Vanna White Named As Godmother of Carnival Panorama

Carnival Cruise Line – has selected one of the most popular television hostesses ever – Vanna White – as godmother for Carnival Panorama when she is officially named during its ceremony in Long Beach, Calif., on December 10. Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said: Vanna White said: Carnival Panorama departed from the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy on Nov. 1, and is en route to Long Beach for her naming ceremony on Dec. 10 and inaugural sailing Dec. 11.  The vessel is the first new ship Carnival has deployed…

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Carnival Cruise Line Chooses Pepsi As Preferred Partner

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) is partnering with Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s most popular cruise line, to become the preferred beverage partner for its North American fleet. Beginning in January 2020, Carnival Cruise Line will begin serving a variety of beverages from the PepsiCo portfolio featuring premiere brands from Starbucks ready to drink coffee to fast-growing bubly sparkling water. When the transition is complete, Carnival guests will have a broad selection of beverage choices, from iced tea, sparkling water, coffee drinks and sports drinks to juices and soft drinks, including…

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Carnival Celebrates Tampa Cruise Departures Milestone

Port of Tampa

Carnival Cruise Line celebrated its 25th anniversary sailing from the Port of Tampa with a reception and luncheon aboard Carnival Legend highlighted by the presentation of a commemorative plaque from Carnival President Christine Duffy to Port Tampa Bay President and CEO Paul Anderson commemorating the milestone. Carnival Cruise Line was the first cruise operator to recognize the potential of Tampa as a year-round cruise homeport when it launched a schedule of seven-day voyages aboard the since-retired Tropicale in 1994 carrying about 28,000 guests a year. Fast forward to today and…

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Carnival Sunrise: A Bright & Shiny Onboard Experience

Last week I had the pleasure to cruise on Carnival Sunrise’s first sailing from her Fall/Winter homeport of Port Everglades, Florida. The 101,509 GRT ship underwent a $200 million transformation in early 2019 and the improvements are noticeable throughout. Originally launched in 1999 as the Carnival Triumph, the vessel spent two months in dry dock receiving upgrades to her dining, activities, entertainment and even the addition of 115 new staterooms and suites. Accommodations If you’re looking for something different than your typical stateroom, during the dry dock, Carnival added several…

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Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery of Panorama

Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of their 27th ship, Carnival Panorama from the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. Scheduled to enter into service in early December, Carnival Panorama will be the line’s first new ship to home-port for the West Coast in over 20 years. Christine Duffy, President of Carnival Cruise Line said: Also Watch: Carnival Panorama – New Cruise Ship Preview As the name implies, Carnival Panorama reflects design inspiration with more opportunities to connect with the sea. The ship features a number of innovations including the first Sky…

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