MSC Cruises Hiring Partners

MSC Cruises uses hiring partners in select countries to hire crew for cruise ship jobs in Bar, Culinary, Dining Service, Housekeeping, Laundry Service, Deck Ratings, and Engine Ratings. MSC Cruises currently have 17 ships in their fleet and are expected to launch another 12 ships between 2021 and 2027.  They reported that they will hire … Read more

Cruise Job Postings with Astro Ocean Cruises (September 2020)

Astro Ocean Cruises currently has nearly 100 job listings on their recruitment partner’s website, many with a joining date of November 1, 2020. They are recruiting for a variety of cruise ship jobs for their cruise ship, Piano Land. Cruise Ship Jobs on Piano Land Astro Ocean Cruises is a Chinese cruise line that operates … Read more

How to Apply as a Cruise Ship Nurse

CRUISE SHIP NURSES work with the onboard doctors to provide and maintain high standards of individualized patient care for passengers and crew, responding to emergencies whenever they occur on the ship. Nurses are expected to have a broad range of experience in acute care areas and clinical care skills in order to handle the varied … Read more

Cruise Lines Building New Ships Between 2020 and 2027

Although the majority of the cruise industry is currently on pause, there are still over 120 new ships on order, being built and scheduled for delivery between now and 2027.  Here are some of the cruise lines that have multiple ships on order. Aida CruisesAida Cosma will be coming out in Spring 2021 with an … Read more

SkySea Cruise Line

SkySea Cruise Line is the first contemporary cruise line specifically created for the China market. SkySea also prides itself on being the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Events) leader in the market. Their cruise vacations operate from home ports in Shanghai, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Xiamen and Keelung. In 2015, SkySea Cruise Line began their operations as a … Read more

Mystic Cruises

In September 2017, construction began on Mystic Cruises’ expedition ship, World Explorer. It is being built at Portugal’s WestSea Yard. It will be the first in a series of expedition ships being built by Mystic Cruises and Mystic Invest. Mystic Invest is a Portuguese holding company with 14 different brands that operate in the tourism … Read more

Dream Cruises Ships

Dream Cruises is a luxury cruise brand in Asia that operates three mega cruise ships. Their parent company is Genting Hong Kong and they are scheduled to introduce a new ship in 2021 and 2022. Genting Dream (2016) World Dream (2017) Explorer Dream (Built 1999; Refurbished 2019) Global Dream (2021) TBA (2022) Related: Dream Cruises … Read more

Pullmantur

Pullmantur is a leader in the Spanish cruise market. They have four mid-sized cruise ships that offer authentic Latin experiences to Spanish-speaking guests. They cruise to the Mediterranean, Baltic, Caribbean and North Sea ports. Based in Madrid, Pullmantur began its operations in the 1990s as a tour company selling cruises. Pullmantur acquired their own ship … Read more

Douro Azul

DouroAzul is a river cruise line specializing in cruises on Portugal’s Douro River. Although they own a number of their own vessels, they also charter out some of their vessels to other cruise operators including Uniworld, AMA Waterways, and Viking River Cruises. Originally formed in 1993 as Ferreira & Rayford Turismo with the boat Vista … Read more

Nicko Cruises

Nicko Cruises will be expanding into ocean cruises in 2019. German-based Nicko Cruises operates nearly 20 river cruise vessels on the Danube, Seine, Nile, Rhine, Mekong, Elbe, Douro, and Yangtze. The vessels they charter (some from Premicon) are managed by concessionaires including FleetPro, G&P Gruppe, and KD Services. They will begin to offer cruises on … Read more