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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Carnival Cruise Lines Philanthropic Gesture

A peek into one of Carnival's no view category 4 stateroom

Carnival Cruise Lines donated $10,000 to the United Way of Brevard during grand opening festivities of the new Terminal 6 at Port Canaveral. Carnival also provided a seven-day Caribbean cruise for two from Port Canaveral aboard the Carnival Dream to one attendee of the event, which kicked off the United Way of Brevard’s fall campaign.

Carnival’s Chief Marketing Officer Jim Berra served as the keynote speaker for the event, which featured a “Wizard of Oz” theme with characters from the film interacting with guests and the new terminal decorated to resemble Emerald City.

Berra’s comments highlighted the relationship between the cruise line and the Canaveral Port Authority that dates back more than 20 years. With three ships based year-round and two additional ships visiting the Space Coast as a port of call, Carnival is Port Canaveral’s number-one cruise line, accounting for nearly 800,000 passengers annually.

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