Carnival’s Mardi Gras – New Spots to Eat, Drink & Chill

Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival Mardi Gras will continue the evolution of Carnival Cruise Line’s recent cruise ships with bold new features, modern designs and tons of dining choices. In their latest reveal, the line provided further details on the extensive offerings available within the ship’s Lido and Summer Landing zones. Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said: New Food and Beverage Concepts in Lido and Summer Landing Zones Street Eats – This open-air eatery will bring the ready-to-eat nature of street food to the seas with three themed kiosks offering fried, steamed…

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Carnival Mardi Gras Keel-Laying Ceremony held in Finland

Carnival Mardi Gras Keel-Laying

Commencing the official start of construction for the largest cruise ship ever built by Carnival Cruise Line, a keel-laying ceremony was held today at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland, for Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras. Also Watch: Mardi Gras – Carnival Mega Cruise Ship Preview (2020) The ceremony, which dates back hundreds of years, was highlighted by the placement of coins placed on top of a 750-ton keel block called 3C signifying good luck for the ship and the official start of construction. Mardi Gras will be a…

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Carnival’s Mardi Gras Ship to have Premium Level Suites

Mardi Gras Excel Suites

Carnival Cruise Line announced the addition of a premium level of suites onboard their largest cruise ship Mardi Gras.The new category is called Carnival Excel and features suites with select amenities and access to a new resort-style, open-air enclave called Loft 19. Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said: New Premium Level Carnival Excel Suites The new premium suite level on Mardi Gras includes 32 suites in four categories: Carnival Excel Presidential Suite –Two Presidential Suites – the largest in the fleet – located on Deck 17 that feature…

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Carnival Freedom Updated with New Experiences

Carnival Freedom Refurbishment

The Carnival Freedom cruise ship has just returned from a three-week multi million dollar dry dock where she received several new enhancements. This refurbishment is part of Carnival Cruise Lines $2 billion ship enhancement program that is adding the line’s popular Funship 2.0 innovations across the fleet. The new and enhanced experiences include: WaterWorks: Featuring a 203-foot-long AquaTunnel slide and Carnival’s signature 212-foot-long Twister slide along with a 75-gallon PowerDrencher tipping bucket and SplashZone area for kids. Bonsai Express: the success of the full-service Bonsai Sushi restaurants has spawned this…

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Chef Emeril bringing Bam to Carnival Mardi Gras

Emeril's Bistro Carnival Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line has announced a new partnership with celebrity chef and restaurateur, Emeril Lagasse. A brand new specialty restaurant will debut onboard Carnival’s new mega ship Mardi Gras. Located in the heart of Mardi Gras’ French Quarter zone, Emeril’s Bistro 1396 will showcase the chef’s signature dishes that earned him the reputation as one of New Orleans’ most acclaimed and respected chefs. Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said: Named after Mardi Gras’ hull number at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, the bistro will celebrate New Orleans’…

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