Facts about the Cruise Industry

Posted by Renee Ruggero
Dec 16 2011

Working on a cruise ship presents opportunities for travel, making new friends and strengthening your career resume. Although it seems like the cruise industry has some really cool jobs, do you know what the cruise industry is all about?

First of all, you should understand what a cruise is really like. Have you been on a cruise as a passenger? If not, have you seen any documentaries or YouTube videos about cruising? If not, you still need to understand what to expect as a potential crewmember.

When you understand the elements of a cruise, recruiters will interpret that you have done your homework and know what you are getting yourself into. Get to know key parts of a cruise such as embarkation, disembarkation, tender ports, cashless cruising, specialty dining, and onboard entertainment. You could also research the features and amenities available on today’s cruise ships. Further knowledge about USPH and onboard sicknesses will also prepare you for interviews.

Preparedness for cruise job interview is essential since the cruise industry is highly competitive when it comes to landing a job.  WorkOnCruiseShips.com has plenty of resources to help job applicants prepare for cruise interviews. Here are a few articles about the cruise industry itself.

5 Facts You Need to Know About Cruise Lines

Facts About Carnival Cruise Lines

Facts About Royal Caribbean

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