Tagged: Galveston

Gwen Stefani Names Carnival Jubilee, Marking First Cruise Ship Christening In Galveston

Carnival Jubilee’s Naming Ceremony (Recorded Live) | Carnival Cruise Line

The stars were out in Texas on Saturday as Carnival Cruise Line celebrated the naming of its new flagship Carnival Jubilee, global music superstar Gwen Stefani was honored as the ship’s godmother, and Feb. 24 was declared “Carnival Jubilee Day” by Galveston Mayor Craig Brown – all on the same day that marked the 100th birthday of the late Ted Arison, Carnival Cruise Line’s founder. (more…)

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Smooth Sailing Aboard Carnival Breeze for Galveston Students Interested in Maritime Careers

Smooth Sailing Aboard Carnival Breeze for Galveston Students Interested in Maritime Careers (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - July 2023)Carnival Cruise Line welcomed 20 Galveston budding marine leaders from Galveston for a special tour of Carnival Breeze and presentation on career opportunities in the cruise industry as students from the Maritime Careers Summer Camp sponsored by Texas A&M University and the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce visited the ship today. (more…)



Over 200 Sickened by Gastrointestinal Illness on Ruby Princess – U.S. Health Officials Now Boarding Cruise Ship in Galveston to Investigate

At least two-hundred and nineteen passengers and crew became ill, experiencing vomiting and diarrhea, from a gastrointestinal illness aboard Princess Cruises’ Ruby Princess which has returned this morning to Galveston, Texas following a cruise to the Caribbean. (more…)





New Royal Caribbean Terminal Opens, Welcoming Largest Cruise Ship. The $125 Million Terminal in Galveston, Texas, is Home to the State’s First Oasis Class Ship, Allure of the Seas

Allure of The Seas  at GalvestonEverything’s bigger in Texas, and the biggest, boldest adventure has arrived. Today, (Nov. 9, 2022) Royal Caribbean International’s new $125 million cruise terminal in Galveston, Texas, opened its doors and welcomed the Lone Star State’s largest cruise ship, Allure of the Seas. (more…)

Galveston Wharves Aligns on Shore Power Project with Shell, Cruise Lines, CenterPoint Energy, Texas A&M Parties Commit to Explore Potential of Environmentally Beneficial Program

The Port of GalvestonThe Galveston Wharves, together with Carnival Corporation, CenterPoint Energy, Royal Caribbean Group, Shell Trading (US) Company and Texas A&M University at Galveston, will work toward potential solutions to develop environmentally beneficial shore power at the Port of Galveston through a non-binding memorandum of understanding. (more…)





Port of Galveston: New Royal Caribbean Cruise Terminal Taking Shape

Port of Galveston: New Royal Caribbean Cruise Terminal Taking Shape  (March 2022)“Our waterfront skyline is changing as construction of the Port of Galveston’s third cruise terminal progresses at Pier 10. The dramatic 68-foot-tall building front will be faced with colorful blue panels, vertical accent windows, and the distinctive Royal Caribbean anchor logo”, says Rodger Rees, Galveston Wharves Port Director and CEO. (more…)

Carnival Breeze Returns to Service from Galveston Today; Third Carnival Cruise Line Ship to Resume Guest Operations

Carnival Breeze Returns to Service from Galveston Today; Third Carnival Cruise Line Ship to Resume Guest Operations (July 2021)Carnival Breeze returns to service today when it departs on a four-day cruise from Galveston, part of its popular schedule of short cruises from that port. The ship is the line’s third to resume service, following the sailings of Carnival Vista from Galveston and Carnival Horizon from Miami in early July. (more…)

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