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The role of Cruise Director with “Hello Clo” and “You Just Have To Laugh” with Comedian David Naster

April 20, 2020 Cruise Director Clo O'Connor and Comedian David Naster Season 1 Episode 2
The role of Cruise Director with “Hello Clo” and “You Just Have To Laugh” with Comedian David Naster
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The role of Cruise Director with “Hello Clo” and “You Just Have To Laugh” with Comedian David Naster
Apr 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 2
Cruise Director Clo O'Connor and Comedian David Naster

The role of Cruise Director and how the new big ships are changing the duties and responsibilities. We also dive into why cruise ships are not flagged in the US. 

Special Guests: Cruise Directors “Hello Clo” and one of our favourite Comedians, author and creator of “You Just Have to Laugh”, David Naster.
 
Get In Touch!
Find us online and send us your questions and topics you would like to hear about.
Subscribe to the podcast also watch the video version on Youtube.
 
cruiselifeexperience@outlook.com
www.instagram.com/cruisedirectormike
www.instagram.com/cruisedirectormitch
www.youtube.com/CruiseDirectorMitch
www.facebook.com/cruisedirectormitch

Show Notes

0:01
Welcome, introduction & show summary

1:25
The role of a Cruise Director and how the new ships are changing those duties and responsibilities.

4:53
Those with aspirations of becoming a Cruise Director, how do they get there?

6:00
Special Guest - one of RC’s friendliest and most recognized; Cruise Director Clo O’Connor

7:17
Clo shares her story and discusses how the CD role has changed over the years for her.

9:37
Clo tells us what it was like coming up as a female Cruise Director. 

12:43
Many believe that working on a cruise ship means you can’t have a family life. Clo essentially raised her son onboard and explains some of the benefits and retractors. 

16:08
Trivia Time: Which countries are cruise lines registered/flagged?

19:40
Misconceptions segment - Why ships are not flagged/registered in the US?

19:50
Jones Act / Merchant MarineAct information / official definition
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merchant_Marine_Act_of_1920

More information on the Jones Act and if it hurts the industry
https://www.travelpulse.com/news/cruise/is-this-old-law-hurting-america-s-cruise-industry.html

22:06
Mitch talks about the Jones act and river cruises including smaller American cruise lines
https://www.workboat.com/news/government/jones-act-hurdles-not-stopping-us-river-cruise-growth/

22:43
Special Guest - Comedian, award winning Author and creator of the brand series, You Just Have to Laugh, which speaks about how to get through life’s difficult times through humour.  Please welcome David Naster.

23:38
How David got started within the cruise industry

24:10
What is the Naster Blaster!?
https://naster.com/product/the-naster-blaster/

26:06
David discusses “You Just Have To Laugh” and the value of humor in tough times.

31:20
How can we use humor with the current situation happening around the world?

32:55
David discusses how to “own the emotion” with humor.

34:55
What about sports?

37:17
This is affecting many Entertainers worldwide, are we going to get back to it?

39:59
Word Association with David Naster - Entertainers and Cruise Directors

42:23
C
ontact David & find his podcast, books, web series or Master Blaster. Thank you David.
www.yjhtl.com

46:12
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Show Notes Chapter Markers

The role of Cruise Director and how the new big ships are changing the duties and responsibilities. We also dive into why cruise ships are not flagged in the US. 

Special Guests: Cruise Directors “Hello Clo” and one of our favourite Comedians, author and creator of “You Just Have to Laugh”, David Naster.
 
Get In Touch!
Find us online and send us your questions and topics you would like to hear about.
Subscribe to the podcast also watch the video version on Youtube.
 
cruiselifeexperience@outlook.com
www.instagram.com/cruisedirectormike
www.instagram.com/cruisedirectormitch
www.youtube.com/CruiseDirectorMitch
www.facebook.com/cruisedirectormitch

Show Notes

0:01
Welcome, introduction & show summary

1:25
The role of a Cruise Director and how the new ships are changing those duties and responsibilities.

4:53
Those with aspirations of becoming a Cruise Director, how do they get there?

6:00
Special Guest - one of RC’s friendliest and most recognized; Cruise Director Clo O’Connor

7:17
Clo shares her story and discusses how the CD role has changed over the years for her.

9:37
Clo tells us what it was like coming up as a female Cruise Director. 

12:43
Many believe that working on a cruise ship means you can’t have a family life. Clo essentially raised her son onboard and explains some of the benefits and retractors. 

16:08
Trivia Time: Which countries are cruise lines registered/flagged?

19:40
Misconceptions segment - Why ships are not flagged/registered in the US?

19:50
Jones Act / Merchant MarineAct information / official definition
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merchant_Marine_Act_of_1920

More information on the Jones Act and if it hurts the industry
https://www.travelpulse.com/news/cruise/is-this-old-law-hurting-america-s-cruise-industry.html

22:06
Mitch talks about the Jones act and river cruises including smaller American cruise lines
https://www.workboat.com/news/government/jones-act-hurdles-not-stopping-us-river-cruise-growth/

22:43
Special Guest - Comedian, award winning Author and creator of the brand series, You Just Have to Laugh, which speaks about how to get through life’s difficult times through humour.  Please welcome David Naster.

23:38
How David got started within the cruise industry

24:10
What is the Naster Blaster!?
https://naster.com/product/the-naster-blaster/

26:06
David discusses “You Just Have To Laugh” and the value of humor in tough times.

31:20
How can we use humor with the current situation happening around the world?

32:55
David discusses how to “own the emotion” with humor.

34:55
What about sports?

37:17
This is affecting many Entertainers worldwide, are we going to get back to it?

39:59
Word Association with David Naster - Entertainers and Cruise Directors

42:23
C
ontact David & find his podcast, books, web series or Master Blaster. Thank you David.
www.yjhtl.com

46:12
Next Episode Preview

Welcome & Introduction+show summary
The Role of a Cruise Director and how its changed
How does one become a Cruise Director?
Special Guest: One of Royal's friendliest Cruise Directors, Clo O'Connor
Clo shares her story and discusses how the CD role has changed
Clo tells us what it was like coming up as a female Cruise Director
Clo discusses working onboard and still having a family life.
Trivia Time: Which countries are cruise lines registered/flagged?
Misconceptions segment: Why ships are not flagged/registered in the US?

How David got started within the cruise industry
David discusses his brand “You Just Have To Laugh” and the value of humor in tough times
David discusses how can we use humor with the current situation happening around the world
David discusses how to “Own the emotion” with humor
What about sports?
This is affecting many Entertainers worldwide, are we going to get back to it?
Word Association: Entertainers and Cruise Directors
Last encouraging words from David
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