Carnival May Be Making “Chairhogs” a Thing of The Past

As the brand new Carnival Breeze ship is making its way back and forth across the Mediterranean this summer, the ship’s staff is implementing a test policy to try to resolve one of the biggest frustrations of cruisers, “Chairhogs.”
What is a “Chairhog”
The creature known as “chairhog” rises early in the morning and claims a prime… [Continue Reading]

Carnival Cruise Lines Brings Confetti Fun to Times Square For New Year’s Eve 2011 Festivities

16 December 2010 – For the first time ever, Carnival Cruise Lines is infusing its fun spirit into the world’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square. Carnival today announced it is the official confetti sponsor of the Times Square New Year’s Eve 2011 celebration, bringing its signature fun and popular… [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]

Fourth Annual ‘John Heald Bloggers Cruise’ to Take Place Aboard 110,000-Ton Carnival Glory in February 2011

Fans of the popular blog of John Heald ( will have an opportunity to sail with the fun-loving senior cruise director when he hosts his fourth annual Bloggers Cruise aboard the recently refurbished Carnival Glory in February 2011.
The seven-day eastern Caribbean voyage will operate round-trip from Miami Feb. 27 – March 6, 2011, calling at… [Continue Reading]

Heald Named Top Cruise Blogger By Porthole Editors

The blog of Carnival Senior Cruise Director John Heald – which has attracted 3.6 million visits since being launched two years ago – has been named “Best Cruise Line Blog” in Porthole Magazine’s 2009 Editor-In-Chief Awards. In his popular blog, Heald provides readers with a unique behind-the-scenes look at “Fun Ship” cruising while sharing his… [Continue Reading]