Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Carnival Pride to Return to Tampa To Operate Series of Voyages in January and February 2017

Carnival Cruise Line's 2,124-passenger Carnival Pride will return to the Port of Tampa to operate a series of five- to 14-day voyages in January and February 2017, providing consumers with an exciting variety of "Fun Ship" vacation choices from this popular Florida port.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Newest “Carnival Vista: Behind the Scenes” Video Showcases Line’s First-Ever Brewery at the RedFrog Pub


In the third installment of "Carnival Vista: Behind the Scenes" video series, host Peter Gonzalez and Carnival Vice President of Beverage Operations Eddie Allen highlight the line's first-ever brewery that will be featured in the ship's RedFrog Pub.  Carnival Vista is set to debut in Europe May 1, 2016.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Harmony Of The Seas To Debut New Aquatic Adventure Park For Kids

MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International will amp up the adventure when the cruise line debuts Harmony of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship and the first to feature Splashaway Bay an interactive aqua park for kids. The Ultimate Abyss, the tallest slide at sea touting a 100 foot dramatic plunge, The Perfect Storm trio of water slides and Splashaway Bay are the latest in a thrilling collection of activities that will make Harmony of the Seas the ultimate family vacation experience starting next summer.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Carnival’s Enhanced Internet Access, Including Social Media Packages, To Be Rolled Out Fleetwide by Early 2016

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Carnival Cruise Line's new social media Internet packages – which offer access to a variety of popular Web sites for just $5 a day – are now available on more than half of the line's ships with fleetwide implementation scheduled by the first quarter of 2016.

Additionally, the line's new mobile app – currently available on Carnival Breeze and offering an innovative "chat" feature – has been very well received with a third of the ship's guests actively using the app during their cruise. The app is expected to be available on five additional ships by the end of the year and be fleetwide by summer 2016.

"Fast, affordable and reliable social media channels and the Internet have become essential on today's cruise ships," said Gabriela Gonzalez, Carnival's vice president of guest technology. "We have thoughtfully approached this area to ensure we are providing options that guests sailing throughout our fleet find truly valuable and reliable," she added.

Currently available on 13 ships, Carnival's enhanced Internet access offers dramatically increased bandwidth and speed while the cruise industry's first social media package provides unlimited access to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other popular sites for just $5 per day with discounted plans available for the entire cruise.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Carnival Teams Up With Dr. Seuss Enterprises To Host Celebrity Book-Reading Events For New Dr. Seuss Book ‘What Pet Should I Get?’


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Carnival Cruise Line and its partner Dr. Seuss Enterprises teamed up to celebrate the release of the new Dr. Seuss book, "What Pet Should I Get?" with celebrity book readings by Tampa Bay Rays all-star Evan Longoria aboard Carnival Paradise in Tampa and local broadcasting legend Angela Hill aboard Carnival Dream in New Orleans.