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Updated February 15, 2018
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Royal Caribbean Cruises Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain
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  • Employees who experience work-life balance are less stressed and may more effectively contribute when they are working (in 22 reviews)

  • long hours without the monetary benefit (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Adventure Ocean Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic company with tremendous training and once in a lifetime opportunities to see the world.

    Cons

    High stressed environment away from home and land. Missed basics like WiFi and good food.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the growth but focus on ship to ship consistency


  2. "Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Well managed and positioned for future growth

    Cons

    Advancement can be tough

  3. "Waitress at first then translator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It was amazing working there, you get to know the world while working and you got the chance to interact with people from all arround the wolrd.

    Cons

    The long hours where really exausting .

    Advice to Management

    Try to let the people work less that 10 hour a day. That way it would be more productive for the company and for the people working there as well.


  4. "A good place to work and grow"

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    Current Employee - Fleet Modernization Guest Services Manager
    Current Employee - Fleet Modernization Guest Services Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Decent wages, travel around the world, involved in intricate operations

    Cons

    It's not for everyone, but if you're up for it there are no cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  5. "Inside Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for - treated me great

    Cons

    Salary and office location were not great


  6. "Royal Caribbean Resolution Sailing Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Cruise perks. Paid time off. Two weeks paid vacation. 1 week unpaid. Gym and childcare. Company does good work in the community.

    Cons

    The HR staff is not trained in HR. They are service or sales agents who have been given the position. Management does not promote good employees. Management does not fight for employees.

    Advice to Management

    Good agents need to be recognized and the service team needs to be recognized as much as sales.


  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Administrator in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Administrator in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Company supports my family

    Cons

    Pressure among higher official can be minimize

    Advice to Management

    Less pressure

  8. "no breaks-low pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time

    Pros

    travel all around the world

    Cons

    they don't pay enough for all the work you actually do


  9. "Fun for a little while but not a career move."

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    Current Employee - Sports Staff in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Sports Staff in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Caribbean Cruises full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get to travel, room and board is paid for. Fun atmosphere. Working with many different cultures. Unique experience. Many departments to choose from.

    Cons

    High turnover. Just a number in your position as there are many people wanting and willing to do your job. Work every single day for months.

    Advice to Management

    Take more care of your employees for the long term.


  10. "Summer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Royal Caribbean Cruises part-time

    Pros

    Nice people there. They are very professional and nice environment.

    Cons

    They treated like an intern (although they were nice), not really gave you much work.


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