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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.

Viking Crew to Receive Goodwill Payment - The New Hires Eligible for Financial Support

Apr 04, 2020

Viking Cruises, one of the world’s fastest-growing luxury cruise lines announced a quite generous financial compensation for its crew amid the global coronavirus crisis. in order to ensure the Viking employees continue to receive salary for the following months, the company has presented the crew of their ocean cruise ships with the following plan which will be in effect starting April 1.

P&O Cruises Crew to Receive Goodwill Payment

Apr 02, 2020

The Leading British cruise line P&O Cruises announced that the crew will receive a goodwill payment, in addition their contractual notice in order to ensure the employees continue to receive some pay for the following months. P&O Cruises crew will receive 30 days’ notice for ending of the contract and will get paid for those 30 days. If the crew contract is due to end after June 30, they will get paid 40% of their salary for the months of May and June.

Ponant to Pause All Cruise Operations – The Crew Will Get Financial Support

Mar 14, 2020

The luxury expedition cruise line Ponant will voluntarily suspend the cruise operations across the entire fleet as their ships are not able to continue sailing in the right conditions. Following this difficult decision the company sent a letter to all the crew members saying that a significant financial effort will be made out of solidarity to support disembarked crews.

World Central Kitchen Sends Food Supplies to Grand Princess

Mar 09, 2020

The non-profit organization World Central Kitchen, established by chef José Andrés and his wife, started delivering pre-packed meals and food supplies to the coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Grand Princess which is still off the coast of California. 

Diamond Princess Hero - Captain Gennaro Arma the last person to leave the ship

Mar 02, 2020

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Princess Cruises Introduces Free WhatsApp for Crew

Feb 16, 2020

Recognizing the importance of the crew to keep in contact with their families and friends, Princess Cruises has introduced free Whatsapp for its shipboard employees. Starting February 14, the free texting service is available on six Princess cruise ships, and the company is working hard to expand the program throughout the fleet.

AIDA Cruises Awarded Germany Top Employer for 2020

Feb 03, 2020

The cruise company AIDA Cruises was recognized by the Top Employers Institute as one of the top 20 employers in Germany. The international institute is one of the world's most prominent institutions for certification of outstanding employee conditions and annually selects the country's top employers in a comprehensive study.

Azamara Announces Free WhatsApp Texting For Their Crew

Jan 15, 2020

Azamara, the luxury brand of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. family is the latest cruise line to offer their crew members complimentary texting through WhatsApp on their ships.

A love relationship at sea - I will share my story with you

Dec 24, 2019

I always thought: “On your own, you go where you want to. But together you go farther…” I obviously didn’t come to sea to fall in love, but to run away — around it.

Holland America Line Enables Free WhatsApp Access for Crew

Dec 23, 2019

Holland America Line has provided free WhatsApp access for its crew members on all 14 cruise ship in the fleet. This comes just in time for the holidays so the crew can connect with family and friends back home from the comfort of the ship. All the crew throughout the HAL fleet can now chat on WhatsApp at no cost.

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