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Kai is hauntingly good! Don't just take it from us, take it from Michael. Were you ever lucky enough to see him on a ship? Kai has now signed a deal in Canada and is now being sold by his new record label as Mark Kingswood. His old accounts are changing to the new ones so follow him at...
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Helen is herself, but she is Adele so easily. I preferred her own show because this girl is so talented and has such depths. I suggest she look at the Timi Yuro catalogue, and she said who?! Luckily Tucker was sitting next to me and knew exactly what I meant because Jean our main Doris amazingly had also never heard...
Paul Fellows is co-presenter of the public open evenings at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.The standard of guest speakers at sea is high, and with a little research you can see them on land. Paul Fellows is an engaging speaker who knows his subject - Astronomy. The Sky! And the wonder of the sky is at best...
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One of the many diverse forms of entertainment on a ship, are the guests. You may have watched the odd television show or film, and sometimes wondered how they did something weird or wonderful? Someone like Stuart St Paul, who has been in the industry for 50 years, probably did it. He joins the Arcadia in Samoa and stays...
Tim is in huge demand as a speaker, but can be found at sea with the odd tale to tell. Famed for his address of the troops before going into Iraq, where the press said he was standing on a tank with a huge cigar in his hand. He claims they can be prone to making things up as...
The currency on ships is cabin space. So husband and wife speakers are a bonus, the same with dance and bridge instructors. Keith and Nancy Appleyard have been regular cruise ship speakers since 2010, with contracts on several cruise lines including Cunard, P & O, Fred Olsen, Saga and Viking. Keith bases his talks on his experience as an Intelligence...
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Both Aida and Costa cruise lines have introduced robots to assist guests, these Pepper robots are cruise ship specific and speak three languages. As both Aida and Costa are both Carnival lines, and robots can work 24/7 without getting emotional, we expect to see them across the fleet eventually which means P&O and Cunard too. These robots can show...
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There are certain performers who make magic happen, Adam Allinson is one such entertainer. You may know him as the crows nest evening pianist on the Britannia, the choir master, or the man who does Les Miserables musical theatre workshops and now is starting workshops on The Greatest Showman. He is a great friend at to us here at...
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There are different grades of crew room, but most are pretty basic, and below heads of department and officers you will probably have to share. They are are lower in the ship, nearer or near to engines or generators, and also loading areas where day and night trucks move food, toiletries and essential supplies from store to floors that...
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Many of you have been asking about the crew areas and how a ship works, so we have found a couple of guest presenters to work with us to take you down below decks. Michelle Tim is going to be come a familiar name. Here she takes you down to the main corridor, very similar on may ships. Here...