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March 30, 2009

Carnival Splendor’s Inaugural Call in San Francisco Marked with Shipboard Reception

Port of San Francisco Deputy Director - Maritime Peter Dailey (left) presents Carnival Splendor Captain Giorgio Pagano with a plaque during a reception commemorating the ship’s inaugural call at the port earlier this month. The largest ship in Carnival Cruise Lines’ fleet, the 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor sailed on special two-day cruises from San Francisco and…

Carnival Ecstasy to Undergo Extensive Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation This Fall

The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will undergo an extensive, multi-million-dollar refurbishment this fall that will include the addition of an expansive new water park, an exclusive adults-only retreat, a Circle "C" facility for 12- to 14-year olds, and a redesigned resort-style main pool area. Additionally, 98 balconies will be added to existing ocean view staterooms. The…
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Water Park, Adults-Only Retreat, Resort-Style Pool, 98 Balconies Highlight Carnival Ecstasy’s Refurbishment This Fall

WATER PARK, ADULTS-ONLY RETREAT, RESORT-STYLE POOL, 98 BALCONIES HIGHLIGHT CARNIVAL ECSTASY’S REFURBISHMENT THIS FALL  Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation to Take Place During 28-Day Dry Dock; Continues Line’s Extensive Upgrade for Fantasy-Class Vessels              MIAMI (March 30, 2009) – The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will undergo an extensive, multi-million-dollar refurbishment this fall that will include the addition of an…
March 25, 2009

New Four- and Five-Day Departures to Cabo San Lucas Added to Carnival Elation's Existing Schedule from San Diego

             A new four- and five-day cruise option featuring day-long calls at Cabo San Lucas will be added to the Carnival Elation’s existing schedule from San Diego in July 2009, complementing the ship’s popular three- and four-day Baja program.              Carnival Elation – which emerged from a multi-million-dollar renovation last week with a host…
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New Four- and Five-Day Departures To Cabo San Lucas Added to Carnival Elation’s Existing Schedule from San Diego

NEW FOUR- AND FIVE-DAY DEPARTURES TO CABO SAN LUCAS ADDED TO CARNIVAL ELATION’S EXISTING SCHEDULE FROM SAN DIEGO              MIAMI (March 25, 2009) – A new four- and five-day cruise option featuring day-long calls at Cabo San Lucas will be added to the Carnival Elation’s existing schedule from San Diego in July 2009, complementing the…
March 19, 2009

Carnival Port Projects Recognized by Porthole Magazine

[gallery link="file"] Two Carnival Corporation & plc port projects – the Grand Turk Cruise Center (GTCC) and Puerta Maya Cruise Center in Cozumel -- have been recognized for excellence by the readers of Porthole Magazine.   The Grand Turk Cruise Center earned the “Best Cruise Center” award and Puerta Maya Cruise Center “Best Comeback Port”…
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March 18, 2009

Here’s The Newest ‘Fun Director’ TV Commercial!

  Carnival’s popular new “Fun Director” TV campaign continues with the debut of a new 30-second commercial entitled “Horn.”   In the spot, improvisational comedian Matt Fisher interacts with Captain Giorgio Pagano on the bridge of the Carnival Splendor “testing out” various equipment.   The “Horn” spot is running through March 23 in various markets,…

The Accolades Continue; Carnival Recognized for Excellence by Porthole Editor-in-Chief

Carnival Cruise Lines President and CEO Gerry Cahill (right) and Porthole Magazine Editor-In-Chief Bill Panoff are shown here with a plaque listing Carnival’s nine 2008 Porthole Readers Choice. Since the awards were established in 1999, Carnival has taken home an unprecedented 101 “Readers Choice Awards” – the most of any cruise line. The presentation took…
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March 13, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines' Charitable Efforts Highlighted in New Web Site

[gallery link="file"] Carnival Cruise Lines’ wide-ranging charitable endeavors are highlighted in a new Web portal at www.carnival.com/carnivalfoundation.   The site provides a comprehensive overview of many philanthropic efforts that are supported through the Carnival Foundation, which oversees millions in annual financial contributions and in-kind donations by the company and its employees.   While Carnival’s support…
March 12, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Treats Baltimoreans to a Full Day of Fun

[gallery link="file"] Looking for a fun time?  The Inner Harbor is the place to be on April 25th from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. when Fun City:  Baltimore, sails into town.  The event is compliments of Carnival Cruise Lines and will raise funds for Maryland Special Olympics.  A full schedule of exciting free events, activities…
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