Carnival Horizon Getting Final Touches

Florida-bound Carnival Horizon construction is in the final stages.

Carnival Horizon is arriving in just a few months. The cruise ship is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyards in Italy and it is slated to debut April 2, 2018.

Carnival Cruise Line will officially take possession of its new Vista-class ship in just over a month and the final touches are taking shape. Continue reading

Woman Missing after Falling from Carnival Triumph

A woman sailing on a cruise from New Orleans has fallen overboard.

A woman has fallen overboard from a Carnival cruise ship into the Gulf of Mexico while sailing from New Orleans.

The incident happened Sunday night while it was on the second day of a five-day cruise sailing toward Cozumel, Mexico.

Carnival Cruise Line spokesman Vance Gulliken said a 44-year-old woman “was seen going overboard” from the Carnival Triumph Sunday night.

The company says that search and rescue operations are underway for the missing woman and the Mexican Navy is in charge of the search.

According to wwltv.com.

Royal Caribbean Sends Adventure of the Seas to Help Puerto Rico

Royal Caribbean cancels cruise and sends ship on humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico, nearly 2,000 evacuated.

The cruise line is canceling the September 30 sailing of one of its cruise ships to help victims of Hurricane Maria, officials of the cruise line announced a few days ago. Continue reading

Canceled or Re-routed Cruises Due to Irma

Hurricane Irma cancels cruises, ships return early. Port Canaveral closes Saturday.
Florida faces the ‘most catastrophic storm’ it has ever seen in the coming hours as Hurricane Irma prepares to unleash tornadoes, a 15ft sea surge, flooding and 130mph winds.
Irma caused widespread cruise cancellations. The cruise ship companies Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney, and Norwegian had to cancel cruises or change itineraries because of the hurricane. All the cruise lines have offered either reimbursement or credit towards future cruises for travelers affected by the last-minute change. Continue reading