Carnival Breeze Departs On Inaugural Cruise

Carnival Cruise Lines has welcomed the 130,000-GRT Carnival Breeze to its fleet of fun ships. Following a traditional handover ceremony at builder Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard last week, the state-of-the-art cruise ship entered service yesterday sailing a 12-night Mediterranean voyage from Venice.   A sister to the year-old Carnival Magic, the ship boasts a host of … 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

Carnival Announces Deployment Changes

Cruise giant Carnival Cruise Lines has announced a series of deployment changes for its ships based around the southern coast of the USA. The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy repositions from Galveston and New Orleans to join her sister ships Carnival Sensation and Carnival Dream at Port Canaveral, while the Carnival Elation leaves Mobile to sail out of New … 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