4 new ships for Carnival
CARNIVAL Corporation is set to launch four new ships this year across four of its cruise lines. CEO of Carnival Corporation Arnold Donald said the company was “excited” to welcome the newbuilds. The four ships scheduled for delivery include Holland America Line’s i a with room for 2,650 pax Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista with a 3,954 guest capacity and AIDA Cruises’ / AIDAprima with 1,643 cabins are all on track to be ready in Apr while Seabourn’s Encore with space for 600 guests should arrive in Dec. “With each ship we introduce, we generate new levels of excitement. It also supports our goal to provide the best possible vacation experience at a value that land-based vacations cannot match,” Donald said. These additions are part of the 17 vessels that will join Carnival Corporation’s 10 brands through 2020.
This “measured capacity growth” to the company’s fleet of 99 ships will allow Carnival’s global fleet to meet increased demand for cruise holidays the line said.