Circle ‘C’ Center, Seaside Theatre, New Balconies Added to Carnival Conquest During Extensive Renovation

The 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest resumed service this week from Galveston, Texas, following an extensive, multi-million-dollar renovation that included the addition of a new Circle “C” club for 12- to 14-year-olds and a massive LED screen on Lido Deck. Eighteen balconies were also added to existing ocean view staterooms.
The Camp Carnival and Club O2 facilities for… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines Plans November 1st Return to Galveston

MIAMI, Oct 22 – Carnival Cruise Lines, the Port of Galveston’s only year-round cruise operator, announced today that it will resume service from the Texas port on Nov 1, 2008 following a temporary relocation of cruise operations due to Hurricane Ike last month. The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will resume year-round 4- and 5-day cruises… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines’ Two Galveston-Based Ships To Operate From Port Of Houston

As a result of the closure of the Port of Galveston due to damage from Hurricane Ike, Carnival Cruise Lines’ two Galveston-based ships, Carnival Conquest and Carnival Ecstasy, are scheduled to operate their regular cruise programs from the Port of Houston’s Bayport Cruise Terminal effective with this weekend’s departures.
The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will resume its… [Continue Reading]

Carnival to Expand ‘Seaside Theatre’ Concept to Additional ‘Fun Ships’

MIAMI, July 16 – “Carnival’s Seaside Theatres” — jumbo-sized LED screens currently featured poolside on five Carnival “Fun Ships,” including the new 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor which debuted earlier this month –- will be expanded to an additional five vessels over the next year. The massive 270-square-foot screens display a variety of programming, including movies, concerts,… [Continue Reading]

New Seven-Day Eastern Caribbean Itinerary Added To Carnival Conquest’s Routes for 2009 and 2010

MIAMI (March 26, 2008) — Carnival Cruise Lines’ 2,974-passenger Carnival Conquest will offer a new seven-day itinerary from Galveston, Texas, that will include port calls to Key West, Fla., and Freeport and Nassau, The Bahamas.
The new weeklong cruise option will be offered approximately once a month from February 2009 through April 2010 and will complement… [Continue Reading]