Posts Tagged ‘Carnival Cruise Line’

Girl dies after falling from cruise ship’s interior deck to one below in Miami

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

An 8-year-old girl died Saturday after falling from one deck in a cruise ship’s interior atrium to a lower deck, officials said. (

Carnival Fascination Cruises Canceled Until February 2018 to Assist FEMA Hurricane Effort

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Carnival Fascination (Carnival Cruise Line)Carnival Cruise Line has canceled all departures of Carnival Fascination through to the end of January 2018 so that the ship can be used for hurricane relief workers in the Caribbean. The ship will be chartered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for almost four months in a last-minute deal. (

Guy Fieri’s ‘Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse|Brewhouse’ To Debut Aboard New Carnival Horizon

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Guy Fieri’s ‘Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse|Brewhouse’ To Debut Aboard New Carnival Horizon (Courtesy Carnival Cruise Line)

Guy Fieri – a member of the American Royal National Barbecue Hall of Fame whose namesake burger joints are featured on 19 Carnival Cruise Line ships – will introduce a brand new full-service barbecue venue aboard Carnival Horizon when it debuts in spring 2018.

Carnival Cruise Line Partners with Dr. Seuss Enterprises to Introduce New ‘Be Kind/Dare to Care’ Shipboard Activities

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line and Dr. Seuss Enterprises have teamed up to offer a series of fun, educational shipboard activities designed to promote kindness, compassion and generosity among its younger cruisers and inspired by Dr. Seuss’ beloved children’s book Horton Hears a Who! (more…)

Carnival Offers Travel Agents Opportunity To Win Cash Prize, Cruises, Gift Cards And More With “Keep On Rockin” Sweepstakes

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is offering travel agents the opportunity to win a $10,000 cash prize, cruises and inaugural celebrations aboard the new Carnival Horizon, gift cards valued at $250, as well as branded “Travel Agents Rock” prizes as part of its new “Keep on Rockin” sweepstakes, which begins today (Oct.9) and runs through Nov. 5, 2017. (more…)

Carnival Elation Undergoing Extensive Renovation That Adds Water Park, Cabins, Balconies And Variety Of Food And Beverage Concepts

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Carnival ElationCarnival Elation is in the final stages of a multi-million-dollar makeover that includes the addition of an expansive new WaterWorks park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies to existing staterooms, and a variety exciting food and beverage concepts. (more…)

Carnival: No American Travelers Report Health Issues From Visiting Cuba. Norwegian Cruise Line also reports that it will continue to operate its Cuba cruises

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line will continue cruises to Cuba despite last week’s State Department travel warning, according to John Heald, the line’s brand ambassador. (

Golden Princess to Transfer to P&O Australia, Splendor Staying with Carnival

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The Golden Princess. (Photo Francisco Camino)Carnival Corporation announced that the Golden Princess will transfer from Princess Cruises, joining P&O Cruises Australia in 2020. The 2,600-passenger ship will also introduce the Ocean Medallion technology to the Australian market. Meanwhile, the Carnival Splendor, which was set to transfer to P&O Australia in late 2019, will stay with the Carnival Cruise Line brand. (

Carnival Fascination to Substitute in for Elation

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Carnival Fascination, in this image at Jacksonville  (Click to enlarge)Following the cancellation of a number of cruises aboard the Carnival Fascination departing from San Juan, the ship will now substitute in for a handful of Carnival Elation sailings. (

A free cruise for hurricane victims turned out to be a prank by a ‘heartless’ scammer

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

One man’s (or woman’s) devastating hurricane is another man’s cash cow. Take a wild guess which one is being called a “soulless, heartless wanker.” That would be the Facebook user who created a fake page advertising a free Carnival cruise for hurricane victims. (

Carnival Cruise Line Appoints Anomaly As Agency of Record

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Carnival's cruise experience involves an interactive and participatory style of holidayCarnival Cruise Line has appointed New York-based Anomaly as its strategic and creative agency of record. Anomaly was awarded the business following a competitive national search. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Preferred Partnership With Signature Travel Network

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Carnival joins its North American sister brands Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Cunard, and Seabourn as part of the World’s Leading Cruise Lines preferred supplier team with Signature. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Select Hurricane Harvey Relief Agencies for $2 Million Donation

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line, its parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have identified five non-profit organizations to receive a minimum of $2 million total in support of relief and rebuilding efforts following the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey.

Missing Cruise Ship Passenger Turns Up at Airport

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Regina Gilliam, the 26-year-old woman who was reported missing from a cruise ship Thursday, was found Sunday on St. Thomas at the Cyril E. King Airport. (

Police Seeking Community’s Assistance In Locating Missing Cruise Ship Passenger On St. Thomas

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

A cruise ship passenger went missing in St. Thomas on Thursday, after deboarding the Carnival Splendor ship she traveled to the island on, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday. (

Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation and Chairman Micky Arison’s Family Foundation to Donate $2 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line, and its parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation are pledging a minimum of $2 million to relief and rebuilding efforts in the Gulf Coast region in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the United States since 2004.

Teppanyaki Restaurant To Debut On Carnival Horizon Cruise Ship

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line’s Asian restaurant Bonsai just grew a little bigger; Bonsai Teppanyaki will debut onboard Carnival Horizon when it launches in spring 2018, making it the line’s first teppanyaki restaurant at sea. (

Anomaly Set to Win Carnival Cruise Creative Account

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line is set to name MDC Partners’ Anomaly its new creative agency of record, following a competitive review, according to people with knowledge of the matter. (

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.