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October 29, 2010

Festivities Mark Carnival Miracle's Inaugural Visits to Aruba and Curacao

Carnival Miracle visited the islands of Aruba and Curacao for the first time last week as part of a new eight-day southern Caribbean cruise schedule from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  A number of first-call festivities were held at the two destinations to celebrate the arrival of the 2,124-passenger “Fun Ship.” In Aruba, the Carnival Miracle’s visit attracted…
October 25, 2010

Meet The Winner Of Carnival’s Name that Dish Contest!

Ted Fazioli, the winner of the Carnival Magic’s Cucina del Capitano's Name that Dish Contest, recently took some time to answer some questions about himself and why he decided to participate in the contest. Q: Where are you from? A: I am originally from Providence, RI.  I grew up next to an area called “Federal Hill,”…
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October 22, 2010

Carnival Employees Prepare and Serve 500 Meals for South Florida's Homeless

Earlier this week, 25 members of the “Fun Team,” Carnival Cruise Lines’ employee service group, donated their time by volunteering at Camillus House, a homeless assistance center in downtown Miami.  The group spent several hours at the facility, helping to prepare and serve 500 meals to the center’s residents and participating in clean-up efforts. The…
October 20, 2010

New ‘Cancel For Any Reason’ Coverage Added To Carnival’s Cruise Vacation Protection Plan

NEW ‘CANCEL FOR ANY REASON’ COVERAGE ADDED TO CARNIVAL’S CRUISE VACATION PROTECTION PLAN Carnival Cruise Lines is introducing a “cancel for any reason” enhancement to its travel protection program, the Cruise Vacation Protection Plan.  The new feature will be included in all plan purchases for voyages departing on or after January 1, 2011.  With the…
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New ‘Cancel For Any Reason’ Coverage Added To Carnival’s Cruise Vacation Protection Plan

Carnival Cruise Lines is introducing a “cancel for any reason” enhancement to its travel protection program, the Cruise Vacation Protection Plan.  The new feature will be included in all plan purchases for voyages departing on or after January 1, 2011.  With the new enhancement, those who purchase Carnival’s Cruise Vacation Protection Plan will be able…
October 18, 2010

Carnival Magic's 'Name the Bucket' Contest Starts Today!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6Sc0cCPOqU] It’s not every day that consumers have a chance to name a gargantuan 500-gallon water bucket housed within a sprawling aqua park on a massive cruise ship.  Well, with Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Name the Bucket” contest, participants are provided the unique opportunity to have their name linked with what is sure to be a…
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October 15, 2010

Ted Fazioli of Salem, N.H., Winner of Carnival Magic's 'Name the Dish' Contest

  We have a winner!  Following several days of on-line voting, “Il Bacio del Mare” (Kiss of the Sea), submitted by Ted Fazioli of Salem, N.H., has been chosen as the winner of Carnival Magic’s “Name the Dish” contest.            The contest asked consumers to come up with a creative moniker for a new mouth-watering…
October 14, 2010

Carnival Magic 'Floated Out' at Fincantieri Shipyard; On Schedule for May 1, 2011, Debut

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_9hs0Yb6L4]    With less than seven months until its maiden voyage, the new Carnival Magic reached another construction milestone when it was “floated out” earlier this week from her outfitting quay at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The initial stages of a cruise ship’s construction take place in a dry dock facility.  Once exterior outfitting is completed,…
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October 11, 2010

Carnival Ecstasy Welcomes Port of Galveston's 4 Millionth Passenger

  Carnival Cruise Lines welcomed a special visitor when Ken Elston boarded the Carnival Ecstasy for a four-day cruise to Cozumel – and made history as the Port of Galveston’s 4 millionth cruise passenger.  The John’s Creek, Ga., resident was sailing with his wife, Lori, as part of a family reunion group.   It was their…

Clement Named VP – New Builds, Weber VP – Supply Chain at Carnival Cruise Lines

 Ben Clement has been named vice president – new builds and Paul Weber vice president – supply chain at Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines. As vice president – new builds, Clement oversees the construction of Carnival’s two new 130,000‐ton ships – Carnival Magic, set to debut May 1, 2011, and Carnival Breeze, scheduled to enter service…
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