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Top 10 List: Best and Worst Cruise Lines USPH Scores for 2017

Feb 14, 2018

2017 was a tough year for the cruise industry regarding the sanitation inspections conducted by the United States Public Health Authorities. A record number of fifteen cruise ships fail to pass the inspection, however, on the other hand, many cruise ships passed with a perfect score of 100 points. Looking at the CDC inspection scores for 2017, we decided to do an analysis and find out what is the average score of each cruise line.

Norwegian Cruise Lines hiring staff for the cruise ship Pride of America

Feb 13, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Lines is hiring staff for its cruise ship Pride of America. The company will be holding several information sessions on shipboard employment followed by a job interview across the USA. NCL is looking for energetic, hospitality-minded candidates with both recent and relevant experience in one of the following categories: 

Costa Cruises awarded “Top Employer in Italy"

Feb 11, 2018

Costa Cruises was named “Top Employer in Italy" for the fifth consecutive year, recognized as one of the best Italian companies to work for. The Italian Cruise Line was awarded this prestigious Top Employers Italy 2018 certificate by the Top Employers Institute.

Police remove seven cruise ship passengers after an on board incident

Feb 11, 2018

The cruise ship Pacific Explorer was forced to turn back to Sydney harbour, and end the voyage early due to an incident involving seven passengers. The confrontation took place last night at around 1am, when several men started arguing over toilet queue. Police says that during the clash between two groups a 37-year-old Russian woman hit a man with an empty wine bottle, causing a cut to his head. The onboard security separated the men and they were detained.

Fincantieri completes Sky Princess bow construction

Feb 09, 2018

Princess Cruises and the Italian shipyard Fincantieri held a ceremony to mark the completion of the bow of Sky Princess. This ship will be the fourth unit belonging to the Royal class and will debut in October 2019 in a series of itineraries in the Mediterranean.

How much money the biggest cruise companies make every minute?

Feb 09, 2018

Time is money, and in the corporate world, each minute means big money. Following the analysis presented by InfoData, which shows how much the top 25 companies in the world earn per second, we decided to find out how much the biggest cruise companies in the world earn per minute. We collected data from the top 6 cruise corporations and compared their revenue in 2016. The combined revenue of the top 6 biggest cruise companies in the world is astonishing $65,354 per minute.

Royal Caribbean’s Shekhar Grover Wins Bacardi Legacy Cruise Finals

Feb 07, 2018

Shekhar Grover is this year’s winner of Bacardi Legacy Global Cruise Cocktail Competition Finals. Representing Royal Caribbean International at the annual Bacardi Legacy finals Grover won this prestigious competition with his cocktail “The Royal Legacy”. He will receive $4,000 prize, and a chance to compete at the Bacardi Global Finals in Mexico City.

Costa Cruises to reduce food waste by 50%

Feb 05, 2018

Starting this year Costa Cruises will reduce food waste on board its cruise ships by 50%. The program named "4GOODFOOD" developed with cooperation by University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo and Winnow, was already tested onboard Costa Diadema in 2016. The results during the trial period of 11 months have shown a reduction of food waste by over 50%, which is equivalent to a reduction of 1,189 tons of CO2, or the emissions of 231 cars in a year.

Hackers Target Royal Caribbean Crew Members Salary @ Sea Online Accounts

Feb 03, 2018

Crew members working for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. have received a Facebook message by fake accounts urging them to check for a bonus on their Salary @ Sea online payment system account. The message contains a link which once you click on it hackers have access to your account and can withdraw money or change your PIN.

Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival Bartenders to Compete for Bacardi Bartender of the Year

Feb 02, 2018

The 2018 Bacardi Legacy Global Cruise Cocktail Competition Finals will be held in Miami, on February 6. This Competition has attracted more than 1,600 entries from the cruise industry’s leading bartenders. Three bartenders have made it to the finals of the 13th annual competition who will compete for the title Bacardi Cruise Bartender of the Year and a chance to compete in the Global Finals in Mexico City, plus a $4,000 prize.

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