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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…
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…
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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…
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…
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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…
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…
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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…
May 8, 2019

What a Shirt! What a Cause! Carnival’s WUATA T-Shirts Go on Sale Today

For fashionistas and socially conscious travel advisors, Carnival Cruise Line’s WUATA T-shirts go on sale today, May8, 2019. A component of Carnival’s yearlong “Why Use A Travel Advisor” program, WUATA T-shirt sales will support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® with a minimum contribution of $10,000 to the cruise line’s longtime charity partner. The stylish Carnival-branded…
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May 6, 2019

Carnival Is the First Major Ocean Cruise Line to Sponsor CLIA’s Accredited Cruise Counsellor Certification for All Business Development Managers

Carnival Cruise Line has become the first major ocean cruise company to sponsor Cruise Lines International’s Accredited Cruise Counsellor certification for all of its business development managers. In mid-January Carnival BDMs completed the work required to earn the ACC through a combination of in-person coursework at the line’s recent sales team meeting and individual assignments.…
May 3, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Hosts Expedia CruiseShipCenters’ National Conference Onboard Carnival Dream April 6-13

More than 300 travel professionals got to Choose Fun during Expedia CruiseShipCenters’ National Conference April 6-13, 2019, aboard Carnival Dream. Carnival Cruise Line hosted the Franchise Partners and Cruise Sales Managers on the weeklong cruise out of New Orleans, Louisiana, where they had an opportunity to experience the Carnival shipboard product and brand attributes. The…
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