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Hi Donna Rich Edward is home waiting to get assigned to a ship doesn't know which one yet.

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Marc Walker posted on FB that he injured himself juggling during the Farewell Show last week. He is currently still on board Enchantment working with a sling and in pain. On Monday, he has some appointments regarding future treatment. He did mention that they have a replacement ready, if need be.

 

When he posts more, we will know more.

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Marc Walker put up on FB: "Physio coming on board Monday , then off to orthopedic surgeon Friday.ill be honest, haven't slept in 5 days ,and although there is no surgery needed, the pain is excruciating."

 

Moe and the staff are probably doing all they can to make it easier for him!

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What I have heard now is that Jeff Arpin is taking over for Mitch Merucci.

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What I have heard now is that Jeff Arpin is taking over for Mitch Merucci.
Yes, we have that info already on the list!

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Still no word on Anthem's CD once it reaches NJ? would love to see Luke Aerowsmith take it over he was fantastic on LOS.

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Rich Edward is going on the vision of the seas just waiting for the date I'll be back with date

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Hi everyone, is there any word on who will be CD on Legend OTS after this month? We are going on her in November and I would be keen to find out who our CD will be! Thank you.:)

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Still no word on Anthem's CD once it reaches NJ? would love to see Luke Aerowsmith take it over he was fantastic on LOS.

 

Most likely.

He is on a 3.5 month break by the look of it and as Joff is going back to Indy I would imagine Luke could take over on Anthem.

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Rich Edward will start on September 13 on the vision full contract he is happy going back to work

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Rich Edward will start on September 13 on the vision full contract he is happy going back to work

 

Great to hear that.

Where is Steve Davis going?- He was supposed to be on Vision Sep 13- Jan 21 which is when Rich will now be on.

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Don't know if somebody could ask Steve Davis on Facebook where he going,But Rich will be on he happy about it

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Adventure OTS - Dan Whitney started June 27 until Nov 7 (then who?)

 

Allure OTS - Jerome Sueur May 19 for all of the European cruises thru Oct 25 then who?

 

Anthem OTS - Joff Eaton March 18 until September 15 Graham Seymour joins the ship on September 1 and will take over CD duties on September 15 until November 4, (then does Joff return, or will it be Luke Aerowsmith?)

 

Brilliance OTS - Steve Davis July 29 through September 3, then Clo O'Connor returns September 3

 

Enchantment OTS - Marc Walker July 20 through November 20. Marc will return from his break on Jan 18 until May 3 (when the ship moves to Miami) (who is covering Marc's break Nov 20-Jan 18?)

 

Explorer OTS - Tim Connor July 29 until sometime in November. Graham Seymour joins the ship sometime in November as its new permanent CD. need handover date

 

Freedom OTS - Casey Peltier Aug 16 for 4 months

 

Grandeur OTS - Jeff Arpin Aug 23 until late-October (then who? Mitch will not be returning to GR after his break)

 

Independence OTS - Leigh Xuereb May 17 through September 6, then Ricky Matthews from Sept 6 for 2 months to cover Leigh's break. Leigh is expected to return at the beginning of November.

 

Jewel OTS - Dennis Charles July 17 for 3 months. John Blair expects to return from his break in mid-October.

 

Legend OTS - Chris Brown from the end of June until late August then who?

 

Liberty OTS Dru Pavlov July 16 until November 1. (then who? Will Luke Aerowsmith be returning, or has he been reassigned to Anthem?)

 

Majesty OTS - Michelle Pimentinha Oliveira August 3 for 2 months then Carlos Torres returns from his vacation at the beginning of October. (Marc Walker will be bringing the ship to Port Canaveral in May 2016 Marc will be celebrating his 20th anniversary with RCI during that contract and plans to retire shortly thereafter to spend more time with his family)

 

Mariner OTS - Jamie Fentiman August 19 until sometime in November

 

Navigator OTS - John Perry July 5 for 4 months, then Jeff Arpin will cover in early-November for 2 months until John returns from his break in early-January

 

Oasis OTS - Drew Devine July 25 for 4 months

 

Quantum OTS - Jimmy Rhodes July 20 for 4 months

 

Radiance OTS - Amy Fickert-Southgate May 15 for 4 months then who?

 

Rhapsody OTS - Mike Hunnerup July 19 until Nov 19 (transatlantic) then Michelle Pimentinha Oliveira for the Brazilian season. (Graham has been reassigned to Explorer and will not be returning to Rhapsody)

 

Serenade OTS - Topi Ylonen May 9 until Aug 30, then Carly Boileau Aug 30 (through November 13?)

