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August 5, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Joins Industrywide Pause in U.S. Through Oct. 31

Consistent with the decision announced today by the members of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) to voluntarily extend the pause in U.S. cruise embarkations until Oct. 31, 2020, Carnival Cruise Line has informed guests and travel advisors that we have cancelled all cruises scheduled to embark between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31. Guests are…
July 31, 2020

Farewell to Two ‘Fun Ships,’ Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration Leave Fleet

Last week’s announcement that Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration would be leaving the fleet brought forth a flood of memories from our shipboard and shoreside team members who worked on these two popular ships which carried millions of satisfied guests during their many years of service. It was an emotional moment for all crew on…
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July 23, 2020

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE ANNOUNCES UPDATES TO FLEET PLAN

MIAMI, July 23, 2020 – Carnival Cruise Line today announced new plans for its fleet that will generate tremendous guest excitement once it resumes sailing, with a confirmed date for an additional Excel-class, LNG-powered ship arriving in November 2022, four ships either sold or put on long term lay-up status, and other ships redeployed to…
July 20, 2020

Mardi Gras Construction Progressing at Finland’s Meyer Turku Shipyard

As revealed by photos released today, construction on Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras is progressing at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, as the ship is being readied for its scheduled February 2021 debut. Workers have installed nearly 800 feet of suspended track for BOLT, the first rollercoaster at sea, that will encircle…
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July 17, 2020

Caribbean and Latin American Nations Play Key Role in Carnival Cruise Line’s Crew Repatriation Efforts

Carnival Cruise Line is in the final stages of repatriating its crew members and nations across the Caribbean and Latin America have played a critical role in helping our shipboard personnel return home. Countries across the region, including The Bahamas, Barbados, Colombia, Curacao, Mexico, Panama, St. Maarten and Nicaragua, have assisted in the repatriation effort…
July 6, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Sets Ship Delivery Changes and Related Deployment Plans

Carnival Cruise Line will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday of revisions to the delivery of its newest ship, Mardi Gras, as well as the transformed Carnival Radiance – both resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic – and new itineraries for Carnival Breeze and Carnival Magic that are all part of an updated deployment…
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July 1, 2020

Carnival Legend to the Rescue

Our pause in sailing guests doesn’t mean we pause our obligations as seafarers to help others in distress. On Tuesday, while Carnival Legend was off the coast of The Bahamas, our great crew responded to a call for help from a small boat that had run out of fuel. Carnival Legend rendezvoused with the small…
June 30, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line’s Havana Bar & Pool Areas Honored as Top Public Space In Inaugural Cruise Ship Interiors Awards

The Cuban-themed Havana Bar & Pool Areas – featured aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s three Vista-class ships, as well as Carnival Sunshine – have been honored as the Top Public Space in the inaugural Cruise Ship Interiors Awards. Selected by a panel of leading maritime interior design experts, the awards recognize cruise lines and designers for…
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June 22, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Extends Operational Pause Through September 30

Carnival Cruise Line today advised guests and travel agents that it has extended its operational pause in North America through Sept. 30, 2020. “During this unprecedented pause in our business, we have continued to assess the operating environment and confer with public health, government and industry officials,” Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy told booked…
June 21, 2020

Carnival Crew Delivers A Very Special Father’s Day Gift

Carnival Breeze nurses Christine Anne and John helped deliver a very special Father’s Day gift to a very surprised family on Saturday when another passenger unexpectedly went into labor at 37,000 feet onboard an Emirates Airline flight from London to Manila. Christine Anne and John were being repatriated home from Carnival Breeze when they responded…
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