February 9, 2021

On National Pizza Day, Carnival Cruise Line Reveals Additional Details on Italian-Themed La Piazza Zone on New Mardi Gras

On National Pizza Day, Carnival Cruise Line today revealed additional details on La Piazza, a stunning Italian-themed zone on its newest ship, Mardi Gras, set to debut in May. Inspired by Italy’s unique culture and delicious culinary offerings, La Piazza will be home to a variety of new food and beverage outlets, as well as…
January 11, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line’s New ‘Smile at Half Moon Cay’ Digital Marketing Campaign Celebrates Popular Private Island Paradise

Famous for its unspoiled beaches, excellent facilities and fun-in-the-sun activities so closely associated with warm water cruising, the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay is the focus of a new digital marketing campaign from Carnival Cruise Line. The new “Smile at Half Moon Cay” campaign celebrates the natural beauty that awaits guests at the…
January 7, 2021

Mardi Gras’ BOLT Roller Coaster Named Most Innovative New Cruise Ship Attraction in the First-Ever The Points Guy Awards

BOLT – the first roller coaster at sea featured aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras – has been named the Most Innovative New Cruise Ship Attraction in the inaugural The Points Guy Awards, which are selected from a team of editors from the popular travel site. A marvel in maritime engineering, BOLT is an…
January 5, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Earns Three Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards, Including Best Domestic Cruise Line for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Carnival Cruise Line was a big winner in Travel Weekly’s Readers’ Choice Awards taking home top honors in three categories – Best Travel Advisor Educational Program for two years running, Best Family Cruise Line for the third year in a row, and Best Domestic Cruise Line for the fifth consecutive year. Carnival earned Best Domestic…
November 18, 2020

Carnival Ecstasy Comes to the Aid of an Injured Mariner at Sea

While anchored in The Bahamas on Tuesday, Carnival Ecstasy responded to a Mayday call from the private yacht “Balista” seeking help for a crew member suffering from severe injuries.  Carnival Ecstasy was approximately four nautical miles away.  While it could see that another cruise ship was closer, the other vessel did not appear to be…
October 17, 2020

Carnival Sensation Assists Small Craft in Distress

Earlier today, Carnival Sensation came to the aid of a small craft which was in distress in international waters 37 miles off the coast of Palm Beach, Fla.  Upon seeing the boat in the water, Carnival Sensation maneuvered alongside the craft and provided blankets, life jackets, food and water to the 24 people on board…
September 9, 2020

Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Carnival Cruise Line’s New Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line is giving fans a chance to go beyond the Finnish “Paasy Kielletty” (“No Admittance”) signs with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Mardi Gras at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. Scheduled to enter service in February, Mardi Gras’ progress is highlighted with a series of videos that show workers finalizing…
August 31, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line’s Wheel of Fortune ‘Week of Fun’ Begins Tonight!

Be sure to check out Carnival Cruise Line’s “Week of Fun” on Wheel of Fortune which begins tonight and runs through Sept. 4, and features a custom-made tropical set that provides a memorable backdrop for contestants to win Carnival cruises and other terrific prizes. Fans can also win with an online giveaway at www.wheeloffortune.com.  All…
August 24, 2020

Women on the Watch at the FOC

When Carnival Cruise Line's state-of-the-art Fleet Operations Center (FOC) opened a few years ago at the Miami headquarters, it brought all of the company's port, marine and technical operations together, utilizing the latest technology and of course, staffed by the best and brightest personnel in cruising. Two of those team members are Alia Oueslati and…
August 16, 2020

Shoreside Test Run of BOLT, First Rollercoaster At Sea Aboard Carnival’s New Mardi Gras, Showcased in New Video

Today is National Rollercoaster Day and to celebrate Carnival Cruise Line has released a new video highlighting a shoreside test run of BOLT, the first rollercoaster at sea, debuting on the new Mardi Gras in February.  The video can be viewed here. Shot in Munich, Germany, at Mauer Rides, the manufacturer of the groundbreaking top-deck…