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March 18, 2009

The Accolades Continue; Carnival Recognized for Excellence by Porthole Editor-in-Chief

Carnival Cruise Lines President and CEO Gerry Cahill (right) and Porthole Magazine Editor-In-Chief Bill Panoff are shown here with a plaque listing Carnival’s nine 2008 Porthole Readers Choice. Since the awards were established in 1999, Carnival has taken home an unprecedented 101 “Readers Choice Awards” – the most of any cruise line. The presentation took…
March 13, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines' Charitable Efforts Highlighted in New Web Site

[gallery link="file"] Carnival Cruise Lines’ wide-ranging charitable endeavors are highlighted in a new Web portal at   The site provides a comprehensive overview of many philanthropic efforts that are supported through the Carnival Foundation, which oversees millions in annual financial contributions and in-kind donations by the company and its employees.   While Carnival’s support…
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March 12, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Treats Baltimoreans to a Full Day of Fun

[gallery link="file"] Looking for a fun time?  The Inner Harbor is the place to be on April 25th from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. when Fun City:  Baltimore, sails into town.  The event is compliments of Carnival Cruise Lines and will raise funds for Maryland Special Olympics.  A full schedule of exciting free events, activities…
March 11, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines' 2010 Alaska Voyages to Operate Round-Trip from Seattle

For the first time ever, Carnival Cruise Lines will operate a schedule of seven-day Alaska cruises round-trip from Seattle beginning in May 2010.  In total, 17 week-long Alaska cruises will operate from the Port of Seattle from May 11 to Aug. 31, 2010 departing Tuesdays aboard the 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit.  Port calls on these voyages…
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March 10, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Unveils Giant, Interactive Aquariums in Six U.S. Cities

[gallery link="file"] Carnival Cruise Lines is introducing huge interactive computer-animated aquariums in six different U.S. cities this week, including Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C.  The aquariums, which are located in vacant storefront spaces in high traffic pedestrian areas, are designed to engage passersby in a fun, spontaneous and highly entertaining…
March 9, 2009

New Promotion from Carnival Provides Cash Back Up to $240 Per Stateroom on Variety of Summer 2009 Cruises

            Carnival Cruise Lines is launching a new promotion offering “cash back” of up to $240 per stateroom for a wide range of “Fun Ship” departures this summer.             The new promotion is available in conjunction with virtually all three- to eight-day summer departures, including voyages to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico from 14 convenient…
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March 6, 2009

Montrose Travel Named Carnival Cruise Lines Agency of the Year

Montrose Travel, a California-based travel agency that was formed 53 years ago and has continually adapted its business model to meet consumers’ vacation needs, has been selected as Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Agency of the Year” for 2008.   Montrose Travel was selected from among more than 30,000 cruise-selling travel agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada. …
March 3, 2009

The Wave Rolls On; Carnival Cruise Lines Reports Record Booking Week

            Despite the challenging economy, Carnival Cruise Lines is reporting strong booking volumes as prospective vacationers take advantage of some of the best vacation values in years.              For the one-week period ended March 1, 2009, Carnival recorded the highest number of net weekly bookings in its history. Additionally, on a cumulative basis since mid-January,…
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February 17, 2009

Extensive Multi-Million-Dollar Refurbishment Adds a Host of New Features to Carnival Sensation

[gallery columns="5"] The 2,052-passenger Carnival Sensation has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation and emerged with a host of new facilities and features, including a sprawling water park, an exclusive adults-only retreat, and redesigned tropical themed main pool. Ninety-eight balconies were also incorporated onto existing ocean view staterooms and a new Circle C facility for 12- to…
February 5, 2009

Circle 'C' Center, Seaside Theatre, New Balconies Added to Carnival Conquest During Extensive Renovation

The 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest resumed service this week from Galveston, Texas, following an extensive, multi-million-dollar renovation that included the addition of a new Circle “C” club for 12- to 14-year-olds and a massive LED screen on Lido Deck. Eighteen balconies were also added to existing ocean view staterooms.   The Camp Carnival and Club O2…
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