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 […]

Burgers To Die For On Carnival Breeze

Food Network star Guy Fieri’s new shipboard dining venue, Guy’s Burger Joint, will no doubt be a popular dining venue on Carnival Breeze that debuted this week.  Featuring handcrafted burgers, fresh-cut fries and special recipes created exclusively for Carnival, service is quick.  Located within steps of whirly twirly bubbly tubs and full service bars, I […]

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 Magic celebrates first birthday

Happy belated birthday to Carnival Magic! Earlier this month Carnival Magic celebrated its one-year anniversary since entering service on May 1, 2011. Since entering service the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic has given over 170,000 guests “Fun Ship” vacations. To celebrate, nearly 5,400 guest and crew had a deck party with all kinds of festivities (photo right). […]

Carnival Cruise Lines Returns to Europe Summer 2011

MIAMI– Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, the 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic, will debut with a schedule of seven-, nine- and 12-day Mediterranean cruises operating round-trip from Barcelona from May to October 2011. This marks Carnival’s first full season of Mediterranean cruises in three years, as well as the first time the line has home-ported a ship […]