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Carnival Gives Free Cruise Day To Thank Australian Passengers

Aug 16, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line guests sailing on the return voyage of Carnival Splendor in October 2022 get an extra day free. The cruise, originally scheduled to depart from Sydney, Australia on October 2nd, will now re-commence on October 1st.

Construction Starts on the 2nd Vista-Class Cruise Ship Built in China

Aug 11, 2022

Construction of the second Vista Class cruise ship exclusively adapted for the Chinese market started in Shanghai. The vessel is scheduled to enter service in 2024 for the Chinese Carnival joint venture CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping Ltd. 

The steel construction of the first new-build cruise ship has already been completed , and It is scheduled to enter service in 2023. 

Carnival Cruise Line Introduces New Lager Developed By Its Brew Team

Aug 09, 2022

To celebrate International Beer Day Carnival Cruise Line has announced a new brew to serve across the fleet: ParchedPig Beach Lager. The cruise line describes the new lager as a “refreshing, crisp and golden beer” that is available in cans at bars and restaurants, as well as on tap at select locations. Carnival recommends trying ParchedPig Beach Lager, developed by Carnival's brewing team, with Guy's Burger or BlueIguana Soft Tacos.

Carnival Corporation Announces Fuel and Energy-Saving Tech

Aug 06, 2022

Carnival Corporation announced the introduction of a comprehensive technology upgrade called Service Power Packages across its global fleet to further improve energy savings and reduce fuel consumption. The upgrades include ongoing installations until 2023 onboard nine brand-name cruise lines - Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, P&O Cruises (Australia), Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (P&O Cruises) and Cunard.

Carnival Cruise Line celebrates 3 million guests since the restart

Aug 03, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line has reached another major milestone, welcoming three million guests since the resumption of cruises in July 2021 amid a busy summer season across its 23-ship fleet.

Carnival celebrates keel-laying ceremony for Carnival Jubilee

Jul 22, 2022

With the traditional keel-laying, the construction of the Carnival Jubilee at MEYER WERFT in Papenburg has reached another milestone. For the first time, a ship for this brand and shipping company from Miami is being built in Papenburg.

Carnival Cruise Line Crew Shortages Coming To An End

Jul 14, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line's brand ambassador, John Heald, provided several updates on the various issues the cruise line has been dealing with in regard to staffing. He also provided an update on testing, Camp Ocean, and recent feuds between guests on Carnival cruises.

Lee Mason and Calvin Martens to Lead Carnival Celebration Entertainment Team

Jun 29, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line has announced the two professionals that will be lead the fun activities on its upcoming Carnival Celebration set to be launched this fall.

Lee Mason has been appointed Cruise Director, and Calvin Martens has been appointed Entertainment Director. 

Brawl Breaks Out on Carnival Magic Dance Floor Involving 60 Guests

Jun 29, 2022

The cruise ship Carnival Magic was escorted into port by the US Coast Guard after a brawl erupted in the ship’s night club which involved up to 60 people. On Tuesday morning New York Police boarded the ship to break up the nightclub brawl.

Carnival Cruise Line to Operate Two Costa Cruise Ships in North America

Jun 22, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line is teaming up with Costa Cruises to create a new concept for North American guests when n COSTA® by CARNIVAL® debuts in the spring of 2023 with Costa Venezia sailings from New York. The Costa Venice will be followed by the Costa Florence, which will arrive in the spring of 2024 to sail from Long Beach.