Posts Tagged ‘Carnival Cruise Line’

Leadership change for Carnival UK

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Josh Weinstein, corporate treasurer of parent company Carnival Corporation & plc, will become president of Carnival UK following the planned departure of current CEO David Noyes in July after six years in the business. (more…)

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Cruise Ship Passenger

Friday, March 24th, 2017

The Coast Guard Thursday night suspended the search for a 23-year-old Florida man who went overboard on a Carnival cruise ship north of Cuba early Wednesday. (

Carnival cruise ship nearly plows into jet skiers before dramatic rescue

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Two spring-breakers in Port Canaveral, Fla., were almost rammed by a Carnival Cruise ship after falling off their jet ski and landing in the path of the oncoming ocean liner. (

New Cruise Port Announced For East Grand Bahama

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

A NEW cruise port in East Grand Bahama will be constructed on the north shore west of Stat Oil in an area that has been determined to suffer the least devastating environmental effects. Prime Minister Perry Christie revealed that the cruise port will take two years to build and will significantly benefit the island. (

Carnival Horizon launched today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera

Friday, March 10th, 2017

“Carnival Horizon”, the new ship of Carnival Cruise Line, brand of the Carnival Group, the world’s largest cruise ship operator, was launched today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera. (more…)

Cruise ship approached Baltimore pier too fast in gangway crash, report says

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The National Transportation Safety Board says a cruise ship returning from a weeklong trip to Florida and the Bahamas last May approached a Baltimore pier too quickly and at too steep an angle before it struck a gangway and caused nearly $2.1 million in damage. (

Carnival Launches Travel Agent Trivia Game In Honor Of Company’s 45th Anniversary

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line kicks off a travel agent trivia contest today on its trade-dedicated Facebook page to commemorate the company’s 45th anniversary. The line’s first ship, the TSS Mardi Gras, departed on her inaugural cruise from Miami on March 11, 1972. (more…)

Carnival Splendor Is Sailing on Revised Itinerary to the Bahamas

Monday, March 6th, 2017

The Carnival Splendor (Courtesy Carnival Cruise Line)Carnival Splendor docked at Miami as planned on Sunday morning, disembarking those passengers who sailed on last week’s less-port-intensive cruise. (

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebrated with Fun Family-Friendly Event Aboard Carnival Elation in Jacksonville

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Today is Dr. Seuss’ birthday and to mark the occasion Carnival Cruise Line held a fun, family-friendly event aboard Carnival Elation in Jaxport, part of a fleetwide celebration of the world’s most beloved children’s author. (more…)

2018 ShipRocked Cruise Dates Announced

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

It’s never too early to start planning ahead, and for those who love spending some time up close and personal with your favorite hard rock and metal bands, you’ll want to start planning for ShipRocked 2018. (

Cruise ship passengers say construction at sea spoiled vacation

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Carnival GlorySome passengers on a South Florida-based cruise line said their vacation was spoiled by construction. Varis Ozols said he, his wife and their young son were hoping to have a relaxing stay on the Carnival Glory cruise ship. Instead, they found nearly an entire deck closed for construction. (

How Birchbox, Carnival Cruise and more use the Instagram album feature

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Within a week after Instagram introduced an album feature that lets users upload up to 10 videos and static images in one single post, brands like Birchbox and Carnival Cruise Line are already testing it. (

Carnival Cruise Line Appoints New Members To Its Travel Partner Advisory Committee For 2017

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has appointed 31 new members to its 2017 Travel Partner Advisory Committee (TPAC). Each year, the line invites select travel partners spanning an array of agency models to participate in the committee. (more…)

Carnival Sensation Undergoes Extensive Renovation

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Carnival Sensation has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation and emerged with a variety of popular food and beverage concepts, as well as a new nautical-themed children’s play area. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Expands ‘Carnival Journeys’ Program

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its popular Carnival Journeys enrichment cruise series with 13 new 12- to 14-day seagoing adventures departing from homeports along the East and West Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico in 2018 and 2019.

