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Find out amazing stories and accomplishments by crew members and the cruise lines. This topics include the ship life experience and success of former and current crew members who need to be acknowledged, for their outstanding work.

Princess Cruises Employee of the Month Award “Consummate Host”

Oct 01, 2019

At Princess Cruises Line from the Bar Department, I was nominated 3 times for Consummate Host of the Month award. 

Crew Insider Stories: The Book - Living and working on-board a cruise ship

Sep 22, 2019

For all future crew members interested how to get a job on a cruise ship, and what awaits you once on board, you can find detailed accounts in the book “Living and working on-board a cruise ship” written by a former crew member. The author of the book Tamara Wolf describes her personal experience from the first day of her journey and everything she lived through during her contracts. There is practical advice on how to better handle everything and how to avoid the mistakes that she made.

Road to Motherhood Crew Member Style: Empowerment of Women in the Cruise Workforce

Sep 19, 2019

In the last 12 years, the cruise industry has progressively shifted work-related mindsets related to crew members. This is quite apparent with the story of a girl who became pregnant with her partner while on board a cruise ship and made the decision mutually to continue her pregnancy while completing her contract.

Virgin Voyages Reveals Crew Uniforms Collection

Sep 14, 2019

Virgin Voyages has unveiled several pieces from its new crew uniform collection for their first cruise ship Scarlet Lady, set to sail next year. Designed by the British fashion icon Gareth Pugh the entire concept is quite unique and like nothing, we have seen on the other cruise lines. The new concept of crew uniforms combines the “Modern Romance of Sailing” motif promoted by Virgin Voyages and Pugh’s high-fashion modernist approach.

Inspirational Story: Former Cruise Ship Cook Becomes Celebrity Chef

Jul 31, 2019

Most of us when we board our first cruise ship all we can think about is to have some fun, see the world, meet amazing people, and make some money along the way. After several months on board, we may start thinking about how many hours we work versus how little time we have to rest and have the fun we wanted to. But then hits the hard question after several contracts when we’re at a family function such as a wedding and a family member asks us what is it that we do on the cruise ship.

Former Crew Members Open Russian & European Restaurant Visit Mama in Cozumel

Jul 07, 2019

My name is Margarita, I am from Minsk, Belarus, and Carlos from Mexico. We used to work on board first European ships, after Carnival ships: Paradise, Conquest, and Breeze. Effy jewelry store. Now we live on Cozumel island.  But this story is not about us. And even not about working on board. All of you, guys, know how hard and at the same time exciting it is, and how it is changing life. This story is about life challenges and courage. 

Cunard welcomes back the oldest living crew member to celebrate his 100th birthday

Jun 27, 2019

Cunard Line has welcomed back one of the oldest living crew members on the ocean cruise liner Queen Mary 2 as the company prepares to celebrate100-years of sailing from the port of Southampton. The former bellboy John Jenkins first started working for Cunard Line back in 1933, onboard the superliner RMS Mauretania sailing from Southampton to New York City.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises To Tour Australia

May 01, 2019

Cruises are the most popular getaway for Australians; in fact, more than 5% of the population take a cruise each year, so it's no wonder that Regent Seven Seas Cruises has just announced that their ultra-luxury cruise ship, the Seven Seas Explorer will be touring Australia and N

A True Hero – Star Princess Crew Member Saves Guest From Drowning

Apr 29, 2019

A kind-hearted crew member has been named a hero for saving an elderly passenger from drowning onboard the cruise ship Star Princess while the vessel was sailing to Hilo on 4th of April. The Indonesian Housekeeping Attendant Sugiri, was at the right place at the right time when elderly Italian gentlemen started drowning in the ship’s main pool after having a suspected heart attack symptoms.

AIDA Cruises taking over Royal Caribbean world's largest cruise ship title by 2024

Apr 20, 2019

The German Cruise Line AIDA has announced the construction of the world’s largest cruise ship named AIDAflex, surpassing Symphony of the Seas by size and capacity. The so-called Tethys-class mega ship scheduled to be completed in 2024, will come in at a staggering 260.900 tons. Its total capacity will be 8,400 passengers, not including crew - a new all-time record for the cruise industry.

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