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Anyone any information on Paul Lancaster ie what he is like etc.

 

Is he going to Brilliance?

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In October, we did a Med cruise on Mariner of the Seas. I do not know who the cruise director was, but he kept us entertained with his singing and full-out enthusiasm. The shows were the best we have ever seen on a cruise ship, including a production show that was amazing (sadly I have forgotten the name...if anyone out there knows please remind me ?? picture gallery...??) (Kieron...)

His entusiasm was contagious and all of the staff were wonderful. For the New Year, we booked the Navigator for a group of 21...While the same category of ship, the entertainment could not compare with that of Mariner.

I know realize the importance of the CD onboard the ship even thou I had never really paid much attention.

If anyone knows of the name of the CD onboard the Mariner for the October 3rd 2011 sailing, I would love to commend him. As for the CD on Navigator for Dec 30-January 8th 2012....

Thank you

 

It was Kieron Buffery. He is the best in my opinion.

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Adventure OTS - Abel Jeney

 

Allure OTS - Ken Rush

 

Brilliance OTS - Anna Bass *leaving sometime in March* Paul Lancaster is thought to be the next CD

 

Enchantment OTS - John Blair *due to take a break sometime in May - Carly Boileau May and June

 

Explorer OTS - Richard Spacey *started March 9 - (Jimmy Rhodes is said to be coming back in May according to RCI email)

 

Freedom OTS - Graham Seymour

 

Grandeur OTS - Rico Du-Breil

 

Independence OTS - Joff Eaton

 

Jewel OTS - Dennis Sciortino (aka Dennis Charles) (Clo O'Connor for the westbound TA, then Carly Boileau back in Boston on Sept 16 after TransAtlantic.)

 

Legend OTS -

 

Liberty OTS - James Andrews

 

Majesty OTS - Dave Chapman *his break begins on April 6

 

Mariner OTS - Mitch Merucci

 

Monarch OTS - Drew Devine (Marc Walker will be going to Monarch at the end of his paternity leave)

 

Navigator OTS - Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish)

 

Oasis OTS - Amy Fickert *taking her break very soon Ricky Mathews is though to be the next CD

 

Radiance OTS - Bobby and Becky Brown **Paul Rutter is thought to be joining Radiance as the CD for the first northbound Alaska cruise

 

Rhapsody OTS - Casey Pelter

 

Serenade OTS -

 

Splendour OTS - João Pereira

 

Vision OTS - Claudia Periou

 

Voyager OTS - Keith Williams (gets off before TransAtlantic on April 14) A recent passenger was told onboard that Jimmy Rhodes would be coming over to Voyager after his break (in mid to late May)

 

 

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Not scheduled at the moment:

 

Allan Brooks

Dan Whitney

Mike Hunnerup

Keiron Buffery

Clo O'Conner

Simeon Baker

Leo Pappa

Leigh Xuereb

Bill Brunkhurst

 

 

Future assignments are listed for:

Jimmy Rhodes (double booked: he is said to be going back to Explorer, and also said to be going to Voyager, when his break ends in May)

Gordon Whatman

Luke Aeorsmith

Carly Boileau

Marc Walker

Paul Rutter

Paul Lancaster

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Is he going to Brilliance?

 

 

Never read anything about him what is he like?

Edited by TOM CRUIZES

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Never read anything about him what is he like?

 

LOL - I never heard of him. I maintain this list based on hearsay. I picked his name off the old CD thread, but there wasn't any review or comments about him.

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Royal emailed that Ricky will be the CD for my April 14 Oasis so Amy is on vacation VERY soon

 

 

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We will be sailing on Allure April 15-22nd :) and wondered if Ken Rush will still be CD for that sailing or will Allan Brooks be back?

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I think it will be Allan :D

 

We will be sailing on Allure April 15-22nd :) and wondered if Ken Rush will still be CD for that sailing or will Allan Brooks be back?

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Royal emailed that Ricky will be the CD for my April 14 Oasis so Amy is on vacation VERY soon

 

 

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Yes....Amy will be leaving either today or after today's sailing....Ricky will be the CD until late June when Amy will again return to Oasis.

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Richard Spacey leaves EX on June 7th, any idea who his replacement will be?

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Richard Spacey leaves EX on June 7th, any idea who his replacement will be?

 

Where did you hear this info from? (I would be infinitely pleased!)

 

Someone on our EX roll call for May 24th emailed RCI and they replied that Jimmy Rhodes will be our CD. Then, someone returning from Voyager was told onboard that Jimmy Rhodes will be going there after his break. So, it's hard to determine the correct info! That's why I have Jimmy double booked on the chart.

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Yes....Amy will be leaving either today or after today's sailing....Ricky will be the CD until late June when Amy will again return to Oasis.

 

Do you have the Amy returning to Oasis on good authority? I'm rather surprised by that!

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Do you have the Amy returning to Oasis on good authority? I'm rather surprised by that!

