Responsible for all food and service related issues in his/her assigned station of responsibility and guest satisfaction Job description: Ensure all Hotel Operations functions are carried out in compliance with the line’s Environmental Compliance Plan (ECP). The Waiter/Waitress reports directly to his/her section Assistant Restaurant Manager/Manageress or Supervisor, as directed by the Restaurant Manager/Manageress. Learn the standards by meeting the relevant restaurant company standard procedures.
Carnival Corporation announced job openings for 570 entertainers needed for its German-based brand AIDA Cruises on 10 of their cruise ships AIDA Entertainment, a subsidiary of the shipping company AIDA Cruises is planning a series of worldwide auditions in search for new talents. The casting calls for actors, singers, and dancers will be held in seven countries and eleven cities around the world. Auditions will provide opportunities for performers to showcase their talents in hopes to be hired by Germany’s largest cruise line.
From 2014 the cruise ship company MSC Cruises has launched a business plan worth 5.1 billion euros to double its fleet of cruise ships. While the new ships are constructed in Italy in Fincantieri and France in STX by 2018, the company will offered 6000 new jobs opportunities to complete the on board crew and staff.
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. According to the firefighters and police, shipyard worker spotted cardboard and insulation material ablaze aboard AIDA Prima and immediately reported to the emergency response teams. Japanese police is investigating the fire as case of Arson attack. During this incident firefighters responded quickly putting out the fire and evacuating the workers in the sector where the fire started without any injured personnel.
The British Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone warned that ISIS can be serious threat to the vessels sailing in the Mediterranean. The threat has increased even more with Isil’s seizure of the coastal city of Sirte in Lybia which is only 500 km from Malta. ISIS is spreading further and further to the Libyan coast and possess sophisticated weapons capable of targeting vessels. "We know that they have ambitions to set sail. We know that they would like a marine arm, just like Al Qaeda a marine arm had," said Johnstone.
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. Some of the participants in the forum have said that they contacted Celebrity Cruises representatives who confirmed this change. The new policy will be implemented in the following months.
Three major cruise lines announced it will allow some passengers to change or cancel their cruises to countries where the Zika virus is active. Norwegian, Carnival and Royal Caribbean are among the cruise lines