The Adonia winner was Harish Bhandari from HDLI
‘Patient, polite and friendly. Harish goes to great lengths to assist in any way he can. A great asset to Adonia.' Harish received several passenger nominations, particularly for fixing a complicated problem with a laptop.
‘Without his help and patience regarding my ignorance of my iPad, my holiday would not have been as great’ and ‘He is always polite, patient and helpful, especially with internet difficulties. Nothing is too much trouble’, was just some of the praise Harish received.
The Oceana winner was Kamal Jadav, laundry staff
He was nominated by a colleague for returning £250 left by mistake in a trouser pocket. Kamal happened to check the pockets and returned the money to the owner the next morning without being asked.
The Arcadia winner was Sidhdesh Lad, accommodation assistant
Sidhesh received 17 Crew nominations for going the extra mile for organising the live telecast of T20 World Cup matches for all the crew in the mess during his own time. He also keeps the Crew Bar clean and tidy, which has been appreciated by all of the crew.
The Oriana winner was Anna Cichecka, assistant crew manager
Anna was outside in Lisbon when she noticed a blind couple travelling without assistance rejoining the ship. Instead of assuming it was someone else's responsibility, she assisted them in boarding and took them to their cabin where she spent two hours explaining the cabin, the facilities, the activities, etc. This was really going the extra mile.
The Aurora winner was Sara Cobb
On 20th March, Sara organised a Macmillan charity walk-a-thon. She went the extra mile and encouraged both the ship’s company and the passengers to take part, raising money for this very worthy cause. Passenger comments included this: ‘Sara is friendly, efficient, sincere and a treasure to P&O Cruises. She remembers passengers’ names and faces year after year’.
The Ventura winner was Dennis Castillo, electrical fitter.
Dennis is an outstanding performer. He has gone the extra mile by fixing both tazzine coffee machine in and out of work time, and when Vitality were onboard, Dennis shadowed them to complete extra training, which was also completed in his own time. Dennis is always willing to help and he is a credit to Ventura.
The Azura winner was Romel Duron, Waste Disposal Supervisor
Romel consistently provides a very professional and dependable service. He never turns away a job regardless of workload and always maintains a cheerful and polite disposition. His professional knowledge and skills are evident in the high standard of maintenance and safety in the waste disposal department. He and his team undertook the laborious task of breaking up 44 washing machines for scrap! Although largely unseen, Romel is a vital member of the operation onboard Azura.