Carnival Cruise Lines Revamps Its Wedding Program

Carnival Cruise Lines revamped its wedding program – upgrading everything from floral arrangements, decorations and photography to delicious new culinary selections and a greater variety of romantic on-island ceremonies.

Carnival offers a variety of beachside ceremonies with recently added choices such as Grand Turk and Freeport, as well as Barbados, Grand Cayman, St. Thomas, the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay and more.

Carnival’s enhanced wedding packages include:

Just You & Me (maximum of eight people) – starting at $1,355 and includes
-          Wedding ceremony
-          Bouquet and boutonniere
-          Tiered wedding cake with keepsake wedding topper
-          Champagne toast with keepsake flutes
-          Photography services
-          Decorated wedding aisle
-          Pre-recorded music
-          Officiant (couples are also welcome to bring their own clergy)

Time to Celebrate (based on 20 guests) – starting at $1,795 and includes
-          All of the amenities of Just You & Me plus:
-          One-hour reception
-          Open bar
-          Selection of hot & cold hors d’ oeuvres
-          Coffee/tea service

Time to Celebrate…Big! (based on 20 guests) – starting at $1,975 and includes
-          All of the amenities of Just You & Me plus:
-          One-and-one-half-hour reception
-          Open bar
-          Selection of hot & cold hors d’ oeuvres
-          Custom-designed ice carving

Let Us Serve You (minimum eight guests) – starting at $1,595 and includes
-          All of the amenities of Just You & Me plus:
-          Full-service dining room luncheon  with four-course menu
-          Open-pour wine

Island Breeze – starting at $1,395 and includes
-          Romantic ceremony performed at exotic island location
-          Complimentary round-trip transportation to island venue

Wedding packages include the services of a personal wedding planner to assist the couple on their special day, as well as priority check-in and boarding for all wedding guests. Wedding packages can be customized with music and videography services at an additional cost.

Couples can also reaffirm their marriage vows with Carnival’s Renewal of Vows ceremonies which are performed by the ship’s captain.

Carnival also updated its wedding web site (www.carnival.com/wedding-cruises) to reflect all of the new choices and has also created a new brochure to provide an at-a-glance view of the company’s wide-ranging offerings (an online version of the brochure will be available on the line’s travel agent Internet portal, GoCCL.com).

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For more information, visit GoCCL.com.