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March 29, 2013

Latest Carnival Sunshine Video Highlights Efforts of 3,000 Workers From Around the World

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqTVxKIML7k The latest in a video series that showcases the unprecedented refurbishment of the Carnival Sunshine focuses on the more than 3,000 workers who hail from 40 different countries from around the globe. Comprised of Carnival employees, contractors and subcontractors, the workers have convened at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy to transform the Carnival Destiny…
March 28, 2013

Carnival’s Adri Ford Named ‘Bartender of the Year’ at Bacardi Cruise Competition For Second Year in a Row

[gallery ids="10231,10232"]   Adri Ford, a bartender at the Alchemy Bar aboard Carnival Conquest, has been named “Bartender of the Year” at the annual Bacardi Cruise Competition for the second consecutive year.   She also received the “People’s Choice Award” which is voted on by guests attending the annual event, which this year attracted a record…
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March 26, 2013

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

[gallery columns="4" ids="10223,10222,10224,10225"] During Sunday night’s Miami HEAT game, Miami-based Carnival Corporation & plc and its flagship brand, Carnival Cruise Lines, presented full four-year scholarships to 16 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. …
March 25, 2013

Carnival Breeze Comes To The Aid Of Two Mariners In Need Of Urgent Medical Care

Yesterday evening at approximately 8:30 p.m., Carnival Breeze was alerted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) that two adults on a sailboat were in need of urgent medical care.  Carnival Breeze deviated course and proceeded to the location of the sailboat, roughly 24 miles southeast of Miami, and brought the individuals on board where…
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Carnival Splendor Launches Year-Round Service From New York; Largest ‘Fun Ship’ Ever To Sail From The Big Apple

This past weekend, Carnival Splendor kicked off its new year-round schedule from New York with an eight-day cruise to the Bahamas and Florida, becoming the newest and largest “Fun Ship” ever to sail from the Big Apple. The 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor represents a 41 percent capacity increase on this itinerary which was previously operated by…
March 23, 2013

Carnival Dream To Resume Sailing From Port Canaveral Today

The 130,000-ton Carnival Dream resumes service from Port Canaveral, Fla., today when it embarks on a seven-day cruise to the Caribbean. The ship underwent repairs earlier this week to address a malfunction in the emergency diesel generator. Emergency back-up power has been restored. Certification and clearance for the Carnival Dream to resume service has been…
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March 22, 2013

Third In Carnival Sunshine Video Series Documents Unprecedened Scale of Dry Dock, Highlights New Spaces Such as Liquid Lounge

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n2xqvPUm7Y The third installment in Carnival Cruise Lines’ video series highlighting the transformation of Carnival Destiny into Carnival Sunshine documents the unprecedented scale of the $155 million ship refurbishment project. Host Peter Gonzalez dons a hard hat and takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the soon-to-be added spaces, including the new Liquid…

Carnival Extends ‘Friends & Family Rates Sale’ Through March 28; Promotion Offers Up To $600 Per Stateroom, Reduced Deposits On Variety Of ‘Fun Ship’ Departures

Carnival Cruise Lines’ first-ever “Friends & Family Rates Sale” has been extended through March 28. The new promotion offers savings up to $300 per stateroom on three- to five-day voyages and up to $600 per stateroom on cruises of six days or longer, as well as 50 percent reduced deposits, on a variety of three-…
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March 19, 2013

First Phase of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Fleetwide Review Announced; Line to Cancel Sailings on Carnival Triumph, Carnival Sunshine to Further Increase Operating Redundancies and Back-Up Systems

FIRST PHASE OF CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES’ FLEETWIDE REVIEW ANNOUNCED; LINE TO CANCEL SAILINGS ON CARNIVAL TRIUMPH, CARNIVAL SUNSHINE TO FURTHER INCREASE OPERATING REDUNDANCIES AND BACK-UP SYSTEMS   Carnival Cruise Lines has announced the first implementation phase of its fleetwide comprehensive operational review, focused on Carnival Triumph, as well as Carnival Sunshine, which is currently undergoing…

First Phase of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Fleetwide Review Announced; Line to Cancel Sailings on Carnival Triumph, Carnival Sunshine to Further Increase Operating Redundancies and Back-Up Systems

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced the first implementation phase of its fleetwide comprehensive operational review, focused on Carnival Triumph, as well as Carnival Sunshine, which is currently undergoing a previously scheduled dry dock for product enhancements.  The cruise line is making significant investments to enhance the level of operating redundancies and the scope of hotel…
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