Carnival Cruise Director Schedule for 2024/2025

Cruise administrators are the face of enjoyable aboard Carnival cruise ships, and having the Carnival cruise director schedule will help vacationers plan which ships to guide to get pleasure from their favourite Enjoyable Squad leaders. This up to date schedule is the final word device in figuring out which specific cruise director is assigned to which ship within the coming months.

Full Carnival Cruise Director Schedule

Do notice that schedules can change as operational wants change and completely different cruise administrators might transfer to completely different positions of their careers, whereas gaps within the listed dates might point out dry dock plans or presently unassigned roles.

The checklist under (alphabetical by ship) will likely be up to date as such adjustments are confirmed, so test again usually to see the place your favourite Carnival cruise administrators are crusing. The place particular person names are linked, you may get to know the cruise director by way of their social media accounts on Fb and Instagram (not each cruise director has a public account).

Carnival Breeze Cruise Administrators

Lawrence West, Keegan Van Zyl, and Felipe Serrina Do Couto will deliver the enjoyable to Carnival Breeze within the coming months. West started main the Enjoyable Squad on January 11 however will log off in mid-April when Van Zyl takes over for 2 months. Serrina do Couto will take the helm in mid-June by way of mid-November until the schedule adjustments.

Carnival Breeze Cruise Administrators
  • Lawrence West – 1/11/2024 to 4/18/2024
  • Keegan Van Zyl – 4/13/2024 to six/22/2024
  • Felipe Serrina do Couto – 6/17/2024 to 11/14/2024

The Carnival cruise ship is the youngest of the Dream-class vessels, and the 128,000-gross-ton ship can welcome 3,690 visitors per crusing.

Carnival Celebration Cruise Administrators

Certainly one of Carnival’s hottest cruise administrators, Lee Mason, is rocking the boat on Carnival Celebration, having joined the ship this month. He’ll stay accountable for the Enjoyable Squad crew by way of early July, joined within the final week by Leon Smith.  In mid-November, in style CD Marty Pitts will signal on Carnival Celebration to guide essentially the most celebratory time of 12 months, remaining onboard by way of the vacations and into March 2025.

Carnival Celebration Cruise Directors
Celebration Cruise Administrators
  • Lee Mason – 3/10/2024 to 7/7/2024
  • Leon Smith – 6/30/2024 to 11/24/2024
  • Marty Pitts – 11/17/2024 to three/9/2025

Carnival Celebration is celebratory certainly, with distinctive tributes to the cruise line’s greater than 50 years of historical past onboard, together with the Golden Jubilee bar and lounge.

Carnival Conquest Cruise Administrators

To beat the enjoyable aboard Carnival Conquest, Stjepan Neral joined the ship in mid-February and can lead the workforce by way of the busy spring break season. Savannah Mitchell will take over in mid-Might for a five-month contract by way of the summer season. The ship’s cruise director for fall has not but been assigned, however Mitchell will return in early December for the vacation sailings.

Carnival Conquest Cruise Directors
Carnival Conquest Cruise Administrators
  • Stjepan Neral – 2/16/2024 to five/17/2024
  • Savannah Mitchell – 5/10/2024 to 10/4/2024
  • Savannah Mitchell – 12/2/2024 to 2/3/2025

The lead ship of the favored Conquest class, the 110,000-gross-ton ship can welcome 2,980 visitors aboard and can also be dwelling to 1,150 crew members.

Carnival Dream Cruise Administrators

Three completely different cruise administrators are set to make goals come true aboard Carnival Dream. Andrew Mercer is presently main the Enjoyable Squad by way of mid-June, when Lawrence West will come aboard for the primary of two Carnival Dream contracts this 12 months. Frankie Portera will give West a break from mid-August to mid-October.

Carnival Dream Cruise Directors
Carnival Dream Cruise Administrators
  • Andrew Mercer – 2/10/2024 to six/23/2024
  • Lawrence West – 6/15/2024 to eight/18/2024
  • Frankie Portera – 8/13/2024 to 10/13/2024
  • Lawrence West – 10/13/2024 to 2/22/2025

The 128,000-gross-ton Carnival Dream debuted in 2009 as the most important ship within the fleet on the time, providing dreamy holidays to three,646 passengers on every crusing.