 

Right out of her mouth....we talked for a bit last week.

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Where did you hear this info from? (I would be infinitely pleased!)

 

Someone on our EX roll call for May 24th emailed RCI and they replied that Jimmy Rhodes will be our CD. Then, someone returning from Voyager was told onboard that Jimmy Rhodes will be going there after his break. So, it's hard to determine the correct info! That's why I have Jimmy double booked on the chart.

 

I asked Richard on FB, we are on July 5th and were hoping he would still be on

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Adventure OTS - Abel Jeney

 

Allure OTS - Ken Rush

 

Brilliance OTS - Anna Bass *leaving sometime in March* Paul Lancaster is thought to be the next CD

 

Enchantment OTS - John Blair *due to take a break sometime in May - Carly Boileau May and June

 

Explorer OTS - Richard Spacey *started March 9. Richard stated on his FB page that he is leaving EX on June 7th. (RCI email has Jimmy Rhodes returning to EX after his break)

 

Freedom OTS - Graham Seymour

 

Grandeur OTS - Rico Du-Breil

 

Independence OTS - Joff Eaton

 

Jewel OTS - Dennis Sciortino (aka Dennis Charles) (Clo O'Connor for the westbound TA, then Carly Boileau back in Boston on Sept 16 after TransAtlantic.)

 

Legend OTS -

 

Liberty OTS - James Andrews

 

Majesty OTS - Dave Chapman *his break begins on April 6

 

Mariner OTS - Mitch Merucci

 

Monarch OTS - Drew Devine (Marc Walker will be going to Monarch at the end of his paternity leave)

 

Navigator OTS - Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish)

 

Oasis OTS - Amy Fickert *taking her break very soon Ricky Mathews is though to be the next CD. *Amy has stated that she will be returning to Oasis in late June

 

Radiance OTS - Bobby and Becky Brown **Paul Rutter is thought to be joining Radiance as the CD for the first northbound Alaska cruise

 

Rhapsody OTS - Casey Pelter

 

Serenade OTS -

 

Splendour OTS - João Pereira

 

Vision OTS - Claudia Periou

 

Voyager OTS - Keith Williams (gets off before TransAtlantic on April 14) A recent passenger was told onboard that Jimmy Rhodes would be coming over to Voyager after his break (in mid to late May)

 

 

********************************************

Not scheduled at the moment:

 

Allan Brooks

Dan Whitney

Mike Hunnerup

Keiron Buffery

Clo O'Conner

Simeon Baker

Leo Pappa

Leigh Xuereb

Bill Brunkhurst

 

 

Future assignments are listed for:

Jimmy Rhodes (double booked: he is said to be going back to Explorer, and also said to be going to Voyager, when his break ends in May)

Gordon Whatman

Luke Aeorsmith

Carly Boileau

Marc Walker

Paul Rutter

Paul Lancaster

Edited by DonnaK

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Right out of her mouth....we talked for a bit last week.

 

Wow! Thanks for sharing.

 

I wonder if her reviews have improved of late... interesting decision to return her to Oasis.

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Just off Oasis today and not too impressed with Amy...anyone know her credentials with RCCL? The bio we got onboard said how she traveled with cheerleaders (can see that) and she worked in Alaska (can see that if she loved the outdoors) but that she took a RCCL cruise and was hooked...but unlike the other bios on the sheet that listed the other RCCL ships, she doesn't have any other ships listed...just wondering how she got the CD position on Oasis....her Activites Director Zach seemed like a good candicate for CD!! Don't get me wrong - she was ok and for us, the CD doesn't really matter, but we did notice a difference from our past Allure and Oasis CD's...one was Ken Rush and actually don't remember the other one (see what I mean??!! LOL) However, we don know when they're good or just so-so which Amy was just so-so in our opinion. Would it make us not book - NO! But just sayin.......:rolleyes:

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Just off Oasis today and not too impressed with Amy...anyone know her credentials with RCCL? The bio we got onboard said how she traveled with cheerleaders (can see that) and she worked in Alaska (can see that if she loved the outdoors) but that she took a RCCL cruise and was hooked...but unlike the other bios on the sheet that listed the other RCCL ships, she doesn't have any other ships listed...just wondering how she got the CD position on Oasis....her Activites Director Zach seemed like a good candicate for CD!! Don't get me wrong - she was ok and for us, the CD doesn't really matter, but we did notice a difference from our past Allure and Oasis CD's...one was Ken Rush and actually don't remember the other one (see what I mean??!! LOL) However, we don know when they're good or just so-so which Amy was just so-so in our opinion. Would it make us not book - NO! But just sayin.......:rolleyes:

 

Oasis was her first ship as a cruise director, and this is the end of her first full contract as cruise director (she did fill in a few times while she was on the entertainment staff).

 

I wish her nothing but the best (I could see her developing into a very talented CD!) but I don't think she should have been started as the CD on the Oasis. I don't think its fair to her nor to the guests.

