Books open for Carnival Celebration, debuting November 2022

Books open for Carnival Celebration, debuting November 2022

MIAMI — Carnival Cruise Line has opened reservations for its new Carnival Celebration, set to debut in November 2022 as part of the line’s 50th birthday.

A sister to Carnival’s first XL-class ship, Mardi Gras, Carnival Celebration will make its debut with an inaugural 14-day Carnival Journeys cruise on Nov. 6, 2022, followed by year-round service from PortMiami on Nov. 21, 2022.

It will offer many of the same features of Mardi Gras, including BOLT, the first roller coaster at sea, along with other unique design features created specifically for this vessel.

Carnival’s 50th Birthday celebration kicks off in March 2022 with a series of commemorative sailings that will include special entertainment and itineraries that continue all year long, culminating with Carnival Celebration’s arrival in November.

“Carnival Celebration promises to be a spectacular addition to our fleet – just in time for our 50th birthday – and we’ve put together a terrific array of itineraries kicking off with a two-week-long inaugural transatlantic cruise and then year-round Caribbean sailings from PortMiami featuring some of the most beautiful and popular destinations in the region,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.

Carnival Celebration’s inaugural Carnival Journey’s sailing on Nov. 6, 2022 will depart Southampton and arrive in Miami on Nov. 20. Featured ports on this two-week voyage include La Coruña and Vigo, Spain; Funchal (Maderia), Portugal; and Tenerife, Spain.

Once in Miami, it will offer a special six-day Thanksgiving cruise visiting Grand Turk, Amber Cove and Nassau Nov. 21-27, then begin its year-round, seven-day Caribbean cruise rotation on Nov. 27, 2022, offering week-long voyages departing Sundays to the eastern and western Caribbean. Eastern Caribbean cruises will call at Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and St. Thomas, USVI or St. Maarten, N.A., while the western Caribbean route will feature Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico, and Mahogany Bay, Isla Roatan.

Two special eight-day cruises will then depart Dec. 11 and Dec. 19, 2022 featuring stops at Grand Turk, Amber Cove, San Juan and St. Thomas, while a one-time, five-day cruise to Amber Cove and Grand Turk will operate Jan. 3-8, 2023.



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