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March 26, 2008

New Seven-Day Eastern Caribbean Itinerary Added to Carnival Conquest’s Routes for 2009 and 2010

Complements Ship’s Existing Seven-Day Western Caribbean Itinerary from Galveston Carnival Cruise Lines’ 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest will offer a new seven-day itinerary from Galveston, Texas, that will include port calls to Key West, Fla., and Freeport and Nassau, The Bahamas. The new weeklong cruise option will be offered approximately once a month from February 2009 through…
March 25, 2008

Carnival Offering All-Inclusive Cruise/Air Packages to Europe Starting at $2,399 Per Person

Attractive Rates Available in Conjunction with Select 12-Day Mediterranean Cruises This Summer Aboard Carnival Freedom For those seeking a more affordable way to see Europe this summer, Carnival Cruise Lines is offering special cruise/air packages for its 12-day “Grand Mediterranean” and “Mediterranean, Greece & Turkey” cruises aboard the 2,974-passenger Carnival Freedom, with rates starting at…
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March 21, 2008

Travel Blogs around the web

We recently featured an article highlighting how a group of Carnival Cruise Lines guests bonded over John Heald’s blog (click here to view that post) and according to an article by USA Today, “Blogs start a dialog between travelers, those serving them”. The article highlights travel related blogs ranging from transportation and security, to airlines,…
March 14, 2008

Grand Turk Named ‘Most Unspoiled Caribbean Destination’ in Porthole Magazine’s Annual Readers Poll

The island of Grand Turk, of the Turks and Caicos Islands, has received Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2008 Editor-In-Chief Award for the “Most Unspoiled Caribbean Destination.” The destination is also home to the Grand Turk Cruise Center (GTCC), a cruise facility operated by Carnival Corporation & plc. “The Turks and Caicos Islands, and Grand Turk in…
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March 13, 2008

Second Annual ‘Elvis Cruise’ to Take Place Aboard ‘Fun Ship’ Carnival Fantasy from New Orleans August 2008

Four-Day, Full-Ship Charter to Feature Variety of Elvis-Inspired Activities and Events, Including an Official ‘Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist’ Contest with $12,500 in Prize Money Following the tremendous success of the inaugural “Elvis Cruise” last year, Carnival Cruise Lines and St. Louis, Mo.-based The Elvis Cruise, LLC, announced today the second “Elvis Cruise.”  This year, it…
March 12, 2008

Let the Celebration Begin

The month of March is a special one here at Carnival headquarters.  Happy to celebrate our 36th birthday and one year anniversary of Senior Cruise Director, John Heald’s blog we’re spreading the celebration to our guests.  For the entire month of March we’re offering guests weekly special offers and a chance at winning a free…
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March 10, 2008

America’s Vacation Center and the Cruise Line Ltd Named ‘Agencies of the Year’ for Carnival Cruise Lines

These two agencies were selected from among more than 30,000 cruise-selling travel agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Travel agencies that demonstrate exceptional professionalism, enthusiasm and innovation in sales and marketing techniques are nominated based on feedback from Carnival’s business development managers who are based throughout North America and work in partnership with travel agents.…
March 5, 2008

Jack Anderson to Retire from Carnival Corporation & PLC

MIAMI (March 5, 2008) – Jack Anderson, longtime corporate marketing vice president for Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), is retiring after 32 years in the cruise industry. In addition to working the past nine years at Carnival Corporation & plc’s headquarters in Miami, Anderson spent 23 years at the company’s Holland America…
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March 3, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Evolutions of Fun” Features Highlighted at Line’s Cruise3Sixty Trade Show Booth

Travel agents seeking a respite from the hustle and bustle of the upcoming cruise3sixty trade show can “take five” at Carnival Cruise Lines’ booth, which will feature an authentic reproduction of  the line’s new “Serenity” adults-only retreat, part of the new “Evolutions of Fun” product enhancement initiative. Cruise3sixty runs from March 7-9, 2008, at the…
February 28, 2008

Thornton Promoted to Senior Vice President- Marketing Planning for Carnival Cruise Lines

Terry L. Thornton has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing planning for Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator.  In this capacity, Thornton oversees the revenue management and strategic marketing departments for the brand.  In addition, Thornton is responsible for overseeing ship deployment and itinerary planning for the cruise line’s existing 22-ship…
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