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Wow! Thanks for sharing.

 

I wonder if her reviews have improved of late... interesting decision to return her to Oasis.

 

She is growing on me a bit.....I do see her improving.

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I can't recall his last name but his first name is Leigh. He's an Aussie.

 

 

Adventure OTS - Abel Jeney

 

Allure OTS - Ken Rush

 

Brilliance OTS - Anna Bass *leaving sometime in March* Paul Lancaster is thought to be the next CD

 

Enchantment OTS - John Blair *due to take a break sometime in May - Carly Boileau May and June

 

Explorer OTS - Richard Spacey *started March 9. Richard stated on his FB page that he is leaving EX on June 7th. (RCI email has Jimmy Rhodes returning to EX after his break)

 

Freedom OTS - Graham Seymour

 

Grandeur OTS - Rico Du-Breil

 

Independence OTS - Joff Eaton

 

Jewel OTS - Dennis Sciortino (aka Dennis Charles) (Clo O'Connor for the westbound TA, then Carly Boileau back in Boston on Sept 16 after TransAtlantic.)

 

Legend OTS -

 

Liberty OTS - James Andrews

 

Majesty OTS - Dave Chapman *his break begins on April 6

 

Mariner OTS - Mitch Merucci

 

Monarch OTS - Drew Devine (Marc Walker will be going to Monarch at the end of his paternity leave)

 

Navigator OTS - Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish)

 

Oasis OTS - Amy Fickert *taking her break very soon Ricky Mathews is though to be the next CD. *Amy has stated that she will be returning to Oasis in late June

 

Radiance OTS - Bobby and Becky Brown **Paul Rutter is thought to be joining Radiance as the CD for the first northbound Alaska cruise

 

Rhapsody OTS - Casey Pelter

 

Serenade OTS - Leigh Xuereb

 

Splendour OTS - João Pereira

 

Vision OTS - Claudia Periou

 

Voyager OTS - Keith Williams (gets off before TransAtlantic on April 14) A recent passenger was told onboard that Jimmy Rhodes would be coming over to Voyager after his break (in mid to late May)

 

 

********************************************

Not scheduled at the moment:

 

Allan Brooks

Dan Whitney

Mike Hunnerup

Keiron Buffery

Clo O'Conner

Simeon Baker

Leo Pappa

Bill Brunkhurst

 

 

Future assignments are listed for:

Jimmy Rhodes (double booked: he is said to be going back to Explorer, and also said to be going to Voyager, when his break ends in May)

Gordon Whatman

Luke Aeorsmith

Carly Boileau

Marc Walker

Paul Rutter

Paul Lancaster

Edited by DonnaK

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Jimmy Rhodes is the CD on Voyager now, per my folks who boarded VOS yesterday.

 

 

Adventure OTS - Abel Jeney

 

Allure OTS - Ken Rush

 

Brilliance OTS - Anna Bass *leaving sometime in March* Paul Lancaster is thought to be the next CD

 

Enchantment OTS - John Blair *due to take a break sometime in May - Carly Boileau May and June

 

Explorer OTS - Richard Spacey *started March 9. Richard stated on his FB page that he is leaving EX on June 7th.

 

Freedom OTS - Graham Seymour

 

Grandeur OTS - Rico Du-Breil

 

Independence OTS - Joff Eaton

 

Jewel OTS - Dennis Sciortino (aka Dennis Charles) (Clo O'Connor for the westbound TA, then Carly Boileau back in Boston on Sept 16 after TransAtlantic.)

 

Legend OTS -

 

Liberty OTS - James Andrews

 

Majesty OTS - Dave Chapman *his break begins on April 6

 

Mariner OTS - Mitch Merucci

 

Monarch OTS - Drew Devine (Marc Walker will be going to Monarch at the end of his paternity leave)

 

Navigator OTS - Warren Allen (aka Warren Melhuish)

 

Oasis OTS - Amy Fickert *taking her break very soon Ricky Mathews is though to be the next CD. *Amy has stated that she will be returning to Oasis in late June

 

Radiance OTS - Bobby and Becky Brown **Paul Rutter is thought to be joining Radiance as the CD for the first northbound Alaska cruise

 

Rhapsody OTS - Casey Pelter

 

Serenade OTS - Leigh Xuereb *started 3/17

 

Splendour OTS - João Pereira

 

Vision OTS - Claudia Periou

 

Voyager OTS - Jimmy Rhodes *started 3/24

 

 

********************************************

Not scheduled at the moment:

 

Allan Brooks

Dan Whitney

Mike Hunnerup

Keiron Buffery

Clo O'Conner

Simeon Baker

Leo Pappa

Bill Brunkhurst

Keith Williams

 

Future assignments are listed for:

Gordon Whatman

Luke Aeorsmith

Carly Boileau

Marc Walker

Paul Rutter

Paul Lancaster

Edited by DonnaK

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