Carnival Spirit Heading To Australia In 2012

Carnival Cruise Lines has announced that it will base the 88,500-GRT Carnival Spirit year round in Australia from October 2012, when the ship repositions to homeport in Sydney. The move represents the first time that the Miami-based line is venturing into Australian waters and is a reflection of the growing confidence in cruising there.   … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Enhances Great Stirrup Cay

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that it will make major enhancements to its private island destination in the Caribbean, Great Stirrup Cay, to improve the island experience of its cruise visitors. Located approximately 193 kilometers from Fort Lauderdale in the Berry Island chain of the Bahamas, the 250-acre island will undergo a 2-phase renovation which … Continue reading

Carnival Dream Christened, Debuts In North America

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest fun ship, the 130,000-GRT Carnival Dream, has been christened in the New York by her godmother Marcia Gay Harden. The award-winning actress swung an official Yankees baseball bat autographed by player Alex Rodriguez at a 1.8-meter tall faux bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne onstage in the ship’s theater, triggering the release … Continue reading

Carnival Dream Embarks On Inaugural Cruise

The newest and largest ship of Carnival Cruise Lines, Carnival Dream, makes its inaugural cruise today from the Italian port of Civitavecchia. The vessel will take guests on a 12-day Grand Mediterranean voyage, calling at Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Messina, Monaco, Naples, Livorno and Venice.   The 130,000-GRT ship was handed over to Carnival in a traditional maritime ceremony at … Continue reading

Carnival And Royal Caribbean Return To Mexican Ports

Following the latest guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on travel to Mexico, Carnival Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean International have announced that their ships will resume port calls to the country.   Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Cruise Lines have announced that its ships will return to Mexico following the completion of … Continue reading