This is a list of some the world’s major cruise liner companies and a link to the job section of their website. Most companies will also recruit via agencies and may also have on shore opportunities. Please be aware of how your visa may impact your job search; unfortunately not all jobs will be open to everyone.


Southampton based company operating cruise liners all over the world. Their most famous brands are Cunard, P&O cruises and Princess Cruises.

Royal Caribbean International

A cruise company with a fleet of 20 ship sailing in USA, Canada, Panama Canal, S.America, Europe, Dubai, Asia, Australia/NZ

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MSC Cruises

They have a fleet of 12 and sail in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, South America, Red Sea, The United Arab Emirates and South Africa.

Holland-America Cruises

They have a fleet of 15 ships with cruises in Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal.

Celebrity Cruises

This company has 11 ships and sail in various destinations through the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Europe, Scandinavia and Russia, Australia & NZ, USA and Canada, S. America and Asia.


This company have a fleet of 4 ships and do cruises in Alaska, Bahamas, Caribbean and Mediterranean.

Star Cruises (operates with Norwegian Cruises)

This cruise ship operator has 5 ships and sail all over Asia: China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Norwegian Cruise Liners

They have a fleet of 13 ships and do cruises around the USA, Canada, Pacific and Central America.

Louis Cruises

A Cypriot cruise company with 11 ships which sail around destinations in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus.


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