Carnival Reviews

Updated 29 Jul 2020

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4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
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Carnival Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Micky Arison (no image)
Micky Arison
276 Ratings
Pros
  • "you work and enjoy traveling and explore the world(in 50 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and fun place to be at Monday to Friday(in 41 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, hard to move your location after joining(in 111 reviews)

  • "Cruise Industry is hurting due to Covid-19- many lay off happened(in 43 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Technical Controller in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Global diverse company, career driven, training and support available to progress.

    Cons

    Some bureaucracy that’s typical of a large company.

  2. "Good company to work for!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Guest Relations Representative in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Carnival part-time

    Pros

    The people are fantastic! Opportunity for company wide feedback Open plan office Canteen with hot and cold food as well as drinks

    Cons

    No parking Brands such as Princess Cruises and HAL do not have the same visibility Takes a while to bring in new technology


  3. "Carnival"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Carnival is a great place to work

    Cons

    You must work on the sea

  4. "great, fun, challenging place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    people oriented, work-life balance good, environmentally responsible, fun and happy place to work in the office too. great Southampton location and huge discount

    Cons

    hierarchical management structure makes change difficult to implement. also, pay structure is unclear and not fair across same departments

  5. "Politics are key"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Credit Controller in Southampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    If face fits, you will do well

    Cons

    Politics run that place. Lots of illegal activity as well

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  6. "Great brands and people"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Southampton, England

    I have been working at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Great brands, Discounted cruises and Mostly lovely people to work with

    Cons

    No autonomy and due to town centre location No provided parking

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Mostly a great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategy Director in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative and friendly Great product Good long-term opportunities

    Cons

    Very short-term focused Big egos preventing good decisions

  8. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Southampton, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Devoted, passionate and diverse team, orientated around the guest, travel industry, great product

    Cons

    I don't have any to mention

  9. "Good company to start your career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marine Engineer Officer in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Carnival full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Traveling the world and very good training courses

    Cons

    Not the best pay in the cruise industry, too heavy management

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  10. "Life Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Shore Excursions Manager in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Worldwide travel, tax free salary, meeting people

    Cons

    Restrictions on freedoms, lots of rules, guests being a pain

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