Carnival Cruise Line Grand Bahama Port Breaks Ground

A brand new cruise port is on the horizon for Carnival Cruise Line. In cooperation with the Grand Bahama Port Authority and the Government of The Bahamas, Carnival Cruise Line held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new cruise port destination on Grand Bahama Island. The new Carnival Grand Bahama cruise port destination, expected to open in late 2024, is being developed on the south side of the island and will continue to serve as a gateway to Grand Bahama while also offering guests a uniquely Bahamian experience with many exciting…

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Carnival Celebration to Feature Miami Themed Zone

Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-Class ship, Carnival Celebration, will pay homage to Miami, the city where the line was founded 50 years ago. While most of the design elements of Carnival Celebration will be carried over from sister ship Mardi Gras launched in 2021, some of the ship’s six zones will be tweaked to offer some personalization, as has been the case with other ships launched within specific classes.   Named after the address of Carnival’s original headquarters, 820 Biscayne will celebrate the culture, architectural styles and flavors of the…

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Carnival’s 3rd Excel Class Ship Coming to Texas in 2023

Carnival Jubilee

With the official launch and naming of Carnival’s Mardi Gras now complete, Carnival Cruise Line has just announced that the third Excel-Class ship Carnival Jubilee, will be based in Galveston, Texas for when she debuts in 2023. Also Watch: Carnival Mardi Gras | Full Ship Walkthrough Tour Carnival Jubilee, will follow Carnival Celebration, the line’s second Excel Class vessel, coming to PortMiami in November 2022. However, this new Excel-class ship will not be the first Jubilee to sail from Galveston. As it gets ready to celebrate its 50th birthday in…

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Carnival’s Mardi Gras to Offer Chinese/Mexican Eatery

With the excitement building towards Carnival’s Mardi Gras debut on July 31st, the cruise line announced a brand new two-in-one dining concept. The Chinese/Mexican restaurant called Chibang!, will join the already impressive lineup of food options on the first Excel Class ship. Responding to guests’ feedback for more diverse dining choices on board, particularly Chinese and Mexican cuisine, Chibang! is part of an expanded list of dining options created just for Mardi Gras. Watch Video: Carnival’s Mardi Gras – 5 Key Exterior Differences (Excel Class vs Carnival Fleet) For a…

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Carnival to Grow Fleet with Two Additional Ships by 2023

Here they grow again! Carnival Cruise Line announced plans today to grow its fleet by two additional ships by 2023, taking the delivery position of an Excel-class ship that had previously been assigned to sister line AIDA Cruises that will arrive in late 2023, as well as taking ownership of Costa Magica from another of its European sister lines, with that ship going through a dry dock, renaming and Carnival-branded conversion and joining the fleet by mid-2022. Costa Magica was built on the same platform as the original Carnival Destiny/Triumph…

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