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Feb 16, 2015, 11:50 ET

Carnival Freedom's Arrival In Galveston Marked With $100,000 Donation To Operation Homefront And Shipboard Concert By Martina McBride

Carnival Cruise Line, Texas' number-one cruise operator, marked the arrival of Carnival Freedom at its new year-round homeport of Galveston on...

Feb 12, 2015, 12:27 ET

Carnival's Most Innovative Ship Yet, Carnival Vista, To Operate Year-Round Six- And Eight-Day Caribbean Cruises From Miami; Carnival Breeze And Carnival Liberty Reposition To Galveston

PortMiami will be the year-round homeport for Carnival Cruise Line's largest ship to date, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista, when it launches...

Feb 03, 2015, 12:56 ET

New Video Series Hosted By Noted Travel Expert Samantha Brown Kicks Off Redesign Of Carnival's Popular YouTube Channel

Popular travel expert Samantha Brown is the star of an engaging new video series on Carnival's YouTube channel designed to provide "cruise rookies"...

Jan 22, 2015, 16:59 ET

Coming In 2016: New Carnival Vista To Connect Guests To The Sea With Sweeping Ocean Views At Every Turn; Will Also Feature High-Altitude Sky Ride And World's First IMAX® Theatre At Sea

 There's big fun and spectacular views on the horizon, as Carnival Cruise Line today announced the details of its most innovative ship ever,...

Jan 15, 2015, 13:58 ET

Carnival Cruise Line Launches New Shipboard Mobile App

 Carnival Cruise Line has launched a new free mobile app that provides vacationers aboard Carnival Breeze with a variety of useful information...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:03 ET

Carnival Cruise Line Ranked By BrandIndex As Number One Improver Among All U.S. Brands Over The Past Year

Carnival Cruise Line has been ranked as the most improved U.S. brand in consumer perception for the past year in YouGov's BrandIndex Buzz Rankings...

Jan 13, 2015, 11:35 ET

Carnival Cruise Line To Celebrate Texas Arrival Of Carnival Freedom With Special Event Honoring Operation Homefront And Featuring Performance By Martina McBride

 Carnival Cruise Line, Texas' number one cruise operator, will welcome Carnival Freedom to its new year-round homeport of Galveston, Texas, on...

Jan 12, 2015, 10:20 ET
Kathie Lee Gifford, former spokeswoman for Carnival Cruise Line, shows off her GIFFT wines in front of the Carnival Breeze Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, while the ship was docked at PortMiami. Gifford debuted a new cooperative venture with Carnival that provides guests the opportunity to purchase GIFFT wines onboard any of Carnival's 24 ships. (Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Line)

Ain't We Got Fun: Kathie Lee Gifford Boards Carnival Breeze To Announce 'GIFFT' Wine Partnership To Surprised Cruisers

Kathie Lee Gifford, former spokesperson for Carnival Cruise Line, returned to "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®" Sunday to introduce her...

Jan 06, 2015, 14:12 ET

RedFrog Pub, Alchemy Bar, Other Fun Ship 2.0 Innovations To Be Added To Carnival Miracle During Extensive Dry Dock In Spring 2015

 Carnival Miracle will undergo an extensive refurbishment this spring that will add an array of new and exciting on-board innovations, from...

Dec 12, 2014, 11:34 ET

Caribbean's Newest Destination, Amber Cove In Dominican Republic, To Welcome First Carnival Cruise Ship In October 2015

Amber Cove, an exciting new destination located in the heart of the Dominican Republic's breathtaking North Coast, known as the Amber Coast, just...

Dec 05, 2014, 13:27 ET

Carnival Cruise Lines To Offer Series Of Unique Longer Length Voyages In 2015-16

 Carnival Cruise Lines will offer a series of unforgettable 10- to 14-day voyages on six different ships between October 2015 and February 2016...

Nov 13, 2014, 13:27 ET

'Like'-ing the Sound of This: Carnival Set to Kick Off Facebook Celebration to Mark 3 Million Fans Milestone

 Carnival Cruise Lines, which is not only the world's most popular cruise line on the sea but also online, will celebrate having reached the 3...

Nov 10, 2014, 12:47 ET

Carnival Pride Launches Winter Schedule of Seven-Day Caribbean Cruises from Port of Tampa

 Carnival Pride kicked off a winter schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises from the Port of Tampa yesterday following an extensive $75 million...

Nov 06, 2014, 12:15 ET

Carnival Cruise Lines Gift Cards Now Available In More Than 9,000 Retail Locations Throughout The U.S.

 Carnival Cruise Lines' popular gift card program – a prepaid card that can be used as payment toward a "Fun Ship" vacation or a variety...

Oct 30, 2014, 13:12 ET

Greater Houston's The Woodlands College Park High School Wins Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11's 'Battle Of The High School Marching Bands' Contest

The search is over for the "Most Spirited High School Marching Band" in Houston!  Today the pride of The Woodlands College Park High School...

Oct 10, 2014, 09:59 ET
Carnival LIVE's 2015 lineup includes country music superstars Rascal Flatts (PRNewsFoto/Carnival Cruise Lines)

Carnival Cruise Lines Announces Spring 2015 'Carnival LIVE Concert Series' Artist Lineup

 Cruising has never sounded so good! Today Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled its new Carnival LIVE Concert Series roster for spring 2015, bringing...

Oct 07, 2014, 14:34 ET

Guy Fieri To Join Carnival Cruise Lines For Gameday Fun At The Dallas Cowboys' October 19 Game

Chef, restaurateur and best-selling cookbook author, Guy Fieri will be joining Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator and the...

Sep 24, 2014, 12:15 ET

Carnival Cruise Lines Provides Pre-Game Rascal Flatts Performance For Dallas Cowboys Fans On October 19

Carnival Cruise Lines, the Official Cruise Line of the Dallas Cowboys, is turning up the music as part of its multi-year partnership with...

Sep 16, 2014, 18:03 ET

Carnival Cruise Lines Renews Its Industry-Leading 'Great Vacation Guarantee' Through 2015

 Carnival Cruise Lines is renewing its groundbreaking Great Vacation Guarantee which provides consumers an opportunity to receive a 110 percent...

Sep 08, 2014, 10:50 ET

Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11 Announce 'Battle of the High School Marching Bands' Competition in Houston

The search is on for the most spirited band in Houston! Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, is partnering with CBS affiliate...