Updated statement from Carnival Cruise Lines Oct. 19, 2014

Posted on: October 17th, 2014 - News Blog

STATUS OF CARNIVAL MAGIC OCT. 19, 2014 This morning, Carnival Magic docked at approximately 4.30am.  Healthcare authorities boarded the ship to conduct a final health screening of the lab worker from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Additionally, a blood test conducted by health officials has confirmed the individual is not infected with Ebola. Following customary U.S. […]

Carnival Splendor Officers, Halifax Officials Celebrate Another Successful Cruise Season

Posted on: October 16th, 2014 - News Blog


  Officials from Halifax were on board the Carnival Splendor earlier this week for a reception to celebrate another successful cruise season which brought more than 20,000 visitors to the historic eastern Canadian port. During the reception, Captain Candeloro Donato and Cruise Director Malcolm Burn were on hand to accept various mementos from Halifax officials […]

Keel-Laying Ceremony Held For New Carnival Vista; 133,500-Ton Ship Set To Debut In Spring 2016

Posted on: October 14th, 2014 - News Blog

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Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, the 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista, achieved a significant construction milestone with a traditional keel-laying ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The 133,500-ton vessel – the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed – is set to debut in spring 2016. The ceremony – which dates back hundreds of […]

Finalists Announced in Houston’s ‘Battle of the High School Marching Bands’ Competition

Posted on: October 13th, 2014 - News Blog

Carnival KHOU11 BHSMB

  Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11 today announced the five finalists for “The Battle of the High School Marching Bands” contest in Greater Houston and are now turning the voting over to the public to select the grand prize winner. While each entry showcased great talent, school spirit and style, the following bands rose […]

Carnival Cruise Lines Recognizes Excellence Award Winners With Two-Day Conference at Miami Headquarters

Posted on: October 10th, 2014 - News Blog

Excellence Award Winners

  Carnival Cruise Lines held a conference and reception earlier this month at its Miami headquarters to recognize 15 travel agencies that were selected to be part of the cruise line’s newly created “Excellence Awards.” Agencies were selected by Carnival’s sales team for their innovative marketing techniques, brand advocacy and sales success strategies. During the […]

Carnival Cruise Lines Announces Spring 2015 ‘Carnival Live Concert Series’ Artist

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 - News Blog, Press Releases

  Cruising has never sounded so good! Today Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled its new Carnival LIVE Concert Series roster for spring 2015, bringing more of the best live music to sea from some of most popular and highly requested music acts.  Coming on board in the first part of next year will be Journey, Rascal […]

Carnival Miracle Delivers Relief Supplies to Cabo San Lucas Following Hurricane Odile

Posted on: October 8th, 2014 - News Blog


  Carnival Miracle, which launched year-round Mexican Riviera service earlier this week, delivered several tons of relief supplies to Cabo San Lucas, a featured port on the ship’s six- and seven-day itineraries from Long Beach. The supplies – which included dozens of pallets stocked with bottled water, non-perishable food, and toiletries – were taken from […]

Guy Fieri to Join Carnival Cruise Lines For Gameday Fun at the Dallas Cowboys’ October 19 Game

Posted on: October 7th, 2014 - News Blog, Press Releases

Guy Fieri

Chef, restaurateur and best-selling cookbook author, Guy Fieri will be joining Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas’ largest cruise operator and the Official Cruise Line of the Dallas Cowboys, for a Carnival Tailgate Takeover at the October 19 Cowboys game. Fieri, whose Guy’s Burger Joint dining venues are featured on select Carnival ships, will visit with tailgaters, […]

Four Carnival Ships Earn Perfect 100 Health Inspection Scores in Past Month

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 - News Blog

Liberty USPH 100

Four Carnival Cruise Lines ships have earned perfect 100 scores on their most recent public health inspections this past month.  Carnival Liberty, Carnival Magic and Carnival Triumph each scored 100 on their respective United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspections, while Carnival Splendor earned a perfect score during its inspection by Health Canada.  This marks the […]

Carnival Cruise Lines Partners With Renowned DJ Irie to Create New ‘Spin U’ DJ Academy for Teens

Posted on: October 2nd, 2014 - News Blog, Press Releases

DJ Iries

Carnival Cruise Lines has teamed up with legendary DJ IRIE – the official DJ of Carnival and the Miami HEAT who has entertained crowds from South Beach and Vegas to Paris and Brazil – to create Spin U, a new shipboard DJ academy exclusively for teens ages 15-17. Part of the line’s popular Club O2 […]