 

Splendour OTS - Simona Ferraioulo July 11 for the rest of the European Season (Nov 28?)

 

Vision OTS - Mercedes LaFuente started April 26 until September 13 then Rich Edwards September 13 until January 21

 

Voyager OTS - Fang Lixin for the Asian season; then Mitch Merucci beginning October 22 for the Australian Season

 

 

Allan Brooks works for Celebrity in their corporate office.

Richard Spacey is a CD with Celebrity

Becky Thompson works for Celebrity Cruises in their corporate offices in Miami.

Dave Chapman is a CD with HAL

James Andrews is a real estate agent in Sydney

Mike Szwajkowski is a Canadian Mountie

Leo Papa at Cornell University working on a Master's degree in Hospitality Administration/Management

Anna Bass is now Client Services Manager at ISS London

Abe Hughes is Director of Port Revenue Operations at Royal Media Partners and sometimes works onboard as the port and shopping guide

João Pereira is studying Portuguese/English education and translation at Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas in Brazil

Kirk Detweiler is now CD with Silversea cruises.

Simeon Baker - married a dancer, had a baby girl and is a sales exec at a Porsche dealer in Saskatchewan

Matt Baker - Sim's brother - recently married and living in Wales. They bought a pub called the Tiddley

Kieron Buffrey - CD with Holland America

Tom Canosa - teaching 6th grade science in North Carolina

Peter Benfield and Johnny Osborne have emigrated to Thailand

Anthony Richards is living in Miami with his wife, and is working for Royal Media Partners as Manager Port Revenue Operations

Rico du Breil is now a CD with NCL

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

Abel Jeney is Customer Service & People Manager at Momentum Services Ltd

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

Where is Warren Allen? (aka Warren Melhuish)

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I got an email from Topi (see below) and he will do the transatlantic before he hand over to someone else.

 

The e-mail from Topi:

Thanks for reaching out

 

I will be doing the transatlantic cruise starting 08/30 as my last cruise for the "Baltic season" bringing the ship to US (unless something changes)

Unfortunately I don't have any official/public confirmation of the CD who will be replacing me here.

 

Topi Ylönen

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Casey Peltier started on Freedom today. Jamie Fentiman confirmed this onboard Saturday night.

Edited by HesterMofet

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I just heard from Gordon Whatman. He is enjoying "semi retirement" filling in when needed. He doesn't really expect to be back on a ship until perhaps March 2016.

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Adventure OTS - Dan Whitney started June 27 until Nov 7 (then who?)

 

Allure OTS - Jerome Sueur May 19 for all of the European cruises thru Oct 25 then who?

 

Anthem OTS - Joff Eaton March 18 until September 15 Graham Seymour joins the ship on September 1 and will take over CD duties on September 15 until November 4, (then does Joff return, or will it be Luke Aerowsmith?)

 

Brilliance OTS - Steve Davis July 29 through September 3, then Clo O'Connor returns September 3

 

Enchantment OTS - Marc Walker July 20 through November 20. Marc will return from his break on Jan 18 until May 3 (when the ship moves to Miami) (who is covering Marc's break Nov 20-Jan 18?)

 

Explorer OTS - Tim Connor July 29 until sometime in November. Graham Seymour joins the ship sometime in November as its new permanent CD. need handover date

 

Freedom OTS - Casey Peltier Aug 23 for 4 months

 

Grandeur OTS - Jeff Arpin Aug 23 until late-October (then who? Mitch will not be returning to GR after his break)

 

Independence OTS - Leigh Xuereb May 17 through September 6, then Ricky Matthews from Sept 6 for 2 months to cover Leigh's break. Leigh is expected to return at the beginning of November.

 

Jewel OTS - Dennis Charles July 17 for 3 months. John Blair expects to return from his break in mid-October.

 

Legend OTS - Chris Brown from the end of June until late August then who?

 

Liberty OTS Dru Pavlov July 16 until November 1. (then who? Will Luke Aerowsmith be returning, or has he been reassigned to Anthem?)

