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[30 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Cruise Line returned to San Juan when the 110,000-ton Carnival Conquest arrived at the historic Puerto Rican capital earlier today.   This marks the first of dozens of port of call visits to the island destination by Carnival Cruise Line ships in the coming weeks.
Carnival will resume sailing from San Juan as an embarkation port when the Carnival Fascination begins year-round seven-day Southern Caribbean schedule Feb. 18.  Carnival Fascination is currently being chartered to FEMA to house relief workers in St. Croix.
During today’s call in San Juan by the Carnival …

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[5 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
To celebrate the U.S. arrival of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Cruise Line held an overnight gala event today in New York featuring a concert for Operation Homefront military families by the Country Music Association’s Female Vocalist of the Year and seven-time GRAMMY award-winning country music super star Carrie Underwood.
The event also included the ship’s official naming ceremony with Miss USA Deshauna Barber – the first woman serving in the U.S. military to hold the title — presiding over the ceremonies as godmother and releasing the ceremonial …

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[9 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
To celebrate Carnival Breeze’s arrival at the Port of Galveston, Carnival Cruise Line, Texas’ largest cruise operator, and the NFL’s Houston Texans yesterday hosted “Moms Dash to the Splash,” an on-board event featuring Houston Texans players DeAndre Hopkins and Brian Cushing competing with local moms in a water slide race for charity.
The event — which also included a traditional maritime plaque exchange between Carnival Breeze Captain Vincenzo Alcaras and Port of Galveston’s Director Mike Mierzwa – officially kicked off the recently announced partnership between Carnival and the popular NFL franchise.
Following …

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[6 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

To commemorate the Jacksonville arrival of Carnival Elation, a traditional maritime plaque exchange was held on board between officials from Carnival Cruise Line, JAXPORT and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Carnival Elation kicked off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises from Jacksonville on Monday with a five-day cruise to Freeport and Nassau, Bahamas.  Carnival Elation is expected to carry 170,000 guests annually from the port.
Carnival Cruise Line has sailed from Jacksonville since 2004 and is the only cruise operator offering year-round departures from JAXPORT.
 
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[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Carnival Cruise Line and the Canaveral Port Authority hosted a special event earlier today to celebrate the arrival of the Space Coast’s newest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic, and mark the official grand opening of the ship’s new Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse designed by Food Network star Guy Fieri.
The invitation-only event was highlighted by the carving of a massive, six-foot-long pulled pork sandwich by officials from Carnival and the port to commemorate the debut of Fieri’s new BBQ venue which was installed during a multi-million-dollar dry dock last …

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[29 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Cruise ships’ arrival in US Virgin Islands delayed by no-show harbour workers
Four cruise ships — including the world’s largest — were delayed on arrival in St. Thomas on Tuesday because some harbour employees did not show up for work, a port authority official said.
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