MIAMI, Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With the enable of movie star partners past and present, Carnival Cruise Line today declared that its up coming Excel-class ship arriving in 2022 to coincide with its fiftyth birthday celebration will be named “Carnival Celebration.”

A total roster of Carnival partners, like Kathie Lee Gifford, Dude Fieri and Shaquille O’Neal, unwrapped packing containers that exposed the letters of the Celebration title, which is equally a throwback to 1 of the well-liked early ships in the Carnival fleet, as nicely as a recognition of Carnival’s fiftyth birthday celebration that will take put in 2022 when the new Carnival Celebration will join the fleet. The video announcement was created throughout Carnival’s social media channels and can be considered below.

Carnival Celebration will debut from PortMiami in November 2022, and will be a sister ship to Mardi Gras, the first in the Excel collection scheduled to enter company on Feb. 6, 2021 from Port Canaveral, Fla. The addition of Carnival Celebration to Miami will sustain PortMiami’s posture as the major embarkation port for Carnival Cruise Line.

“The title Carnival Celebration couldn’t be additional perfect for a ship that will be a essential component of our fiftyth Birthday festivities,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. “Lots of thanks to our movie star partners who served us formally ‘unbox the fun’ and reveal the title of a ship that promises to be a breathtaking addition to our fleet. Carnival Celebration is our fiftyth Birthday present to our friends!”

Carnival Celebration will involve quite a few of the functions that have created Mardi Gras 1 of the most predicted ships in cruising, like BOLT, the first roller coaster at sea, alongside with some unique design functions produced particularly for this vessel.   

Carnival’s fiftyth Birthday celebration kicks off in March 2022 – the firm’s birthday month – with a collection of commemorative sailings that will feature unique amusement and itineraries then carry on all calendar year extended, culminating with the arrival of Carnival Celebration to Miami in November 2022. Additional information and facts on the March 2022 sailings is out there at

Carnival Celebration’s itineraries will be declared around the coming weeks and the ship will be opening up for sale in Oct.

Visitors can sign up to be the “first to know” about the ship’s itineraries and unique sale promotions at

For more information and facts on Carnival Celebration or any other of Carnival Cruise Line’s ships, get hold of any vacation agent, connect with one-800-CARNIVAL or visit

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