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September 28, 2009

Voting Opens for Grand Prize Winner in Carnival’s “Virtual Book of Dreams” Children’s Essay and Drawing Contest

VOTING OPENS FOR GRAND PRIZE WINNER IN CARNIVAL’S “VIRTUAL BOOK OF DREAMS” CHILDREN’S ESSAY AND DRAWING CONTEST Contest Entries and Votes to Generate Donation from Carnival to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital MIAMI (Sept. 28, 2009) – The five finalists in Carnival Cruise Lines’ Virtual Book of Dreams Contest were unveiled this morning at www.carnivalbookofdreams.com…

Voting Opens for Grand Prize Winner in Carnival’s “Virtual Book of Dreams” Children’s Essay and Drawing Contest

The five finalists in Carnival Cruise Lines’ Virtual Book of Dreams Contest were unveiled this morning at www.carnivalbookofdreams.com and public voting is now underway to determine a Grand Prize Winner.  The contest invited children between the ages of 7 and 12 to share their awesome dreams in a short essay and accompanying hand-drawn illustration for…
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New Carnival Dream Makes Its Way Through Venice on Inaugural Mediterranean Cruise

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Carnival Cruise Lines’ Senior Photographer Radu Ursu is currently on board the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream and is documenting the ship’s inaugural Mediterranean cruise schedule which began Sept. 21. The talented lensman captured these spectacular images as the ship departed Venice. The line’s largest ship, Carnival Dream will sail three 12-day Mediterranean voyages before…
September 25, 2009

Carnival Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Cruising From Jacksonville on the Carnival Fascination

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] The one-year anniversary of the Carnival Fascination’s cruise program from Jacksonville, which began September 20, 2008, was marked with a recent reception attended by shipboard and embarkation employees.   The festivities, held in the JAXPORT cruise terminal, included a stunning cake custom-made for the occasion. Pictured with the cake are the ship’s Hotel…
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September 23, 2009

John Heald's Secret to Dramatic Dream Water Slide Win? Beige Socks And…Cheating

If you wondered how John Heald managed to win the great Carnival Dream slide race versus. Carnival President and CEO Gerry Cahill, you can get the inside story from his latest blog post at http://johnhealdsblog.com/2009/09/22/your-carnival-dream/ The blog also includes Heald’s first impressions of the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, including his own top 10 list of the…
September 22, 2009

Malt Shop Memories Cruise Brings the Best of the ’50s and ’60s to the High Seas

Carnival Cruise Lines and Sixthman have partnered to launch the Malt Shop Memories Cruise, aboard the 2,052-passenger Carnival Inspiration departing from Tampa, Fla.  May 13-17, 2010. The five-day cruise will offer guests a unique travel experience as they journey back to the birth of rock n’ roll via live performances and themed events. Inspired by…
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September 21, 2009

The Race is On! Carnival CEO, Senior Cruise Director First To Ride Carnival Dream's Spectacular Water Slides

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Carnival’s President and CEO Gerry Cahill and Senior Cruise Director John Heald couldn’t wait for the Carnival Dream’s inaugural cruise to check out the ship’s spectacular new WaterWorks aqua park. During a special three-day repositioning cruise from Trieste to Rome (Civitavecchia) this weekend, Cahill and Heald spent an afternoon “test riding” every…
September 18, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Takes Delivery of its Newest and Largest Ship, 130,000-Ton Carnival Dream

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES TAKES DELIVERY OF ITS NEWEST AND LARGEST SHIP, 130,000-TON CARNIVAL DREAM  MIAMI (September 18, 2009) – In a traditional maritime handover ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, earlier today, Carnival Cruise Lines officially took delivery of its newest and largest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream. Following the ceremony, Carnival Dream…
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Carnival Cruise Lines Takes Delivery of Its Newest and Largest Ship, 130,000-ton Carnival Dream

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] In a traditional maritime handover ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, earlier today, Carnival Cruise Lines officially took delivery of its newest and largest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream. Following the ceremony, Carnival Dream departed for Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy, for its inaugural cruise, a 12-day Grand Mediterranean voyage departing Sept.…
September 17, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines to Launch First Year-Round Cruise Program From Charleston in 2010

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES TO LAUNCH FIRST YEAR-ROUND CRUISE PROGRAM FROM CHARLESTON IN 2010  Carnival Fantasy to Sail Five-, Six- and Seven-Day Voyages From Historic South Carolina Port Beginning May 2010 MIAMI (September 17, 2009) - Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, will introduce the first year-round cruise schedule from Charleston, S.C., with the…
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