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Archive for 'Cruise Ship News'

Carnival Vista Arrives in U.S.

Also Included Ship’s Official Naming with Miss USA Deshauna Barber –- First Member of the U.S. Military to Hold the Title – Serving As Godmother November 4, 2016 – Carnival Cruise Line held an overnight gala event today in New York to celebrate the arrival of the Carnival Vista to the United States.The gala event […]

Carnival Garners Six Readers’ Choice Awards from Porthole Cruise Magazine

November 3, 2016 – Carnival Cruise Line has earned six Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards, including Best Value for the Money Line for the 18th consecutive year. Since the awards were established in 1999, Carnival Cruise Line has earned an unprecedented 146 individual honors – the most of any cruise operator. The annual awards […]

Carnival Fantasy Will Host Special Event to Celebrate Arrival at Mobile Alabama

November 3, 2016 – November 9th will be a great day for the Port Of Mobile as Carnival returns to the port after a five year hiatus. To celebrate the arrival of the newly refurbished Carnival Fantasy, a special event will be held aboard the ship, with a competition for charity featuring Carnival President Christine […]

Carnival Adding 2nd Ship to Tampa, Putting Larger Ship at Long Beach

Carnival Miracle to Operate Seven-Day Cruises from Tampa, Carnival Splendor to Sail Weekly from Long Beach Beginning in 2018 November 3, 2016 – Carnival Cruise Line will expand capacity in two key markets with Carnival Miracle operating seven-day Caribbean cruises from Tampa and Carnival Splendor offering week-long Mexican Riviera cruises from Long Beach beginning in […]

Holland America Line Makes $25,000 Donation to Seattle Children’s Hospital as Part of ‘K’s for Kids’ with the Seattle Mariners

October 27, 2016 — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the […]

Wyland’s Hull Artwork for Norwegian Bliss Revealed

“Cruising with the Whales” will grace the hull of Norwegian’s upcoming new build October 27, 2016 – Continuing its tradition of featuring original artwork on its ship’s hulls, Norwegian Cruise Line today revealed the signature art designed by one of the world’s premier marine life artists, Wyland, for its upcoming new ship Norwegian Bliss, which […]

Harmony Of The Seas Godmother Announced

Brittany Affolter from Teach For America Miami-Dade to be Honored during Official Naming Ceremony October 25, 2016 – The results are in; after a six-week search for an educator who is inspiring South Florida’s next generation to dream big, think differently and challenge the status quo, 23-year-old Brittany Affolter from the Miami-Dade region of Teach […]

Disney Cruise Line Introduces ‘Marvel Day at Sea’ on Select Disney Magic Sailings from New York in Fall 2017

October 21, 2016 – In 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests will unite and celebrate the epic adventures of the legendary Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe during a brand-new, day-long celebration: Marvel Day at Sea. The seven special voyages on the Disney Magic will depart from New York City in the fall […]

Holland America Line Receives Association for Rescue at Sea AMVER Award for 2015 Rescue of Airplane Pilot

October 21, 2016 – The captain and crew of Holland America Line’s ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was implemented […]

Carnival Cruise Line To Expand Terminal Operations at Port Of Long Beach

Deal enables full use of Geodesic Dome facility at Long Beach Cruise Terminal October 17, 2016 — Carnival Cruise Line has signed an agreement with landlord Urban Commons and the City of Long Beach to expand the Long Beach Cruise Terminal facility to accommodate larger ships in the future and enhance its terminal operations. The […]