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November 27, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Presents $50,000 Check to St. Jude Children's Hospital During Dream Inaugurals

Kicking off a three-year partnership with St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Carnival Cruise Lines presented the organization with a $50,000 check following a waterslide christening ceremony on the new Carnival Dream during which nine-year-old Hailee Steberger inaugurated the vessel’s 303-foot-long Twister slide, the longest in cruising.  The monies were raised through Carnival’s Big Book of Dream’s…
November 25, 2009

Carnival, Port of New Orleans Host Reception to Commemorate Arrival of Carnival Triumph

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Carnival Cruise Lines and the Port of New Orleans hosted a reception to commemorate the start up of service of the Carnival Triumph, which launched a year-round schedule of four-, five- and seven-day Caribbean cruises earlier this month.  The 2,758-passenger vessel is the largest cruise ship currently based at the port year-round. …
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November 20, 2009

Carnival Dream's Inaugural Call at Port Canaveral Celebrated with Special Reception

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Carnival Cruise Lines hosted more than 200 community leaders, travel agents and VIPs during a reception aboard its newest and largest ship, the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, to mark the vessel’s first-ever visit to Port Canaveral, Fla.  The 3,646-passenger ship stopped in Port Canaveral as part of an eight-day cruise from New…

Carnival Wins Eight Porthole Readers Choice Awards, Including Best Value, Best Entertainment and Best Children’s Programs

CARNIVAL WINS EIGHT PORTHOLE READERS CHOICE AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST VALUE, BEST ENTERTAINMENT AND BEST CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS  Line Has Earned Unprecedented 109 Awards Over Past 11 Years – Most In Cruising MIAMI (November 20, 2009) – Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, took top honors in eight categories, including Best Value, Entertainment and Best…
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Carnival Wins Eight Porthole Readers Choice Awards

Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, took top honors in eight categories, including Best Value, Entertainment and Best Children’s Programs, in the annual Readers Choice Awards sponsored by Porthole Cruise Magazine, the leading consumer cruise magazine. The awards are based on surveys of Porthole readers who rated their favorite cruise line in a…
November 19, 2009

Video Showcases Inaugural Activities of Carnival's Newest and Largest Ship

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De5C6GHivLY] A new video offering viewers a look at the many spectacular and exciting events and activities surrounding the launch of the new Carnival Dream is now available online.  To view the video, click here. From the Book of Dreams event in Rockefeller Center to the ship’s official naming ceremony with Academy Award-winning actress Marcia…
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November 17, 2009

Nine-Year-Old Hailee Steberger Becomes Cruise Industry's First Waterslide Godchild

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Hailee Steberger, 9, of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., inaugurated the Twister waterslide on the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, the line's largest ship, during a shipboard ceremony held on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, in New York City. Steberger was selected from more than 500 contest entrants who created a drawing and essay that focused…

Academy Award-Winning Actress Marcia Gay Harden Officially Names New Carnival Dream

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Academy Award and Tony Award winning actress Marcia Gay Harden offiically named Carnival Cruise Lines' newest and largest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, during a shipboard ceremony in New York on Thursday.  Harden presided over the naming ceremony for the new 3,646-passenger vessel, which following a pair of eight-day voyages from New York, will launch…
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November 9, 2009

Carnival Dream Naming Ceremony Featured in Live Webcast Thursday, Nov. 12

The official naming ceremony of Carnival Cruise Lines’ new cruise ship Carnival Dream featuring Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden in the role of ship’s godmother will be broadcast live on the company’s web site, www.carnival.com/dream, beginning at 4 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 12.  Live streaming video of the invitation-only event…

Official Naming Ceremony of New Carnival Dream Cruise Ship Featuring Academy Award® and Tony Award®-Winning Actress Marcia Gay Harden as Godmother to be Featured During Live Webcast on Thursday, Nov. 12

OFFICIAL NAMING CEREMONY OF NEW CARNIVAL DREAM CRUISE SHIP FEATURING ACADEMY AWARD® AND TONY AWARD®-WINNING ACTRESS MARCIA GAY HARDEN AS GODMOTHER TO BE FEATURED DURING LIVE WEBCAST ON THURSDAY, NOV. 12 MIAMI (November 9, 2009) – The official naming ceremony of Carnival Cruise Lines’ new cruise ship Carnival Dream featuring Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning…
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