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Total Eclipse of the Sun Celebrated in Unique Style Aboard Carnival Cruise Line

Leave it to Carnival Cruise Line to find a unique and creative way to celebrate the upcoming total eclipse of the sun set for Monday, Aug. 21, at approximately 2 p.m. EDT. To mark this truly rare and fascinating astronomical event – which is the result of the alignment of the sun, Earth and moon to block sunlight from reaching the Earth – Carnival Cruise Line is offering a number of activities across its fleet, everything from eclipsed-themed viewing and sailaway parties complete with appropriate music, games and more to a Sun Dance Competition with participants vying to “bring out...

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30-Year Anniversary of Carnival Brand Ambassador John Heald Marked with Fun Video

The 30th anniversary of John Heald, Carnival Cruise Line’s popular brand ambassador, was celebrated with a fun video that was created by the company’s entertainment team and includes appearances by many of the line’s executives – including Carnival President Christine Duffy as well as Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and CEO Arnold Donald – as well as employees at the line’s Miami offices. Heald joined Carnival Cruise Line as a bartender aboard the since-retired Holiday 30 years ago. His quick wit and engaging personality made him a natural for the...

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Guests Sailing to Havana Aboard Carnival Paradise Enjoying Wide Variety of Cuban-Themed Activities on Board

Carnival Paradise inaugurated Carnival Cruise Line’s first-ever voyages to Havana, Cuba, in late June – the first of 12 voyages that feature the historic Cuban capital. In addition to the opportunity to experience and explore this fascinating and previously off-limits destination, guests sailing aboard these four- and five-day voyages are enjoying a wide variety of Cuban-themed activities and entertainment, highlighted by Amor Cubano: A Caribbean Dance Romance, a dazzling high-energy show that showcases both classic and contemporary Latin hits. Part of the line’s popular...

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Grammy-Nominated Music Superstar Nick Jonas to Perform Two Shipboard Concerts This Fall As Part of Carnival LIVE Concert Series

Multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated recording artist and award-winning songwriter Nick Jonas is the latest addition to the popular Carnival LIVE Concert Series, performing aboard Carnival Victory and Carnival Liberty this fall while the ships are docked in Nassau. Carnival LIVE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that brings the best in live music and comedy to the seas, providing guests an opportunity to enjoy captivating performances by top artists at an incredible value. Performances are held in the ships’ main show lounges – which range in capacity from 900 to 1,300 –...

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First-Ever ‘Carnival Playtime’ Event Featuring My Little Pony and Transformers-Inspired Activities Now Offered Aboard Carnival Imagination Through September

The first-ever “Carnival Playtime” event featuring fun activities and games inspired by the MY LITTLE PONY and TRANSFORMERS brands recently kicked off aboard Carnival Imagination and runs through September. An expansion of the collaboration between Hasbro and licensee Carnival, the interactive, fun-for-all “Carnival Playtime” activities are patterned after popular MY LITTLE PONY and TRANSFORMERS characters and include midway-style games including Rainbow Dash’s cupcake toss, Knock out the Autobots and Target the Enemy, along with face-painting, prizes, music and...

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day with Delicious Hand-Crafted Frozen Creations Aboard Carnival Vista!

Today is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying the new delicious hand-crafted frozen creations which are now featured in the Cherry on Top sweets – and more! – shop aboard Carnival Vista and soon to be available aboard the new Carnival Horizon when it debuts next year. The gourmet ice cream sandwiches come in a variety of flavors, providing the perfect treat to stay cool this summer. Guests can mix and match from a variety of ice cream and cookie flavors including red velvet, sugar and, of course, chocolate chip), while topping off their...

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