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Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible.
That means workers can’t always be honest with passengers about their behavior or the realities of working on a cruise ship.
Business Insider asked current and former cruise-ship workers what they wish they could tell passengers but can’t.
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Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible.

That means workers can’t always be honest with passengers about their behavior or the realities of working on a cruise ship, which can be a grueling experience.

Business Insider asked current and former cruise-ship workers what they wish they could tell passengers but can’t. Seven responded with insights into their job or advice for passengers who might not think about the demands placed on workers. Each requested anonymity for fear of reprisal from their current or former employer.

Here are eight things current and former cruise-ship workers wish they could tell passengers but can’t.

Have you worked on a cruise ship? Do you have a story to share? Email this reporter at mmatousek@businessinsider.com.

SEE ALSO: A former cruise ship HR manager reveals one thing that will get workers fired instantly: Sex with the wrong person

Don’t ask annoying questions

A contractor who has worked for Norwegian Cruise Line said questions like “Where do you live?” and “Are you always on the ship?” are annoying.

Don’t get too rowdy

“Most of the guests were genuinely nice people, but there were a few who took the ‘being American’ thing a little too far,” a former Seabourn Cruise Line employee said. “They were raucous and got way to drunk each night, …read more

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