Cruise-News

A collection of cruise news from various Cruise Lines

Carnival Fascination To Undergo Multi-Million-Dollar Dry Dock Prior to Resuming Year-Round Service From San Juan In February 2018

Carnival Fascination will undergo an extensive multi-million-dollar dry dock that will add a variety of popular food and beverage innovations, including Guy’s Burger Joint developed by Food Network star Guy Fieri, the cocktail pharmacy-themed Alchemy Bar, BlueIguana Cantina Mexican eatery, Cherry on Top sweets shop, the poolside RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar, and a Bonsai Sushi Express venue. The spaces will be added during a two-week dry dock taking place Feb. 4-17, 2018, in Freeport, The Bahamas, prior to the ship resuming its year-round schedule of seven-day southern...

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Carnival Cruise Line Pops #OpenFun, Bringing Island Warmth to Chilly New York City in a ‘Scent-Sational’ Way

With winter approaching, now is the time for consumers to start thinking about an escape from the cold and begin planning their next Caribbean vacation. To celebrate the Caribbean’s stunning island destinations and promote the launch of its newest ship, Carnival Horizon, Carnival Cruise Line captured and canned real island air from tropical ports of call and invited New Yorkers to stop and smell the tropics with a truly unique and “scent-sational” experience that took place in Manhattan’s Greeley Square Park. Carnival brought the magic of a Caribbean cruise to the...

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Carnival Cruise Line Earns “Best Value for the Money,” “Best Service” Honors in Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards

Carnival Cruise Line received “Best Value for the Money” and “Best Service” honors in Cruise Critic’s annual Editors’ Picks Awards which are selected by a panel of editors at the popular cruise-oriented web community. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Carnival has been recognized as “Best Value for the Money.” Carnival has consistently won top honors in the Best Value category for providing a vacation experience that exceeds guests’ expectations while providing superior affordability. Many of the line’s offerings – from Guy’s Burger...

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Carnival Cruise Line To Bring Newer, Larger Ship to Charleston When Carnival Sunshine Launches Year-Round Service in May 2019

Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine kicks off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises in May 2019. Carnival Sunshine provides an exciting new vacation choice from Charleston and features one of the widest arrays of food, beverage and entertainment options within the Carnival fleet, including spectacular open-air attractions like the WaterWorks aqua park and SportSquare recreation area, a stunning three-deck-high adults-only retreat featuring a waterfall and adjoining pool, several specialty restaurants...

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Carnival Cruise Line Named ‘2017’s Best Mainstream Cruise Line’ Cruise Fever Fan Awards for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, Carnival Cruise Line earned ‘2017 Best Mainstream Cruise Line’ honors in the annual Cruise Fever Fan Awards, in which readers of the site are asked to rate cruise lines in a number of categories. After the votes were tallied, Carnival Cruise Line received more votes than any other cruise operator in the Best Mainstream Cruise Line category. Carnival Cruise Line enjoyed a successful and memorable 2017 highlighted by the line’s first-ever voyages to Cuba aboard Carnival Paradise as well as the continued rollout of new culinary offerings such as the...

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Online Reservations Now Open for Carnival Horizon Specialty Dining Venues; Ship Set to Debut in Spring 2018

Online reservations for specialty dining options on the Carnival Horizon – including the line’s first teppanyaki venue, Fahrenheit 555 steakhouse, Ji Ji Asian Kitchen, Cucina del Capitano Italian-style family restaurant, and The Chef’s Table – are now open via the “Manage my Cruise” tab on carnival.com. The new 133,500-ton ship is set to debut in Europe April 2, 2018. In addition to a variety of tantalizing dining venues, Carnival Horizon will feature popular innovations introduced on its sister ship, Carnival Vista, including the bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called...

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