Posts Tagged ‘Carnival Cruise Line’

Medical emergency forces Carnival Cruise ship to return to terminal

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Laura Byrne with the city of Mobile confirms that a Carnival cruise ship will be returning to port today after a medical emergency onboard has caused the ship to return. The cruise has reportedly NOT been canceled. (

Carnival Paradise To Offer Five Additional Cruises To Havana, Cuba, From Port Of Tampa In 2018

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at strong response to its first-ever cruises to Cuba announced earlier this year, Carnival Cruise Line has added five more voyages featuring extended calls in Havana in 2018. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Ship Skips Call Due to Engine Issues

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Carnival DreamAfter experiencing engine trouble on its current seven-night Caribbean voyage, Carnival Dream skipped a port call Friday to instead return directly to its homeport of New Orleans. (

Carnival Cruise Line Launches “Agentpalooza Rockin’ Moments” On Facebook

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is launching an “Agentpalooza Rockin’ Moments” contest for travel agents on its trade Facebook page starting today through September 1, 2017. (more…)

Nick Jonas to Perform Two Shipboard Concerts This Fall As Part of Carnival LIVE Concert Series

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated recording artist and award-winning songwriter Nick Jonas is the latest addition to the popular Carnival LIVE Concert Series, performing aboard Carnival Victory and Carnival Liberty this fall while the ships are docked in Nassau. (more…)

Carnival Tops Off National Ice Cream Month With A ‘FunDay Sundae’ Celebration For Kids From Charleston’s Connie Maxwell Children’s Home

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

To celebrate its commitment to the greater Charleston community and to mark National Ice Cream Month, Carnival Cruise Line hosted a “FunDay Sundae” celebration on board Carnival Ecstasy yesterday (31 July) for kids from the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in Charleston, South Carolina. (more…)

Carnival Extends Contract to Base Cruise Ship in Mobile

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is extending its contract to base a cruise ship on the Alabama coast in Mobile. Mayor Sandy Stimpson says the Miami-based company is extending its deal to sail from Mobile through December 2018. That means the city won’t endure a repeat of 2011, when the company ended service from Mobile. (

Carnival Cruise Line Gives Travel Agencies Opportunity To Choose What They Earn With ‘Amp Up Commission Challenge’

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is giving travel agencies the opportunity to earn higher commission percentages on bookings made from Sept. 1-30, 2017, with its new “AMP Up Commission Challenge.” (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Honors Top Travel Agencies With ‘Excellence Awards’

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is honoring 12 top travel agencies in the U.S. and Canada with its fourth annual Excellence Awards. The 12 award categories recognize the diversity of agencies the line works with by honoring specialties including retail, online, charter, incentive, host, franchise, and regional performance excellence. (more…)

Carnival to Expand Keyless Embarkation Program

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Passengers embark Carnival GloryCarnival Cruise Line is planning to expand its keyless embarkation program, a representative for the cruise line tells Travel Agent. Carnival started the program last fall onboard the Carnival Splendor and gradually rolled it out to the Carnival Glory, Carnival Sensation, Carnival Vista, Carnival Victory and Carnival Freedom. (

Carnival Cruise Line Hosts Seuss-a-Palooza Event Aboard Carnival Fantasy in Mobile

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line celebrated its partnership with the Port of Mobile and greater Mobile community today (July 24) by hosting a Seuss-a-Palooza event for kids attending the YMCA of South Alabama Summer Camp program. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line To Now Pay Travel Agents Commission On Future Cruise Credits

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has announced it will now pay travel agents commission on Future Cruise Credits applied to new bookings starting July 10, 2017. (more…)

Steel Cutting Ceremony Of The Third “Vista” Class Cruise Ship at Fincantieri

Friday, July 7th, 2017

The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line)The steel cutting ceremony of the third “Vista” class cruise ship, which Fincantieri is building for Carnival Cruise Line, a brand under Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise operator, took place today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera. She will be delivered in autumn 2019.

Carnival Cruise Line Thanks The Troops With The World’s First Social Media Powered Barbecue

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line joined forces with Operation Homefront today, July 5, 2017, to extend the July 4th holiday and thank men and women in uniform by hosting the world’s first “social media powered barbecue” for military troops at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.

Carnival launches its Tampa to Havana cruise

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Port Tampa Bay CEO Paul Anderson couldn’t stop himself from dancing Thursday as a band performed the mambo aboard the ship Carnival Paradise. It was a party, after all, a celebration of Carnival Cruise Line’s first-ever journey to Havana that would launch later that day. (

Carnival Partners With Roland to Enhance Entertainment

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Roland Corporation U.S. and Carnival Cruise Line have announced that they will work together to further the cruise line’s entertainment options across its entire 25-ship fleet. The new partnership will provide additional musical equipment and training as well as technical support to Carnival’s performers. (

Carnival Cruise Line And Houston Texans Gear Up For ‘Summer Kickoff’ Event With The Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line and the Houston Texans teamed up to host the first-ever Summer Kickoff event yesterday (June 27) with a variety of fun activities for kids at the Havard Boys & Girls Club in Houston.

