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Old April 29th, 2004, 10:11 AM
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Who's your favorite cruise director and why?

I've only been on one cruise (victory 5/02) and had John Heald, who was awesome....so, there's my vote!

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Old April 29th, 2004, 01:58 PM
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Ihave been on only one cruise and i did not like the cruise director
going on the truimph in the fall can you tell me what john heald is like thank you for
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Denise,

John was very, very funny and entertaining. Since he is the only CD I've ever had, I can't compare to anyone else, but I would be happy if we had him on every other cruise I go on in the future (though i thought he said he was retiring soon??)

Anyway, I didn't know a cruise dir could make that much of an impact on a trip, but he surely did. If you have him, you won't be disappointed.

Enjoy!

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I liked Shawn Bussey and Josh Riffe, both on Paradise.

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Carlo on the Victory. Super Guy!
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Old April 29th, 2004, 04:20 PM
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I got the biggest kick out of Jeff Bronson, on the Paradise last fall. My wife thought he was too goofy, but I liked all his corny jokes. The thing I liked most about him though was that he was totally approachable, no matter where you saw him, and we saw him a lot, and he always seemed genuinely glad to see you.

Definitely the best out of our 3 cruises.

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Old April 29th, 2004, 09:37 PM
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Todd Wittmer on the Miracle is the funniest man ever. He is AWSOME and made my cruise the best ever.
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Old April 29th, 2004, 10:22 PM
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I would have to agree....Todd Wittmer was wonderful! My next cruise is in July...he will be a hard CD to beat! :-)
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Shawn Bussey was great on the Spirit in Alaska last summer.

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Paul Santley on the Holiday was very funny a quite a good liar. Every word out of his mouth was a blasting lie just to make you laugh. Quite a few times if he would ask a lady on stage what her name was he would say "oh that's me mom's name too".

Back on the Holiday March 2003 their was a cruise director and I think he was from England and he would kick up his leg and say "hee haw haw" If anybody remembers his name please let me know.

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Old April 30th, 2004, 02:12 PM
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Josh Riffie from the Paradise
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I have to cast another vote for Todd Wittmer on the Miracle. He was a RIOT!

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Michael Mullane, 9/2003 Miami-Los Angeles; Carnival Pride

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I do not have any favorites but i will tell you that the asst. cruise director on the Imagination last year her name was Cindy was the worst person that works on a cruise ship that i have ever met!!

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on the legend in december we had Brett Alan didnt like him at all but the assistant Chris was AWSOME!!! on the ship they announced that he had been promoted to CD it is well deserved!!! I believe his last name was Jefferson from England. If i knew he was a CD on a specific cruise i would go on that just to see him again!!

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Any report on the new Cruise Director for the Conquest??

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John Heald was awesome on both our Sensation and Triumph cruises so I vote for him.

BTW: Did you guys see the article on John in the new Currents magazine???

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we had Marashal on the inspiration and thought he was great..

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hkolln:
I posted a thread about the article on John Heald in "Currents" on another cruise message board site...
We first met John Heald years ago on our first cruise...he wasn't Cruise Director then....probably assistant CD or something...He was young and skinny...
When we took our June 2002 cruise our of Miami, we heard that voice and hubby and I look at one another and said, "We know that guy!"....He isn't skinny any longer, but still great! Our vote is for John Heald!
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My vote would have to be for Troy Linton. He made our cruise even more wonderful! Some can be so boring. He didn't have to TRY and be funny, he was! What a wonderful sense of humor.
I've heard he's really gotten around different ships. I guess they do that. He was on the Pride out of Port Canaveral when it was there.

Would LOVE to cruise with him again!!
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I would agree with Stacowgirl that Paul Santley was a very funny and entertaining man.
He even bought a round of drinks for everyone in Ricks Bar on the Holiday one night . Said he was putting them on the President of Carnival's bill. So if you see Paul on the Holiday, remind him of his good deed and maybe he will be kind enough to buy you a drink also.
Hummmmm......Am I prejudiced?............naw.........smiles
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I had Brett Alain on the Inspiration and didn't care at all for him. My Second time on the Holiday we had a lady I think her name was Lisa Rina or something like that and didn't like her either. Paul Santley and the HEE HAW HAW man was the best. I have to go find my old capers to get his name.

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My only Carnival Cruise was just on the Elation. I loved Larry Garluzo. He was very funny and friendly. I very much liked both his assistants Mike and Cindy. Cindy was just promoted to cruise director.

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my vote - Todd Wittmer - on the Miracle and his staff - Karl with a "K". would love to sail with them again!
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my vote goes for John Heald!
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#1 John Heald
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My vote was for Paul Stanly on the Holiday. He was a very clever and funny man. Toni
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