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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…

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,…
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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…
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.   …
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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…
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…
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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…
December 31, 2010

John Heald and Blog Readers at Times Square With Legendary New Year's Eve Ball

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0D0GqV9LNTY] Carnival's Senior  Cruise Director John Heald and a few of his blog readers had a chance to check out the oversized crystal ball that will drop later tonight in Times Square to ring in the New Year.   Carnival is the official sponsor of the more than one ton of confetti that will rain down…
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December 30, 2010

Carnival Officials View 'Test Drop' Of Crystal Ball Used in Times Square New Year's Celebration

  Earlier today, representatives from Carnival had an opportunity to view a 'test drop' of the oversized crystal ball that will be lowered at midnight in Times Square on Dec. 31 to ring in the New Year.  Carnival is the official sponsor of the confetti that will rain down on more than a million revelers…

Video of Confetti Air Worthiness Test in New York, John Heald at Carnival Wishing Wall in Times Square Visitors Center

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNe9f3LSsKU]Here's a video recapping Carnival's exciting day in the Big Apple, including the "air worthiness test" of the Carnival-sponsored confetti in Times Square and Senior Cruise Director John Heald at the Carnival Wishing Wall at the Times  Square Visitors Center.   Be sure to check back tomorrow for another exclusive video from Carnival! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNe9f3LSsKU]
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