Originally Posted by doopydozer
You have to remember that the wage of $200 USD is almost a years wage in many countries where these crewmembers come from . As North American's we are used to high wages. In some countries like indonisia and Malaysia the daily wage is only about $10 US per day if they can find a job at all.
Thus their eagerness to work on a cruise ship... And if they are good at what they do, they can make alot of money to send back to their familes....Although their hours are long and I am sure they are tired by the end of their contract, the fruits of their labor are worth it for them and their families at home.