NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Glory is set to depart on a seven-working day cruise from the Port of New Orleans this afternoon marking the to start with sailing from the city considering that the business-huge pause in operations 18 months ago.

Carnival Glory’s voyage from the Erato Street Cruise Terminal involves visits to 3 popular Bahamian places: Bimini, Freeport and Nassau.

To commemorate the occasion, a “Back again to Entertaining” function was held in the terminal through which Carnival’s Vice President of Guest Functions Sarah Beth Reno, Carnival Glory Captain Nicola Iaccarino and Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy D. Christian minimize the ceremonial ribbon and formally welcomed the very first visitors on board.

Carnival Cruise Line has been a part of the New Orleans neighborhood for additional than 25 yrs and we’re definitely thrilled to present our guests an chance to get Back again to Enjoyable, while supporting the nearby economy in just one of our most common homeports,” claimed Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.  “Carnival is the variety one cruise operator from New Orleans with the biggest range of cruise alternatives and itineraries and we are so joyful to convey our distinctive brand name of entertaining back again to this wonderful metropolis.”

Carnival Cruise Line is a valued longtime partner and we are very pleased to welcome Carnival Glory back for the 1st oceangoing cruise from New Orleans considering the fact that March 2020,” reported Brandy D. Christian, Port of New Orleans President and CEO. “We applaud Carnival’s motivation to the New Orleans sector and for exceeding wellness and safety requirements to safeguard company, crew and the community. The return of Carnival cruises from Port NOLA will be a boost to our community financial state as attendees are as soon as yet again equipped to practical experience our popular New Orleans hospitality when they sail from our vivid metropolis.”

Carnival Glory is among the the very first in Carnival’s fleet to aspect the line’s amazing new pink, white and blue hull layout that pays homage to maritime tradition and its legacy as America’s Cruise Line.  Well-known options on the ship include things like Guy’s Burger Joint made in tandem with Foods Network star Dude Fieri, BlueIguana Cantina, the cocktail pharmacy-themed Alchemy Bar, and a WaterWorks aqua park.

Carnival Cruise Line launched the to start with yr-round cruise plan from New Orleans in 1994 and above the many years has expanded the number of ships, capability and cruise solutions, carrying upwards of 4.5 million guests.

On Nov. 1, Carnival Valor will be part of Carnival Glory in New Orleans and resume its preferred quick cruise agenda of four- and 5-working day cruises to Mexico. With Carnival Glory and Carnival Valor, Carnival Cruise Line expects to carry 400,000 passengers on a yearly basis from New Orleans – more than any cruise operator. 

Carnival’s choices from New Orleans contain:

  • 6-, 7-and eight-day cruises to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico
  • 4- and 5-day cruises to Mexico
  • 14-day Carnival Journeys showcasing a partial transit of the Panama Canal and visits to common Caribbean destinations.

Carnival’s operational protocols exceed the suggestions of the U.S. Facilities for Disease Regulate and Avoidance.  For far more info on our protocols, click listed here.

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About Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Line is happy to be regarded as America’s Cruise Line with a full of 24 ships, sailing from 14 U.S. homeports and employing additional than 40,000 team associates from 120 nationalities.  The line resumed cruise functions July 3, 2021 when its most recent and most impressive ship, Mardi Gras, featuring the initially roller coaster at sea and the first in the Americas run by eco-helpful Liquefied Pure Gas (LNG) debuted from Port Canaveral, Fla., July 31, 2021.  As part of its 50th Birthday festivities, Carnival Celebration, sister ship to Mardi Gras, is scheduled to debut in late 2022 from PortMiami, alongside with an as-but-unnamed ship slated to enter services in 2023.

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