Carnival Cruise Line Named 'Most Trusted Cruise Line in America' by Reader's Digest for the Second Year in a Row

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Carnival Cruise Line Named 'Most Trusted Cruise Line in America' by Reader's Digest for the Second Year in a Row

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:30am

CAMPAIGN: Recognition of our Efforts

CONTENT: Press Release

MIAMIOctober 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- For the second consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has been named Most Trusted Cruise Line in America by Reader's Digest. 

The award is based on a poll of more than 5,000 Americans nationwide who were asked to rate products they trust across 40 different categories in areas such as quality, value, and reliability. Carnival received more votes than any other cruise line. The awards are featured in the October issue of Reader's Digest.

Carnival continues to enhance its onboard offerings, building upon its brand promise of providing fun, memorable vacations at a great value while keeping up with consumer trends and exceeding the expectations of its guests.

Earlier this year marked the debut of the line's newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista, which offers such groundbreaking features as the SkyRide aerial attraction, the first IMAX Theatre at sea, the RedFrog Pub & Brewery that includes the line's first on-board brewery and the fleet's largest water park highlighted by the 455-foot-long Kaleid-o-Slide.   

Carnival has also expanded upon its exclusive partnerships with Food Network star 
Guy Fieriwith plans to roll out the new Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse on several ships and Dr. Seuss Enterprises, serving as the Official Seagoing Headquarters for The Cat in the Hat's presidential campaign, part of the fleetwide Seuss at Sea program.   

Carnival is also a major supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, raising more than$10 million for the hospital since launching its Care to Play: Carnival for St. Jude Kids program in 2010. As part of its Honor. Family. Fun. program honoring Operation Homefront, an organization that assists military families, Carnival will be hosting an exclusive shipboard concert for military families by seven-time Grammy Award-winning country music superstar
Carrie Underwood aboard the new Carnival Vista when it makes its U.S. arrival in November.

The Carnival Journeys enrichment series is also expanding with more than 20 voyages visiting spectacular ports throughout AlaskaHawaii, the Caribbean, and other destinations.

"Vacations are more important than ever and as America's Cruise Line we consider it an honor that our guests entrust us with their well-deserved vacations year after year," said 
Christine Duffy, Carnival's president. "Being named America's Most Trusted Cruise Line by the readers of Reader's Digest for two years running is a testament to our focus on providing our guests with unforgettable vacations as well as the incredible effort put forth by our team members, both on board and ashore," she added.

A full list of Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brands is available at

Additional information and reservations on Carnival's cruises are available by contacting any travel agent, calling 1-800-CARNIVAL or visiting

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About Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), is "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®" with 25 ships operating three- to 16-day voyages to The Bahamas,Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, AlaskaHawaiiCanadaNew EnglandBermudaEuropeAustralia,New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. The company currently has the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon set to debut in 2018, along with two 180,000-ton ships scheduled to enter service in 2020 and 2022.

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Claire West
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CAMPAIGN: Recognition of our Efforts

CONTENT: Press Release