has scooped a number of awards at the 2008 Porthole Cruise Magazine's Reader Choice Awards.
The cruise line beat off competition to win a total of nine awards, coming first in categories such as best shore excursions, best entertainment and best website.
Furthermore, Carnival was named as the best value-for-money cruise line and the best for children's programmes.
Commenting on the awards, Lynn Torrent, Carnival's senior vice president of sales and guest programmes, said it was an honour to receive "constant recognition".
"Winning so many awards in so many different categories is a wonderful validation of our efforts to provide guests with fun and memorable vacations at affordable prices," she said.
In related news, Carnival's newest and largest vessel, the Carnival Splendor
, arrived in Fort Lauderdale last week, following its European debut earlier this year.
Written by Fiona Mayers