The comedian Robbie Printz, won this year’s Entertainer of the Year award presented by Princess Cruises. Four entertainers enter the finals from the hundreds of talented performers— vocalists, comedians, magicians, and tribute bands—which entertain guests on Princess cruise ships each year. The selection process was by the guests who casted their ballot to select the winner. This year's competition brought a record-breaking passengers votes.
The two upcoming Quantum-Class cruise ships, scheduled to join Royal Caribbean fleet in 2019 and 2020, will be named Passion of the Seas and Pulse of the Seas, according to the German popular cruise website Schiffe und Kreuzfahrten.
Marking the long-term partnership and commitment of their recently signed declaration of intent, Costa Group donated € 100,000 to bring the mission of Mercy Ships to hope and healing to the poorest of the poor. The organization Mercy Ships which operates a vessel named Africa Mercy transformed into a floating hospital will use the donation to support more than 1,700 life-changing treatments and operations carried out by the volunteer doctors and surgeons while in Benin, Africa.
Today we received an e-mail from one of our readers from India who got an employment letter stating that he was approved a land based job for a major cruise line. The job seeker wanted to check with us if the letter he received was genuine and not some kind of scam. In the “Agreement and job offer letter” presented bellow he was promised a monthly salary of $6700 plus other benefits, which is a very high amount for the new employee.
Due to a technical issue affecting the maximum speed of Carnival Splendor, the vessel will cancel two stops and return to its homeport of Miami on Sunday. Splendor was on its way to St. Thomas when the ship lost propulsion. Carnival Cruise Line stated that the engine only had a technical defect, however some guests on board report that crew said at least one engine had failed completely.
Great news for all passengers sailing on board Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Starting this month on all swimming pools lifeguards will be in charge for the safety of the passengers. By adding this safety feature Royal Caribbean will become the second cruise line to employ lifeguards.
Silversea celebrated the completion of the sea trials of their latest cruise ship Silver Muse scheduled to debut on April 19, 2017. The formal launch will be in Monaco where the vessel will be baptized. Rigorous evaluations have been carried out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, where the ship is in final stage of development.