Carnival Elation Cruise Administrators

Company will likely be elated with a enjoyable lineup of cruise administrators for Carnival Elation. Zackary Paiement-Dockrill got here aboard in mid-January and can stay in cost till mid-April, adopted by Gabriel Coppolla for a fast month of enjoyable earlier than Paiement-Dockrill returns for the summer season season. In August, Austin Morris will signal on to guide the ship by way of the remainder of 2024.

Carnival Elation Cruise Directors
Carnival Elation Cruise Administrators
  • Zackary Paiement-Dockrill – 1/13/2024 to 4/15/2024
  • Gabriel Coppolla – 4/11/204 to five/13/2024
  • Zackary Paiement-Dockrill – 5/13/2024 to eight/15/2024
  • Austin Morris – 8/10/2024 to 1/6/2025

Now the oldest ship within the fleet and one among solely two Fantasy-class vessels remaining, Carnival Elation provides a extra intimate really feel than bigger ships.

Carnival Firenze Cruise Administrators

Up first for the enjoyable on the model new Carnival Firenze will likely be Joseph Boyes, who has been confirmed for 2 contracts aboard the ship when she joins the fleet in April. Presently, the whole cruise director schedule for the brand new ship has not but been introduced.

Carnival Firenze Cruise Directors
Carnival Firenze Cruise Administrators
  • Joseph Boyes – 3/17/2024 to ???
  • Joseph Boyes – 11/9/2024 to three/25/2025

Coming to the Carnival fleet after her transformation from Costa Firenze, the renovated and renamed Carnival Firenze will formally welcome visitors for the primary time along with her April 25, 2024 crusing.

Carnival Freedom Cruise Administrators

The present main woman aboard Carnival Freedom is the bubbling Erin Weigand till the top of March, when Todd Evans will take the helm. Elizabeth Clough can even have her probability between Evans’ two confirmed contracts aboard the ship this 12 months.

Carnival Freedom Cruise Directors
Carnival Freedom Cruise Administrators

The vessel is up to date and crusing easily after her October 2023 dry dock that lastly changed her whale story funnel that was broken in a hearth in Might 2022.

Carnival Glory Cruise Administrators

The Conquest-class vessel can have wonderful management certainly with each Cam Chavis and Gabriella Gamboa – for her first time as CD – main the ship, although among the cruise director schedule for the vessel continues to be in flux. As schedules are confirmed, the cruise director assignments will likely be finalized.

Carnival Glory Cruise Directors
Carnival Glory Cruise Administrators

The two,980 visitors who can set sail on each Carnival Glory cruise can have wonderful getaways with the energetic consideration of every cruise director.

Carnival Horizon Cruise Administrators

Georgia Craig is bringing her colourful enjoyable to Carnival Horizon with two contracts in early and late 2024, whereas William “Pauly” Munhollon will take over throughout Craig’s trip interval from early Might by way of mid-July.

Carnival Horizon Cruise Directors
Carnival Horizon Cruise Administrators
  • Georgia Craig – 1/28/2024 to five/11/2024
  • William “Paully” Munhollon – 5/5/2024 to 7/14/2024
  • Georgia Craig – 7/14/2024 to 11/23/2024

A Vista-class vessel, the 133,596-gross-ton Carnival Horizon provides Western and Southern Caribbean itineraries from Miami, every one providing nice horizons to discover.

Carnival Jubilee Cruise Administrators

Texas native Kyndall Fireplace is likely one of the fleet’s hottest cruise administrators and the pure alternative to guide Carnival Jubilee crusing from the Lone Star State. She is going to share the honors of main Carnival’s latest Excel-class vessel with Louis Clare.

