'Covid curtailed a lot of guest interaction, but most has returned including cocktail parties – but not shaking hands yet or hosting dining tables.'
'My work was secure because I had the Swiss contract... and it doesn't seem to be much different than it was before.'
'I stayed as a watch on the ship and got my normal salary. 60% of the nautical crew stayed at home on furlough.'
'Things have slowly gone back to the way they were before... only everything is much more expensive, with higher taxes.'
'I was one of the lucky people that was not financially affected by the Covid-19 pandemic but the push from my company for taking the experimental so-called "vaccines" was really hard to dodge.'
'I was stuck onboard a ship for six months during the initial lockdown and the operational pause. For the most part things are pretty much back to normal – just companies trying to repay the debts they have after all the ships were laid up for nearly two years.'
'Ships are fully booked, but crew is half as professional as before.'
'Guests have changed, they are more demanding and most of them just want to cruise without experiencing what comes with cruising, like being together with hundreds of other guests, eating together, joining excursions. Or they just don't want to miss anything since they didn't travel due to Covid, and they feel obliged to join everything.'