Cover letter for cruise ship employment(4 samples)

This blog post will show samples of “cover letters for a cruise ship job.”

How to write a cover letter for a cruise ship employment

To get a cruise ship job, you need a well-written cover letter that showcases your passion for and dedication to the industry. When writing a cover letter for a restaurant job, these are some of the essential things to include in your letter:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient or hiring manager).”
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Write a short sentence about why you’re interested in the position.
  • State your skills and work experience; ensure they are similar to the job position. When stating your skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position further.”

Sample 1:







I saw your job posting online, and it instantly created a spark of interest in me. After hours of deliberation, I finally decided to submit my resume to your good office for you to review. As a highly-skilled and goal-driven professional with an extensive background in the hotel and food industry, I believe that I can be a great asset to your company.

I graduated from [Robert Morris University] in [Moon Township, Pennsylvania] with the degree of [Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts]. I have a [3 years] of experience working in various 5-star hotels as a chef. As of the present, I am working under [American Cruise Lines] as one of their Cruise Ship Chef for the past [4 years]. My work revolves around facilitating food planning and menu development, along with my co-chefs and other kitchen staff. I conduct thorough monitoring of the kitchen employees’ day-to-day workflow to see if they are executing their functions and if they are adhering to the state’s and ship’s sanitation and safety regulations.

With my extensive experience and excellent credentials, along with my skills in communication, interpersonal, and leadership, I am confident that I can be your next Cruise Ship Chef. I am genuinely hoping for you to consider my application. I have already included my contact information in this letter and my resume for your convenience, so please do not hesitate to call. The best time to contact me would be from [8 AM] to [10 AM]. I hope to hear soon from you. Thank you.

Sincerely Yours, 





Sample 2:

“Your Name

222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB


Mrs Jane Smith

ABC Company

All Streets

Any Town



Dear Sir/Madam,

Application for the role of (job title)

I would like to apply for the role of (job title) on board (name of cruise ship). I have seen your advertisement in (which publication/online and when).

I am experienced in providing good customer service to many different people and I have worked in many supporting type roles from concierge to restaurant work, reception duties etc. I like the buzz of being able to provide good service and ensure that my guests have a good holiday experience. 

I have traveled many times for personal and business reasons and I have no issue with being away from home for long periods of time. I am organized and pay attention to detail, I like to ensure that I do the best that I can in my work. I have excellent communication skills and work well in a team environment.

My CV shows in detail my skills and experiences, if you have any questions relating to my previous work history, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to answer any questions that you have.

Thank you for reading my CV and cover letter and I look forward to hearing from you.

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Yours sincerely


Sample 3:

“Jamya Patrick

City, State, Zip Code

Cell: 000-000-0000

Dear Mr. Wyatt,

I am writing to apply for the Cabin Crew position with Sundance Cruise Lines. I am a professional with over six years of experience in housekeeping and customer service.

In my current position as Housekeeping Staff with Pleasant Inn, I provide room cleaning services to hotel guests, refresh linen, answer patron questions and assist in various other aspects of improving visitors’ hotel stays. I am conscientious and hard working, always striving to complete a task above or beyond expectations. I have great time management and organizational skills, allowing me to stay on schedule while completing jobs efficiently.

Most importantly, my interpersonal skills are strong, and I am dedicated to customer service; I enjoy helping guests and am able to handle even delicate situations with finesse. I have received the “Staff Member of the Year” award twice for my impeccable service. It would be my pleasure to share my expertise, skills and passion with the guests and staff of Sundance Cruise Lines as a member of the Cabin Crew.

I know you will find me to be an outstanding and qualified candidate for your Cabin Crew position. Please do not hesitate to reach out to schedule an interview at your convenience. I look forward to meeting with you and appreciate your consideration.


Jamya Patrick”

Sample 4:

“Dear Hiring Manager,

I am a maritime professional with 15+ years of planning and directing fleet maintenance strategy, as a licensed and degreed marine engineer and Navy Surface Warfare Officer. It is with great enthusiasm that I submit my application for the position of Director, Strategic Maintenance Planning with Carnival Cruise Line in Miami, FL.

As you will see from the attached resume, while my career has been built upon a variety of roles and responsibilities, one consistent element has been safe, effective, and efficient marine operations. A sound maintenance strategy, leveraging reliable readiness data, available spares, and engaged stakeholders, is a critical enabler of those operations.

From executing planned maintenance as a deck and engine (technical) officer aboard a variety of military and commercial ships to developing maintenance strategy as the Navy Atlantic Fleet Shipboard Combat Systems Readiness Officer, I have accumulated extensive experience managing the maintenance, repair, and logistics support of vessels globally. Additionally, I have had the distinct privilege of a nearly 2-year CLIA mentorship and have gained a broad understanding of cruise ship operations.

I am thrilled at the possibility of becoming an integral part of Carnival Corporation & PLC and helping exceed guest expectations while safeguarding guests, crew, ships, and the environment through the execution of a sound maintenance strategy. My maritime education, Navy experience, CLIA relationship and passion to set the conditions for a culture of maintenance excellence align well with your requirements and give me the knowledge, skills and abilities required to excel in this role.

I appreciate your consideration and look forward to an opportunity to discuss this role with you. I will contact you next week to address any initial questions you may have.

Warmest regards,”

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I write an application letter to a restaurant worker?

“All my experience and skills would make me a great new addition to your establishment. I have attached my resume, which contains a more in-depth look at my experiences and skills. I look forward to hearing from you and would love to visit your restaurant for an interview. Thank you for your time and consideration.”

How do you say you have no experience but are willing to learn in a cover letter?

Example: “I believe that my enthusiasm and willingness to learn make me a strong candidate.”

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