The Most Innovative People in Cruise Travel of 2020 | TravelAgentCentral
Our annual “Innovators in Cruise” cover story typically recognizes cruise industry leaders and key team members who’ve soared in developing over-the-top innovation to make the passenger’s cruise experience extraordinary. But nothing about 2020 was typical, so we’ve adapted this year’s approach. Instead, here’s a narrative of how the cruising year unfolded, highlights — good and bad — in the journey back to sailing, and just a few call-outs (not our usual longer list) for “Innovation Achievers,” examples of those people who excelled in a nonconventional year. ...On the small-ship side, Captain Dan Blanchard, owner and CEO, UnCruise Adventures, deserves “Innovation Achiever” recognition for founding the new U.S. Overnight Passenger Small-Boat Operators Coalition in March.