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August 21, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line’s Next Excel-Class Ship to be Named Carnival Celebration

With the help of celebrity partners past and present, Carnival Cruise Line today announced that its next Excel-class ship arriving in 2022 to coincide with its 50th birthday celebration will be named “Carnival Celebration.” A full roster of Carnival partners, including Kathie Lee Gifford, Guy Fieri and Shaquille O’Neal, unwrapped boxes that revealed the letters…
August 5, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Joins Industrywide Pause in U.S. Through Oct. 31

Consistent with the decision announced today by the members of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) to voluntarily extend the pause in U.S. cruise embarkations until Oct. 31, 2020, Carnival Cruise Line has informed guests and travel advisors that we have cancelled all cruises scheduled to embark between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31. Guests are…
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July 6, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Sets Ship Delivery Changes and Related Deployment Plans

Carnival Cruise Line will be notifying guests and travel agents on Tuesday of revisions to the delivery of its newest ship, Mardi Gras, as well as the transformed Carnival Radiance – both resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic – and new itineraries for Carnival Breeze and Carnival Magic that are all part of an updated deployment…
June 22, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Extends Operational Pause Through September 30

Carnival Cruise Line today advised guests and travel agents that it has extended its operational pause in North America through Sept. 30, 2020. “During this unprecedented pause in our business, we have continued to assess the operating environment and confer with public health, government and industry officials,” Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy told booked…
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May 4, 2020

Update From Carnival Cruise Line On Service Pause Extension

Carnival Cruise Line issued the following update to our news release today concerning a further delay of operations for most of our fleet until August 31. Some of the media reports have not fully conveyed the contents of our previous media statement and why certain itineraries were not being cancelled.  Carnival reiterates that this is…
April 29, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Utilizing Its Ships To Return Crew Members Home

Eighteen Carnival Cruise Line ships will rendezvous in The Bahamas over the next several days as the final plans are put in place to sail nine of the ships to repatriate more than 10,000 healthy crew members who remain on board due to restrictions limiting air travel to Asia, Africa, Europe, India and Latin America.…
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February 20, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Signs Five-Year Agreement with City of Norfolk

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that it has signed a five-year agreement with the City of Norfolk to operate seasonal cruises from the Half Moone Cruise Center through 2025. The announcement was made at a press conference by Norfolk Mayor Kenneth Alexander who was joined by Carnival’s Senior Vice President of Nautical and Port Operations…
February 19, 2020

A Radiant Team! Carnival Cruise Line Announces High Energy Cruise Director and Entertainment Director Duo for Totally Transformed Carnival Radiance

Let the fun begin! Giving Carnival Radiance cruisers a peek at all the fun they have in store, Carnival Cruise Line announced that longtime guest favorites Lee Mason and Katie Eastham will serve as the ship’s cruise director and entertainment director duo when it debuts in April in connection with Carnival Victory’s $200 million bow-to-stern…
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February 18, 2020

Carnival Fascination to Move to Mobile in 2022

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that Carnival Fascination will move from its current homeport of San Juan, PR and be based in Mobile, Ala., effective Jan. 16, 2022. Carnival Fantasy will continue its popular four- and five-day cruise schedule from Mobile through January 2022, at which time Carnival Fascination, will pick up the itineraries. In…
February 4, 2020

Carnival Magic to Set Sail from Four Cities Across Two Continents in 2021

Carnival Magic will operate a diverse 2021 cruise schedule featuring two trans-Atlantic crossings, a series of European voyages, a summer schedule from New York and Caribbean sailings from Port Canaveral, Fla. Carnival Magic will be among the newest and largest Carnival ships to sail from New York, providing consumers with a host of onboard dining,…
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