A collection of cruise news from various Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Line Earns ‘Big Apple Award’ from Public Relations Society of America for Carnival Vista’s Honor.Family.Fun. Campaign

Carnival Cruise Line earned the prestigious Public Relations Society of America New York (PRSA-NY) Chapter’s Big Apple Award in the marketing consumer services: travel and tourism category for Honor.Family.Fun, a comprehensive year-long public relations campaign in 2016. The campaign brought together Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that builds strong, stable and secure military families, and seven-time Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Carrie Underwood to introduce the line’s newest ship, Carnival Vista, as part of its U.S. debut in New York last November....

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Senior Officers Selected For New Carnival Horizon

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the appointment of the senior officers for its newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, which is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy and set to debut in spring 2018. Comprised of some of the most talented and experienced mariners in the cruise industry, Carnival Horizon’s senior officers will include: Captain Luigi De Angelis – A 22-year veteran of Carnival Cruise Line, De Angelis joined the company as a deck cadet aboard the Carnival Imagination in 1995 and was named captain in 2010. During his Carnival...

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New Orleans Saints Players Cameron Jordan And Mark Ingram Showcase Their Talents During Fun ‘Lip Sync Battle’ For Charity Aboard Carnival Dream

New Orleans Saints players Cameron Jordan and Mark Ingram channeled their inner rock stars as they participated in the first-ever “Lip Sync Battle” for charity to a packed house yesterday aboard Carnival Dream while the ship was docked at the Port of New Orleans. Carnival is the Official Cruise Line of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans’ largest cruise operator with two year-round ships carrying more than 450,000 passengers annually – the most of any cruise line. The fun competition mirrored Lip Sync Battle Carnival, an authentic recreation of SpikeTV’s pop culture...

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Carnival Cruise Line Names Scott Becher Vice President, Partnership And Loyalty

Scott Becher, a highly seasoned marketing professional with extensive experience in sports and entertainment marketing and sponsorship innovation has joined the marketing leadership team at Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line. As vice president of partnership and loyalty, Becher will identify and activate partnerships and alliances across all Carnival Cruise Line touch points. These partnerships play an important role in driving cruise bookings as well as enhancing the guest experience. He will also lead Carnival’s loyalty marketing efforts, designed to incentivize and reward Carnival...

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Comedian Chris Tucker To Perform Two Shows As Part Of Carnival Live Concert Series

Back by popular demand, comedian Chris Tucker has signed on for two shows aboard Carnival Breeze and Carnival Liberty this fall as part of the Carnival LIVE Concert Series. Carnival LIVE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that brings the best in live music and comedy to the seas and provides guests an opportunity to enjoy captivating performances in an intimate venue by major artists at a tremendous value. Performances are held in the ships’ main theaters – ranging in guest capacity from 900 to 1,300 – meaning there’s never a bad seat in the house. Famous for his...

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Carnival Cruise Line Introduces EasyPay, Unique Interest-Free Installment Payment Service

In a cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line has launched a convenient new pay-over-time program that allows guests to pay for their cruise in three monthly installments. Carnival EasyPay is designed as a truly hassle-free vacation payment option as it allows guests’ cruise payments to be automatically deducted from the credit card on file and applied to their current balance interest-free over a three-month period. Guests simply make their initial cruise deposit and then the balance of their cruise is charged in three equal payments which are taken out automatically on the same...

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