Carnival Jubilee Cruise Directors
Carnival Jubilee Cruise Administrators
  • Louis Clare – 3/11/2024 to five/4/2024
  • Kyndall Fireplace – 5/4/2024 to 9/7/2024
  • Louis Clare – 9/5/2024 to 11/9/2024
  • Kyndall Fireplace – 11/9/2024 to three/15/2025

The most recent ship within the fleet is the brand new fleet flagship and the most important ever Carnival ship to sail from Galveston, Texas, providing unique enjoyable with the Lone Star Tailgate Celebration, a celebration of Texas tradition onboard.

Carnival Legend Cruise Administrators

Legendary enjoyable is in retailer for visitors setting sail with Dustin Gabriel, Jake Miller, and Frankie Portera aboard Carnival Legend. The trio of cruise administrators will share management roles aboard the ship by way of the top of 2024 and into 2025.

Carnival Legend Cruise Directors
Carnival Legend Cruise Administrators
  • Dustin Gabriel – 1/7/2024 to 4/27/2024
  • Jake Miller – 5/23/2024 to 11/10/2024
  • Frankie Portera – 11/8/2024 to 1/12/2025

The 88,500-gross-ton, Spirit-class Carnival Legend provides distinctive holidays with numerous deployments, setting sail within the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska, and Mexico relying on her crusing date and homeport.

Carnival Liberty Cruise Administrators

Each Adam Gilbert and Gary Blair supply uniquely enjoyable management as cruise administrators and can deliver nice aptitude and pleasure to Carnival Liberty on their contract assignments. The top-of-year CD for the ship has not but been determined.

Carnival Liberty Cruise Directors
Carnival Liberty Cruise Administrators
  • Adam Gilbert – 1/15/2024 to six/9/2024
  • Gary Blair – 6/2/2024 to eight/18/2024

A really stunning Conquest-class ship, Carnival Liberty was the primary within the fleet to supply the Carnival Seaside Theater on the Lido deck, a function usually utilized by cruise administrators for events, dance contests, and extra.

Carnival Luminosa Cruise Administrators

Carnival Luminosa can have a number of cruise administrators this 12 months as completely different males be a part of the ship with their very own management kinds. Ranier Scholtz simply completed a contract, whereas Tyler Meehan, Marty Pitts, and Zackary Paiement-Dockrill are all on the schedule for the ship within the coming months as she sails in Australia and Alaska.

Carnival Luminosa Cruise Directors
Luminosa Cruise Administrators
  • Tyler Meehan – 3/17/2024 to 7/25/2024
  • Marty Pitts – 7/18/2024 to 10/16/2024
  • Zackary Paiement-Dockrill – 10/12/2024 to three/13/2025

The primary ship transferred to the Carnival fleet from Costa CruisesCarnival Luminosa has a distinctly completely different vibe however is not any much less entertaining with the work of her devoted cruise administrators.

Carnival Magic Cruise Administrators

It takes a particular form of cruise director to deliver the magic to Carnival Magic, and that’s simply what Jake Miller and Frankie Portera will likely be doing within the subsequent few months. New assignments are certain to be made for the ship within the coming weeks, so keep tuned for updates.

Carnival Magic Cruise Directors
Carnival Magic Cruise Administrators
  • Jake Miller – 1/13/2024 to 4/6/2024
  • Frankie Portera – 3/31/2024 to six/29/2024

Anybody searching for a magical getaway can’t do higher than the Dream-class Carnival Magic, providing Jap, Western, and Southern Caribbean itineraries from Miami.

Mardi Gras Cruise Administrators

Two energetic gents lead the enjoyable aboard Mardi Gras, with TJ Partida and Jacky Tang alternating cruise director contracts aboard the ship for all of 2024 and into 2025. Jonathan ‘Cookie’ Adams was initially to take over because the Carnival cruise director, however he determined to go away the cruise line.

Mardi Gras Cruise Directors
Mardi Gras Cruise Administrators
  • TJ Partida – 1/27/2024 to five/25/2024
  • Jacky Tang – 5/19/2024 to 7/14/2024
  • TJ Partida – 7/14/2024 to 10/12/2024
  • Jacky Tang – 10/12/2024 to three/8/2025

The primary of the Excel-class ships, Mardi Gras additionally set many different firsts when she debuted in 2021 – the primary LNG-powered vessel within the fleet, the brand new red-white-and-blue livery, the award-winning BOLT curler coaster, and rather more.

