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.
Pullmantur Cruises has ramped up its Colombian passenger volume by 40% since 2014 and last year reached a market share close to 50% there. It is estimated that the economic impact of its weekly activity in Cartagena de Indias will be US$18m in 2019.
To evaluate local marine ecology, MSC Cruises commissioned a Rapid Ecological Assessment (REA) during development of its private Bahamas island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.
Independent naval consulting firm Knud E. Hansen A/S has designed a 100-passenger, 110.3mtr cruise vessel powered by low‐sulphur diesel and wind which is compliant with current IMO emissions' regulations.
Aurora Expeditions’ soon-to-be-introduced Greg Mortimer will be joined by NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller and NASA engineer Andrew Booth as special guests during its total 'Solar Eclipse in Antarctica' voyage, scheduled for 2021.
232,300 British and Irish passengers took a river cruise last year, according to CLIA UK &Ireland’s latest river cruise report, an increase of 10.4% from 2017.
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.