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World Premiere: AIDAsol Supplied for the First Time with Low-Emission Electricity from LNG

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June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On May 30, 2015, AIDA Cruises and Becker Marine Systems celebrated a world premiere in the Port of Hamburg. Upon successful completion of the final technical tests, AIDAsol was provided during its lay time in Hamburg’s HafenCity for the first time with low-emission electricity from liquefied natural gas (LNG) via the LNG Hybrid Barge.

AIDA Home awarded DGNB Seal of Approval for Sustainable Construction

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June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The new office complex “AIDA Home” of the cruise line AIDA Cruises in Rostock, Germany, is the first office building in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania to be certified with the Silver Seal of Approval for Sustainable Construction by the DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council). In the evaluation of AIDA Home, factors including resource-conserving use of natural materials, renewable primary energy, and drinking water were examined. Criteria such as land use, accessibility, and thermal and sound insulation were also included in the certification.

INTERFAITH OCEANS Applauds Carnival Corporation’s Moves to Sustainability and Service

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June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Just four days before today’s World Oceans Day, Carnival Corporation unveiled their newest cruise line – fathom, dedicated to impact travel, where cruisers do volunteer work in the destination country. Invited to the announcement event were members of INTERFAITH OCEANS – a multi-faith ethics campaign dedicated to bridging faith and science, restoring oceans and their communities. Director Lorbiecki said,  “The poor everywhere are always the most harmed by environmental destruction.

Frisco Roughriders and Carnival Cruise Line Host 'Kids Day' Event for Local Youth

500 Underserved Children Enjoy Memorable Day of Fun
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MIAMI, June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Cruise Line, Texas’ number one cruise operator, and the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, hosted a special day of fun, food and baseball this weekend at Dr Pepper Ballpark for 500 children and their families from across the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The second annual “Carnival Kids Day” was part of the cruise line’s multi-year partnership with the ‘Riders.

Philips LEDs on Costa Cruises' Fleet: One More Step Toward Sustainability

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December 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting, is supporting Costa Cruises in its path of sustainable business by upgrading its fleet with the latest LED lighting. More than 300,000 light fittings are being replaced across 10 ships with the MASTER LED and CorePro LEDTube solutions. The lighting project guarantees energy savings of up to 80 percent and a resulting huge reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Carnival Corporation Encourages Excellence in Travel Writing as Gold Supporter for Society of American Travel Writers Foundation

World’s largest cruise company donates $120,000 over three years for annual Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, considered travel industry’s premier contest
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November 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise company, is teaming up with the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Foundation as the first Gold supporter of the annual Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition.

Carnival Among Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Report Says

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A report from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) gave several South Florida-based companies perfect scores in its 2015 Corporate Equality Index this week.

The assessment rated 781 U.S. companies on the equality of their employment opportunities, employment benefits, LGBT competency and public commitment to LGBT-specific efforts like marketing to LGBT consumers. Points were deducted if the company had any known activity that was seen as anti-LGBT in recent public records.

The Joys of Fall

By: Kara DeVita
Blog

Fall is one of my favorite seasons and not just because it means the end of summer heat and the welcome of crisp autumn mornings. Every fall, AT&T employees participate in our annual Employee Giving Campaign. And every fall I am reminded of the generosity of the more than 130,000 employees who give back to their community through our campaign. This year was no different – over the last two months we have collected pledges from 131,207 employees, totaling more than $36 million!

Carnival Corporation Significantly Increases Installations of Industry-First Exhaust Gas Cleaning Technology, Expands to More Than 70 Percent of Fleet

Carnival Corporation is investing as much as $400 million to expand innovative exhaust gas-cleaning technology to over 70 vessels across its brands, up from 32 announced last year
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A major advancement in environmental technology being used for first time in the restricted space of cruise ships, system uses filters and seawater to “scrub” emissions and significantly advance cleaner air quality for oceangoing vessels

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A major advancement in environmental technology being used for first time in the restricted space of cruise ships, system uses filters and seawater to “scrub” emissions and significantly advance cleaner air quality for oceangoing vessels

Science, Springtime and a Carnival... How could that not be fun?

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The Philadelphia Science Carnival was last weekend in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to sunshine and a lovely breeze, the carnival showcased science and technology in everyday life.

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