About us

Over the last eight years, Cruise Job Lounge has established as a popular cruise job fair. Twice a year, numerous international cruise companies and selected hotels from Germany and Europe look for motivated, committed and qualified employees. The organizer of the Cruise Job Lounge is connect career GmbH.

connect career GmbH

Since the foundation of Connect Worldwide Recruiting Agency in 2000, the agency has been successfully operating internationally and are the only German recruitment agency specializing in the cruise industry. The range of services also includes recruitment for larger hotels in Germany and Europe.

The agency was founded in 2000 by Daniela Fahr, who has worked on board various cruise liners and in human resources for several years. After 19 years, Daniela handed the successful company into new experienced hands. As connect career GmbH, the agency has its home port in Rostock since 2019 and still advises and supports applicants and cruise companies with plenty of energy.

Through its many years of intensive cooperation with 20 well-known cruise lines, which together keep about 1,000 ocean and river cruise ships moving, connect has developed a unique range of experience and extraordinary expertise in the targeted placement of qualified staff. Due to extensive direct contacts with crew and management as well as frequent invitations to ship visits and launches, connect always has the latest information from the industry and understands both the requirements of the cruise lines and the applcants’ expectations and brings both sides together successfully.

Placements concentrate on areas of ​​hotel industry and gastronomy such as hotel management, F&B, galley, service, bar, reception, housekeeping, animation and guest services. These include entry-level positions as well as the middle, senior and top management positions. Hundreds of applicants are  successfully placed each year. The service is free for all applicants. For several years, due to increasing demand further areas such as spa/wellness/cosmetics, animation/care, stage technology (lighting/sound) as well as electronics and IT are served.

For further information please visit www.connectjobs.de/en