Carnival launching Sunshine cruise ship from Charleston, S.C.

Carnival Sunshine has launched a schedule of four- to 11-day voyages from the Port of Charleston, S.C., becoming the newest ship to operate year-round cruises from that port. Carnival.com. Carnival Sunshine’s schedule from Charleston includes four- and five-day sailings to the Bahamas, six- and seven-day voyages to Bermuda and the Caribbean, and the first-ever Cuba […]

Carnival Cruise Line debuts Sunshine ship

Following an extensive $200 million renovation that added a variety of food, beverage and entertainment innovations, as well as stateroom upgrades, Carnival Sunrise today made her debut at Norfolk’s Decker Half Moone Cruise Center. Carnival Sunrise is kicking off an inaugural season of four- to 14-day voyages that visit destinations in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Bahamas, […]

Carnival Cruise Line unveils accommodation choices for new Mardi Gras ship

Carnival Cruise Line has released more details on the numerous accommodation choices guests will have on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will feature more than 180 suites across 11 styles, including the new premium category Carnival Excel suites with select amenities and access to a new resort-style, open-air enclave called Loft 19. https://youtu.be/KdQWBKZJNBg […]

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach launches cruise package for guests arriving/departing Port Everglades

The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort always has been cruise passenger friendly. Now the resort, just a few minutes from Port Everglades and six miles from Fort Lauderdale International Airport, has launched a Pre- and Post-Cruise package, which includes complimentary continental breakfast, transportation to/from Port Everglades. https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/book.htm?execution=e1s1 “We are making it easier for our guests […]

Canaveral Port Authority, Carnival Cruise Line begin construction of new terminal

The Canaveral (Fla.) Port Authority and longtime cruise partner Carnival Cruise Line have broken ground for construction of Port Canaveral’s new Cruise Terminal 3 complex. The new terminal, called the “Launch Pad,” will be the home of Mardi Gras, the cruise line’s newest and most innovative ship, beginning in 2020. https://www.carnival.com/ The $163 million terminal […]

Carnival Cruise Line debuts private label beers

Capitalizing on the success of its shipboard breweries, Carnival Cruise Line has partnered with Lakeland, Fla.-based Brew Hub to become the first cruise line to can and keg its own private label beers crafted by its in-house brewery team aboard Carnival Horizon and Carnival Vista. “With the success of our breweries on Carnival Vista and […]

Emeril Lagasse bringing New Orleans cuisine to Carnival Cruise’s Mardi Gras ship

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that it has partnered with world-renowned chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse on his first-ever seagoing restaurant aboard Carnival’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, setting sail in summer 2020. Located in the heart of Mardi Gras’ French Quarter zone, Emeril’s Bistro 1396 will showcase Lagasse’s signature dishes that earned […]

Around the world in 180 days

Got a few months off? Here’s a to pass the time. to Oceania Cruises, a leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, has revealed its latest epic world journey for savvy travelers who aspire to visit all four corners of the globe – the 2021 Around the World In 180 Days aboard the Insignia. The Around […]