September 20, 2021

Half of Carnival Cruise Line’s U.S. Fleet Back in Service Following Return of Carnival Dream and Glory

With Carnival Dream and Carnival Glory resuming guest operations on Sept. 19, Carnival Cruise Line now has 11 ships – representing half of its U.S. fleet – sailing again. Beginning with its return to guest operations on July 3 with Carnival Vista, the line is operating from seven U.S. homeports including Miami, Galveston, Seattle, Port…
September 19, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line First to Resume Sailings from Port of New Orleans

Carnival Glory is set to depart on a seven-day cruise from the Port of New Orleans this afternoon marking the first sailing from the city since the industry-wide pause in operations 18 months ago. Carnival Glory’s voyage from the Erato Street Cruise Terminal includes visits to three popular Bahamian destinations: Bimini, Freeport and Nassau. To…
September 12, 2021

Carnival Pride Sets Sail on First Cruise From Baltimore

Carnival Cruise Line is the first cruise line to set sail from the Port of Baltimore since the industry-wide pause in operations.  Carnival Pride is set to depart today on a seven-day cruise to The Bahamas, visiting the popular destinations of Nassau, Freeport and the private island of Half Moon Cay. Prior to departure, a…
September 7, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line to Provide Carnival Glory to Support New Orleans Recovery Efforts from Hurricane Ida

Carnival Cruise Line announced today that it has an agreement with the city of New Orleans and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide Carnival Glory for first responders housing through Sept. 18. Related to this announcement, Carnival will cancel Glory’s cruise scheduled to depart on Sept. 12 and will plan to restart its…
September 2, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Next Round of Restart Plans

With eight of its ships already in guest operations, and more restarting in September and October, Carnival Cruise Line today announced the next round of details about additional ship restarts for November 2021 and beyond. Carnival Valor will follow Carnival Glory in New Orleans with four- and five-night sailings starting on Nov. 1; Carnival Legend will restart Nov. 14 out of Baltimore, replacing Carnival Pride, which…
August 22, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Advises Guests of Changes to Protocols to Comply with Requirements of Destinations, Including The Bahamas

Carnival Cruise Line has informed its guests of changes to its protocols to adapt to evolving requirements of some of its destinations, including The Bahamas, which require that all guests on cruise lines calling on Bahamian ports be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, effective Sept. 3. Carnival is already sailing all its voyages to meet the…
August 21, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Sets Sail From California

Carnival Cruise Line is the first cruise operator to resume sailing from California since the industry-wide pause in operations 17 months ago.  Carnival Panorama will depart on a seven-day cruise from Long Beach today.  The week-long voyage includes visits to three popular Mexican resort towns including Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán and Cabo San Lucas. As part…
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,…