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2013-11-07 12:26:55

Carnival Awards Destrehan Wildcats $10,000 and a Performance Aboard Totally Transformed Carnival Sunshine on November 17 MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is over for the Most Spirited High School band in Greater New Orleans! The Pride of Destrehan Marching Band has been named the "Battle of the High School Marching Bands" grand prize winner following a month-long competition sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines and New Orleans' own WDSU-TV that included nearly two dozen...

2013-10-03 12:20:37

Greater New Orleans Schools to Compete for $10,000 First-Place Prize from Carnival and Performance Aboard Totally Transformed Carnival Sunshine MIAMI, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strike up the marching band, New Orleans! Carnival Cruise Lines, New Orleans' most popular cruise line, and local television station WDSU-TV have launched a search to find the most spirited high school marching band in the Big Easy. "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" competition celebrates local spirit...

2012-01-24 05:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the epicenter of San Francisco's red hot nightclub scene, Infusion Lounge, one of the most popular and successful nightclubs on the West Coast, will celebrate its third year in San Francisco with an extraordinary Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, January 28, 2012. As guests arrive on the paparazzi-lined red carpet, an ethereal garden of earthly delights will await them, including lusty garden decor, a tempting prix fixe dinner by...

2011-10-13 11:45:00

MIAMI, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything is bigger in Texas, including Carnival Cruise Lines' celebration for the U.S. debut of its newest ship, Carnival Magic. Today Carnival announced it has teamed up with three-time GRAMMY Award-winning band Maroon 5 to perform an exclusive concert to welcome the line's newest "Fun Ship" to its year-round homeport of Galveston, Texas. On Sunday, November, 13, 2011, set to the backdrop of the spectacular new Carnival Magic from Pier 21, thousands...

2010-12-27 10:25:00

MIAMI, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "Didja Ever" zip line across a rain forest? Catch air on a wave runner? Jump into an impromptu performance of Thriller between courses at dinner? Well, mark your new calendar for more fun and firsts! Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled its "Hey America, Didja Ever" campaign that inspires people to try new things to add more fun - and ultimately, happiness and satisfaction - to their lives. Carnival will help consumers share, fulfill and celebrate first-time...

2010-12-16 09:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, Carnival Cruise Lines is infusing its fun spirit into the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. Carnival today announced it is the official confetti sponsor of the Times Square New Year's Eve 2011 celebration, bringing its signature fun and popular brand to the annual gathering of more than a million revelers. The sponsorship includes multiple opportunities to associate the "Fun Ship" brand...

2010-05-18 11:14:00

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 18, Carnival Cruise Lines officially launched its new, year-round cruise schedule from the historic city of Charleston. Carnival Fantasy will operate five-, six- and seven-day voyages to The Bahamas and Key West, Fla. from the Passenger Terminal in historic downtown Charleston. In 2011, Carnival will also offer a series of Bermuda cruises from Charleston on the Carnival Fantasy. The Carnival Fantasy sailed into the city's port...

2009-08-28 16:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Befitting its upcoming President's Cruise, Crystal Cruises has arranged an exclusive event at John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. The optional shoreside experience features a private tour of the impressive library escorted by Crystal's own president, Gregg Michel and his wife, Adriana, followed by a private evening reception at the nearby Massachusetts State House. In all, a distinguished roster of events and guest speakers is set for the...

2009-08-18 10:51:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Carnival Cruise Lines' newest and largest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, the company today announced the Virtual Book of Dreams contest, inviting residents in the U.S. and Canada to participate in a call for entries. Children between the ages of 7 to 12 have the opportunity to share their awesome dreams online at www.carnivalbookofdreams.com for a chance to become the world's first-ever cruise ship waterslide Godchild, and travel...

2004-11-27 09:00:03

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 54-year-old passenger vanished as a ship returned from a five-day cruise to the Bahamas, and a daylong ocean search turned up no sign of him Friday. Glenn Sheridan, from Williamsburg, Va., was reported missing by his wife Thursday, after the Carnival Cruise Line ship Celebration docked in Jacksonville. The ship's electronic exit and entry program showed he had not left the vessel after the arrival, and a crew search of the boat came up empty, Carnival said. Gloria...