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[18 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

 
The kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, had a special visitor this holiday season – none other than The Grinch himself who made an appearance as part of the first-ever Grinchmas festivities hosted by Carnival Cruise Line, the hospital’s Official Celebration Partner.
The appearance by the cantankerous curmudgeon was part of a day-long celebration which included Dr. Seuss-themed arts and crafts, photo opportunities, snacks, and a Good Deed Tracker with a list of good deed suggestions to allow them to, just like The Grinch famously says, grow …

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[19 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Carnival Imagination will serve as the venue for the first-ever “Carnival Playtime” event featuring fun activities and games inspired by the My Little Pony and Transformers TV and movie series. “Carnival Playtime” will take place on three- and four-day voyages of the Carnival Imagination departing Long Beach July 13 to September 17.
An expansion of the line’s Hasbro partnership, the interactive, fun-for-all “Carnival Playtime” activities will be patterned after popular My Little Pony and Transformers characters and will include midway-style games including Rainbow Dash’s cupcake toss, Knock out the Autobots and Target the …

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[4 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 22, 2011) — Today cruise passenger Steve Eaton completed the world’s first-ever marathon at sea aboard Princess Cruises’ ship Grand Princess with a time of 5 hours, 16 minutes and 45 seconds. Eaton, 57, who is from Tamworth, UK has run 33 marathons in the past but this was a totally new experience which stemmed from his wish to raise money for Help for Heroes, a charity that provides support to those wounded, sick or injured in the line of duty since 9/11.The ra…
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[4 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 14, 2011) — Each year passengers aboard Princess Cruises ships enjoy thousands of performances from guest entertainers — comedians, magicians, tribute bands and other specialty acts. But this April only one performer will be able to claim the first-ever title of “Entertainer of the Year.” Passengers aboard Princess’ Entertainer of the Year cruise — Ruby Princess’ April 8, 2012 sailing to the Eastern Caribbean — will cast their ballots to help bestow the honor….
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[27 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 17, 2012) — Passengers aboard Ruby Princess have voted, and have picked comedian Carlos Oscar as the first-ever Princess Cruises Entertainer of the Year. Five finalists performed aboard last week’s sailing and passengers cast their ballots onboard. In addition to performing aboard Princess ships, Oscar has appeared on “The Tonight Show,” HBO, Showtime and Comedy Central. According to Bill Cosby, “Carlos is a comedy treasure…the only four letter words you’ll hear f…
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[13 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 9, 2012) – Princess Cruises is marking Veterans Day by announcing an unprecedented cruise to support U.S. veterans, expected to raise $1 million for two highly regarded U.S. veterans organizations – the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and Operation Homefront. Princess President and CEO Alan Buckelew, himself a Vietnam veteran, will be on board to host the sailing.Sailing from November 5-9, 2013 aboard Caribbean Princess from Houston to the Western Caribbean,…
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[29 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Cruise Line hosted its first-ever Summertime Beer-B-Que featuring mouth-watering barbecue from the new Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse – a new seagoing eatery developed by Carnival and Food Network star Guy Fieri – and samples of craft beers from top breweries from across the country.
Fieri was on hand at 620 Loft and Garden in New York to serve up tasty samples of authentic favorites like Championship Pork Butt and Blue Ribbon Chicken, along with delicious sides including Mac Daddy Mac n’ Cheese and Scratch-Made Cole Slaw.  Refreshing draught …

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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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[16 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 5, 2013) – Princess Cruises’ first-ever “Cruising for a Cause” voyage sets sail from Houston today on a cruise to honor veterans and raise funds for two respected veterans’ organizations – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Inc. and Operation Homefront Inc. The first-of-its-kind voyage features an impressive line-up of special guests aboard Caribbean Princess.The cruise will offer passengers the opportunity to honor those who have served in the military as well as act…
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[8 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 1, 2015) – The first day of the new year marked Princess Cruises’ first-ever debut in the iconic 126th Rose Parade, kicking off the cruise line’s 50th anniversary celebration. The float, themed “50 Years of Inspiring Travel” was awarded the prestigious Craftsman Trophy for Exceptional Achievement in Showmanship and Dramatic Impact.As a special feature the six original cast members of The Love Boat television show rode on the ship’s bow and “cruised” down the five-a…
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