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October 31, 2012

Carnival Pride to Operate Special Two-Day Cruise from Baltimore Nov. 2-4; Rates Start at $179 Per Person for Balcony Accommodations

Carnival Cruise Lines is offering a special two-day voyage on the Carnival Pride departing from the Port of Baltimore on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 2 and returning the morning of Sunday, Nov. 4.  Rates for the one-time cruise start at $179 for balcony accommodations, based on double occupancy. The cruise was made possible as…
October 29, 2012

Carnival Conquest Returns to New Orleans with Multi-Million Dollar Enhancements

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] Yesterday, New Orleans’ largest year-round cruise ship, Carnival Conquest, returned from a two-week, multi-million dollar dry dock in The Bahamas loaded with new dining, bar and entertainment options. The refurbished ship now features a number of elements of Carnival’s $500 million “Fun Ship 2.0” fleetwide enhancement program, including Guy’s Burger Joint –…
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October 26, 2012

New 135,000-Ton Ship Ordered for Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival Corporation & plc, the parent company of Carnival Cruise Lines, today announced it has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the construction a new 135,000-ton vessel for Carnival Cruise Lines.  Representing a new class of vessel for the line, the 4,000-passenger ship is scheduled for delivery in winter 2016. The new Carnival…
October 24, 2012

Day Nine and Carnival Conquest is Looking Fine!

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] It’s day nine of the Carnival Conquest’s multi-million-dollar dry dock and things are really beginning to take shape as work continues in Freeport, The Bahamas. Over the past nine days, dozens of contractors have been hard at work installing several new bars, lounges and dining spots, which are all part of the…
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October 19, 2012

‘Extreme Makeover – Bahamian Edition’ Taking Place Aboard Carnival Conquest

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] It’s day five of the Carnival Conquest’s two-week dry dock in Freeport, The Bahamas, and the exciting new spaces are beginning to take shape in anticipation of the ship’s return to service Oct. 28. The latest round of photos show contractors hard at work prepping the Lido Deck for a new burger…

Carnival’s SVP of Revenue Management Brenda Yester Concludes Nine Years on Local Make-A-Wish Board with Strom Award

Considering all she has done to help grant the wishes of nearly 5,000 sick children during a nine-year stint on Make-A-Wish Southern Florida’s Board of Directors, it was only fitting that Brenda Yester received one of the nonprofit’s highest honors at its recent donor celebration.  Yester, a former board chair and two-time “Board Member of…
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October 18, 2012

Happy Fun-O-Ween From Boo at the Zoo, Sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines!

[gallery link="file"] Halloween is just around the corner and to celebrate, Carnival Cruise Lines is creating a massive, 70-foot-long “Fun Ship”-shaped display comprised of more than 500 carved jack-o-lanterns at Boo at the Zoo taking place Oct. 19, 20, 26, and 27, 2012, in New Orleans. The creative display is part of the line’s sponsorship…
October 17, 2012

Carnival Spirit Arrives in Australia

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] Earlier today, Carnival Spirit arrived at its new homeport in Sydney, Australia, where it will launch Carnival’s first cruise program Down Under, operating year-round eight- to 12-day voyages to the Pacific Islands beginning later this month. Carnival Cruise Lines’ senior shipboard photographer Radu Ursu was there to captured some beautiful pictures of…
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October 16, 2012

Carnival Puts the ‘Fun’ in the Fun and Fit in the City Event During the New York Wine and Food Festival

[gallery link="file"] Carnival brought the “fun” to the New York City Wine and Food Festival’s Fun and Fit in the City event, Oct. 11-14, in the form of free frozen yogurt and a two-level obstacle course. Hundreds of families stood in line for a chance to  run the course and afterwards enjoyed a little free…
October 15, 2012

Carnival Conquest Sets Sail for its Fun Ship 2.0 Makeover

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] Carnival Conquest departed New Orleans yesterday for a two-week dry dock in Freeport, The Bahamas, as part of the line’s $500 million “Fun Ship 2.0” fleetwide enhancement program. The ship is next in line to receive dramatic upgrades in dining, bar and entertainment. During the two-week period, a series of fun videos…
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