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June 3, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines Selects Arnold And MPG As New Advertising Agency And Media Partner

           Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator, has selected Arnold and MPG to oversee its comprehensive advertising programs, including all print, broadcast, design, direct marketing and digital media.             Arnold/MPG was selected from a field of 13 of the country’s best-known advertising agencies following a three-month agency review process conducted by Carnival and…
May 30, 2008

Award Winning!

              Carnival’s entertainment and video services departments continue to earn accolades, receiving awards of excellence for Web site design and video animation in two recent industry competitions.             The line’s newly revamped entertainment recruitment site, www.carnivalentertainment.com, received two distinguished honors – the Silver Award in the 2008 Communicator Awards and a Bronze Award in the 29th…
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May 28, 2008

Making Headlines!

      The blog of Carnival’s Senior Cruise Director John Heald – which has garnered 2.2 million hits since being launched in March 2007 – continues to make headlines, most recently part of a two-page feature story in Monday’s Miami Herald.  Even after 15 months of blogging, Heald continues to contribute posts on a…
May 20, 2008

Carnival Corporation & Plc Chairman And CEO Micky Arison Featured In On-Line ‘Webisode’ On BookCCL.Com

          Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman and CEO Micky Arison is shown here being interviewed by Carnival Cruise Lines Senior Vice President of Sales and Guest Services Lynn C. Torrent during the taping of a webisode that is currently airing on the line’s travel agent portal, www.BookCCL.com Arison’s interview is the latest in a series…
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May 9, 2008

New Flexible Dining Option To Be Tested On Carnival Legend Beginning June 29

Carnival Cruise Lines will begin testing a new flexible dining option with the Carnival Legend’s June 29, 2008, departure that will enable guests to choose an open seating option for dinner. Guests who opt for flexible dining can dine at whatever time they wish between 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. nightly in the ship’s main…
May 8, 2008

Carnival Rolls Out Extensive Redesign Of Popular Web Site

                       Carnival.com, the cruise industry’s most visited Web site, has undergone an extensive redesign and emerged with a host of new features, including enhanced navigation and layout, a variety of images and content, and numerous technical advancements, all designed to make users’ on-line experience easier and more informative than ever.             Highlighting the next generation…
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April 25, 2008

Carnival's ‘Fun Ship Island’ Named Best Micro Site By AD:Tech

Already the cruise industry’s top interactive Web site, Carnival’s “Fun Ship Island” micro site (www.funshipisland.com) has added yet another feather to its cap, earning “Best Micro Site” honors during the 2008 Ad:Tech People’s Choice Awards. Nominees were selected by a panel of judges based on creativity and innovation in interactive marketing and voted on by…
April 23, 2008

New 130,000-ton Carnival Dream to be Based at Port Canaveral

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream – the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed – will be based at Port Canaveral, Fla., beginning in fall 2009. Details on the ship’s itinerary will be provided at a later date. Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, the 3,652-passenger Carnival…
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April 8, 2008

Grand Turk Cruise Center Offers a Variety of Shopping Opportunities to Caribbean Cruise Ship Passengers

GRAND TURK, B.W.I. (April 8, 2008) – Grand Turk Cruise Center, one of the Caribbean’s newest cruise destinations, has announced an increase in both the number of ship calls as well as the opening of additional retail stores in 2008. In addition to vendors selling local crafts and souvenirs, the facility also features such recognizable…
March 13, 2008

Second Annual ‘Elvis Cruise’ to Take Place Aboard ‘Fun Ship’ Carnival Fantasy from New Orleans August 2008

Four-Day, Full-Ship Charter to Feature Variety of Elvis-Inspired Activities and Events, Including an Official ‘Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist’ Contest with $12,500 in Prize Money Following the tremendous success of the inaugural “Elvis Cruise” last year, Carnival Cruise Lines and St. Louis, Mo.-based The Elvis Cruise, LLC, announced today the second “Elvis Cruise.”  This year, it…
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