Why does a dance host on a cruise ship have to sign a waiver releasing the agent and cruise company from liability and does his travel insurance cover him and what happens if the ship sinks?

Answer The waiver pertains to liability of injury while dancing. Dancing on a stage is dangerous because of lighting conditions, and cruise ship stages are especially dangerous because of the added motion... Read More »

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How much does gas cost for a cruise ship?

Most cruise ships use a marine oil known as bunker fuel, and the price of this propellant fluctuates every day on the open market. In 2007, bunker fuel cost $300 per ton, and in 2008 it briefly cli... Read More »

How Much Does a Cruise Ship Cost to Build?

The NCL Epic and the Carnival Oasis cost $1.2 billion dollars to build. Cruise lines have ships built overseas; the price fluctuates due to currency conversions, inflation, size ordered and the ame... Read More »

How much does a massage therapist make on a cruise ship?

A massage therapist on a cruise ship can expect to make from $200 to $800 per week, according to an article on (published originally in Massage and Bodywork magazine). The incom... Read More »

How much money does a cruise ship captain make?

According to April 2010 figures obtained from, cruise ship captains earn an average monthly salary of between $6,000 and $10,000. A staff captain, the second link in the chain of... Read More »