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July 13, 2019

Carnival Vista Azipod Repair Underway

The Carnival Vista azipod repair is underway off the shore of Freeport, Bahamas. Carnival Vista has been loaded onto the Boka Vanguard and will be lifted and transported back to the Grand Bahama Shipyard Saturday evening for work to begin. (Video credit Carnival Cruise Line's Rahim Akbar) [caption id="attachment_16974" align="alignnone" width="1280"] (Photo credit to Carnival…
July 11, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Steakhouses Earn Top Honors from Wine Spectator Magazine

The wine lists from all steakhouses aboard Carnival Cruise Line ships have been recognized with the coveted Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine, bestowed upon approximately 2,400 restaurants each year. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of…
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July 9, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Launches Redesigned ‘GoCCL Navigator’ Booking Tool for Travel Advisors

Carnival Cruise Line has launched “GoCCL Navigator,” a redesigned and renamed cruise booking tool for travel advisors. The result of a year of research and design, the release of Phase 1 today represents the first major overhaul of Carnival’s booking engine in a decade. Changes to the booking engine were based on extensive input from…
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 WUATA.com, 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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June 10, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates ‘Decade Of Fun’ Aboard Carnival Pride At Port Of Baltimore

Carnival Cruise Line and the Port of Baltimore celebrated a historic milestone with a “Decade of Fun” celebration aboard Carnival Pride to mark the 10-year anniversary of Carnival’s year-round cruising from the port. Carnival launched Baltimore’s first year-round cruise program in 2009 and over the past decade the line as carried more than 1 million…

Carnival Cruise Line And Thrillist Partner To Create “Island Hoppers,” The First-Ever Comedy Competition Show At Sea, Hosted By Award-Winning Actor James Van Der Beek

Carnival Cruise Line and Thrillist have teamed up to launch “Island Hoppers,” a first-of-its-kind comedy competition show at sea, aiming to find the cruise line’s next comedy star to perform at its shipboard Punchliner Comedy Clubs. The mobile-first series is hosted by award-winning actor James Van Der Beek and was filmed during a recent Caribbean…
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May 17, 2019

Five Travel Advisors Win a Cruise on Carnival Sunrise in Carnival Cruise Line’s Facebook Mother’s Day Contest

In honor of Mother’s Day, five travel advisors who posted the best stories about themselves or their mother on Carnival’s trade Facebook page will receive a cruise for two in a balcony stateroom on the newly reimagined Carnival Sunrise. The Mother’s Day contest ran on Facebook May 9-10 and the winners will be announced on…
May 10, 2019

What a Party! Carnival Cruise Line Holds First WUATA Event in Orlando

Mixing business and fun, Carnival Cruise Line staged its first WUATA Party at The Orlando Science Center in Orlando, Florida on May 8, 2019. Nearly 300 travel advisors and their clients, who brought along potential clients, joined Carnival’s Florida sales team and executives, as well as industry leaders, for a gala evening focused around Why…
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