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February 5, 2009

Circle 'C' Center, Seaside Theatre, New Balconies Added to Carnival Conquest During Extensive Renovation

The 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest resumed service this week from Galveston, Texas, following an extensive, multi-million-dollar renovation that included the addition of a new Circle “C” club for 12- to 14-year-olds and a massive LED screen on Lido Deck. Eighteen balconies were also added to existing ocean view staterooms.   The Camp Carnival and Club O2…
January 26, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines Rolls Out New On-Line Spa Pre-Purchase System

                         Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, has introduced a new on-line pre-purchase system for guests interested in booking spa treatments prior to their “Fun Ship” cruise.               With the advanced reservations system, available on all 22 “Fun Ships,” guests who have a fully deposited cruise can log onto Carnival’s…
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January 8, 2009

Making A Difference

  As part of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s annual holiday toy drive – which provides gifts to underprivileged children throughout the Caribbean – the Carnival Glory presented 100 children in Cozumel with brand new bicycles.    With the help of the mayor of Cozumel and his wife - and Santa Claus, of course –…
January 5, 2009

Carnival’s New ‘FUN4ALL’ Sales Event Offers Best Available Upgrades For Bookings Made Jan. 5-23, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines has rolled out a new sales event offering free best available upgrades on a wide variety of “Fun Ship” departures throughout 2009. The new “Fun4All” promotion is available in conjunction with virtually all three- to 12-day cruises departing through Dec. 18, 2009, including voyages to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada,…
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December 23, 2008

Joseph Farcus Receives Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Florida

  Joseph Farcus, left, received a Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Florida President Bernard Machen at graduation ceremonies Dec. 20, 2008. Farcus, a world leader among cruise ship architects, is known for his creative designs on Carnival Cruise Lines’ vessels, which are distinguished by their striking and unique décor.   He has designed Carnival…
December 19, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines Rolls Out New Network TV Advertising Campaign

             Carnival Cruise Lines’ new network TV advertising campaign kicks off December 25 with two :30 spots designed to evoke the kind of spontaneous and spirited fun that underlies the Carnival vacation experience. The two spots were shot during local events held recently in Dallas and Philadelphia attended by several thousand people. During the…
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December 18, 2008

Towel Animals Spread Carnival Holiday Cheer!

              Carnival Cruise Lines’ towel animals are back, this time with a new holiday edition of Towel Animal Theatre at             The link also features a mechanism for visitors to forward the e-card and spread some holiday fun to their friends and family.             Towel Animal Theatre is featured on Carnival’s “Funville” web…
December 17, 2008

Carnival Named ‘Best Domestic Cruise Line’ in Travel Weekly’s Annual Readers Choice Awards

           Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines was named “Best Domestic Cruise Line” at Travel Weekly’s annual Readers Choice awards, receiving more votes than any other cruise line in this category.             Carnival was recognized for its wide-ranging cruise offerings aboard its 22-vessel fleet which operates three- to eight-day voyages to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada,…
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December 11, 2008

Three of a Kind…

  The new 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor, which made its U.S. debut in late November, docked along side the 110,000-ton Carnival Freedom and Carnival Glory in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., earlier this week.  Collectively, the three ships carry 8,954 passengers on a double occupancy basis.  Carnival Splendor will operate a winter schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises from…
December 10, 2008

New Carnival Splendor Earns Perfect 100 Score on Recent USPH Inspection

            Carnival Cruise Lines’ new 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor received a perfect 100 score during its most recent inspection by the U.S. Public Health (USPH) Service in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Dec. 6.               In addition, four other Carnival ships earned scores of 99 during their respective USPH inspections over the past few weeks.             Carnival Splendor,…
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