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August 31, 2012

Carnival Cruise Lines Expands Seat-Saving Initiative Fleetwide

Following a highly successful pilot program on Carnival Breeze, Carnival Cruise Lines has begun a fleetwide rollout of a new system designed to ensure that all guests are able to enjoy equal access to sun loungers by preventing seat saving in outdoor deck areas. Under the new system, shipboard team members monitor sun lounge usage…
August 30, 2012

Carnival Cruise Lines Celebrates National Cherry Popsicle Day With Special Gift to Kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

[gallery link="file"] August 26 was National Cherry Popsicle Day and, in recognition of this annual event, Carnival Cruise Lines provided a delicious treat of 500 cherry popsicles, along with fun popsicle-shaped balloons, to the kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the cruise line’s top charitable partners. From the looks of the photos,…
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August 29, 2012

Four of a Kind

In an interesting meet-up of Carnival “Fun Ships,” the Carnival Sensation, Carnival Ecstasy, Carnival Liberty and Carnival Fantasy were all docked in Nassau late last week. The four ships – distinguished by their red, white and blue winged funnels - brought more than 11,500 visitors to the Bahamian capital, providing guests an opportunity to check…
August 28, 2012

Carnival Glory Passenger is Aquila Tours’ Millionth Guest in Saint John

Carnival Glory passenger Marilyn Clark received an unexpected surprise yesterday when she was preparing to board a bus for Aquila Tours’ Saint John Highlights Tour and instead was led to a stretch limousine for a private tour of the destination as the tour operator’s millionth guest. Aquila Tours, which is celebrating 30 years in business,…
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August 27, 2012

New Videos, Images Highlight Puerta Maya’s Enhanced Web Site

The web site for the Puerta Maya Cruise Center ( in Cozumel, Mexico, has been redesigned with a greater variety of videos, images and information, providing cruise enthusiasts with an at-a-glance look at the facility which serves as a gateway to one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations. The enhanced site also includes an updated…
August 21, 2012

Grand Turk Cruise Center Enhances Web Site

The web site for the Grand Turk Cruise Center ( has been redesigned with a brand new look and feel, along with a wide variety of videos, images and information showcasing the popular cruise destination, which attracts 625,000 passengers annually. Designed to provide an at-a-glance look of the sprawling 18-acre facility, the enhanced user-friendly web…
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August 14, 2012

Carnival Cruise Lines Begins Sailing From New Terminal at Port Canaveral

[gallery link="file" columns="4"]   Carnival Cruise Lines began an exciting chapter in its operations from Port Canaveral, Fla., yesterday when the 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy departed on a five-day cruise from the port’s new state-of-the-art Terminal 6. Yesterday’s sold-out cruise of the Carnival Ecstasy is the first of more than 225 annual departures from the new…
August 8, 2012

Cheers! Carnival Showcases Its New Cocktails at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] Carnival made its Tales of the Cocktail debut in New Orleans, hosting an exclusive event for journalists aboard the Carnival Elation while it was docked in the Big Easy. Nearly 60 members of the press sampled refreshing libations from six-foot-high pop-up bars that artfully recreated four of Carnival’s most popular watering holes…
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August 7, 2012

New ‘Faster to the Fun’ Program Being Piloted on Two Carnival Ships

Carnival Cruise Lines has begun testing a new program on two ships that provides guests with an exciting array of highly attractive benefits including priority embarkation, early stateroom availability and express luggage delivery, among other features, available for purchase through the new Faster to the Fun program. The pilot program will roll out on Carnival…
August 4, 2012

Carnival Pride Serves as Venue for VIP Reception for Prominent Cruise Industry Organizations

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] The Carnival Pride served as the venue for a reception and luncheon at the Port of Baltimore sponsored by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), a trade organization that represents the North American cruise industry, and the Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF), a non-profit group that focuses on enhancing the quality of…
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