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On board Careers in Hotel & Entertainment

The chance of a lifetime

Our Hotel & Entertainment teams are in charge of everything from managing the cabins and guest areas, to keeping the bars lively and restaurants filled.

As far as our customers are concerned, they’re the faces of Carnival UK – and the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to put on a fabulous show.

A multicultural, diverse and brilliantly talented team, this is your chance to join us in one of the following departments:

The Hotel department

The Hotel department covers a variety of areas on board. In the Accommodation team, we have people working tirelessly to make sure that our suites and state rooms are to the highest standard and ready for customers to fall in love with.

Then there’s our friendly Front of House team, whose job is to make sure the reception area is always open to customers who have any questions they want to ask.

Other teams include the Finance & Auditing team and the Shore Excursions team. As our ships visit 225 destinations across 90 countries, it’s easy to see why we need a dedicated team of people to make sure we have a fantastic local knowledge of all the different ports.

Food & Beverage

As you can imagine, our Food & Beverage team is one of the largest on board. In fact, on every one of our ships, you’ll find more than 100 chefs – ranging from trainee to executive level.

Whatever level you join us at, you’ll play a big role, from producing mouth watering meals to serving up deliciously refreshing cocktails. This department works around the clock to ensure our customers receive a world class service, award winning cuisine and memorable experiences at all our bars, restaurants and lounges.

You might even have the chance to work with some of our celebrity chefs, like Marco Pierre White and Atul Kutcher.

Plus, as well as entry level positions for waiters, cooks, bar servers, hotel stewards and galley stewards, you’ll also find lots of management and supervisory opportunities too.

Entertainment

Entertainment is everything at Carnival UK. It’s diverse. It’s fun. And above all, it’s extraordinary. In this team, you’ll find everything from entertainment officers and DJs, to musicians and event planners. But none of the magic can happen without the amazing work of our Production team. From operating the lighting and sound desks to creating fantastic effects, they really know how to bring the entertainment to life.

Youth

When school’s out, it’s time to have fun and explore the world! And what better way to do it than on one of the world's most exciting floating playgrounds?

Our Youth programme is expertly run by a dedicated team of youth staff, youth officers and youth directors. Join the team, and your role will be to keep our younger guests (up to 17 years old) active, happy and safe on their big adventure.

Other employers who recruit for positions on board

We have a select number of business partners who operate a number of specialist services on board. These business partners manage their own recruitment process and personnel. Below are links to the partner sites where you can obtain further information.

Photographers - The Ship's Photographer
The Ship’s Photographer recruits experienced, proactive and customer focused Photographers / Videographers and Photo Managers to work as part of photo teams on board. Offering travel experiences all around the world in a fun, fast paced, five star photographic environment, working with like-minded professionals and the opportunity to gain professional BIPP accreditation whilst on board.

Spa, Beauty & Fitness - Steiner and Canyon Ranch

Retail - Harding Brothers

Casino - Carnival Corporation Casino Division