Carnival Foundation Awards Four-Year College Scholarships to 16 South Florida High School Students

Carnival Foundation Awards Four-Year College Scholarships to 16 South Florida High School Students

MIAMI (March 18, 2014) — Carnival Foundation, in partnership with the Miami HEAT NBA basketball team and Florida Prepaid College Foundation, presented 16 South Florida students with four-year college scholarships Friday, March 14, during halftime at the HEAT basketball game against the Denver Nuggets.

The students currently participate in the “Carnival Scholarship and Mentoring Program,” an innovative workplace program sponsored by Carnival and the Miami HEAT, in … Read the rest

DWTS Mirror Ball Trophy

The famous “Dancing with the Stars” Mirror Ball trophy made its way to the NewmanPR offices courtesy of our client Holland America Line. The famous symbol of the hit ABC television show is en route to the home of the winner of “Dancing with the Stars: at Sea,” an entertainment program that mimics the television version of the show on the line’s 15 ships.

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Star Clippers’ Europe 2014 Brochure Highlights New Itineraries, Maiden Calls

MIAMI (Aug. 1, 2013) — Star Clippers just released its Europe 2014 brochure highlighting its summer season in the Mediterranean, Spain and North Africa, Greek Isles and Turkey and trans-Atlantic crossings. In addition to the itineraries for tall ships Royal Clipper, Star Clipper and Star Flyer, the 76-page brochure is filled with stunning photos, detailed itinerary maps, port descriptions and pre- and post-cruise land tour options. A digital brochure can be viewed here.

Each itinerary includes a summer trans-Atlantic … Read the rest

Carnival Breeze Twitter Party May 31

Tomorrow, Thursday, May 31, at 2 p.m. EDT, Carnival Cruise Lines’ PR department (@CarnivalPR) is hosting a Carnival Breeze Twitter Party to celebrate the ship’s official handover.

Expected to participate are popular bloggers Nancy Schretter (@KidTravel). Shannon Hurst Lane (@ CajunMomma & @TravelingMamas), Stephanie Fauquet (@MommyMusings), Doug Parker (@CruiseRadio), Anita Dunham Potter (@ExperCruiser) and Helena Stone (@Chip_Chick). In a couple of weeks they and other journalists will be experiencing the ship’s new dining and entertainment venues on a media-familiarization cruise … Read the rest

Star Clippers Opens Bookings Through Spring 2012

MIAMI (June 8, 2010) — Star Clippers has opened the books and is taking reservations on its summer 2011 through spring 2012 sailings aboard Royal Clipper, Star Clipper and Star Flyer.

The line recently unveiled the itineraries for its new Mediterranean sailings in summer 2011 that introduce 10 maiden ports and take the ships to Greece and Turkey as well as the western Med. Come fall, Royal Clipper and Star Clipper return to the Caribbean and Star Flyer heads back … Read the rest

Carnival Dream Sparkles

Carnival Dream Housekeeping staffer Maris Jakubovics cleaning all 299 stained glass sections of the atrium's vertical wall Wednesday, Jan.6, 2010. Photo by Andy Newman.
Carnival Dream Housekeeping staffer Maris Jakubovics cleaning all 299 stained glass sections of the atrium's vertical wall Wednesday, Jan.6, 2010. Photo by Andy Newman.
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STAR CLIPPERS LAUNCHES STARCLIPPERSBLOG.COM

MIAMI (July 7, 2009) — In an effort to expand its integrated social media program, Star Clippers is launching a weblog at www.starclippersblog.com. The site, dedicated to fans of Star Clippers and tall-ship sailing, will create an online community around the line’s fleet of the largest and tallest sailing ships in the world.

A highlight of the blog will be “Postcards from …” entries featuring Star Clippers vacation photos sent in by guests. “Meet the …” will introduce readers to … Read the rest

STAR CLIPPERS OFFERS FREE LAND TOUR WITH SEVEN-NIGHT FAR EAST CRUISES IN 2009/2010

MIAMI (June 30, 2009) — Guests flying to the Orient often look to enhance their cruise vacation with a pre- and post-cruise land excursion, and Star Clippers is offering a free package for the 2009/2010 sailing season to entice travels to come explore the region.

Guests booking a seven-night sailing round-trip Phuket, Thailand, or between Phuket and Singapore aboard Star Clipper get a free six-night land-tour package that combines the four-night Vibrant City tour with either the two-night Phuket Fantasea … Read the rest

RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL MARINE PROGRAM DEBUTS ABOARD ROYAL CLIPPER

MIAMI (June 9, 2009) — Guests on Royal Clipper, the flagship of the Star Clippers fleet, can now take part in marine research and learn about the marine biology and ecology of the area in which the ship is sailing.

Italian marine biologist Dr. Mariano Peruzzo has been appointed as the resident marine expert on Royal Clipper for its summer 2009 Mediterranean sailings.

“With my passion for the environment, this program seemed like a natural progression and a perfect fit … Read the rest