November 4, 2021

Carnival Breeze Comes to the Aid of Distressed Sailboat

On its return to Galveston at approximately 1 a.m. Thursday morning, Carnival Breeze responded to a mayday call and altered its course to assist a distressed sailboat. After locating the vessel, the Carnival Breeze team lowered one of its lifeboats and rescued the three people and two dogs on the vessel, taking them on board…
November 3, 2021

Carnival Ecstasy Receives Award for Rescue at Sea

Carnival Cruise Line Captain Domenico Calise and the crew of the Carnival Ecstasy were recognized by the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS) at their annual awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Nov. 2. They were honored for coming to the aid of an injured mariner at sea in Nov. 2020, after responding to…

BAM! Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse Invites Guests to Join Him During Thanksgiving Week Cruise Aboard Carnival Mardi Gras

What could be better for a foodie than cruising on Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras during Thanksgiving week? Sailing with award-winning Chef Emeril Lagasse of course! Emeril will join Mardi Gras for her Nov. 20 departure from Port Canaveral, Fla. and experience all that Carnival’s new flagship has to offer, as well as see for…
October 13, 2021

Carnival Magic Makes Line’s First Call to Princess Cays Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Magic arrived in Princess Cays, The Bahamas, today, for the first time since the industry-wide pause in operations. Carnival Magic’s six-day Eastern Caribbean cruise departed from Port Canaveral on Oct. 11 with additional stops in Nassau and Amber Cove. “We are delighted to return…

Carnival Freedom Makes Line’s First Call to St. Thomas Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Freedom arrived in St. Thomas, USVI, today, for the first time since the industry-wide pause in operations. Carnival Freedom became the fourth Carnival ship to resume operations from Miami when it departed on Oct. 9 on an eight-day Eastern Caribbean cruise. St. Thomas is…
October 12, 2021

Carnival Freedom Makes Line’s First Call to St. Maarten Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Freedom arrived in St. Maarten, Netherlands, today, for the first time since the industry-wide pause in operations. Carnival Freedom became the fourth Carnival ship to resume operations from Miami when it departed on Oct. 9 on an eight-day Eastern Caribbean cruise. St. Maarten is…
September 25, 2021

Carnival Cruise Director Mike Pack is Back on Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Director Mike Pack officially re-joined Carnival’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, today to lead the FUN and expansive lineup of entertainment. Giving Mike and his wife, former Carnival cruise director Emma Nixon, time to enjoy their newborn baby, Chris “The Flying Scotsman” Williams has been serving as Mardi Gras’ cruise director…
September 3, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Cruise Directors for Next Round of Ships Returning to Service

With eight of its ships already in guest operations, and more restarting throughout the fall season, Carnival Cruise Line today announced its next round of cruise directors who will entertain guests across the fleet. At the helm of the excitement on board will be Leon Smith on Carnival Glory and Marty Pitts on Carnival Valor…
August 25, 2021

Carnival Panorama Makes Line’s First Call to Puerto Vallarta Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, Carnival Panorama arrived in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, today, for the first time in 17 months. Carnival Panorama is the first cruise ship to depart from California since the cruise industry paused operations in March 2020. The seven-day Mexican Riviera cruise departed Long Beach…
August 17, 2021

Carnival Sunrise Makes Line’s First Call to Jamaica Since Resuming Service

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, Carnival Sunrise arrived in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, today, marking the line’s first time back to Jamaica in 17 months. The arrival also represents the reopening of cruising in Jamaica as it is the first cruise ship to call on a Jamaican port since…