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November 13, 2014

New Animated Sea & Say Series Showcases Kids’ Vivid Imaginations About the Fun Ships

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qgEQAIyuOQ   Carnival Cruise Lines has launched a new video series highlighting kids’ unique interpretations of the various features found aboard the “Fun Ships” using engaging stop-motion animation that brings these colorful stories to life. In the first video in the Sea & Say series, “A Sea Dragon Tail,” Nathaniel describes his first experience down…

‘Like’-Ing The Sound of This: Carnival Set to Kick Off Facebook Celebration to Mark 3 Million Fans Milestone

  Carnival Cruise Lines, which is not only the world’s most popular cruise line on the sea but also online, will celebrate having reached the 3 million Facebook fans mark by conducting a 24-hour Fun-A-Thon prize giveaway beginning Wednesday, Nov. 19. The online extravaganza will feature three prize giveaways every three hours, including free Carnival…
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November 6, 2014

Carnival Cruise Lines Gift Cards Now Available In More Than 9,000 Retail Locations Throughout The U.S.

Carnival Cruise Lines’ popular gift card program – a prepaid card that can be used as payment toward a “Fun Ship” vacation or a variety of shipboard purchases – is now available in more than 9,000 retail outlets throughout the U.S.  This marks the first time that a cruise line-specific gift card has been made…
November 4, 2014

Shipboard Festivities Mark Carnival Splendor’s Inaugural Call In Martinique

[gallery columns="4" ids="11861,11862,11863,11864"]   To commemorate the first-ever call of the Carnival Splendor in Martinique, the ship’s officers and island representatives held a traditional maritime plaque exchange ceremony on board. Captain Candeloro Donato, Chief Engineer Marco Scolaro and Hotel Director Nickos Batistatos are shown here during the ceremony with Chairman of the Martinique Tourism Authority…
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October 31, 2014

Kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Enjoy Night of Fun with Dive-In Movies Presented by Carnival Cruise Lines

[gallery ids="11850,11851,11852,11853,11854,11855"]   Inspired by the Dive-In Movies that are a popular attraction aboard Carnival’s “Fun Ships,” the kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital enjoyed a night of Halloween-themed outdoor fun at the Memphis, Tennessee hospital. The festivities began with arts and crafts with kids making their own trick-or-treat bags and other “spook-tacular” creations. …
October 30, 2014

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill To Retire

Gerry Cahill, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, announced today that he is retiring, effective November 30, after 20 years of service. Cahill, 63, has been CEO of Carnival Corporation’s largest cruise brand since 2007, growing the cruise line to 24 ships – the largest in the company’s fleet -- during his tenure. “Gerry has been…
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October 29, 2014

Backstreet’s Back – on the Carnival Ecstasy!

[gallery columns="2" ids="11830,11829"] Fans of the Backstreet Boys got together on the Carnival Ecstasy this past weekend for three days of music, sun and fun during a full-ship charter that was highlighted by an unforgettable concert at the beautiful private island of Half Moon Cay in The Bahamas. The festivities also included a musical performance…
October 28, 2014

Laughter for a Good Cause; Carnival Cruise Lines to Host Comedy Show at the Fort Lauderdale Improv benefitting CHARLEE of Dade County

The Fort Lauderdale Improv will be transformed into Carnival Cruise Lines’ Punchliner Comedy Club on Wednesday, November 12, as part of a special fundraiser benefiting CHARLEE of Dade County, a non-profit organization that provides resources and support to help abused, abandoned and neglected children and their families throughout South Florida. Sponsored by Carnival’s Global Contact…
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October 21, 2014

Carnival Cruise Lines’ Dallas Cowboys Tailgate Takeover Featuring Chef Guy Fieri, Country Music Superstars Rascal Flatts Showcased in New Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeKohv3vb_c&feature=youtu.be   This past Sunday, Carnival Cruise Lines, the Official Cruise Line of the Dallas Cowboys, held its first-ever Tailgate Takeover at AT&T Stadium with an appearance by Chef Guy Fieri – whose Guy’s Burger Joints are on several of the line’s “Fun Ships” – as well as a pre-game concert by country music superstars…
October 14, 2014

Keel-Laying Ceremony Held For New Carnival Vista; 133,500-Ton Ship Set To Debut In Spring 2016

[gallery ids="11762,11763,11764"] Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, the 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista, achieved a significant construction milestone with a traditional keel-laying ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The 133,500-ton vessel – the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed – is set to debut in spring 2016. The ceremony – which dates back…
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