Carnival Corp. & plc, the Miami Heat Charitable Fund and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation are pledging up to $10m in funding and in-kind support for relief and rebuilding efforts in Florida and throughout the Caribbean following Hurricane Irma.

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is assisting first responders and people experiencing hardship following Huricane Irma with accommodations and meals.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have unveiled a new joint promotional video, highlighting the two organisations’ partnership of nearly 50 years, and raising awareness of the work that the charity does. It also recognises the important role that Fred. Olsen’s guests play in helping the charity’s volunteers to save lives at sea.

 

Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corp. & plc and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have identified five nonprofit organizations to receive at least $2m for Hurricane Harvey relief and rebuilding efforts.

Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corp. & plc and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation are pledging at least $2m to relief and rebuilding efforts in the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Harvey.

Carnival Cruise Line hosted a Seuss-a-Palooza event for kids attending the YMCA of South Alabama Summer Camp program. Held aboard Mobile's year-round ship, Carnival Fantasy, the event featured Seuss-inspired activities that are featured on Carnival cruises.

Surplus food on Costa Cruises ships will now be put to good use—helping hungry children ashore—in a new partnership with an Italian food bank.

Costa Cruises reduced waste by 9.5% per passenger day and cut its carbon footprint by 5% from 2015 to 2016. Fuel consumption per passenger day went down 3%, according to the company's newly released 2016 sustainability report.

In a key milestone of the recently announced cooperation between Costa Group and Mercy Ships, the first Costa Group volunteer is scheduled to serve a four-month stint aboard Africa Mercy.

Kuşadası and Bodrum Cruise Port, both operated by Global Ports Holding (GPH) have been awarded ‘Green Port’ certification in recognition of their environmental and corporate responsibility credentials.

 

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