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January 20, 2020

It’s Official! Mardi Gras Gets Her Funnel

Mardi Gras has even more to celebrate as she was recently equipped with Carnival Cruise Line’s iconic winged funnel – a veritable cherry on top of the line’s newest, largest and most innovative ship! The funnel was installed at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland in advance of this week’s “float out” when Mardi Gras…
January 9, 2020

Carnival Valor to Offer Two Trans-Atlantic Crossings in 2021

Carnival Valor will operate a pair of 15-day trans-Atlantic crossings next year – one departing Jan. 25, 2021, from New Orleans to Barcelona and another departing Feb. 26, 2021 from Barcelona to New Orleans. The Jan. 25 departure includes day-long stops at Bermuda, Funchal (Madeira) Portugal, and Malaga and Valencia, Spain before arriving in Barcelona…
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January 7, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Earns Six Cruise Hive Awards, Including Best Cruise Line for Second Consecutive Year and Best New Cruise Ship for Carnival Panorama

Carnival Cruise Line dominated the sixth annual Cruise Hive Cruise Ship Awards earning top honors in six categories – more than any other cruise line – including Best Cruise Line for the second consecutive year. Additional honors included Best Cruise Ship Feature (SkyRide) for the fourth year in a row, Best New Cruise Ship (Carnival…
December 24, 2019

How the Grinch Stole the Carnival AirShip! Blimp Concludes California Tour, Makes Way to Miami for The Big Game

How the Grinch Stole…the Carnival #ChooseFun AirShip? Putting his Christmas duties in the hands of his trusted dog Max, the Grinch tried to steal some of the fun from Carnival Cruise Line’s massive 128-foot-long red, white and blue blimp on a recent sunny California day. The Grinch is just one of the many Dr. Seuss…
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December 10, 2019

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held for First-Ever Sky Zone Trampoline Park at Sea Aboard Carnival Panorama Set to Debut December 11 from Long Beach

Yesterday, aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Panorama, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the first-ever Sky Zone trampoline park at sea.  Carnival Panorama is set to debut from Long Beach Dec. 11, becoming the line’s first new ship on the West Coast in 20 years. Located on Decks 7 and 8, Sky Zone…
December 4, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Earns ‘Best Value for Money,’ ‘Best Service’ for Third Consecutive Year in Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

Carnival Cruise Line received “Best Service” and “Best Value for Money” in Cruise Critic’s 12th annual Editors’ Picks Awards in the Ocean Cruise Line category. This marks the third consecutive year that Carnival has earned “Best Service” honors. The awards are selected by a panel of cruise experts from Cruise Critic, the world’s largest cruise…
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November 21, 2019

Christine Duffy Delivers Keynote Address at IAAPA Event

Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy delivered the keynote address to a sold-out crowd at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo’s GM and Owners’ Breakfast, a gathering of the amusement industry’s top leaders. Duffy was joined by the line’s Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O’Neal who helped her give away three cruises…
November 15, 2019

Carnival Fascination to Offer New Seven-Day Southern Caribbean Itineraries from San Juan in 2021

In 2021, Carnival Fascination will add three new seven-day itinerary options from San Juan each featuring visits to five tropical Southern Caribbean destinations. The itineraries include week-long adventures at new port additions Antigua, Dominica, Grenada and Tortola complementing longtime favorites St. Thomas, Barbados and St. Maarten. A series of 13 departures are scheduled from May…
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November 12, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line, Operation Homefront, Houston Texans Team Up to Surprise Military Family with the Gift of Fun – a Free Cruise from Galveston!

To celebrate and honor the brave men and women who serve our country, Carnival Cruise Line – the Official Cruise Line of the Houston Texans -- and longtime partner Operation Homefront joined forces with Texans players Jon Weeks and Jacob Martin, to surprise a Houston military family with a fun-filled family vacation. The family has…
November 5, 2019

Carnival Cruise Line Earns Four Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers Choice Awards, Including Best Value for the Money and Best Mobile App

Carnival Cruise Line was once again a big winner in the Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers Choice Awards, earning top honors in four different categories, including Best Value for the Money for the 21st year in a row, as well as best mobile app, best cruise director and best onboard computer facilities. Carnival earned the Best…
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