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May 27, 2009

Talk About Brand Loyalty! Washington State Resident Plans to Sail on All 22 'Fun Ships' Over Course of a Year

 William Filomena has his sights set on what certainly is a unique goal – sailing on all 22 Carnival “Fun Ships” over the course of a year. Thus far, Filomena, is more than half way to his goal, sailing on 14 different vessels since his quest began in fall 2008. The Washington state resident has been…

Shows Aboard New 130,000-ton Carnival Dream Set New Standard in Shipboard Entertainment

The massive scale of Carnival’s newest and largest “Fun Ship,” the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, combined with recent technological advancements and the incredible imagination of the line’s entertainment team, have created the most spectacular shows at sea that raise the bar on shipboard entertainment. In addition to three spell-binding production revues that will feature elaborate sets…
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May 26, 2009

Astoria, Ore., Featured on Carnival Splendor Itineraries Through Mid-June

The 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor – Carnival Cruise Lines’ largest ship – is shown here docked at Astoria, Oregon, one of the ports featured on its modified seven-day Canada/Pacific cruise schedule from Long Beach, Calif., which runs through June 14.  Other destinations on the three-port itinerary include Victoria and Vancouver.  The oldest American settlement west of…
May 18, 2009

New Kids on the Block Cruise on Carnival Imagination Attracts 2,100 Fans

Carnival Cruise Lines hosted more than 2,100 fans of the pop music group New Kids on the Block during a three-day Bahamas cruise aboard the Carnival Imagination which returned earlier today.   The cruise served to kick off the group’s North American reunion tour which will run through July and includes concert venues across the U.S.…
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May 13, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Hosts 225 Travel Agents on Carnival Pride's Inaugural Sailing From Baltimore

More than 225 travel agents from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions were the guests of honor aboard Carnival Pride’s inaugural April 27 departure from Baltimore, which kicked off the first year-round cruise program from that port.   A select group of travel agents, along with members of the Carnival sales force and shipboard team, are pictured here…
May 11, 2009

Carnival Imagination Rescues Three Boaters After Vessel Capsizes Off Coast of Miami

[gallery link="file" columns="4"]            Last Friday, at approximately 9 a.m., Carnival Cruise Lines’ 2,052-passenger cruise ship, Carnival Imagination, rescued three boaters whose vessel capsized approximately 14 miles north of the sea buoy off the coast of Miami.             Carnival Imagination was en route to its homeport of Miami when officers on the ship’s bridge saw the…
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May 6, 2009

Carnival and the Casey Cares Foundation Team Up to Provide Family with Memorable 'Fun Ship' Vacation

               Carnival Pride’s inaugural cruise from Baltimore that departed April 27 was extra special for one family, the Sherrards from Martinsburg, W.V., who were the guests of honor compliments of Carnival Cruise Lines and the Casey Cares Foundation, which provides uplifting programs with a special touch to enhance the lives of critically ill children and…
May 5, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Celebrates National Volunteer Week with a Host of Community Service Activities

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] For National Volunteer Week, Carnival Cruise Lines and its employees participated in a wide range of community service initiatives, from collecting food and clothing for the homeless to assembling care packages for U.S. armed services personnel.   Other efforts included a pet food drive benefiting Miami Pet Rescue and collecting toys, games and…
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May 4, 2009

Montrose Travel Recognized as Carnival Cruise Lines' Travel Agency of the Year

          Executives from Carnival Cruise Lines presented Montrose Travel with its Agency of the Year award during a champagne reception held at the agency’s headquarters in Montrose, Calif., last week.              Montrose Travel, which was selected from more than 30,000 cruise-selling travel agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada, was recognized for its professionalism, enthusiasm and…
April 28, 2009

Reception Aboard Carnival Pride Commemorates Start-Up of Year-Round Service from Baltimore

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] To mark the launch of Baltimore’s first year-round cruise program aboard the 2,124-passenger Carnival Pride, Carnival Cruise Lines held a special invitation-only reception aboard the vessel attended by more than 200 community leaders, travel agents and VIPs.   Carnival Pride will operate 50 voyages annually, carrying 115,000 passengers a year from Baltimore.  …
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