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August 1, 2008

Building a Dream

[gallery]              Set to debut in Europe September 21, 2009, the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is beginning to take shape at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard. Pictured above are some of the upper decks being pieced together as construction continues on the 3,646-passenger “Fun Ship.”                       The largest Carnival Cruise Lines ship ever constructed, Carnival Dream…
July 31, 2008

Heavy Traffic

                   Carnival Cruise Line’s comprehensive web site, carnival.com, was named a Hitwise Top 10 Award winner for the second quarter 2008.  Hitwise is a leading Internet tracking firm which monitors Web traffic in more than 160 different industry categories.               Carnival’s Web site has undergone significant upgrades recently that added several new tools and…
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July 22, 2008

Carnival Glory and Carnival Miracle Achieve Perfect 100 Scores on Recent U.S.P.H. Inspections

[gallery]   The 2,974-passenger Carnival Glory and 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle each earned perfect 100 scores on their most recent inspections conducted by the U.S. Public Health Service (U.S.P.H.).  Carnival Glory has achieved perfect 100 scores four times since its debut in 2003; this marks the second time in two years that Carnival Miracle has earned…
July 17, 2008

Carnival to Expand Popular ‘Seaside Theatre’ Concept to Five Additional ‘Fun Ships’

  [gallery]              “Carnival’s Seaside Theatres” -- jumbo-sized LED screens currently featured poolside on five Carnival “Fun Ships,” including the new 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor which debuted earlier this month – will be expanded to an additional five vessels over the next year.             The massive 270-square-foot screens display a variety of programming, including movies, concerts, news,…
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July 14, 2008

Making a Difference

 [gallery]   This past Saturday, nearly two dozen members of Carnival’s volunteer service group, the “Friends Uniting Neighbors (F.U.N.) Team,” along with their friends and family members, participated in a beach clean up activity at Key Biscayne in Miami-Dade County, Fla.   Armed with work gloves, trash bags and a tremendous sense of determination, the…
June 30, 2008

New On-Line Store Markets all Things Carnival

           Carnival Cruise Lines has launched the cruise industry’s most extensive on-line store, www.carnivalfunshop.com, offering a wide variety of “Fun Ship”-branded merchandise.             Designed as a unique and innovative means for leveraging the highly recognizable Carnival  brand, the new site provides consumers and cruise enthusiasts with a one-stop-shop for purchasing items that were previously only…
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June 25, 2008

Building a Dream

[gallery]                   As Carnival prepares to take delivery of the new 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor next week, it also eagerly anticipates the debut of the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, the line’s new 130,000-ton SuperLiner which will offer a variety of features and innovations when it debuts in September 2009.             Currently under construction at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard…
June 24, 2008

Scrapblog Partners with Carnival Cruise Lines to Create and Share Vacation Memories in a Digital Way

 [gallery]   Scrapblog, Inc., the first web-based service for creating and sharing multimedia scrapbooks, announced today a partnership with Carnival Cruise Lines to provide its guests with a unique and easy way to share memories from their “Fun Ship” cruises. Carnival is the only cruise line to offer this on-line feature to its guests.  Scrapblog is…
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June 12, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines Earns ‘Best Contemporary Cruise Line’ Honors in Travelage West’s ‘WAVE Awards'

                     Carnival Cruise Lines was named the “top contemporary cruise line” at the recent WAVE (Western Agents Votes of Excellence) Awards presented by TravelAge West Magazine.                     The annual awards, which recognize travel companies in a wide range of product- and service-related categories, are based on feedback from TravelAge West readers, which include…
June 4, 2008

Putting Their Best Foot Forward

  Carnival’s “On Deck for the Cure” program – a breast cancer fundraising initiative aboard the “Fun Ships” – recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, with 50,000 walkers raising nearly $400,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure since being launched last May.   Currently in place on 14 Carnival ships, “On Deck for the Cure”…
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