January 16, 2023

Miss Universe Ukraine Receives ‘Spirit of Carnival’ Award

During the 71st annual Miss Universe competition, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy presented Miss Universe Ukraine Viktoriia Apanasenko with the “Spirit of Carnival” award for embodying the company’s values of fun, friendship, diversity and inclusion. The “Spirit of Carnival” award presentation was featured during the Miss Universe competition, held in New Orleans and broadcast internationally on Saturday, Jan.14. “Viktoriia Apanasenko has made it…
December 28, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line Names Emeril Lagasse Chief Culinary Officer

Another Emeril’s Bistro Will Be Part of the Dining Experience on Carnival Jubilee Bam! Carnival Cruise Line announced today that renowned chef and restauranteur Emeril Lagasse will serve as its Chief Culinary Officer. A restaurant concept created by Lagasse, Emeril’s Bistro, is already popular on two of Carnival’s most innovative ships, Mardi Gras and Carnival…
December 23, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line Kicking Off 2023 With Times Square and Fleetwide New Year’s Eve Celebrations

MIAMI, Dec. 23, 2022 – Carnival Cruise Line will usher in 2023 on land and at sea as Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy will light the famous New Year’s Eve Ball in New York’s Times Square, and nearly 100,000 guests sailing on Carnival’s 24 ships will join in the celebration to welcome in the…
December 15, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line Opens 2025 Bookings From Norfolk, Steering Toward Port’s First-Ever Year-Round Sailing Program

Carnival Cruise Line announced today that the first series of year-round cruises from Norfolk, Va., are now opening for sale as Carnival continues to plan its biggest-ever operational schedule from Virginia. This first phase will offer sailings on board Carnival Sunshine from Feb 18, 2025 through April 2025, with plans to open further itineraries in…
December 12, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line Unveils New Details for Carnival Venezia

Carnival Cruise Line unveiled today new details about what guests can expect when they board the next ship to join the fleet, Carnival Venezia. Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, was joined by Carnival’s Director of New Build Product Development Glenn Aprile for a live virtual preview of the ship from acclaimed Italian restaurant…
December 9, 2022

Shipbuilder Notifies Carnival Cruise Line That Carnival Jubilee Delivery Will Be Delayed

Carnival Cruise Line today notified guests booked on the first six cruises of Carnival Jubilee that because of shipyard delays, delivery of the ship has been postponed and the first cruise will now be the Dec. 23, 2023 embarkation from Galveston, Tex. Carnival Jubilee is under construction at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany. Meyer has…
December 7, 2022

Carnival Celebration Introduces New Activities For Kids and Families Ahead of Full Fleet Debut

Carnival Celebration is introducing an expanded youth program including new enrichment activities for children, teens and families, as well as an update to Carnival’s popular Dr. Seuss Bookville. Many of the new offerings will be implemented fleetwide by spring 2023. “The updates we’re making to our youth programming ensure our young cruisers have even more…
November 29, 2022

Cyber Monday 2022 Outpaces 2019 as Carnival Cruise Line Posts Record Day

Carnival Cruise Line got a jumpstart on what it hopes will be a busy 2023 cruise season as it posted a record Cyber Monday booking day yesterday that was 50 percent above volume for Cyber Monday 2019. With November’s introduction of service by Carnival Luminosa in Australia and Carnival Celebration from Miami, and three additional…
November 21, 2022

Time to Celebrate! Carnival Cruise Line Christens New Flagship Carnival Celebration in Miami, Culminating Year-Long 50th Birthday Festivities

Terminal F at PortMiami Opens Ahead of Ship’s Inaugural Sailing Carnival Cruise Line’s new flagship Carnival Celebration arrived at its PortMiami homeport and was christened by actress Cassidy Gifford Sunday evening. The festivities were befitting of the ship’s name and underscored Carnival’s year-long celebration of 50 years of fun. An innovative Excel-class sister to the…
November 16, 2022

Carnival President Christine Duffy Picks Her Favorite Pieces to Launch Personalized Effy Jewelry Collection Aboard Carnival Celebration

Special “Return to Sea” Collection Includes 23 Pieces Inspired by Love for the Ocean Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy knows her jewelry, and has worked with the designers at retail partner Effy Jewelry to curate a special collection of fine pieces that will be offered aboard the beautiful new Carnival Celebration starting this month.…