 

Majesty OTS - Michelle Pimentinha Oliveira August 3 for 2 months then Carlos Torres returns from his vacation at the beginning of October. (Marc Walker will be bringing the ship to Port Canaveral in May 2016 Marc will be celebrating his 20th anniversary with RCI during that contract and plans to retire shortly thereafter to spend more time with his family)

 

Mariner OTS - Jamie Fentiman August 28 until sometime in November

 

Navigator OTS - John Perry July 5 for 4 months, then Jeff Arpin will cover in early-November for 2 months until John returns from his break in early-January

 

Oasis OTS - Drew Devine July 25 for 4 months

 

Quantum OTS - Jimmy Rhodes July 20 for 4 months

 

Radiance OTS - Amy Fickert-Southgate May 15 until mid-September, then Steve Davis need exact handover date

 

Rhapsody OTS - Mike Hunnerup July 19 until Nov 19 (transatlantic) then Michelle Pimentinha Oliveira for the Brazilian season. (Graham has been reassigned to Explorer and will not be returning to Rhapsody)

 

Serenade OTS - Topi Ylonen May 9 until September 15, then Carly Boileau September 15 through November 13

 

Splendour OTS - Simona Ferraioulo July 11 for the rest of the European Season (Nov 28?)

 

Vision OTS - Mercedes LaFuente started April 26 until September 13 then Rich Edwards September 13 until January 21

 

Voyager OTS - Fang Lixin for the Asian season; then Mitch Merucci beginning October 22 for the Australian Season

 

 

Gordon Whatman is retired, but will be filling-in from time-to-time if needed (perhaps March 2016)

Allan Brooks works for Celebrity in their corporate office.

Richard Spacey is a CD with Celebrity

Becky Thompson works for Celebrity Cruises in their corporate offices in Miami.

Dave Chapman is a CD with HAL

James Andrews is a real estate agent in Sydney

Mike Szwajkowski is a Canadian Mountie

Leo Papa at Cornell University working on a Master's degree in Hospitality Administration/Management

Anna Bass is now Client Services Manager at ISS London

Abe Hughes is Director of Port Revenue Operations at Royal Media Partners and sometimes works onboard as the port and shopping guide

João Pereira is studying Portuguese/English education and translation at Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas in Brazil

Kirk Detweiler is now CD with Silversea cruises.

Simeon Baker - married a dancer, had a baby girl and is a sales exec at a Porsche dealer in Saskatchewan

Matt Baker - Sim's brother - recently married and living in Wales. They bought a pub called the Tiddley

Kieron Buffrey - CD with Holland America

Tom Canosa - teaching 6th grade science in North Carolina

Peter Benfield and Johnny Osborne have emigrated to Thailand

Anthony Richards is living in Miami with his wife, and is working for Royal Media Partners as Manager Port Revenue Operations

Rico du Breil is now a CD with NCL

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

Abel Jeney is Customer Service & People Manager at Momentum Services Ltd

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

Where is Warren Allen? (aka Warren Melhuish)

Edited by DonnaK

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Thanks to all for filling in the blanks! I appreciate all the help, and all the good info!

 

I got an email from Topi (see below) and he will do the transatlantic before he hand over to someone else.

 

The e-mail from Topi:

Thanks for reaching out

 

I will be doing the transatlantic cruise starting 08/30 as my last cruise for the "Baltic season" bringing the ship to US (unless something changes)

Unfortunately I don't have any official/public confirmation of the CD who will be replacing me here.

 

Topi Ylönen

 

Thank you for contacting Topi. Several people have confirmed that Carly will be next onboard Serenade, but we didn't have a confirmation on the date until now! Thanks for confirming that Topi will be doing the transatlantic. I fixed the list.

 

Ok I found Steve Davis on Facebook be going to radiance of the seas

 

Thank you so much! (Did he mention a start date?)

 

I just heard from Gordon Whatman. He is enjoying "semi retirement" filling in when needed. He doesn't really expect to be back on a ship until perhaps March 2016.

 

Thanks! I updated his status on the bottom half of the list.

 

Casey Peltier started on Freedom today. Jamie Fentiman confirmed this onboard Saturday night.

 

Thanks for letting us know his correct start date! I fixed it on the list. If Jamie was on Freedom yesterday, that means he hasn't started on Mariner yet, so I will list his start date there as of the next sailing.

Edited by DonnaK

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No but I Will ask him

 

 

Yes Steve Davis IS now going to the Radiance no longer the Vision. Starting date is the same, September 3rd to December 3rd.

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Donna during our 2nd cruise in 2004 we had Peter Benfield whom I see your showing emigrated to Thailand. I had always wondered where he ended up. He was a good CD but not always receptive when talking to him.

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Yes Steve Davis IS now going to the Radiance no longer the Vision. Starting date is the same, September 3rd to December 3rd.

 

 

Adventure OTS - Dan Whitney started June 27 until Nov 7 (then who?)