Carnival Offers Travel Agents ‘Funomenal Group Sail’ Promotion Through March 15

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

As part of a new “FUNomenal Group Sail” promotion, Carnival Cruise Line is reducing its initial deposit requirement by fifty percent for group bookings, as well as offering an enhanced free cruise berth program, through March 15, 2017. (more…)

Passenger missing from Jacksonville-based cruise ship

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Carnival ElationThe U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 24-year-old man who reportedly went overboard Tuesday morning from the Carnival Elation cruise ship about 15 miles southwest of Abaco, Bahamas. (

Carnival Cruise Line to begin sailing to Cuba starting in June 2017 from Tampa

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at the history-making launch of cruises from the U.S. to Cuba on Carnival Corporation’s Fathom brand last year, the company’s namesake and largest cruise brand — Carnival Cruise Line — has now received approval to sail to Cuba. (more…)

Carnival Dream Undergoes Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation, Emerges with Exciting New Dining and Bar Concepts

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Carnival DreamThe New Orleans-based Carnival Dream recently completed an extensive makeover that added a variety of exciting food and beverage concepts. Following the renovation, which took place in Freeport, The Bahamas, the 130,000-ton ship yesterday resumed its year-round schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises from the Big Easy. (more…)

Carnival Splendor To Operate 14-Day Alaska Cruise Round-Trip From Long Beach In August 2018

Friday, February 10th, 2017

The Carnival Splendor (Courtesy Carnival Cruise Line)Continuing the expansion of its popular Carnival Journeys longer duration enrichment sailings, Carnival Splendor will offer a 14-day Alaskan adventure round-trip from Long Beach, Calif., featuring awe-inspiring sites such as majestic Hubbard Glacier and a day-long visit to Icy Strait Point, an unspoiled wilderness area offering some of the best whale and bear watching in the state and the world’s longest zip-line. (more…)

New Carnival Horizon to Offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York in spring and summer 2018

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that the new Carnival Horizon will offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York in spring and summer 2018, part of the ship’s inaugural season that includes previously announced voyages to Europe from Barcelona and the Caribbean from New York and Miami. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Adds Seafood Shacks to Several Ships

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Following the debut of the New England-inspired Seafood Shack eatery aboard the recently launched Carnival Vista, the concept has been expanded to seven additional ships throughout the fleet, Carnival Cruise Line reports. (

Carnival Ecstasy Undergoes Multi-million-dollar Makeover

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Carnival EcstasyThe Charleston, S.C.-based Carnival Ecstasy has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation that has added a variety of new dining and beverage innovations. (more…)

Carnival cruise passenger: “People were getting sick everywhere”

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Carnival cruise passengers describe the ending of their trip as a miserable experience. The cruise ship, Fantasy, was delayed arriving in Mobile, Alabama for a day because of rough seas. Passengers who got off the ship today, tell us just about everyone got seasick. (

Carnival Horizon to Debut with a Series of European Voyages in 2018 Followed by Caribbean Itineraries from New York and Miami

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line)For the inaugural season of its newest ship, Carnival Horizon, debuting in April 2018, Carnival Cruise Line has assembled a wide array of exciting and diverse itineraries featuring breathtaking destinations throughout the Mediterranean and Caribbean. (more…)

Carnival Legend Sails Furthest South on First New Zealand Cruise

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

The Carnival LegendAustralia’s Carnival Legend is becoming the most travelled vessel in the 25-ship Carnival Cruise Line fleet after its inaugural New Zealand cruise last week.

Severe weather delays return of cruise ship

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

While the weather has calmed down on the coast, out in the Gulf, it’s another story. Winds and seas remain so rough that the Carnival cruise ship Fantasy didn’t return to Mobile as scheduled this morning. (

Key Cruise Line Executives and Industry Stakeholders Build Business and Relationships at FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Business and relationship development were in high gear on the high seas from January 13-16. More than 150 FCCA Platinum Members, key cruise industry stakeholders, joined over 25 top-level FCCA Member Line cruise executives for the annual FCCA PAMAC Cruise Summit. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line Upgrades Travel Agent Rewards Program With New Point Redemption Offerings And Enhancements

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Carnival Cruise Line has enhanced its popular Travel Agent Rewards Program by offering agents a new point redemption process so that all gift cards are now offered in electronic format. (more…)

Carnival Cruise Line to Reposition Ships in Galveston, Port Canaveral and Miami

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

The Carnival MagicCarnival Cruise Line will reposition three of its newest and largest ships to new homeports in 2018, expanding upon the exciting variety of cruise options available from Galveston, Texas, Port Canaveral, Fla., and Miami. (more…)

Carnival’s Latest And Greatest Ship, Carnival Vista, To Call Galveston Home In 2018

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line)After 16 years of cultivating the cruise business in the State of Texas, the Port of Galveston is pleased to announce that Carnival Cruise Lines will homeport their newest, largest, and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista, in Galveston.

Carnival Breeze to Replace Carnival Magic at Canaveral

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

The Canaveral Port Authority will say goodbye to the Carnival Magic and hello to the Carnival Breeze in September 2018 as Carnival Cruise Line repositions the newer 3,690-passenger ship to Port Canaveral. (more…)