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I loved Dru on Anthem (sailed with him three times). I thought he was highly effective, and he hosted challenging trivia events (Seinfeld, Friends, Sports, etc) with a lot of humor. He was excellent when introducing the nightly shows, arranged for an impromptu concert in the Music Hall for the headliner act (Mo5iac) and for an event in the Schooner Bar with the RCI show performers. There was also a spontaneous event where he invited talented young passengers to sing with the piano player and the performers in Schooner. We liked his low-key personality and dry sense of humor, and enjoyed his morning TV show .

 

Perhaps you are right about the CD on Oasis class. My sister just returned from Allure this morning, and said that Jimmy Rhodes was invisible - it was like there was no CD at all and only members of the activity team at each event.

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Very happy to hear a much more positive experience you had with Dru.

Like I said, he was extremely friendly & it does sound like he might have been off his game for my particular week.

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I’m also a big fan of Dru’s from Anthem. Surprised he got a mediocre review! Was he there at Quest and Love & Marriage? Like it was said, possible the issue is the class of ship - there’s just so much going on around the ship at any one given time.

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I had Dru on last cruise on anthem he ok just his morning show where kind of boring for but other then that he a good CD

 

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Yes he was Quest & L & M gameshow.

Other than that, for example he showed up at the end of a street parade, at the end of aqua show & at the end of headliner, all as crowd was already up & exiting so he did not grab the crowds attention in any way.

All he did was say "give it up for..." & then rambled about ship events.

I am glad to hear other good reviews from other people about him.

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I had Dry on the Anthem 4 times and thought he was great. Maybe the Oasis class is a different kind of animal?

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ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until early September. (date? then who?)

ALLURE: Jimmy Rhodes March 11 until August 12, then Mitch Merucci August 12 for 2 months.

ANTHEM: Dennis Charles May 12 until September 6, then Chris Brown September 6 for 4 months.

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22

EMPRESS: Hugo Arenas (need dates)

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until early-September. (date? then who?)

EXPLORER: Topi Ylönen returns June 8 until July 27. (then, is Graham Seymour returning, or will it be someone else?)

FREEDOM: Drew Devine March 17 until July 28, then Topi Ylönen July 28 until September 29,followed by Drew Devine September 29 for 4 months.

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6. Bob Leininger returns December 1 for another 4 month contract. (Will Mitch Merucci or Mike Szwajkowski be doing the fill-in from Oct 6 until December 1?)

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until early-September (need handover date) then Abe Hughes early-September for 4 months.

INDEPENDENCE: Joff Eaton May 28 until September 22, then Tim Connor September 22 (for 2 months or 4 months?)

JEWEL: Simona Ferraiuolo June 16 until August 19, then Andrea Olivieri August 19 for 4 months

LIBERTY: Jeff Arpin May 27 until July 22, then Marc Walker July 22 for 4 months.

 

MARINER: Carlos Torres July 9 for 2 months, then Ricky Matthews early-September for 4 months (handover date?)

MAJESTY: Patricio Honores late-June until late-August (date? then who?)

NAVIGATOR: Rob McNally May 6 until late-August, then Cuddy Cudworth returns in late-August. (need handover date)

OASIS: Dan Whitney early May until early-September. (date? then who?)

OVATION: Mike Hunnerup March 23 (until late-July? then who?) Joff Eaton returns November 28 for the Australian season.

QUANTUM: Is Fang Lixin is the current CD? Paul Rutter returns in the Fall (Sept/Oct) for a few months.

RADIANCE: Cuddy Cudworth June 15 until mid-August, then John Blair mid-August until January. (need handover date)

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 for 2 months, then Elvis Pinto mid-August for 4 months. (need handover date)

SERENADE: Jamie Fentiman May 13 until mid-September. (date? then who?)

SYMPHONY: Michele Scarpato March 11 until late-July (need handover date) then Bobby Brown late-July through the TA November 9

VISION: Steve Davis April 6 until August 6, then Ken Jones August 6 for 2 months, then Steve Davis returns in early October for 4 months.

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May (for 4 months?)

CDs who are no longer active on RCI ships:

Jerome Sueur is reportedly joining Carnival and getting married soon.

Keith Williams is cleared to return from medical leave, but does not currently have a ship assignment.

Casey Pelter works shoreside for Celebrity as Manager of Entertainment.

