Roseann Casey Cruise Ship February 20th, 2018 - 12:38:24
Decide whether youre most interested in the time spent at the destination or in how you want to spend the time on the ship itself. All but the smallest cruise ships generally offer such amenities as spas gyms shows or entertainment and a variety of dining options. Travelers that are more interested in the destination itself will find that Carnival is known for offering some of the best shore excursions although lines featuring smaller cruise ships can often visit exotic smaller ports that are inaccessible to the large ships On the other hand if youre more interested in your time on the ship perhaps you should consider Norwegian which features cruise ships known for their suites as well as their entertainment.
This is part TWO of a series of articles I have written to help entertainers get work as Guest Entertainers on cruise ships.Discounts This varies from cruise line to cruise line so again either ask your agent or check the Guest Entertainer Manual of the cruise line you are working for the discounts you are allowed as a guest entertainer. The general rule for most ships is that there is a 25% bar discount for guest entertainers and a 20% discount in the boutique shops on board. At the end of each cruise when you get your bill make sure that the discounts have been taken off the final account. It has happened on so many occasions where the final discount was wrong or not taken off. For whatever reason these days the bills are always wrong and most guest entertainers have to end up going down at the end of a cruise and sorting the problems out.
When examining the cruise ships offered by multiple cruise lines you ought to automatically be provided with cruise ship stops. This information may state where and when cruise will stop. Information may be available as to the amount of time the cruise ship plans on staying at a certain port. If the stop is long enough you it is in a position to view local attractions. All around the globe they are many ports that cruise liners regularly stop at. Nearly all the hottest ports are found in the Caribbean. If you are looking for a tropical cruise you may like to think about the climate of each port before making your reservation. Popular ports incorporate but arent limited to San Juan Puerto Rico and St. Thomas.
The close-up show is at my suggestion to the cruise director as it gives me another chance to push my DVDs plus I thoroughly enjoy close-up magic. How many shows you are required to perform depends entirely on the length of cruise. If you are doing the short seven day cruises then more often that not you will only be required to do one full show perhaps maybe another show sharing the bill with another act. On the longer cruises of say twenty four days you can be assured you will need to do two different full shows. This requires a lot of work and it is important that your second show is as strong as the first. Speaking from experience I prefer just to do my one main show as it contains all my number one material rather than try and split it up between two shows. After experimenting with my act I realized how important it is to make sure your first show is very strong that way people will talk about you get to know you and come back for the second. You will hear other entertainers say they have an A and a B show in my opinion if you want a long career in Cruising make sure both your shows are A material. If you can do a close-up show then by all means mention it to the cruise director as it all helps in the long run keeping your name in front of the passengers when they fill in the comment cards. The general rule of thumb is that you will do your main show twice in one night.