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October 2013

Carnival Cruise Lines, a partner of the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat, has brought its signature brand of fun to the AmericanAirlines Arena in downtown Miami with three new exciting beverage venues – the RedFrog Bar, RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar, which are modeled after similar bars located on select vessels throughout the line’s “Fun Ship” fleet. Located on the 100 level main concourse, RedFrog Bar offers a menu of refreshing tropical-infused rum drinks like the Rum Jumper (made with Bacardi Superior, Bacardi 8, banana liqueur, and orange and pineapple juices); the Midnight Mojito (Bacardi Oakheart Spiced Rum, brown sugar, mint, lime and club soda); and Red’s Painkiller (Bacardi 8, Bacardi Coco and tropical fruit juices), Upstairs…

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The UK division of Carnival Cruise Lines earned Best Cruise Line Web Site honors in the 2013 Travolution Awards which were presented in London earlier this month. Part of the Travel Weekly UK group, the annual awards recognize the top UK-based travel companies in a wide range of product- and service-related categories.  For the best cruise line web site category, Carnival UK was recognized for having the greatest impact in the market over the past year as well as for its originality in design and features and overall user experience. Carnival Cruise Lines’ UK web site (www.carnival.co.uk) was launched last year and is designed to provide consumers with a comprehensive overview of the line’s fleet, along with information for first-time…

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Ever since he was a young child, Ryan Meiry always had a special wish – to meet Micky Arison, chairman of Carnival Corporation & plc and managing general partner of the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat.  Keenly interested in entrepreneurs and the corporate world, Ryan became fascinated with Arison’s life story and captivated by business leaders who start from the bottom and go on to become successful. To help make Ryan’s wish a reality, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which fulfills the dreams of children with life-threatening medical conditions, teamed up with Carnival and the Miami Heat to provide the 14-year-old Californian with a day he will never forget. The day started with a visit to the Miami Heat’s home court,…

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The finalists have been chosen!  The top five bands have been selected in the Carnival Cruise Lines and WDSU-TV “Battle of the High School Marching Bands” competition, which is seeking the most spirited, fun and talented marching band in New Orleans. The competition was fierce with talented bands submitting many highly creative entries but in the end the following five finalists were chosen: Bonnabel High, Destrehan, Miller McCoy, Riverside Academy, and Salmen High School. From now until Friday, November 1, fans have the opportunity to vote for their favorite marching band on WDSU-TV’s website at www.wdsu.com/carnival-cruise-lines. The winning band will be announced in November and receive $10,000 for their school’s music program courtesy of Carnival Cruise Lines, along with the…

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CELEBRITY CHEF GUY FIERI SAILS WITH CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES FOR FAMILY FUN IN NEW FOOD NETWORK TELEVISION SPECIAL Guy Fieri and his family take to the sea for fun, adventure  and killer food aboard the Carnival Breeze in a new television special, Guy’s Family Cruise, premiering on Food Network Monday, October 28 at 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m. CT). Guy’s Family Cruise follows the Fieris during their Caribbean adventure – making stops in Miami, the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands, and Jamaica aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ largest and newest ship, Carnival Breeze. In the hour-long Food Network special, Guy and his family experience many of the amazing attractions available on Carnival Breeze.  Guy, along with his two sons and nephew,…

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Guy Fieri and his family take to the sea for fun, adventure  and killer food aboard the Carnival Breeze in a new television special, Guy’s Family Cruise, premiering on Food Network Monday, October 28 at 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m. CT). Guy’s Family Cruise follows the Fieris during their Caribbean adventure – making stops in Miami, the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands, and Jamaica aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ largest and newest ship, Carnival Breeze. In the hour-long Food Network special, Guy and his family experience many of the amazing attractions available on Carnival Breeze.  Guy, along with his two sons and nephew, work the line at his namesake eatery, Guy’s Burger Joint, a popular complimentary poolside dining spot featured on…

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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES LAUNCHES VACATION ANTICIPATION PHOTO CONTEST TIED TO UPCOMING U.S. DEBUT OF CARNIVAL SUNSHINE Vacation-Ready Fans (and Their Pets) Can Share Images for a Chance to Win a Free Cruise Aboard Totally Transformed Carnival Sunshine There’s nothing like the fun and excitement of getting ready to head off on vacation.  For those awaiting the U.S. arrival of the recently transformed Carnival Sunshine or anyone who enjoys the feeling of anticipation leading up to a fabulous vacation,   Carnival Cruise Lines has launched a fun new photo contest.  The Vacation Anticipation Contest invites consumers to submit a photo of their (or their pet’s) most ‘vacation ready look’ via social media.  Four lucky grand prize winners will receive a free cruise…

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There’s nothing like the fun and excitement of getting ready to head off on vacation.  For those awaiting the U.S. arrival of the recently transformed Carnival Sunshine or anyone who enjoys the feeling of anticipation leading up to a fabulous vacation,   Carnival Cruise Lines has launched a fun new photo contest.  The Vacation Anticipation Contest invites consumers to submit a photo of their (or their pet’s) most ‘vacation ready look’ via social media.  Four lucky grand prize winners will receive a free cruise for four aboard Carnival Sunshine following its U.S. debut next month in New Orleans. From now through October 31, fans can submit their best vacation-ready photos  –whether it’s them in their straw hat and Hawaiian shirt or…

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Carnival Cruise Lines has appointed Rear Adm. Roy A. Nash, who recently retired from the U.S. Coast Guard, to the company’s Safety & Reliability Review Board. The line announced the development of the board in April 2013 and Nash becomes the fifth external member of the board, joining experts with extensive leadership, operational and maintenance experience within the U.S. Navy and airline industry. A part of Carnival’s comprehensive fleetwide technical enhancement program, the review board was created to provide independent third-party perspective and to drive continuous improvement across the line’s fleet. The core objectives of the board are to review Carnival Cruise Lines’ current policies, practices and performance, and to guide the company in incorporating best practices from other relevant…

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CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES NAMES REAR ADM. ROY A. NASH TO THE COMPANY’S SAFETY & RELIABILITY REVIEW BOARD Carnival Cruise Lines has appointed Rear Adm. Roy A. Nash, who recently retired from the U.S. Coast Guard, to the company’s Safety & Reliability Review Board. The line announced the development of the board in April 2013 and Nash becomes the fifth external member of the board, joining experts with extensive leadership, operational and maintenance experience within the U.S. Navy and airline industry. A part of Carnival’s comprehensive fleetwide technical enhancement program, the review board was created to provide independent third-party perspective and to drive continuous improvement across the line’s fleet. The core objectives of the board are to review Carnival Cruise Lines’…

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