Graham Seymour is semi-retired but fills-in from time to time as needed

Rich Edwards sadly passed away in June 2017. RIP Rich.

John Perry is Operations Manager at Hyatt Hotels (per LinkedIn)

Ken Rush works at corporate in Miami as RCI's Director of Entertainment, and occasionally fills-in as CD

Amy Fickert-Southgate works shoreside

Luke Arrowsmith Operations Manager Entertainment (Global) at P&O Cruises

Gordon Whatman is retired, but fills-in from time-to-time if needed.

Allan Brooks works for Celebrity in their corporate office.

Richard Spacey is a CD with Celebrity

Becky Thompson-Foley Associate Vice President of Entertainment at Celebrity Cruises

Dave Chapman is a CD with HAL

James Andrews is a real estate agent in Sydney

Leo Papa is a Product Manager at Tauck Corp in Connecticut

Anna Bass is a make-up artist

João Pereira is the Cruise Sales Manager on the Liberty of the Seas.

Kirk Detweiler is now CD with Silversea cruises.

Simeon Baker- is a sales exec at a Porsche dealer in Saskatchewan

Matt Baker - Sim's brother - is a radio presenter.

Kieron Buffrey - CD with Viking River Cruises

Tom Canosa - teaching 6th grade science in North Carolina

Peter Benfield and Johnny Osborne have emigrated to Thailand

Anthony Richards is working for Royal Media Partners as Manager PortRevenue Operations

Rico du Breil is a CD with SilverSeas out of Italy

Paul Lancaster is no longer with RCI, and resides in England

Abel Jeney is with The World - Luxury Residence at Sea

Parker Cristan is living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin -staging/choreographing for local theater

Ashley Kerr - married and living in Vancouver BC, working as a marketing rep for a PR firm

Karen Maybury - has a consultant/pr/entertainment agency

Jannie Cloete - leading expeditions on small ships

Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish) lives in Ontario, Canada. He has retired from ship-life but still works on the stage

Thomas DeCell is no longer with RCI

Leigh Xuereb and his AM Frankie Portera are CD's for Carnival

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Just returned from Harmony-WOW, what a great cruise!

Anyone have a better experience with Dru? Maybe he was just off his game this particular week. Once again, he seemed like a very friendly person.

 

Yes, I really liked him on Anthem. Love his sense of humor. I'm really surprised he would be different on Harmony.

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ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until early-September. (date? then who?)

 

 

I'm boarding on 9/17. I just got this email.

 

Thank you for your email. We apologize for the delay in our response and appreciate your patience. Unfortunately, we are unable to advise who the Cruise Director will be prior to your cruise. We kindly ask that you inquire onboard the ship. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

I guess, if there is no update, I'll post one from the Windjammer once on-board.

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Just returned from Harmony-WOW, what a great cruise!

 

 

 

One aspect that we did not care for was our CD. In OUR OPINION & from our experiences on our past 12 Royal Caribbean cruises, although it did not detract from the cruise, Dru Pavlov (cruise director) was not very good or maybe not suited for an Oasis class ship. For my family, the CD has always been the face of the entire entertainment & activities on the ship. While he was very friendly & posed for a couple of pictures, Dru seemed like he was rarely around at big events. He would usually show up at the end as crowds were already exiting a show or event & no one paid attention to what he was saying. He was more of just an MC at some events. He is the first CD we have had who did nothing to add to the entertainment factor. I understand that the Oasis class of ships is a different beast, but we have been on the Allure with Allan Brooks in the past, and he was all over the ship at every main event & added to the entertainment factor himself. Once again, Dru was very friendly, but maybe just not my family's cup of tea as a CD.

 

 

 

Anyone have a better experience with Dru? Maybe he was just off his game this particular week. Once again, he seemed like a very friendly person.

 

 

 

I had Dru as CD on Liberty, Allure (President’s Cruise in 2016 — you can’t get any more high octane than that), and Anthem. He is one of my favorites and on each cruise he was visible EVERYWHERE. He is more of a “host” type CD as opposed to one who becomes the center of attention (and I have favorites who are in this category as well). On Allure he developed a bad case of laryngitis but still maintained visibility and introduced everything you would expect despite having next to no voice. I have a feeling something else was going on during your sailing if he was not as visible as other CD’s you have had.

