Posted November 30th, 2008, 08:36 PM
I am sorry to interject, but I think it is confusing if you discuss the butler on NCL and Celebrity on the same thread. Their duties might be completely different.
I kind of agree with you... but.. I have no problem answering the question but only as it relates to NCL. As Got2 mentioned, may be completely different on X.
The best way to think of it is the butler takes care of any and all things you need or desire inside your stateroom, and the concierge takes care of anything outside your stateroom.
For instance, the butler will even unpack and put away your clothes for you. I would never want that done for me, but they will do that. They will arrange special cocktail parties or bring you meals from specialty restaurants if you so choose. They aren't able to do that with Teppanyaki, but I do think they can from all the others.
The concierge can help you get your priority tender tickets, or arrange a tour for you if you want one onboard the ship, make all of your reservations for you for the specialty restaurants, etc.
Again, it might be different on X, but that is a simple version of how it works on NCL. I hope you have a blast on your cruise. Some day we hope to give X a try.
Terry and Doug
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