Carnival’s 2015 Alaska Season Kicks Off Today with Eight-Day Cruise From Vancouver Followed by Launch of Summer Schedule of Seven-Day Voyages from Seattle May 26

Posted on: May 18th, 2015 - News Blog


Carnival Legend arrived in Vancouver today to kick off the line’s 2015 Alaska season with a special eight-day cruise departing this afternoon.  The special eight-day voyage, which ends in Seattle May 26, features a full day cruising Tracy Arm Fjord and Glacier Bay, along with port calls to Skagway and Ketchikan. From Seattle, Carnival Legend […]

NBA Superstar Dwyane Wade Addresses Students Participating in Carnival’s Scholarship & Mentoring Program

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 - News Blog


Dwyane Wade, a three-time NBA champion with the Miami HEAT, was the guest speaker at yesterday’s end-of-year celebration for Carnival’s Scholarship & Mentoring Program, which matches Miami-Dade County high school students with a member of the company’s management team to provide students with a first-hand look at the business world.  The students are all former […]

Carnival Legend Marks Equator Crossing with Traditional Maritime Ceremony

Posted on: May 11th, 2015 - News Blog

Guests and crew aboard the Carnival Legend – in the midst of an 11-day repositioning cruise from Sydney to Vancouver – participated in a centuries-old maritime tradition held to commemorate a ship’s crossing of the equator. Once Carnival Legend crossed the equator, the ship’s horn bellowed, summoning everyone to the Lido Deck for the time-honored […]

Carnival Teams Up With Travel and Leisure On New Video Series Highlighting World’s Best Beaches

Posted on: May 7th, 2015 - News Blog


  Carnival Cruise Line and Travel and Leisure have partnered to create a new five-part video series featuring 15 of the world’s best beaches throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii and other destinations, all of which can be visited on  a “Fun Ship” cruise.   The videos can be viewed at Each video includes three stunning […]

Charleston, S.C., Resident Wins $75,000 First Prize In Carnival Texas Hold’em Challenge Held Aboard Carnival Breeze

Posted on: May 5th, 2015 - News Blog

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  Carnival Breeze served as the venue for Carnival Cruise Line’s eighth annual Texas Hold’Em Challenge Tournament attracting nearly 400 players who battled it out to take home their share of $200,000 in cash prizes.  The winner, Warren Gregg Fund of Charleston, S.C., took home the grand prize of $75,000 cash and earned a seat […]

Let The Countdown Begin! One Year to Go Before Carnival Vista – Newest, Largest and Most Innovative ‘Fun Ship’ – Debuts in Europe May 1, 2016

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 - News Blog

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  Mark your calendars! The newest, largest and most innovative “Fun Ship” to date, Carnival Vista, is scheduled to enter service from Europe exactly one year from today – May 1, 2016. In just 365 days from now, guests can begin experiencing the ship’s incredible array of on-board innovations – from a groundbreaking suspended cycling […]

Carnival’s “Slide for St. Jude” raises $50,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 - Featured, News Blog

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  To commemorate the five-year anniversary of Carnival Cruise Line’s partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Carnival launched a “Slide for St. Jude” initiative which raised $50,000 for the hospital. To kick it off, guests and crew were encouraged to slide down one of the shipboard water slides during a special fleetwide event and, […]

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

Posted on: April 30th, 2015 - News Blog


  Carnival Sunshine scored 100 during its recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place at Port Canaveral, Fla.  Carnival Sunshine is the fifth 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 […]

Carnival Cruise Line Releases High-Energy Video Tour of New Carnival Vista Hosted By…Carnival Vista

Posted on: April 29th, 2015 - Featured, News Blog, Press Releases


  Produced in a style that expresses the fun and awe-inspiring features of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista’s new video tour is a distinct departure from most new ship overviews. Narrated by the ship itself in a carefree, sassy female voice that mirrors Carnival Vista’s online social media persona, […]

2,758-Passenger Carnival Victory to Offer Exciting New Choice on Seven-Day Southern Caribbean Cruises From San Juan in 2016

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

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Carnival Cruise LinesÕ newest ship, the 2,758-passenger Carnival Victory, passes by the Statue of Liberty while arriving in New York, Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, following a trans-Atlantic crossing from the Italian shipyard where it was built. The 15th vessel in the lineÕs fleet is 893 feet long and its top deck rises 135 feet above the waterline. The vessel is to embark on a schedule of  four- and five-day cruises from New York to the Canadian Maritime Provinces on August 30 and in October is to be reposition to Miami, where it will sail alternating seven-day eastern and western Caribbean itineraries until next spring, when it will return to New York for a season of eastern Canada cruises. Photo by Andy Newman/CCL

Building on its distinction as the Caribbean cruise leader, Carnival Cruise Line will reposition the 102,000-ton Carnival Victory on the line’s popular five-port, seven-day southern Caribbean cruise schedule from San Juan beginning in November 2016. Carnival Victory offers a wide range of on-board amenities and features, including more than 500 balcony staterooms that are perfect […]