Cruise-News

A collection of cruise news from various Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Line Partners With Dr. Seuss Enterprises To Introduce New ‘Be Kind/Dare To Care’ Shipboard Activities Inspired By Beloved Children’s Book Horton Hears A Who!

Carnival Cruise Line and Dr. Seuss Enterprises have teamed up to offer a series of fun, educational shipboard activities designed to promote kindness, compassion and generosity among its younger cruisers and inspired by Dr. Seuss’ beloved children’s book Horton Hears a Who! Part of an annual national campaign by Dr. Seuss, the new “Be Kind/Dare to Care” activities are rolling out this month across the Carnival fleet and complement existing programming within Seuss at Sea, the line’s exclusive partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises. Published in 1940, Horton Hears a...

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Carnival Elation Undergoing Extensive Renovation That Adds New Water Park, 38 New Cabins, 98 Balconies To Existing Staterooms And Variety Of Exciting Food And Beverage Concept

Carnival Elation is in the final stages of a multi-million-dollar makeover that includes the addition of an expansive new WaterWorks park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies to existing staterooms, and a variety exciting food and beverage concepts. Following the extensive renovation, Carnival Elation will resume its year-round schedule of four- to eight-day cruises from Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 7. The ship’s new features include: Guy’s Burger Joint: a free-of-charge poolside venue developed in partnership with Food Network personality Guy Fieri serving hand-crafted burgers and...

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Georgia Resident Terry Riley Wins 10th Annual Carnival PokerPro Challenge Aboard Carnival Dream, Awarded $75,000 Grand Prize

Terry Riley of Forsyth, Ga., is the winner of Carnival Cruise Line’s 10th annual PokerPro Challenge held recently on Carnival Dream, capturing the top prize of $75,000 cash. Riley beat out more than 500 other entrants on board who competed in a series of Texas Hold’em card games utilizing state-of-the-art electronic PokerPro tables from Jackpot Digital. In addition to the cash prize, Riley received a commemorative winner’s bracelet and, as the 10th anniversary winner, was awarded a coveted seat, including the $10,000 buy-in, at the World Series of Poker Main Event, the...

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Carnival Cruise Line Wins Seven Travel Weekly Magellan Awards For Sales & Trade Marketing Initiatives

Carnival Cruise Line won seven gold and silver Travel Weekly Magellan Awards for various travel agent sales and marketing initiatives. This sets a new record for Carnival as the highest number of Magellan Awards received in one year. With entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Magellan Award winners represent the best in the travel industry and honor outstanding design, marketing and services in a broad range of industry segments including Hospitality, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators...

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Carnival Cruise Line Donates 100 Percent of Proceeds of Ticket Sales of Carnival LIVE Performances by Comedian Chris Tucker

Popular comedian Chris Tucker performed two sold-out shows while Carnival Liberty and Carnival Breeze were docked in Nassau as part of the Carnival LIVE concert series. Continuing Carnival Cruise Line’s hurricane relief efforts, Carnival is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales from the two performances to assist islands affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Tucker (center) is pictured here aboard Carnival Liberty with Bahamian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Kevin Peter Turnquest (far left); President of The Bahamas Senate Katherine...

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Carnival Fascination Delivers Food, Water and Other Relief Supplies to Island of Barbuda

During a port call in Antigua, Carnival Fascination dropped off pallets of water, food, and other items to be delivered to Barbuda as part of the island’s recovery and relief efforts. The delivery is part an ongoing initiative by Carnival to bring critical supplies to affected Caribbean islands following Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Earlier this month, Carnival Fascination dropped off relief items during a port call in St. Kitts to be delivered to St. Maarten which was affected by the storm. Additionally Carnival Cruise Line’s parent company, Carnival Corporation, the...

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