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January 19, 2009

Rockin’ The Carnival Destiny!

[gallery columns="5"]              Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd entertained fans on the “Fun Ship” Carnival Destiny, as part of the recent “Simple Man” music cruise aboard the 2,642-passenger SuperLiner.             In addition to a live concert on Lido deck that included many of their chart-topping hits, the cruise included meet and greet opportunities where…
January 16, 2009

Carnival Gearing Up For Another Successful Alaska Season, 'Fun Ship' Style

           The start of Carnival’s popular Alaska cruise season is right around the corner, with the 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit embarking on its first 2009 voyage to the Last Frontier May 13. Carnival Spirit’s 2009 Alaska program will consist of 19 seven-day voyages - 16 Glacier Route and three Glacier Bay cruises – through Sept. 9.…
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January 15, 2009

Heald Named Top Cruise Blogger By Porthole Editors

The blog of Carnival Senior Cruise Director John Heald – which has attracted 3.6 million visits since being launched two years ago – has been named “Best Cruise Line Blog” in Porthole Magazine’s 2009 Editor-In-Chief Awards. In his popular blog, Heald provides readers with a unique behind-the-scenes look at “Fun Ship” cruising while sharing his…
January 13, 2009

The Dream Continues

[gallery] Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest and largest “Fun Ship,” the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is pictured here in the outfitting quay at Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard as construction continues on the massive 3,646-passenger vessel.   Representing a new class of ship for the line, Carnival Dream will offer a host of innovations, including the largest spa and…
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January 12, 2009

Carnival Offers Unprecedented Early Booking Savings Program Offering A Rate Assurance

Carnival Cruise Lines is launching an exciting new cruise pricing option called Early Saver which offers fares as much as 25 percent lower than the best generally available rates and provides rate protection if rates later drop below what the consumer originally paid.  Early Saver further enhances the exceptional value of a Carnival cruise vacation.…
January 9, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Unveils Unprecedented New Early Booking Savings Program

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES UNVEILS UNPRECEDENTED NEW EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS PROGRAM OFFERING A RATE PROTECTION ASSURANCE MIAMI (January 9, 2009) – Carnival Cruise Lines is launching an exciting new cruise pricing option called Early Saver which offers fares as much as 25 percent lower than the best generally available rates and provides rate protection if rates…
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January 8, 2009

Making A Difference

  As part of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s annual holiday toy drive – which provides gifts to underprivileged children throughout the Caribbean – the Carnival Glory presented 100 children in Cozumel with brand new bicycles.    With the help of the mayor of Cozumel and his wife - and Santa Claus, of course –…
January 7, 2009

Are You Going To Go My Way?

  The Carnival Imagination welcomed a special visitor, rock star Lenny Kravitz who sailed aboard the 2,052-passenger “Fun Ship” during a recent three-day cruise to Nassau.   During his time on board, Kravitz (center) enjoyed a personal tour of the ship’s bridge conducted by Captain Evangelista Salvemini (left) and Hotel Director Miles Willis.   The Carnival…
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January 6, 2009

Rein Assumes International Sales Responsibilities at Carnival Cruise Lines

REIN ASSUMES INTERNATIONAL SALES RESPONSIBILITIES AT CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES              MIAMI (January 6, 2009) -- Joni L. Rein has been promoted to vice president of worldwide sales for Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator.               Rein’s role has been expanded to include not only Carnival’s domestic field sales but also the line’s…
January 5, 2009

Carnival’s New ‘FUN4ALL’ Sales Event Offers Best Available Upgrades For Bookings Made Jan. 5-23, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines has rolled out a new sales event offering free best available upgrades on a wide variety of “Fun Ship” departures throughout 2009. The new “Fun4All” promotion is available in conjunction with virtually all three- to 12-day cruises departing through Dec. 18, 2009, including voyages to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada,…
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