The middle of the hour consisted of Ron, the Cruise Director, telling us who would be entertaining, explaining the various activities, and narrating a video about the ship in general.
then dragged out the headline entertainers to introduce them.
We received a handwritten note from the Cruise Director, Ron Goodman, welcoming us on board.
note also said to let him know if we need anything, which he
always says to us.
We never want anything worth asking for, but it's nice of him to ask.
does do a very good job at what he
does and he
is always appropriately nice to us.
Then took us back out to the entrance to get a photo with us and Ron, the current Cruise Director.
That seemed to throw a bit of a curve to Ron
, who was about to start the proceedings, but he
went along with it just fine.
Our photos from the Crystal Society Party were finally posted, so we cashed in our free photo letters and bought the one of us with the Captain and Andrew , plus our special photo with Ron
Ron, the Cruise Director, opened the show that features the ship's band, Jimmy Travis, and "Reba", an incredible look-alike who had everyone fooled.
There were brief, appropriate, words by Ron
, Thomas Mazloum, Gregg Michel, and the Captain.
After brief speeches by Ron
and David, they counted down and shot off a confetti cannon filled with sparkling metallic paper.