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I just saw Michele on the Symphony, he leaves on the 9th September and will get on the Harmony from November to February.

 

 

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I just saw Michele on the Symphony, he leaves on the 9th September and will get on the Harmony from November to February.

 

ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until late-August (need handover date) then Bill Bronkhorst

ALLURE: Mitch Merucci August 12 to November 4.

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

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22, then who?

 

EMPRESS: WHO IS THE CD?

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until September 6, then Patricio Honores September 6 for 2 months

EXPLORER: Graham Seymour July 27 for 4 months

 

FREEDOM: Topi Ylonen July 28 until September 29, followed by Drew Devine September 29 for 4 months.

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6, then Mike Szwajkowski Oct 6 until December 1, then Bob Leininger December 1 for 4 months.

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until August 25, then Abe Hughes August 25 until November 3, then Michele Scarpato November 3 until sometime in February.

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 until mid-November, then who?

MARINER: Hugo Arenas 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 August 26, then Cuddy Cudworth August 26 until late-November.

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

OVATION: WHO IS THE CD? 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: John Blair August 10 until mid-January.

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 until mid-August, 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 September 9, then Bobby Brown September 9 through the TA on November 9, then Abe Hughes will be taking over the ship when it arrives in Miami on November 9

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

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May until late-September, then who?

 

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Any feedback on Dan Whitney? I guess from my perspective for relevance more like Abe Hughes or other end like ken Rush?

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Jimmy will be back on Allure on 4 November

 

 

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Jimmy will be back on Allure on 4 November

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ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until late-August (need handover date) then Bill Bronkhorst

ALLURE: Mitch Merucci August 12 to November 4, then Jimmy Rhodes

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

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22, then who?

 

EMPRESS: WHO IS THE CD?

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until September 6, then Patricio Honores September 6 for 2 months

EXPLORER: Graham Seymour July 27 for 4 months

 

FREEDOM: Topi Ylonen July 28 until September 29, followed by Drew Devine September 29 for 4 months.

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6, then Mike Szwajkowski Oct 6 until December 1, then Bob Leininger December 1 for 4 months.

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until August 25, then Abe Hughes August 25 until November 3, then Michele Scarpato November 3 until sometime in February.

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 until mid-November, then who?

MARINER: Hugo Arenas 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 August 26, then Cuddy Cudworth August 26 until late-November.

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

OVATION: WHO IS THE CD? 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: John Blair August 10 until mid-January.

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 until mid-August, 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 September 9, then Bobby Brown September 9 through the TA on November 9, then Abe Hughes will be taking over the ship when it arrives in Miami on November 9

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

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May until late-September, then who?

 

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

 

Per Ricky Matthews FB Page he boards Mariner on September 17, 2018

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Donna, I'm b2b Aug 19 and 26. Where do you want to meet when you board? Suite Lounge? When?
I just saw this. We are not staying in a Suite, so we don't have access to the suite lounge. Is there another place you can think of? Probably 2pm would be good because we're not sure how early we'll be onboard.

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ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until late-August (need handover date) then Bill Bronkhorst

ALLURE: Mitch Merucci August 12 to November 4, then Jimmy Rhodes

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

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22, then who?

 

EMPRESS: WHO IS THE CD?

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until September 6, then Patricio Honores September 6 for 2 months

EXPLORER: Graham Seymour July 27 until late November

 

FREEDOM: Topi Ylonen July 28 until September 29, followed by Drew Devine September 29 until late January

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6, then Mike Szwajkowski Oct 6 until December 1, then Bob Leininger December 1 for 4 months.

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until August 25, then Abe Hughes August 25 until November 3, then Michele Scarpato November 3 until sometime in February.

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 until mid-November, then who?

MARINER: Hugo Arenas 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 August 26, then Cuddy Cudworth August 26 until late-November.

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

OVATION: WHO IS THE CD? 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: John Blair August 10 until mid-January.

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 until mid-August, 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 September 9, then Bobby Brown September 9 through the TA on November 9, then Abe Hughes will be taking over the ship when it arrives in Miami on November 9

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

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May until late-September, then who?

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Can anyone find out:

 

Adventure (date of handover)

 

Brilliance (who is following Mike on Sept 22)

 

Empress (who is the current CD)

 

Majesty (who is following Patricio, and date of the handover in late-August)

 

Ovation (who is the current CD)

 

Quantum (is Fang Lixin the CD? What date does Paul return?)

 

Rhapsody (when is the handover date in mid-August)

 

Serenade (who is following Jamie, and date of the handover in mid-September)

 

Voyager (who is following Michelle, and date of the handover in late-September)

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I just saw this. We are not staying in a Suite, so we don't have access to the suite lounge. Is there another place you can think of? Probably 2pm would be good because we're not sure how early we'll be onboard.

