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Who is the assistant banquet manager?

The hospitality industry has many, many different career and job opportunities. We’ve spent the last while exploring a whole bunch of job descriptions, such as what it takes to be an Assistant Banquet Manager…

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The end of the season

As the fairy lights (Christmas lights) are taken down from all of the trees around the reef, it finally dawns on me that this marks the end of the season. This means that most of the members are headed up North to their other properties where it’s much cooler and is no longer snowing…

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Halfway through my time at Ocean Reef

We have reached the halfway point. It saddens me to think that within less than two months I will have to pack up and leave this wonderful life I’ve become accustomed to… Don’t get me wrong; I do miss my family and country…

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Life at Ocean Reef

Ocean Reef is paradise away from the city (45 minutes to be exact); it is one of the best private member-only clubs in the State of Florida. The club boasts a 4000ft landing strip at the private airport, its very own fully equipped medical center…

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Natalie Brown’s onboard life

Natalie Brown studied Hotel, Food and Beverage Management at The International Hotel School (IHS) and graduated in 2010. At the age of 24, this Durban girl has visited over 150 countries while working on a cruise ship. Natalie shares her insight into Seabourn life…

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150 countries on a Cruise Ship

In just two years, Natalie Brown visited over 150 different countries – just one of the doors of opportunity that her Hotel Management and Food and Beverage studies at The International Hotel School (IHS) opened up…

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Departure day

It was the morning of my departure day… I was stuck doing some last minute packing and still needed to go to the mall to get some essentials; it seemed like l’d left it all to the very last minute and my mom was not pleased at all!

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Gabriella Marcelino’s interview on Heart FM

Listen to Gabriella Marcelino’s interview on Heart 104.9 FM and find out more about Gabriella by reading about her work experience in the Bahamas in Blessed in the Bahamas and The life, loves, and travels of Gabriella Marcelino …

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I embarked on a journey – a dream come true

As a growing child I remember that I always had a passion for hospitality. I was the child who would get very excited when an occasion was being celebrated, whether it be a small birthday party, or a wedding. I was always keen on being involved in the coordination of these functions …

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