Two Carnival Cruise Brands Announce Restart Dates in Europe


Carnival Corporation’s Italian cruise line, Costa Cruises, is getting ready to set sail again, with the departure of flagship Costa Smeralda scheduled for March 27. The vessel will sail three and four-night mini-cruises and a seven-night voyage calling at various destinations in Italy, including Savona, Naples, Cagliari, and Civitavecchia (Rome). From May 1 onward, Smeralda will […]

Carnival Exec Speaks on Alaska, Vaccines, and Longer Cruises

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In a wide-ranging Q&A session, Carnival Cruise Line’s Chief Communications Officer Chris Chiames offered updates on everything from how vaccines will impact the future of cruising to the canceled Alaska season and sailings lasting more than seven days. “They’re Absolutely Right to Be Frustrated” The updates came in response to questions put to Chiames by […]

Cruise Radio News Briefs — February 17, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Carnival Offering Options for Booked Guests Carnival Cruise Line has written a letter offering options for those booked on a cruise that sails between now and July 31, 2021. Guests can keep their reservation, and receive $100 onboard credit per cabin if the cruise does take place. If the cruise is canceled, they will receive […]

Virgin Voyages is Giving Away Free Cruises on Scarlet Lady

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As part of Virgin Voyages’ “Shipload of Love” initiative, the line has announced that it will be giving away 1,000 cruises on its ship Scarlet Lady. In a press release, Virgin said that the program is meant to pay tribute to “those who have impacted our lives in a meaningful way,” with nominations opening soon […]

You Can Now Play a Cruise-Themed Monopoly Game

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When the world went on lockdown last year, and even now as most things are opening back up, chances are we’ve spent a lot of time at home doing things with our families. One of those activities might be playing board games, especially if you have family members with particularly competitive spirits or who love […]