Olivia wows them in Carnival Concert

ABOARD CARNIVAL ECSTASY — It’s Saturday and we are docked in Nassau, Bahamas. After a day of fun, food and shopping, it’s getting closer to the event many passengers on this cruise have waited for: Olivia Newton-John in concert. Prior to that evening’s show, the group that opted for “VIP” tickets waited for Ms. Newton-John to arrive, sipping champagne in the Stripes disco. Besides admittance to a private reception, VIP ticket holders had the chance to have …

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Cruise review: Carnival Ecstasy

ABOARD CARNIVAL ECSTASY — The dictionary defines “ecstasy” as “an overwhelming feeling of great happiness or joyous excitement.” That’s a perfect description for the many fans of Olivia Newton-John, who have been eagerly anticipating this 3-day voyage to the Bahamas that departed June 27 from Miami. The highlight of this cruise is an in-person appearance by Ms. Newton-John as part of the “Live Concert” series Carnival is hosting throughout the year. It’s our first time aboard Ecstasy, one …

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In concert with Carnival

Carnival has combined two of our very favorite things — cruising and music — into one when they created their Live Concert series. Later this week, we’ll have the opportunity to experience it first hand when we embark on the Carnival Ecstasy out of Miami bound for the Bahamas. Performing on that cruise will be famed songstress and “Grease” star, Olivia Newton-John. This Live Concert will have a special meaning for me. In another lifetime, as the …

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