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June 25, 2019

Carnival Vista Dry Dock Update

Carnival Cruise Line shared some additional information today on the dry dock scheduled next month for Carnival Vista to complete a repair to the ship’s azipods.  As previously announced, Carnival Vista will be taken out of service on July 9, at which time it will transit to Freeport, Bahamas.  Carnival is working with ABB, the…
June 24, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Earns Best Budget Cruise Award from Fodor’s Travel

Carnival Cruise Line took home Best Budget Cruise honors in the first-ever Fodor’s Travel Awards. Determined by Fodor’s editorial team of travel experts, the awards are intended to be more fun and inclusive than other travel awards and highlight travel standouts that have made an impact within the industry across a variety of categories. Carnival…
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June 21, 2019

Carnival Sunrise’s Inaugural Call in Tortola Commemorated with Traditional Maritime Plaque Exchange

A traditional maritime plaque exchange was held aboard Carnival Sunrise commemorating the ship’s inaugural call at Tortola, B.V.I., which is featured on the ship’s eight-day cruises from New York.  Captain Isidoro Renda is pictured with island officials during the ceremony held in the Carnival Sunrise’s Limelight Lounge.  Carnival Sunrise launched its inaugural season from New…
June 19, 2019

Popular Cruise Director and Entertainment Director Set New Standard for Fun on Mardi Gras

Fun is a huge part of Carnival Cruise Line’s DNA, and with the line’s new ship Mardi Gras offering an unparalleled array of entertainment choices, the company has selected fan favorites Matt Mitcham as cruise director and Hugo Hidalgo as entertainment director to help guests maximize their fun. The dynamic duo will lead a 125-member…
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Carnival Cruise Line Reveals More Mardi Gras’ Culinary & Beverage Venues

[embed][/embed] Carnival Cruise Line unveiled several exciting new food and beverage concepts aboard its highly anticipated Mardi Gras, set to debut in 2020, along with further details on the extensive offerings available within the ship’s Lido and Summer Landing zones. The new, only-on-Mardi Gras dining and bar spots in the two themed zones include Street…
June 18, 2019

Keel-Laying Ceremony Held for Mardi Gras Set to Debut in Europe in August 2020

In keeping with maritime tradition, a keel-laying ceremony was held today at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras, which is scheduled to enter service in August 2020. The ceremony, which dates back hundreds of years, was highlighted by the placement of coins on top of a 750-ton keel…
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June 17, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Slides Into Fun at The Battery Atlanta

If there has ever been a time to skip taking the stairs, it’s now! Carnival Cruise Line is providing fans with a more playful mode of transportation to make their game days even more fun with a Choose Fun slide at The Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. The slide will…
June 14, 2019

New Authentic Asian Concept ‘Lucky Bowl’ Debuts on Newly Renovated Carnival Sunrise

The totally transformed Carnival Sunrise is the first in the fleet to feature the new casual and authentic Asian venue Lucky Bowl. Located within the ship’s Lido Marketplace, the free-of-charge restaurant is part of its extensive $200 million renovation that added a variety of the line’s popular food, beverage and entertainment innovations. The new concept…
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June 13, 2019

Senior Officers Announced For Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line today announced the appointment of the senior officers for its newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, currently under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland and set to debut in summer 2020. “For a ship as special as Mardi Gras, we’ve assembled an equally impressive team that has been hand-selected…
June 12, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Launches Dedicated ‘Why Use A Travel Advisor’ Website, Brochure and Facebook Page for Consumers

Carnival Cruise Line is continuing to expand its yearlong “Why Use a Travel Advisor,” or WUATA, program that is dedicated to promoting the value of travel agents with the launch of, a WUATA brochure and an exclusive WUATA Facebook page. The new initiatives are the industry’s first consumer-focused efforts that are 100 percent dedicated…
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