EasyCruise ad reignites battle with Carnival

12/7/2005 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

A new easyCruise ad in the Miami Herald that debuted soon after the line made its Caribbean debut pokes fun at Carnival's ships. Miami-based Carnival refused to comment on the ad, which implies Carnival's ships feature "tacky ballrooms full of old folks." EasyCruise founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou said over the summer that the decor of Carnival's Costa Magica is "tacky," which prompted an angry response from Carnival CEO Micky Arison.

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