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Carnival Cruise Line Turns into First To Resume New Orleans Sailings

Carnival Glory is scheduled to depart right now from the Port of New Orleans, making it the primary vessel to sail out of The Big Easy since March 2020, when your entire cruise trade was shut down because of the pandemic.

Departing from the Erato Road Cruise Terminal, this primary seven-day voyage will carry passengers to a few beloved Bahamian locations: Bimini, Freeport and Nassau. In celebration of the event, the corporate right now held a ‘Again to Enjoyable’ occasion within the aforementioned terminal, which included a ceremonial ribbon-cutting by Carnival’s Vice President of Visitor Operations Sarah Beth Reno, Carnival Glory’s Captain Nicola Iaccarino and Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy D. Christian, who personally welcomed the primary visitors on board.


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“Carnival Cruise Line has been part of the New Orleans neighborhood for greater than 25 years and we’re completely thrilled to offer our visitors a possibility to get Again to Enjoyable, whereas supporting the native financial system in certainly one of our hottest homeports,” Christine Duffy, Carnival Cruise Line’s President, remarked. “Carnival is the primary cruise operator from New Orleans with the best number of cruise decisions and itineraries, and we’re so completely happy to carry our distinctive model of enjoyable again to this improbable metropolis.”

The two,980-passenger Carnival Glory is among the many first vessels within the fleet to sport the road’s new crimson, white and bull hull design, designed to replicate broader maritime custom and Carnival’s legacy as ‘America’s Cruise Line’.

Beginning November 1, Carnival Valor will be part of Carnival Glory in crusing its former schedule of quick cruise itineraries, four- and five-day cruises to Mexico which have confirmed very fashionable up to now. With this pair of ships working constantly, Carnival Cruise Line anticipates carrying 400,000 passengers yearly out of New Orleans, which is greater than some other line.

Carnival Cruise Line's 'Back to Fun' event at the Port of New Orleans, September 19, 2021.
Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Again to Enjoyable’ occasion on the Port of New Orleans, September 19, 2021. (photograph courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line)

Carnival’s present choices from New Orleans embrace:

—Six-, seven- and eight-day cruises to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico.

—4- and five-day cruises to Mexico.

—14-day Carnival Journeys, that includes a partial transit of the Panama Canal and visits to common Caribbean locations.

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