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May 31, 2012

Carnival Cruise Lines Takes Delivery of New 130,000-Ton Carnival Breeze

[slideshow] At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, Carnival Cruise Lines took delivery of the new 130,000-ton Carnival Breeze, the 24th vessel in the line’s fleet. Carnival Breeze will depart on its inaugural cruise from Venice this Sunday, June 3, operating a special 12-day Mediterranean cruise…

Carnival Cruise Lines Takes Delivery of New 130,000-Ton Carnival Breeze

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES TAKES DELIVERY OF NEW 130,000-TON CARNIVAL BREEZE 3,690-Passenger ‘Fun Ship’ Departs Sunday from Venice on Inaugural 12-Day Cruise At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, Carnival Cruise Lines took delivery of the new 130,000-ton Carnival Breeze, the 24th vessel in the line’s fleet. Carnival…
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May 29, 2012

Save the Date: For Carnival Breeze Twitter Party This Thursday

  Mark your calendars for this Thursday, May 31, at 2 p.m. EST to join Carnival’s public relations department (@CarnivalPR) for the Carnival Breeze Twitter Party in celebration of the ship’s official handover. Join popular bloggers such as Nancy Schretter (@KidTravel), Shannon Hurst Lane (@CajunMama & @TravelingMamas), Stefanie Fauquet (@MommyMusings), Doug Parker (@CruiseRadio), Anita Dunham…
May 18, 2012

Carnival Corporation & plc Among Top Companies in Annual Southeastern Corporate Sustainability Rankings

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise vacation group, has once again been named to the Southeastern Corporate Sustainability Rankings of the top 100 companies in the southeastern U.S. Carnival Corporation & plc is listed in the rankings as the “Top Ranked Company in Florida,” and is the fourth-ranked company…
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May 16, 2012

Carnival Corporation & plc Included on ‘100 Best Corporate Citizens’ List by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise vacation group, has been named one of “100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine in the publication’s 13th annual rankings.   Carnival, which ranked #52 this year (up from #69 last year), is the only cruise operator included on the list. The…
May 15, 2012

Groundbreaking Ceremonies Held for New $65 Million Amber Cove Cruise Center in the Dominican Republic

[slideshow] Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Caribbean’s newest destination, the $65 million Amber Cove Cruise Center, were held yesterday in the Dominican Republic at the project site on the Bay of Maimon located near Puerto Plata in the country’s North Coast. The new facility – which represents one of the largest cruise industry investments ever made…
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May 14, 2012

Carnival Breeze Completes Sea Trials in Adriatic Sea

[slideshow] The 130,000-ton Carnival Breeze, Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, is shown here conducting sea trials in the Adriatic Sea in preparation for its inaugural June 3 voyage from Venice, Italy. The 3,690-passenger vessel, currently in the final stages of construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, had a full contingent of officers, technicians,…
May 11, 2012

Saint-Jean Named Carnival Cruise Lines’ ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Murielle Saint-Jean, an employee in Carnival Cruise Lines’ guest care department, has been named the company’s Volunteer of the Year, an annual award that recognizes outstanding dedication and commitment to community service. A 16-year Carnival veteran, Saint-Jean was honored for her role in Carnival’s employee volunteer service group, the “Friends Uniting Neighbors (F.U.N.) Team,” donating…
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May 7, 2012

Carnival Liberty Earns 100 Score on United States Public Health Inspection; Fifth Carnival ship to Achieve Perfect Mark This Year

Carnival Liberty earned a 100 score on its most recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection last week, marking the fifth time that a Carnival Cruise Lines ship has earned a perfect score this year. The unannounced inspections, which are conducted twice each year and required for any cruise ship with an international itinerary calling…
May 4, 2012

Happy First Birthday, Carnival Magic!

[slideshow] The one-year anniversary of Carnival Magic’s maiden voyage was celebrated by nearly 5,400 guests and crew during a seven-day Caribbean cruise that departed from Galveston, Texas, earlier this week.  Carnival Magic’s first birthday was marked with a number of special events, including a fun-filled deck party and crew-only celebration in the ship’s casual Lido…
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