Nothing you have to put up with on board matters compared to that."4.
Doing laundry is a struggle."You will never find a free washer unless you camp out in the laundry room for a few hours.
Ever wondered what it would be like to work on board a cruise ship – whether travelling the world and meeting interesting new people would make up for the long hours, hard work and months away from home?
We have asked a cross-section of on board employees to describe the highs and lows of their typical working day, which we hope will give you a useful insight to what life is really like, living and working on board a cruise ship.
For over 40 years, Carnival has strived to provide a comfortable, "Fun" working environment for its employees and has created a number of forward-thinking programs that offer unique opportunities for professional and personal growth.
As a result, the company has cultivated a strong sense of loyalty among its employees which has allowed Carnival to maintain a sense of continuity and earn its leadership position in the cruise industry.
But like with any job, the people you work with can make your experience better. So in exchange for them, she got to purchase designer clothing and jewelry at or below cost."16. "You deal with 3 types of people: Newlyweds, overfeds and soon-to-be-deads."17.
"Overall the people you live and work with are what makes your experience on board. "Ship life is basically high School mixed with jail," claimed one cruise ship musician, who performs in Party Bands.
Some people can never get off when in port because their jobs don't allow for it.
We aren't allowed to take elevator rides with guests if you're the only two people in it either, for the same reason.
Also if you're taking a photo with a guest both of your hands must be visible."10.
Most of these cruise ships scheduled to launch over these next two years are "mega" ships carrying over 2,000 passengers.
The cruise industry is absolutely booming and provides working vacations for thousands of people worldwide.