Mary Bond

Mary Bond

Managing director publishing and content at Seatrade


Mary Bond is managing director publishing and content at Seatrade, overseeing the company’s cruise and maritime print and online portfolio as well as playing a leading role in shaping live content at Seatrade’s global cruise events.

The editor of Seatrade Cruise News and Seatrade Cruise Review quarterly, the official magazine at Seatrade cruise events worldwide, since both titles were launched, respectively in 1997 and 2000.

She has worked in the shipping industry for 36 years, first for Lloyd’s Register of Shipping before joining Seatrade’s editorial team in 1985.

She covers global cruise stories, as well as editing and overseeing Seatrade’s extensive team of cruise expert writers and moderates at industry events. She is also on the steering committee of CruiseBritian.

The eighth annual CLIA UK & Ireland River Cruise Conference will be staged in Paris for the first time, on November 10 and 11.

'We are living in a golden age', remarked Airam Diaz Pastor addressing his first MedCruise General Assembly as president of the port association.

P&O Cruises' new ship, which will join the fleet in May 2020, is to be named Iona.

The MedCruise 52nd General Assembly opened tonight with a reception held at the Hilton Malta Hotel poolside attended by port members, cruise lines and media.

Cagliari Cruise Port is hoping that the recent successful turnaround of over 40 passengers disembarking, and another 40 joining, Noble Caledonia's Panorama II in Sardinia is a starting point for more homeport operations.

 

Vladivostok, the nearest European cruise port to Asia, received the maiden call of Costa Serena with more than 3,000 passengers from South Korea aboard, making it the largest cruise ship ever to visit the Russian port.

 

P&O Cruises will announce the name of its newest cruise ship, due to arrive in 2020, on Thursday.

Recording artist, songwriter and rapper Craig David performed a set from his renowed DJ show TS5, in front of employees, suppliers and media at an exclusive ceremony to celebrate the launch of Marella Explorer in Palma, Majorca late Thursday evening.

On the eve of Marella Cruises' official naming of Marella Explorer, Helen Caron has been appointed as the new hotel purchasing director for the TUI Group.

More choice and more flexibility for guests is what Marella Cruises set out to create on its newest ship Marella Explorer, md Chris Hackney, told Seatrade Cruise News during a tour of the ship today.

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