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April 6, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Notifies Guests of Cruise Cancellations

Carnival Cruise Line is notifying guests of additional cruise cancellations and the extension of its pause in all operations from U.S. ports through June 30, 2021. Booked guests and travel advisors are being notified directly of the cancellations and the options for a future cruise credit plus onboard credit package, or a full refund.   To…
March 11, 2021

In Honor of 49th Birthday, Carnival Cruise Line Guests List The 49 Moments They Miss About Cruising

Today marks Carnival Cruise Line’s 49th birthday and the start of the countdown to the Big 5-0. In honor of its 49th birthday, the line asked fans to help rate the “Top 49 Moments Guests Miss About Cruising.”  The results, of course, included many signature “Fun Ship” experiences like taking a spin on the SkyRide…
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February 24, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Extends Pause in U.S. Through May 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has notified booked guests and travel advisors that its pause in operations from U.S. ports has been extended through May 31, 2021. A date for the return of guest cruising operations from U.S. ports has not yet been determined.  Earlier in February, Carnival began providing more flexible options for guests booked into…
January 29, 2021

PortMiami and Carnival Cruise Line Break Ground on Terminal F, Future Home of Carnival Celebration

Carnival Cruise Line and PortMiami today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the state-of-the-art Terminal F which will serve as the homeport of Carnival Celebration, the line’s next Excel-class ship.   A video recap of the day’s events can be viewed here. Currently under construction in Finland, Carnival Celebration is set to debut in…
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January 25, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Releases Additional Plans on Fleet Deployment

Carnival Cruise Line today released plans for additional ship deployments as it continues to refine its phased in approach to a return to guest operations for 2021, resulting in some ship-specific cruise cancellations and movements.  Those plans include: Related to already-announced dry dock plans for Carnival Magic, Carnival Paradise and Carnival Valor, those ships’ return…
January 22, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Notifies Guests of Cruise Cancellations

Carnival Cruise Line is notifying guests of additional cruise cancellations, extending its pause in U.S. departures through April 30, 2021, and cancelling Australian operations through May 19, 2021. In addition, Carnival has cancelled the European itineraries for Carnival Legend which were to begin this May through Oct. 31, 2021, and moved the start date for…
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January 13, 2021

First Steel Cut for New Carnival Celebration, Next Excel-Class Ship Set to Debut from PortMiami in 2022

The maritime tradition to mark the first steel cut for a new ship took place for Carnival Celebration at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, as Carnival Cruise Line prepares for its next Excel-class ship that will debut next year. A sister ship to the highly anticipated Mardi Gras, Carnival Celebration is scheduled to begin…
January 6, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Notifies Guests of Cruise Cancellations

Carnival Cruise Line is notifying guests of additional cruise cancellations, including extending its pause in all operations in the U.S. through March 31, 2021, as well as select ships and homeport operations related to itineraries and dry dock work. Booked guests and travel agents are being notified directly of the cancellations and their options for…
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December 22, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line’s New Mardi Gras Docks in Rotterdam for First LNG Refueling

Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras made its first port call this morning in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, where the ship will refuel its innovative Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) propulsion system for the first time after delivery. Mardi Gras, set to begin sailing from Port Canaveral, Fla., next year, will be the first cruise ship in…
December 18, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line today took delivery of its highly anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, in a live virtual signing ceremony at the Meyer Turku Shipyard in Turku, Finland. When Mardi Gras begins guest operations in April 2021, the 180,000-gross-ton vessel will be the most innovative ship in North America as it will be the first…
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