Seatrade Cruises’ 2024 Cruise Food & Beverage Trends Report tracks challenges and shows that experiential dining is on the rise

Ahead of the second edition of F&B@Sea (April 10-11, 2024), Seatrade Cruise has published its second Cruise Food and Beverage Trends Report. The findings from the report indicate a momentum towards experiential dining and/or opportunities for passengers to connect with communities visited via their gastronomy with demand for local cuisine, authentic cultural food experiences and immersive dining predicted to […]

Seatrade Cruise partners with The Moodie Davitt Report for dedicated retail conference in Miami in April 

Seatrade Cruise Global, the premier annual gathering of the cruise industry worldwide, is partnering with The Moodie Davitt Report to host a dedicated retail day at its 2024 event in Miami. The event runs from April 8-11 at The Miami Beach Convention Center with the retail sessions taking place at the same venue on the morning and […]

F&B@SEA 2024 Conference program- an interactive experience for cruise F&B professionals to explore

F&B@Sea, Seatrade Global’s focus on cruise food and beverage, has unveiled details of its 2024 conference program. F&B@Sea will take place at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in Miami, FL from April 10-11, 2024 to explore the latest trends and innovations shaping the future of cruise F&B. The conference sessions will examine evolving consumer trends, the […]

Sexy and Sustainable: The cruise industry looks ahead with optimism and responsibility

Seatrade Cruise Global, the major cruise tradeshow in the world, wrapped up its March 2023 edition on a decidedly up note. Bringing together more than 9,500 cruise industry attendees, eighty cruise lines, 1,800+ cruise line representatives, five hundred exhibitors, and representatives from over 121 countries/ destinations, the show was a success on every level and […]

Cruise industry underlines resiliency and strengthens commitment to sustainability

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) emphasized the cruise community’s resilience at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, and strengthened its commitment to sustainability. Kelly Craighead, President and CEO, CLIA said that cruise passenger volume is expected to recover and surpass 2019 levels by the end of 2023, in her opening remarks during the […]

Seatrade Cruise Global: Carnival Corp.’s Arnold Donald steps into Vice Chair role as Josh Weinstein named President & CEO

In another major transition in the cruise channel, Arnold Donald, currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc – the world’s largest cruise company — will become Vice Chair and member of the Boards of Directors, effective August 1. Josh Weinstein (age 48), currently Chief Operations Officer for the company, will assume […]

Cruise leaders discuss future of industry as Seatrade holds first live show post-pandemic in Miami

Amid fist bumps, masks and stringent health and safety protocols, the cruise industry came together for its first live gathering at the 35th Seatrade Global Cruise Conference in Miami during the last week of September. Even as the organizers knew that travel restrictions would keep attendance to a fraction of its normal 8,000+ of years […]

Seatrade Cruise Global will hold hybrid live/virtual event in Miami on Sept. 27-30

The cruise industry’s premier business-to-business event, Seatrade Cruise Global, returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center, September 27-30, in a new hybrid format. This year marks Seatrade’s 35th anniversary edition. In conjunction with its traditional program, this year’s edition will feature a virtual conference track, giving the community additional options to participate. The four-day event will […]

SeaTrade goes virtual for 2020 and focuses on health, safety, sustainability and optimism

One of the biggest items of news that that came out of the 2020 SeaTrade Cruise Virtual Experience that began on Oct. 5, was the announcement by Cruise Lines International Association President and CEO Kelly Craighead that all of the organization’s members worldwide had agreed to 100% testing of passengers and crew for COVID-19 prior […]