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January 28, 2010

Carnival Cruise Lines Ships 2,000 Pounds of Relief Supplies to Haiti

Carnival Cruise Lines has shipped more than 2,000 pounds of relief supplies to Haiti to assist those affected by the devastating earthquake in the country earlier this month.   Donated by Carnival employees, the supplies include water, blankets, diapers, and protein bars and other non-perishable food items and are being shipped and distributed to Haiti by the University…

Captain Gianpaolo Casula Retires After 34 Years At Carnival Cruise Lines

The retirement of Captain Gianpaolo Casula was marked with a reception at Carnival Cruise Lines’ Miami headquarters.  The event, which was attended by dozens of friends and co-workers, served to pay tribute to the captain’s long and distinguished maritime career which spans nearly 50 years, including the past 34 years at Carnival.During the reception, Captain Casula was given a…
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January 26, 2010

Carnival Destiny to Undergo Dry Dock to Fix Propulsion Problem

Carnival Destiny will undergo a seven-day dry dock next month to resolve a propulsion problem. The issue is only affecting the vessel’s sailing speed and all other systems are operating normally.   The dry dock will take place Feb. 13-20.Carnival is cancelling two cruises that were scheduled to take place during the dry dock period – the…
January 19, 2010

Carnival Cruise Lines to Return to Europe in 2011; New Carnival Magic to Operate Seven-, Nine and 12-Day Mediterranean Voyages From Barcelona

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES TO RETURN TO EUROPE IN 2011; NEW CARNIVAL MAGIC TO OPERATE SEVEN-, NINE AND 12-DAY MEDITERRANEAN VOYAGES FROM BARCELONA  Reservations Open Today, Include Special Rates, Two-Category Upgrade for Past Guests MIAMI (January 19, 2010) – Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, the 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic, will debut with a schedule of seven-, nine-…
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Carnival Returns to Europe in 2011; Carnival Magic to Operate Seven- to 12-Day Voyages from Barcelona

Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, the 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic, will debut with a schedule of seven-, nine- and 12-day Mediterranean cruises operating round-trip from Barcelona from May to October 2011. This marks Carnival’s first full season of Mediterranean cruises in three years, as well as the first time the line has homeported a ship in Barcelona.…
January 18, 2010

Carnival Cruise Lines Employees and Guests Participate in Haiti Relief Efforts

Carnival Cruise Lines has introduced a number of initiatives as part of the relief efforts for the devastating earthquake in Haiti.Effective with this past weekend’s departures, guests sailing on all 22 Carnival Cruise Lines ships can make a donation to the American Red Cross for Haitian Relief and Development via their Sail & Sign shipboard…
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A Century Celebration; Guest Marks 100th Birthday on Carnival Legend

A 100th birthday is certainly a significant milestone but Vera Cunningham’s “century celebration” is one that she will never forget.Vera marked her 100th birthday with a memorable seven-day Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Legend which included a huge birthday celebration in the ship's main dining room.    Vera’s birthday festivities culminated with a giant birthday cake…
January 15, 2010

Carnival Cruise Lines Enhances ‘Funville’ Web Site to Include Shipboard Blogs, Videos, Games and More

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES ENHANCES ‘FUNVILLE’ WEB SITE TO INCLUDE SHIPBOARD BLOGS, VIDEOS, GAMES AND MORE Line Also Redesigns Popular Carnival.com Web Site, Facebook Fan Page MIAMI (January 15, 2010) – Always looking for new ways to engage its guests and  convey the uniqueness of the “Fun Ship” vacation experience, Carnival Cruise Lines has revamped its…
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Carnival Enhances 'Funville' Site to Include Shipboard Blogs, Videos, Games and More

Always looking for new ways to engage its guests and  convey the uniqueness of the “Fun Ship” vacation experience, Carnival Cruise Lines has revamped its web site, carnival.com, to include a new community and social media hub called “Funville.” Located at www.carnival.com/funville, the site brings all of the line’s diverse on-line communities into one area, offering…
January 14, 2010

Keel Laid for New 130,000-ton Carnival Magic

Construction of the new Carnival Magic officially began earlier this week when the vessel’s keel was laid at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone yard in Italy. Set to debut in May 2011, the 3,690-passenger vessel will be the second in the line’s Dream-class series and will offer a number of amenities and facilities popularized on the Carnival Dream –…
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