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Carnival Reveals Name for New Vista-Class Ship

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled the name for its newest Vista-class cruise ship: Panorama. The 133,500-ton ship is scheduled to make its debut in the fall of 2019, the third in the company’s Vista-class series. …

Carnival Ups Its Shopping Game

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival is making a push to expand its shopping experience, with a host of new retail outlets across its cruise ship fleet. The push is the result of “months of intensive research and data gathering” …

Carnival Adding Short Cruises From New Orleans

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is looking to expand its cruise offerings from its Gulf Coast cruising hub in Galveston, Texas, according to the company. Carnival will be launching new four and five-day cruises to Mexico year-round …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation has completed a large-scale, multimillion-dollar redesign and upgrade of Cruise Terminal 2 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The terminal, which is used by Carnival’s Princess Cruises brand, features a “more streamlined departure …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation is returning to some of the cruise ports hit hard by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the company announced this week. Several of Carnival’s brands are returning to Grand Turk, St Thomas and San …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is adding another culinary concept to Carnival cruise ships. It’s called Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse-Brewhouse, with a focus on smoked-on-board barbecue and craft beers brewed right on the ship. …

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 By Alexander Britell ST GEORGE’S – The Eastern Caribbean island of Grenada is poised to see a big jump in cruise ship calls this coming season. Grenada is expecting to see an additional 28 cruise ship calls in the 2017-2018 …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Carnival Elation has completed a multimillion-dollar makeover that includes the addition of a new WaterWorks park, 38 new cabins, 98 stateroom balconies and a variety of food and beverage concepts. Following the renovation, Carnival Elation …

 A new kind of restaurant is coming to Carnival Cruise Line: a Teppanyaki eatery. Teppanyaki is a traditional method of Japanese cooking whose name is derived from the combination of the words “teppan” or iron plate with “yaki” meaning grilled …

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 The Dominican Republic’s capital is showing strong growth as a cruise destination, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Santo Domingo has reported a total of 97,087 passengers arriving to its ports of Don Diego and …

 Comedian Chris Tucker has signed on for two shows aboard Carnival Breeze and Carnival Liberty this fall as part of the Carnival LIVE Concert Series. Carnival LIVE brings live music and comedy to the seas and provides guests to enjoy …

 Nobody does carnival like the Caribbean, but the region’s world of carnivals is a diverse mix of celebrations large and small — and there’s more to it than just Trinidad’s famous fete. That’s why it’s time to consider one of …

 Carnival Cruise Line has created a special tropical-flavored beer served exclusively at Carnival Vista’s RedFrog Pub & Brewery. The new Miami Guava Wheat beer was unveiled at a recent shipboard ceremony, during which Carnival Vista’s expert brewmaster Colin Presby tapped …

 A major new cruise port is coming to the island of Grand Bahama. The government of the Bahamas has signed a heads of agreement with Carnival Cruise Lines for the new East Grand Bahama Cruise Port Development. “The Government of …

Carnival Journeys

 Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its Carnival Journeys “enrichment” cruise series with a host of new 12- to 14-day voyages departing from homeports along the East and West Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico in 2018 and 2019. The new voyages are …

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 Carnival has completed an “extensive” makeover of its Carnival Dream cruise ship, the company said. The renovation, which took place in Freeport, Bahamas, included the addition of a number of new food and beverage options. The changes include a new …

 Carnival Cruise Line will offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York in the spring and summer of 2018, the company announced this week. The four-day “long weekend” cruises will depart Thursdays and feature-day visit to Bermuda where …