In episode 89 of the Tips for Travellers Audio podcast, I find out more about cruise ship jobs by interviewing Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Hotel Manager (Robert Howie) and Executive Chef (Nicholas Oldroyd). I find out they got to these roles, what a Hotel Manager and Executive Chef are responsible for – and find out insider information about Cunard and Queen Mary 2.
Robert Howie is the Queen Mary 2 Hotel Manager, and has a huge job.
He looks after every aspect of the ship activity other then the navigation and engineering. He has a staff on-board the QM2 of 1,100 who look after the food, housekeeping, revenue generating activities including the shops, casino and spa.
We were joined in the interview by Nicholas Oldroyd who is the Executive Chef on the Queen Mary 2.
In the interview you will hear him talk about the logistics of producing over 20,000 meals everyday for both the passengers and the crew – and just how they can serve 1,100 meals an hour at dinner time.
To listen to the episodes, you can listen online now using the audio players below or one of the following options:
- iTunes: subscribe for free to the Tips for Travellers Podcast on iTunes
- RSS feed: subscribe for free using the RSS feed
- Stitcher Radio
- Tips for Travellers mobile app (which has bonus PDF and video content with every episode): iTunes or Android via Amazon
Listen to Episode 89 of the Tips for Travellers Podcast (What exactly do a cruise ship Hotel Manager and Executive Chef do?) online now using the player below:
Help me to improve the Tips for Travellers blog by doing a short 10 question survey online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tipsfortravellers