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August 14, 2007

Carnival, Jaxport Announce Significant Expansion of Cruise Operations From Jacksonville

Carnival Fascination to Replace Celebration on Year-Round Four- and Five-Day Cruises Beginning in September 2008; Represents 38 Percent Capacity Increase Carnival Cruise Lines and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) today announced a significant increase in capacity for Jacksonville’s cruise operations when the 2,052-passenger Carnival Fascination replaces the 1,486-passenger Celebration on four- and five-day cruises year-round…
August 9, 2007

Carnival Freedom Senior Cruise Director’s Blog Hits New Milestone with Half a Million Visitors

John Heald Continues to Entertain and Inform Readers With Humorous and Insightful Look at Shipboard Life The on-line “blog” written by Carnival Freedom Senior Cruise Director John Heald, which offers lighthearted stories and amusing anecdotes of shipboard life, has reached a new milestone with more than half a million visitors since its debut in March.…
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August 7, 2007

Carnival Unveils Design Details for Resort-Style Pool Areas and ‘Carnival Waterworks’ on Fantasy-Class Ships

Part of the Line’s $250 Million ‘Evolutions of Fun’ Initiative Carnival Cruise Lines is unveiling specific design details for its stunning new resort-style pool areas and spectacular “Carnival WaterWorks” aqua parks on its eight Fantasy-class ships, part of the line’s $250 million “Evolutions of Fun” enhancement program. “A quintessential part of the Carnival cruise experience…

Carnival Cruise Lines to Carry a Record 2.9 Million Guests on Caribbean Cruises in 2007

Reaffirms Carnival’s Leadership Position Within the Cruise Industry’s Number One Destination   When the new Carnival Freedom begins its winter schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises from Miami in November, it will further bolster Carnival Cruise Lines’ industry-leading and record-breaking 2007 Caribbean cruise season during which the line will carry an unprecedented 2.9 million passengers within…
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Carnival Splendor Float Out

Carnival Splendor, which is under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri, Italy, was ‘floated out’ from its drydock facility and towed to a new location at the yard over the weekend. Construction on the 113,300-ton ship, the largest in the Carnival fleet, will continue through next June with the vessel scheduled to enter service…
July 30, 2007

Carnival’s ‘Fun Ship’ Christmas/New Year’s Cruises: The Ultimate Holiday Getaway

Special Sale on Holiday Voyages Slated for Wednesday, Aug. 1 With a festive on-board atmosphere, elaborate decorations and an array of traditional cuisine, entertainment and activities, Carnival’s “Fun Ship” holiday cruises are the ideal option for reconnecting with friends, families and loved ones. All of Carnival Cruise Lines’ 22 ships will operate holiday cruises this…
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July 26, 2007

Carnival Cruise Lines, Port of New Orleans Agree To Contract Extension

Carnival Fantasy To Continue Year-Round Four- and Five-Day Sailings Carnival Cruise Lines and the Port of New Orleans announced a new two-year contract today retroactive to October 2006, with the option to renew the deal for an additional two-year period, which could keep the world’s largest cruise line sailing regularly from the Crescent City through…
July 24, 2007

Carnival Cruise Lines Production Show Singer a Top 20 Finalist on NBC Hit Show ‘America’s Got Talent’

Vocalist Jason Pritchett proves that not only does America have talent, but so does Carnival Cruise Lines’ entertainment cast. Pritchett, the lead male production show singer on the cruise ship Carnival Spirit, is a current top 20 finalist on the NBC hit TV show “America’s Got Talent.” Pritchett, of Kansas City, Mo., performs lead male…
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July 17, 2007

Carnival Corporation & PLC Dividend

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.35 per share. The boards approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of August 24, 2007, and a payment date of September 14, 2007. Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ADSs will receive the…

Carnival Cruises to the ‘Seven Wonders of the Caribbean’

The recent announcement of the selection of the new Seven Wonders of the World has generated much controversy and commentary. But there’s little doubt that Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Seven Wonders of the Caribbean” capture the very best of the region’s unique historical, natural and cultural offerings. Carnival is the industry leader in Caribbean cruising carrying…
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