Airline pursers and flight attendants ensure the safety/comfort of passengers, serve food/beverages, and provide information.
Ship pursers attend to the safety/comfort of passengers, supervise ship attendants, and conduct some business activities.
Flight pursers co-ordinate the activities of flight attendants, provide service to passengers during flight and complete reports.
Ship pursers supervise ship attendants, arrange activities for passengers and conduct ship's business, such as signing on crew, maintaining payroll records, assisting passengers in preparing customs declarations and supervising baggage storage.
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