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November 2012

With a backdrop of a massive 50-foot-high inflatable turkey, Carnival Cruise Lines presented an oversized check to Feeding South Florida representing a charitable donation that will enable the organization to provide 137,500 meals to families in need during the holidays.  The check was presented aboard the new Carnival Breeze which arrived in Miami on Thanksgiving Eve and launches year-round six- and eight-day Caribbean cruises from Miami on Sunday.  Carnival Breeze is the largest Carnival Cruise Lines ship ever based in South Florida. Pictured here with the check are (from left):  Feeding South Florida Board Member Benny Gonzalez and Director of Advancement and Community Investment Lisa Stoch, and Carnival’s Senior Cruise Director John Heald. The 1,250-pound nylon turkey — decked out…

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    To celebrate Thanksgiving and the arrival of its newest cruise ship, Carnival Breeze, to Miami, Carnival Cruise Lines is donating 137,500 meals to Feeding South Florida and erecting a 50-foot-tall inflatable turkey atop the ship. The 1,250-pound nylon turkey — wearing a straw beach hat and colorful Hawaiian shirt — is scheduled to be displayed on Wednesday, Nov. 21, in time for holiday festivities. The giant fowl will sit 14 stories above the waterline and gaze toward nearby McArthur Causeway until just before the ship makes its inaugural sailing from Miami on Thanksgiving Day. Also on Wednesday, Carnival will present a charitable donation to Feeding South Florida that will provide 137,500 meals to families in need throughout Miami-Dade,…

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To Celebrate Thanksgiving, Carnival cruise lines will Donate 137,500 Meals to Feeding South Florida and Erect Giant 50-Foot Turkey Atop New Carnival Breeze Largest Carnival Ship Ever Based in South Florida, Carnival Breeze Arrives in Miami Nov. 21   To celebrate Thanksgiving and the arrival of its newest cruise ship, Carnival Breeze, to Miami, Carnival Cruise Lines is donating 137,500 meals to Feeding South Florida and erecting a 50-foot-tall inflatable turkey atop the ship. The 1,250-pound nylon turkey — wearing a straw beach hat and colorful Hawaiian shirt — is scheduled to be displayed on Wednesday, Nov. 21, in time for holiday festivities. The giant fowl will sit 14 stories above the waterline and gaze toward nearby McArthur Causeway until just…

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To celebrate Thanksgiving and the arrival of the new Carnival Breeze to Miami, Carnival Cruise Lines is placing a 50-foot-tall inflatable turkey atop the ship. Decked out in straw beach hat and colorful Hawaiian shirt, the 1,250-pound fowl is scheduled to be displayed on Wednesday, Nov. 21, in time for holiday festivities. The oversized bird will sit 14 stories above the waterline and gaze toward nearby McArthur Causeway until just before the ship makes its inaugural sailing from Miami Thanksgiving Day. On Wednesday, Carnival will also present a charitable donation to Feeding South Florida that will provide 137,500 meals to families in need throughout the region. The new 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze — the largest Carnival ship ever homeported in South…

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Creative Billboard Campaign Highlights Carnival Breeze’s New Miami-Based Cruise Schedule

by Joyce Oliva

In a fun and creative way to promote the Carnival Breeze’s arrival in Miami, Carnival Cruise Lines and its ad agency, Arnold Worldwide, have launched an inventive billboard campaign that showcases the many on-board innovations on the new 130,000-ton vessel. The billboards were first displayed along highways throughout South Florida in late October with colorful images of Guy’s Burger Joint (developed in tandem with Food Network star Guy Fieri), the Punchliner Comedy Club Presented by George Lopez, RedFrog Rum Bar and other spaces, with copy that suggested these venues were among the newest hotspots in Miami. Then, a week later, it was later revealed that all of these fun spaces are available on  the Carnival Breeze which launches year-round six-…

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Carnival Cruise Lines Kicks Off Inaugural St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Campaign

by Joyce Oliva

Building upon its relationship with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Carnival Cruise Lines has kicked off its inaugural St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign, part of a national fundraising effort in which the hospital’s charitable partners raise money for the organization over the holidays. As part of its role in St. Jude Thanks and Giving®, Carnival is asking guests embarking in its U.S. homeports if they would like to make a $1 donation toward St. Jude, one of the world’s premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases. St. Jude Thanks and Giving® complements Carnival’s ongoing Care to Play program whose goal is to raise $3 million over a three-year period for St. Jude.…

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CARNIVAL GLORY RETURNS TO SERVICE WITH A VARIETY OF EXCITING FUN SHIP 2.0 FEATURES ADDED DURING TWO-WEEK DRY DOCK   The Carnival Glory returned to service today following an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation that added an array of exciting on-board spaces, from a new burger venue developed by Food Network personality Guy Fieri and a pair of tropics-inspired poolside watering holes to a “cocktail pharmacy”-themed lounge called the Alchemy Bar. Carnival Glory’s new dining, bar and entertainment options are part of Fun Ship 2.0, a $500 million product enhancement initiative that is being rolled out across the Carnival fleet. Following a special three-day cruise from Miami to Nassau departing later this afternoon, Carnival Glory will launch a winter schedule of…

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The Carnival Glory returned to service today following an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation that added an array of exciting on-board spaces, from a new burger venue developed by Food Network personality Guy Fieri and a pair of tropics-inspired poolside watering holes to a “cocktail pharmacy”-themed lounge called the Alchemy Bar. Carnival Glory’s new dining, bar and entertainment options are part of Fun Ship 2.0, a $500 million product enhancement initiative that is being rolled out across the Carnival fleet. Following a special three-day cruise from Miami to Nassau departing later this afternoon, Carnival Glory will launch a winter schedule of seven-day Caribbean voyages beginning Nov. 18.  In June 2013, the ship will reposition to Boston for a series of four-…

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TRACY WILSON MOURNING, FOUNDER OF HONEY SHINE MENTORING PROGRAM, TO SERVE AS GODMOTHER OF NEW CARNIVAL BREEZE Distinguished South Florida Community Leader to Preside Over Traditional Shipboard Naming Ceremony Held Saturday, Dec. 8, at PortMiami   Tracy Wilson Mourning, whose lifelong ambition to help others inspired her to establish the Honey Shine mentoring program for young girls a decade ago, has been selected to serve as godmother of Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Breeze. A noted motivational speaker and author, Mourning will preside over the traditional naming ceremony on board the 130,000-ton ship while it is docked at its homeport of PortMiami on Dec. 8, 2012. The invitation-only event will also include a $25,000 donation from Carnival Cruise Lines…

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Tracy Wilson Mourning, whose lifelong ambition to help others inspired her to establish the Honey Shine mentoring program for young girls a decade ago, has been selected to serve as godmother of Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Breeze. A noted motivational speaker and author, Mourning will preside over the traditional naming ceremony on board the 130,000-ton ship while it is docked at its homeport of PortMiami on Dec. 8, 2012. The invitation-only event will also include a $25,000 donation from Carnival Cruise Lines to the Honey Shine program. The largest Carnival Cruise Lines ship ever based in South Florida, Carnival Breeze will launch year-round Caribbean service from Miami later this month. Embodying her credo of “Be Comfortable Being You,”…

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