Carnival Corporation’s Cruise Line Brands Resume Regular Sailings to The Bahamas

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  MIAMI (Sept. 13, 2019) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced the company’s cruise brands are returning to The Bahamas and resuming regular guest sailings for the first time since Hurricane Dorian arrived earlier this month. Three Carnival Corporation brands – Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line – are expected to make over 250 sailings to The Bahamas through the end of 2019, helping to support …

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Princess Cruises Offers Ultimate Family Vacations with Summer 2021 Caribbean Cruises

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  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 22, 2019) – Families seeking top-rated beaches, colorful cultures and ancient ruins can count on Princess Cruises to offer them the ultimate sun-kissed vacation with its summer 2021 season to the Eastern and Western Caribbean.   The family-friendly Caribbean Princess will sail all itineraries, providing 16 departures on three itineraries sailing roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale, departing May through July 2021. Cruises go on sale September 18, 2019. Caribbean Princess also offers guests …

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Photo courtesy of Gerry Barker

  There was much anticipation as invited media, guests and Princess personnel stood in front of the big blue whale on Deck 17 of Caribbean Princess, docked at Port Everglades. We were all there for the debut of The Reef Family Splash Zone, a major new feature added after the ship completed a recent drydock. Of course, we couldn’t attend without bringing along an expert in the field to offer her own assessment, and no one is …

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Regal Princess – This ship has a name befitting her elegant beauty

ABOARD THE REGAL PRINCESS – A Christmas tree adorned with gold and silver ornaments glows with twinkling lights. Sparkling wreaths decorate doors and entryways. Garlands are draped on banisters and columns. Battery-powered candles cast a soft light on tabletops. And I didn’t have to do any of it. One of the pleasures of holiday cruising is seeing the cruise ship all decked out in lovely Christmas finery. Elves must work through the night while we sleep to …

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Regal Princess – My stateroom has all that is needed for a comfy cruise

ABOARD THE REGAL PRINCESS – Opening the door to my Regal Princess cabin, I knew this was the perfect place for me. A balcony will be a great spot to watch the ocean roll. It has two chairs and a small table, plus privacy screens on both sides. The lower half of the balcony is Plexiglas so the ocean view is not obstructed. Large sliding glass doors lead outside to my balcony so I can see the …

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Regal Princess – Technology helps boarding process

Seeing the long line waiting to board the Regal Princess, I thought I would be standing there for quite a while. I was wrong. Boarding the big cruise ship was a breeze. What made embarking so efficient and quick? The well-organized Princess staff kept the line moving quickly and most passengers had prepared their pre-boarding forms via computer at home. That meant passengers arrived with boarding passes in their hands. Ah, the joys of technology!   In …

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