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December 9, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Sets 2021 Dry Docks For Three Ships and Defers Their Return to Operations Until After Work Is Completed

Carnival Cruise Line has established dry dock plans for three of its ships, and as part of its gradual, phased-in return to operations in 2021, will defer the deployment of the vessels until after the work is completed. In a letter to guests and travel agents, Carnival advised that it has cancelled cruises on Carnival…
December 3, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Updates Guests on Itinerary Cancellations

Carnival Cruise Line is informing guests and travel agents that it has cancelled select itineraries for specific operations in 2021, as it implements its plans for the resumption of cruising in 2021, including cruise operations in February from Miami, Port Canaveral and Galveston and moving the inaugural sailing of Mardi Gras until April 24, 2021.…
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November 18, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Cancels Additional Cruises As It Works To Meet CDC Requirements to Resume Operations In 2021

As it continues to build and implement its plan to meet the requirements of the Framework for Resuming Cruise Ship Operations Order issued on Oct. 30 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Carnival Cruise Line notified guests and travel agents that it has cancelled additional cruises for the first part of…
November 13, 2020

Carnival Corporation’s North American Brands Extend Pause in Cruise Operations

Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced that its North American cruise line brands will extend their existing pause in operations, suspending cruise voyages between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020. "Our highest responsibility and top priorities are always compliance, protecting the environment, and the health, safety and well-being of…
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October 30, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Statement on CDC No Sail Order

Carnival Cruise Line issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) announcement about conditions under which cruise operations in the U.S. could potentially resume: “Carnival Cruise Line will continue to work with the CDC on an eventual return to guest cruise operations. We are evaluating the CDC’s new order…
October 12, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Cancels Miami and Port Canaveral Cruises for November 2020

Carnival Cruise Line has notified guests and travel agents that it is cancelling the remaining cruises for the six total ships operating from PortMiami and Port Canaveral for November 2020. It has also cancelled five cruises scheduled to operate from Sydney, Australia from Jan. 16 - Feb. 8, 2021. Following the U.S. Centers for Disease…
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October 8, 2020

Reservations Open for Carnival Celebration Debuting in 2022, As Part of Carnival Cruise Line’s 50th Birthday

Reservations are now open for Carnival Celebration, Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship set to debut in November 2022 as part of the company’s 50th birthday. A sister to the line’s first XL-class ship, Mardi Gras, Carnival Celebration will debut with an inaugural 14-day Carnival Journeys cruise Nov. 6, 2022, followed by the launch of year-round…
October 1, 2020

Carnival Cruise Line Cancels Some Cruises For November and December

Following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) decision to extend its no-sail order for cruise operations, Carnival Cruise Line is notifying guests and travel agents that it has cancelled cruises from all U.S. homeports except Miami and Port Canaveral for November and December 2020.  While operations from Miami and Port Canaveral in November and…
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September 28, 2020

Mardi Gras Departs on Sea Trials

Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras is shown here departing on its sea trials this morning from the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland.  The vessel will spend 10 days at sea before returning to the dock for final preparations for its departure for the U.S. The first ship in North America to be powered…
September 23, 2020

Mardi Gras Grand Central Atrium: Form Meets Function Aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s Most Innovative Ship

Atriums have been an important part of cruise ship design for decades but leave it to Carnival Cruise Line to break the mold with Grand Central, a transformational three-deck-high space that is one of six themed zones on Mardi Gras, set to debut in February. A unique twist on the traditional atrium, Grand Central spans…
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