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Carnival's 50th, 10 to watch, Genting HK analysis, sustainability and more

Micky Arison looks back at Carnival Cruise Line's founding and development in the brand's 50th year, with President Christine Duffy bridging to the future in Seatrade Cruise Review's latest issue.

Just out, the magazine is the official publication of Seatrade Cruise Global this week at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

In the cover story, Arison recaps some highlights (and lowlights) of Carnival's path to becoming cruising's most popular brand and the foundaton for global powerhouse Carnival Corp. & plc, while Duffy relates that Ted Arison's vision of making cruising accessible and affordable to everyone has never been more relevant.

Plus, company veterans Maurice Zarmati, Roger Blum, Bob Dickinson, Chérie Weinstein, Joe Farcus, Roberta Jacoby, Brendan Corrigan, Tim Gallagher, Domenico Rognoni, Vicky Rey, Adolfo Perez and Terry Thornton share what they're proudest of achieving at Carnival.

10 to watch

Seatrade Cruise Review also presents mini-profiles of 10 cruise line executives in the spotlight during 2022. They are Jason Liberty — making his first appearance this week at Seatrade's State of the Cruise Industry keynote, John Padgett, Josh Weinstein, Thomas Mazloum, Laura Hodges Bethge, Michael Ungerer, Katina Athaniasiou, Naftali Holtz, Howard Sherman and Carol Cabezas.

Genting Hong Kong/Crystal and German shipyards

The magazine offers expert legal commentary about the Genting Hong Kong and Crystal Cruises path to liquidation by maritime attorney Robert Kritzman of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP and a look at Germany's shipbuilding sector following the MV Werften and Lloyd Werft insolvencies by Seatrade's German correspondent Frederik Erdmann.

Eco-tours, sustainability, decarbonization

Further stories delve into environmentally focused shore excursions and shore power. There's expert commentary on making decarbonization a strategic priority by Wärtsilä's Maikel Arts and on sustainability by Four Gold Cruise Consultants' Grenville Cartledge.

The Americas

It's a pivotal year for Alaska with both Seattle and Vancouver, BC forecasting a higher number of calls than in pre-pandemic 2019 and Canada opening, at last, to cruise ships. Look for stories on this plus an outlook for Central America with some key cruise infrastructure developments. There's a report on US domestic cruising and a preview of Margaritville at Sea.


Europe is covered comprehensively with a market report on Greece, a look at ports and destinations in the Mediterranean and Baltic, and a focus on Italy's shipyards and suppliers. MedCruise President Figen Ayan shares her vision for the association with Seatrade's Holly Payne, and Seatrade's Mary Bond talks to new Cruise Britain Chair Kate O'Hara.


Australasia correspondent Helen Hutcheon covers Australia's return to cruising after 2.5 years with no international ships.

And more

Holly Payne visits new hospital ship Global Mercy and talks with Mercy Ships founder Don Stephens. ALMACO's Antonio Ferrando gives expert insight into optimizing provision stores, and there are regular features Refurb & Interiors and Products & Services and much more.

Look for Seatrade Cruise Review at Seatrade Cruise Global