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August 29, 2007

Carnival Senior Cruise Director’s Blog Breaks One-Day Readership Record; Achieves Highest-Ever Ranking Among WordPress’ One Million-Plus Blogs

The blog hosted by Carnival Cruise Lines’ Senior Cruise Director John Heald continues to achieve new milestones. On Aug. 25, Heald’s blog held the number one position for a period of time, before ending the day ranked number three, based on readership volume among the one-million-plus blogs of Wordpress, a leading blog-hosting service. That day’s…
August 27, 2007

Carnival Expands Number of Ships Participating in ‘On Deck for the Cure’ Breast Cancer Research Fundraising Initiative

One-Kilometer Walks, Other Activities to be Featured on Majority of ‘Fun Ship’ Fleet Following a highly successful pilot program aboard the Carnival Valor and Carnival Fascination, Carnival Cruise Lines will dramatically expand its involvement with the “On Deck for the Cure” breast cancer fundraising initiative, adding one-kilometer walks and other activities to the majority of…
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102,000-ton Carnival Victory to Launch Year-Round Seven-Day Southern Caribbean Cruises from San Juan in November 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines will deploy the 2,758-passenger Carnival Victory on year-round seven-day southern Caribbean departures from San Juan beginning in November 2008. Carnival Victory replaces the Carnival Destiny on this popular itinerary and provides a newer, slightly larger ship, as well as a fresh new choice for consumers. A truly spectacular “Fun Ship,” Carnival Victory…
August 23, 2007

Carnival Corporation & PLC Finalizes Agreement with St. Maarten Government and the Port of St. Maarten for new Two-Berth Cruise Ship

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today finalized an agreement with the government of St. Maarten and the Port of St. Maarten to provide funding to support the construction of a new two-berth cruise ship pier on the island of St. Maarten. The new docking facility, combined with the island’s existing four-berth pier,…
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Carnival Freedom Senior Cruise Director’s Blog Now Featured on Carnival Corporation & PLC’s Web Site

John Heald Previews Cunard Line’s new Queen Victoria Carnival Cruise Lines’ Senior Cruise Director John Heald has gone corporate. His popular blog, which until now has been featured within the cruise line’s Web site (, has now been linked to the Web site of its parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK).…
August 20, 2007

Carnival Cruise Lines to Offer New ‘Fun Ship’ Cruise Vacation Options from Miami

Carnival Imagination to Operate Three and Four-Day Cruises; Carnival Destiny Offers Four- and Five-Day Cruises Beginning in Sept. 2008 Carnival Cruise Lines will expand its short cruise offerings from Miami with the 2,052-passenger Carnival Imagination and 2,642-passenger Carnival Destiny operating new itineraries beginning next fall. The 70,000-ton Carnival Imagination – which will become the first…
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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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