Baby Boomers and Gen Y Coexist- On Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line: Baby Boomers:  This line attracts a clientele who are spirited and spontaneous and as such offers an on-board experience that is fun with a wide range of choices. If you’re looking for a little pampering, this line can offer it; the cabins are comfortable and spacious. Suites have a sitting area and spacious balcony, and the Grand Suite also features a walk-in closet and whirlpool bath. There is 24-hour room service on the ships …

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Smoke Free At Last!

In most circumstances these days, smoking is not permitted in public areas.  Here in California, we’ve got some of the strictest anti-smoking legislation in the country.  (In fact, in the city of Calabasas (in southern California), they prohibit smoking anywhere a non-smoker could congregate, including public sidewalks!) This push toward a smoke free environment has been welcome social change for many of us; I, for one, have never enjoyed the smell of smoke (with the exception of …

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Applause for cruise lines’ new non-smoking policies

Beginning with cruises last weekend, there is no smoking in any of the piano bars on the ships of Carnival Cruise Lines. That’s great news for all the piano bar lovers who can’t stand the heavy haze of second-hand cigarette smoke. I thank you, Carnival, and so do most of the piano players. The new non-smoking rules announced this week by Carnival — and by  Princess and Holland America — go far beyond the piano bars. My …

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The new Carnival Magic: Firsts, thirsts and the RedFrog Pub

First of three reports on the new Carnival Magic As the new Carnival Magic cruises in the Mediterranean, you can be pretty sure that for the rest of the summer there will be plenty of Thirsty Frog Red. That’s the new draught beer with a Carnival Cruise Lines label, poured from a keg in Carnival’s first Caribbean pub. The 3,690-passenger Magic debuted earlier this month to heavy applause. The ship offers three flashy production shows; the cruise …

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KISS, Sixthman and Carnival team up for first-ever KISS Kruise

Rock legends KISS have partnered with Sixthman and Carnival Cruise Lines to create the ultimate fan experience – The KISS Kruise: Wet, Wild, & Rockin’. The KISS festival at sea will take place on Carnival Destiny from October 13-17, 2011. KISS and its fans will rock from Miami to the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay and Nassau, The Bahamas. Guests on The KISS Kruise will take a photo with the band and enjoy one big …

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Carnival Corp. sues BP for oil spill damages

From the Miami Herald news wire One major cruise line is seeking compensation for damages and losses it incurred as a result of last April’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.   Miami-based Carnival Corp. — operator of Carnival Cruise Lines — filed suit last week on the anniversary of the oil spill against BP PLC and several other companies related to the oil rig’s operations.   Carnival is …

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