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September 27, 2018

Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald Takes to the Skies in Carnival AirShip

Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald and Karl Sestak from his office had the thrill of a lifetime when they boarded the Carnival AirShip, a 128-foot-long blimp emblazoned with Carnival Cruise Line’s #Choose Fun tagline. Donning the required headphones, Donald and Sestak took to the sky flying over key local landmarks and beaches at upwards of…

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Preferred Supplier Agreement with West Coast–Based WESTA Consortium

  Carnival Cruise Line has signed a preferred supplier agreement with WESTA, the Western Association of Travel Agents consortium. The new partnership will become effective Jan. 1, 2019, and will offer a focused program with Carnival business development managers engaging with WESTA members to define shared strategies and marketing plans, and initiate Carnival brand and…
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September 25, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line’s Sales and Trade Marketing Team Hosts 400 Travel Agents on Carnival Horizon’s Inaugural Sailing from Miami Sept. 20

Following a fun-filled homecoming celebration aboard the new Carnival Horizon featuring Carnival’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal and Miami HEAT legends, 400 travel agents and their guests departed Thursday, Sept. 20, on the ship’s inaugural cruise from PortMiami. During the two-day cruise to Nassau, Bahamas, travel agents were hosted by Carnival business development directors and…
September 24, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line’s New Contest Asks Travel Agents To Express How They ‘Choose Fun’ With Emoji

Carnival Cruise Line is going beyond a smile, a wink or a wave and asking travel agents to Choose Fun® with their favorite emoji. The “Choose Fun! Emoji Contest” begins Monday, Sept. 24, and continues through Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, giving Carnival’s travel partners the chance to win the grand prize of an up-to seven-day…
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September 23, 2018

Carnival Vista Arrives In New Homeport Of Galveston

Carnival Cruise Line solidified its place as the cruise leader in Texas with Sunday’s arrival of Carnival Vista – the largest ship ever homeported in Galveston. The arrival was celebrated with Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy and ship Godmother Deshauna Barber, the first member of the U.S. military to be named Miss USA, before…
September 20, 2018

Carnival’s CFO Shaquille O’Neal Kicks Off Homecoming Event Welcoming New Carnival Horizon To PortMiami

Carnival Horizon’s arrival to PortMiami, its new year-round homeport, was marked today with a larger-than-life celebration highlighted by a fun basketball-themed event featuring the company’s CFO, Chief Fun Officer, – NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal – along with Miami HEAT legends Alonzo Mourning, Shane Battier and Glen Rice. The festivities, which took place prior…
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September 19, 2018

Perez Takes Commitment to Choosing Fun to New Heights with Flyover in New Carnival AirShip over South Florida Prior to Carnival Horizon’s Miami Arrival

Adolfo Perez, Carnival’s SVP sales and trade marketing – who memorably demonstrated his commitment to the agent community with a customized Travel Agents Rock tattoo – has come up with a new way to #ChooseFun, taking an aerial journey with two travel agent executives in the new Carnival AirShip, a massive 128-foot-long blimp that has…
September 18, 2018

For Second Consecutive Year, Carnival, Saints Team Up for Contest Awarding Free Cruises Every Time the Saints Pass for 300 Yards in a Game

For the second year in a row, Carnival Cruise Line and the New Orleans Saints have teamed up for an exciting  sweepstakes awarding a different lucky fan a free cruise each time the Saints pass for more than 300 yards in a game during the 2018 season. Fans who register at are automatically entered…
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September 14, 2018

Carnival Elation Captain and Crew Recognized with AFRAS Humanitarian Assistance Award

Captain Gaetano Gigliotti and the crew of the cruise ship Carnival Elation have been recognized with the Cruise Line Humanitarian Assistance Award from the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS), an organization whose mission is to provide worldwide support and assistance to volunteer maritime rescue services and recognize and honor extraordinary maritime rescues. Presented during…
September 11, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line’s Sales and Trade Marketing Team Takes Home Four Gold and Silver Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Carnival Cruise Line’s Sales and Trade Marketing team received two gold and two silver 2018 Magellan Awards in Travel Weekly’s annual competition. All four awards were bestowed in the Cruise Marketing–Web Marketing/Advertising Category. Carnival’s Facebook page for travel agents received a gold award for its effectiveness as a trade communications platform. The page is run…
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