Ship Life

How to stay healthy on cruise ship?

Apr 05, 2023

We often struggled to maintain our physical and mental health during long contracts on the cruise ship. Physical health could be maintained much easier than our mental health. Indeed, both are extremely important for keeping our sanity and healthy state of mind. Our physical and mental health mainly depends on hours of sleep, the amount of stress we are exposed to, how often we exercise, and our preferred diet. 

MedCruise Announces Crew Friendly Initiative

Apr 03, 2023

The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports - MedCruise, has introduced a Crew-Friendly initiative to support crew members of cruise ships across 151 ports in 22 countries around the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas. The program's primary aim is to create a welcoming environment that caters to the unique needs of the crew. 

Beautiful people that we meet on cruise ships

Apr 03, 2023

One of the most beautiful things that come with working on board the cruise ship is the fact that we meet millions of people from around the world. 

Responsible alcohol service and poor management on board the ship

Apr 03, 2023

A drinks package sounds like a good idea if you like to spend your holiday ordering drinks without having to keep track of your bar tab or if you like to pair different wines with entrees and mains during meals.

Cruise Lines Best April Fools' Pranks of 2023

Apr 01, 2023

As the first of April rolls around, nobody is immune to the onslaught of cleverly crafted pranks, including fake advertisements and fabricated news stories. This year, the cruise industry is taking center stage with some of the best April Fools' pranks of 2023.

Carnival Cruise Line enters the airline business

How to deal with negative guest comments?

Mar 30, 2023

One of crew members' most challenging tasks while working on cruise ships is keeping all guests happy. Different guest requirements, needs, and expectations are always hard to please. Crew members on board the ship are trained and experienced to anticipate customer expectations. Yet, no matter how hard we try- some people will always be unhappy. Regardless of the crew member's efforts, some guests are just focused on finding mistakes and something to complain about.

Crew Story At The Pool Bar

Mar 29, 2023

I never accepted becoming part of the poor and biased management system on board the ship. I met only a few great managers during my long career in the bar department. Those people are a real rarity; they are gems in the management system on cruise ships.


Mar 28, 2023

The maritime network Crew Pages, dedicated to creating equal employment opportunities in the industry, announced a new platform connecting the job-seeking and recruitment process and making it much easier than it has ever been.

In Port Manning On A Cruise Ship

Mar 28, 2023

There are several policies and safety protocols to follow when you work on a cruise ship. One of those is called in port manning. 

How much free time crew members have in the port, and what they usually do?

Mar 27, 2023

When you work on a cruise ship, time off is very important to maintain a healthy mindset and productivity. Most crew members use every single minute to get off the ship, even a short stroll at the cruise ship Terminal. To be completely honest, working in the bar department as a bar waiter and bartender gave me a lot of time off. Whenever the ship docks in the Port, most guests go outside, meaning few bartenders and bar servers are required to be on duty.