Thanks for your feedback. I have only been cruising since 2004 but I can recognize that fares have been relatively stagnant over that period. This is a boon to consumers but it seems it is the staff that gets squeezed.
All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; John Masefield
Carnival: Glory 2004, Destiny 2008, Splendor 2009, Freedom 2011, Valor 2012, Dream 2013
Celebrity: Summit 2011
Princess: Ruby 2010, 2014, Caribbean 2013, Coral 2014, Regal 2014, 2016
Star Clippers: Royal Clipper 2015