Carnival On Track For Record Year From Port of New Orleans in 2015; Expects to Embark 3 Millionth Passenger Post-Katrina Next Year

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 - Featured, News Blog, Press Releases

The 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, Carnival Cruise LinesÕ largest ship, is positioned off the coast of Monaco in October 2009. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Photo by Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Lines/HO)

Carnival Cruise Line – New Orleans’ number one cruise operator – continues to expand its presence at the port and expects to carry a record 400,000 passengers from  the Crescent City this year.  Additionally, the cruise line estimates that next year it will welcome its three millionth passenger at the Port of New Orleans since […]

National Cherry Popsicle Day Celebrated at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® with Special Treats Compliments of Carnival Cruise Line

Posted on: August 27th, 2015 - News Blog

Cherry Popsicle Day (St. Jude)4

  August 26 was National Cherry Popsicle Day and, for the third year in a row, Carnival Cruise Line provided a delicious treat of hundreds of cherry popsicles to the kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the cruise line’s top charitable partners. The National Cherry Popsicle Day celebration continues Carnival’s ongoing support […]

88,500-Ton Carnival Pride to Return to Tampa To Operate Series of Voyages in January and February 2017

Posted on: August 26th, 2015 - Featured, News Blog, Press Releases

Carnival Cruise Lines' 88,500-gross-registered-ton Carnival Pride sailes off Belize. The vessel's on-board amenities include four swimming pools, water slide, Internet cafŽ, duty-free shopping mall, an elegant two-level restaurant and a steakhouse-style supper club. Photo by Andy Newman/CCL

  Carnival Cruise Line’s 2,124-passenger Carnival Pride will return to the Port of Tampa to operate a series of five- to 14-day voyages in January and February 2017, providing consumers with an exciting variety of “Fun Ship” vacation choices from this popular Florida port. Carnival Pride has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation that added consumer favorites […]

Newest “Carnival Vista: Behind the Scenes” Video Showcases Line’s First-Ever Brewery at the RedFrog Pub

Posted on: August 21st, 2015 - Featured, News Blog


In the third installment of “Carnival Vista: Behind the Scenes” video series, host Peter Gonzalez and Carnival Vice President of Beverage Operations Eddie Allen highlight the line’s first-ever brewery that will be featured in the ship’s RedFrog Pub.  Carnival Vista is set to debut in Europe May 1, 2016. Allen and Gonzalez discuss the process […]

Carnival Cruise Line Presents $20,000 Check to Frisco RoughRiders Representing Proceeds from Season-Long ‘Pass The Boot’ Promotion

Posted on: August 19th, 2015 - News Blog

RoughRiders Donation (2015)

Carnival Cruise Line – Texas’ largest cruise operator – presented a $20,000 check to the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, representing proceeds from the “Pass the Boot” promotion at this season’s home games at Dr Pepper Park. As the Official Cruise Line of the Frisco RoughRiders, Carnival matched monetary donations […]

Carnival Corporation & plc Recognized for Environmental Practices with Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Sustainable Business Award’

Posted on: August 18th, 2015 - News Blog

Chamber Award (2015)

Miami-based Carnival Corporation & plc was presented with the Sustainable Business Award by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce during the organization’s quarterly meeting held on board the Carnival Victory at PortMiami. The award recognizes Carnival Corporation & plc and its 10 worldwide brands for their leadership role in developing innovative environmental initiatives.  These include […]

Carnival Triumph Hosts Kids from the Doolin Maritime Career Camp During Turnaround Day at the Port of Galveston

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 - News Blog

Literature Maritime Careers Camp2

Continuing Carnival Cruise Line’s support of its homeport communities, kids from the Doolin Maritime Career Camp in Galveston visited the Carnival Triumph last week while the ship was docked at the Port of Galveston. An initiative of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce and funded by donations from community businesses and individuals who sponsored each […]

Carnival’s Enhanced Internet Access, Including Social Media Packages, To Be Rolled Out Fleetwide by Early 2016

Posted on: August 10th, 2015 - Featured, News Blog, Press Releases


Carnival Cruise Line’s new social media Internet packages – which offer access to a variety of popular Web sites for just $5 a day – are now available on more than half of the line’s ships with fleetwide implementation scheduled by the first quarter of 2016. Additionally, the line’s new mobile app – currently available […]

Carnival Cruise Line Earns ‘Best Mexican Cruise,’ ‘Best Theme Cruises,’ and ‘Unexpected Cruise For Food,’ in Travel Channel’s Best Cruises 2015 Awards

Posted on: August 7th, 2015 - News Blog

Guests aboard Carnival Breeze carry custom-made hamburgers and fries prepared at GuyÕs Burger Joint, a free burger venue developed in partnership with Food Network personality Guy Fieri. Photo by Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Line took top honors in three categories in Travel Channel’s Best Cruises 2015 awards – “Best Mexican Cruise (Carnival Miracle),” “Best Theme Cruises (Carnival LIVE),” and “Unexpected Cruise for Food (Carnival Breeze).”   Carnival was the only cruise line to be recognized with multiple awards this year. The awards are based on feedback from […]

Carnival Hosts Winners of ‘Memorable Client Experiences’ Travel Agent Contest at Miami Headquarters

Posted on: August 6th, 2015 - News Blog

Memorable Experiences (TA Contest)

Carnival recently hosted the three winners of its “Memorable Client Experiences” travel agent contest awarding a grand prize of a trip to Miami to meet with the company’s management team, as well as a free Carnival Journeys cruise. The top three winners were selected from hundreds of entries submitted by travel agents who were asked […]