 

 

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Can anyone find out:

 

Explorer: Who will be taking over on July 27?

 

Ovation: Who will be taking over at the end of July, and will it be a 2 month fill-in, or a 4 month contract until Joff takes over in November?

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Thanks to all for the warm welcome back to the management of this thread!

 

I just booked an end of summer cruise on Allure, and I am excited to have a new-to-us cruise director, Mitch, on that sailing! Any feedback on him?

 

 

Welcome back Donna...glad to have you back at the helm. Unfortunately I too stopped reading the previous thread when it looked like posts were being deleted. But I am all caught up on the 5 pages that I missed.

 

“I just booked an end of summer cruise on Allure, and I am excited to have a new-to-us cruise director, Mitch, on that sailing! Any feedback on him?”

 

We’ve had Mitch on both Majesty and Allure and really enjoyed sailing with him. Funny, personable and high energy. If you meet him tell him Paulette and Ken say hi!

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I too am sailing on Allure for the 1st time at the end of September and am interested in how Mitch is. My last 3 cruises I have sailed with Abe Hughes and loved him so it will be interesting to see how Mitch compares.

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Welcome back Donna...glad to have you back at the helm. Unfortunately I too stopped reading the previous thread when it looked like posts were being deleted. But I am all caught up on the 5 pages that I missed.

Thank you!

I would like to keep this thread as positive as possible. No bashing. Feedback on a CD is fine, but extensive discussions or criticisms of a particular CD should have it's own thread so the maintenance of the list and sharing of information doesn't get too bogged down with clutter.

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Thank you!

I would like to keep this thread as positive as possible. No bashing. Feedback on a CD is fine, but extensive discussions or criticisms of a particular CD should have it's own thread so the maintenance of the list and sharing of information doesn't get too bogged down with clutter.

Welcome back and nice work Donna!

 

Agree - most folks come here to find out who they'll have as their CD or else anything unique about them. We're excited to hear that Joff E. will be ours later this year!

 

Rants help no one.

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ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until early September. (date? then who?)

ALLURE: Jimmy Rhodes March 11 until August 12, then Mitch Merucci August 12 for 2 months.

ANTHEM: Dennis Charles May 12 until September 6, then Chris Brown September 6 for 4 months.

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22

EMPRESS: Hugo Arenas (need dates)

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until early-September. (date? then who?)

EXPLORER: Topi Ylönen returns June 8 until July 27. (then, is Graham Seymour returning, or will it be someone else?)

FREEDOM: Drew Devine March 17 until July 28, then Topi Ylönen July 28 until September 29,followed by Drew Devine September 29 for 4 months.

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6. Bob Leininger returns December 1 for another 4 month contract. (Will Mitch Merucci or Mike Szwajkowski be doing the fill-in from Oct 6 until December 1?)

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until early-September (need handover date) then Abe Hughes early-September for 4 months.

INDEPENDENCE: Joff Eaton May 28 until September 22, then Tim Connor September 22 (for 2 months or 4 months?)

JEWEL: Simona Ferraiuolo June 16 until August 19, then Andrea Olivieri August 19 for 4 months

LIBERTY: Jeff Arpin May 27 until July 22, then Marc Walker July 22 for 4 months.

 

MARINER: Carlos Torres July 9 for 2 months, then Ricky Matthews early-September for 4 months (handover date?)

MAJESTY: Patricio Honores late-June until late-August (date? then who?)

NAVIGATOR: Rob McNally May 6 until late-August, then Cuddy Cudworth returns in late-August. (need handover date)

OASIS: Dan Whitney early May until early-September. (date? then who?)

OVATION: Mike Hunnerup March 23 (until late-July? then who?) Joff Eaton returns November 28 for the Australian season.

QUANTUM: Is Fang Lixin is the current CD? Paul Rutter returns in the Fall (Sept/Oct) for a few months.

RADIANCE: Cuddy Cudworth June 15 until mid-August, then John Blair mid-August until January. (need handover date)

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 for 2 months, then Elvis Pinto mid-August for 4 months. (need handover date)

SERENADE: Jamie Fentiman May 13 until mid-September. (date? then who?)

SYMPHONY: Michele Scarpato March 11 until late-July (need handover date) then Bobby Brown late-July through the TA November 9

VISION: Steve Davis April 6 until August 6, then Ken Jones August 6 for 2 months, then Steve Davis returns in early October for 4 months.

