Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible.
That means workers can’t always be honest with passengers about their behavior or the realities of working on a cruise ship, which can be a grueling experience.
Business Insider asked current and former cruise-ship workers what they wish they could tell passengers but can’t. Seven responded with insights into their job or advice for passengers who might not think about the demands placed on workers. Each requested anonymity for fear of reprisal from their current or former employer.
Here are eight things current and former cruise-ship workers wish they could tell passengers but can’t.
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