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Carnival Corporation Named World's Best Employers of 2021 by Forbes

Oct 14, 2021

A worldwide independent survey among more than 150, 000 employees in 58 countries working full-or part-time was conducted by Forbes, which they used to determine The World’s Best Employers list. The participants anonymously answered questions, evaluated their current employer, showed their free will to recommend their company to close friends and family and graded their satisfaction of the working atmosphere, salary, potential promotions and other factors.


Oct 13, 2021

March, 2020 was the last time a vessel on a regular cruise call visited the stunning beaches of St. Maarten. That means 12th of October, 2021, when Carnival Freedom docked the port with 1,700 passengers was a day of celebration, a day when officially Carnival Cruise Line returns to cruising to the island.

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Restart of 2 Ships in January and February 2022

Oct 07, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line announced plans for more ship restarts for January and February, as it works towards the return of its full fleet sailing from U.S. homeports in the spring of 2022. 17 ships is the total number by the end of the year with Carnival Sunshine restart from Charleston on 13th of January and Carnival Liberty from Port Canaveral on 11th of February. 

Carnival will allow all fully vaccinated crew independent shore leave in ports

Oct 01, 2021

Finally, the news we have all been waiting for since the resumption of cruising. It’s official, Carnival Cruise Line will allow all of its crew members who are fully vaccinated to go outside in any ports, at any time, for independent shore leave. This is such a great news for thousands of crew members currently onboard Carnival Cruise Line ships, who can finally step foot on land and enjoy the beautiful ports in the Caribbean, Mexico, and the Bahamas, as well as the US home ports.

Sture Myrmell Appointed To Carnival UK President ; Marguerite Fitzgerald To Lead Carnival Australia

Sep 28, 2021

Carnival Corporation & plc announced today appointments within its global leadership team, naming two important figures to take over leading positions for Carnival UK and Carnival Australia.

Carnival Cruise Line changes crew travel policies - Some airports will no longer be offered to and from the ship

Sep 24, 2021

Due to the ongoing impact caused by the Covid-19 pandemic as well as travel expenses, Carnival Cruise Line has made some changes to the crew travel policies. Crew members from several countries joining Carnival ships will now have fewer options to choose from the list of airports as a starting point to their journey back to the ship.

Carnival Team Member Dies Onboard Mardi Gras

Jul 30, 2021

Just days before the final preparations of Carnival’s newest cruise ship Mardi Gras to set sail on the very first cruise, a tragedy struck the vessel leaving the crew deeply shaken by the death of a colleague. We are sad to report that a team member died of apparent suicide on the Mardi Gras.

Costa Maya Welcomes Carnival Breeze

Jul 22, 2021

Yesterday the cruise ship Carnival Breeze arrived at Costa Maya, one of the most beautiful cruise stops in the Caribbean after 16 months standstill imposed by COVID-19

7 More Carnival Ships To Start Cruising By The End Of October 2021

Jul 19, 2021

Following the successful restart of operations with the Carnival Horizon, Carnival Vista and Carnival Breeze, Carnival Cruise Line announced today seven more ships will resume cruises by the end of October this year.

In September the cruise line plans to resume sailings on three ships including:

Carnival Returns to Cruising From PortMiami With Carnival Horizon

Jul 05, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line started its first cruise after almost 16 months from PortMiami, with the departure of Carnival Horizon on July 4. Carnival Horizon set sail at 4 p.m. from the cruise capital of the world for a six-day cruise with stops in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic and the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay.