11 Photos of Carnival Pride at Christmas

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It’s a bummer to all of us that we couldn’t cruise for most of the year, and it’s especially disappointing for those of us who like to sail around Christmastime. The public areas are usually decorated with lots of Christmas trees and garland, the bands include some Christmas tunes in their daily setlists, and sometimes […]

Carnival Cruise Ship Arrives Back at Home Port

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After months of being off the coast of Central America, Carnival Panorama has finally made its way back to North America. Last week the vessel turned north with a destination of Long Beach, California, where it finally arrived Tuesday morning. What’s Next For Carnival Panorama Like other ships in the Carnival fleet, Panorama will now […]

Brand New Carnival Cruise Ship Makes Inaugural Port Stop [VIDEO]

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Carnival Cruise Line’s brand new Mardi Gras made her inaugural visit to Rotterdam, the Netherlands on Tuesday. The ship was handed over to the cruise line from Meyer Turku at its shipyard in Finland last Friday, and is now making preparations for her inaugural voyage in April. Before the ship makes her way to her […]

Carnival Corporation Takes Delivery of Newest Cruise Ship

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Costa Cruises officially took delivery of its new ship, Costa Firenze, today from Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. The handover ceremony took place digitally via a YouTube live event. The 5,200-passenger Costa Firenze is part of a development plan for Costa that includes seven new ships to be delivered by 2023. Firenze is the fourth […]

Celebrity Cruises Offers Airfare Discounts for 2021 Sailings

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Celebrity Cruises has announced that from now through January 31, 2021, every guest can take advantage of special airfare pricing and savings. The offer applies to any major North American airport for all summer 2021 sailings in Alaska, the Caribbean, and Europe. Flights start at $99 per person on 2021 Alaska and Caribbean cruises, and […]

Royal Caribbean to Provide $40 Million in Loans to Travel Agents

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Royal Caribbean has announced plans to launch “Pay It Forward,” the second phase of its successful RCL CARES program. The new effort has been designed to support its travel agents as they look to rebuild their businesses after a detrimental year for the travel industry. The program makes a $40 million pool of funds available […]

Cruise News Briefs — Tuesday, December 22, 2020

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Cruise Radio News Briefs for Tuesday morning, December 22, 2020. Royal Caribbean Group Launches Program to Help Travel Agents Royal Caribbean Group will launch its new ‘Pay It Forward’ program for struggling travel agents. Through the program, the company’s travel agent partners will be able to apply for a three year, interest-free loan of up […]