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July 31, 2020

Farewell to Two ‘Fun Ships,’ Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration Leave Fleet

Last week’s announcement that Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration would be leaving the fleet brought forth a flood of memories from our shipboard and shoreside team members who worked on these two popular ships which carried millions of satisfied guests during their many years of service. It was an emotional moment for all crew on…
July 20, 2020

Mardi Gras Construction Progressing at Finland’s Meyer Turku Shipyard

As revealed by photos released today, construction on Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras is progressing at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, as the ship is being readied for its scheduled February 2021 debut. Workers have installed nearly 800 feet of suspended track for BOLT, the first rollercoaster at sea, that will encircle…
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July 17, 2020

Caribbean and Latin American Nations Play Key Role in Carnival Cruise Line’s Crew Repatriation Efforts

Carnival Cruise Line is in the final stages of repatriating its crew members and nations across the Caribbean and Latin America have played a critical role in helping our shipboard personnel return home. Countries across the region, including The Bahamas, Barbados, Colombia, Curacao, Mexico, Panama, St. Maarten and Nicaragua, have assisted in the repatriation effort…
July 1, 2020

Carnival Legend to the Rescue

Our pause in sailing guests doesn’t mean we pause our obligations as seafarers to help others in distress. On Tuesday, while Carnival Legend was off the coast of The Bahamas, our great crew responded to a call for help from a small boat that had run out of fuel. Carnival Legend rendezvoused with the small…
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June 30, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line’s Havana Bar & Pool Areas Honored as Top Public Space In Inaugural Cruise Ship Interiors Awards

The Cuban-themed Havana Bar & Pool Areas – featured aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s three Vista-class ships, as well as Carnival Sunshine – have been honored as the Top Public Space in the inaugural Cruise Ship Interiors Awards. Selected by a panel of leading maritime interior design experts, the awards recognize cruise lines and designers for…
June 21, 2020

Carnival Crew Delivers A Very Special Father’s Day Gift

Carnival Breeze nurses Christine Anne and John helped deliver a very special Father’s Day gift to a very surprised family on Saturday when another passenger unexpectedly went into labor at 37,000 feet onboard an Emirates Airline flight from London to Manila. Christine Anne and John were being repatriated home from Carnival Breeze when they responded…
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June 15, 2020

Carnival Cruise and Panama Partner to Organize Cross-Country Crew Transfer As Part of Repatriation Effort

In the final stages of its repatriation efforts for crew members, Carnival Cruise Line worked closely with key Panamanian officials, including the Panama Minister of Maritime Affairs, The Panama Maritime Authority, the Panama Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Panama Ministry of Health, to allow for the safe and efficient transfer of crew members from…
June 3, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Says “Hvala” to Dubrovnik

Carnival Cruise Line issued a big “hvala” (thank you) to Dubrovnik, Croatia today, after an extraordinary effort resulted in the repatriation of nearly 3,000 Carnival team members through the Port of Dubrovnik last week. The cruise industry really does bring the citizens of the world together and Carnival proudly boasts 110 nationalities amongst its onboard…
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March 30, 2020

Carnival To Continue Operations Pause Until May 11

Carnival Cruise Line is extending our pause of North American operations to May 11. We are working with our guests to address this disruption to their vacation plans and extend our apologies.  For our guests’ convenience, we have automated the customer service process and urge our guests and travel agent partners to please use the…
March 20, 2020

Lighting Up the Night Carnival Cruise Line’s Fleet Offers Illuminating Message of ‘We Will Be Back’

In the midst of an industry-wide pause in operations, Carnival Cruise Line is lighting up all of its ships in North America and Australia with an inspirational message for its crew, guests, travel advisors, port partners and communities in this unprecedented time of challenge. The “We Will Be Back” message is meant to uplift spirits…
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