Carnival Says It Set Single-Month Booking Record

Carnival Says It Set Single-Month Booking Record

Profile photo of Maya Brownyard

Carnival Cruise Lines said it booked 17 percent more reservations in January than in the same month in 2013, setting a new single-month record for bookings.

More than 565,000 people reserved space on a Carnival cruise in January. The website attracted 13 million visits, another all-time high.

Carnival said the increase was achieved without addition of a new ship over the 12-month period.

President Gerry Cahill attributed the upturn to the line’s “Moments that Matter” ad campaign, which began in the fall, attractive promotions, product enhancements and recognition of Carnival’s value by consumers.

“We are seeing heavy sales growth in all channels, particularly via our travel agent partners, and we would like to express our tremendous appreciation for their support,” Cahill said.

Cahill said Carnival has continued to roll out its $500 million Fun Ship 2.0 product-enhancement program across the fleet, which includes dining, bar and entertainment upgrades.

In 2014, a total of 11 Carnival ships will feature major Fun Ship 2.0 enhancements.

Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in News


The Best All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts For Group Getaways

Christine OkoyeMarch 4, 2016

11 Vacation Ideas From The Best Movies Of The Year

Christine OkoyeMarch 4, 2016

It List 2016: The Best New Hotels On The Planet

Christine OkoyeMarch 3, 2016

Could Jamaica Be The New Hollywood Of The Caribbean? These Filmmakers Think So

Christine OkoyeMarch 3, 2016

Feel The Force With Disney’s New Star Wars At Sea

Christine OkoyeMarch 2, 2016

Unlimited Vacation Club To Celebrate Upcoming Spring Events

Christine OkoyeMarch 1, 2016

AMResorts Expands Sunscape Resorts And Spas Brand Footprint With First Property In The Dominican Republic

Christine OkoyeFebruary 25, 2016

How To Shop Hong Kong Like A Local

Christine OkoyeFebruary 24, 2016

Eating Your Way Through Negril, Jamaica’s Culinary Hot Spot

Christine OkoyeFebruary 23, 2016

7 Wellness Travel Trends To Watch In 2016

Christine OkoyeFebruary 19, 2016

Quirky, Cool, And Chic — Mexico City Off The Beaten Path

Christine OkoyeFebruary 18, 2016

How To Vacation Like A President

Christine OkoyeFebruary 17, 2016

Copyright © 2014 Perspective Group