Celebrity Cruises bartender, Andrej Malic has been named Diageo Global Travel’s best bartender for 2016. This global bartender competition was held on 17 August in the Diageo 396 Bar in Miami. Andrej Malic, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, topped the competition from hundreds of cruise line bartenders representing Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Celebrity Cruises. The Celebrity Cruises bartender won this prestigious award with his ‘Old Spice Fashion’ cocktail, featuring Bulleit Bourbon.
Love life for crew is unique just like the entire working and social environment at sea. Unlike on land when you have much more time for dating, crew romance is unique. From our experience we selected five pickup lines that only work on a cruise ship combined with photos. Some of them work, some not, some are cheesy other romantic. For the ex-crew members this pickup lines will put a smile on their faces and bring back old memories. We hope you enjoy.
1. Pickup Line - Wanna go on open deck and watch the stars.
The word Banana has different meaning among crew members working on cruise ship. This word is used quite often by the crew members and means bad time, bad feeling, or disappointment. Here are some examples shown in funny cruise ship photos of the meaning of banana. Have fun and enjoy your banana cruise.
In the comment box bellow you can add your definition of Banana?
Take a look at the daily operations of the Royal Caribbean hotel director Gary Davies on board Anthem of the Seas. In the video blow he explains the daily operations, work responsibilities and interaction with the guests. Gary Davies sees to every detail that impacts the hotel department and overall guest experience. Watch as he gives a behind-the-scenes tour at managing the day-to-day operations on Anthem of the Seas to ensure unforgettable vacation for all guests.
People working on cruise ship in Dining room department, Bar department and Housekeeping depend on tips since most of their salary comes from the guests gratuities. Guests from all around the world board on cruise ship and depending on their culture they tip well or poor. When I was working on cruise ship as a waiter I could tell who will leave tip for the provided service and who will just shake your hand at the end of the cruise without leaving single penny. If you work on cruise ship, you have probably developed this professional instinct already.
First thing you will hear from people working on a cruise ship is that the working hours are long (10 to 14 hours a day). For average people on land this is too much for one working day. However as you all know people work on cruise ships, some even for 10+ years, and they are ok with this. Long working hours are nothing compared to the philological stress at work and the new ship environment that the first timers face when working on cruise ship. The psychological stress is the reason why crew members quit on their firs contract.
For all gadget freaks working on cruise ship we chosen the coolest hi-tech gadgets which can make your experience more enjoyable in the ports you are visiting. After the long working hours you have limited time to explore the ports and run back to the ship for your next shift. We believe that this gadgets will make your ship life easier and more fun.
Following the military coup there was absolute chaos at Istanbul International airport. Thousands of passengers were stranded after all flights have been canceled. Among the stranded passengers were crew members working on cruise ship. Some of the stranded crew members were waiting to catch connecting flights to get back home, others to return to cruise ship for another contract.
Port Authorities in Civitavecchia, Italy, received distress call from the cruise ship Sovereign operated by Pullmantur Cruises. The emergency involved a Filipino crew member who suffered serious poisoning because of the accidental ingestion of chemical (muriatic acid) usually used for cleaning and disinfection of swimming pools. The incident happened last night at around 10p.m. just hours after Sovereign left the port of Civitavecchia.
Many crew members that successfully complete one or more contracts and receive favorable work performance evaluation are often promoted to a higher position or transferred to another department. For example, a cleaner working in the hotel department can be promoted to assistant cabin steward position, as well as crew mess employee can be promoted to the dining room or room service.