Ship Life

Belize FSTV Opens Crew Members Lounge

Mar 22, 2018

Fort Street Tourism Village is proud to present the 1st ever Crew Member Lounge. FSTV decided to create a crew member lounge for the cruise ship crew. The area that is selected for the lounge is very spacious with panoramic view of the beautiful Caribbean Sea. The crew lounge is located in the center of Tourism Village but secluded from the hustle and bustle.

For Crew Only: How to send your packages from the cruise ship without leaving the port

Mar 19, 2018

Ever wanted to send a package to your loved ones back home, but didn’t have time or didn’t know how to do it? The friendly staff from the Company “For Crew Only” have an easy solution for this. You just need to pack the gifts you want to send back home, send them a message, and they will come to pick up your package at the port. It is that easy!

So how does it work?

“C.R.U.I.S.E - Can't Rest Until I've Sailed Everywhere" Book and Apparel

Mar 19, 2018

Ever wondered how the life of a crew member is relay like? I know many of you have experienced this first hand and once you board that big steel structure you call “Home away from home” is like you entered another planet. Many cruise lines will say that you will travel the world, met new people and cultures and getting paid for this. This is only the tip of the iceberg and general info about your new adventure.

Cruise Ship Crew Internet Prices and Onboard WI-FI Packages

Mar 16, 2018

All Cruise Lines offer internet access for crewmembers by using Wi-Fi access and access from the onboard crew internet cafés. Unlike before when crew members had only access per minute, today cruise lines offer various packages such as Social media package and all internet access charged by Megabytes. Compared to the past years the prices had decreased and the internet speed has increased too.

Royal Caribbean new “All Access Crew Life Tour.” Are you ready for this?

Mar 10, 2018

Ladies and gentleman, young and old, for the first time in the world for the low price of $79 per guest you can now marvel at a behind the scenes tour of the illusive crew members life on board Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Yes, you heard it right, guests can now book a new tour named "All Access Crew Life Tour" on selected sailings.

Cruise Ship Crew responsible for spreading Norovirus between voyages?

Mar 08, 2018

A recent study released by the US Royal Society Open Science conducted on a cruise ship claims that the usual sanitation measures such as cleaning and isolating people affected by Norovirus, don't do much to protect existing and oncoming passengers and crew on board. A computer-based model of a norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship suggests that the crew could be responsible for spreading the bug between voyages to new passengers.

My Life as a Crew Member

Mar 01, 2018

Before working on ships, I had never stepped foot on a cruise ship, or had any idea of what a cruise even was. I originally saw this opportunity as a way to do a bit of traveling for 6 months, and earn some money at the side. Little did I know that this experience was going to become my career, and change my life!

“For Crew Only” Online Shopping and Special Order Requests

Feb 23, 2018

Shopping has never been easier for crew thanks to the services provided by the company “For Crew Only”. Now you don’t need to ask your supervisor for time off in US ports and run to the stores so you can do your shopping.

When a Crewmember Becomes Victim of “Guest is Always Right” Policy

Feb 19, 2018

Guests are not always right. They’re just never wrong. The continued drive by the Cruise Lines for profit makes some guests more right than other, or simply when money talks others listen. 

Missing Crew Member in Rio Found Alive and Well

Feb 15, 2018

Antonio Triano Perez, 36-year-old Spanish crew member working as an animator on the cruise ship MSC Poesia was reported missing in Rio de Janeiro. The cruise ship docked on February 12, for the Rio Carnival and stayed overnight when Antonio disembarked alone and took a cab. When he didn’t come back to the ship his friend reported the missing person to the ship’s authorities and took to the social media to find him.

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