Ship Life

Cruise Line wins award for online crew training

Feb 23, 2017

At the prestigious Educational Fair Didacta in Stuttgart, Germany, the cruise company AIDA Cruises was awarded eLearning "Project of the Year" in the category "Learning Management System". AIDA Human Resources had previously applied with a fully automated online beginners training for newly hired crewmembers.

Holland America Line is raising the gratuities

Feb 21, 2017

Starting from May 1, 2017, guests on board Holland America Line ships will be charged according to the new prices of daily gratuities. According to the cruise company, passengers occupying the suites will pay $15 per guest per day, instead of the current $13.50, and guests staying in all other staterooms will be charged $13.50 per day instead of $12.50. Last time Holland America Line raised the graduates was in December 2015.

Chief Security Officer ends up in the cruise ship Jacuzzi

Feb 13, 2017

It took three security officers, the chief security officer, and two guests to take one crazy man out of the Jacuzzi. The man had an argument with another party and decided he was not going to leave the hot tub. After security was called in, the man started to splash them with water including the chief security officer. In an attempt to get him out of the whirlpool chief security grabs the man by the hair and tries to pull him out without success.

Hotel Director Opens Crew Members Lounge at FX in Funchal

Jan 26, 2017

After 32 year career in cruise ships, being the last 14 years as Hotel Director for Carnival Cruise Line, Jose Pisa and his wife Iryna, opened their  Crew Lounge @ FX in Funchal on January, 20, 2017. 

Jose and Irina met on the Carnival Destiny, now renamed Carnival Sunshine and got married in St Thomas U.S.V.I. while working on the Carnival Valor.

Meet the Royal Caribbean Crew Members

Jan 26, 2017

Royal Caribbean latest video “Living the Adventure: Royal Caribbean’s Crew Members Share Their Passions" highlights the passionate and committed crew members that brings Royal Caribbean vacations to life. This fascinating video shot on board Harmony of the Seas, honors the people who work 7 days a week for 6-8 months, each day performeing their duties flawlessly, with a smile on their face.

Professional Mermaid Swims up to the cruise ship Genting Dream

Jan 26, 2017

The world’s top professional mermaid named ‘Mermaid Kat’ swam across the Pacific Ocean to Hong Kong and boarded Genting Dream last weekend. From now until 27 January 2017, ‘Mermaid Kat’ will share the story of her “metamorphosis” and make a splash with guests in Dream Cruises’ ‘Dreamscapes’ enrichment programme.

Low Cost Seamen Airline Tickets For all Crew Members

Jan 20, 2017

The Travel Company SUNCANA VURA, offers special seamen tickets to all crew members working on cruise ship.


Top 5 Funniest Dance Videos Performed by Crew Members

Jan 13, 2017

Here's the Ultimate funniest dance chart of all the best performances by crew members from different cruise lines while on duty. Hope you guys enjoy and lough on this videos, especially when you scroll down to the Number 1 spot on the funniest crew dance video.

Ship Life To Fit Life - A Crew Member's Guide to Living The Fit Life

Jan 13, 2017

Hi, guys! I'm Carys and I am the founder of 'Ship Life To Fit Life'.

So what is Ship Life To Fit Life?

350 Crew Members Lose Their Jobs After British Cruise Line Goes Bankrupt

Jan 05, 2017

The British cruise operator All Leisure Holidays has ceased its activity affecting some 400 holiday travelers and around 350 crew members. All Leisure Holidays which is a member of the British Association of travel agencies ABTA declared bankruptcy on Tuesday January 4, 2017.


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