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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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New 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor Offers An Array of International Cuisines

MIAMI – From hand-rolled sushi and a supper club modeled after New York’s renowned steakhouses to Mongolian barbeque and Indian tandoori, the new 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor will provide guests with a delectable array of international cuisines when it debuts in Europe this summer. The largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed, the 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor makes maximum use…
April 21, 2008

Carnival's Celebration Bids Farewell to Jacksonville

On Saturday, April 19, the 1,486-passenger Celebration arrived back in Jacksonville, Fla., at the end of its final voyage under the Carnival Cruise Lines’ banner. The 47,262-ton Celebration – which entered service in 1987 – will be transferred to Ibero Cruises, a new joint venture aimed at the Spanish market in which Carnival’s parent company,…
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April 14, 2008

Artist's Renderings of New Carnival Splendor's Atrium and Promenade

The new 113,000-ton Carnival Splendor, set to debut from Europe July 2, promises to be a truly spectacular addition to the "Fun Ship" fleet. The following artist’s renderings of Carnival Splendor’s colorful atrium lobby and promenade illustrate the ship’s stunning interiors created by award-wining ship architect Joe Farcus. Representing a new class of ship, Carnival…
April 11, 2008

New 'Carnival Cares for Kids Center' Opens at Miami's Holtz Children's Hospital

A new comprehensive pediatric intensive care unit at Miami’s Holtz Children’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial Hospital – made possible by a $2.5 million donation from Carnival Cruise Lines and the NBA’s Miami HEAT – was dedicated this week at a ceremony attended by officials from the various organizations. Pictured here with hospital representatives at the…
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