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March 26, 2012

NFL Legend Ray Lewis Addresses Students Participating in Carnival’s Scholarship & Mentoring Program

[slideshow] High school students participating in Carnival’s Scholarship & Mentoring program recently had a special visitor – NFL All-Pro linebacker and University of Miami alum Ray Lewis who offered a truly inspirational speech about staying on the right path and following your dreams. Lewis, whose passion for the football field obviously is a reflection of…
March 23, 2012

Carnival Culinary Professionals Recognized at 7th Annual Bacardi Cruise Competition

Adri Ford, a bartender at the new Alchemy Bar on the Carnival Liberty, was named “Bartender of the Year” at the 7th annual Bacardi Cruise Competition, which attracted nearly 1,900 food and beverage entries from culinary professionals representing 27 cruise and ferry operators from around the world. Additionally, Daniel Rodriguez, a junior sous chef on…
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March 22, 2012

Carnival Conquest to Operate Year-Round Seven-Day Caribbean Voyages From Miami Beginning in November 2013

Carnival Conquest – the next ship in line to receive the extensive dining, bar and entertainment enhancements that are part of the company’s ongoing Fun Ship 2.0 initiative – will reposition from New Orleans to Miami in November 2013 to operate year-round seven-day Caribbean departures from that port. On its new Miami-based schedule, Carnival Conquest…
March 21, 2012

Grand Turk Cruise Center Celebrates Island’s Role in 50th Anniversary of First U.S. Manned Space Flight

The Grand Turk Cruise Center (GTCC) is celebrating the island’s unique place in history during Space Exploration Week March 19-22 which closely coincides with the 50th anniversary of astronaut John Glenn’s splashdown of the Friendship 7 space capsule off the island’s coast in 1962.  The splashdown represented the United States’ first successful manned orbit of…
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March 20, 2012

Carnival Enthusiast Sails on 100TH ‘Fun Ship’ Cruise

[slideshow] Talk about brand loyalty! Dennis Coleman of Baltimore last week sailed on his 100th Carnival cruise – a seven-day Caribbean cruise aboard the Carnival Dream from Port Canaveral, Fla. – becoming only the fourth guest in the company’s 40-year history to achieve this distinction. To commemorate this significant milestone, the Port Canaveral embarkation staff…
March 19, 2012

Carnival Presents High School Students with Four-Year Scholarships, Laptop Computers During Halftime of Miami HEAT Game

[slideshow] During last night’s Miami HEAT game, Miami-based Carnival Corporation & plc and its flagship brand, Carnival Cruise Lines, presented full four-year scholarships to 13 local high school seniors who are participating in an innovative workplace mentoring program operated in conjunction with the Miami HEAT and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami.  Each student…
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March 16, 2012

Views on the Carnival Valor

Jenny McIver, whose popular blog Round the World in 30 Days documents her travels throughout the globe, sailed on the Carnival Valor and raved about the ship and its enticing eight-day itinerary which features day-long stops at four different tropical destinations:  Aruba, Curacao, the Dominican Republic and Grand Turk. Click here  to read all about…
March 15, 2012

Carnival in the Community

[slideshow] As one of South Florida’s largest employers, Carnival and its employees support a wide variety of local charitable organizations and causes. Most recently, members of the company’s volunteer service group, the “Fun Team,” along with their friends and family members, participated in a beach clean-up along Miami Beach’s South Pointe Park collecting dozens of…
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March 14, 2012

Carnival and Guy Fieri Grill Up Burgers and Fun at 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival

httpv:// Carnival’s sponsorship of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, which included the Fun & Fit as a Family event and the Amstel Light Burger Bash, is chronicled with a an informative video and a series of colorful images from the memorable weekend. The festivities kicked off at Amstel Light Burger Bash with Carnival’s…
March 9, 2012

Carnival’s Public Relations Department Launches New Twitter Feed

Looking to keep up with Carnival Cruise Lines’ news and information in 140 characters or less?  Then check out the public relations department’s recently launched Twitter account, @CarnivalPR, which offers updates on new shipboard features, itineraries, links to on-line videos and more. The @CarnivalPR Twitter feed is part of the company’s recently revamped press room…
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