MIAMI, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Cruise Line will be notifying company and journey brokers on Tuesday of revisions to the supply of its latest ship, Mardi Gras, as very well as the reworked Carnival Radiance – the two resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic – and new itineraries for Carnival Breeze and Carnival Magic that are all section of an up to date deployment approach from November 2020 to Could 2021.

The essential details of the changes:

  • Mardi Gras, the initially LNG-driven ship to operate in the Western Hemisphere and featuring the initially roller coaster at sea, will now enter into services from Port Canaveral, Fla. on Feb. 6, 2021. Itineraries out of Port Canaveral for departures from Nov. fourteen, 2020 to Jan. 30, 2021 have been cancelled.
  • Carnival Radiance’s $200 million dry dock at the Cadiz, Spain shipyard was suspended this spring when the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a nationwide lockdown. Carnival is now assessing shipyard possibilities to full the transformation, but the ship is probable not heading to be completed right up until the spring.
  • As a consequence of the delayed arrival of Carnival Radiance, Carnival Breeze will be redeployed from Fort Lauderdale to Port Canaveral and will suppose the itineraries for Carnival Radiance from Nov. eight, 2020 to Apr. 24, 2021. For that reason, company on eighteen Carnival Breeze sailings from Fort Lauderdale scheduled to operate from Nov. seven, 2020 to Mar. seven, 2021 are currently being notified that their cruises have been cancelled.
  • Carnival Magic’s transatlantic and European itineraries from Mar. 13, 2021 to Could three, 2021 have been cancelled. 7 sailings beforehand scheduled for Carnival Breeze from Fort. Lauderdale from Mar. 13 to Apr. 24, 2021 will transfer to Miami and these company will sail on the identical itinerary, but on Carnival Magic working from PortMiami.

“We continue to evaluate the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on world-wide commerce, general public wellness and our cruise functions. In addition to our recent pause in services, there have been quite a few other unintended penalties, together with shipyard, dry dock and ship supply delays, and connected changes to our deployment strategies for our fleet,” stated Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.  “Although we had hoped to make up building time on Mardi Gras over the summertime, it can be very clear we will need to have added time to full this magnificent ship.  We share our guests’ disappointment and enjoy their persistence as we work by way of this unparalleled time in our organization and the life of so quite a few people.  We continue being fully commited to performing with federal government, general public wellness and business officials to aid the response to the pandemic and to return to functions when the time is correct.”

Visitor and journey agent notifications will be emailed over the system of the working day on Tuesday, July seven.  Carnival expressed its appreciation for their guests’ and journey agent partners’ persistence as it completes the notification system.

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