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Cruising From the US is Back!

07/08/2021 in North America
It’s official. Cruising has returned to ports in the U.S.

While many cruise lines have already started sailing with North American guests from offshore ports in the Caribbean and Europe, there’s been no cruising from ports we can drive to.

Until now. Between the end of June and the holiday weekend, three ships have set sail from three different American...

Cruise Company Offers Ships as Floating Hospitals During COVID-19

03/27/2020 in Anywhere

For some members of this family of cruise lines, serving during great times of need is part of the company DNA.

Carnival Corporation’s family of cruise lines includes some of the world’s most historic, like the British luxury line Cunard and also Holland America Line.

History of Service


Holland America’s roots go back to the 1870’s as a shipping and passenger line providing...

Shaq is the 'Chief Fun Officer' of this Cruise Line

01/18/2018 in Anywhere

It's not the normal career path of a company CFO.  But when CFO stands for Chief Fun Officer, it takes a unique resume to fill the role. 

For Carnival Cruise Line, Shaquille O'Neal's credentials as an NBA Hall of Famer and TV commentator - one with a famously fun outlook and larger-than-life personality – fit the bill.

The beloved former...


Video: Spiritual Journey at a Traditional Sweat Lodge

07/25/2017 in Riviera Maya

Costa Maya is world famous for ancient Mayan ruins, but traditional culture is still alive for visitors looking for authentic experiences.

We met a local shaman who practices the spiritual beliefs of Mexico's ancient, indigenous peoples. On this shore excursion from our Carnival cruise, he shares with us the spiritual and wellness traditions of his ancestors, including a sweat lodge ceremony...


Carnival Vista 'Taps' into Home Port Flavors for American Craft Beer Week

05/24/2017 in Miami

The first brewery on board a North American-based ship introduces Miami Guava Wheat Beer.

Carnival Vista's RedFrog Pub & Brewery gets into the spirit of American Craft Beer Week with a limited edition brew inspired by its home port.

Miami Guava Wheat Beer is a uniquely local flavor inspired by tropical South Florida. The beer's light body and palate-pleasing notes of tangy...