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Meyer Werft Delivers Carnival Jubilee

Dec 04, 2023

Meyer Werft announced the delivery of Carnival Jubilee, the newest addition to Carnival Cruise Line's fleet. The Latest Excel-Class ship boasting a gross tonnage of 183,200 GT, spans an impressive 345.4 meters in length and 42 meters in width. Carnival Jubilee can accommodate 5,374 passengers in its 2,626 passenger cabins, along with a dedicated crew of 1,551 members.

Carnival Australia threatens to pull ships from Melbourne over tax hike

Nov 29, 2023

Carnival Australia has issued a warning to the Victorian government, announcing that Princess Cruises and Cunard, two of its major brands, will cease deployment in Melbourne starting in 2025. This decision was announced after a surge in port fees, set to redirect these cruise lines to other ports.

Carnival UK Rescinds Threat to Fire and Rehire 900 Officers After Union Talks

Nov 24, 2023

Carnival UK reversed its decision to fire and rehire more than 900 UK officers from P&O Cruises and Cunard, following negotiations with Nautilus, the union representing the affected maritime professionals. The announcement comes just days after The Guardian exposed the plans to make substantial changes to the terms and conditions of its officers across 10 UK-based ships.

Carnival Cruise Line's Biggest Thanksgiving by the Numbers

Nov 22, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, Carnival Cruise Line is gearing up for a Thanksgiving celebration of epic proportions. This year marks a historic milestone for the cruise line, with plans to create the largest Thanksgiving feast in its 51-year history. The culinary team aboard Carnival ships is preparing to serve an impressive variety of dishes, and the numbers are nothing short of astonishing.

Miss Universe Philippines Honored by Carnival Cruise Line with "Spirit of Carnival" Award

Nov 21, 2023

During the 72nd annual Miss Universe competition, Michelle Dee, representing the Philippines, received the prestigious "Spirit of Carnival" award. The accolade, presented by Carnival Cruise Line, signifies Dee's embodiment of the company's core values of fun, friendship, diversity, and inclusion. Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy made the announcement during the live finale held in El Salvador on Saturday, Nov. 18, which was broadcast internationally.

Crew Review: Carnival Cruise Line VS Margaritaville at Sea

Oct 27, 2023

Only when I started working at Margaritaville at Sea Paradise did I realize how much I would miss working for Carnival Cruise Line. Compared to CCL, Margaritaville at Sea is a one-ship company, which I thought would take extra care of its crew. Boy, was I wrong!

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Carnival Corporation Recognized As One Of The World's Best Employers by Forbes

Oct 25, 2023

Carnival Corporation announced it was named for the third consecutive year as one of the World's Best Employers for 2023 by Forbes. Carnival Corporation was recognized among the top 700 international employers from over 20 major industries for successfully cultivating a positive workplace environment across work-life balance, career advancement opportunities and employee diversity.

Search Underway for Missing Carnival Conquest Passenger

Sep 06, 2023

Authorities are searching for the missing person identified as 26-year-old Kevin McGrath, who was last seen on Monday morning after the cruise ship Carnival Conquest returned to the Port of Miami. Despite an extensive search on board, McGrath could not be located, prompting concerns for his safety.

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Name of New Private Destination in Grand Bahama

Aug 28, 2023

Carnival Cruise Line has undertaken an ambitious venture, spanning several years, to establish an innovative private destination on the scenic island of Grand Bahama. After meticulous planning and coordination, construction work for this groundbreaking cruise destination officially commenced in May 2022. The culmination of this effort was marked by the unveiling of the destination's name - Celebration Key.

Carnival Team Members to Enjoy Enhanced Internet Benefits, Including Complimentary Birthday Voucher

Aug 03, 2023

As a gesture of appreciation for the commitment and hard work of its team members, Carnival Cruise Line has announced a new perk. Starting August 1st, all team members will receive a complimentary 100-minute internet voucher during the month of their birthday. This initiative is aimed at acknowledging and celebrating the dedication of the Carnival family.

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