Carnival Cruise Line to offer three exciting longer length Carnival Journeys sailings in 2019, including 24-day Trans-Pacific Crossing, 13-day Panama Canal transit and 14-day Hawaii Cruise

As Carnival Cruise Line continues to expand its itinerary offerings, the company today announced that it will offer three special longer length Carnival Journeys cruises in 2019. The voyages include a unique 24-day trans-Pacific crossing aboard Carnival Splendor from Long Beach to Singapore, as well as two voyages aboard Carnival Miracle – a 13-day Panama Canal transit from Tampa to Long Beach and a 14-day Hawaii cruise round-trip from Long Beach. The 24-day voyage is the longest …

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Carnival Cruise Line to expand its Cuba cruise offerings in 2019-20 including the first Cuba cruises from Charleston

Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its cruises to Cuba with the addition of 23 three- to five-day sailings to Havana in 2019-20 aboard five different ships departing from four convenient East Coast homeports – Carnival Sunshine from Charleston, Carnival Triumph from Fort Lauderdale, Carnival Paradise from Tampa and Carnival Victory and Carnival Sensation from Miami. The 3,002-passenger, 102,853-ton Carnival Sunshine  will be the largest cruise ship to ever call in Havana while offering the first-ever cruise to …

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Queen Latifah Named Godmother of Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Horizon

Queen Latifah – Grammy award-winning musical artist, acclaimed television and film actress, label president, author and entrepreneur – has been named the godmother to Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon. Latifah will participate in the ship’s official naming ceremony as well as a special “Lip Sync Battle: Horizon” showcase that is part of the line’s authentic shipboard reproduction of the hit Paramount Network series.  The event will be held during an invitation-only overnight gala onboard Carnival …

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Carnival Cruise Line to offer new cruises to Cuba from Miami in 2019

Carnival Cruise Line will offer 17 new sailings to Cuba aboard Carnival Sensation in 2019.  The five-day Cuba voyages will be the line’s first to operate round-trip from Miami and feature a day-long call in Havana as well as stops at popular Caribbean and Bahamian ports,  including Grand Turk, Grand Cayman, Nassau, and the private destinations of Half Moon Cay and Princess Cays. The voyages complement a series of voyages to Cuba departing from Tampa aboard Carnival …

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Thanksgiving Bahamian cruise aboard Carnival Fantasy from Charleston, SC

I am a planner. There is not a trip I have been on in my adult life, especially once I became a parent, that I have not planned far in advance with detailed lists of activities and hotels and restaurants-I love a good spreadsheet. So in October when I saw a fantastic deal on a Thanksgiving cruise leaving in about a month from a port that is an easy one day drive from my house, I had …

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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 …

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New craft beer debuts on Carnival Vista

ABOARD CARNIVAL VISTA IN MIAMI _ What better way to celebrate American Craft Beer Week than — what else? — brew a new craft beer. To mark the occasion, brewmaster Colin Presby, who oversees the RedFrog Pub and Brewery on Carnival Vista (the first brewery on a North American cruise ship) created  Miami Guava Wheat. Presby was inspired to create the tropically-flavored beer by Miami’s popular pink guava pastries. Media and invited guests got to sample Presby’s …

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Tour of the Carnival Vista

PORT OF MIAMI –Carnival Vista, the newest and biggest ship in Carnival’s fleet, is finally home. Launched May 1, she came across the Atlantic and cruised out of New York before arriving here, where she’ll journey to the Eastern and Western Caribbean. Before her initial departure on Nov. 27, media were invited aboard to take a tour. As Carnival PR Manager Vance Gulliksen explained, “We took everything we learned from our previous ships and incorporated it in …

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Bigger waterpark, more outside dining, craft beers on Carnival Vista cruise ship

When a major cruise line brings out its first new ship in four years, the design, style and atmosphere onboard speak to how the company currently sees itself: This is who we are, now. While some North American cruise companies are moving more upscale or appealing to a more global clientele, Carnival Cruise Line plows familiar North American waters. The company continues to dance with the kind of ships that have brought success and profits, tweaking new …

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Two new 180,000-ton ships for Carnival Cruise Line will be largest ever built for the company and first in North America to be powered by liquefied natural gas

As part of a new multi-ship order announced today by Carnival Corporation & plc, Carnival Cruise Line is scheduled to take delivery of two new 180,000 gross-registered-ton cruise ships in 2020 and 2022 which will be the largest in the fleet of the world’s most popular cruise line. Both ships will be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas under Carnival Corp.’s exclusive “green cruising” design and will mark the first time an LNG-powered cruise ship is based in …

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