* ED No Longer Has Anything to do with Dysfunction on Carnival Cruise Lines
Over the years, the job of the Cruise Director has evolved aboard ships. At one time the cruise director was seen more or less as a dashing and debonaire fellow although possibly a little unseemly as he ran the show aboard ship for the passengers and schmoozed them.
But that’s evolved over the years as cruise lines have become huge corporate businesses, and now he (or she) has taken on the role more of a professional heading up a department that is responsible for entertaining the passengers, but the cruise director is still the person who is the “face” of the cruise line to passengers. And now, Carnival has created the position of Entertainment Director.
* The Galapagos Connection
Celebrity Cruises is marking their tenth anniversary in the Galapagos with several programs that will connect the cruise line and passengers more closely with the local people of the remote islands.
The cruise line is continuing its commitment to support the communities of the Galapagos with a medical clinic, fishing and agriculture cooperatives and a partnership with the Galapagos Conservancy, which includes a matching program to double the value of passengers’ donations.
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