Publisher/Editor in Chief Seatrade Cruise News & Seatrade Cruise Review
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.
More than 700 Spanish travel agents will participate in Espacio Inspira, Pullmantur Cruises' new training project which started in Malaga on Thursday.
Vladivostok continued its growth and development in the cruise business by handling two ships simultaneously earlier this week.
UK-based stevedore and port terminal management specialist SCH has been awarded the contract for a further three years with Liverpool City Council to handle all cruise ships calling at Liverpool Cruise Terminal (LCT).
A record 28m passenger movements were recorded at MedCruise member ports during 2018.
Berenblum Busch Architects, a Miami-based global architecture, planning and interior design firm, has designed Carnival Corporation & plc’s first cruise terminal in Japan.
‘Asia is a region of mammoth proportions, dynamic cultural variances, huge source market opportunity and challenging operating constraints so what needs to be done to propel Asia Pacific into becoming the second largest source market in the world, and maybe even challenging for the top spot?’
In 2018, more cruise guests than ever before went ashore at a Baltic Sea port. This is shown in a new report from Cruise Baltic, presented in Miami Sunday evening on the eve of Seatrade Cruise Global. The compass also points towards further growth in 2019.
Over the past few years cruise ship operators have concentrated on adding new attractions to their vessels such as roller coasters, fancy water slides, climbing walls and bowling alleys. Now, they are focusing their attention on advanced technologies to provide the improved experience their clientele have come to expect, notes Ingo Soerensen, Area Vice President, Global Cruise Sales at Oracle.