Posts Tagged ‘Carnival Cruise Line Australia’

Carnival Cruise Line celebrates 5 years in Australia

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line celebrated its fifth anniversary in Australia today, October 18, with the world’s longest conga line at sea, marking the first ever World Conga Day™. (

Carnival Cruise Line Australia and Lord Nelson Raise a Glass to ThirstyFrog?s 200,000th Milestone

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has toasted the success of Australia’s first custom-made cruise beer, ThirstyFrog Summer Ale. Launched three years ago, the specially created Ale – developed in partnership with The Lord Nelson Brewery – has proved one of the most popular beers on Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend.

Carnival Cruise Line Australia ups the stakes with stellar talent line-up for 2017 Melbourne Cup Cruise

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line announces its impressive line-up of onboard talent who will be equipping guests with everything they need to win big and dress to impress at the “race that stops the nation” this year. (more…)

New research from Carnival Cruise Line Australia reveals the rise of the ‘Honeyboomers’

Monday, July 10th, 2017

The research polled over 1,000 Australians (couples with children aged 13+), revealing more than three quarters (76%) of couples miss having fun with their partner and over one third (35%) believe a child-free holiday will help them remember why they fell in love. (

Carnival Launches 2018-19 Australian Cruises Including Maiden Visits to Thailand & Vietnam

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has launched its 2018-19 program which features more than 70 sailings from Sydney and Melbourne, 19 short cruises and 43 longer cruises to the South Pacific and New Zealand. (

Carnival Australia Commemorates Anzac Day with Special Service in Sydney Harbour

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Carnival SpiritFormer Royal Australian Navy Commander John Hodges will head back to sea for the first time since his retirement from the Navy in 1989 to lead a special Anzac Day service onboard Carnival Spirit in Sydney Harbour on April 25. (

Cruising to play a key part in Queensland Tourism’s recovery

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Carnival Australia Executive Chairman Ann Sherry today pledged that cruising would play a significant part in Queensland’s economic recovery from Cyclone Debbie’s onslaught. (

Carnival Australia Marks National Beer Day with a Toast to ThirstyFrog

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has raised a glass to the success of Australia’s first bespoke cruise beer – ThirstyFrog Summer Ale, with almost 200,000 schooners enjoyed at sea since the refreshing craft ale was launched three years ago. (more…)

Another Legendary Season for Carnival Cruise Line Down Under

Friday, March 31st, 2017

The Carnival LegendWith the Australian summer cruise season coming to a close, Carnival Cruise Line is preparing to farewell Carnival Legend after her third summer of fun down under. (more…)

MKR Takes to the High Seas with Carnival Cruise Line Australia

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has signed up as an official 2017 sponsor of Australia’s number one show, Channel Seven’s My Kitchen Rules, with its Sydney-based ship Carnival Spirit set to make a guest appearance in two episodes this week. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Opens the Doors to its Fun Shops for Australian Cruises

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is helping Australian travellers take the hassle out of gift shopping on their cruise following the Down Under debut of its popular Fun Shops program, designed to help guests celebrate special occasions onboard. (more…)

Cruise-ship cleaning standards in lawyers’ sights

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

The cleaning of cruise ships between trips looks set to be in focus as lawyers eye Carnival Australia for a lawsuit over recent gastro-ridden cruises. The Courier Mail reported that Shine Lawyers had been contacted by passengers keen for compensation for disappointment and personal injury after they were hit by norovirus during cruises on the Sun Princess. (

Carnival’s Australian Team Adds First International Rep

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

With its global fleet continuing to expand and an increasing number of Australians looking for new Carnival experiences, Carnival Cruise Line has welcomed a new team member to its Sydney-based office to focus solely on international cruises. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line has launched its free mobile app, Carnival Hub, on its Australia–based ships

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Guests will be able to use the Carnival Hub to maximise their fun throughout their cruise, with the app featuring the cruise line’s Fun Times daily activities schedule as well as a ‘favourites’ function allowing guests to bookmark the day’s best events. (more…)

Carnival Spirit in Sydney on Halloween Eve

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Sydney Harbour was full of witchcraft as well as watercraft this morning (Oct. 31), with a coven of witches greeting the superliner Carnival Spirit as she slipped into the city on the eve of Halloween. (

Carnival Spirit Stays in Sydney as Carnival Unveils New 2018 Schedule

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Carnival Spirit - The Atrium Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled its latest program of cruises from Australia, revealing that Carnival Spirit will continue to be based in Sydney full-time in 2018. (more…)

Get into the Spirit of Halloween with Carnival Australia

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Carnival SpiritFrom pumpkins to palm trees and witches to white sandy beaches, Carnival Cruise Line is serving up a South Pacific spooktacular in 2017 with both of its local ships offering a Halloween cruise to New Caledonia. (more…)

Carnival Australia Jumps Onboard with Cruise Month

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Each of the cruise operator’s seven lines – P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Cunard, P&O Cruises World Cruising and Seabourn – is offering deals and savings to celebrate Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia’s inaugural month-long promotion.

Carnival Australia Backs a Winner with Champion Jockey Joining Cup Cruise

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line has shortened its odds ahead of this year’s Melbourne Cup cruise, adding Cup-winning jockey Wayne Harris to its already strong field of onboard talent.

Carnival Australia Makes Cruising More Social with New Wifi Plans

Friday, May 13th, 2016

The Carnival LegendCarnival Cruise Line’s guests will be well-connected following the launch of cheaper and faster internet and social media packages on the cruise line’s Australia-based ships this month. (more…)

Carnival Australia launches Facebook group exclusively for agents

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line has launched a new Facebook group – Carnival Fun Zone – designed exclusively for its travel agent friends. (

Shannan Ponton Set to Motivate Carnival Australian Cruisers in 2016

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line’s guests will have a helping hand with their health and fitness goals this year, following the return of fitness and healthy living expert Shannan Ponton to the cruise line’s local ships. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Australia team to Offer International Sales Support

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that its local team will provide support to Australian travel agents booking the cruise line’s international itineraries from January 1, 2016. (more…)

Carnival Australia Proud Of Its Leadership Role As Cruising Achieves One Million Passengers A Year Landmark

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

“Carnival Australia is proud of its leading role in the landmark achievement of a million Australian cruise passengers a year”, CEO Ann Sherry said following the release of the cruise industry’s latest annual growth report.

Top Director leaving Carnival Australia

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry has announced that the company’s Commercial Director Princess Cruises, Alan Stuart is leaving Carnival on July 11. (

Sales Managers Appointed as Carnival Australia’s Multi-Brand Sales Focus Takes Shape

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Carnival Australia’s new brand specific sales structure is up and running with two newly appointed sales managers starting in their new roles this week. (

Carnival Australia to set up brand specific sales teams

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Carnival Australia, which operates Carnival Corp & plc brands in the Antipodes, says it will introduce a new sales structure to maximise the selling power of its cruise brands and build on its leadership position in the world’s fastest growing cruise market. (

Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry AO Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Sydney’s Macquarie University awarded an honorary doctorate to Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry AO in recognition of her significant contribution to the government and corporate sectors. (

Carnival Australia Starts New Year with New Crew Member

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Carnival Australia has appointed Ainsley Pope as Public Relations Manager to help drive communications in Australia and New Zealand for its cruise lines. (

Carnival Australia Announces Senior Strategic Development

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

In line with continuing strong industry growth, Carnival Australia Chief Executive Officer Ann Sherry has established a senior strategic development role at Australia’s leading cruise company. (