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May (for 4 months?)

CDs who are no longer active on RCI ships:

Jerome Sueur is reportedly joining Carnival and getting married soon.

Keith Williams is cleared to return from medical leave, but does not currently have a ship assignment.

Casey Pelter works shoreside for Celebrity as Manager of Entertainment.

Graham Seymour is semi-retired but fills-in from time to time as needed

Rich Edwards sadly passed away in June 2017. RIP Rich.

John Perry is Operations Manager at Hyatt Hotels (per LinkedIn)

Ken Rush works at corporate in Miami as RCI's Director of Entertainment, and occasionally fills-in as CD

Amy Fickert-Southgate works shoreside

Luke Arrowsmith Operations Manager Entertainment (Global) at P&O Cruises

Gordon Whatman is retired, but fills-in from time-to-time if needed.

Allan Brooks works for Celebrity in their corporate office.

Richard Spacey is a CD with Celebrity

Becky Thompson-Foley Associate Vice President of Entertainment at Celebrity Cruises

Dave Chapman is a CD with HAL

James Andrews is a real estate agent in Sydney

Leo Papa is a Product Manager at Tauck Corp in Connecticut

Anna Bass is a make-up artist

João Pereira is the Cruise Sales Manager on the Liberty of the Seas.

Kirk Detweiler is now CD with Silversea cruises.

Simeon Baker- is a sales exec at a Porsche dealer in Saskatchewan

Matt Baker - Sim's brother - is a radio presenter.

Kieron Buffrey - CD with Viking River Cruises

Tom Canosa - teaching 6th grade science in North Carolina

Peter Benfield and Johnny Osborne have emigrated to Thailand

Anthony Richards is working for Royal Media Partners as Manager PortRevenue Operations

Rico du Breil is a CD with SilverSeas out of Italy

Paul Lancaster is no longer with RCI, and resides in England

Abel Jeney is with The World - Luxury Residence at Sea

Parker Cristan is living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin -staging/choreographing for local theater

Ashley Kerr - married and living in Vancouver BC, working as a marketing rep for a PR firm

Karen Maybury - has a consultant/pr/entertainment agency

Jannie Cloete - leading expeditions on small ships

Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish) lives in Ontario, Canada. He has retired from ship-life but still works on the stage

Thomas DeCell is no longer with RCI

Leigh Xuereb and his AM Frankie Portera are CD's for Carnival

 

What happened to Paul Rutter who was CD on The Grandeur in 2015 ?

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What happened to Paul Rutter who was CD on The Grandeur in 2015 ?

 

As you can see from the post you quoted, he returns to the Quantum in the fall.

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Thanks so much for posting this list again, Donna!

While on The Independence this September we will experience BOTH Joff Eaton and Tim Connor! That will make it different and even more FUN! ;)

Joyfully, Chuck and I will be cruising from August 25th thru October 6th! We are soooo excited for this amazing adventure! :D

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Ricky just posted he be on Mariner on September 17
John Blair posted that he and Katrina join Radiance on August 10.

 

ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until early September. (date? then who?)

ALLURE: Jimmy Rhodes March 11 until August 12, then Mitch Merucci August 12 for 2 months.

ANTHEM: Dennis Charles May 12 until September 6, then Chris Brown September 6 for 4 months.

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22

 

EMPRESS: Hugo Arenas (need dates)

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until early-September. (date? then who?)

EXPLORER: Topi Ylönen returns June 8 until July 27. (then, is Graham Seymour returning, or will it be someone else?)

FREEDOM: Drew Devine March 17 until July 28, then Topi Ylönen July 28 until September 29,followed by Drew Devine September 29 for 4 months.

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6. Bob Leininger returns December 1 for another 4 month contract. (Will Mitch Merucci or Mike Szwajkowski be doing the fill-in from Oct 6 until December 1?)

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until early-September (need handover date) then Abe Hughes early-September for 4 months.

INDEPENDENCE: Joff Eaton May 28 until September 22, then Tim Connor September 22 (for 2 months or 4 months?)

JEWEL: Simona Ferraiuolo June 16 until August 19, then Andrea Olivieri August 19 for 4 months

LIBERTY: Jeff Arpin May 27 until July 22, then Marc Walker July 22 for 4 months.