 

Donna,

Why don't you come up to the Suite Lounge when you're ready to meet and we'll figure out what to do from there.

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Adventure (date of handover)

 

Handover on 31 August. Possible that Mercedes Lafuente will be Bill's replacement around the end of October.

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Hi Donna

 

A few of us here in Australia are thinking about starting a list like this on other social media, as many people using other types of social media these days (where there are closed groups) are always asking about the current CD list. We are also starting a group for the CL/SL and DL concierges.

 

We just wanted to check with you that you would be OK with this and any updates or changes that we get from the group we will post back on here to share with this community. Please let me know your thoughts. Cheers

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Hi Donna

 

A few of us here in Australia are thinking about starting a list like this on other social media, as many people using other types of social media these days (where there are closed groups) are always asking about the current CD list. We are also starting a group for the CL/SL and DL concierges.

 

We just wanted to check with you that you would be OK with this and any updates or changes that we get from the group we will post back on here to share with this community. Please let me know your thoughts. Cheers

 

Yes, that sounds good.

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ADVENTURE: Clo O'Connor July 6 until August 31, then Bill Bronkhorst August 31 until the end of October, then Mercedes Lafuente

ALLURE: Mitch Merucci August 12 to November 4, then Jimmy Rhodes

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

BRILLANCE: Mike Szwajkowski July 3 until September 22, then who?

 

EMPRESS: WHO IS THE CD?

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until September 6, then Patricio Honores September 6 for 2 months

EXPLORER: Graham Seymour July 27 until late November

 

FREEDOM: Topi Ylonen July 28 until September 29, followed by Drew Devine September 29 until late January

GRANDEUR: Bob Leininger June 2 until October 6, then Mike Szwajkowski Oct 6 until December 1, then Bob Leininger December 1 for 4 months.

HARMONY: Dru Pavlov April 21 until August 25, then Abe Hughes August 25 until November 3, then Michele Scarpato November 3 until sometime in February.

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

JEWEL: Andrea Olivieri August 19 for 4 months

LIBERTY: Marc Walker July 22 until mid-November, then who?

MARINER: Hugo Arenas 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 August 26, then Cuddy Cudworth August 26 until late-November.

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

OVATION: Gordon Whatman until late-September, then who is covering late September until 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: John Blair August 10 until mid-January.

RHAPSODY: Tim Connor June 23 until mid-August, 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 September 9, then Bobby Brown September 9 through the TA on November 9, then Abe Hughes will be taking over the ship when it arrives in Miami on November 9

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

VOYAGER: Michelle Oliveira began late-May until late-September, then who?

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Updates needed:

 

Brilliance (who is following Mike on Sept 22)

 

Empress (who is the current CD)

 

Majesty (who is following Patricio, and date of the handover in late-August)

 

Quantum (is Fang Lixin the CD? What date does Paul return?)

 

Rhapsody (when is the handover date in mid-August)

 

Serenade (who is following Jamie, and date of the handover in mid-September)

 

Voyager (who is following Michelle, and date of the handover in late-September)

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I may be missing something, but any idea who is on the Allure beginning mid Oct? I hope Rhodes since we have never run across one from our general area of the world and it would be a blast, but the list re: Allure seems to deadend mid Oct?

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Anybody know how Chris Brown is as Cruise Director? We are on the Dec. 10th Anthem Cruise. Thanks

 

 

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I may be missing something, but any idea who is on the Allure beginning mid Oct? I hope Rhodes since we have never run across one from our general area of the world and it would be a blast, but the list re: Allure seems to deadend mid Oct?

 

ALLURE: Mitch Merucci August 12 to November 4, then Jimmy Rhodes

 

 

From the current list, Mitch Merucci is the current CD and will be there until November 4, then Jimmy Rhodes returns on November 4 but no info is available yet on the length of that contract

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From the current list, Mitch Merucci is the current CD and will be there until November 4, then Jimmy Rhodes returns on November 4 but no info is available yet on the length of that contract

 

Thanks! Either I hallucinated different info or it changed?! Thanks for the info!

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Anybody know how Chris Brown is as Cruise Director? We are on the Dec. 10th Anthem Cruise. Thanks

 

 

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I'm curious about Chris Brown as well. We will be sailing on the Anthem to Bermuda in October. (I'm glad Dennis won't be the CD any longer. He was on last December and I was actually kind of creeped out by him.)

 

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EMPRESS: WHO IS THE CD?

ENCHANTMENT: Bobby Broughton April 6 until September 6, then Patricio Honores September 6 for 2 months

Bobby advised he is heading to Empress 11/11. He also just said Susan Adams is taking his place on Enchantment, not Patricio.

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