Carnival Miracle Cruise Administrators

Three completely different cruise administrators will likely be making cruise trip miracles come true aboard Carnival Miracle this 12 months – Felipe Serrina do Couto, Lia Stivers, and Jasper Wade. Which one will likely be your favourite?

Carnival Miracle Cruise Directors
Carnival Miracle Cruise Administrators
  • Felipe Serrina do Couto – 11/25/2023 to three/26/2024
  • Lia Stivers – 3/21/2024 to 7/26/2024
  • Jasper Wade – 7/19/2024 to 10/16/2024

A preferred Spirit-class vessel, Carnival Miracle is a visitor favourite providing numerous itineraries from numerous homeports, together with Lengthy Seaside, San Francisco, Galveston, Dover, Rome, and Tampa within the subsequent two years.

Carnival Panorama Cruise Administrators

Carnival Panorama has a trio of take-charge cruise administrators lined up this 12 months certain to deliver the enjoyable to all visitors – Christian “Deon” Williams, Ranier Scholtz, and Andrew Mercer – every one with their very own distinctive fashion.

Carnival Panorama Cruise Directors
Panorama Cruise Administrators

Again in service after an emergency dry dock that required elimination of the ship’s funnel to move safely below bridges on the Columbia River, Carnival Panorama sails year-round from Lengthy Seaside with thrilling Mexican Riviera itineraries.

Carnival Paradise Cruise Administrators

Amber Lynne Celen and John Loney each supply excellent enjoyable for visitors to get pleasure from, and their management ensures everybody crusing aboard Carnival Paradise has a good time on some of the intimate Carnival ships.

Carnival Paradise Cruise Directors
Carnival Paradise Cruise Administrators
  • Amber Lynne Celen – 2/15/2024 to six/16/2024
  • John Loney – 6/16/2024 to eight/15/2024
  • John Loney – 10/14/2024 to 2/8/2025

The final of the Fantasy class ships to be constructed, Carnival Paradise has been delighting visitors since she first set sail in November 1998. She debuted because the world’s first utterly non-smoking cruise ship, although that coverage was discontinued in 2003.

Carnival Pleasure Cruise Administrators

Each cruise director aboard Carnival Pleasure takes nice delight in delivering distinctive experiences with Jasper Wade and Dustin Gabriel filling that function for a lot of 2024. Finish-of-year vacation season assignments for the subsequent cruise director to the ship are but to be introduced.

Carnival Pride Cruise Directors
Carnival Pleasure Cruise Administrators

The Spirit-class vessel sails from Baltimore and Tampa with locations within the Caribbean, Panama, the Bahamas, Greenland, and Canada, taking 2,124 visitors alongside on every wonderful journey.

Carnival Radiance Cruise Administrators

It takes a radiant character to guide the enjoyable aboard Carnival Radiance, and that’s simply what Michael D’Auria is doing this 12 months. Lia Stivers was scheduled as cruise director for the spring and early summer season, however that task has been modified and Carnival Radiance doesn’t but have a confirmed cruise director later within the 12 months.

Carnival Radiance Cruise Directors
Carnival Radiance Cruise Administrators
  • Michael D’Auria – 3/11/2024 to 7/15/2024

Previously Carnival Victory, the ship underwent an intensive, $200 million renovation in 2020 to grow to be Carnival Radiance and now provides Baja Mexico itineraries from her year-round homeport in Lengthy Seaside, California.

Carnival Spirit Cruise Administrators

Cruise administrators need to have daring and energetic spirits aboard Carnival Spirit, and that’s simply what Ricardo Alfonso Betancourt Lopez, Alex Siegler, and William “Paully” Monhollon will supply by way of their assignments this 12 months.

