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December 16, 2009

Carnival's Newest and Largest Ship, 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, Makes Inaugural Call at Mahogany Bay Cruise Center

Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest and largest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, made its first-ever call at the new Mahogany Bay Cruise Center in Roatan yesterday as part of its inaugural seven-day Caribbean cruise from Port Canaveral, Fla., which departed on Saturday.      The Carnival Dream is one of four Carnival Cruise Lines’ ships to regularly call…
December 14, 2009

'John Heald Bloggers Cruise' Aboard Carnival Dream Attracts Nearly 300 Participants

  Nearly 300 fans of John Heald’s blog were aboard the new Carnival Dream last week for the third annual Bloggers Cruise which featured a number of exclusive events and activities hosted by the popular senior cruise director.  These included Tea Time with John, The Quest scavenger hunt, blog-related trivia contests, Cigars Under the Stars…
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December 9, 2009

Carnival's Health and Wellness Centers Earn Top Honors from American Spa Magazine

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Carnival Cruise Lines’ fleetwide Spa Carnival facilities have been named ‘Best Cruise Ship Spas’ in American Spa Magazine’s annual Professional’s Choice Awards. The awards, which are based on the results of an on-line reader poll, recognize spa industry leaders in more than 40 spa-related categories, including venues, products, vendors and treatments.     In…
December 8, 2009

Carnival Hosts Nearly 100 Travel Agents Aboard Carnival Fantasy to Commemorate Ship's New Program from Mobile

  To commemorate the Carnival Fantasy’s new four-, five- and seven-day cruise program from Mobile, Carnival Cruise Lines hosted a shipboard luncheon for nearly 100 local travel agents who also had an opportunity to tour the 2,056-passenger vessel and attend a presentation that provided an overview on recent happenings within the company. Pictured here during…
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December 7, 2009

Reception Aboard Carnival Fantasy Commemorates Ship's New Mobile-Based Program

[gallery link="file" columns="5"] Carnival Cruise Lines and the Port of Mobile held a reception aboard the 70,000-ton Carnival Fantasy this weekend to commemorate the ship’s new four-, five- and seven-day cruise schedule from Mobile.  The 2,056-passenger Carnival Fantasy represents a capacity increase of 42 percent over the Holiday which inaugurated service from Mobile in 2004.   The…
December 3, 2009

New 130,000-Ton Carnival Dream Launches Year-Round Service From Port Canaveral Today

NEW 130,000-TON CARNIVAL DREAM LAUNCHES YEAR-ROUND SERVICE ROM PORT CANAVERAL TODAY  Line to Carry Record 450,000 Guests Annually from Port Canaveral  MIAMI (December 3, 2009) - Later this afternoon, Carnival Cruise Lines’ 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, the line’s newest and largest “Fun Ship,” will depart on its inaugural cruise from Port Canaveral, Fla., kicking off its…
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New 130,000-Ton Carnival Dream Launches Year-Round Service From Port Canaveral Today

  Later this afternoon, Carnival Cruise Lines’ 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, the line’s newest and largest “Fun Ship,” will depart on its inaugural cruise from Port Canaveral, Fla., kicking off its year-round Caribbean cruise schedule from that port. Carnival Dream’s inaugural departure from Port Canaveral – a nine-day cruise to Antigua, Tortola/Virgin Gorda, St. Thomas/St. John,…
December 2, 2009

Carnival Valor Docks at the New $62 Million Mahogany Bay Cruise Center at Roatan

[gallery columns="8"] The 2,974-passenger Carnival Valor is one of several ships that have docked at the new $62 million Mahogany Bay Cruise Center at Roatan in the Bay Islands since its official grand opening earlier this week. Encompassing 20 acres of waterfront property, the Mahogany Bay Cruise Center includes a two-berth cruise pier which can…
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December 1, 2009

New 130,000-Ton Cruise Ship Ordered for Carnival Corporation & plc’s Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Corporation & plc has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct a 130,000-ton cruise ship for its Carnival Cruise Lines brand, scheduled to enter service in spring 2012.  To be built at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone yard under a U.S. dollar denominated contract, the all-in cost of the vessel is approximately $200,000 per lower…