 

MARINER: Carlos Torres July 9 until September 17, then Ricky Matthews September 17 for 4 months

MAJESTY: Patricio Honores late-June until late-August (date? then who?)

NAVIGATOR: Rob McNally May 6 until late-August, then Cuddy Cudworth returns in late-August. (need handover date)

OASIS: Dan Whitney early May until early-September. (date? then who?)

OVATION: Mike Hunnerup March 23 (until late-July? then who?) Joff Eaton returns November 28 for the Australian season.

QUANTUM: Is Fang Lixin is the current CD? Paul Rutter returns in the Fall (Sept/Oct) for a few months.

RADIANCE: Cuddy Cudworth June 15 until August 10, then John Blair August 10 until mid-January.

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 for 2 months, then Elvis Pinto mid-August for 4 months. (need handover date)

SERENADE: Jamie Fentiman May 13 until mid-September. (date? then who?)

SYMPHONY: Michele Scarpato March 11 until late-July (need handover date) then Bobby Brown late-July through the TA November 9

VISION: Steve Davis April 6 until August 6, then Ken Jones August 6 for 2 months, then Steve Davis returns in early October for 4 months.

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May (for 4 months?)

CDs who are no longer active on RCI ships:

Jerome Sueur is reportedly joining Carnival and getting married soon.

Keith Williams is cleared to return from medical leave, but does not currently have a ship assignment.

Casey Pelter works shoreside for Celebrity as Manager of Entertainment.

Graham Seymour is semi-retired but fills-in from time to time as needed

Rich Edwards sadly passed away in June 2017. RIP Rich.

John Perry is Operations Manager at Hyatt Hotels (per LinkedIn)

Ken Rush works at corporate in Miami as RCI's Director of Entertainment, and occasionally fills-in as CD

Amy Fickert-Southgate works shoreside

Luke Arrowsmith Operations Manager Entertainment (Global) at P&O Cruises

Gordon Whatman is retired, but fills-in from time-to-time if needed.

Allan Brooks works for Celebrity in their corporate office.

Richard Spacey is a CD with Celebrity

Becky Thompson-Foley Associate Vice President of Entertainment at Celebrity Cruises

Dave Chapman is a CD with HAL

James Andrews is a real estate agent in Sydney

Leo Papa is a Product Manager at Tauck Corp in Connecticut

Anna Bass is a make-up artist

João Pereira is the Cruise Sales Manager on the Liberty of the Seas.

Kirk Detweiler is now CD with Silversea cruises.

Simeon Baker- is a sales exec at a Porsche dealer in Saskatchewan

Matt Baker - Sim's brother - is a radio presenter.

Kieron Buffrey - CD with Viking River Cruises

Tom Canosa - teaching 6th grade science in North Carolina

Peter Benfield and Johnny Osborne have emigrated to Thailand

Anthony Richards is working for Royal Media Partners as Manager PortRevenue Operations

Rico du Breil is a CD with SilverSeas out of Italy

Paul Lancaster is no longer with RCI, and resides in England

Abel Jeney is with The World - Luxury Residence at Sea

Parker Cristan is living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin -staging/choreographing for local theater

Ashley Kerr - married and living in Vancouver BC, working as a marketing rep for a PR firm

Karen Maybury - has a consultant/pr/entertainment agency

Jannie Cloete - leading expeditions on small ships

Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish) lives in Ontario, Canada. He has retired from ship-life but still works on the stage

Thomas DeCell is no longer with RCI

Leigh Xuereb and his AM Frankie Portera are CD's for Carnival

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ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until early September. (date? then who?)

ALLURE: Jimmy Rhodes March 11 until August 12, then Mitch Merucci August 12 for 2 months.

ANTHEM: Dennis Charles May 12 until September 6, then Chris Brown September 6 for 4 months.

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22

 

EMPRESS: Hugo Arenas (need dates)

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until early-September. (date? then who?)

EXPLORER: Topi Ylönen returns June 8 until July 27. Will it be Graham Seymour taking over on July 27?

FREEDOM: Drew Devine March 17 until July 28, then Topi Ylönen July 28 until September 29,followed by Drew Devine September 29 for 4 months.