Senior Officers Team Selected for New Carnival Horizon

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the appointment of the senior officers for its newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, which is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy and set to debut in spring 2018.

New Orleans Saints Players Cameron Jordan and Mark Ingram Showcase Their Talents During Fun Lip Sync Battle for Charity Aboard Carnival Dream

Monday, June 12th, 2017

New Orleans Saints players Cameron Jordan and Mark Ingram channeled their inner rock stars as they participated in the first-ever “Lip Sync Battle” for charity to a packed house yesterday aboard Carnival Dream while the ship was docked at the Port of New Orleans. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Names Scott Becher Vice President, Partnership and Loyalty

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Scott Becher, a highly seasoned marketing professional with extensive experience in sports and entertainment marketing and sponsorship innovation has joined the marketing leadership team at Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line. (more…)

Comedian Chris Tucker To Perform Two Shows As Part Of Carnival Live Concert Series

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Back by popular demand, comedian Chris Tucker has signed on for two shows aboard Carnival Breeze and Carnival Liberty this fall as part of the Carnival LIVE Concert Series. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Introduces Carnival EasyPay, Unique Interest-Free Installment Payment Service

Friday, June 9th, 2017

In a cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line has launched a convenient new pay-over-time program that allows guests to pay for their cruise in three monthly installments. (more…)

Fun Shops Complete Refurbishment on Carnival Cruise Ship

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

New onboard gift shops are ready for business onboard a Carnival Cruise Ship after being under refurbishment for almost two cruises. The Tax & Duty-Free Gift Shops onboard Carnival Valor have gone through a massive refurbishment and are opening tomorrow (June 7) for business. (

Carnival’s Newest Cruise Ship to Have New Cabin Category for Families, More Havana Cabins

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Carnival Horizon, the next big cruise ship to come from Carnival Cruise Lines, will have a new choice for families, as well as more of the popular Havana cabins. (

Naturama Tours & Adventures Named Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Tour Operator of the Year’

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Naturama Tours & Adventures – which each year provides thousands of Carnival Cruise Line guests with memorable and exciting experiences ashore in Mexico – has been named the cruise line’s “Tour Operator of the Year.” (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Makes the Largest Burger at Sea

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has been getting in National Burger Day mood which takes place on May 28. National Burger Day is almost upon us, one of our favorite days of the year! Carnival has been getting in on the action to celebrate with passengers onboard one of the ships. (

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates American Craft Beer Week with New Miami Guava Wheat Beer Brewed Exclusively on Carnival Vista

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

To celebrate American Craft Beer Week, Carnival Cruise Line has created a special one-of-a-kind tropical-flavored beer served exclusively at Carnival Vista’s RedFrog Pub & Brewery, the first brewery aboard a North American-based cruise ship. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Unveils ‘Carnival Studios’ in Davie, Fla.

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

In a move designed to further elevate its award-winning entertainment offerings across the fleet, Carnival Cruise Line yesterday unveiled “Carnival Studios,” a state-of-the-art 44,500-square-foot rehearsal venue in Davie, Fla., near the company’s Miami headquarters. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Named ‘Most Trusted Cruise Line In America’ By Reader’s Digest For Third Consecutive Year

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Carnival Vista: the  SkyrideFor the third consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has been named Most Trusted Cruise Line in America by Reader’s Digest, a Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (TMBI) company and one of the nation’s largest and most respected media brands.

Carnival’s Adolfo Perez Gets “Travel Agents Rock” Tattoo at Agentpalooza

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

This past weekend Carnival Cruise Line’s Adolfo Perez celebrated travel agents by getting “Travel Agents Rock” permanently inked on his upper arm. Carnival broadcast the event live on Facebook. (

Carnival Cruise Line Makes Changes to Future Cruise Vacation Program

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Passengers embark Carnival GloryCarnival Cruise Line is revamping its Future Cruise Vacation program, allowing passengers to book a new cruise at a promotional rate up to two weeks following their sailing. (

Carnival Introducing Online Pre-Sale Wi-Fi Packages On Carnival.Com

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is now offering guests an opportunity to pre-purchase Wi-Fi packages on prior to their cruise. The pre-purchase option is currently available on two ships – Carnival Vista and Carnival Fascination – with fleetwide rollout expected by mid-summer. (more…)