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April 28, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of New 133,500-Ton Carnival Vista At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista. The 3,954-passenger ship will reposition to Trieste, Italy, where it will depart on its maiden voyage May 1, kicking off a summer…
April 21, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line Appoints Kathy Mayor As Chief Marketing Officer

Following an extensive global search, Carnival Cruise Line has hired Kathy Mayor as chief marketing officer. Mayor possesses wide-ranging experience in an array of marketing disciplines including e-commerce, digital and loyalty marketing, customer relationship management, business development and product and brand management. In her new role as CMO, Mayor is responsible for driving Carnival Cruise…
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April 20, 2016

Arrival of Port Canaveral’s Newest Cruise Ship, Carnival Magic, Celebrated Today, Along With Official Grand Opening of The Ship’s New Guy Fieri-Designed BBQ Restaurant

[gallery ids="13052,13053,13054,13055"] Carnival Cruise Line and the Canaveral Port Authority hosted a special event earlier today to celebrate the arrival of the Space Coast’s newest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic, and mark the official grand opening of the ship’s new Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse designed by Food Network star Guy Fieri. The invitation-only…
April 19, 2016

Carnival Brand Ambassador John Heald Entertained Military Families And Supporters At Recent Military Child Of The Year Awards In Washington DC; Honorees Awarded Special Trip To NYC To Attend U.S. Inaugural OF Carnival Vista

[gallery ids="13046,13047,13048"]   Carnival Brand Ambassador John Heald delighted and entertained an audience of several hundred military personnel, military families and supporters of Operation Homefront as the official emcee of the 2016 Military Child of the Year Awards held recently in Washington, D.C. Operation Homefront, one of Carnival Cruise Lines’ primary charitable partners, is the…
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Carnival Cruise Line’s Warm Chocolate Melting Cake Earns Top Honors in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Editor in Chief Awards

The cruise industry’s most popular dessert – Carnival Cruise Line’s Warm Chocolate Melting Cake – has earned “Best Dessert” honors in Porthole Magazine’s Editor in Chief Awards.  The awards are selected by Porthole Magazine Editor in Chief Bill Panoff who recognizes cruise lines in a variety of product- and service-related categories. A staple on Carnival’s…
April 18, 2016

Carnival Extends Time In Port In Cozumel To Provide Exciting New Shore Excursion Choices On The Island And Mexico’s Mainland 

[gallery ids="13035,13036,13037"]   Carnival Cruise Line has extended the length of time its ships spend in Cozumel, Mexico, on more than 750 voyages, providing guests with even more opportunities to experience and explore one of the Caribbean’s most diverse vacation destinations. On “Cozumel Plus” itineraries, guests now have access to a variety of new excursions,…
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April 15, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line Receives Inaugural Program Innovator Award and 2016 Green Gateway Partners Award From Port of Seattle

Carnival Cruise Line is the first recipient of Port of Seattle’s inaugural Program Innovator Award and also received the port’s Green Gateway Partners Award, honoring the cruise line’s commitment to environmental stewardship. Rabih Aboudargham, director, environmental operations for Carnival Cruise Line, accepted the honors yesterday at Port of Seattle’s Cruise Annual All Agency Pre-Season Reception…
April 13, 2016

Carnival Vista Completes Final Sea Trials In Adriatic Sea

[gallery ids="13021,13022,13023,13024,13025,13026"]   Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista, successfully completed its final sea trials in the Adriatic Sea earlier this week in anticipation of its inaugural cruise from Trieste, Italy, May 1, 2016. Currently in the final stages of construction at Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard, the 3,954-passenger vessel had a full contingent…
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April 11, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line, NFL’S Houston Texans Announce Multi-Year Partnership

    Carnival Cruise Line, Texas’ largest cruise operator, today announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with the NFL’s Houston Texans, making Carnival the Official Cruise Line of the popular NFL franchise and expanding the line’s presence in the fast-growing Texas market. To celebrate the partnership and the arrival of Galveston’s newest cruise ship, Carnival and…
April 7, 2016

Carnival Foundation Awards Four-Year College Scholarships to 15 South Florida High School Students

[gallery ids="13011,13010,13009,13008,13007"]   Carnival Foundation, in partnership with the Miami HEAT NBA basketball team and the Florida Prepaid College Foundation, presented 15 South Florida students with four-year college scholarships during halftime at a Miami HEAT game earlier this week. The students currently participate in the innovative "Carnival Scholarship & Mentoring Program" sponsored by Carnival and…
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