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Carnival teams up with the Harlem Globetrotters

The most famous basketball team and Carnival Cruise Line have teamed up, with Carnival becoming the official cruise line sponsor worldwide.

To celebrate the partnership, Carnival is launching an exclusive “Trot the Globe” sales event from May 21 – 23 which can be accessed at

Carnival Cruise Line moves AirShip to New York

Carnival Cruise Line is sending its AirShip to New York this summer to celebrate the arrival of Carnival Sunrise.  The month-long tour of the airship will coincide with the ship’s official naming ceremony at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal on May 23.

Carnival Cruises sued for offering cruises to Cuba

Carnival Corporation is being sued for doing business at properties the Cuban government seized in Cuba.

The lawsuit says Carnival is accused of touring to property confiscated by the Cuban government after the Fidel Castro-led revolution in 1959.

Jacksonville resident Javier Garcia-Bengochea and Kentucky-based Havana Docks Corp. both owned property in Cuba before it was seized. They're seeking damages from Carnival.

Carnival Sunrise departs from Norfolk on first sailing

Following a $200 million renovation, Carnival Sunrise is making her debut today at Norfolk’s Decker Half Moone Cruise Center.

Carnival Sunrise is kicking off an inaugural season of four- to 14-day voyages that visit destinations in the Caribbean, Bermuda, Bahamas, the Panama Canal, New England and Canada with the first four cruises from Norfolk.

Carnival Sunrise now includes popular features, such as:

Carnival Mardi Gras to debut pemium ‘Carnival Excel’ Suites with select amenities & new resort-style Loft 19 Enclave Access

Carnival Cruise Line today unveiled more details on the numerous accommodation choices guests will have on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will feature more than 180 suites across 11 styles, including the new premium category Carnival Excel suites with select amenities and access to a new resort-style, open-air enclave called Loft 19. 

Carnival announces new Early Childhood Program

Carnival Cruise Line announced an exclusive partnership with Zumbini to offer high-energy early childhood activities and classes that combine singing, dancing and playing.

Created by Zumba and BabyFirst, Zumbini’s mixed-age music and movement curriculum features group sing-alongs, activities and musical instruments to keep children engaged and energized while learning.

Carnival Cruise Line ship rescues Cubans at sea

Carnival Cruise Line Fantasy rescued 22 Cubans who were adrift at sea for three days.  

Click Orlando reports a Cuban-Mexican man took them aboard his sport fishing boat, then its engines malfunctioned and the group drifted three more days, officials say.

Take a Virtual Tour of the New Carnival Panorama

Carnival Cruise Lines has released a virtual tour of its first new ship on the West Coast in 20 years - Carnival Panorama.

Kelly Arison to be Godmother of Carnival Sunrise

Carnival Cruise Line announced that Kelly Arison, daughter of Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine, will serve as godmother for the ship at an invitation-only ceremony in New York on May 23.

Kelly will step into the godmother role previously held by her mother when the ship first entered service as Carnival Triumph, in 1999. In an added stroke of family ties, Kelly’s grandmother Lin Arison served as godmother to Carnival Sunrise’s sister ship, Carnival Sunshine, in 2013.

Carnival reveals new water park on Carnival Panorama approved by Shaq

Carnival Cruises announced a new aqua park for the Carnival Panorama, which "water park expert" and Carnival Chief Fun Officer Shaquille O'Neal approves.

Shaq revealed he had just returned from personally testing out Carnival Panorama’s two massive water slides — the 455-foot-long Red Fun slide and the 300-foot-long Blue Fun slide — to make sure they’re the “funnest” they can be. 

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