Spot the Carnival AirShip for a Chance at Prizes

Carnival launched their latest ship on August 29th, but it wasn’t to sort of ship you’d expect from the cruise industry giant. Instead of taking to the seas, this ship takes to the skies.

The Carnival AirShip is a 128-foot blimp that is undertaking a 30-day tour of the southeastern U.S..

The blimp is part of a September marketing plan that includes a fundraising element for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Continue reading

Carnival Splendor Shifts From Miami to Port Everglades

carnival splendor bowCarnival Cruise Line has announced that the Carnival Splendor will shift from Miami to Port Everglades in 2017. According to an August 18th article in the Sun Sentinel, the shift is part of a new agreement between the cruise line and Port Everglades which extends Carnival’s contract with the port through 2030.

The new contract gives Carnival preferential rights to use of several of Port Everglades’ terminals, including the newly renovated Terminal 4. Carnival plans to make use of this increased access by bringing in more and bigger ships. The shift of Carnival Splendor to Port Everglades is the first of those moves.  Continue reading

Deals on September 2016 Cruises from Miami

There are some good deals to be had on September cruises from Miami. One of the best deals available is a five night cruise to Cozumel, Mexico aboard the Carnival Fantasy with fares starting at $195. That’s just $39 a night!

Bahamas cruises are always a good deal and they offer a short cruise option for those looking for a quick and inexpensive vacation. Good deals on longer cruises include a seven-night cruise to St. Maarten, Puerto Rico, and the Bahamas aboard the MSC Divina, starting at $399, and seven-night cruises to St. Thomas, Tortola, and the Bahamas aboard the Norwegian Escape, starting at $499. Continue reading