Carnival Cruise Lines is a British-American owned company with a head office in Miami. It was founded in 1972 by Ted Arison, and is now one of 11 cruise ship brands that is in the Carnival Corporation & PLC family of companies.
Carnival Cruise Lines has the distinction of having the largest fleet in the company group, and it has over 20 vessels in operation. The ships that make up the Carnival Cruise Lines fleet are designed for short-term getaways at sea. Known as "Fun Ships," they feature a number of activities on board.In 1996, the Carnival Destiny, measuring 101,000 tons, was the largest passenger ship in the world. In 2009, Carnival Cruise Lines launched the Carnival Dream, which measured 130,000 gross tons. The Dream was first deployed for cruises in the Mediterranean, and has a crew of more than 1,300. The Dream's sister ship, the Carnival Magic, set sail in June of 2011.
The Carnival Cruise Lines fleet includes the following ships:
See the magnificent Carnival Dream and meet its Cruise Director in this video:
Passengers interested in booking a cruise on one of the Carnival's ships can choose from the following destinations:
Guests on board a Carnival Cruise Lines ship can choose from a number of activities, including:
The cruise line caters to customers looking for a unique place to hold a meeting or conference, as well as groups who wish to travel together. Dream wedding packages are also an important part of Carnival's Cruise Lines' marketing strategy. Couples can choose to have their wedding on board ship or book the cruise as part of a destination wedding experience.
People who have already said, "I do" don't need to feel left out. Carnival Cruise Lines also offers packages to couples who wish to renew their wedding vows.
Carnival Cruise Lines is the largest company of its kind in the world and hires thousands of people for employment opportunities on board its ships, as well as for corporate positions, which don't involve being on the water.
Examples of positions for which Carnival frequently has openings include the following:
Carnival is recruiting throughout the year and worldwide through a variety of means. Some staff are hired via staffing agencies and concessionaires. Find out about applying with Carnival when you become a CruiseJobFinder member.