Photos: Carnival Dream Dry Dock

Carnival Dream is slowly starting to take shape in a Bahamas shipyard as she gets fitted for her Fun Ship 2.0 enhancements. As you can see from the photos below, most of the enhancements are happening on the Lido deck where the RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar are being installed, making way for […]

Carnival adds over 180 shore excursions for Breeze European season

With the launch of Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest ship, Carnival Breeze, comes over a 180 new shore excursions and once-in-a-lifetime experiences to choose from. Carnival Breeze, which embarked on its inaugural sailing June 2, will be sailing the Mediterranean until October 25, offering guests lots of options. What are some of the new shore excursions […]

Carnival reveals even more dining options on upcoming Carnival Breeze

When Carnival Breeze sets sail on her inaugural cruise in June, she’ll have a slew of new venues. The line announced today the addition of Bonsai Sushi, a full service sushi restaurant and an open-air BBQ Joint called Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ. Here’s an in-depth look at what each venue will offer: Bonsai Sushi – […]

Carnival announces return to Boston in 2013 with a cruise ship makeover

Carnival Cruise Lines and Cruiseport Boston announced today that the 2,974-passenger Carnival Glory will be returning to Boston in 2013, offering four to seven-night Atlantic Canadian Cruises. Carnival Glory’s 2013 schedule from Boston will encompass four-day cruises to Saint John, New Brunswick, departing Sundays and five-day voyages to Saint John and Halifax, Nova Scotia, departing […]

Carnival cruise ship bartender named ‘Bartender of the Year’ by Bacardi

A bartender aboard Carnival Liberty’s  Alchemy Bar was recently named “Bartender of the Year” at the 7th annual Bacardi Cruise Competition. Adri Ford, from South Africa, was recognized for her drink “Pink Victoria,” made with Grey Goose L’Orange Vodka and took home the first place prize of $5,000. Ford, is one of the several mixologists in Carnival’s newly added Alchemy Bar, a […]

Episode: New additions to Carnival’s Fun Ship 2.0 2012

[smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Carnival’s Fun Ship 2.0″ artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week Director of Product Development for Carnival Cruise Line, Greg Poplewko joins us to talk about the new features that just rolled out on Carnival Miracle  in New York City – Hear about The Taste Bar, Punchliner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez, and Punchliner Comedy […]

Menu: Punchliner Comedy Brunch

George Lopez and Guy Fieri in NYC. (photo: CCL) Here’s the menu that will be offered in the Punchliner Comedy Brunch aboard Carnival’s fleet. The Punchliner Comedy Brunch is part of Carnival’s Fun Ship 2.0 program. Learn more about the Punchliner Comedy Club. The menu items are inspired and some created by George Lopez himself. […]

Menu: The Taste Bar – Carnival’s new complimentary appetizer program

Carnival’s newest casual dining option, The Taste Bar, is being introduced on Carnival Miracle with fleetwide implementation expected to be completed by summer 2013.  The Taste Bar features complimentary bite-size offerings inspired by the newest and most popular “Fun Ship 2.0” dining venues, along with a signature cocktail tied to that eatery’s particular theme available […]

Carnival Cruise ship rolls into NYC with added ‘Fun Ship 2.0’ enhancements

Carnival Miracle sailed into New York harbor today with some first-time ‘Fun Ship 2.0′ enhancements: The Taste Bar, Punchliner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez, and Punchliner Comedy Brunch. Details on enhancements: The Taste Bar is Carnival’s newest casual dining option and is expected to be rolled out fleetwide by summer 2013. Guests can enjoy […]