Seatrade Europe | 6-8 September 2017

The SeaTrade Europe will take place on 6-8 September 2017 in Hamburg Germany. The SeaTrade Europe takes place every two year and is held for the sixth time. The participants can enjoy an interesting program, top speakers from the cruise industry and a exposition with more than 250 exhibitors Among the exhibitors, NetMatch will Read more…


Apps, Tracking & Chipped Wristbands

Apps, Tracking and Chipped Wristbands are just 3 trends in Cruise Ship Technology. It seems that cruisers are willing to give up a bit of ‘freedom’ and get tracked over the entire cruise ship, but love the personalized experience they get in return. (click image to enlarge).


German cruise market forecast

The German cruise market will grow to 2,4 million passengers by 2020, but the Germany’s biggest cruise brands – TUI Cruises and AIDA – are getting competition from the outside! “German cruise brands offer a total estimated passenger of 1.3 million in 2015, compared with the 1.8 million Germans who Read more…


The cruise market in numbers …

Numbers about the cruise industry revenue, passenger sourcing and cruise trends: “In 2016, ship cruising industry will boast a global fleet of 315 cruise ships, generating approx USD 35,5 billion revenue worldwide.” “In terms of revenue and passenger sourcing, the North American market in 2016 will represent approx 56% (3% Read more…

Project Management

Cost of Delay

Within a lot of organisations it takes a long time to get things done or to get things implemented. When drilling down into the processes, you’ll notice that often most of the time is spend on waiting and not the actual work that needs to be done. Funny enough, we’re often Read more…


Mein Schiff 6 ~ proud to be part of it!

On the 2nd of June, the “Mein Schiff 6” of TUI Cruises was christened, and thus another cruise ship set sail with NetMatch’ Middleware application delivering content and online booking to all guests via Mobile App, Cabin TV and mobile website! Mein Schiff 6 Christened in Hamburg