Popular Branded Food, Beverage and
Entertainment Innovations to be Added During 38-Day Renovation in Cadiz, Spain
MIAMI (October 16, 2018) – Carnival Victory
will undergo a bow-to-stern refurbishment in 2020 that will add a wide variety
of popular branded food, beverage and entertainment innovations. A
surprise new dining option will make its debut on Carnival Radiance, as well.
The renovation will complete a $200 million
enhancement program and the ship will be renamed Carnival Radiance following a
38-day dry dock which will take place in Cadiz, Spain, from March 18 to April
Itineraries for the newly renamed Carnival
Radiance will be announced and go on sale in mid-November. Carnival
Cruise Line fans who want to be the first to book on Carnival Radiance can get
a head start by clicking here
where they can register to get a "first to know" alert and special promotional
offer when itineraries are opened for sale.
Today's announcement follows previously
announced plans to transform Carnival Triumph into Carnival Sunrise next year,
part of the company's eight-year, $2 billion fleetwide modernization program –
the largest in cruising.
"Carnival Radiance will offer unprecedented
opportunities for our guests to Choose Fun across our entire fleet and enjoy
the widest variety of culinary, beverage and entertainment options at sea,"
said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. "This investment
in Carnival Radiance and our many other refurbishment projects reflects our
continued commitment to providing our guests with a fun, high quality vacation
experiences across the Carnival fleet regardless of what ship they're sailing
on," she added.
Carnival Radiance's wide-ranging
enhancements will include exciting new culinary, bar and entertainment
enhancements detailed below:
del Capitano: offering delicious Italian
favorites and new Carnival classics served family-style in an engaging
atmosphere reminiscent of a cozy Italian home.
Café: this expanded version of the
line's popular coffee bars will offer lattes, cappuccinos and other
caffeinated favorites, as well as "spiked" coffees made with liqueurs, and
555 Steakhouse: a classic American steakhouse
offering mouth-watering steaks, gourmet appetizers, entrees and desserts,
with impeccable service and understated ambiance.
Sushi: a full-service Asian restaurant
offering a mouth-watering array of sushi, sashimi, rolls and other
delicacies from the Far East.
Chef's Table: a new multi-course dining
experience hosted in a special glass-enclosed venue in the forward dining
Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse:
a open-air eatery featuring "real deal" BBQ favorites created by Food
Network start and longtime partner Guy Fieri.
Marketplace: a casual
poolside eatery boasting favorites like Seafood Shack offering lobster
rolls and other New England-inspired fare; Pizzeria del Capitano serving
hand-tossed artisanal-style pies free of charge 24/7, and an expanded
Swirls venue with complimentary ice cream and frozen yogurt.
Than Just Bars and Lounges
- RedFrog Pub: featuring the Caribbean's best rums and beers –
including Carnival's own ThirstyFrog Red – enjoyed in a distinct
Bar 88: a new twist on Carnival's
popular piano bar concept that amps up the excitement with themed nights,
engaging new décor and spontaneous sing-along fun.
Lounge: home to the Punchliner Comedy
Club featuring a hilarious line-up of comics which later transforms
into a sizzling night club where guests can dance the night away.
Multi-Purpose Liquid Lounge: an
expansive theater that's home to captivating daytime and nighttime
entertainment, including the line's high-tech Playlist Productions revues
and audience participation favorite Hasbro, The Game Show.
Open Deck Attractions
a suspended ropes course
offering heart-racing views to the sea 150 feet below, basketball court,
jogging track, ping pong, foosball, pool tables, and a nine-hole miniature
golf course highlight this open-area recreation complex.
featuring a 203-foot-long
AquaTunnel slide and Carnival's signature 212-foot-long Twister slide
along with a 75-gallon PowerDrencher tipping bucket and kiddie area.
Adult Only Retreat: an
adults-only oasis offering plush chaise lounges, whirlpools and oversized
umbrellas, enhanced by dramatic sea views.
9 Spa: designed as the ultimate
refuge for rest and relaxation, the health and wellness center offers an
elaborate thermal suite, private treatment rooms, and the latest cardio
and weight-training equipment.
Warehouse: promising fun for all
ages with a variety of the latest video and arcade games.
Retail Spaces: a mall-style shopping
experience featuring reimagined retail outlets with an expanded assortment
of jewelry, watches, fragrances, along with the line's own branded spaces
including The Carnival Store.
These new spaces will complement a wide
variety of existing food and beverage outlets, including Guy's Burger Joint
offering hand-crafted burgers and fries, The Deli serving piled-high sandwiches
and traditional sides, the poolside RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar,
BlueIguana Cantina offering authentic Mexican tacos and burritos, an expanded
Cherry on Top sweets shop, and the cocktail pharmacy-themed Alchemy Bar.
The ship's staterooms were also recently renovated with a new tropical color palette
and new accommodation choices, including luxurious Captain's Suites with floor
to ceiling windows.
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Carnival's media site, carnival-news.com or
follow the line's PR department on Twitter at twitter.com/CarnivalPR.
Carnival Cruise Line
Cruise Line, part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK),
is "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®" with 26 ships operating
three- to 24-day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska,
Hawaii, Canada, New England, Bermuda, Cuba, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific
Islands and Southeast Asia. The line currently has three new ships
scheduled for delivery – the 133,500-ton Carnival Panorama set to debut in 2019
and two as-yet-unnamed 180,000-ton ships in 2020 and 2022.