March 18, 2013

Carnival’s New ‘Friends & Family Rates Sale’ Offers Savings of Up to $600 Per Stateroom, Reduced Deposits on Variety of ‘Fun Ship’ Departures

Carnival Cruise Lines is launching its first-ever “Friends & Family Rates Sale” offering savings of up to $600 per stateroom and 50 percent reduced deposits on a wide range of three- to 12-day “Fun Ship” departures through the end of August. Reservations must be made between March 19-22, 2013, to qualify for the special Friends…
March 16, 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines Update – March 16, 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines Update March 16, 2013 We would like to share an update with you regarding the status of Carnival Dream, Legend and Elation and to answer your questions and clarify many misperceptions that are being driven by confusing and, in many cases, inaccurate media coverage.  We would also like to update you on…
March 15, 2013

Carnival Legend Statement – March 15, 2013 – 4:30 p.m. EDT

CARNIVAL LEGEND STATEMENT March 15, 2013 – 4:30 p.m. EDT Carnival Legend is currently sailing on a seven-day cruise that will return to Tampa on Sunday morning as scheduled. Because of a technical issue with one of the ship’s Azipod units that is affecting its sailing speed, the itinerary for Carnival Legend’s next voyage, a…

Statement Regarding Carnival Dream – March 15, 2013 – 12:30 p.m. EDT

STATEMENT REGARDING CARNIVAL DREAM - March 15, 2013 – 12:30 p.m. EDT The following provides an update on the Carnival Dream in St. Maarten. Guest Logistics: We have arranged for a combination of approximately 50 commercial and private chartered flights departing St. Maarten for the 4,363 guests onboard Carnival Dream. Guests have the option to return…
March 14, 2013

Facts on Carnival Dream

Q:  What is going on with Carnival Dream?  What happened? While at dock in St. Maarten yesterday, the ship’s engineering team conducted a regularly scheduled test of the ship’s emergency diesel generator.  A malfunction occurred which has rendered the emergency generator inoperable. At no time did the ship lose power and the ship’s propulsion systems…

Information on Carnival Dream and Alleged Toilet System Issues

We have had multiple conversations with the ship’s management team related to this subject.  Based on the ship’s service logs and extensive physical monitoring of all public areas, including restrooms, throughout the night, we can confirm that only one public restroom was taken offline for cleaning based on toilet overflow and there was a total…
March 12, 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines’ President and CEO Gerry Cahill Comments on Carnival Triumph from Cruise Shipping Miami 2013

At an annual cruise industry conference in Miami today, Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill provided an update on the Carnival Triumph: Good morning everyone. I’m going to focus most of my remarks on what we are doing today and briefly summarize what happened. The Carnival Triumph was on the last day of a cruise…
March 8, 2013

And So It Begins! New Video, Photos Offer Behind-the-Scenes Look at Carnival Sunshine Refit Taking Place at Fincantieri Shipyard

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAi02Yo7uhk The second in Carnival’s ongoing video series offers an insightful behind-the-scenes look at the unprecedented renovation taking place aboard Carnival Destiny which will emerge from the $155 million dry dock as Carnival Sunshine featuring a variety of new dining, bar and entertainment innovations. The video, along with a number of dramatic images, documents the…
March 1, 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines Debuts ‘The Fun Shops’ Online Retail Section Offering Wide Array of Gift Options For Carnival Guests

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES DEBUTS ‘THE FUN SHOPS’ ONLINE RETAIL SECTION OFFERING WIDE ARRAY OF GIFT OPTIONS FOR CARNIVAL GUESTS Shopping on Carnival.com, the cruise industry’s most visited website, just got easier and a lot more fun with the launch of Carnival Cruise Lines’ revamped online retail section – “The Fun Shops,” available at www.carnival.com/funshops. The…

New Video Series Showcases Carnival Destiny’s Transformation Into Carnival Sunshine

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBuhnW-9r84 Today marks the debut of the first in a new series of videos from Carnival Cruise Lines that will document the dramatic transformation of Carnival Destiny into Carnival Sunshine following an unprecedented $155 million refurbishment currently taking place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. Hundreds of workers are involved in the groundbreaking refurbishment project…