Kathie Lee Gifford Debuts Her New ‘GIFFT’ Pinot Noir Rose At Special Event Onboard Carnival Splendor in NYC

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 - News Blog, Press Releases

  Kathie Lee Gifford—“Today” show host, original Carnival Cruise Line spokesperson and current brand partner with her GIFFT wine collection—today boarded Carnival Splendor in Manhattan to officially launch her GIFFT wine Pinot Noir Rosé. The new blend joins the GIFFT Red Blend and Chardonnay that were introduced fleetwide aboard Carnival’s ships earlier this year. Created […]

Second in Carnival Vista Behind the Scenes Video Series Goes Below Deck to Showcase Line’s Newest, Largest and Most Innovative Ship

Posted on: July 24th, 2015 - Featured, News Blog


  The new “Behind the Scenes: Carnival Vista” video series continues with the second episode venturing below deck to showcase the line’s largest and most innovative ship which is set to debut from Europe May 1, 2016. In the video, entitled “Below the Waterline,” host Peter Gonzalez heads to the Fincantieri shipyard to interview Carnival […]

Carnival Fantasy, Along with its Port Agent Inchcape Shipping Services and CBP, Donate Mattress Frames and Clothes to Charleston-Area Orphanage

Posted on: July 16th, 2015 - News Blog

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  Continuing Carnival’s longtime support of its homeport communities, the Carnival Fantasy, in partnership with port agent Inchcape Shipping Services and Customs and Border Protection, have donated metal bed frames and clothing to the Connie Maxwell’s Children’s Orphanage in Greenwood, S.C. Pictured here with the donated items are (from left): Carnival Fantasy Environmental Officer Joseph […]

Carnival Dramatically Enhances Shore Excursion Offerings with Exclusive Private and Customized Tours, Expanded Services, Family-Friendly Pricing and More

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 - News Blog, Press Releases


  Carnival Cruise Line has dramatically expanded its shore excursion offerings, adding exclusive new landside experiences and customized private tours, as well as new family-friendly enhancements, including fun complimentary beachside activities, value pricing and free tours in select ports for children under age five. The new options build upon Carnival’s leadership position in the shore […]

We Have a Winner! Brownie Buoy Selected By Kids from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® As Newest Flavor at Carnival Vista’s Cherry on Top Premium Ice Cream Venue

Posted on: July 9th, 2015 - News Blog

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  Brownie Buoy has been selected as the newest flavor that will be served at Carnival Vista’s Cherry On Top, a sweets shop featuring the line’s first premium mixed-to-order ice cream venue. The flavor was selected by patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® during an ice cream party held at the hospital in Memphis, […]

Carnival Fascination Earns Perfect 100 U.S.P.H. Inspection Score

Posted on: July 8th, 2015 - News Blog

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Carnival Fascination scored 100 during its recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place at Jacksonville, Fla.  Carnival Fascination is the sixth Carnival ship to earn a perfect score this year. To earn a 100 score, cruise ships must receive perfect marks on all 44 items that comprise the U.S.P.H.’s comprehensive Vessel Sanitation […]

NEW YORKERS: Social Media Contest Awards Free Carnival Vista Cruise For Best New York Sunset Photo, Celebrates Unique ‘Manhattanhenge’ Phenomenon

Posted on: July 7th, 2015 - News Blog

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Want to win a free cruise on the new Carnival Vista just for taking a photo of a New York City sunset? Now’s your chance through a fun social media contest that celebrates the unique phenomenon called “Manhattanhenge” – a New York City occurrence in which the sun aligns perfectly with the city’s grid, illuminating […]

Carnival Vista ‘Floated Out’ at Fincantieri Shipyard in Italy, Marking Significant Construction Milestone

Posted on: July 6th, 2015 - Featured, News Blog


  Carnival Vista, currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, has been “floated out” from its dry dock facility and towed to a new location at the yard, marking a significant construction milestone in the ship’s construction progress in anticipation of its May 1, 2016, debut. The newest, largest and most innovative […]

Affinity Gaming and Carnival Cruise Line Form Partnership

Posted on: June 30th, 2015 - News Blog, Press Releases

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Affinity Gaming has partnered with Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s most popular cruise line, to offer exciting new benefits to members of Affinity’s A-Play Player’s Club at 11 Affinity-owned casinos in four states. The partnership will award Affinity Gaming’s highest Player’s Club tier members with a variety of benefits, including the opportunity to earn complimentary […]

Major Construction Milestone of Carnival Vista Commemorated With Traditional Maritime Coin Ceremony

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 - Featured, News Blog


  In a time-honored maritime tradition, a ceremony was held earlier today aboard Carnival Vista at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, during which a commemorative coin was welded to the ship’s mast to mark a significant construction milestone. The 133,500-ton Carnival Vista – the line’s newest, largest and most innovative ship – is set […]