Carnival Plans to Restart Cruises on Eight Ships from its Miami and Texas Ports in August

Carnival said a few days ago it plans to restart some of its cruise itineraries from North America in August as it tries to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Cruises from Miami, Port Canaveral, and Galveston are set to resume on August 1, however, trips for all other North American and Australian markets would remain suspended through August 31.

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Carnival Cruise Line Plans to Sail Again Starting in August

Carnival Cruise Line announced last week its plans to gradually resume cruising in North America in August, nearly five months after it stopped operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sailings will begin on August 1 with eight ships setting off from Galveston, Texas; Miami; Port Canaveral, Florida. The company noted they decided to resume operations at these ports as the majority of customers can easily drive to them.

According to Carnival’s website, the cruises will sail to destinations including the Bahamas and Cozumel, Mexico.

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Carnival’s New and Largest Cruise Ship Completes Construction Milestone

Carnival Cruise Line’s largest ever cruise ship, Mardi Gras completed a construction milestone yesterday when she touched water for the first time.

After Mardi Gras floated out of the dry dock, the vessel was repositioned to a new location at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland to finalize its interior and exterior outfitting, including the installation of the first roller coaster at sea, dubbed BOLT, part of the Ultimate Playground outdoor recreation area.

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Carnival Cruise’s New Mardi Gras Ship Heads to Port Canaveral in 2020

Carnival Cruise Line has revealed that the upcoming Mardi Gras will arrive with innovative new stateroom designs when it joins in the fleet in 2020.

Mardi Gras will be the largest ship in the company’s fleet and it will feature the popular Havana inspired cabins with exclusive access to a Cuban-themed bar, first introduced on the Vista-class.

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Carnival Announces Roller Coaster on New Cruise Ship From Florida

Carnival Cruise Line announced plans to launch the first cruise ship with a roller coaster on board.
Carnival promises ‘heart-pounding’ onboard roller coaster on its highly anticipated cruise ship, Mardi Gras.

The all-electric coaster, the BOLT, will travel nearly 40 mph and take riders on a series of twists, turns and drops, right around the ship’s famous whale-tail funnel. Continue reading