As befits Silversea’s first destination-specific newbuild, the 100-passenger, all-suite Silver Origin will feature the culture, cuisine, history and design elements from Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands.
Signature style and design are key when it comes to brand differentiation in the cruise industry, especially in the luxury sector that is currently seeing an uptick in demand. During a session at Seatrade Cruise Global, cruise industry design specialists discussed how originality and diversity can be resourced from outside the industry.
Seatrade Cruise Global will feature 200 new exhibitors at this year’s record-breaking event. Marking its 35th year, the show will return to Miami at the newly renovated Miami Beach Convention Center, April 8-11.
Virgin Voyages is returning to its Virgin brand roots by creating a music experience aboard Scarlet Lady that features a record shop, a private karaoke/gaming lounge and curated music and performances by up-and-coming artists and trendsetters.
Under the new cooperation agreement between Fincantieri and Genova Industrie Navali, Fincantieri will acquire a minority stake in GIN—less than 20%—through a capital increase, GIN and T. Mariotti president Marco Bisagno told Seatrade Cruise News.
Launched in late January, the response to the new MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo, powered by SMM, and co-located alongside Seatrade Europe in Hamburg, has been ‘extremely positive’, according to Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO of Hamburg Messe und Congress, with several top-ranking exhibitors and visitors already committed.