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May 2017

  Carnival Horizon will introduce a new stateroom category for the line – aft-view extended balcony cabins located within the exclusive Family Harbor area. Additionally, the 133,500-ton vessel will offer an additional 18 tropics-inspired staterooms within the popular Havana section. Like the other 86 staterooms within Family Harbor, the new aft-view extended balcony cabins will feature a colorful nautical theme and will be located adjacent to the Family Harbor Lounge, designed as the ultimate family hangout with large screen TVs and complimentary breakfast and snacks. Located aft on Deck 6, 8 and 9, the new Havana staterooms will feature vibrant interiors reminiscent of the Cuban capital and will offer exclusive access to the Havana area which includes its own Cuban-themed bar…

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  In celebration of National Hamburger Day taking place this weekend, Carnival Cruise Line unveiled a massive 300-pound, three-and-a-half-foot-wide hamburger aboard the Carnival Liberty in Port Canaveral, Fla. – the largest hamburger at sea.   Created by the ship’s talented team of culinary artists, the gargantuan sandwich was comprised of 200 pounds of meat and 50 pounds of cheese and toppings, as well as 50 pounds of flour to make the bun. The mammoth hamburger was modeled after the tasty offerings at Guy’s Burger Joint, a casual poolside eatery that is currently featured aboard 14 Carnival ships, including Carnival Liberty.  It’s estimated that 1,000 burgers are served per day on each ship – all free of charge.  That’s more than 5…

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  Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s most popular cruise line, will provide its guests with more laughs than ever in 2017, hosting a record 25,000 shows at its Punchliner Comedy Clubs featured across its 25-ship fleet. Boasting more comedians and performances than any land-based comedy club in the U.S., Carnival’s Punchliner Comedy Clubs feature a hilarious lineup of top-notch comedians who perform 30-minute shows multiple times each voyage with at least two comedians performing each night.   All shows are offered on a complimentary basis. Two early-evening PG-rated shows offer all-ages fun for the whole family while later performances feature more R-rated, adult-oriented comedy. Approximately 10 shows are presented during short cruise itineraries and with roughly 20 shows per cruise on…

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  To celebrate American Craft Beer Week, Carnival Cruise Line has created a special one-of-a-kind tropical-flavored beer served exclusively at Carnival Vista’s RedFrog Pub & Brewery, the first brewery aboard a North American-based cruise ship. The new Miami Guava Wheat beer was unveiled this weekend at a shipboard ceremony during which Carnival Vista’s expert brewmaster Colin Presby tapped the first cask of the deliciously refreshing new brew.  Guests on board were the first to sample the highly drinkable beer, hand-crafted by Presby using the finest ingredients and inspired by Carnival Vista’s Miami homeport.  Miami Guava Wheat reflects the tropics with a light body and palate-pleasing notes of tangy pink guava, the primary ingredient in Miami’s ever-popular guava pastries. “Since Carnival…

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  In a move designed to further elevate its award-winning entertainment offerings across the fleet, Carnival Cruise Line yesterday unveiled “Carnival Studios,” a state-of-the-art 44,500-square-foot rehearsal venue in Davie, Fla., near the company’s Miami headquarters. Three years in development, Carnival Studios brings entire bands, casts, and technical teams from every ship together shoreside for intensive rehearsals as a team, while providing additional opportunities to conceptualize innovative new shows on site.  More than 500 entertainers and performers will convene at Carnival Studios to rehearse new shows that are constantly being rolled out across the fleet. The expansive space encompasses eight dedicated music studios, five full-stage dance studios, a training room, a green room and offices for the line’s entertainment department many…

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  Carnival Elation will offer a unique cruise vacation option from Jacksonville next spring – an eight-day voyage that visits scenic ports in both Bermuda and The Bahamas.  The voyage will operate round-trip from Jacksonville April 7-15, 2018, and will feature an overnight call in Heritage Wharf, Bermuda, as well as an extended stay at the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay. During the call in Bermuda, guests can relax on the island’s legendary pink beaches, enjoy snorkeling, kayaking and other water sports, and visit landmarks such as Royal Naval Dockyard and Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse, the oldest cast iron lighthouse in the Western Hemisphere.   Half Moon Cay is a crescent-shaped island that boasts gorgeous white-sand beaches, a pirate-themed water…

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  For the third consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has been named Most Trusted Cruise Line in America by Reader’s Digest, a Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (TMBI) company and one of the nation’s largest and most respected media brands. The Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Survey®* is an independent, online survey conducted in partnership with Ipsos Connect. This year’s survey polled 5,500 Americans nationwide who were asked to rate products they trust across 40 different categories in areas such as quality, value and reliability. Carnival received more votes than any other cruise line. The full list of Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands can be found in the publication’s June issue, which goes on sale today, May 16, and online at rd.com/trustedbrands. Carnival continues to…

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The Jacksonville, Fla.-based Carnival Elation welcomed some special visitors last week — 20 “bigs” and “littles” who participate in the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program from the Jacksonville Port Authority. The group enjoyed a delicious lunch followed by a tour the 70,000-ton vessel which operates year-round four- and five-day cruises from Jaxport.  The day also included a comprehensive Q&A session with members of the shipboard team who provided valuable insight into Carnival Elation’s day-to-day operations. rnival Cruise Line is very familiar with mentoring as for the last 10 years the company has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami to create the Scholarship and Mentoring Program which matches 100 students from Miami-Dade County high schools and also…

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  Carnival Cruise Line launched a first-of-its-kind bus tour this week, visiting travel agents in Houston and New Orleans. While in New Orleans, Carnival’s Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing Adolfo Perez surprised attendees when he publicly inked Carnival’s trade theme, “Travel Agents Rock,” permanently on his skin. The tattoo process was broadcast live on Facebook. The festival-inspired “Agentpalooza” bus tour brings Carnival Cruise Line’s sales leadership team to travel agents in six cities from May 11-18 and features one-on-one meetings, marketing and product experiences and a variety of engaging entertainment activities. A community service and philanthropic component rounds out each event. The tour continues next week with stops in Charleston, Atlanta, Jacksonville and Orlando. “Visiting agents on a…

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  Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, is pictured here at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, where it is being constructed in anticipation of its spring 2018 debut. The 3,934-passenger vessel — the 26th ship in Carnival’s fleet – will offer many of the innovative indoor and outdoor dining, bar, entertainment and activity options that debuted on Carnival Vista, along with a brand new first-of-its-kind Dr. Seuss-themed WaterWorks aqua park. Carnival Horizon will also offer a fun bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide and an IMAX Theatre.  A variety of cabin categories, including spa cabins with exclusive privileges at the Cloud 9 Spa, extra-roomy staterooms in Family Harbor, and tropical-inspired Havana staterooms and suites with exclusive daytime access…

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