Reno Named Vice President Of Entertainment At Carnival Cruise Lines

Posted on: September 15th, 2014 - News Blog, Press Releases, Press Room

Sarah Beth Reno – a 27-year travel industry veteran – has been named vice president of entertainment for Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator. In this capacity, Reno is responsible for all aspects of entertainment and programming for Carnival’s 24-ship fleet, including production revues, live musical performances, comedy clubs, guest activities, cruise […]

Carnival Earns ‘Best Activities’ Honors in the Cruise International Awards

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 - News Blog

Carnival Cruise Lines took home the “Best Activities” award in the Cruise International Awards, an annual event in the UK that recognizes cruise lines in a wide variety of product- and service-related categories.  Carnival also was bestowed the title of “Highly Commended in the Best for First-Timers” category.  The awards were based on on-line voting […]

Carnival Splendor’s First Call in Boston This Year Celebrated With Shipboard Reception

Posted on: September 10th, 2014 - News Blog

Carnival Splendor docked at the Port of Boston for the first time this cruise season, part of a series of week-long fall foliage cruises from New York.  The popular itinerary also features day-long stops at Portland, Maine; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Saint John New Brunswick. To commemorate the season’s first call in Boston, a traditional […]

Carnival Legend Marks Equator Crossing with Traditional Maritime Ceremony

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 - News Blog

  Guests and crew aboard the Carnival Legend – in the midst of a 23-day trans-Pacific repositioning cruise to Australia – participated in a centuries-old maritime tradition held to commemorate a ship’s crossing of the equator. On September 7 at 3 p.m., the Carnival Legend’s horn bellowed, summoning everyone to the Lido Deck for the […]

Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11 Announce ‘Battle of the High School Marching Bands’ Competition in Houston

Posted on: September 8th, 2014 - News Blog, Press Releases

Carnival Freedom

The search is on for the most spirited band in Houston!  Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas’ largest cruise operator, is partnering with CBS affiliate KHOU 11 for “The Battle of the High School Marching Bands” competition in Greater Houston. The fun contest celebrates the musical talent of local area students. All eligible schools that participate will […]

Carnival Splendor Officers, Saint John Port Officials Celebrate Another Successful Cruise Season

Posted on: September 4th, 2014 - News Blog

Splendor Saint John 2014

Carnival Splendor officers and Port of Saint John officials held a reception on board earlier this week to celebrate another successful cruise season during which the ship brought more than 30,000 visitors to the charming eastern Canada port. Carnival Splendor Hotel Director Nickos Batistatos (left) and Captain Carmelo Marino (right) and are pictured during the […]

Mississippi Resident Sails on 33 Consecutive Voyages on Carnival Elation

Posted on: September 3rd, 2014 - News Blog

Elation B2B (33 cruises)

Talk about back-to-back cruises! Mark Fosselman of Diamond Head, Miss., recently debarked the Carnival Elation after 33 consecutive voyages.  It’s believed to be the longest streak of consecutive cruise days in Carnival Cruise Lines’ 42-year history. Fosselman boarded the Carnival Elation in New Orleans for his first cruise in April and sailed 32 additional four- and […]

Featured Musical Entertainment to Include Earth Wind & Fire, R. Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, TLC, LL Cool J, and more

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 - News Blog

Carnival Breeze, Tortola

Carnival Cruise Lines is partnering once again with the Tom Joyner Foundation to offer the 2015 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage cruise.  This marks the cruise line’s third consecutive year as the official host of the event. The Ultimate Party with a Purpose® voyage will take place on Carnival Breeze, the newest ship in the […]

Carnival Liberty to San Juan; Carnival Valor to Port Canaveral

Posted on: August 28th, 2014 - News Blog


Beginning in March 2015, the Carnival Liberty and Carnival Valor will swap homeports with the Carnival Liberty shifting to San Juan to operate year-round seven-day Caribbean cruises, a program currently operated by Carnival Valor.  At the same time, Carnival Valor will shift to Port Canaveral to take over Carnival Liberty’s program of five to eight-day […]

Carnival Cruise Lines Presents $10,000 Check to Frisco RoughRiders Representing Proceeds from Season-Long ‘Pass the Boot’ Promotion

Posted on: August 26th, 2014 - News Blog


Carnival Cruise Lines – Texas’ largest cruise operator – yesterday presented the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, with a $10,000 check representing the proceeds from the “Pass the Boot” promotion during this season’s home games. As the Official Cruise Line of the Frisco RoughRiders, Carnival matched monetary donations made by fans […]