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[30 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
To commemorate Carnival Sunshine’s inaugural call at Saint John, New Brunswick, a reception was held aboard the ship during which the ship’s officers and local officials participated in a traditional maritime plaque exchange.
 
Carnival Sunshine visited Saint John as part of its new program of four- to nine-day voyages from New York to destinations throughout eastern Canada, the Caribbean, The Bahamas and Bermuda.
 
Carnival Sunshine will sail from New York through October then reposition to Port Canaveral, Fla., for a winter schedule of four- to eight-day Caribbean departures.
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[30 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 19, 2013) – Princess Cruises’ blog, “Linked by the Sea” continues to offer regular posts from passengers and crew members who have made significant connections on a cruise. The most recent tales include a touching story of teenage romance rekindled 40 years after they met on the Love Boat; Los Angeles neighbors who had to cruise to Japan to meet; and important friendships that crossed cultures and even gave grieving passengers a new sense of life.Each week the bl…
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[28 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 26, 2013) — Today Golden Princess sets sail from Los Angeles on the first of a new series of Princess Cruises Getaway voyages. Known for offering longer itineraries, the company has debuted these new cruises along the West Coast offering a brand new way for passengers to enjoy a quick break in a sea-going environment of comfort and style.Passengers can choose from three- and four-day sailings, perfect for sampling the line’s onboard experience, as well as visiti…
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[27 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Miracle is prominently featured in the premiere segment of a new educational television series called “How to Build…Everything” airing on the Science Channel.
The show provides viewers with an irreverent and off-beat look at what it takes to construct a modern-day cruise ship, focusing on topics like the advantages of modular construction where pre-fabricated segments are built off-site and assembled in dry dock and innovative technical systems, including the Azipod propulsion system.  The concepts of buoyancy and water displacement are also discussed by science and engineering experts in a fun, …

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[27 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 17, 2013) – Regal Princess will make her debut next year earlier than originally announced, and Princess Cruises has added two new sailings to her maiden schedule. The ship’s first voyage, which was previously scheduled for June 2, will now be May 20, 2014. Passengers can select from two new week-long Mediterranean cruises traveling between Venice and Athens.The two new Regal Princess Mediterranean cruises are:May 20, 2014 (New maiden voyage) – Seven-day cruise fro…
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[25 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 18, 2013) – As the Alaska cruise season came to a close, Princess Cruises again celebrated the year’s favorite local tour operators and guides with its 14th annual CRUISE service awards. Winners were honored at special ceremonies aboard Princess ships, to recognize the best shore excursion experiences in select ports on Alaska itineraries. The awards for the most acclaimed tours, individual guides and dock representatives are presented in the ports of call of Junea…
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[24 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 23, 2013) – Princess Cruises has earned top honors for its worldwide cruise itineraries in Cruise Critic’s 6th Annual Editors’ Picks Awards. Hand-picked by Cruise Critic’s editorial staff, the award particularly cites Princess’ World Cruises and Grand Adventure sailings, plus its Asia and Australia cruise vacations. Cruise Critic’s UK editors also voted the line “Best for Romance.”“Taking travelers to fascinating destinations around the world has long been a Prince…
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[22 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 24, 2013) – The holiday season is always a joyful time aboard Princess Cruises ships around the world, and this year is no exception. Passengers enjoying seagoing holiday cruises will find some new activities onboard as well as favorite celebrations to make sure the season is merry and bright. The festivities begin with spirited Halloween and Thanksgiving cruises and continue with fun-filled cruises over Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s Day.  Whether sailing thro…
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[21 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Today, Carnival Cruise Line, along with community dignitaries and local families, celebrated the opening of Splash Island at Atlanta’s historic Adams Park. The interactive red, white and blue-colored splash pad, funded in part by Carnival and inspired by Carnival WaterWorks, the cruise line’s onboard water experience, is the latest addition to the park’s pool area. The day’s festivities included a ceremonial ribbon cutting and plaque unveiling presided over by the City of Atlanta in partnership with Carnival executives, former Hawks player and nine-time NBA All-Star Dominique Wilkins, Department of Parks …

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[21 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 27, 2013) – Royal Princess arrived at Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale today, marking her North American debut and launching her inaugural season of Caribbean cruises. Princess Cruises ambassador Gavin MacLeod was on hand to welcome the ship as it arrived at the Florida port, where he was joined by a court of young girls who he proclaimed “royal princesses for the day.”The actor, best known as Captain Stubing from the iconic “Love Boat” TV show, will join the ship…
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