 

Allure OTS - Jerome Sueur May 19 for all of the European cruises thru Oct 25 then who?

 

Anthem OTS - Joff Eaton March 18 until September 15 Graham Seymour joins the ship on September 1 and will take over CD duties on September 15 until November 4, (then does Joff return, or will it be Luke Aerowsmith?)

 

Brilliance OTS - Steve Davis July 29 through September 3, then Clo O'Connor returns September 3

 

Enchantment OTS - Marc Walker July 20 through November 20. Marc will return from his break on Jan 18 until May 3 (when the ship moves to Miami) (who is covering Marc's break Nov 20-Jan 18?)

 

Explorer OTS - Tim Connor July 29 until sometime in November. Graham Seymour joins the ship sometime in November as its new permanent CD. need handover date

 

Freedom OTS - Casey Peltier Aug 23 for 4 months

 

Grandeur OTS - Jeff Arpin Aug 23 until late-October (then who? Mitch will not be returning to GR after his break)

 

Independence OTS - Leigh Xuereb May 17 through September 6, then Ricky Matthews from Sept 6 for 2 months to cover Leigh's break. Leigh is expected to return at the beginning of November.

 

Jewel OTS - Dennis Charles July 17 for 3 months. John Blair expects to return from his break in mid-October.

 

Legend OTS - Chris Brown from the end of June until late August then who?

 

Liberty OTS Dru Pavlov July 16 until November 1. (then who? Will Luke Aerowsmith be returning, or has he been reassigned to Anthem?)

 

Majesty OTS - Michelle Pimentinha Oliveira August 3 for 2 months then Carlos Torres returns from his vacation at the beginning of October. (Marc Walker will be bringing the ship to Port Canaveral in May 2016 Marc will be celebrating his 20th anniversary with RCI during that contract and plans to retire shortly thereafter to spend more time with his family)

 

Mariner OTS - Jamie Fentiman August 28 until sometime in November

 

Navigator OTS - John Perry July 5 for 4 months, then Jeff Arpin will cover in early-November for 2 months until John returns from his break in early-January

 

Oasis OTS - Drew Devine July 25 for 4 months

 

Quantum OTS - Jimmy Rhodes July 20 for 4 months

 

Radiance OTS - Amy Fickert-Southgate May 15 until September 3, then Steve Davis September 3 through December 3

 

Rhapsody OTS - Mike Hunnerup July 19 until Nov 19 (transatlantic) then Michelle Pimentinha Oliveira for the Brazilian season. (Graham has been reassigned to Explorer and will not be returning to Rhapsody)

 

Serenade OTS - Topi Ylonen May 9 until September 15, then Carly Boileau September 15 through November 13

 

Splendour OTS - Simona Ferraioulo July 11 for the rest of the European Season (Nov 28?)

 

Vision OTS - Mercedes LaFuente started April 26 until September 13 then Rich Edwards September 13 until January 21

 

Voyager OTS - Fang Lixin for the Asian season; then Mitch Merucci beginning October 22 for the Australian Season

 

 

Gordon Whatman is retired, but will be filling-in from time-to-time if needed (perhaps March 2016)

Allan Brooks works for Celebrity in their corporate office.

Richard Spacey is a CD with Celebrity

Becky Thompson works for Celebrity Cruises in their corporate offices in Miami.

Dave Chapman is a CD with HAL

James Andrews is a real estate agent in Sydney

Mike Szwajkowski is a Canadian Mountie

Leo Papa at Cornell University working on a Master's degree in Hospitality Administration/Management

Anna Bass is now Client Services Manager at ISS London

Abe Hughes is Director of Port Revenue Operations at Royal Media Partners and sometimes works onboard as the port and shopping guide

João Pereira is studying Portuguese/English education and translation at Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas in Brazil

Kirk Detweiler is now CD with Silversea cruises.

Simeon Baker - married a dancer, had a baby girl and is a sales exec at a Porsche dealer in Saskatchewan

Matt Baker - Sim's brother - recently married and living in Wales. They bought a pub called the Tiddley

Kieron Buffrey - CD with Holland America

Tom Canosa - teaching 6th grade science in North Carolina

Peter Benfield and Johnny Osborne have emigrated to Thailand

Anthony Richards is living in Miami with his wife, and is working for Royal Media Partners as Manager Port Revenue Operations

Rico du Breil is now a CD with NCL

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

Abel Jeney is Customer Service & People Manager at Momentum Services Ltd

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

Where is Warren Allen? (aka Warren Melhuish)

Edited by DonnaK

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