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May 26, 2009

Astoria, Ore., Featured on Carnival Splendor Itineraries Through Mid-June

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.  The oldest American settlement west of…
May 15, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines to Resume Port Calls in Mexico

                Carnival Cruise Lines will resume visits to Mexican ports of call based on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, which is no longer recommending against non-essential travel to Mexico. Once all voyages with previously modified itineraries are completed, those vessels will revert to their original routes featuring stops in Mexico.  Most…
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April 30, 2009

Carnival Pride Year-Round From Baltimore

              The Carnival Pride recently launched the first year-round cruise schedule from Baltimore when the 2,124-passenger vessel set sail on its inaugural cruise from the South Locust Point Cruise Terminal on April 27.              Carnival Pride is showcased in a special two-minute video featuring Carnival’s Chief Marketing Officer Jim Berra who provides an insight…
April 29, 2009

Statement Regarding Swine Influenza

Miami - (April 29, 2009 – 10:30 a.m.)  There are currently no reported cases of swine influenza on Carnival ships or in any of the ports that we normally visit in Mexico. We are consulting closely with public health officials and government agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World…
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April 28, 2009

Reception Aboard Carnival Pride Commemorates Start-Up of Year-Round Service from Baltimore

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] To mark the launch of Baltimore’s first year-round cruise program aboard the 2,124-passenger Carnival Pride, Carnival Cruise Lines held a special invitation-only reception aboard the vessel attended by more than 200 community leaders, travel agents and VIPs.   Carnival Pride will operate 50 voyages annually, carrying 115,000 passengers a year from Baltimore.  …
April 27, 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines, Port of Baltimore Commemorate Launch of City’s First Year-Round Cruise Program

[gallery]                  Later today, Carnival Cruise Lines and the Port of Baltimore will launch the city’s first year-round cruise schedule when the 2,124-passenger Carnival Pride sails on its inaugural departure from Baltimore.               The Carnival Pride arrived this morning at the South Locust Point Cruise Terminal, accompanied by, appropriately enough, The Pride…
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April 24, 2009

Fun City: Baltimore Event Takes Place Tomorrow

[gallery link="file" columns="4"] Preparations are already underway for Carnival Cruise Lines’ Fun City: Baltimore event which takes place tomorrow in the city’s Inner Harbor.   Benefiting Maryland Special Olympics, the day-long event is free and open to the public and offers a variety of free activities and attractions, including the creation of a giant sand…
April 23, 2009

A Shipyard of Dreams

[gallery columns="8"] With five months until the debut of what will be the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed -- the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is beginning to take shape at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.     The 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, which will be based at Port Canaveral, Fla., will offer a host of innovations,…
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April 6, 2009

Long Beach Welcomes The Carnival Splendor

[gallery columns="8"]    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.   The 3,006-passenger vessel - the largest ship in the Carnival fleet- commenced its year-round seven-day Mexican Riviera cruises…

Newest and Largest ‘Fun Ship’ Launches Year-Round Mexican Riviera Service From Long Beach

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…
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