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March 28, 2019

Kelly Arison to Continue Family Tradition and Serve as Godmother of Carnival Sunrise at May 23 Event

As Carnival Sunrise makes her debut following her $200 million transformation, Carnival Cruise Line announced today that Kelly Arison, daughter of Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine, will serve as godmother for the ship at an invitation-only ceremony in New York on May 23. In what is sure to be a touching…

Carnival’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal Reveals Plans for Shaq-tastic Choose Fun-Themed Water Park Aboard New Carnival Panorama

You can now add “water park expert” to Carnival Chief Fun Officer’s (CFO) Shaquille O’Neal’s title! The NBA Hall of Famer and fun aficionado today revealed details for the “Choose Fun” aqua park aboard the new Carnival Panorama, set to debut from Long Beach, Calif., in December. During a video “press conference,” (wink, wink) the…
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March 27, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line’s New ‘WUATA’ Program Promotes the Value of Using a Travel Advisor

Carnival Cruise Line has long touted the value of using a travel advisor when booking a cruise vacation, and now that commitment is being intensified through a yearlong initiative called WUATA: Why Use A Travel Advisor. Aimed at helping travel professionals attract new clients and deepen the loyalty of existing clients, WUATA is a multifaceted…
March 20, 2019

Carnival Foundation Awards Four-Year College Scholarships to 16 South Florida High School Students

In partnership with Florida Prepaid College Foundation, Carnival Foundation presented 16 Miami-Dade high school seniors with four-year college scholarships during halftime at a recent HEAT game. The students currently participate in the Carnival Scholarship & Mentoring Program, an innovative workplace program sponsored by Carnival in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami that pairs…
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March 18, 2019

Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3 Is ‘Go for Launch’; Port Authority and Carnival Cruise Line Executives Break Ground On $163M Complex

At a space-themed ceremony today, the Canaveral Port Authority and longtime cruise partner Carnival Cruise Line officially broke ground for construction of Port Canaveral’s new Cruise Terminal 3 complex. The new terminal, dubbed the Launch Pad, will be the home of Mardi Gras, the cruise line’s newest and most innovative ship, beginning in 2020. Port…

Cheers! Carnival Becomes First Cruise Line To Can And Keg Its Own Private Label Craft Beers

Capitalizing on the success of its shipboard breweries, Carnival Cruise Line has partnered with Lakeland, Fla.-based Brew Hub to become the first cruise line to can and keg its own private label beers crafted by its in-house brewery team aboard Carnival Horizon and Carnival Vista. The agreement - the first of its kind between a…
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March 13, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras Introduces Innovative New Stateroom Design

Cruise lovers who sail on Carnival Cruise Line’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, set to debut in late summer 2020, will enjoy an array of architectural features and designs that will enhance many aspects of its balcony, ocean view and interior staterooms. The staterooms were developed in partnership with DCA Design International, a…
March 12, 2019

Carnival Freedom Undergoes Multi-Million-Dollar Dry Dock That Adds A Variety Of Popular Onboard Experiences

Carnival Freedom has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation added a variety of exciting experiences, including an expansive new WaterWorks aqua park, enhanced dining options such as a re-branded Deli and Bonsai Sushi Express, expanded retail spaces, a new miniature golf course and more. Part of the line’s industry-leading $2 billion ship enhancement program that has added…
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March 8, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Cruise Director and Entertainment Director for Carnival Sunrise

Continuing to build excitement around next month’s debut of the totally transformed Carnival Sunrise, Carnival Cruise Line has announced that Christopher Williams will serve as cruise director and Katie Romitz as entertainment director for the ship’s inaugural season when it launches in April following an extensive dry dock. Previously sailing as Carnival Triumph, the ship…
March 7, 2019

Carnival Valor Earns Best Shore Excursions Honors in Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Carnival Valor took top honors in Cruise Critic’s ninth annual Cruisers’ Choice Awards for Best Shore Excursions in the large ship category. This is the second consecutive year a Carnival ship has earned the award, with Carnival Breeze winning last year. Cruise Critic, the world's leading cruise review site, boasts the largest online cruise community…
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