The cruise ship Carnival Pride was forced to change its itinerary due to the deadly Hurricane Matthew. Instead of its original 7-nights Eastern Caribbean voyage to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos, the ship set sail to Manhattan, New York on Tuesday.
Job well done by several hundreds of Carnival crew members and shore side employees who participated in the International Coastal Cleanup Day. On September 19, they did their part to help environment by cleaning the coast and beaches in different seaside locations from Europe, Florida and the Caribbean to Central America. Carnival Cruise line employees give a great example of the line’s ongoing commitment for environmental protection and preservation.
There are number of things you need to know before you start your first adventure as a crew member. This guide will help you during your first couple of months on board. It is better to know this important pointers then to learn it the hard way.
After covering more than 2,800 square miles over 43 hours span, the US Coast Guard suspended the search for Rina Patel. The 32-year-old woman sailing with her family aboard Carnival Ecstasy was last seen jumping from deck 11 aft on Wednesday. This tragic event occurred at around 2:30 a.m. while the ship was sailing 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas.
Just two days after brutal brawl erupted between passengers on Carnival Glory, another video surfaced with a catfight on the same cruise ship. Women were filmed brawling in ships casino while their friends tried to break up the fight. You can hear some female passengers screaming security while the woman were pulling hair, scratching and slapping.
The hugely popular show 'Lip Sync Battle' presented by Spike TV is coming to Carnival Cruise Lines, allowing passengers to unleash their inner star talent on board. The special edition 'Lip Sync Battle Carnival' will be hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen, aboard the Carnival Vista in December and continuing fleet-wide in 2017. Competitors will be chosen at the beginning of the voyage and will face each other in elimination rounds on the Lido Deck before the final two passengers go head-to-head in the grand finale.
Back in 1991 Carnival Cruise Line introduced its latest cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy. With the new ship came the new uniforms for the dining room waiters and assistant waiters. The dining room concept was each night with different dining theme and overall waiters had seven uniforms.Here are Carnival Ecstasy retro uniforms from the early 90s:
International night head waiter and waiter uniform
The cruise ship Carnival Vista made a wrong maneuver destroying small tourist pier of Marina del Nettuno, in Messina, Italy. The 130 thousand tons giant of the seas, was performing maneuver to exit the port when it generated violent wave destroying two piers of reinforced concrete. The owner of the pier claims that the damages to the port are estimated at $280 000.
Carnival Cruise Line has once again shown its charitable side by donating $250,000 to aid organizations in support of their efforts on behalf of victims of the recent floods in Louisiana. Carnival Cruise Line will donate $125,000 and its parent company Carnival Corporation is matching that amount through its Carnival Foundation charitable arm. Recipients include the Save the Children, American Red Cross, and Louisiana Association of United Ways.
A unique and creative work by the Carnival Magic crew members from the housekeeping department has created one of a kind people constructed from beach towels. The first ever “towel people” at sea are presented on the cruise ship Lido Deck relaxing on the sun.