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Arson suspected in New Fire onboard AIDA Prima cruise ship

Mar 16, 2016

Fire broke out once again onboard AIDA Prima cruise ship on Sunday morning. The ship is in final stages of testing at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.’s shipyard in Nagasaki. 

Royal Caribbean Features Gay Couple In the New "Royal Weddings" Ad

Mar 16, 2016

Gabriel & Blair are stars in the new Royal Caribbean promo campaign for gay couple’s planning to get married. If you are planning to get married this year on cruise ship, Royal Caribbean wants you to consider tying the knot on a romantic adventure sailing out at sea.

Celebrity Cruises Cancels Prepaid Gratuities on Select Dining

Mar 16, 2016

Cruise Critics Forum have revealed that Celebrity Cruises is canceling Prepaid Gratuities on Select Dining options. Previously prepaid gratuities were mandatory for all guest booking a Celebrity Cruise.

Life Onboard P&O Arcadia Cruise Ship in 1950s

Mar 01, 2016

Take a quick look of the life on board P&O liner, the "Arcadia". With three levels of staterooms Arcadia was state of the art cruise ship at that time. Along with the usual features like gift shops, bars and restaurants the ship had barbershop, something you will not find on today’s cruise ships.

Oasis of the Seas 10 Hours Embarkation in 90 Seconds

Feb 29, 2016

The floating city Oasis of the Seas has 10 hours to unload and restock food and supplies for 6,222 guest. including 10,272 rolls of toilet paper, 18,314 pounds of Beef, 7,070 pounds of Fish 7,397 pounds of cheese and the list goes on.

 

Funny Video: Man Throws Cell Phone to a Cruise ship and ends up in the Sea

Feb 29, 2016

A Man forgot his cell phone on the tour bus. His pal decides to throw the phone while the cruise ship was pulling away from the pier. He had an idea to throw it to someone on the cruise ship balcony, but his lack of skills ended the cell phone in the sea.

In case you forgot something in a bus is best to inform the ship if the tour was contracted with the cruise company or the company that organized the tour and they will mail it back to you.

The FBI Arrested Anonymous Hacker Rescued by Disney Cruise Ship

Feb 21, 2016

The Hospital hack was done by Martin Gottesfeld on April 19, 2014, over high-profile child custody case involving Justina Pelletier, for custody battle between the state and her parents.

Embarkation Day Tips for Housekeeping on Cruise Ship

Feb 13, 2016

Embarkation day is the day to hear the whips cracking in the slave ship. It's a lot of work for all departments, especially for the housekeeping who need to take the guest from their cabins (sometimes literally) and place new with smiling faces. All of this needs to be done super-fast and pretending that all is well. Imagine that passengers have until 8:30 am to leave the cabin, and they only come out at this time, never come out before. The new passengers come (like the stampede) at 13h.

10 Rules for Waiters During Galley Rush Hours on Cruise Ship

Feb 13, 2016

The Cruise ship Main Galley is responsible for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and the famous midnight buffet. The Galley never stops and works 24 hours a day. The dimension of the quantity of food which is produced on the Galley is enormous. The Main Galley is actually divided in several sections: Appetizers, Bakery, Hot line and Pastry. Busiest time in the galley is during the dinner where for the first timers it looks like crazy house with waiters rushing, yelling to the cooks etc. However this is quite normal and this system of organized chaos works perfectly for every cruise company.

Holland America Line Crew Family & Friends Program

Feb 08, 2016

Family & Friends Program Offers Exciting New Enhancements Holland America Line is pleased to announce exciting new enhancements to the Family & Friends Program that streamline the process and make it easier for you to book your family and friends on a special rate cruise. The new enhancements offer: • New Online Applications – A new application process for all HAL employees with a valid HAL email address and for all retirees - just click on https://book.hollandamerica.com/FNFApplication.

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