Cruise-News

A collection of cruise news from various Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Line Tops Off National Ice Cream Month With A ‘Funday Sundae’ Celebration Aboard Carnival Ecstasy For Kids From Charleston’s Connie Maxwell Children’s Home

To celebrate its commitment to the greater Charleston community and to mark National Ice Cream Month, Carnival Cruise Line hosted a “FunDay Sundae” celebration on board Carnival Ecstasy yesterday for kids from the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in Charleston, South Carolina. The event, which was attended by 40 children between the ages of 11 and 16, included water park fun, lunch, a magic show and an ice cream sundae bar with almost endless toppings. During the event, Randy McManus, campus director of Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, accepted Carnival’s charitable...

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Construction of New 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon Continues at Fincantieri Shipyard in Marghera, Italy

Construction of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, is moving along as scheduled as work continues at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. The ship’s stunning spaces – from the Dr. Seuss-themed WaterWorks aqua park and the 270-square-foot Seaside Theatre poolside LED screen to a wide variety of indoor and outdoor dining, beverage and entertainment venues – are taking shape in anticipation for Carnival Horizon’s April 2018 maiden voyage. Carnival Horizon is set to debut April 2, 2018, with a 13-day Mediterranean cruise from...

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Carnival Cruise Line Honors Top Travel Agencies With ‘Excellence Awards’

Carnival Cruise Line is honoring 12 top travel agencies in the U.S. and Canada with its fourth annual Excellence Awards. The 12 award categories recognize the diversity of agencies the line works with by honoring specialties including retail, online, charter, incentive, host, franchise, and regional performance excellence. “It’s always difficult to choose just 12 award recipients given the breadth of talent, dedication, and innovation we see from the travel agent community,” said Carnival’s Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing Adolfo Perez. “It’s a true honor...

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Carnival Cruise Line Hosts Seuss-a-Palooza Event Aboard Carnival Fantasy in Mobile For Kids from the YMCA of South Alabama

Carnival Cruise Line celebrated its partnership with the Port of Mobile and greater Mobile community today by hosting a Seuss-a-Palooza event for kids attending the YMCA of South Alabama Summer Camp program. The event aboard Carnival Fantasy, which is homeported year-round in Mobile, was highlighted by a Green Eggs and Ham brunch with The Cat in the Hat and Friends, a Seuss-a-Palooza Story Time and Parade and other Dr. Seuss–inspired activities that are featured on Carnival cruises. During the event, Carnival made a $20,000 donation to the YMCA of South Alabama, reinforcing the cruise...

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Carnival Cruise Line Unveils Newly Renovated Cruise Ship-Themed Exhibit at Miami Children’s Museum

Carnival Cruise Line and the Miami Children’s Museum yesterday unveiled a newly renovated Upper Deck that is part of the popular cruise ship-themed exhibit located within the museum’s expansive Watson Island location in downtown Miami. Tracy Mourning – founder of the Honey Shine mentoring program who also served as godmother to Carnival Breeze – along with Sarah Beth Reno, Carnival’s vice president of entertainment were on hand for the festivities, popping a ceremonial champagne bottle filled with confetti signifying the grand opening of the newly designed...

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Carnival Cruise Line Steakhouses Earn Top Honors from Wine Spectator Magazine

The wine lists from the Fahrenheit 555 steakhouses aboard Carnival Vista, Carnival Breeze and Carnival Sunshine have been recognized with the coveted Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine, bestowed upon approximately 2,400 restaurants each year. Wine Spectator‘s Restaurant Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. To qualify for the award, a wine list must present complete, accurate information, including vintages and appellations for all selections. Overall...

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