England is neat….but I hear the traffic is as bad as Silicon Valley. Our freeways are jammed until about 10 am now! “We need the jobs.” Really? What about the quality of life? Apple, Facebook and Google are hiring like there’s a boom on. Now Google plans to build a 22,000 … Read the rest
Despite the recent hurricane blasts, people are still going to the Caribbean. A look at the statistics just out shows the affinity people have for the warm climate and sandy beaches. In 2016, about 1/3 of all cruises visited the islands.
After two recent massive hurricanes several islands got demolished.… Read the rest
Most assignments to lecture on ships do not include airfare. Some do, but most have you get there on your own.
Take notes on this one.
Work with your agent on this tip. Inquire about “marine rates.” Crews get decent discounts for travel to/from their ships. Think about it. There are thousands of … Read the rest
The NSA, as it’s called (not that one), is the organization for professional speakers.
It is actually international in nature, through formal relations with sister clubs. The benefits are huge for budding speakers. The organization hosts local chapters. Where I live, there is a San Francisco… Read the rest
If you are on a voyage, you will experience the opportunity to take tours in the ports you are landing at. That’s why people go on cruises. Yes, the food is good, the on-board activities keep you busy, the shows are entertaining and the swimming pools are wet. But you go for the tours.
Passengers can pay… Read the rest
We are here to help you get speaking assignments on cruise ships. What to do in the meantime? Get a few talks written. Then rehearse in front of your dog. Not just by yourself. When you feel you have it down pat — don’t memorize anything – you should KNOW it and just talk to your… Read the rest