Carnival Magic ‘Floated Out’ at Fincantieri Shipyard; On Schedule for May 1, 2011, Debut

With less than seven months until its maiden voyage, the new Carnival Magic reached another construction milestone when it was “floated out” earlier this week from her outfitting quay at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The initial stages of a cruise ship’s construction take place in a dry dock facility. Once exterior outfitting is… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines’ Year-Round Cruise Program Officially Kicks Off the Fun in Charleston

On Tuesday, May 18, Carnival Cruise Lines officially launched its new, year-round cruise schedule from the historic city of Charleston. Carnival Fantasy will operate five-, six- and seven-day voyages to The Bahamas and Key West, Fla. from the Passenger Terminal in historic downtown Charleston. In 2011, Carnival will also offer a series of Bermuda… [Continue Reading]

130,000-ton Carnival Dream: The Ultimate Family Vacation

MIAMI (February 2, 2009) – With more than 19,000 total square feet of space catering to children, ’tweens and teens – from expansive indoor and outdoor play areas to a sprawling aqua park housing the cruise industry’s longest water slide – the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is designed as the ideal family vacation.
In addition to modern… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Dream Showcased With New Image Gallery, Entertaining Blog by Senior Cruise Director John Heald

Carnival has unveiled a new series of never-before-seen renderings of the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream – the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed set to debut Sept. 21, 2009 – along with an entertaining and informative new blog by Senior Cruise Director John Heald who recently toured the ship during its construction at Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard.
The new… [Continue Reading]

Carnival’s New 130,000-Ton Carnival Dream to Host Two ‘John Heald Bloggers Cruises’ in 2009

Carnival Cruise Lines’ immensely popular senior cruise director and ‘blogger extraordinaire’ John Heald will host two Bloggers Cruises aboard the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream in 2009.
The first, an eight-day voyage operating round-trip from New York November 15-23, 2009, will call at Port Canaveral, Fla., and Nassau and Freeport, The Bahamas. A second nine-day… [Continue Reading]