discovery will be officially named by Camilla Parker Bowles, the duchess of Cornwall, July 5 in Dover. This is the first ship to be inaugurated at the port for over a decade and the first to be docked at Dover Western Docks following the £250m redevelopment of the area.
Limassol, the cruise gateway to Cyprus, makes an attractive combination with Holy Land itineraries, Mayor Nicos Nicolaides told planners on the second leg of the Israel-Cyprus Cruise Summit. After the Holy Land, travelers can 'come to Cyprus to relax,' he said.