The 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor – Carnival Cruise Lines’ largest ship – is shown here docked at Astoria, Oregon, one of the ports featured on its modified seven-day Canada/Pacific cruise schedule from Long Beach, Calif., which runs through June 14. Other destinations on the three-port itinerary include Victoria and Vancouver.
During a reception commemorating the Carnival Splendor’s inaugural voyage from Long Beach, the city’s Mayor Bob Foster (right) presented Carnival Splendor Captain Claudio Cupisti with a key to the city this past weekend.
Including Carnival Splendor, Carnival’s Four California-Based Ships Expected to Carry a Record 620,000 Passengers Annually, More Than Any Other Cruise Operator Carnival Cruise Lines’ 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor – the line’s newest and largest ship offering a host of innovations – embarked yesterday on its inaugural seven-day Mexican Riviera cruise from Long Beach, Calif., building upon the company’s distinction as California’s number one cruise operator.
In a nod to the Mexican Riviera itinerary of the new Carnival Splendor, a new burrito bar debuted during the ship’s two-day familiarization cruises in San Francisco and Los Angeles last week.
Carnival Cruise Lines, Sixthman and VH1 recently partnered to present “One Splendid Evening,” a special concert event to benefit VH1’s Save The Music Foundation.
Port of San Francisco Deputy Director – Maritime Peter Dailey (left) presents Carnival Splendor Captain Giorgio Pagano with a plaque during a reception commemorating the ship’s inaugural call at the port earlier this month.
The new 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor is shown here rounding Cape Horn in South America on its way to its permanent homeport of Long Beach, Calif., from where it will operate year-round seven-day Mexican Rivera cruises beginning April 5. Carnival Splendor will be the largest “Fun Ship” ever deployed on the West Coast.
Carnival kicked off the second phase of its new brand advertising program with its “Fun Director” television campaign which began airing nationally Feb. 2.
Carnival Cruise Lines and Mayercraft Carrier 2 present “One Splendid Evening,” a special concert event to benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. The one night only event will take place the evening of March 26, 2009. Proceeds will help restore instrumental music education in America’s public schools and raise awareness about the importance of music as part of a child’s complete education.
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.