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066: Who Is Who On-Board Part Two

Essential Cruise Tips

Release Date: 02/20/2015

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Essential Cruise Tips

You are about to discover 6 genuinely surprising cruise tips and cruise ship watch-outs I have been told about by talking to crew members on cruise ships

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Essential Cruise Tips

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Which is the best cruise ship size, and why? Big cruise ship or small cruise ship? There is a perfect cruise ship size for your cruising vacation. Discover what it is and why

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There are a number of topics and issues that cruise lines do not want to talk about, or are reluctant to, with cruise passengers. I think these 7 things should be spoken about more, and so lift the lid on them and why lines are so coy discussing them usually

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When I started cruising, I made many mistakes and on every cruise I go on I see first-time cruisers still making those very same mistakes I did on their first cruising vacation. This list of the 7 most important things every first-time cruise passenger must know and what to do should help!

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These are some gripes and issues I have with Princess Cruises having been in a few recent cruises with them, I review them and discuss if they are reasons to stop cruising with Princess Cruises

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I was tired of seeing cruising tips that don't understand and reflect the reality of cruise passengers like me in magazines, newspapers and online. They seem to think that cruise passengers like me fall into a narrow stereotype of what they think we should or are. So, these are the tips that I think are for cruise passengers like me - and work as I have proven them to be right for me and others like me

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Who is who on board: Part Two

There are many hundreds of crew on board responsible for creating your cruise experience. Some you come across every day and others you may never see as they drive operations behind the scenes. Two of the most important ones on every ship are:

Executive Chef

The Executive Chef oversees planning and preparation of food for passengers and crew in all of the restaurants, including the speciality ones. They manage a large team of chefs and kitchen staff preparing up to 20,000 meals a day on large ships. You are likely to see them in the various restaurants and events around the ship. They will often host tours of the kitchens which I recommend you attend if they are run to get an insight into the scale and logistics of providing meals at sea.

Cruise Director

The Cruise Director, sometimes known as the Entertainment Director, is responsible for the successful delivery of all forms of entertainment around the ship. They plan the daily program of activities, and their team run the events. They are able to provide lots of tips and advice on how to get the most of your time at sea and on land.

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