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Drink packages on cruise ship; is it worth it?

May 22, 2023

While working on a cruise ship as a bartender, I often asked myself, "Is there a real value in buying the drink package for the ship passengers? 

CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Reveals Name and Features for First Chinese-Built Cruise Ship

May 22, 2023

Carnival Corporation's Chinese joint venture, CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping, has revealed the name of its highly anticipated Chinese-built cruise ship: "Adora Magic City." This announcement marks an exciting milestone in the cruise industry, as the vessel will be the world's first to incorporate advanced wireless communication technology, offering passengers a network experience comparable to being on land. 

Carnival Dream Crew Assists in Rescue of 17 People on Capsized Boat

May 19, 2023

The crew of Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Dream came to the rescue of 17 individuals who found themselves stranded in the Belize Channel after their boat capsized. The incident occurred while the Carnival Dream was en route to the island of Cozumel, when the ship's vigilant officers spotted the distressed group and the capsized boat.

Coast Guard Medevacs Guest Who Ingested Battery On Carnival Dream

May 09, 2023

An unusual medical emergency occurred on the cruise ship Carnival Dream on May 6, 2023, which resulted in a recommended medical evacuation by the US Coast Guard. The incident involved an 86-year-old male guest who ingested a battery, causing gastrointestinal issues and other side effects.

Coast Guard Helicopter Narrowly Avoids Crash During Cruise Ship Medical Rescue

May 03, 2023

A Shocking video recently shared on Twitter by Stacey Brawley shows a US Coast Guard HH-60 T Jahhawk helicopter narrowly avoiding a crash into the sea in an attempt to evacuate a passenger from the cruise ship Carnival Dream. The incident occurred in adverse weather conditions on April 29, approximately 300 miles offshore of Fort Morgan, Alabama, USCG said.

Carnival Jubilee will feature immersive ocean-themed experiences in two new zones

Apr 25, 2023

Carnival Jubilee, the next ship in the Excel class, will offer unique and immersive ocean-themed experiences in two new zones called Currents and The Shores. The Currents zone, located on Decks 6 and 7, will transport guests below the waves with innovative technology, new bar and dining venues, live music, and massive LED windows and ceiling that create immersive environments for guests to enjoy.

DJ CUE represents Carnival Cruise Line and Saint Lucia at NAMM 2023

Apr 21, 2023

During the National Association of Music Merchants 2023 event, also known as NAMM Show, Kirby Mathurin, popularly known as DJ CUE, represented both Carnival Cruise Line and his home country Saint Lucia as the very first Pro DJ to open up the Pioneer Booth.

Carnival Cruise Line Donates a Fire Truck to Grand Turk Fire Services

Apr 21, 2023

A ceremony was held at the Grand Turk Cruise Center, with the Mardi Gras ship in the background, to celebrate the arrival of a fire truck donated by Carnival Cruise Line and the City of Miami Fire-Rescue Department to the Grand Turk Fire Services in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Carnival Crew Member Dies in a Hospital in Mexico

Mar 29, 2023

A Carnival Cruise Line crew member has died in Mexico following a short illness in hospital, CTI Group Bali, his recruiting agency, announced the sad news.

Carnival Venezia Joins Carnival Cruise Line Fleet

Mar 23, 2023

Carnival Cruise Line has officially welcomed its latest addition to the fleet, formerly known as Costa Venezia, now named Carnival Venezia. The ship is currently in dry dock in Cadiz, Spain for renovation, including a new paint job and upgrades to many areas around the vessel. The ship was handed over to Carnival Captain Claudio Cupisti by Costa Cruises Captain Tihomir Muzic, with members from both companies in attendance.