Carnival Spirit Cruise Directors
Carnival Spirit Cruise Administrators
  • Ricardo Alfonso Betancourt Lopez – 2/11/2024 to three/30/2024
  • Alex Siegler – 3/30/2024 to 7/30/2024
  • William “Paully” Monhollon – 8/6/2024 to 10/26/2024
  • Alex Siegler – 10/26/2024 to 1/30/2025

A very talked-about ship with Carnival followers and repeat cruisers, the first-in-class Carnival Spirit sails from Cellular, Alabama every winter and repositions to Seattle for the Alaska crusing season every summer season.

Carnival Splendor Cruise Administrators

Simon London is the face of enjoyable for Carnival Splendor, although he will likely be joined by an as-yet-unassigned cruise director who will supply him a break between contracts in September and October.

Carnival Splendor Cruise Directors
Carnival Splendor Cruise Administrators
  • Simon London – 2/28/2024 to 9/18/2024
  • Simon London – 11/22/2024 to three/23/2025

The vessel was first deliberate for Costa Cruises however transferred to Carnival Cruise Line throughout building. The 113,300-gross-ton ship sails year-round from Sydney, Australia, with numerous itineraries Down Below.

Carnival Dawn Cruise Administrators

Cruise administrators need to have a triumphant angle, and that’s simply what the all-star lineup for Carnival Dawn provides. Leon Smith and Gabriel Coppolla will each supply their very own unbelievable enjoyable onboard the ship this 12 months, with different assignments but to return to cowl the top of the summer season season.

Carnival Sunrise Cruise Directors
Carnival Dawn Cruise Administrators
  • Leon Smith – 2/22/2024 to five/23/2024
  • Gabriel Coppolla – 5/15/2024 to eight/10/2024
  • Gabriel Coppolla – 9/30/2024 to 1/11/2025

Beforehand Carnival Triumph earlier than an intensive $200 million refurbishment in 2019Carnival Dawn now sails from Miami, providing cruises to the Bahamas and Western Caribbean locations.

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Administrators

The cruise administrators on Carnival Sunshine all deliver a vivid mild of enjoyable and pleasure each visitor can get pleasure from. Elizabeth Clough, James Love, and Adam Gilbert will all prepared the ground aboard the ship in 2024.

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Directors
Carnival Sunshine Cruise Administrators

Previously Carnival Future, this ship was the primary to be extensively refit to guide the brand new Sunshine class of vessels and now provides sailings from Charleston, South Carolina and Norfolk, Virginia.

Carnival Valor Cruise Administrators

Austin Morris and John Loney are up subsequent to guide Carnival Valor. Louis Clare was initially assigned to the ship by way of November, however that task has been shortened and no new cruise director has but been assigned previous early September.

Carnival Valor Cruise Directors
Carnival Valor Cruise Administrators
  • Austin Morris – 1/4/2024 to 4/20/2024
  • John Loney – 4/15/2024 to six/10/2024
  • Louis Clare – 6/6/2024 to 9/2/2024

A part of the Conquest class of ships, Carnival Valor can welcome 2,980 visitors onboard directly, with practically 1,200 worldwide crew members to make sure everybody has a good time.

Carnival Venezia Cruise Administrators

The distinct Italian vibes of Carnival Venezia can even benefit from the distinct aptitude of three of the cruise line’s hottest cruise administrators by way of 2024, with Jacky Tang, Marq Anthony, and Lee Mason all assigned to the ship.

Carnival Venezia Cruise Directors
Venezia Cruise Administrators
  • Jacky Tang – 3/3/2024 to five/6/2024
  • Marq Anthony – 5/6/2024 to 9/7/2024
  • Lee Mason – 8/31/2024 to 1/12/2025

Carnival Venezia initially belonged to Costa Cruises however was transferred to supply “Carnival Enjoyable, Italian Type” with distinctive touches of Italy, together with an unique Venetian masks get together onboard each crusing.

Carnival Vista Cruise Administrators

It takes true imaginative and prescient to guide the enjoyable on Carnival Vista, and three wonderful cruise administrators will just do that over the subsequent few months—Marty Pitts, Gary Blair, and Marq Anthony—every bringing unforgettable fashion to the ship. The ship’s CD schedule does have some gaps and overlaps, nevertheless, and updates will undoubtedly be made.

Carnival Vista Cruise Directors
Carnival Vista Cruise Administrators
  • Marty Pitts – 1/31/2024 to six/15/2024
  • Gary Blair – 5/18/2024 to six/1/2024
  • Marq Anthony – 11/2/2024 to three/8/2025

The primary of the 133,600-gross-ton, Vista-class ships, Carnival Vista sails year-round from the world’s busiest cruise port, Port Canaveral, providing a wide range of high Caribbean itineraries.

Understanding the Carnival Cruise Director Schedule

Carnival Cruise Line employs roughly 30-40 cruise administrators, although schedules and assignments are fluid and never each cruise director could also be below contract on the similar time.

Contracts range from only a few weeks to a number of months, although even in these time durations a person cruise director might transfer from one ship to a different, relying on operational wants and obtainable assignments.

The dates for every cruise director point out the start and finish of a particular ship contract (??? signifies an unknown finish date), with a number of entries listed for various particular person contracts.

Two Carnival Cruise Ships
Two Carnival Cruise Ships (Picture Credit score: Gianfranco Vivi)

Dates sometimes overlap for a number of cruise administrators as assignments change. This further time is when the brand new cruise director will meet their workforce, familiarize themselves with the vessel, and put together for a clean transition from one chief to the subsequent so all visitors have the easiest onboard expertise.

Particular person cruise administrators usually stay aboard the identical ship for a number of weeks or months at a time, permitting them to develop a very distinctive character for that vessel and to work seamlessly with their Enjoyable Squad workforce.

Cruise administrators with better seniority might request particular ships or homeports as they like, although assignments are at all times topic to the operational wants of the general fleet.

How the Schedule of Cruise Administrators Can Change

Carnival Cruise Line adjustments the cruise director schedule practically each week as completely different contracts are adjusted and ship deployments and dry dock schedules change.

Crew members can come and go along with completely different commitments or promotions, which may additionally impression which cruise director is assigned to which ship for various time durations.

Cruise Hive is dedicated to offering essentially the most correct, up to date info to all readers, and can replace this checklist frequently with new info. Examine again to maintain monitor on all of your favourite cruise administrators and to study who would be the face of enjoyable in your subsequent Carnival cruise.

About Carnival Cruise Administrators

The cruise director is likely one of the most seen members of a ship’s crew. She or he is the “face” of enjoyable for Carnival Cruise Line’s Enjoyable Squad—the crew members who host trivia contests, lead deck events, decide contests, and share different enjoyable with each visitor.

Cruise administrators are leaders of the actions workers and coordinate intently with the leisure workers to supply wonderful enjoyable for everybody aboard, it doesn’t matter what the time of 12 months, particular cruise itinerary, or any difficult circumstances.

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Carnival Cruise Line Fleet Cruise Director
Picture Courtesy: Carnival Cruise Line

Cruise administrators usually introduce the night’s leisure or manufacturing reveals, host question-and-answer periods, make onboard bulletins, greet embarking passengers, and extra.

Behind-the-scenes duties reminiscent of planning each day actions schedules, balancing the schedules of crew members below their management, and making certain the Enjoyable Squad is absolutely geared up with video games, prizes, and gear can also be a part of the cruise director’s job.

Carnival Cruise Line additionally has a novel function in its management workforce, the Fleet Cruise Director place. That is an skilled and charismatic particular person who helps prepare different cruise administrators and develops new actions that can be utilized fleet-wide. Carnival’s first Fleet Cruise Director was Mike Pack, who was promoted to the management function in early 2022, together with Chris “Donkey” Salazar who assumed the function in early 2023.

Chris “The Flying Scotsman” Williams was promoted because the third Fleet Cruise Director in November 2023, whereas Erin Weigand was promoted because the fourth to the place in February 2024.

It’s doable that further lively cruise administrators can even be promoted into the brand new management place sooner or later, at which era they’ll not have particular person assignments on particular ships, however will function from Carnival Cruise Line’s shoreside workplaces to assist all cruise administrators on the road’s 27 vessels.

Carnival Cruise Director Schedule

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