Thursday, August 9, 2007

Carnival Blog Makes News

John Heald, the cruise director on board the Carnival Freedom has been running a blog about daily life on the ship since March. In just a few short months, his blog has reached 1/2 a million visitors. It has become so popular that people want to go on the ship just to meet the famous blogging cruise director himself. There are t-shirts available, and a cruise dedicated to the blog set for January 19th 2008. CNN Money has an article about John, his blog and the popularity is has gained in just over 5 months.

The blog is a must read for anyone who is interested in cruising. John has a wonderful way of pulling you into what is happening on the ship and in the ports with his descriptions and wonderful pictures and the way he answers letters he receives from the passengers on board. The Freedom is currently cruising the Mediterranean, but will begin cruises out of Miami come November of this year.

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