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[7 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine kicks off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises in May 2019.
Carnival Sunshine provides an exciting new vacation choice from Charleston and features one of the widest arrays of food, beverage and entertainment options within the Carnival fleet, including spectacular open-air attractions like the WaterWorks aqua park and SportSquare recreation area, a stunning three-deck-high adults-only retreat featuring a waterfall and adjoining pool, several specialty restaurants and more than 550 staterooms with private balconies.
“With …

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[4 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

 
Online reservations for specialty dining options on the Carnival Horizon – including the line’s first teppanyaki venue, Fahrenheit 555 steakhouse, Ji Ji Asian Kitchen, Cucina del Capitano Italian-style family restaurant, and The Chef’s Table – are now open via the “Manage my Cruise” tab on carnival.com.  The new 133,500-ton ship is set to debut in Europe April 2, 2018.
In addition to a variety of tantalizing dining venues, Carnival Horizon will feature popular innovations introduced on its sister ship, Carnival Vista, including the bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, the Havana section with …

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[1 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Panorama has been chosen as the name of Carnival Cruise Line’s new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to debut in fall 2019.
Carnival Panorama is the third in the line’s highly successful Vista-class series, which are all named to reflect the connection between the vessels and the sea and highlighted by stunning indoor/outdoor spaces that create a truly unique seagoing vacation experience.
Carnival Panorama will join its sister ships – Carnival Vista, which entered service in 2016, and Carnival Horizon, set to debut April 2, 2018.  The three 3,954-passenger Vista-class ships are the …

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[4 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 15, 2011) — As the first steel plate was cut today marking the official start of construction of Princess Cruises’ next ship, the line unveiled the vessel’s profile, released preliminary details about some of its features, and revealed its name — Royal Princess. This will be the third time the name Royal Princess has been given to a Princess ship.Debuting in spring of 2013, the new 141,000-ton, 3,600-passenger Royal Princess is the first of two new-generation ships…
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[21 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
To gear up for Carnival’s Cyber Weekend Deals, Carnival Cruise Line is hosting a fun online game that awards a wide variety of great prizes, including a Caribbean cruise for two on the massive 133,500-ton vessel.
Running Nov. 21-23, the Carnival Vista Hunt instant win game offers participants a chance to take home a wide range of prizes simply by searching for clues on the line’s 360° Carnival Vista page located at https://www.carnival.com/awaywego/carnivalvistahunt.
Each clue will reveal incredible prizes, from Carnival gift cards up to $500 to various Carnival logo items, including …

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[24 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 3, 2012) — Princess Cruises announced today that for the first time it will base a ship in San Francisco year round, beginning in May 2013. The extensively renovated Grand Princess will first offer a series of Alaska cruises during the summer months from the “City by the Bay,” followed by a schedule of Hawaiian Islands, Mexico and the California Coast sailings during the fall 2013 to spring 2014 season. Last year the 2,600-passenger Grand Princess underwent the larges…
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[13 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Vista has been named Best New Ship in Cruise Critic’s Editors’ Picks Awards, with the line earning Best-Value-For-Money for the third consecutive year.
Selected by Cruise Critic’s editorial team, the awards recognize cruise lines in a wide range of product- and service-related categories.
Carnival Vista earned Best New Ship honors for its many on-board innovations, including a groundbreaking bike-ride-in-the-sky aerial attraction called SkyRide, the first IMAX Theatre at sea, and the RedFrog Pub & Brewery, the first brewery on a North American-based cruise ship.  Carnival Vista entered service May 1 and, …

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[12 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

 

 
Carnival Vista’s Kaleid-o-slide – the longest and wildest water slide in the Carnival fleet – has been named one of the Best Splash-Tastic Water Slides by Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ship Guide.
The centerpiece of the ship’s massive WaterWorks aqua park, Kaleid-o-slide was recognized for providing a truly unique and memorable experience, with thrill seekers enjoying a 455-foot-long adventure with exhilarating twists and turns and stunning kaleidoscopic visual effects.  Carnival Vista’s WaterWorks also includes the line’s signature Twister slide, a children’s splash zone and a 300-gallon tipping bucket called PowerDrencher.
Kaleid-o-slide is …

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[29 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 28, 2012) – Princess Cruises today marked the beginning of construction of the second of its new generation of ships with the official keel laying ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. At the same time the line announced that the ship’s name will be Regal Princess.The vessel, a sister ship to Royal Princess, will debut in Spring 2014. The company and shipyard officials started the countdown to the ship’s launch today as the keel – the bottommost…
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[16 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Classification society Lloyd’s Register has bestowed the “ECO Notation” designation on the new Carnival Vista, marking the first Carnival Cruise Line ship to achieve this distinction. The notation recognizes that the cruise line designed, built and operates Carnival Vista in a manner that exceeds current maritime statutory environmental regulations.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) established a set of voluntary standards that vessels can seek to achieve that exceed regulations established by the International Maritime Organization and other national and international regulatory agencies. Vessels seeking the ECO Notation must comply with a set of …