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July 13, 2019

Carnival Vista Azipod Repair Underway

The Carnival Vista azipod repair is underway off the shore of Freeport, Bahamas. Carnival Vista has been loaded onto the Boka Vanguard and will be lifted and transported back to the Grand Bahama Shipyard Saturday evening for work to begin. (Video credit Carnival Cruise Line's Rahim Akbar) [caption id="attachment_16974" align="alignnone" width="1280"] (Photo credit to Carnival…
July 11, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Steakhouses Earn Top Honors from Wine Spectator Magazine

The wine lists from all steakhouses aboard Carnival Cruise Line ships have been recognized with the coveted Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine, bestowed upon approximately 2,400 restaurants each year. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of…
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June 25, 2019

Carnival Vista Dry Dock Update

Carnival Cruise Line shared some additional information today on the dry dock scheduled next month for Carnival Vista to complete a repair to the ship’s azipods.  As previously announced, Carnival Vista will be taken out of service on July 9, at which time it will transit to Freeport, Bahamas.  Carnival is working with ABB, the…
June 24, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Earns Best Budget Cruise Award from Fodor’s Travel

Carnival Cruise Line took home Best Budget Cruise honors in the first-ever Fodor’s Travel Awards. Determined by Fodor’s editorial team of travel experts, the awards are intended to be more fun and inclusive than other travel awards and highlight travel standouts that have made an impact within the industry across a variety of categories. Carnival…
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June 21, 2019

Carnival Sunrise’s Inaugural Call in Tortola Commemorated with Traditional Maritime Plaque Exchange

A traditional maritime plaque exchange was held aboard Carnival Sunrise commemorating the ship’s inaugural call at Tortola, B.V.I., which is featured on the ship’s eight-day cruises from New York.  Captain Isidoro Renda is pictured with island officials during the ceremony held in the Carnival Sunrise’s Limelight Lounge.  Carnival Sunrise launched its inaugural season from New…
June 18, 2019

Keel-Laying Ceremony Held for Mardi Gras Set to Debut in Europe in August 2020

In keeping with maritime tradition, a keel-laying ceremony was held today at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras, which is scheduled to enter service in August 2020. The ceremony, which dates back hundreds of years, was highlighted by the placement of coins on top of a 750-ton keel…
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June 17, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Slides Into Fun at The Battery Atlanta

If there has ever been a time to skip taking the stairs, it’s now! Carnival Cruise Line is providing fans with a more playful mode of transportation to make their game days even more fun with a Choose Fun slide at The Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. The slide will…
June 14, 2019

New Authentic Asian Concept ‘Lucky Bowl’ Debuts on Newly Renovated Carnival Sunrise

The totally transformed Carnival Sunrise is the first in the fleet to feature the new casual and authentic Asian venue Lucky Bowl. Located within the ship’s Lido Marketplace, the free-of-charge restaurant is part of its extensive $200 million renovation that added a variety of the line’s popular food, beverage and entertainment innovations. The new concept…
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May 30, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Adds Drinks to HUB App’s ‘Pizza Anywhere’ Feature

Following the successful rollout of Carnival Cruise Line HUB App’s ‘Pizza Anywhere’ feature, the company has expanded this functionality to include beverage delivery. After choosing a hand-tossed pizza with their preferred toppings, guests will be asked whether they would like a beer, soda or water to accompany their meal. To place an order, guests simply…
May 20, 2019

Carnival Paradise Rescues Stranded Mariner Off the Coast of Cozumel

Continuing a longstanding tradition of assisting mariners in distress, Carnival Paradise came to the aid of the operator of a small boat that was sinking. While en route back to its homeport of Tampa, Carnival Paradise was alerted of a small craft in distress with one person in the water while the ship was 13 miles…
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