A collection of cruise news from various Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Line And Houston Texans Gear Up For ‘Summer Kickoff’ Event With The Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston

Carnival Cruise Line and the Houston Texans teamed up to host the first-ever Summer Kickoff event yesterday with a variety of fun activities for kids at the Havard Boys & Girls Club in Houston. The event also included a $10,000 donation from Carnival Cruise Line to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. Additionally, for every Houston Texans Bear sold at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the Houston area during the month of July, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs. Carnival is the Official Cruise Line of the Houston Texans as well as the...

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Carnival Recognized with 2017 WAVE Award from TravelAge West

Carnival Cruise Line was honored with a 2017 WAVE Award in the category of Best Refurbished Ship for Carnival Imagination as part of the TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards held on June 15, 2017. Last year, Carnival Imagination underwent an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation which added a variety of exciting new food and beverage concepts. The new spaces were added during a three-week dry dock which took place September 2016. The new additions include: Guy’s Burger Joint, a free-of-charge poolside venue developed in partnership with Food...

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New Month-Long Halloween Programming Offers ‘Spook-tacular’ Good Time Aboard Carnival Imagination

Halloween is always a fun time aboard Carnival Cruise Line and this year the festivities will be taken to another level with a month-long spook-tacular with “extra scares” aboard the Carnival Imagination’s three- and four-day cruises from Long Beach, Calif. From Oct. 1-31, guests sailing aboard Carnival Imagination will enjoy a host of fun Halloween-themed activities, everything from costume contests and dance parties to bone-chilling story time with s’mores and warm cider. Guests can also get creeped out at the Halloween parade and enjoy pumpkin-carving demonstrations,...

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Bill, the Mystical Prognosticating Sloth from Carnival Cruise Line, Predicts an Extra 17 Days of Summer During Special Facebook Live Broadcast

In conjunction with the first day of summer – the longest and most sun-splashed day of the year — Bill, the a mystical prognosticating sloth from Carnival Cruise Line — announced that there will be an extra 17 days of summer during a special Facebook Live broadcast earlier today. In honor of Bill and his talent for prognostication, Carnival has made a $10,000 donation to the Discover the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica, a featured excursion for several of the line’s ships. In addition to forecasting the length of summer, the mystical creature with psychic powers was “hanging...

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Move Over Punxsutawney Phil!

Wednesday, June 21, not only marks the start of summer but it’s also the longest and most sun-splashed day of the year. It’s a season that many people hope will never end. To forecast the length of summer this year, Carnival Cruise Line has discovered its own delightful version of Punxsutawney Phil — meet Bill, a mystical prognosticating sloth who will let fans know if summer’s warm embrace will go past Labor Day during a special Facebook Live broadcast tomorrow from 1-5 p.m. EDT. Much like Punxsutawney Phil, Bill is a mystical creature with psychic powers who can...

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Carnival Cruise Line Creates Special Limited Edition Cocktail in Honor of National Martini Day

Today is National Martini Day (and #MartiniMonday) and to celebrate Carnival Cruise Line has created a special limited edition cocktail called the Mermaid Martini. The colorful one-of-a-kind martini will be offered at select bars across the fleet, including the unique cocktail pharmacy-themed Alchemy Bars on select ships. The cost is $9.25 The vibrant multicolored libation was created by Carnival’s award-winning mixologist Miroslav Kljajic, the winner of the 2016 Bacardí Legacy Cruise Bartender of the Year competition. Here’s the recipe for the Mermaid Martini for those who...

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