Carnival Cruise Line Enhances Popular HUB App to Include Comprehensive Day-by-Day Schedule of Youth Activities

Continuing to help families make the most of their vacations, Carnival Cruise Line has updated its popular HUB App to include a comprehensive day-by-day schedule of onboard youth programming and activities with the ability to “like” favorites to receive reminders and updates.

The leader in family cruising carrying more than 900,000 children each year, Carnival has created seemingly endless opportunities for kid-friendly fun from its three age-specific programs to a wide range of onboard activities and attractions. Now, as part … Read the rest

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates ‘Decade of Fun’ Aboard Carnival Pride at Port of Baltimore

Carnival Cruise Line and the Port of Baltimore celebrated a historic milestone with a “Decade of Fun” celebration aboard Carnival Pride to mark the 10-year anniversary of Carnival’s year-round cruising from the port.

Carnival launched Baltimore’s first year-round cruise program in 2009 and over the past decade the line as carried more than 1 million guests.

The festivities were highlighted by a reciprocal exchange of maritime gifts with Carnival President Christine Duffy presenting the Cruise Maryland’s General Manager Cynthia Burman … Read the rest

Carnival Cruise Line’s New ‘WUATA’ Program Promotes the Value of Using a Travel Advisor

Carnival Cruise Line has long touted the value of using a travel advisor when booking a cruise vacation, and now that commitment is being intensified through a yearlong initiative called WUATA: Why Use A Travel Advisor. Aimed at helping travel professionals attract new clients and deepen the loyalty of existing clients, WUATA is a multifaceted program with special events that bring clients and industry experts together to promote the travel agent community.

Carnival’s Why Use A Travel Advisor program will … Read the rest

Bam! Emeril Lagasse Spices Up Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras with First-Ever Restaurant at Sea

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that it has partnered with world-renowned chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse on his first-ever seagoing restaurant aboard Carnival’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, setting sail in summer 2020.

Located in the heart of Mardi Gras’ French Quarter zone, Emeril’s Bistro 1396 will showcase the chef’s signature dishes that earned him the reputation as one of New Orleans’ most acclaimed and respected chefs.

Mardi Gras is designed as the ultimate vacation experience, … Read the rest

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 115th Birthday With Day Of Fun For Kids Aboard Carnival Splendor In Long Beach Featuring Celebrity Book Reading By Joey Fatone

To celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 115th birthday, Carnival Cruise Line hosted a fun family-friendly event onboard Carnival Splendor in Long Beach for 100 kids from the local Boys & Girls Clubs as part of the fleetwide festivities that commemorated the life of the world-renowned children’s book author. The event featured a special reading of “Horton Hears a Who!” by singer, dancer and television personality Joey Fatone.

Carnival Cruise Line and Dr. Seuss share an appreciation for fun and creativity, so … Read the rest

Travel Advisors Can Play to Win a Carnival Panorama Cruise and Prizes in New ‘Carnival Word Search Contest’

Tapping into the momentum of Wave Season, Carnival Cruise Line has launched an interactive “Carnival Word Search Contest” for travel advisors. The online game, designed to keep agents up to date on Carnival’s ships and itineraries, will run for 18 days, from Feb. 11 through Feb. 28, 2019.

Every day of the contest travel advisors who visit Facebook.com/carnivaltrade can play along and find three ship- or port-related terms in a word-search puzzle. Each time participants find a word, a fun … Read the rest

Love Is in the Air! Carnival’s #ChooseFun AirShip Hosts Wedding in Las Vegas

Love is in the air, indeed! Taking advantage of an “only in Vegas moment,” Carnival Cruise Line’s #ChooseFun AirShip hosted its first-ever wedding for Amanda Robertson, 32, and Jason Gerken, 37, from Las Vegas who tied the knot aside the colorful, 128-foot-long blimp.

With close family and friends in attendance, Las Vegas’ own Henry Sneed of Lucky Little Wedding Chapel officiated the memorable ceremony with an appearance by “Elvis Presley” who sang “Can’t Help Falling in Love” as Amanda, her … Read the rest

Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras to Offer Unique Array of Exciting Guest-Pleasing Experiences

Carnival Cruise Line today revealed the first look at design details for the highly anticipated Mardi Gras, the line’s most innovative ship set to debut in 2020 and the first cruise ship in North America powered by LNG.  Mardi Graswill offer an extensive array of popular Carnival guest favorites along with new exciting experiences highlighted by six themed zones. Throughout the ship’s 20 decks and in each of these distinctive areas, guests will find fun, memorable ways to … Read the rest

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates Travel Agent Heroes in New Trade Ads Featuring Advisors Creating Transformative Cruise Experiences for Clients

Carnival Cruise Line has launched a new print advertising campaign developed in collaboration with SapientRazorfish aimed at travel trade publications serving the travel agent community. The ads emphasize what makes travel advisors special — the transformative guest experiences at sea that can only be delivered by travel advisors who know both their client and the Carnival product.

The campaign blends the brand’s “Choose Fun” and “Travel Agents Rock” themes while highlighting Carnival’s latest product features.

“Carnival is both a … Read the rest

Back by Popular Demand, Carnival AirShip to Make West Coast Debut During Monthlong Tour of California

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Look up in the sky!  As part of the year-long celebration welcoming the new Carnival Panorama to the West Coast, Carnival Cruise Line today announced that its popular #ChooseFun AirShip will return with a month-long journey across California, launching on Dec. 31 in conjunction with the line’s first-ever Rose Parade float on New Year’s Day.

The 120-foot Carnival AirShip will journey throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside … Read the rest