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Carnival Cruise Line reaches major milestone as first cruise company to welcome 100 million guests

Mar 20, 2023

Carnival Cruise Line made history by becoming the first company in the industry to welcome 100 million passengers since its establishment in 1972. Debbie and David Clifford from Ohio were the 100 millionth guests and boarded Carnival Sunrise with their family on Friday. Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy personally greeted passengers boarding at PortMiami, where the cruise line was founded and thanked them for choosing Carnival as the world's most popular cruise line.

AIDAstella receives Starlink on the recent dry dock

Mar 20, 2023

The cruise ship AIDAstella has completed its scheduled dry dock maintenance at the Chantiers Naval de Marseille shipyard in southern France. The maintenance work carried out on AIDAstella included routine maintenance and exterior renovation, such as removing marine growth from the hull of the ten-year-old ship. The shipyard also installed new antennas for Starlink Internet conection.

Carnival Cruise Line Recognized as One of the Best Companies to Work For Latinos

Mar 14, 2023

Latino Leaders Magazine has named Carnival Cruise Line as one of the top 25 "Best Companies for Latinos to Work in 2023." The list was compiled based on various criteria centered around inclusivity, such as external outreach and recruitment efforts, career opportunities, support programs for Latino employees, leadership development initiatives, diversity representation in the boardroom and C-Suite, percentage of Hispanic employees, and community service.

Guinness World Records teams up with MSC Cruises

Mar 13, 2023

Guinness World Records has partnered with MSC Cruises to offer guests an exciting and record-breaking adventure at sea.

Cunard celebrates 100 years of history and memories with Sea Views Exhibition

Mar 03, 2023

Cunard has launched Sea Views Exhibition to commemorate its century-long history and proud British maritime heritage.

Carnival Raises Record $3.5 Million for St. Jude Hospital

Feb 01, 2023

With the strength of its business and the generosity of its guests, Carnival Cruise Line broke the annual fundraising record for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Carnival raised more than $3.5 million for the organization last year, surpassing the annual high of $2.8 million in 2018 and bringing the total since the partnership began in 2010 to $26.2 million.

Gary Barlow Announces Two Charity Concerts Aboard P&O Cruises' Iona

Jan 25, 2023

The singer and songwriter Gary Barlow, will raise funds for two charities by performing on two P&O Cruises voyages, departing Southampton with Iona later this year. He will perform in the Headliner's Theater on a Spain and Portugal cruise leaving October 29 and, on a Spain, Portugal and Canary Islands cruise leaving November 12. 

Marine Hotel Association Announces Scholarships for Talented Cruise Ship Chefs

Jan 24, 2023

The Marine Hotel Association’s new Culinary Advisory Council will be awarding scholarships to talented culinary professionals working aboard cruise ships in a first-of-its kind initiative. The not-for-profit MHA will host its annual Conference & Trade Show, taking place at Naples Grand Resort in Naples, Florida, April 2-4. 

AIDA Cruise & Help Collects 171,000 Euros In Donations For School Projects

Jan 24, 2023

On board the AIDA fleet, a traditional raffle is held every year for a good cause on Christmas and New Year cruises. 

At the end of 2022, donations were collected in various campaigns, which will enable many children around the world to access education in the new year with AIDA Cruise & Help: 

Christine Duffy Presents "Spirit of Carnival" Award To Miss Universe Ukraine

Jan 17, 2023

As part of the 71st annual Miss Universe Pageant, Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy awarded Miss Ukraine Victoria Apanasenko the "Spirit of Carnival" for embodying the company's values of fun, friendship, diversity, and inclusion. The Spirit of Carnival award was presented during the Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans.