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September 22, 2008

Carnival, Jaxport Commemorate Arrival of Jacksonville's Largest Cruise Ship

[youtube=]   [gallery]  Carnival and JAXPORT marked the arrival of the 2,052-passenger Carnival Fascination – the newest and largest cruise ship ever to sail from Jacksonville – with a special VIP event aboard the vessel on Saturday, September 20.      Later that afternoon, the 70,000-ton SuperLiner departed on its inaugural cruise from Jacksonville –…
September 18, 2008

Giving Back

This weekend, members of Carnival Cruise Lines’ employee service group, the “Fun Team,” volunteered their time at Camillus House, a homeless assistance center in downtown Miami. While at the facility, the group staffed the food-service areas and participated in various clean-up efforts. The visit was part of the group’s bi-monthly community service initiatives which include…
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August 6, 2008

Carnival Sensation to Undergo Full 'Evolutions of Fun' Upgrades Following Jan. 2009 Dry Dock

Carnival Sensation will undergo a multi-million-dollar refurbishment that will include the installation of an expansive water park, an exclusive adults-only retreat and tropical-themed mid-ship pool area, as well as renovations to nearly 1,000 staterooms and cosmetic enhancements to a wide range of public rooms and areas. The "extreme makeover," which represents the next phase of…

3,006-Passenger Carnival Splendor Showcased in New Webinar

  Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest "Fun Ship," the 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor which debuted in Europe last month, is showcased in a new webisode airing on (click on "blog"). The 3,006-passenger SuperLiner – the largest "Fun Ship" ever constructed – debuted July 2 and is currently operating the line’s first-ever Northern Europe cruise program. Hosted…
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June 27, 2008

Carnival Launches New 'Endless Summer Celebration' Sales Promotion

          Carnival Cruise Lines will launch a new sales promotion – “Endless Summer Celebration” – offering different weekly specials on “Fun Ship” cruises booked during the month of July.           The new “Endless Summer Celebration” offers sales promotions on a wide range of three- to 12-day “Fun Ship” cruises to the Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico and…
June 23, 2008

Design, Itinerary Details Unveiled for New 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, Largest 'Fun Ship' Ever Constructed

[gallery] The new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream – the largest "Fun Ship" ever constructed, offering a host of on-board innovations and amenities – is slated to debut September 21, 2009, operating a diverse inaugural schedule that features visits to magnificent European and Caribbean destinations. Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, the 3,646-passenger…
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June 2, 2008

Carnival's Senior Cruise Director's Blog Reaches New Audiences on Corporate Web Site

Although the popular blog of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Senior Cruise Director John Heald has been featured on the Web site of parent company Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) since last August, in the past few months he has broadened the scope of his postings to showcase other Carnival-affiliated brands.   Heald’s blog…
April 29, 2008

Fodor's Complete Guide to European Cruising Designates Carnival Cruise Lines as 'Best Cruising' in Nine Categories

Carnival Cruise Lines – a relative newcomer in European cruising, entering the market just three years ago – is well represented in the recently published Fodor’s Complete Guide to European Cruises, garnering nine “Best of Cruising” designations, more than double the number of any other cruise line. Fodor’s Complete Guide to European Cruises is an…
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April 28, 2008

Active and Retired Military Personnel Can Book Up to Three 'Fun Ship' Staterooms at Special Rates During Month of May

In honor of Memorial Day, Carnival Cruise Lines is offering active and retired military personnel an opportunity to book up to three “Fun Ship” staterooms for themselves and their friends and family members at special discounted rates.  The new “Carnival Salutes Our Troops” promotion is available in conjunction with a wide variety of three- to…
April 23, 2008

New 130,000-ton Carnival Dream to be Based at Port Canaveral

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream – the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed – will be based at Port Canaveral, Fla., beginning in fall 2009. Details on the ship’s itinerary will be provided at a later date. Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, the 3,652-passenger Carnival…
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