Carnival Cruise Line Planning Gradual “Phase-In” of Service

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Carnival Cruise Line has announced a plan to “phase-in service,” with its first cruises slated to resume on Aug. 1. The cruise brand made the announcement while also revealing all cruises in North America from June 27 to July 31 […]


The USVI Is Expanding Its Virtual Carnival

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The US Virgin Islands Department of Festival’s popular launch of a virtual carnival series is expanding.  After the successful debut of the “Home Wuk” virtual carnival series, the USVI is adding more “stay-at-home” opportunities celebrating Carnival Virgin Islands, according to […]


Carnival in St Thomas Is Going Virtual

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With the Carnival Virgin Islands postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the popular St Thomas festival is going virtual.  That means you can bring the rhythm of one of the Caribbean’s hottest carnivals right into your home.  The US Virgin Islands […]


Carnival, Cunard Extend Cruise Pause

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Carnival says it is extending its pause in operation through May 11, the company announced this week.  Carnival said all North America sailings will be paused until May 11, “as COVID-19 continues to impact global health and commerce.” For now, […]

Carnival Signs Deal for More Norfolk-Caribbean Cruises

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Carnival Cruise Line is making big moves in Norfolk.  The cruise line has signed a five-year agreement with the city of Norfolk to operate seasonal cruises from the city’s Half Moone Cruise Center through the year 2025.  Norfolk has agreed […]

St Thomas Gears Up For Carnival Virgin Islands

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St Thomas is gearing up to host the 68th anniversary of Carnival Virgin Islands. This year’s celebration of the territory’s culture, cuisine, history, music and people bears the slogan “All Eyes on We for 2020.” “The events we’ve planned should […]


Carnival Is Adding Four New Cruise Ships This Year

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Carnival Corporation is launching four new cruise ships this year, the company announced this week.  That will include the new Iona for P&O Cruises UK; Enchanted Princess for Princess Cruises; Mardi Gras for Carnival Cruise Line and Costa Firenze for […]

Carnival Pushes Back Launch Date for Mardi Gras Ship

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Carnival Cruise Line has pushed back its planned launch for its highly-anticipated new Mardi Gras cruise ship.  The cruise line said shipbuilder Meyer Turku had informed it that delivery would be delayed, meaning the first revenue sailing of the ship […]

Carnival Launches New Cruises to Mexico

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Carnival Cruise Line has launched new cruises to Mexico out of the Port of San Diego. The company’s Carnival Miracle ship is homeporting in San Diego, the first Carnival ship to sail out of the city in seven years. Carnival […]


Thoroughbred Racing Is Coming to Saint Lucia

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Just in time for its National Day, the island of Saint Lucia is set to launch its very own thoroughbred industry.  Horse racing will officially launch in Saint Lucia beginning Dec. 12 with the launch of the 2019 Caribbean Equine […]

Another New Carnival Cruise Ship

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Carnival Cruise Line has taken delivery of another new cruise ship, the company announced this week.  The new Carnival Panorama is the 27th ship in the brand’s fleet, and the third in the company’s Vista class of ships.  Carnival Panorama […]

Carnival’s New Caribbean Cruises From Fort Lauderdale

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Carnival Cruise Line has brought its completely transformed Sunrise ship for a season of new Caribbean cruises out of Fort Lauderdale.  Carnival Sunrise officially launched its season of four and five-day Caribbean cruises this week. Each four-day cruise will be […]


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