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February 27, 2009

Laser Tag on The Carnival Valor

[gallery columns="5"]               As part of a pilot program, a huge, new inflatable laser tag arena is being periodically placed on the stage of the Carnival Valor’s main lounge.             The on-board attraction operates at various times throughout the day (and even a few night sessions) and thus far hundreds of guests have challenged…
February 25, 2009

Almost There….

            The new 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor is shown here rounding Cape Horn in South America on its way to its permanent homeport of Long Beach, Calif., from where it will operate year-round seven-day Mexican Rivera cruises beginning April 5.  Carnival Splendor will be the largest “Fun Ship” ever deployed on the West Coast.               …
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February 24, 2009

We Have a Winner!

[gallery columns="5"]           The second John Heald Bloggers Cruise aboard the Carnival Fa ntasy attracted more than 400 enthusiastic participants, including Matt Meisenhelder, a Wilson, N.C., resident who was awarded a free stateroom as part of an on-line contest sponsored by Porthole Cruise Magazine.              The John Heald Bloggers Cruise brings together fans of the…
February 20, 2009

RAVE REVIEWS

  The 2,056-passenger Carnival Fantasy -- which underwent a multi-million-dollar renovation last fall as part of the line’s “Evolutions of Fun” product enhancement program -- has been earning rave reviews from guests, travel agents and journalists alike.   The MSBNC.com article by Anita Dunham Potter entitled “Some Cruise Ships Get Better with Age” highlights the…
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February 17, 2009

Towel Animals!

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Extensive Multi-Million-Dollar Refurbishment Adds a Host of New Features to Carnival Sensation

[gallery columns="5"] The 2,052-passenger Carnival Sensation has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation and emerged with a host of new facilities and features, including a sprawling water park, an exclusive adults-only retreat, and redesigned tropical themed main pool. Ninety-eight balconies were also incorporated onto existing ocean view staterooms and a new Circle C facility for 12- to…
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Extensive Multi-Million-Dollar Refurbishment Adds a Host of New Features to Carnival Sensation

EXTENSIVE MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR REFURBISHMENT ADDS A HOST OF NEW FEATURES TO CARNIVAL SENSATION  Expansive Water Park, Adults-Only Retreat, Tropical-Themed Pool, 98 New Balconies, Circle C Youth Facility Highlight ‘Evolutions of Fun’ Upgrades              MIAMI (February 17, 2009) – The 2,052-passenger Carnival Sensation has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation and emerged with a host of new facilities and…
February 13, 2009

Will You Be My Valentine?

              Carnival Cruise Lines’ towel animals are back, this time with a Valentine’s Day edition of Towel Animal Theatre.             The link also features a mechanism for visitors to forward the e-card and spread some love to their friends and family.             Towel Animal Theatre is featured on Carnival’s “Funville” web site and encompasses…
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February 12, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Offers Early Booking Discounts Of Up To $200 Per Person On Summer And Fall Voyages

              Carnival Cruise Lines is currently offering Early Saver rates providing savings of up to $200 per person on summer and fall cruises for those who plan ahead and book early.             Early Saver rates are available up to three months prior to sailing date for cruises of five days or less and up…

Travel Journalists Host Q & A on Bloggers Cruise

            Journalists sailing on the John Heald Bloggers Cruise aboard the Carnival Fantasy hosted a question-and-answer session for more than 150 Bloggers Cruise participants.              The panel was comprised of eight journalists, including:  Anita Dunham-Potter of MSNBC.com and expertcruiser.com; David Molyneaux of travelmaven.net; Paul Motter of cruisemates.com; freelance writers Lynn and Cele Seldon; Gene…
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