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March 22, 2011

Murray Joins Carnival Cruise Lines as Vice President – Technical Operations

Thomas Murray, a 24-year veteran of the maritime industry, has been named vice president – technical operations for Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines. In this capacity, Murray will be responsible for all technical operations for the line’s 22-vessel fleet.  He will join Carnival on April 25, reporting to Martin Landtman, the company’s senior vice president of…
March 21, 2011

Carnival Fascination Guest Becomes One Millionth Cruise Passenger to Sail from Jacksonville

 [slideshow] An Arkansas eighth grader starting her spring break vacation with her family on the Carnival Fascination became the one millionth passenger to embark on a cruise through JAXPORT's Northside terminal this weekend. Emily Wilt of Siloam Springs, Northwest Ark., drove 12 hours with her parents and older brother to board the ship and was identified as the…
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March 17, 2011

New Splashdown! Grand Turk Attraction Earns Top Honors from Porthole Magazine

 [slideshow] At a ceremony held earlier this week at the annual Cruise Shipping Miami convention, the Grand Turk Cruise Center was presented with Porthole Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Award for “Best Interactive Cruise Exhibit” for its new attraction that pays tribute National Aeronautics & Space Administration’s Mercury space program and the historic 1962 splashdown of the Friendship…
March 16, 2011

Carnival Corporation & plc Among ‘100 Best Corporate Citizens’ in Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Annual Survey

  Carnival Corporation & plc has been named one of the top 100 best corporate citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, ranking number 69 in the publication’s annual survey. Recognized by PR Week as one of America’s top three most important business rankings, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List evaluates environmental, social and governance  data from companies…
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March 14, 2011

Cruise Alaska, ‘Fun Ship’ Style

  What better way to see wildlife reign supreme and experience the stunning sights and sounds of Alaska than on a Carnival ”Fun Ship?” Starting May 10, 2011, Carnival Cruise Lines will begin its second season operating Alaska cruises round-trip from Seattle, Wash., with the line’s 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit, sailing a total of 19 seven-day Glacier Route…
March 11, 2011

New Carnival Student Center Opens at Florida International University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

[slideshow] At a ceremony held yesterday, Florida International University (FIU), Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Lines marked the dedication of the new Carnival Student Center at FIU’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management located at the university’s Biscayne Bay Campus. Located adjacent to the campus’ bayside terrace, the modern facility encompasses more than…
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March 10, 2011

Carnival to Launch New One-of-a-Kind Short Cruise Program From Port Canaveral

CARNIVAL TO LAUNCH NEW ONE-OF-A-KIND SHORT CRUISE PROGRAM FROM PORT CANAVERAL Carnival Cruise Lines today announced a unique and exciting new “Fun Ship” cruise program from Port Canaveral, Fla. The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will operate four- and five-day Bahamas cruises from the Space Coast beginning November 7, 2011.  The move further bolsters Carnival’s position as…

Carnival to Launch New One-of-a-Kind Short Cruise Program From Port Canaveral

Carnival Cruise Lines today announced a unique and exciting new “Fun Ship” cruise program from Port Canaveral, Fla. The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will operate four- and five-day Bahamas cruises from the Space Coast beginning November 7, 2011.  The move further bolsters Carnival’s position as Port Canaveral’s largest cruise operator with three year-round ships carrying approximately…
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March 9, 2011

Get Ready to Hula Aboard Carnival Spirit

With a mix of sunshine, surf and sand, the Hawaiian Islands consistently rank among the world’s most popular vacation destinations.  And Carnival Spirit’s Hawaii cruises provide guests with an unforgettable way to explore the Aloha State. Carnival kicks off its 2011 Hawaii program with two 12-day cruises next month.  The April 10, 2011, voyage departs…
March 8, 2011

Carnival Miracle Heading Back to the Big Apple for Eight-Day Round-Trip Caribbean Cruises

  Guests looking for a longer Caribbean adventure can set sail on Carnival Miracle this spring when the 2,124-passenger ship offers two different eight-day itineraries sailing round-trip from New York. Beginning April 14, the ship begins sailing from the Big Apple south toward the Caribbean’s golden beaches and sun-filled skies while calling at some of…
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