Amazing

Find out amazing stories and accomplishments by crew members and the cruise lines. This topics include the ship life experience and success of former and current crew members who need to be acknowledged, for their outstanding work.

Holland America Line Achieves Full Fleet Shore Power Capability

Oct 02, 2023

Holland America Line has completed shore power installation on its entire fleet, marking a significant milestone in sustainability efforts. This initiative began in 2006, and now all their ships, including the newest ones, can connect to shore power during port visits, reducing emissions and noise.

Windstar President Christopher Prelog Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary

Sep 27, 2023

Christopher Prelog, the President of Windstar Cruises, is marking a significant milestone in his career as he celebrates three years at the helm of the small ship cruise line. Prelog has steered Windstar Cruises through a remarkable period of change, cementing the company's position as a leading player in the luxury cruise industry. According to a recent release by the company, Windstar has witnessed substantial growth and innovation under his guidance.

Cunard and P&O Cruises to offer SpaceX’s Starlink

Sep 18, 2023

Cunard and P&O Cruises announced improvement of Wi-Fi connectivity aboard the fleet with the integration of SpaceX's Starlink technology. This partnership aims to provide reliable, high-speed internet access to passengers and crew aboard the ships.

Holland America Line Celebrates Service Dogs on National Dog Day

Aug 29, 2023

On the occasion of National Dog Day, Holland America Line proudly honored the invaluable service dogs that accompany travelers across its fleet of ships. Notably, the company emphasizes that cruise travel is exclusively open to service animals meticulously trained to assist individuals with disabilities.

Fred. Olsen passengers and crew raise money for charity

Aug 08, 2023

Passengers and crew aboard a Fred. Olsen cruise ship collectively covered a staggering distance of 34,849 miles, raising £6,618 in support of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). This remarkable endeavor was inspired by the cruise line's iconic 'Around the World in 80 Days' voyage.

Cruise ship to accommodate surfers during the 2024 Olympic Games

Aug 04, 2023

As the excitement builds for the upcoming Olympic Games in 2024, a unique and picturesque accommodation solution has been unveiled for the surfers participating in the highly anticipated surfing tournament which will take place in Tahiti, French Polynesia. The wave of Teahupo'o, known for its awe-inspiring swells and challenging waters, will serve as the stage for these exceptional athletes.

Carnival Team Members to Enjoy Enhanced Internet Benefits, Including Complimentary Birthday Voucher

Aug 03, 2023

As a gesture of appreciation for the commitment and hard work of its team members, Carnival Cruise Line has announced a new perk. Starting August 1st, all team members will receive a complimentary 100-minute internet voucher during the month of their birthday. This initiative is aimed at acknowledging and celebrating the dedication of the Carnival family.

Disney Cruise Line Crew Volunteer to Help Brevard County Children

Jul 31, 2023

Disney Cruise Line crew members recently demonstrated their dedication to giving back to the community by volunteering their time and efforts to support local students in Brevard County. While the Disney Wish was docked at Port Canaveral, crew members came together to provide meals and school supplies to help children in the area.

Crystal Cruises Unveils Expansion Plans with Four New Ships

Jul 31, 2023

Cristina Levis, CEO of the Abercrombie & Kent Travel Group (A&K Travel Group), revealed that Crystal Cruises is set to embark on a remarkable expansion. The luxury cruise brand is currently in talks with advisors, lenders, and credit agents to finalize a memorandum of agreement with two esteemed European shipbuilders. The ambitious plan includes the construction of four new vessels, as well as two new expedition ships, marking a significant milestone in the company's history.

MSC Cruises Increases Crew Salary and Introduces Performance-Based Bonuses

Jul 29, 2023

MSC Cruises recently announced a boost in crew salaries, aimed at attracting and retaining talent in the industry. The wage increase started in June, ranging from 2.5% to 6%, and applies to all crew members, officers and staff regardless of their positions. This step by MSC Cruises is expected to bring crew wages closer to industry standards, ensuring fair compensation for their hard work and dedication.

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