Carnival Adds 4-Day Bermuda Itineraries To Carnival Horizon Inaugural Season

Carnival Cruise Line’s new Carnival Horizon is to offer a series of 4-day Bermuda cruises from New York as part of her inaugural season in spring/summer 2018.   Dubbed “long weekend” cruises, the sailings will depart on Thursdays once a month from May through September 2018 and feature a full-day in Bermuda. Guests can relax … Continue reading

Carnival Destiny Prepares To Return As Carnival Sunshine

Carnival Cruise Lines is preparing to welcome the popular Carnival Destiny back to service as the Carnival Sunshine following an extensive USD155 million rebuild. Announced early last year, the 1996-built vessel has been in drydock at Trieste receiving Carnival’s “Fun Ship 2.0” enhancements that will also see her receive a reconfigured layout, deck expansions and … Continue reading

Carnival Cruise Lines Unveil Refurbished Ships

Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines has returned 2 ships, the 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit and her sister ship Carnival Miracle, to service following recent drydock refurbishments. Both vessels received upgrades to the onboard accommodations, as well as the addition of new recreation options for cruisers in preparation for new deployments.   Carnival Spirit Launched in 2001 and … Continue reading

Hurricane Irene Disrupts Caribbean Cruise Operations

Hurricane Irene’s continued path up the east coast of North America continues to disrupt cruise operations in the Caribbean. After forcing several ships to race for their home ports to end voyages and avoid stranding passengers in the run up to the weekend, the storm’s impact has now extended to reroutings and altered schedules for the majority of cruise … Continue reading

Carnival Magic Christened In Venice

Carnival Cruise Lines has christened its newest ship, the 130,000-GRT Carnival Magic, with an upbeat ceremony kicked off by a flashy fireworks-infused dance performance and the appearance of the line’s President and CEO Gerry Cahill in a helicopter on stage. The festivities in Venice also included a blessing of the 100th ship for cruise giant Carnival Corporation & … Continue reading