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Stories from Seabourn: Bar Department - Guests, Management and Colleagues

Sep 27, 2019

I started a new contract in the fall, terrible heat of summer past me by. Working on an open deck in the sun is not an easy job. All the guests have a nice sunbathing, enjoying; wait on you to deliver water, juice or some alcohol.

Crew member’s first experience with flights and ship agent

Sep 27, 2019

One of the things that have always worried me over the past 6 years working on ocean cruise ships is; Will I get my suitcases at the airport and will the company agent welcome me. 

Why Southeast Asia Is The Perfect Region For A Cruise

Sep 26, 2019

When searching for the best region for a cruise, you have many excellent options. There are tons of archipelagos around the world with stunning islands to visit. The Carribean, Greek and Portugese islands, and much of Southeast Asia are all incredibly beautiful. However, Southeast Asia is, to me, the ideal region for a cruise.

Tragedy On Rhapsody Of The Seas, Crew Member Dies In Croatia

Sep 26, 2019

Royal Caribbean crew member died under tragic circumstances on board the cruise ship Rhapsody of the Seas on 22 September. The vessel was docked in the Croatian popular cruise port of Dubrovnik, Gruz, when a crew member was reported overboard. According to Croatian media, the tragedy struck just after 2 pm local time. 

Tips for first time ship employees explained by a crew member’s personal experience

Sep 25, 2019

Work in the cruise industry is a wide topic, believe it or not. When deciding that you want to work on board, you should consider the following items. First of all, you need to choose which position you would like to work on board based on your work experience. You must have a minimum A2 level of English proficiency to apply for a lower position and a higher level of English for administrative positions on-board.

Crew Insider Stories: The Book - Living and working on-board a cruise ship

Sep 22, 2019

For all future crew members interested how to get a job on a cruise ship, and what awaits you once on board, you can find detailed accounts in the book “Living and working on-board a cruise ship” written by a former crew member. The author of the book Tamara Wolf describes her personal experience from the first day of her journey and everything she lived through during her contracts. There is practical advice on how to better handle everything and how to avoid the mistakes that she made.

Engine Room Fire on Carnival Legend

Sep 21, 2019

A small fire broke out yesterday September 20, aboard the cruise ship Carnival Legend while the vessel was sailing into Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.

United Kingdom Cruise Ports Schedules 2020

Sep 20, 2019

Cruise ship timetables with arrival and departure times of all major cruise lines scheduled to visit ports in the United Kingdom in 2020. Find out which ships are scheduled to arrive in the UK today or any other day from January to December 2020, with cruises going to or leaving from ports. From the list below select a port you plan to visit, and complete information about the cruise ships arrivals in timetable calendar format will appear.

Canada Cruise Ports Schedules 2020

Sep 20, 2019

Cruise ship timetables with arrival and departure times of all major cruise lines scheduled to visit ports in Canada in 2018. Find out cruise ships scheduled to arrive in Canada today or any other day from January to December 2020, with cruise arriving and depart. From the list below select a port you plan to visit, and complete information about the cruise ships arrivals in calendar format will appear.

Greece Ports Cruise Ships Schedules 2020

Sep 19, 2019

Cruise ship timetables with arrival and departure times of all major cruise lines scheduled to visit ports in Greece in 2020. Find out which ships are scheduled to arrive in Greece today or any other day from January to December 2020, with cruises going to or leaving from ports. From the list below select a port you plan to visit, and complete information about the cruise ships arrivals in timetable calendar format will appear.

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