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August 18, 2014

Momentum Continues with #IceBucketChallenge

Last week, Carnival Cruise Lines took up the #IceBucketChallenge, a social media phenomenon that is raising awareness and funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The #IceBucketChallenge encourages participants to pour a bucket of ice water over their head and then challenge others to do the same or make a…
August 28, 2013

Carnival Glory Crew Members ‘Give Back’ to Port of Saint John, Participate in Mural-Painting Project with Local School Children

Last week during a port call in Saint John, New Brunswick, more than a dozen Carnival Glory crew members participated in a “day of service” sponsored by the port, creating a large colorful mural with local children from inner-city schools. The crew spent several hours working with the children on the brightly hued, nautical-themed panel…
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August 27, 2013

National Cherry Popsicle Day Celebrated at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® with Special Treats Compliments of Carnival Cruise Lines

August 26 was National Cherry Popsicle Day and, for the second year in a row, Carnival Cruise Lines provided a delicious treat of hundreds of cherry popsicles to the kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the cruise line’s top charitable partners. The National Cherry Popsicle Day celebration continues Carnival’s ongoing support of…
January 14, 2011

How Many TV Anchors Does it Take To Change a Light Bulb?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cslMj78FkWc] Last week NBC’s Today Show announced their new Carnival-sponsored segment “Have You Ever,” which features the show’s anchors embarking on brand new experiences. The segment ties into Carnival’s new “Hey America, Didja Ever” campaign that inspires people to try new things and add more fun to their lives. In the second segment that aired…
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Landtman Named Senior Vice President – Marine Operations at Carnival Cruise Lines

Martin Landtman, a longtime veteran of the maritime industry with more than three decades of experience in shipbuilding and technical operations, has been named senior vice president – marine operations at Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines. In this capacity, Landtman will oversee all aspects of marine operations for the line’s 22-vessel fleet, including technical operations, safety,…
January 10, 2011

New Promotion Offers Best Available Upgrades and Shipboard Credits on Carnival Magic Europe Cruises

  With Carnival Magic’s inaugural European season right around the corner Carnival is holding a Europe Sale, offering best available upgrades and on-board credits up to $300 per stateroom, for bookings made between Jan. 10- 30th , 2011.  Carnival Magic’s European schedule encompasses seven-, nine- and 12-day Mediterranean voyages May 1 through October 16, 2011. The…
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January 6, 2011

Marcelo Freire Elected Flotilla Commander for U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Part of Six-Person U.S.C.G. Auxiliary Team from Carnival

  Marcelo Freire, an information systems manager at Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines, has been elected commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Flotilla 6-11, effective Jan. 1.  Freire is one of six Carnival employees to serve as a volunteer in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, which operates from the U.S.C.G. station on Miami Beach, Fla.   …
January 4, 2011

Carnival’s Chef’s Table Fine Dining Experience Now Available Fleetwide

[slideshow] Carnival Cruise Lines has completed the fleetwide rollout of its exquisite and exclusive fine dining experience, The Chef’s Table, which is now available on all 22 of the line’s ships. Launched as a pilot program last year, this one-of-a-kind culinary experience includes a sumptuous multi-course dinner hosted by one of the line’s master chefs…
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January 3, 2011

Free 'Fun Ship' Cruise Awarded to Mobile Schoolteacher Whose Class Collected Nearly 550 Pounds of Canned Goods for Food Bank

Carnival Cruise Lines awarded a free “Fun Ship” cruise to a Mobile, Ala., school teacher whose class collected the most canned food over the holidays. Cindy Griffin, a teacher at the Belsaw/Mt. Vernon School in Mt. Vernon, Ala., was presented with a free four- or five-day cruise from Mobile on the Carnival Elation as her fourth-grade class…
January 1, 2011

Carnival's John Heald Recaps New Year's Eve from Times Square

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv6zhbkjeiQ] Senior Cruise Director recaps the exciting festivities that took place in Times Square on New Year's Eve, during which a ton of Carnival-sponsored confetti rained down on the more than 1 million revelers who were there to ring in 2011.   Carnival was also the sponsor of the Wishing Wall at the Times Square Visitors center where visitors could…
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