For all gadget freaks working on cruise ship we chosen the coolest hi-tech gadgets which can make your experience more enjoyable in the ports you are visiting. After the long working hours you have limited time to explore the ports and run back to the ship for your next shift. We believe that this gadgets will make your ship life easier and more fun.
The cruise ship Carnival Paradise is host of the international competition for Universal Petite Pageant 2016. This unique beauty pageant organized by Hazely Corp set sail from Tampa on July 18, 2016, to Grand Cayman and Cozumel. Designated for ladies 5’6 feet (167.5cm) or less, the main focus of this pageant is to appreciate the beauty of petite women by offering opportunities and special acknowledgment.
Magical clouds covered the sea around the island of Santorini, Greece forming unique landscape. This phenomena occurred on Friday, July 15, 2016, just when the Cunard line cruise ship Queen Victoria arrived in Santorini. As the cloud formation covered the sea it looks like the cruise ship is sailing into clouds. Andreas Patiniotis captured this heavenly landscape with his camera showing how magical it must have been the scenery up close.
Genoa, 12 July 2016 – Onboard Costa Diadema, flagship of the Costa Cruises fleet, was presented Pepper, the first robot in the world able to recognize main human emotions and proactively interact with the surrounding environment. Starting from today, five Pe pper robots will be operative on all 7-day cruises of the Costa’s flagship in the Western Mediterraneean: their task will be to entertain guests, making their on board experience even more unique and unforgettable.
More than a hundred cruise ship passengers from two cruise ships will participate in the Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona. On July 7, 2016, 75 passengers from the cruise ship Celebrity Constellation operated by Celebrity Cruises, docked in Bilbao will come by buses to participate in this unusual festival. From the balconies or in the square, they will enjoy the festival with organized tour. A similar tour has been prepared by the tourist operator for two groups of 25 people who will arrive on 13 and 14, on the cruise ship The Word, docked in Hendaya.
A huge crocodile was captured on video last week walking along the Palancar beach in Cozumel, causing fear among people who were at the beach resort. The crocodile was first captured resting under the shade of a palm tree and then heading between beach chairs he disappeared in the sea. This is not the first time crocodiles are spotted on the beaches of Cozumel or the Riviera Maya because of the proximity to wetland areas, natural habitat of such species.
The French navy maritime surveillance aircraft type Dassault Falcon 50 “Surmar” caused disturbance among the passengers sailing onboard Norwegian Breakaway. The aircraft passed four times close to the cruise ship that had just departed from St. Gerorge, Bermuda. Several passengers express concern over the low-flying aircraft, and some fearing it might have been a terrorist attack.
The cruise ship AIDA prima was racing field for two drones type Vortex 250 Pro, capable of reaching top speed of 120 km / h. The drone cameras show the new extreme perspective of the latest AIDA cruise ship. They fly over the Lanai deck, the Beach Club and more rapid scenes take place in the theater, restaurants and in the Spa. The two-minute video was shot in April 2016 during the crossing of Aida Prima to Hamburg. The pilots Detlef Wormstall and Alex Wulf from Skypros navigated the drones all around the ship using VR goggles.
The world of cruise ships inspires various stuntman, acrobats and illusionists to try their skills in a completely different environment at sea. Here are the top five stunts performed on a cruise ship as a promo video for various companies in partnership with the cruise lines.
Teleportation on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Freedom of the Seas
Every ship has a captain, but on larger percentage on the ships in the cruise industry captains are of the male gender. It has been the truth as old as time, men overpopulate the majority of the higher paying positions around the world and this positions has not been any different for as long as the cruise industry has existed. It seems that this old-fashioned way of thinking has been shifting lately since the cruise industry slowly is incorporating female captains into their fleets.