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Carnival Sunshine Returns to the Caribbean After $200M Makeover

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Sunrise has officially returned to the Caribbean following a $200 million renovation. The ship is sailing a range of four- to 14-day Caribbean voyages throughout the season, with the first four coming out of Norfolk’s …

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This Is What Carnival’s New Suites Will Look Like

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed more details on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will make its debut in August 2020. That includes a collection of 180 suites across 11 styles, including a new …

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Princess Cruises Is Building Two New Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is adding two new cruise ships to its fleet, the company announced Wednesday. The cruise line has signed contracts with shipbuilder Fincantieri for two “next-generation” 175,000-ton cruise ships, with deliveries scheduled for late …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has big plans in Port Canaveral. The cruise giant has officially broken ground on a new $163 million cruise complex called Cruise Terminal 3. The new terminal, called the “Launch Pad,” will …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse is planning to open his first-ever seagoing restaurant, with plans to debut on a Carnival ship in the summer of 2020. Located in the heart of the “French Quarter” of Carnival’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning what officials are calling a “mega” cruise port in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The “Grand Port” project is slated for completion in late 2021. according to a statement from the government …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is planning to build a second cruise port on the island, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The plan for the “southern” cruise port would be near the Hewanorra International Airport in Vieux …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The biggest ship Carnival Cruise Line has ever constructed will have an equally robust name. Carnival revealed the new name for its XL-class ship, slated to debut in 2020: Mardi Gras. The ship, which will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is set to complete the final phase of its $2 billion fleet enhancement program. The project will conclude with a dry dock of the Carnival Victory ship, which Carnival will be transforming …

St Maarten Cruise Passengers

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A little over a year after Hurricane Irma, St Maarten’s all-important cruise industry set a remarkable milestone for 2018, topping 1 million cruise passengers. Carnival Cruise Lines newest Vista ship, Carnival Horizon, made its inaugural call …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival is planning a significant transformation of its Carnival Triumph ship next year, the company announced this week in a statement. The cruise line plans to spend nearly $200 million on a bow-to-stern makeover of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Fascination ship has returned to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a year-round schedule of Caribbean cruises. The ship recently underwent an “extensive” multimillion-dollar dry dock that added a host of new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is making moves in Mexico. The company has announced plans to deploy its Carnival Panorama ship to Long Beach beginning next year, the first new Carnival ship based in Southern California in …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line is the latest company to make its return to the island of St Maarten since Hurricane Irma. Carnival’s Carnival Sunshine cruise ship made a day-long call to Port St Maarten on Monday. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Victory ship is undergoing an extensive 17-day dry-dock that will add a host of new food and beverage options, the company announced this week. The multimillion-dollar dry dock in Freeport, The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal has been appointed as Carnival Cruise Line’s new Chief “Fun” Officer. The announcement is part of the line’s new brand campaign, “Choose Fun,” which launched earlier this week. O’Neal …

Carly Rae Jepsen

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is continuing its Carnival LIVE concert series with a planned concert by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen. The music star will perform a free concert on the Carnival Splendor ship on Feb. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning an expansion of cruise offerings from New Orleans, with a focus on shorter getaways. Beginning in 2019, Carnival will be shifting its Carnival Valor shift to New Orleans to begin …