Carnival UK

Senior Entertainment Host - Dance (Couple)

September 14, 2018
Carnival UK
Entertainment Jobs
Dancer, Host / Hostess
not specified

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Senior Entertainment Host - Dance on board our ships. Join us and you will discover that working at sea is more than just a job. It is a way of life. We are looking for people who have a real passion for guest experience and who love going the extra mile. You will visit different places, explore new worlds and gain experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.

As a market leader in the cruise industry, we operate spectacular ships all over the world. One of the main attractions for our guests is our world-class entertainment. The Senior Entertainment Host – Dance strive to ensure we provide exceptional entertainment for our guests.

The role of Senior Entertainment Host - Dance, your responsibilities will include:

  • Performing as a couple in evening entertainment and running  dance classes throughout the cruise.
  • Assisting and hosting a variety of events on board, including deck games, bingo’s, quizzes, game shows and karaoke.
  • Ensuring all guests are aware of the activities and entertainment available to them throughout their cruise.
  • Taking ownership of guests comments and ensuring any issues are followed up and dealt with effectively.
  • Being reactive to a fast paced and ever changing environment.
  • Supporting the entertainment department and other ship departments to ensure that the guests holiday runs smoothly and they have the best experience possible.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with guests and crew members.
  • The types of dance will include; Latin, ballroom, tango, cha cha, foxtrot, among others. Therefore the successful dance couple must be at an expert level in these dances.

As a Senior Entertainment Host - Dance in a fast paced environment, ideally we would love it if you had experience of working in a resort either in UK or abroad. Experience in hosting a variety of events and shows would be advantageous. However, we believe in hiring people with the right attitudes and strengths over their competencies.

In this high profile, customer-facing role, you will have a big part to play in ensuring unforgettable holiday happiness. You will need to be naturally organised and good at prioritising; additionally you will love delivering great service to guests and get a thrill out of making people happy. Your role will be exciting and varied and having a ‘can do’ attitude will help you manage an ever changing environment. The fact you can naturally calmly juggle priorities and adapt to change will make any changing circumstances run smoothly.

If you are a team player with the drive and determination to develop your career with a world-leading ship’s company that comprises the prestigious P&O Cruises and Cunard Line brands, join us on our journey. Life on board involves working 10 hours a day, 7 days a week for the time that you are on board.

About us

‘Better together’ is one of Carnival UK’s core values. This means we are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises and Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday happiness and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.

Our Cunard ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 175 years. Our ships are known as The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World.  We continue our legacy with Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. Our flagship, Queen Mary 2, provides the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. In 2022 our 4th Queen will join our Cunard fleet.

P&O Cruises have seven ships, including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015.  Our two new ships, the largest in the UK market, will join the fleet in 2020 and 2022. We offer experiences tailored towards British tastes by combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail. We ensure all passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time.

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun.  Join us on our journey, apply now.

Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Cruise Ship, in a 4/5* Hotel or in an Upscale Restaurant.

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Carnival UK

Carnival UK

A world of excitement, fun and possibilities

A market leader in the cruise industry, we operate ships all over the world. We’re most widely recognised by our famous brand names P&O Cruises and Cunard Line.

Working together, it’s our mission to be the most successful - the most spectacular - cruise company in Britain. To do this, we focus on providing the finest cruise experience for each and every customer. And of course, this isn’t possible without the skill and commitment of our people on board and ashore. That’s where you come in.

P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises is the largest cruise operator in the UK and, perhaps, the best-known in the world. Working on board the seven-ship fleet of Aurora, Oriana, Arcadia, Adonia, Oceana, Ventura and Azura, you’ll have the opportunity to experience luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, the Baltic, the Norwegian Fjords, the Caribbean, the Atlantic Islands, and round-the-world voyages.


Cunard Line offers the only regular transatlantic crossing service on board the world famous Queen Mary 2. The 1,968-passenger Queen Victoria, launched in November 2007, undertakes a number of different voyages, while the latest ship, the Queen Elizabeth, joined the fleet in Autumn 2010.

It takes great passion and real commitment to maintain our position at the top. That’s why we’re always looking for people, both shipboard and shoreside, who share our obsession and drive to provide the most memorable experiences imaginable.

This is your chance to join us on our journey.

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