New Carnival Cruise Ship to Sail from New York, Replaces Magic

Carnival Cruise Line has opened reservations for its latest cruise ship, Carnival Venezia. The cruise ship will be part of the Carnival fleet subsequent 12 months. Her first cruise will probably be a transatlantic cruise from Barcelona on Might 29, 2023, beginning year-round operations from New York Metropolis on June 15, 2023. 

Costa Venezia will probably be rebranded to Carnival Venezia within the coming six months and supply ten completely different cruise durations, 22 distinctive itineraries, and go to 26 ports in 14 international locations. The ship is a part of the cruise line’s latest initiative, “Carnival Enjoyable Italian Model,” and she’s going to change the favored Carnival Magic.

Carnival Venezia Cruises Now Open for Reserving

Carnival Cruise Line introduced earlier right this moment, November 14, the 2018-built Vista-class cruise ship Carnival Venezia is now open for bookings. Formally becoming a member of the Carnival Cruise Line in Might subsequent 12 months, Carnival Venezia will probably be reworked throughout dry dock within the coming months. The vessel is presently working for Costa Cruises.

Following her maiden transatlantic voyage for Carnival Cruise Line on Might 29, Carnival Venezia will sail year-round from New York’s Manhattan Cruise Terminal from June 15 onwards. Visitors can have the selection of ten completely different cruise durations and 22 itineraries that includes visits to 26 ports in 14 international locations.

Render Courtesy: Carnival Cruise Line

“Our summer time season in New York has been extraordinarily fashionable, so growing our choices with a bigger, newer ship that sails year-round gives the chance for extra visitors within the tri-state space and past to benefit from the comfort of crusing proper from Manhattan,” mentioned Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line

“Carnival Venezia will give visitors our signature enjoyable, mixed with Italian theming, to stunning locations from The Bahamas and the Caribbean to Bermuda and Canada.”

Throughout her first summer time season, Carnival Venezia will function four-, five- six- and eight-day sailings to the Caribbean, Bermuda, and ports in Canada and New England, together with Halifax and Saint John. 

From September 29, 2023, Carnival Venezia will begin her winter itineraries, operation eight- to 12-day cruises to locations within the Jap and Southern Caribbean and the Bahamas. Ports of name embrace St. Thomas, San Juan, Aruba, and Carnival’s personal locations: Half Moon Cay, Princess Cays, Amber Cove, and Grand Turk. 

Carnival Venezia to Take Over From Carnival Magic

Carnival Venezia will take over the itineraries scheduled for Carnival Magic as soon as she joins the fleet subsequent 12 months, impacting visitors booked onboard the Carnival Magic. Carnival Cruise Line despatched out a message to visitors booked on cruises crusing from New York Metropolis that their cruise could be moved to Carnival Venezia as an alternative.

Carnival Magic in New York City
Picture Courtesy: Carnival Cruise Line

“We need to give you an replace in your cruise. Carnival Venezia will probably be becoming a member of the Carnival fleet and Will now be working our sailings from New York, together with your cruise. We all know you’ll benefit from the heat and pleasant service from our Carnival Venezia crew and the number of leisure and actions we now have deliberate for you.”

Carnival Cruise Line will routinely transfer all reservations made till November 21, 2022. As soon as the cruise line has finished the switch, visitors will obtain affirmation of the brand new ship and cabin project. Visitors will probably be assigned a comparable stateroom, and any onboard credit on the reserving may even mirror on the brand new reserving onboard Carnival Venezia.  

Any pre-purchased objects, corresponding to Carnival Trip Safety, gratuities, beverage and Wi-Fi packages, and Enjoyable Store Gadgets, may even routinely switch. 

Carnival Enjoyable Italian Model

The Vista-class, 135,000 gross-ton Carnival Venezia was purpose-built by Costa Cruises for voyages in China and first set sail in China in 2019. Nonetheless, with the worldwide pause in operations, and the enduring cruise ban in China, Costa has a substantial overcapacity. 

To fight this downside, dad or mum firm Carnival Company introduced a couple of months again that three Costa Cruises ships would switch to Carnival Cruise Line.

Costa Venezia Atrium
Picture Courtesy: Carnival Cruise Line

The primary, Carnival Luminosa (ex-Costa Luminosa), set sail from Brisbane, Australia, in November 2022. She is a devoted Carnival Enjoyable Ship, with some options that remind visitors of her previous. Nonetheless, Carnival Venezia will probably be a part of a program referred to as “Carnival Enjoyable Italian Model.” 

Carnival Venezia (ex-Costa Venezia), will probably be rebranded within the coming months and will probably be house to many actions and experiences visitors get pleasure from aboard different Carnival ships, together with Carnival Waterworks, Piano Bar 88, Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse, Bonsai Sushi, Seafood Shack, Cloud 9 Salon & Spa, and the Serenity Grownup-Solely Retreat.

In 2024, Carnival Cruise Line will welcome a second ‘Carnival Enjoyable Italian Model’ ship when Carnival Firenze joins the fleet, scheduled to sail year-round from Lengthy Seashore, California.

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