Carnival Cruise Lines


Key meeting with NSW Health Minister set for next week over resumption of cruising

Australia’s cruise restart could take a major step forward next Wednesday when Health Minister Brad Hazzard sits down for crucial talks with cruise industry chiefs. The meeting, while one of many, is seen as vital. […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 5 2021

You can bring a little Christmas cheer to the crew on a cruise ship

Normally, they would be decking the halls and preparing a Christmas roast for tens of thousands of passengers.  Instead, the skeleton crew on 23 Carnival Cruise Line ships will be spending the season away from […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 23 2020

We’re ready: Australia’s cruise lines prepare to start sailing with new ships and itineraries

Australian-based cruise lines have spelt out exciting new options for 2021 as the expectation of a resumption reaches new heights. Princess, Carnival, P&O and Royal Caribbean have all announced their plans for 2021, as Cruise […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Oct 23 2020

Cruise lines in disarray over health as countries continue bans

A series of announcements this week was greeted as a breakthrough in attempts to restart cruising in an age still coming to terms with coronavirus. With the world’s fleets riding at anchor and tens of […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 10 2020

Carnival president prioritising refunds after wave of protests

Carnival Australia president Sture Myrmell has prioritised fixing refunds and future cruise credits after a wave of protests over payment delays. Lines like Carnival are acutely aware they will rely on past passengers to fill […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 29 2020

Carnival’s “fun ships” target child-free couples with $800-off cabin sale

The Australian line that pioneered the idea of “fun ships”, with kids careering down Green Thunder water slides, is hunting Honeyboomers – couples who leave the kids at home. With a bigger ship on the […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Aug 29 2019

Carnival to celebrate fashion on Melbourne Cup cruise

Carnival Cruise Lines has lined up a bevy of top fashion stylists, milliners and Australian designers to sail on this year’s Melbourne Cup cruise and provide passengers with hot-to-trot fashion tips. Not only will guests […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 11 2018

How you can be first to experience Carnival Splendour

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 23 2018

Carnival promises full investigation after brawl on ship

Carnival Cruise Lines said it was “deeply concerned” after a brawl broke out on the Carnival Legend and police had to be called to take a family off the ship. The line promised a full […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Feb 16 2018

Carnival to add capacity for an extra 800 guests on the Carnival Splendor

Carnival Cruises are bringing the Carnival Splendor to Australia – and increasing her capacity from 3,000 passengers to 3,900 guests. She’ll be arriving in Australia next year and according to a spokesperson, she will be […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Feb 7 2018

Cruise Passenger’s 21st Birthday Awards 2017

Ann Sherry wins award as person who has contributed most to the Australian cruise industry, and Princess is Australia’s top cruise line. Princess Cruises is Australia’s favourite cruise line and Carnival Australia’s chair Ann Sherry […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 22 2017