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 […]

Carnival Showcases Fun Ship 2.0 Offerings in Big Easy

Over the weekend journalists joined Carnival Cruise Lines as they showcased new concoctions and tasty treats offered on Fun Ship 2.0. Held aboard Carnival Elation at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal in New Orleans, popular Fun Ship 2.0 venues — The Alchemy Bar, RedFrog Pub, BlueIguana Tequila Bar and RedFrog Rum Bar – were created […]

Carnival Glory: Black Falcon Cruise Terminal + Embarkation

Today started out great. The Hyatt Regency Boston is a great pre-stay cruise hotel, located right next to the T and about a 20 minute walk from everything in either direction. The views aren’t too bad either. *Tip* Request a room on the 20th floor on check-in. The cab ride to the pier took six-minutes […]

Carnival Breeze: Fun Day at Sea + interviews galore

  One of the cool parts about doing Cruise Radio is being able to talk to a lot of different people and delve into their position on-board. Today we started out with John Heald’s assistant Calvin, we did a video interview with him in the night club inside one of the cages (yes, the night […]

Carnival raises steakhouse surcharge

Carnival Cruise Line is raising the price at their specialty steakhouses this summer, up from $30 per person to $35. The increase went into effect June 3, but for guests sailing in June and July, Carnival is honoring the $30 surcharge. In a statement from Carnival, “The increase was necessitated as a result of higher […]

Carnival Breeze Preview: Branded Features For All

Some of the features on new Carnival Breeze that debuts in a few days,  were first on Carnival Magic. On sister-ship Carnival Magic, those features proved so popular that they were included in Carnival’s FunShip 2.0 initiative, a $500 million upgrade to existing ships in the fleet.  That’s all part of a branding focus that […]

Carnival Liberty cruise ship earns perfect health inspection score

Carnival Cruise Line’s 2,974-passenger Carnival Liberty had reason to celebrate as it earned a perfect score on its most recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H) inspection.  This score marks the fifth time that a Carnival vessel has earned a perfect score this year. According to the company, “The unannounced inspections, which are conducted twice each […]

Calling All Bartenders!

For all your bartenders and want to be bartenders, Carnival Cruise Lines has something for you!  The ‘Carnival Liberty’ and ‘Carnival Freedom’ will now offer bar-tending competitions on the lido decks on all sailings.  The drinks will be judged by food and beverage mangers and winners  will have their drink featured for the rest of […]