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Carnival Corporation and Brands Donate $200,000 to Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal

May 6, 2015 — Carnival Corporation & plc teamed with several of its global cruise brands to pledge $200,000 to relief efforts in Nepal in the wake of April’s devastating earthquake. Carnival Corporation is working through Mercy Corps, the Disaster Emergency Committee and Save the Children to support on the ground teams distributing emergency supplies […]

Carnival Foundation Donates $5 Million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami to Create Carnival Center for Excellence

January 21, 2015 — Carnival Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Carnival Corporation & plc, is donating $5 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami to create the Carnival Center for Excellence. The donation — timed to celebrate National Mentoring Month — marks the largest gift ever received by the organization’s Miami chapter. The Carnival […]

Princess Cruises Launches 50th Anniversary “Inspiring Stories” Contest

October 6, 2014 — Have a story to tell about a memorable experience that happened to you on a Princess Cruise? Princess Cruises is inviting past guests to join in celebrating its 50th anniversary by participating in an “Inspiring Stories” essay contest and sharing a moving experience that occurred on a Princess cruise vacation. The […]

Royal Caribbean “GIVE Day” Volunteers Refresh Miami-Dade Park

March 18, 2013 – Standing under a canopy of trees, gazing out at the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay, it’s hard to believe that Oleta River State Park is set in the hustle and bustle of Miami-Dade County. As Florida’s largest urban park, Oleta receives more than 500,000 visitors each year, and, until now, has […]


June 26, 2013. Holland America Line has launched a new “Scenic South America” Pinterest sweepstakes that will award one randomly selected winner an American Express gift card valued at $500. Participants can visit the Scenic South America tab on Holland America Line’s Facebook page and choose their favorite South America highlight photo from a selection […]

Cunard Line and The Film Society of Lincoln Center Bring the Golden Age of Ocean Travel to Life

August 4, 2011. Paying homage to the heyday of ocean liner travel and the films that celebrated those voyages across the seas, and utilizing that setting for high drama, smart comedy and some of the most famous Fred Astaire dance numbers, The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) provides New York audiences with a summertime […]

The Falkland Islands – Special Guest Review

March 26, 2011. Fred A. Barger, from Chesapeake, VA, recently cruised to the Falkland Islands with his wife Jan. Fred authored the following guest review. The Falkland Islands are a hidden but beautiful treasure in the southern Atlantic Ocean – a bit difficult to reach but well worth the effort. Sitting east of Argentina, these […]

Cunard And P&O (UK) To Start Charging A Fuel Supplement

May 4, 2010. Here they come again – those fuel surcharges from the cruise lines.  First to reinstitute the charge is Cunard and P&O (UK).  Will the other cruise lines be far behind? The Cunard and P&O (UK) fuel supplement will be $3.85 per person per day. This will be assessed uniformly on the first […]

MSC Cruises Introduces One-Week Special With Shipboard Credit for Cruises to Europe

April 26, 2010. MSC Cruises is offering a one-week only special from today through May 3 for up to a $200 shipboard credit per stateroom for cruises to Europe onboard MSC Fantasia,  MSC Splendida, MSC Lirica, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, and MSC Orchestra with rates starting from $749 per person (government fees and taxes are […]

Royal Caribbean Announces 2011 Alaska Cruise And CruiseTour Schedule

April 14, 2010. For the 22nd year, Royal Caribbean International will be plying the waters and scenic lands of Alaska.   The cruise line today announced 34 voyages for Royal Caribbean’s 22nd consecutive season in the Great Land, comprising six unique itineraries aboard Radiance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas. Vacationers can choose a […]

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