AIDA Cruises Holds Recruitment Caravan in the Visayas

Successful applicants during AIDA Cruises' Recruitment Caravan at MMC Cebu​


AIDA Cruises, Germany’s leading cruise line, in cooperation with Magsaysay Maritime Corporation (MMC), held the popular AIDA Recruitment Caravan in two major Visayan cities, Boracay and Cebu. 

The first leg of the caravan was held on October 24 to 28 at the MMC Office in Cebu City. Out of the 561 applicants from Cebu, Bohol, Leyte and other neighboring provinces, 144 candidates successfully passed the screening. On November 7, the second leg of the event kicked off at the Malay Action Center in the world-renowned Boracay Island in Aklan to accommodate applicants from Western Visayas and nearby provinces. The event, which ended on November 9, recruited 163 locals out of the 650 applicants. Successful applicants will occupy hospitality and technical positions onboard AIDA vessels including Bar, Galley, Housekeeping, F&B, Spa, Photography, and Provision Departments.

The recruitment activities were spearheaded by Imke Mecke, Senior Manager for Recruitment of AIDA Cruises; Deanne Joyce Vallar, MMC Fleet Manager for AIDA; Dennis Belaras and Jinella Marie Castaneda, Sourcing Specialists of MMC; Baby Hadloc, Branch Manager of MMC Cebu; Auguste Izhar C. Pepito, Sourcing and Recruitment Officer of MMC Cebu; Hiyas Kristine Homena, Branch Manager of MMC Iloilo; and Myra Hingpit, Branch Manager of MMC Bacolod.

AIDA Cruises has been partnering with MMC in recruiting Filipino seagoing professionals since 2006.


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AIDA Recruitment Caravan at the Malay Action Center, Boracay

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