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December 9, 2008

Carnival News Blog, John Heald’s Blog Featured on ‘Best Blogs at Sea’ Web Site That Showcases Eight Carnival Corp. & plc Brands

           The success of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Senior Cruise Director John Heald’s blog has led to the creation of Best Blogs at Sea, a collection of Heald’s favorite web sites that provides a unique, behind-the-scenes look into eight Carnival Corporation & plc brands: AIDA, Carnival, Costa, Cunard, Holland America Line, Ocean Village, P&O Cruises, and The…
December 8, 2008

Carnival Freedom Arrives in Fort Lauderdale

          Port Everglades’ Director of Business Development Carlos Buqueras (right) presents Carnival Freedom Captain Orazio D’Aita with a plaque during a shipboard reception commemorating the inaugural call of the 2,974-passenger SuperLiner to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.             The event celebrated the start-up of the ship’s new year-round six- and eight-day Caribbean cruise schedule from Fort Lauderdale.…
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Carnival’s Corporate Training Department Earns Top Honors at Cubic Awards

Carnival’s corporate training department has yet another feather for its cap when it was awarded the CUBIC (Corporate University Best in Class) Best in Class – Most Mature Corporate University at the annual CUBIC Awards, marking the second time in three years that the department has received this recognition.   The competition was fierce, with…
December 4, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines to Suspend Fuel Supplement Effective Dec. 17

           As fuel prices continue to decline, six brands from Carnival Corporation & plc, including Carnival Cruise Lines, have announced that they will suspend fuel supplements effective for all voyages departing on or after December 17, 2008.               In addition to Carnival, the fuel supplement suspension applies to Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Holland America Line,…
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December 1, 2008

Carnival Rolls Out New Interactive ‘Funville’ Web Experience Featuring ‘Towel Animal Theatre,’ On-Line Videos and More

[youtube=]              Carnival Cruise Lines has launched the new “Funville” Web experience at which is designed to evoke the line’s unique brand of “fun,” with images and video from recent Guinness World Record achievements for the world’s largest beach ball and piñata, on-line games and a series of videos featuring the line’s signature…
November 28, 2008


For the second year in a row, more than 50 members of Carnival’s management team are serving as mentors to Miami-Dade high school students as part of an innovative workplace mentoring program sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters.   The students shadow the Carnival employees as they conduct their day-to-day business, earning valuable experience along…
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November 25, 2008

Carnival ‘Gives Fun Back’ in New Orleans

As part of Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Give Fun Back” radio promotion – which awarded deserving New Orleans residents with free “Fun Ship” cruises – Larenzo Carter, a detective for the New Orleans Police Department, was the guest of honor aboard the Carnival Fantasy, which operates four- and five-day cruises from New Orleans. Carter, whose VIP…
November 20, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines to Increase Capacity on 2010 New York Departures

             Carnival Cruise Lines will increase capacity on its seasonal cruise program from New York in 2010 with the 2,978-passenger Carnival Glory scheduled to operate a variety of four and five-day Atlantic Canada voyages from June to September, followed by a series of five week-long fall foliage cruises.             It marks the first time…
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November 13, 2008

Carnival Wins Big In Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Annual ‘Readers Choice Awards,’ Taking Home Honors In Nine Categories

             Carnival Cruise Lines led the way once again in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s “Reader Choice Awards,” winning in nine different categories, including two new categories – Best Web Site and Best Mexican Itineraries.             Porthole Cruise Magazine’s “Readers Choice Awards” are determined by thousands of the publication’s readers who vote on their favorite cruise line…
November 10, 2008

A Record-Breaking Event

[youtube=]   [gallery]             Carnival Cruise Lines broke open the world’s largest piñata yesterday in Philadelphia and is donating its entire contents – 8,000 pounds of candy - to local non-profit organizations, including Philabundance, the YMCA, Ronald McDonald House, Dignity Housing,The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Travelers Aid Family Residence Center, among others.            …
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