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…
September 25, 2021

Carnival Cruise Director Mike Pack is Back on Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Director Mike Pack officially re-joined Carnival’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, today to lead the FUN and expansive lineup of entertainment. Giving Mike and his wife, former Carnival cruise director Emma Nixon, time to enjoy their newborn baby, Chris “The Flying Scotsman” Williams has been serving as Mardi Gras’ cruise director…
September 23, 2021

It’s Official! Carnival Victory Renamed Carnival Radiance

Carnival Cruise Line announced today that it has officially changed the name of Carnival Victory to Carnival Radiance, which is in the final stages of a $200 million bow-to-stern makeover in Cadiz, Spain. The third in the line’s Sunshine-class series, Carnival Radiance is scheduled to  depart  Cadiz, Spain, on Oct. 18 starting a seven-week journey…
September 19, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line First to Resume Sailings from Port of New Orleans

Carnival Glory is set to depart on a seven-day cruise from the Port of New Orleans this afternoon marking the first sailing from the city since the industry-wide pause in operations 18 months ago. Carnival Glory’s voyage from the Erato Street Cruise Terminal includes visits to three popular Bahamian destinations: Bimini, Freeport and Nassau. To…
September 12, 2021

Carnival Pride Sets Sail on First Cruise From Baltimore

Carnival Cruise Line is the first cruise line to set sail from the Port of Baltimore since the industry-wide pause in operations.  Carnival Pride is set to depart today on a seven-day cruise to The Bahamas, visiting the popular destinations of Nassau, Freeport and the private island of Half Moon Cay. Prior to departure, a…
September 7, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line to Provide Carnival Glory to Support New Orleans Recovery Efforts from Hurricane Ida

Carnival Cruise Line announced today that it has an agreement with the city of New Orleans and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide Carnival Glory for first responders housing through Sept. 18. Related to this announcement, Carnival will cancel Glory’s cruise scheduled to depart on Sept. 12 and will plan to restart its…
September 2, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Next Round of Restart Plans

With eight of its ships already in guest operations, and more restarting in September and October, Carnival Cruise Line today announced the next round of details about additional ship restarts for November 2021 and beyond. Carnival Valor will follow Carnival Glory in New Orleans with four- and five-night sailings starting on Nov. 1; Carnival Legend will restart Nov. 14 out of Baltimore, replacing Carnival Pride, which…
August 25, 2021

Carnival Panorama Makes Line’s First Call to Puerto Vallarta Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, Carnival Panorama arrived in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, today, for the first time in 17 months. Carnival Panorama is the first cruise ship to depart from California since the cruise industry paused operations in March 2020. The seven-day Mexican Riviera cruise departed Long Beach…
August 22, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Advises Guests of Changes to Protocols to Comply with Requirements of Destinations, Including The Bahamas

Carnival Cruise Line has informed its guests of changes to its protocols to adapt to evolving requirements of some of its destinations, including The Bahamas, which require that all guests on cruise lines calling on Bahamian ports be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, effective Sept. 3. Carnival is already sailing all its voyages to meet the…