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Italian Shop Owner Returns Lost Wallet to Royal Caribbean Passenger

May 09, 2016

Royal Caribbean passanger who lost his wallet in a shop in Catania, Italy is back in possession of his personal documents, money and credit cards thanks to a shop owner. After disembarking from the cruise ship Vision of the Seas on May 5, the U.S. tourist headed to Catania historic center where he lost his wallet in one of the shops he visited. Shop owner, Mario Russo found the wallet and immediately notified the State Police.

Inside Officer Cabin on a Cruise Ship

May 09, 2016

Ever wonder how an officer cabin looks like on a cruise ship? Take look at the video bellow shared by a crew member for inside look of standard cabin of a cruise ship officer. Unlike standard crew member cabin shared with two to four persons, officer has a single cabin with queen-size bed and a porthole (window). The cabin is slightly more spacious compared to crew cabin and the rest is almost the same like the bathroom, TV, chair and wardrobe cabinet.

Carnival Pride Collides With Gangway in Baltimore

May 08, 2016

Carnival Pride collided with an elevated gangway while docking in Baltimore early this morning. The cruise ship suffered minor damage, however the gangway crushed from the impact, causing damage to three vehicles on the ground. The collision occurred when the elevated gangway was in process of connecting with the ship. Luckily the gangway was not in use at the time and no injuries were reported amoung passengers and crew.

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.

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.

Oceania Insignia cancels Newcastle arrival due to protest

May 02, 2016

A cruise ship has cancelled arrival to Newcastle, Australia scheduled for next weekend, due to climate change protest organized by Officials said they will skip Newcastle port on Sunday October 17th, because of safety cancers for ships passengers and crew. The Port of Newcastle said that decision to cancel the arrival is "a matter for the cruise line".


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