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6. Bob Leininger returns December 1 for another 4 month contract. (Will Mitch Merucci or Mike Szwajkowski be doing the fill-in from Oct 6 until December 1?)

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until early-September (need handover date) then Abe Hughes early-September for 4 months.

INDEPENDENCE: Joff Eaton May 28 until September 22, then Tim Connor September 22 (for 2 months or 4 months?)

JEWEL: Simona Ferraiuolo June 16 until August 19, then Andrea Olivieri August 19 for 4 months

LIBERTY: Marc Walker July 22 for 4 months.

 

MARINER: Carlos Torres July 9 until September 17, then Ricky Matthews September 17 for 4 months

MAJESTY: Patricio Honores late-June until late-August (date? then who?)

NAVIGATOR: Rob McNally May 6 until late-August, then Cuddy Cudworth returns in late-August. (need handover date)

OASIS: Dan Whitney early May until early-September. (date? then who?)

OVATION: Mike Hunnerup March 23 (until late-July? then who?)Joff Eaton returns November 28 for the Australian season.

QUANTUM: Is Fang Lixin is the current CD? Paul Rutter returns in the Fall (Sept/Oct) for a few months.

RADIANCE: Cuddy Cudworth June 15 until August 10, then John Blair August 10 until mid-January.

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 for 2 months, then Elvis Pinto mid-August for 4 months. (need handover date)

SERENADE: Jamie Fentiman May 13 until mid-September. (date? then who?)

SYMPHONY: Michele Scarpato March 11 until late-July (need handover date) then Bobby Brown late-July through the TA November 9

VISION: Steve Davis April 6 until August 6, then Ken Jones August 6 for 2 months, then Steve Davis returns in early October for 4 months.

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May until late-September

CDs who are no longer active on RCI ships:

Jerome Sueur is reportedly joining Carnival and getting married soon.

Keith Williams is cleared to return from medical leave, but does not currently have a ship assignment.

Casey Pelter works shoreside for Celebrity as Manager of Entertainment.

Graham Seymour is semi-retired but fills-in from time to time as needed

Rich Edwards sadly passed away in June 2017. RIP Rich.

John Perry is Operations Manager at Hyatt Hotels (per LinkedIn)

Ken Rush works at corporate in Miami as RCI's Director of Entertainment, and occasionally fills-in as CD

Amy Fickert-Southgate works shoreside

Luke Arrowsmith Operations Manager Entertainment (Global) at P&O Cruises

Gordon Whatman is retired, but fills-in from time-to-time if needed.

Allan Brooks works for Celebrity in their corporate office.

Richard Spacey is a CD with Celebrity

Becky Thompson-Foley Associate Vice President of Entertainment at Celebrity Cruises

Dave Chapman is a CD with HAL

James Andrews is a real estate agent in Sydney

Leo Papa is a Product Manager at Tauck Corp in Connecticut

Anna Bass is a make-up artist

João Pereira is the Cruise Sales Manager on the Liberty of the Seas.

Kirk Detweiler is now CD with Silversea cruises.

Simeon Baker- is a sales exec at a Porsche dealer in Saskatchewan

Matt Baker - Sim's brother - is a radio presenter.

Kieron Buffrey - CD with Viking River Cruises

Tom Canosa - teaching 6th grade science in North Carolina

Peter Benfield and Johnny Osborne have emigrated to Thailand

Anthony Richards is working for Royal Media Partners as Manager PortRevenue Operations

Rico du Breil is a CD with SilverSeas out of Italy

Paul Lancaster is no longer with RCI, and resides in England

Abel Jeney is with The World - Luxury Residence at Sea

Parker Cristan is living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin -staging/choreographing for local theater

Ashley Kerr - married and living in Vancouver BC, working as a marketing rep for a PR firm

Karen Maybury - has a consultant/pr/entertainment agency

Jannie Cloete - leading expeditions on small ships

Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish) lives in Ontario, Canada. He has retired from ship-life but still works on the stage

Thomas DeCell is no longer with RCI

Leigh Xuereb and his AM Frankie Portera are CD's for Carnival

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Anyone have current info for Explorer, Ovation and Symphony? Handovers are expected "late July".

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Anyone have current info for Explorer, Ovation and Symphony? Handovers are expected "late July".

 

My boss got on Symphony today. I will ask him who is the cruise director when I speak to him tomorrow.

 

Corinna

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