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Carnival Set to Resume Grand Bahama Cruises

 Carnival Cruise Line is resuming its Grand Bahama cruises on Oct. 11, the cruise line said this week. The company’s Carnival Pride cruise ship will dock in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Friday, the first Carnival ship to dock in Grand …

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Carnival Is Planning Two Major New Cruise Projects in The Bahamas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation is undertaking a major investment in The Bahamas, with plans for two major new cruise developments in the country that could mean $180 million in new investment. The company has signed an agreement …

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Carnival Cruise Line Gets Approval for Miami Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has received approval from the Miami-Dade Country Commission for what would be a significant expansion of its Cruise Terminal F at PortMiami. The expanded (and renovated) cruise terminal would be capable of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation’s portfolio of cruise brands has officially relaunched its cruises to The Bahamas. Carnival’s three brands, Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line, will make more than 250 sailings to The Bahamas …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most popular summer festivals has gotten even hotter — and solidified its positions as one of the top Caribbean carnivals to visit. Grenada’s Spicemas, the Spice Isle’s signature carnival event, saw …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the icons of The Bahamas: the energy and sound of Junkanoo, The Bahamas’ famous musical mix of carnival, masquerade dance and parade. And while you can find Junkanoo across The Bahamas during …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival is planning a big Bermuda expansion. Carnival Cruise Line will operate its largest Bermuda season ever in 2019-2020, with more than 40 voyages visiting the destination, including a total of 8 week-long cruises departing from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cruise giant Carnival Cruise Line has launched its newest cruises out of the Port of Charleston. The company’s Carnival Sunshine, which recently underwent a $200 million makeover, had initially relaunched with a series of cruises …

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 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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 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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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Princess Cruises officially kicked off its new season of Mexican Riviera cruises this week, part of a wider push on the West Coast. The company’s Royal Princess cruise ship arrived in the Port of Los Angeles …

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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 the Caribbean Journal staff A group of music superstars will be headlining a concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Maarten Carnival. That includes Ashanti, Keyshia Cole and Ja Rule, who will take the stage at the “Soulful …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has completed another makeover of one of its cruise ships, this time the Carnival Freedom. The line just concluded a three-week multimillion-dollar renovation of Freedom, adding a variety of new experiences and updated …

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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 Carnival Cruise Line has revealed the first look at its highly-anticipated new Mardi Gras ship. The ship, named as a nod to the line’s first ship in 1972, has already launched construction. The 20-deck ship, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The California cruise market is heating up — and one major player is leading the way. Carnival Cruise Line is continuing its California expansion with plans to operate its first-ever cruises from San Francisco. That will …