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May 28, 2013

Carnival Dream Rescues Mariners In Distress Off Coast Of Florida

[gallery ids="10573,10571,10572"] On Saturday evening while sailing off the coast of Florida, Carnival Dream was alerted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) that a small craft was experiencing mechanical issues and in need of assistance. Carnival Dream deviated course and lowered one of its lifeboats to bring two Bahamian mariners on board.  The two…
May 23, 2013

Carnival Donates $248,000 to Fund Scholarships For At-Risk Youth, Bringing Company’s Total Donation to Date To Nearly $2 Million

Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines and its parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc, presented a $248,000 check earlier this week to the Florida Pre-Paid College Foundation to provide scholarship opportunities to students currently attending the Miami HEAT Academy, an after-school program for at-risk youth sponsored by Carnival. This marks the 11th consecutive year that Carnival has…
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May 22, 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines Recognized by U.S. Coast Guard For Aiding Mariners in Distress

Carnival Cruise Lines was presented with an Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System (AMVER) Award from the U.S. Coast Guard recognizing the cruise line’s role in aiding mariners in distress. The award was presented earlier this week at a reception held at the National Press Center in Washington, D.C. The AMVER System, sponsored by the U.S.…
May 21, 2013

Hangin’ Tough On The NKOTB Cruise!

Nearly 2,800 fans of the New Kids on the Block are currently on board the Carnival Victory for four days of music and fun.  The chart-topping superstars – “NKOTB” to those in the know – are keeping audiences entertained with show-stopping musical performances while signing countless autographs and posing for dozens of photos. During the…
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May 20, 2013

Richard J. O’Hanlon Appointed Vice President, Nautical and Safety Operations For Carnival Cruise Lines

Richard J. O’Hanlon, a former rear admiral in the U.S. Navy with nearly two decades of government and private sector executive experience in maritime operations, maintenance and logistics, has been named vice president – nautical and safety operations for Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator. O’Hanlon started May 20, reporting to Martin…
May 17, 2013

Carnival Sunshine Returns From Inaugural 12-Day Voyage Following Massive $155 Million Makeover

CARNIVAL SUNSHINE RETURNS FROM INAUGURAL 12-DAY VOYAGE FOLLOWING MASSIVE $155 MILLION MAKEOVER  Carnival Sunshine – which recently underwent a groundbreaking $155 million renovation that added a host of new features and facilities – arrived today in Barcelona, Spain, following its inaugural 12-day cruise from Venice, Italy. The unprecedented transformation added all of the line’s Fun…
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Carnival Sunshine Returns From Inaugural 12-Day Voyage Following Massive $155 Million Makeover

Carnival Sunshine – which recently underwent a groundbreaking $155 million renovation that added a host of new features and facilities – arrived today in Barcelona, Spain, following its inaugural 12-day cruise from Venice, Italy. The unprecedented transformation added all of the line’s Fun Ship 2.0 dining, bar and entertainment features, along with a host of…

New Five-Day Cruises Added to Carnival Freedom’s Year-Round Schedule from Fort Lauderdale

Carnival Cruise Lines has added two distinctly different five-day itineraries to Carnival Freedom’s year-round schedule from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., beginning in 2014. The new five-day itineraries include a western Caribbean route featuring Ocho Rios and Grand Cayman, and an eastern Caribbean/Bahamas option featuring Grand Turk, Nassau and the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay. …
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May 15, 2013

Final Episode in Carnival Sunshine Video Series Highlights Ship’s Many Exciting Features

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZXd_RhYIU8&feature=youtu.be The final installment in the Carnival Sunshine video series is now live and available for viewing.  The video takes viewers through several of the ship’s exciting features including Havana Bar, Liquid Lounge, and Ji Ji Asian Kitchen. These are but a few of the many innovations incorporated during a massive $155 million dry dock.…

Annette D’Mello Named Carnival Cruise Lines’ ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Annette D’Mello, a 13-year veteran of Carnival Cruise Lines’ human resources and payroll department, has been named the company’s Volunteer of the Year, an annual award that recognizes outstanding dedication and commitment to community service. D’Mello was honored for her role in Carnival’s employee volunteer service group, the “Friends Uniting Neighbors (F.U.N.) Team,” donating her…
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