Cruise-News

A collection of cruise news from various Cruise Lines

Carnival Cruise Line Teams With Amazon On Exclusive Black Friday-Cyber Monday Promotions To Offer Customers 24 Free Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line and Amazon are teaming up again, just in time to bring customers some massive holiday cheer. The eight “Save More, Cruise More” sweepstakes give lucky shoppers the chance to win one of 24, $1,500 Carnival Cruise Line gift cards from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, Nov. 24 – 27, 2017. These online promotions are exclusively offered to Amazon shoppers. Customers can learn more and enter for a chance to win at www.amazon.com/carnivalsweeps . “Amazon is where value-conscious shoppers spend Cyber Weekend, and as the cruise industry’s best value, Carnival...

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Carnival Cruise Line Transforming Onboard Shopping Experience With Renovated Spaces, Sought-After Items From Top Brands

As part of an ongoing effort to provide its guests with the widest variety of choices at sea, Carnival Cruise Line is totally transforming its shipboard shopping experience with renovated spaces and popular items from some of the world’s best-known retailers, including Victoria’s Secret, Swarovski, Pandora, TAG and others. According to Carnival’s Vice President of Retail William Butler, the upgraded retail venues and expanded offerings are the result of months of intensive research and data gathering to customize its onboard shopping options to match the preferences of...

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Carnival Cruise Line to Increase Capacity on Short Cruise Programs from Galveston and New Orleans In 2019

Building upon its position as the leader in Gulf Coast cruising, Carnival Cruise Line has announced it will expand capacity on its short cruise offerings from Galveston and New Orleans beginning in 2019. Carnival Dream will launch four- and five-day cruises to Mexico year-round from Galveston beginning in May 2019, becoming the newest and largest Carnival ship to operate a short cruise program from that port and providing Texans with an exciting and convenient new vacation option. In turn, Carnival Valor, currently based in Galveston, will shift to New Orleans to begin year-round four- and...

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Carnival Cruise Line Brings Agentpalooza Experience to Travel Weekly CruiseWorld

Carnival Cruise Line is bringing its festival-inspired Agentpalooza experience to Travel Weekly CruiseWorld from Nov. 15-17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Agents will enjoy signature features including a rock star photo booth, a temporary tattoo parlor and a cruise giveaway opportunity. The Agentpalooza tent is located near the convention registration area. Agentpalooza first debuted las spring as a bus tour visiting travel agents in six different U.S. cities. Hosted by Carnival’s Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing Adolfo Perez and the line’s sales leadership team, the tour...

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Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement with Shell to Fuel North America’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) and the world’s most popular cruise line, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shell NA LNG, LLC (Shell) to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power North America’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ships. Under this framework agreement, Shell will supply Carnival Cruise Line with fuel for its two new LNG-powered ships expected to launch in 2020 and 2022 and to be homeported in North America. As part of the agreement, the two ships, built with a next-generation...

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Carnival Horizon Successfully Completes Sea Trials in the Adriatic Sea

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, successfully completed its final sea trials in the Adriatic Sea earlier this week in anticipation of its inaugural cruise from Barcelona on April 2, 2018. Currently in the final stages of construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, the 3,974-passenger vessel had a full contingent of officers, technicians and engineers on board who thoroughly tested Carnival Horizon’s sophisticated technical, mechanical and navigation systems. As the newest ship in the fleet, Carnival Horizon will offer...

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