August 7, 2021

Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Call at Nassau, The Bahamas, During Maiden Voyage

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, the line’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, arrived in Nassau, Bahamas, today, marking the ship’s third port of call on its maiden voyage. This is the first time Carnival Cruise Line has called on Nassau in 16 months. Mardi Gras pulled…
August 4, 2021

Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Call at Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, On Maiden Voyage

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, the line’s newest and most innovative ship Mardi Gras arrived in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, today, marking the ship’s second port of call on its maiden voyage. Mardi Gras’ leadership team joined local government officials for a ceremonial plaque exchange to commemorate the…

Carnival Cruise Line to Implement New Mask Guidelines for All Guests and Pre-Cruise Testing Requirements for Vaccinated Guests

As it continues with its successful restart of guest operations, Carnival Cruise Line is adapting to the evolving public health situation by advising booked guests of temporary changes in onboard mask and pre-cruise testing requirements. Carnival will continue to operate with vaccinated cruises as defined by the CDC, including having its crew fully vaccinated. However,…
August 3, 2021

Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Call In San Juan, Puerto Rico, On Maiden Voyage

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, the line’s newest and most innovative ship Mardi Gras arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, today, marking the ship’s first port of call on its maiden voyage. Mardi Gras is also the first cruise ship to stop in San Juan in 16 months.…
July 31, 2021

Mardi Gras, Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest and Most Innovative Ship, Departs on Maiden Voyage from Port Canaveral This Afternoon

To celebrate Carnival Cruise Line’s maiden voyage of its newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, Carnival President Christine Duffy and Mardi Gras Captain Giuseppe Giusa led a “Back to Fun” ribbon-cutting ceremony officially welcoming guests on board. Mardi Gras is the first cruise ship to set sail with guests from Port Canaveral since the…
July 30, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Welcomes Visitors to See Its New Baby Mardi Gras Ahead of First Voyage on Saturday

It was a historic day of fun as Carnival Cruise Line welcomed visitors on Mardi Gras for the first time today, with local officials, travel advisors and media enjoying an afternoon on the line’s newest and most innovative ship.  Mardi Gras is scheduled to set sail on her maiden voyage on Saturday, July 31, which…
July 19, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Makes Plans for Additional Ship Restarts in September and October

Carnival Cruise Line announced today that three more ships will resume guest operations in September, and another four in October – bringing the total number of ships to 15 – as the line's successful restart of operations continues to ramp up.  Based on the success of its initial resumption of service and the guest response to…
July 15, 2021

Carnival Breeze Returns to Service from Galveston Today; Third Carnival Cruise Line Ship to Resume Guest Operations

Carnival Breeze returns to service today when it departs on a four-day cruise from Galveston, part of its popular schedule of short cruises from that port. The ship is the line’s third to resume service, following the sailings of Carnival Vista from Galveston and Carnival Horizon from Miami in early July. “We’re delighted that Carnival…
July 13, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Cruise Directors for Next Round of Ships Returning to Service This Summer

As part of its ramp up of returning more ships to service this summer, Carnival Cruise Line announced today the lineup of cruise directors who will entertain guests on the next round of ships entering service in August from Port Canaveral, Miami and Long Beach, marking the start-up of its West Coast operations. At the…
July 5, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Resumes Operations from PortMiami This Afternoon, Carnival Horizon Joined By Mardi Gras for a Special Sailaway Moment

Carnival Cruise Line returned to guest operations from PortMiami with Carnival Horizon’s departure this afternoon – the line’s first sailing from the port in nearly 16 months.  Carnival Horizon was joined by Mardi Gras, the line’s newest and most innovative ship, for a special sailaway moment in the PortMiami channel on departure. Carnival Horizon is…