Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Cruise Lines (Mainstream) > Carnival Cruise Lines
Register Forgot Password?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old November 28th, 2002, 06:30 PM
sliver
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default first time cruiser questions

can anybody tell me whether an asian will feel comfortable or is welcome on a cruise ship
are there many asians or passengers from far east countrries travelling in cruises
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old November 28th, 2002, 08:21 PM
Senior Member
First Mate
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 382
Default Re: first time cruiser questions

For a first-time cruiser, all questions are good questions.

I travel with a group of interracial and biracial couples, singles and families. Our group has included African Americans, Caucasians, and Asians. We range in age from teens to 70+. We include married couples, families, and singles.

Some of our group have cruised on Royal Caribbean. They have not had any problems on that cruise line either.

My wife and I are from different backgrounds/races. We have never had a problem on Carnival. Nobody in our cruise group has encountered any problems. We have always felt welcome.

I have seen Asian guests on every cruise I have been on. Some cruises many, some cruises fewer.

You will notice that the crew on most Carnival ships is from around the world. On a prior cruise, our waiter mentioned that the crew came from 48 different countries. They all cooperate and work together to make the cruise enjoyable for us guests. I wish that the rest of the world cooperated the same way.

I love the diversity the ship offers. So go on your cruise and have a good time. Don't worry.

If you want to know more about our interracial cruise group, go to:
http://www.ircruise.com

George
Ecstasy, Dec. '98
Imagination, Dec. '99
Fascination, Dec. 2000
Destiny, May '01
Destiny, Dec. '01
Victory, next week (12/01/02)
http://www.ircruise.com
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old November 28th, 2002, 08:56 PM
Senior Member
Admiral
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 7,373
Default Re: first time cruiser questions

Sliver,
One of the greatest things about cruising that I have noticed is that people tend to leave all of their prejudices on shore. While cruising you will see people from all nationalities, races, sexual preferances, religious backgrounds and cultures and they all seem to get along wonderfully. You will most likely see many Asians onboard. Go and enjoy and love the chance to get to know others and enjoy the differing cultures each brings with them.
Jim

__________________
24 cruises and counting!
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old November 29th, 2002, 12:38 PM
sliver
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Re: first time cruiser questions

thank you george and jim - i guess i am more convinced now to go on a cruise
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old November 30th, 2002, 08:50 AM
Member
Passenger
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Posts: 95
Default Re: first time cruiser questions

The modern cruise ships are todays melting pot. You should go and don't worry about anything except having a good time.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old December 2nd, 2002, 12:02 AM
Sue Sue
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: first time cruiser questions

Sliver, We have had the pleasure of cruising with many Asians and other folks from around the world. My son's girlfriend is Filapino; We met many Filapino people on board our last March cruise and were fortuante to have a Filapino waiter. She was able to speak Tgalog to everyone which was an added bonus to our trip. Meeting people with different backgrounds is a wonderful part of cruising. You should not have a problem. Get out and about, meet and greet, you will have a great time.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old December 2nd, 2002, 12:33 AM
Senior Member
Captain
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Southwest Missouri
Posts: 542
Default Re: first time cruiser questions

Our first cruise was in the late 80's. While on that cruise we met, dined, and
enjoyed the company of a really nice asian couple, along with others.
On our last cruise, a month ago, we met and enjoyed the company of a
older (60's ??) couple from Japan. (I think they were from Japan, we never
understood a word they said.)
Race, age, gender, looks, abilities, disabilities, nor any of the other hang-ups,
will effect your cruise. Go, book today, when you get back, book your next one.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
crews, cruise, filapino, ship

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First time cruiser with questions maggie6 Celebrity 24 September 19th, 2010 06:17 PM
First time cruiser with a few Questions hockeymom_44_07 Carnival Cruise Lines 12 September 6th, 2007 04:46 PM
Questions of a first time cruiser amcwatt Ask CruiseMates Staff 3 April 18th, 2007 12:21 PM
Help - First time cruiser questions! stefsand Carnival Cruise Lines 6 July 20th, 2006 03:09 PM
First Time Cruiser Questions cindyb1 Royal Caribbean International 5 May 14th, 2006 08:55 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:32 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1