Cruise Line Cancels Galveston Sailing

Cruise lines are shuffling their ships around due to the historic flooding conditions around Houston and Galveston. Royal Caribbean International confirmed via Twitter that the August 27 sailing on Liberty of the Seas is cancelled completely. Three of Carnival Cruise Line’s ships – Carnival Valor, Carnival Freedom, and Carnival Breeze – remain offshore in the […]

Five Ways to Score Last Minute Cruise Deals

It wasn’t that long ago when you could show up at the dock with your passport in hand and go on a sailing. These days, post- 9/11, and with increased homeland security, it’s nearly impossible. Even industry people who want to go on a ship for the day need to submit their paperwork at least […]

Carnival Scores Big Three at Cruise International Awards

Congratulations to Carnival Cruise Lines for taking home three Cruise International Awards this year at an annual award ceremony put on by Cruise International Magazine in the UK. Carnival brought home: Best Cruise Line, they recently hyped up their European sailings for 2013 Best Innovation for Thrill Theater, a multidimensional theater launched on Carnival Breeze […]

Video: Carnival’s ‘My Awesome Bar Program’

Carnival’s “My Awesome Bar Program” Script INTRO How many drinks did you have last time you cruised? Or better yet – how high was your bill? If all goes well, Carnival Cruise Lines could be joining the ranks of other cruise lines like Celebrity Cruises and MSC Cruises,  that offer all-you-can-drink alcohol packages, eliminating those […]

Video: Faster to the Fun, Carnival’s priority boarding program

Video Script. Faster to the Fun – that’s what Carnival Cruise Lines is calling their new embarkation program being piloted on two Fun Ships this month. Designed to streamline the embarkation process: Faster to the Fun is designed to allow passengers to start their vacation a couple hours earlier. For $49.95 per stateroom guests can […]

Video: Stamping Out Deck Chair Hogs on Cruise Ships

Video Script — Chair Hogs Stand up They come in all shapes, ages, and sizes – Most people can’t stand them, those dreaded deck chair hogs. On July 30 Carnival Cruise Lines implemented a system on the Carnival Breeze with an attempt to stamp them out. Under the new policy guests are allowed forty minutes […]

New Cruise Terminal Set to Service First Ship August 13

A year ago ground was broken on Port Canaveral’s $65 million then-upcoming cruise terminal, fast forward to current and that new terminal will soon be servicing her first cruise ship. The 2,056-guest Carnival Ecstasy is slated to use the brand new Terminal 6 on August 13, according to Seatrade Insider. The new cruise terminal will be […]

Carnival says NO to chair hogs

Carnival Cruise Lines is now implementing a new system aboard Carnival Breeze that will eliminate chair hogs –hopefully for good! According to Senior Cruise Director John Heald, a sticker will now be placed on the chairs showing the time folks get up to leave their chair (see photo). Guests are allowed forty-minutes to return, if […]

Miami Heat dignitaries visit Carnival Breeze

The 3,690-passenger Carnival Breeze welcomed special guests in the Mediterranean recently as Miami Heat President Pat Riley was aboard along with Carnival Corp. CEO and Miami Heat Managing Partner Micky Arison. Both guests and their wives enjoyed time aboard Carnival Breeze after Miami Heat’s 2012 NBA Championship run. Carnival Breeze will spend the summer sailing […]

Cruise line cellular company boasts successful service with Carnival Breeze

  MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world and Wireless Maritime Services (WMS), the world leader in cellular service to the cruise line and ferry industry,today announced unprecedented services to Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Breeze, during her first month in service. Carnival […]