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 […]

Guests aboard Star Princess Receive Special Presentation

Guests aboard Princess Cruises’ Star Princess were treated to a special presentation from the soldier who sent the telegraph announcing the end of World War II in Europe. In 1945, then 20 year-old Gregory Melikian was assigned the task from General Dwight Eisenhower declaring the end of the war in Europe. The message was sent […]

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 […]

Carnival Breeze: Venice, Italy + Red Frog Pub

Last year I was in Venice but my day was a blur because my cruise originated there and I was up for 36 hours by the time we got there. So this year, I was bound to make it happen. We arrived in Venice and the ride in was so picturesque. There was a little […]

10 Questions with a Cruise Director

            Drew Devine Royal Caribbean Monarch of the Seas   Tell us a little background on yourself: Long Story really…I have a Jazz performance Degree playing drums and percussion. I toured around for 6 years after college, playing in different bands and productions all across Canada and the US. I […]