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June 26, 2009

Carnival Dream Sea Trials in the Adriatic Sea

This amateur video was posted on YouTube. [YouTube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5wAn0ObKCY] And we while have no idea who these people are or what they are saying, we do know that this footage shows the Carnival Dream in the Adriatic on her sea trials which run through July 2. We only wish that these folks could have held their…
June 25, 2009

Carnival's West Coast Shorter Cruises Available Starting at $43 Per Day

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] With Carnival Cruise Lines’ ships returning to Mexico earlier this month, the line is currently offering some exceptionally attractive rates on its  shorter itineraries departing from Long Beach and San Diego. Early Saver rates starting from only $169 per person are available on three- and four-day mid-week voyages aboard the Carnival Elation…
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Carnival Guest Sails Same Itinerary Once a Month for 14 Years

Isaac Levy certainly knows a good thing when he sees it!  The 90-year-old resident of Redondo Beach, Calif., has been sailing on Carnival Cruise Lines’ four-day Baja Mexico itinerary once a month for the past 14 years, dating back to when the cruise ship Holiday first began the program from Southern California in 1995.  Aside from taking an annual break…

Carnival’s West Coast Shorter Cruises Available Starting at $43 Per Day

CARNIVAL’S WEST COAST SHORTER CRUISES AVAILABLE STARTING AT $43 PER DAY              MIAMI (June 25, 2009) – With Carnival Cruise Lines’ ships returning to Mexico earlier this month, the line is currently offering some exceptionally attractive rates on its shorter itineraries departing from Long Beach and San Diego.             Early Saver rates starting from only…
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June 24, 2009

Weinstein Marks 35-Year Anniversary at Carnival Cruise Lines

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] The 35th anniversary of Cherie Weinstein, Carnival Cruise Lines’ vice president of group business development, was marked with a surprise reception at the company’s Miami headquarters. Weinstein is the longest tenured employee at Carnival Cruise Lines. Weinstein’s contributions to Carnival were recognized with a number of gifts and accolades, including her 35-year…
June 22, 2009

Carnival Splendor Resumes Seven-Day Mexican Riviera Service

The 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor departed the Port of Long Beach, Calif., yesterday on a seven-day cruise to the Mexican Riviera, marking the resumption of cruises to Mexico on Carnival's newest and largest ship. On this route, Carnival Splendor visits three of the Mexican Riviera’s most popular ports of call:  Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas, each of…
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June 17, 2009

Carnival Splendor Earns Perfect 100 Score on Most Recent U.S. Public Health Inspection

Carnival Cruise Lines’ 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor, which launched year-round seven-day service from Long Beach, Calif., in April, received a perfect 100 score on its most recent inspection by the United States Public Health Service.          The largest ship in the Carnival fleet, the 3,006-passenger vessel received perfect marks on all 42 items that comprise the U.S.…
June 12, 2009

Update: Laser Tag Added to Three Additional Carnival Ships

Following the tremendous success of a laser tag pilot program on the Carnival Valor earlier this year, the line has expanded the attraction to two additional ships – Carnival Elation, which sails from San Diego, and Carnival Conquest, departing from Galveston. Another laser tag installation is scheduled for the Carnival Victory, which operates year-round from…
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June 11, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Returns to Progreso with a Visit by the 46,000-ton Holiday

[gallery columns="8"] The 46,000-ton Holiday became the first Carnival Cruise Lines ship to resume visits to Progreso this week, part of a five-day voyage that departed Mobile, Ala., on Saturday.   The ship’s arrival was marked with a special reception attended by a number of local dignitaries, including the Yucatan Governor Ivonne Ortega Pacheco. Cruise…
June 10, 2009

Carnival Corporation & plc Statement on Reinstatement of Fuel Supplements

At the time we suspended fuel supplements for our six North American brands, we reserved the right to reinstate them if the price of light sweet crude oil, according to the NYMEX, should increase above $70 per barrel. While we have now exceeded that threshold, in light of the economic crisis and resulting consumer weakness,…
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