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What happens when a crew member get sick on a cruise ship

May 05, 2016

Amanda from Get a Life at Sea posted a video sharing basic information for crew members if they end up getting stuck on board a cruise ship. This is valuable info especially for the first time crew who have question on this subject.

Protest Against the Cruise Industry in the Port of Barcelona

May 04, 2016

The Assembly of Barrios for Sustainable Tourism (ABTS) has called for a protest against the cruise industry in the Port of Barcelona on Sunday April 24, 2016. According to their statement the reason for this protest is the pollution caused by the cruise ships to the neighborhoods close to the port.

Inside Crew Cabins on Cruise Ship

May 04, 2016

Unlike guest staterooms, crew cabins are pretty small and usually located on deck 0, or below the sea level – deck A and B. Most of the crew cabins don’t have portholes (windows) – this luxury is reserved for some staff and officers – so for first time crew members this might be a little confusing. You will have a hard time determining if it is day or night. Depending on your position or department, cabins are shared between 2-4 people.

The busy galley on Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship

May 04, 2016

Take a look inside Celebrity cruise ship Eclipse galley during lunch time. This is a video showing main galley hot line with all hard working cooks and waiters. On the opposite side of the line you can see all dishes served with pictures and description of all ingredients. Actually if it’s not a sea day lunch is not that busy, dinner is ten times busier.

Illusionist Drew Thomas Performance Onboard Freedom of the Seas with Drone Footage

May 04, 2016

Watch closely how the Illusionist Drew Thomas teleport himself from the helipad of Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas to the other end. Doing what’s never been done before Drew used 4 GoPro's, a drone, and a cruise ship with 4 cameras rolling simultaneously capturing the magic like never before. Born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in Columbus, Drew is magnetic and captivating entertainer, illusionist His performances is seen by 100 million people worldwide and his acts as a finalist on America's Got Talent.

Cuban arrested during historic cruise ship arrival in Havana

May 03, 2016

Cuban man waving US flag in Havana was arrested yesterday during historic arrival of the American cruise ship Adonia operated by Carnivals, Fathom Cruises. ABC Action News reporter interweaved Daniel Miranda, who said that he has no fear of Castro regime and he wants to lead new kind of revolution. 

Minutes after Miranda was confronted by group of locals who didn’t agree with his speech and the waving of US flag in Cuba, police intervened and arrested him.

Dance Around The World with the Crew Member Alistair

May 02, 2016

Crew members on cruise ship have different hobbies, some collect magnets from all the city’s they visited, others buy souvenir plates, some collect coin’s from all over the world. Every crew member likes to keep some memory from his/her travel adventures. Crew member Alistair Twilley has unusual and unique hobby. He is filming places he have visited with a cruise ship and dances with his fellow crew members or locals. He needed 3 years to shoot his videos while he was working as Casino Dealer onboard Azamara Quest and different Celebrity ships.

One Working Day of a Crew Member on Cruise Ship

May 02, 2016

Hour-by-hour comparison of one typical working day of a crew member and a cruise ship guests. Six to seven months contract almost every day is the same only ports and passengers change. New crew members come and you will get some extra time off to go outside take some picture and run back to the ship. Other than that routine an everything is the same.

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The Double Life of Cruise Ship Officers, Sex and Betrayal

May 02, 2016

Cathryn Chapman, spent years working on cruise ships sailing around the world but left the ships because she was disgusted by the promiscuity and betrayal that happens onboard. Today she is an author of the book “Sex, Lies and Cruises". This book is inspired by her experience on cruise ship she has picked up the strangest stories which she experienced on cruise ship. 

Dorinda Medley from Real Housewives of New York on board Anthem of the Seas

May 02, 2016

The 'Real Housewives' Star Dorinda Medley, took time to enjoy some R&R with her longtime love John Mahdessian on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas. The couple decided to set sail to a Caribbean getaway cruise departing from New York concrete jungle. She was spotted riding bumper cars in SeaPlex, lounging poolside in the ship’s adults-only Solarium, pampering in ‎VitalitySpa‬ and enjoying all amenities on board.

Dorinda Medley posted couple of videos and photos on her facebook profile, saying she is amazed of the crew members and what ship has to offer.

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