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New Carnival Splendor Undergoes Final Sea Trials in Preparation for European Debut July 2

Posted on: April 11th, 2008 - News Blog

Carnival Cruise Lines’ new 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor is shown here in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the coast of Sicily undergoing final sea trials. Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri, Italy, the 3,006-passenger vessel – the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed – is slated to debut July 2, 2008, with an eight-day voyage […]

Carnival Splendor: The Ultimate Family Vacation

Posted on: April 9th, 2008 - News Blog

Expansive 5,500-Square-Foot Play Area, Water Spray Park Among Ship’s Numerous Family Friendly Highlights From a 5,500-square-foot play area – the largest in the “Fun Ship” fleet – to a fun-filled water spray park and facilities and activities aimed at youngsters, ’tweens and teens, kids of all ages are sure to have a blast aboard Carnival […]

Blog of Carnival’s Senior Cruise Director John Heald Approaching Two Million Visitor Mark

Posted on: April 8th, 2008 - News Blog

Daily Traffic to Site Has Increased 55 Percent Over Past Month The blog of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Senior Cruise Director John Heald continues to set new milestones, with the number of total hits approaching two million and daily visitors increasing 55 percent over the past month. Heald’s blog can be accessed via or […]

Grand Turk Cruise Center Offers a Variety of Shopping Opportunities to Caribbean Cruise Ship Passengers

Posted on: April 8th, 2008 - News Blog

GRAND TURK, B.W.I. (April 8, 2008) – Grand Turk Cruise Center, one of the Caribbean’s newest cruise destinations, has announced an increase in both the number of ship calls as well as the opening of additional retail stores in 2008. In addition to vendors selling local crafts and souvenirs, the facility also features such recognizable […]

Carnival Voted Number One Cruise Line by Fresno Bee Readers

Posted on: April 3rd, 2008 - News Blog

Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, was named “Number One Cruise Line” in a readers poll conducted by the Fresno Bee, the major daily newspaper in Fresno, Calif.  Carnival is the West Coast’s most popular cruise line, with four ships – the Carnival Paradise, Carnival Pride, Carnival Elation and Carnival Spirit- sailing year-round […]

Carnival Miracle to Offer New Eight- Day Eastern Caribbean Itinerary Option From New York in 2009

Posted on: April 2nd, 2008 - News Blog

Carnival Cruise Lines has added a new eight-day eastern Caribbean cruise option from New York aboard the 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle featuring  port calls to Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos; the private island of Half Moon Cay; and Nassau, The Bahamas. The new cruise route will be offered approximately once a month from May through September […]

Carnival Corporation & PLC to Voluntarily Rescind Fuel Supplement for Guests Booked Prior to November 7, 2007

Posted on: April 1st, 2008 - News Blog

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced a voluntary refund of the company’s fuel supplement for applicable U.S. bookings that were made prior to November 7, 2007, under an agreement with the Florida Attorney General’s Office. The fuel supplement, announced November 7, 2007, was applied to all U.S. bookings for voyages departing […]

Carnival Cruise Lines, Whodunit Productions Team Up for Series of ‘Whodunit Mystery Cruises’ in 2008-2009

Posted on: March 27th, 2008 - News Blog

Eight Different Three-Day Voyages Offered Aboard ‘Fun Ship’ Carnival Paradise from Long Beach Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, and Whodunit Productions, the leading organizer of mystery cruises at sea, have teamed up for a series of “Whodunit Cruises” aboard the 2,052-passenger “Fun Ship” Carnival Paradise from Long Beach, Calif., in 2008 and […]

New Seven-Day Eastern Caribbean Itinerary Added to Carnival Conquest’s Routes for 2009 and 2010

Posted on: March 26th, 2008 - News Blog

Complements Ship’s Existing Seven-Day Western Caribbean Itinerary from Galveston Carnival Cruise Lines’ 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest will offer a new seven-day itinerary from Galveston, Texas, that will include port calls to Key West, Fla., and Freeport and Nassau, The Bahamas. The new weeklong cruise option will be offered approximately once a month from February 2009 through […]

Carnival Offering All-Inclusive Cruise/Air Packages to Europe Starting at $2,399 Per Person

Posted on: March 25th, 2008 - News Blog

Attractive Rates Available in Conjunction with Select 12-Day Mediterranean Cruises This Summer Aboard Carnival Freedom For those seeking a more affordable way to see Europe this summer, Carnival Cruise Lines is offering special cruise/air packages for its 12-day “Grand Mediterranean” and “Mediterranean, Greece & Turkey” cruises aboard the 2,974-passenger Carnival Freedom, with rates starting at […]