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Carnival Dream Receives New Dining & Bar Venues

February 13, 2016 – The New Orleans-based Carnival Dream has completed an extensive makeover that added popular food and beverage concepts to the ship. Following the renovation, which took place in Freeport, The Bahamas, the 130,000-ton ship yesterday resumed its year-round schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises from the Big Easy. The new spaces include: ·Guy’s […]

Micky And Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Gives $250,000 To Louisiana Flood Relief

Total Gift From Carnival Related Organizations Reaches $500,000 August 25, 2016 — Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine have matched the $250,000 donation made recently by Carnival Cruise Line and parent company Carnival Corporation to aid organizations assisting victims of the Louisiana floods. The additional $250,000 donation was made through the Micky […]

Carnival Gives $250,000 to Aid Organizations for Louisiana Flood Relief

Gift to be supplemented by opportunities for employees and guests to donate August 23, 2016 — Carnival Cruise Line and its parent company, Carnival Corporation, are giving a total of $250,000 to charitable organizations to support their efforts on behalf of victims of the Louisiana floods. The cruise line is donating $125,000 and its parent […]

Carnival Triumph Arrives in New Homeport of New Orleans

ARRIVAL CELEBRATED WITH CHARITY EVENT ON BOARD BENEFITING FOUR LOCAL MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS April 4, 2016 – Carnival Triumph is now sailing from New Orleans and the cruise line and the Port of New Orleans today hosted an entertaining charity event with representatives from four local music organizations competing for $35,000 in donations to music charities. […]

Carnival Cruise Line and New Orlean Saints Announce Multi-Year Partnership

October 2, 2015 – Carnival Cruise Line has signed a multi-year agreement with the New Orleans Saints that includes in-stadium promotions, community partnerships, onboard game-day festivities, social media activities and advertising opportunities. Carnival is the largest cruise operator at the port of New Orleans. As the Official Cruise Line of the New Orleans Saints, Carnival […]

Carnival Dream Begins Cruising From New Home Port Of New Orleans

April 14, 2014 – New Orleans’ largest year-round cruise ship, the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, will depart on its inaugural six-day cruise from New Orleans this afternoon, further solidifying Carnival’s distinction of the port’s largest cruise operator with two ships carrying more than 400,000 passengers annually – the most of any cruise line. The special six-day […]

The “New” Carnival Sunshine Begins Cruises From New Orleans

November 18, 2013. The totally transformed 3,006-passenger Carnival Sunshine – the largest Carnival Cruise Lines ship ever to be homeported in New Orleans — will sail this afternoon on its inaugural voyage from the Big Easy, embarking on a six-day cruise to Cozumel and Grand Cayman. Earlier this year, Carnival Sunshine underwent a $155 million, […]

Carnival Announces “Vacation Anticipation” Photo Contest For U.S. Debut Of Carnival Sunshine

October 22, 2013. There’s nothing like the fun and excitement of getting ready to head off on vacation. For those awaiting the U.S. arrival of the recently transformed Carnival Sunshine or anyone who enjoys the feeling of anticipation leading up to a fabulous vacation, Carnival Cruise Lines has launched a fun new photo contest. The […]


November 11, 2011. Royal Caribbean International is heating things up down south this winter with three of the cruise line’s most innovative ships sailing to the Caribbean from convenient Gulf Coast ports. Today, Galveston, Texas welcomes Mariner of the Seas, and on Nov. 12, 2011, Voyager of the Seas arrives into New Orleans, La. and […]

Carnival To Offer 4 and 5 day cruises from Port Canaveral; Dropping Mobile As A Homeport

March 10, 2011. Carnival Cruise Lines today announced a new “Fun Ship” cruise program from Port Canaveral.  They also will move the Elation to New Orleans and dump Mobile as a homeport.  Not good news for many in the southeast. The Carnival Ecstasy will operate four- and five-day Bahamas cruises from the Space Coast beginning […]