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Carnival Cruise Lines were founded in 1972 and headquartered in Miami, is the world's largest cruise line. The company's humble origins pigeonholed the line as the cruise industry's version of a floating fraternity party for a long, long time. But that was yesterday, and while Carnival still commands a certain reputation for a flashy, neon atmosphere -- and by no means skimps on elaborate lounges and discos -- its ships continue to evolve. Home of the family-friendly Fun Ships, the cruise line are resorts in their own right, packed with entertainment.

Top 10 Family Cruises

From on-board water parks to rock school, and storytelling sessions to pizza parties, family cruises offer a dizzying array of non-stop fun Canny cruise lines are welcoming families with open arms to ensure they hook...
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Cruise Awards: Best for Entertainment

Cruise International Awards judge, John Honeywell, discusses some of the different sides to cruise ship entertainment. Cruise Ship entertainment gets more exciting every year. It's no longer the refuge of long-past-it end-of-the-pier performers -...
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The 5 best cruise ship live shows

From Disney spectaculars to West End musicals, British pop music to game shows, on-board entertainment really is the business, says Julia McDonald. Believe <a title="Disney Dream Cruise Ship" href="http://cruise-international.com/disney-dream/"<Disney Dream DISNEY CRUISE LINE When it comes to Disney, we’ve...

Video of Carnival Breeze’s 5D cinema!

Watching a movie won't be the same again once you've watched the action on Carnival Breeze's amazing 5D cinema in Thrill Theater! Carnival Breeze will showcase a fantastic range of films to demonstrate this innovative...

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Carnival’s legendary John Heald

Carnival Cruise Line's senior cruise director John Heald didn't even know what a blog was when he was asked to write one back in 2008. Fast forward four years and John Heald's Blog has...
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Carnival Breeze: Countdown to launch!

Carnival Breeze is one of the most exciting launches of 2012. Find out more here
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Carnival Breeze Review

Carnival Breeze is the third of Carnival’s “fun” ships – and promises to be the most exciting yet Carnival Breeze is the third of the line’s “Dream-class” of ships, and a sister ship to last year’s Magic. The...

Carnival Destiny to undergo $155m refit and name change

Carnival Destiny will undergo a $155 million dry dock makeover next year Carnival Destiny (pictured above) will be transformed into one of the line’s “Fun Ships” and take a new name Carnival Sunshine in 2013. The...
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The Ultimate Shore Excursions

Try horse riding in the Caribbean, visit a volcano in Iceland or race through river rapids in Canada- cruise excursions are reinventing themselves in a big way. Get Active Cruising offers the perfect opportunity to try...

Carnival Breeze

Carnival’s new ‘Fun Ship’, Carnival Breeze, arrives in June 2012 with a debut schedule of 12-day Mediterranean voyages before repositioning to Miami in November for year-round six- and eight-day Caribbean departures.   We are counting down...

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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