My complaint from our last Carny cruise was not the dinner service being slow, but with the bar service at dinner being slow. I think they may have reduced personnel doing that job as I have seen the same complaint from others - or are pushing the wine packages which the dinner servers can provide.
All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; John Masefield
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Celebrity: Summit 2011
Princess: Ruby 2010, 2014, Caribbean 2013, Coral 2014, Regal 2014, 2016
Sail Windjammer: Mandalay 2017
Star Clippers: Royal Clipper 2015