This frees cruise directors to concentrate on their stage work and interaction with passengers.
The entertainment director will be part of the senior shipboard management team and responsible for coordinating programming, scheduling and various administrative duties.
The cruise director will report to the entertainment director.
Butch Begovich, Kevin Noonan and James Charlton of Carnival's guest operations team will be responsible for rolling out the new program which is expected to be fleetwide in approximately two years.
Carnival will be hiring entertainment directors from both its existing workforce and through various recruitment efforts.