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What to Expect on Carnival’s Newest Ship, Mardi Gras

 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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Carnival Planning First-Ever Cruises from San Francisco

 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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Carnival Launching Four New Cruise Ships in 2019

 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, …

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 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 …

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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’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 …

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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning to launch its first-ever cruises from New York to Cuba in 2020. The Carnival Radiance cruise ship will undertake the first voyages from New York as part of a wider …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hall of Fame basketball player Shaquille O’Neal is expanding his “Big Chicken” restaurant to Carnival cruise ships. O’Neal, who serves as Carnival’s “Chief Fun Officer,” is launching the first seagoing version of his :as Vegas-based …

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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 …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Grenada officially opened its 2018-2019 cruise season with an inaugural visit from Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Breeze cruise ship. The ship, which has a capacity of 4,428 passengers, was welcomed with a steel pan salute. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for Martinique’s cruise sector last year, according to local tourism officials. The destination and its signature port in the capital of Fort-de-France welcomed more than 620,000 cruise passengers last year. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista ship has made its debut in Galveston. The ship immediately becomes the largest ever ship to homeport in the Texas port. Carnival Vista, part of the company’s newest and largest …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Corporation’s AIDA brand has debuted one of the most anticipated new ships in some time. It’s the new AIDAnova, and it’s the world’s first cruise ship to be powered both at sea and port by …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Love country music? Love the Caribbean? This is for you. Carolina Country Music Fest is launching a new country music cruise next year, a five-night cruise that will sail out of Charleston, South Carolina and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida is getting another state-of-the-art cruise terminal, this time on the Space Coast. Following high-profile projects by major cruise lines to build new cruise terminals at PortMiami, another Florida port, Port Canaveral, has announced an …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury small-ship cruise line Seabourn is getting into the Cuba business. The cruise line has announced that it has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from both Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The …