October 29, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Welcomes Bahamas Prime Minister During Mardi Gras’ Stop in Nassau

The celebrations on the inaugural cruise for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras continued today in Nassau as Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy and Captain Vincenzo Alcaras welcomed Bahamas Prime Minister The Honourable Philip Brave Davis, members of his cabinet and local officials aboard for a tour and luncheon meeting. The ship, flying the Bahamian…
October 28, 2021

Carnival Mardi Gras Gets Its Groove On And Raises Record Amount For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The celebrations on the inaugural cruise for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras continued today while at sea, as the ship’s Godmother Kimberly Jiménez, along with Miss Universe Andrea Meza and other Miss Universe titleholders, joined Cruise Director Mike Pack and Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy for the Groove for St. Jude, an onboard fundraiser…
October 27, 2021

Miss Universe, Dominican Republic, Welcomes Carnival Mardi Gras to Her Home Country

The celebrations on the inaugural cruise for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras continued today in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, as the ship’s Godmother and Miss Universe, Dominican Republic, Kimberly Jiménez welcomed the ship to her home country. In conjunction with the visit, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy presented a $25,000 donation to Niños de…
October 26, 2021

Miss Universe Puerto Rico Welcomes Carnival Mardi Gras and Miss Universe Titleholders to San Juan

Carnival Cruise Line’s celebratory cruise following the christening of its new flagship Mardi Gras last Saturday made its first stop with a call in San Juan, Puerto Rico today. As part of the day’s festivities, the reigning Miss Universe, Puerto Rico, Estefania Soto-Torres and the incoming Miss Universe, Puerto Rico, Michelle Colón welcomed some very…
October 23, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Christens Mardi Gras in First Naming Ceremony in the U.S. Since Industry Restart

Carnival Cruise Line today christened Mardi Gras at Port Canaveral, Fla. at a “Universe of Fun” celebration befitting of the world’s most fun cruise ship, in the first ship naming ceremony held in the U.S. since the cruise industry’s restart this summer. Carnival’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal attended the festivities and cut the ribbon…
October 13, 2021

Carnival Magic Makes Line’s First Call to Princess Cays Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Magic arrived in Princess Cays, The Bahamas, today, for the first time since the industry-wide pause in operations. Carnival Magic’s six-day Eastern Caribbean cruise departed from Port Canaveral on Oct. 11 with additional stops in Nassau and Amber Cove. “We are delighted to return…

Carnival Freedom Makes Line’s First Call to St. Thomas Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Freedom arrived in St. Thomas, USVI, today, for the first time since the industry-wide pause in operations. Carnival Freedom became the fourth Carnival ship to resume operations from Miami when it departed on Oct. 9 on an eight-day Eastern Caribbean cruise. St. Thomas is…
October 12, 2021

Carnival Freedom Makes Line’s First Call to St. Maarten Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Freedom arrived in St. Maarten, Netherlands, today, for the first time since the industry-wide pause in operations. Carnival Freedom became the fourth Carnival ship to resume operations from Miami when it departed on Oct. 9 on an eight-day Eastern Caribbean cruise. St. Maarten is…
October 7, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Achieves Significant Milestones During First Three Months of Restart

With half its U.S. fleet back in service and sailing from six U.S. homeports – the most in cruising – Carnival Cruise Line has had an accomplishment-filled three months since resuming guest operations this summer. The company’s restart began on July 3, 2021 when Carnival Vista set sail from Galveston and since then 10 additional…
October 6, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Ship Restarts for January & February 2022

Carnival Cruise Line announced plans for more ship restarts for January and February, as it works towards the return of its full fleet sailing from U.S. homeports in the spring of 2022. With 17 ships scheduled to be operating by year-end, Carnival Sunshine will restart from Charleston on Jan. 13 and Carnival Liberty from Port…