Carnival Sells Two Ships and Two Enter Long Term Layup

Carnival Cruise Line made it official today that two of their ships Carnival Fantasy and Carnival Inspiration have been sold. Additionally, Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination will move to a long term lay-up status, with no specific timeline identified for a return to operation. These moves are part of Carnival Corporation’s recent announcement to reduce its overall capacity and focus on ships with upgraded features. All four of these Fantasy Class ships are some of the oldest in the Carnival fleet with Fantasy originally arriving in 1990, Fascination in 1994,…

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Carnival Fascination Getting Massive Makeover

Carnival Fascination

The Carnival Fascination, one of Carnival Cruise Line’s popular Fantasy-Class ships will undergo a multi-million-dollar dry dock to add the line’s newest food and beverage venues. The new spaces include Guy’s Burger Joint, the cocktail pharmacy-themed Alchemy Bar, BlueIguana Cantina Mexican eatery, Cherry on Top sweets shop, the poolside RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar, and a Bonsai Sushi Express venue. The two-week dry dock will take place Feb. 4-17, 2018, in Freeport, The Bahamas, prior to the ship resuming its year-round schedule of seven-day southern Caribbean cruises from…

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