Cruise NewsOne of Carnival Cruise Line's Most Popular Cruise Directors is Retiring

One of Carnival Cruise Line’s Most Popular Cruise Directors is Retiring

Jaime Dee, one of Carnival Cruise Line’s most popular cruise directors, is retiring next month.  She has worked on several Carnival cruise ships is currently cruise director on Carnival Paradise.  She has been with the cruise line for almost 11 years.

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She originally set out to work on a cruise ship for six months.  She has won various awards with Carnival Cruise Line including Cruise Director of the Year, Leader of the Month, Fun Squad Development, and New Hire Support trophies.

Working on Carnival cruise ships for over 10 years, she was able to meet friends from over 60 countries while traveling all around the world including the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, South America, and Cuba.

Jaime Dee announced on her Facebook Page plans to step down from her position at Carnival on May 7, 2018. She stated that the decision to step down was one of the hardest she’s ever had to make in her life.  She went on to say that the reason for her leaving the cruise line was to “keep growing personally and professionally while focusing on the future and my family.”

You can read the entire goodbye message she posted on Facebook in the embed below:

She is headed back home to Houston, Texas where she will take over as Director of Recreation at the Woodlands Resort.  Cruise Fever wishes her the best at her new position at the Woodlands.

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  1. Congratulations. I am happy for you. I had the opportunity to cruise with you twice. From early in the morning, to late each night you were always there including disembarkation. Your a wonderful person & even though the decision you made had to be difficult, I am sure you will transition quickly to a much less hectic pace. I thought you were the best cruise director. I wish you al l the best.

  2. I am so happy for you! You have worked hard and I know you will continue to do the same wherever you go. You do all with excellence. We had the pleasure of cruising with you and meeting Mickey Live on the same cruise. I feel happy for you but a little sad for Carnival!! Congratulations! Hugs and love.

  3. We love you Jaime, you are such an amazing person. Wishing you more love and happiness on your new position.

    We will miss you, but hope to come visit.

  4. OMG… I am so happy for you. We sailed the partial Panama canal journeys cruise with you last December. You made our trip so fun. I thought that you showed more enthusiasm than any of the other CD’s I have sailed with. You had us older folks to deal with but….. you succeeded. You had us partying like it was 1995. lol Thank you for making our days on that cruise so fun and I wish you the best in this new chapter of you life.
    You are in my part of the country now… Maybe we will meet up again.

  5. Thank you so much for posting this. I will truly miss my Carnival family! Hope to see all of the wonderful friends I have made in the Woodlands! I will keep you posted with my travels. Thank you for the article and looking forward to the next chapter <3

    • We wish you the very best, Jaime. Thank you for helping make so many cruise passenger’s experiences memorable. Enjoy that next chapter!

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