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Short Stories told by Cruise Ship Bartender

Nov 13, 2019

We all have great bar stories to tell, witnessing awkward moments with our friends, but all of our stories probably don't compare to the ones bartenders could tell. Here are some of the stories told by a cruise ship bartender.

The Seagull and the Hotdog 

Cruise Ship Crew Denied Shore Leave in Boston and Newport

Nov 12, 2019

Following the news of CBP temporary rules and restriction regarding crew shore leave in New York and New Jersey after seven crewmembers deserted, it seems like Boston and Newport has also imposed restrictions for cruise ship crew.

Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse of Massage Therapist on Carnival Fantasy

Nov 12, 2019

With the rise of social media, so is the rise in accountability for people in general. The statements “what happens on ship, stays on ship” no longer applies as both guests and crew members rise and support to speak up against unacceptable practices. More and more news are coming as related to criminal misconducts that occur on cruise ships.

Why Good Employees Leave the Company? Crew Member Resignation Letter

Nov 11, 2019

Training new staff is expensive and time consuming for major corporations. Cost-effective approach is figuring out what makes the long term employees stay in one cruise line and why some decide to switch to another. This is why most of the major corporations and even smaller businesses have exit surveys to internally research means of improving internal practices and professional environment that makes employees want to stay or come to work.

Indian Crewmember Medevacked from Norwegian Jade

Nov 11, 2019

A crew member from the cruise ship Norwegian Jade was medevacked on November 9, while the vessel was 22 nautical miles off the coast of Pylos, Greece. The Hellenic Coast Guard watchstanders at the port of Pyols received a request from the captain of the ship for emergency medical evacuation of a 31-year-old Indian crewmember. Watchstanders consulted the Coast Guard's Unified Coordination Center for Search and Rescue and deployed a rescue boat with medical personnel.

Carnival flags put at half-mast in honor of Captain Antonio Marchetti

Nov 09, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line family mourns the Loss of a great captain amazing person, and above all a good man. Captain Antonio Marchetti, one of Carnival’s longest-serving captains since 1988, passed away on November 6, 2019.

Flags were flown at half-mast on all Carnival ships for one day as a sign of respect and final salute to a great captain who will be dearly missed by all of us. 

Interview With Princess Cruises Crew Member

Nov 09, 2019

The following article is an interview with Princess Cruises' crew member describing her personal experience as a buffet stewardess. Find out the process how to apply for the job, how long it takes to board the ship and the first day at work and much more

What made you decide to apply for a job on a Cruise ship?

Celebrity Equinox crew member arrested for aggravated rape of a female colleague

Nov 09, 2019

A crew member aboard the cruise ship Celebrity Equinox was arrested and charged with raping a fellow colleague while the vessel was en route to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Silversea launches fund to support conservation efforts of the Galapagos Islands

Nov 08, 2019

The luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has launched a dedicated fund to preserve and safeguard the natural wonders of the Galapagos archipelago.

Costa Cruises floats out the new ship Costa Firenze

Nov 08, 2019

Costa Cruises and Fincantieri celebrated the official float-out of the latest cruise ship Costa Firenze. As part of the official float-out ceremony, Costa Firenze touched the sea for the very first time.

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