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Cruise industry news Jun 2022: STC Med & Disney Wish

by Asa Sargeant | July 6, 2022 | Cruise Industry News | 0 Comments

We’re now in July and so it is time to look back at updates from one of our favourite sectors. Cruise industry news Jun 2022 includes a look at Seatrade Cruise Med, the next major cruise event of the year. Then we move on to the LNG-powered Disney Wish, Disney Cruise Line’s first new ship in 10 years. Finally we feature a piece on the Seaware reservations management platform’s new machine learning.

Read our cruise update from May 2022.

Seatrade Cruise Med, Sep 14-15 2022

Taking place in Malaga, STC Med 2022 is set to address “relevant issues and trends in an engaging environment.”

This year’s theme is “Steering Change Together”, with sessions including:

- State of the Mediterranean Cruise Industry
- Fit for 55 – Attracting Millennials to Cruise: The Next Generation
- Redefining Luxury Cruising
- The Changing Geography of the Med
- Alternative Fuels: Alternative Options
- Human vs Machine: the Impact of Technology on Shoreside Experiences
- Beyond the Poles: Expedition Workshop generation

Some of theICEway’s team will attending, will you? If so then we look forward to seeing you there!

LNG-Powered Disney Wish Delivered By Meyer Werft

This Seatrade Cruise News piece looks at Disney’s first new ship in 10 years.

The LNG-powered vessel was given a ceremony in Bremerhaven. The Disney Cruise Line flag was raised and Meyer Werft then received a commemorative Cinderella statuette.

Following the ceremony, Disney Wish then set off for a new home at Port Canaveral.

Versonix Introduces Machine Learning Tech To Seaware

The Seaware Analytics reservations management programme is now even more powerful.

Machine learning facilitates the flow of reservation data into the data repository. It weighs patterns against target booking curves and learns from customer behaviour.

That is all for your cruise industry news Jun 2022. Did we pick the right stories? Or do you think we missed something important? If so then we want to hear from you.

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