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July 30, 2013

Philanthropist Lin Arison To Serve As Godmother Of Carnival Sunshine

PHILANTHROPIST LIN ARISON TO SERVE AS GODMOTHER OF CARNIVAL SUNSHINE  Distinguished Arts Benefactor and Author to Preside at Traditional Shipboard Naming Ceremony Nov. 17 in New Orleans Lin Arison, wife of the late Ted Arison, founder of Carnival Cruise Lines, will serve as godmother of Carnival Sunshine, the former Carnival Destiny, which was renamed following…

Philanthropist Lin Arison To Serve As Godmother Of Carnival Sunshine

Lin Arison, wife of the late Ted Arison, founder of Carnival Cruise Lines, will serve as godmother of Carnival Sunshine, the former Carnival Destiny, which was renamed following a massive $155 million makeover earlier this year. Arison will officially name Carnival Sunshine during an invitation-only ceremony held on board the completely transformed 102,853-ton ship at…
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July 29, 2013

Carnival Victory Earns Perfect 100 U.S.P.H. Inspection Score

Carnival Victory scored 100 during its most recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) in Miami, marking the fourth time that a Carnival Cruise Lines ship has earned a perfect score this year. To earn a 100 score, cruise ships must receive perfect marks on all 42 items that comprise the U.S.P.H.’s comprehensive Vessel Sanitation Program…
July 28, 2013

Statement Regarding Carnival Sunshine in Venice

With reference to media reports of an alleged "salute" made yesterday by the cruise ship Carnival Sunshine in Venice, Carnival reiterates that those accusations are unfounded.  The passage through the Venice Lagoon occurred in full compliance with navigational regulations and well within the accepted parameters for distance from shore. The Carnival Sunshine passed more than…
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July 26, 2013

10 Popular Instagrammers Take To the High Seas and Share Their Carnival Cruise Experiences On Instagram

Earlier this week 10 popular Instagrammers boarded the 130,000-ton Carnival Breeze for Carnival’s first Instagrammers cruise. Throughout the voyage these talented photographers, many of whom were cruising for the first time, have been snapping away. The result is more than 1,000 special moments from their trip, captured in stunning photography. To follow along on their…
July 24, 2013

Carnival Invites Guests to Share Their Favorite Cruise Photos and Videos For an Opportunity To Be Featured in New Ad Campaign

Carnival recently launched a new “Share Your Memories” Facebook tab where guests are invited to share their most memorable photos and videos shot during their Carnival cruise vacations for possible inclusion in the cruise line’s new advertising campaign which will launch in September. Whether it’s a photo of the family enjoying mouth-watering burgers from Guy’s…
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July 20, 2013

New 135,000-Ton ‘Fun Ship’ Set To Debut In 2016 To Be Named Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista is the name selected by Carnival Cruise Lines for its new 135,000-ton ship scheduled to enter service in 2016. The announcement was made today by Carnival President and CEO Gerry Cahill during a media briefing aboard Carnival Sunshine which is in the midst of its inaugural European season. To be built by Italian…
July 19, 2013

Carnival Corporation’s Reaction to Recent Woman’s Day Article About Travel Agents

Carnival Corporation and each of its 10 cruise lines around the world continue to support the travel agent community as we have throughout our history. As those of us in the travel industry know, the points made in the Woman's Day article are simply inaccurate and don't reflect the incredible value travel agents bring to…
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July 16, 2013

‘Epic Rock’ and ‘Studio VIP’ — Two New ‘Playlist Productions’ Shows — Debut On Totally Transformed Carnival Sunshine

[gallery columns="4" ids="10681,10682,10683,10684"] When Carnival Sunshine debuted in Europe May 5 so did two brand new spectacular shows – Epic Rock and Studio VIP – both part of the line’s high-tech “Playlist Productions” revues which combine captivating live performances with high-tech LED staging and special effects to set a new standard in seagoing productions. Two…

Additional Information from Carnival Cruise Lines on the U.S. Coast Guard Carnival Splendor Fire Investigation Report

Additional Information from Carnival Cruise Lines on the U.S. Coast Guard Carnival Splendor Fire Investigation Report Recommendations Updated July 16, 2013 Coast Guard Recommendations from the Report Carnival Cruise Lines Response 1. Carnival should remove 40-second delay in automatic activation of the Hi-Fog system As a result of our internal investigation, in March 2011 Carnival…
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