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Carnival Planning Big Bermuda Expansion

 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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Carnival Launches Charleston-Caribbean Cruises

 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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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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carnival mardi gras suites

 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 …

st maarten ashanti

 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 …

carnival cruise ship makeover

 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 …

grand bahama carnival

 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 …

carnival mardi gras ship

 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, …

san francisco cruises

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation is launching four new cruise ships across three global brands this year. That includes new ships for Carnival Cruise Line, Costa Cruises and Princess Cruises. The new ships include Carnival Panorama, Sky Princess, …

royal caribbean new york

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is expanding its cruise network out of the greater New York City area, the company said on Wednesday. The cruise line will be adding new cruises in 2020-2021 on the Oasis of the …

carnival mardi gras

 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 …

carnival mexico expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Panorama ship is heading to California, part of a wider plan to expand its cruise offering along the coast of Mexico. The ship, which will be based in Long Beach, will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has cut the first steel on its newest, largest cruise ship. The as-yet-unnamed ship, which will be the first-ever operating ship in North America to run on liquefied natural gas, is being …

carnival lng ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has officially cut the first steel on its newest ship, set to be the first-ever ship in North America operating on liquefied natural gas. The ship, which will be the largest ship …