Carnival


Have you ever thought about what the Carnival Cruise line is all about? Well, you can Google it. I will give you some information on what is up with Carnival.

Facts

  • Founded
    • March 11, 1972
  • Founder
    • Ted Arizon
  • Headquarters
    • Doral, Florida, United States
  • Area Served
    • Worldwide
  • Key People
    • Christine Duffy
      • President

Some history

They started to sail from Miami, Florida, on the Mardi Gras. They acquired another ship from the Canadian Pacific in 1975.

In the 1980’s, they built their ship called the Tropicale. They have come a long way since then.

Fleet

The current fleet consists of twenty-five vessels, and they are:

Fantasy Class Ships

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Elation1998-Present2,130
Paradise1998-Present2,124

Sunshine Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Sunshine1996-Present3,002
Sunrise1999-Present2,984
Radiance2000-Present2,984

Spirit Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Spirit2001-Present2,124
Pride2002-Present2,124
Legend2002-Present2,124
Miracle2004-Present2,124
Luminosa2022-Present2,260

Conquest Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Conquest2002-present2,980
Glory2003-present2,980
Valor2004-Present2,980
Liberty2005-Present2,980
Freedom2007-Present2,980

Splendor Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Splendor2008- Present3,012

Dream Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Bream2009-Present3,646
Magic2011-present3,690
Breeze2012-present3,690

Vista Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Vista2016- present3,934
Horizon2018-present3,960
Panorama2019-present4,008

Venice Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Venezia2023-present4,208

Excel Class

ShipHow longGuest Capacity
Mardi Gras2021-Present5,282
Celebration2022-Present5,282

Planned Future Ships

ShipwhenHomeportClass
Jubilee2023Galveston, TexasExcel
Firenze2024Long BeachVenice

I wonder if the Panorama will still be there as well.

Former Fleet

Empress Class

ShipHow long with CarnivalScrapped
Mardi Gras1972-19932003
Carnivale1975-19932008

Festivale Class

ShipHow long with CarnivalScrapped
Festivale1977-19962003

Tropicale Class

ShipHow long with CarnivalScrapped
Tropicale1982-20012021

Holiday Class

ShipHow long with CarnivalScrapped
Holiday1986-20042017
Celebration1987-20082021
Hoilday1985-20092021

Fantasy Class

ShipHow long with CarnivalScrapped
Fantasy1990-20202020
Fascination1994-20202020
Imagination1995-20202020
Inspiration1996-20202020
Sensation1996-20222022
Ecstasy1991-20222022

News

Yes, you might have heard about Carnival in the news for

  • Fights
  • Engine issues
  • Broken down in the ocean
    • The Poo cruise
  • The party ship

Employee’s

There are about 40,000 employees. However, most of them are contracted for 6 to 9 months a year and come from around the world.

Some of the information came from

Carnival Cruise Line. (2023, August 21). In Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival_Cruise_Line

Video

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