January 31, 2022

With Two More Excel Class Ships On the Way, Carnival Celebrates Six Months of Mardi Gras

 Today, Jan. 31, marks the six-month anniversary of the ship all cruise fans were waiting for: Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras, which welcomed her first guests from Port Canaveral on July 31, 2021. The first of Carnival’s all new Excel class, Mardi Gras has been wowing guests on every cruise since July, welcoming more…
January 27, 2022

Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day with Carnival Cruise Line’s Famous Melting Chocolate Cake

January 27 is National Chocolate Cake Day, and there's no better way to celebrate than with one of most famous chocolate cakes enjoyed coast to coast and out on the high seas – Carnival Cruise Line's Melting Chocolate Cake. Not on a Carnival cruise vacation right now? Not to worry. This easy-to-make, yet perfect chocolate…
January 25, 2022

Carnival Celebration Gets Her Funnel

How do you know a cruise ship is built for fun? By its Carnival funnel of course! So it's worth celebrating the moment a new ship gets her iconic winged funnel -- for Carnival Celebration, that moment has come. On Tuesday, cranes lowered the funnel onto the ship where she's being built at the Meyer…

Just in Time For National Plan for Vacation Day, Carnival Jubilee Opens for Sale

Carnival Cruise Line's new Carnival Jubilee, the most-anticipated new ship coming to the Port of Galveston – is now accepting reservations for its inaugural 2023 and 2024 schedule. The ship’s first available bookings coincide with National Plan for Vacation Day, a day encouraging consumers to plan their time off from work. Carnival Jubilee, the cruise…
January 24, 2022

Carnival Liberty Returns to Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral welcomed back the fourth Carnival ship homeported there Monday, Carnival Liberty, as she prepares for her first cruise with guests on Tuesday. Carnival Liberty arrived back at Terminal 3, which it shares with Mardi Gras, for the first time since the restart of cruising seven months ago. Carnival Liberty had been sailing from…
January 21, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line Adding More Embarkation Enhancements as It Commits to Current Protocols for the Foreseeable Future

Carnival Cruise Line said today that it will be the largest cruise line to use the VeriFLY solution for its operations from U.S. homeports, with a pilot program that will start this Saturday for guests boarding Mardi Gras at Port Canaveral, in addition to finalizing plans to expand in-terminal testing capabilities for vaccinated guests prior…
January 19, 2022

Carnival Pride Godmother Tamara Jernigan Returns to the High Seas

Becoming the godmother of a Carnival Cruise Line ship is a lifelong honor and commitment. Carnival Pride Godmother Tamara Jernigan, an American astrophysicist and former NASA astronaut, returned to high seas to ring in the new year on Carnival Miracle, and to no surprise, was welcomed with open arms and special moments throughout her voyage.…
January 17, 2022

Carnival CFO Shaquille O’Neal Gets Miami Funderstruck At Miami Heat Game

Carnival Cruise Line’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal helped fans at the Miami Heat game Saturday night get Funderstruck by giving away a cruise in celebration of his and Carnival’s upcoming 50th birthdays in March. O’Neal surprised the crowd by taking to the court and asked fans if they were ready to get Funderstruck. He…
January 13, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line Resumes Guest Operations from Charleston with Carnival Sunshine

Continuing its successful restart, Carnival Cruise Line resumed guest operations today from Charleston, S.C., with Carnival Sunshine. To commemorate the special day, the Carnival Sunshine team greeted their first guests on board with a special welcome conveying their excitement in resuming operations from Charleston. The ship departed today on a four-day cruise to Nassau, Bahamas.…