The cost of daily service charges on cruise ships operated by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has increased again, to as much as $20 per person, per day according to several news sites. Cruzely and The Street report that the new charges reflect a “hike of $1.50 daily for The Haven and Suites, no change for
Carnival Cruise Line just increased its automatic gratuities on drinks (both alcohol and non-alcohol) from 15% to 18%.
Automatic gratuities result in money being deducted directly from the guest’s accounts.
A Carnival employee sent a copy of a letter from Richard Morse, Carnival’s Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations, explaining that from the the 3%…