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What To Expect When Getting Hired Through A Cruise Recruitment Agency

  Getting hired for your first cruise ship job can be daunting, considering thousands from all over the world are applying for the same or similar position. Many cruise ship companies prefer to hand over the responsibility of short-listing candidates … Continue reading

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What Does Applying For A Us Visa Involve

Statistics indicate that North America accounts for most of the world’s cruise ship passengers. Many itineraries start from ports in the US and cruise ship crews often begin and end their contracts in US ports. It is therefore imperative for … Continue reading

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The Draw Of Private Dining

Private dining may have been the bastion of the incredibly rich and famous, but a certain virus changed all of that. Since 2020, restaurateurs and other hospitality ventures have seen the benefits of offering this experience to the masses. While … Continue reading

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Top Tips On Writing A Good Resume For Cruise Ship Jobs

In the hospitality industry, resumes never go out of fashion. Ensuring your master file is up-to-date at all times makes applying for new jobs easier and quicker. Recruitment firms such as Kamaxi Overseas Consultants are always on the lookout for … Continue reading

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A Quick Review Of Q1 Of The Global Cruise Industry

Although revenues for cruise ship companies haven’t floated back to pre-pandemic levels, things are still looking up. Last year saw a 96 per cent year on year increase in recovery rates, which is excellent news for recruiters and ship employees … Continue reading

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What Cruise Ship Chefs Need To Know About Contactless Dining

The pandemic might seem to be on wane, but it has burnt many fingers in the industry and cruise ship companies are taking no chances. COVID-19 certainly upset the apple cart and cruise ship chefs will be looking at tweaks … Continue reading

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First-Time Flying: How to overcome your Anxiety

Cruise ship employees from India often have to make a long journey to their vessels on the other side of the world. This typically includes long-haul flights, extended layovers and sometimes emergency landings.  Some new recruits may have never flown … Continue reading

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What To Look Forward To In Crusing In 2022

Since the beginning of 2020, loyal cruise-goers have been denied their indulgences and getaways. Two years on, they are hungry and raring to go. The industry has seen a massive surge in bookings – Oceania’s world cruise for 2023 sold … Continue reading

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How Cruise Ships Celebrate Christmas On Board

Christmas tends to be one of the biggest holidays in the year, particularly in the western hemisphere. Cruise ships with sailings around this particular day tend to go all out to create a festive spirit across the ship, with special … Continue reading

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What Can Cruise Ship Crew Do in Port

The COVID-19 pandemic seriously hampered cruise ship operations. Given that coronavirus outbreaks did occur on cruise ships and the high risk they pose with semi-enclosed areas, high population density and limited medical resources, the industry is nervous about extending pre-pandemic … Continue reading

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