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Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance"

Beitragvon Raoul Fiebig am 16.10.2018 14:00

Hallo allerseits,

nach "Carnival Destiny" und "Carnival Triumph" wird auch die "Carnival Victory" umfangreich umgebaut und umbenannt. Ab 2020 fährt sie als "Carnival Radiance". Hier die Pressemeldung dazu:

Carnival Cruise Line to Complete Most Extensive Fleetwide Enhancement Program in Cruising
Announces Refurbishment for Carnival Victory, to be Renamed Carnival Radiance

MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line – The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®" – today announced a dry dock that will transform Carnival Victory into Carnival Radiance – representing the final phase of a $2 billion fleet enhancement program that has brought a consistent level of experiences from WaterWorks aqua parks, specialty dining, entertainment, enhanced accommodations and amenities, to the more than five million passengers who annually sail with the line.

Carnival Victory will be transformed into Carnival Radiance when the ship undergoes a $200 million dry dock in 2020.

The refurbishment of Carnival Victory will add the line's popular culinary, bar and entertainment innovations and complete an "any ship, any port, any itinerary" level of service and offerings across its fleet of 26 ships that is unparalleled in the cruise industry. Following a 38-day dry dock in Cadiz, Spain, Carnival Radiance will enter service in 2020. Homeport and itinerary details for the new Carnival Radiance will be announced 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.

"We have been investing in our products, amenities and experience offerings at unprecedented levels which are driving higher results in guest satisfaction, passenger yields and onboard revenue," said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.
"Our guests and travel agent partners can count on a high degree of consistency and quality vacation offerings across all our fleet and homeports regardless of what ship they're sailing on. Ultimately, this effort is about driving demand by giving each and every guest a memorable vacation and offering a reason to come back to Carnival again and again. And it's clearly working based on extremely positive feedback from the more than five million guests we carry each year."

As part of the fleet enhancement program, popular features are nearly ubiquitous across the fleet through a combination of branded offerings which provide guests with a consistent level of dining, entertainment and amenities, including:

• Casual F&B options, Poolside venues like Guy's Burger Joint and Guy's Pig & Anchor Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, in collaboration with Food Network star Guy Fieri, BlueIguana Cantina & Tequila Bar, RedFrog Rum Bar, as well as upgrades to Lido Deck buffets and The Deli, and popular features like Swirls self-serve ice cream stations, coffee bars and 24-hour pizza.
• Specialty dining, including The Chef's Table fine dining experience, the cocktail pharmacy-themed Alchemy Bar, as well as Italian, sushi and seafood options.
• Shopping and Personal Care, including Cherry on Top sweet shops, Pixels photo galleries, expanded retail outlets and offerings and renovated fitness and spa facilities.
• Outdoor Decks and Attractions, including massive new water parks with huge slides and kiddie splash zones, Serenity adults-only areas, new miniature golf courses and more.
• Youth & Family Entertainment, including game arcades, and dedicated Camp Ocean, Circle "C" and Club O2 facilities hosting supervised children's programming for kids 2-17.
• Theater & Live Entertainment, including Punchliner Comedy Clubs, Playlist Productions shows, Rock Band 2.0, live entertainment, deck parties, onboard programming and piano bars.
• Technology upgrades, including fleetwide roll-out of the Carnival HubApp to allow all guests to check-in online, book dining, spa treatments and shore excursions, keep abreast of ship news and activities, and communicate with their fellow travelers.
• Award-winning enhanced NextGen Connectivity solution that creates a best in class Wi-Fi experience onboard enabling guests who want to be connected a content rich experience and ability to seamlessly access their favorite social media applications, news, email, and the internet with enhanced speed.

Carnival launched its fleet enhancement program in 2011. Since that time, it has completed refurbishments to more than 20 ships, taken delivery of three new ships and has three additional ships scheduled for delivery through 2022.

Since the fleet enhancement program was launched, Carnival's annual passenger count has grown from 4.1 million to 5.2 million guests; the number of children under 18 sailing annually has grown from 650,000 to 800,000; its employee base has grown from 34,000 to 40,000; its voyage operations have grown from 1,400 to 1,700 sailings per year; and its lower berth count has grown from 58,000 to 70,000.

Duffy said that Carnival's top quality offerings and consistency across its fleet have attracted more guests that are new to cruise, as well as solidified Carnival cruise brand loyalists by providing new and exciting shipboard choices.

"Our guest satisfaction ratings continue to trend upward reflecting our ability to exceed our guests' expectations by delivering an excellent experience. And our strong product offerings and outstanding facilities allow our friendly and attentive crew members to focus on delivering first-class customer service, which they do in unmatched ways every day."

As Carnival completes this phase of the capital investment and fleet expansion program, it is focusing more intensely on providing a better onboard technology experience for guests.

The Carnival HubApp is now available across all 26 ships in the fleet and running ahead of projections with regard to customer adoption. Since its introduction in January 2015, it has generated more than 4.5 million downloads from Apple's App Store and Google Play, earning a 4.6+ rating. Recent data shows that nearly two- thirds of all staterooms had at least one guest who downloaded the app, and more than half of all guests interacted with the HubApp at least once during the cruise.

More than 20 percent of onboard specialty dining and tour excursion purchases are placed using the HubApp, contributing to the double digit lift in onboard revenue since the HubApp was introduced. This summer on its two new Vista-class vessels, 40 percent of guests purchased the HubApp's onboard chat feature and the HubApp is also driving internet revenue, with penetration now averaging more than 50 percent of all guests across the fleet.

The enhanced NextGen connectivity system has proven extremely successful on Carnival Horizon and Carnival Vista, enabling fast and reliable Wi-Fi at sea. Further deployment of this technology on Carnival Radiance will provide even more guests the opportunity to enjoy superior connectivity while they access their favorite social media sites, news, email or even stream their favorite content.

Carnival is now piloting a "pizza anywhere" delivery capability on select vessels with the eventual goal of allowing guests to order food and drink options directly from the HubApp for delivery to their location on board. Along with the added HubApp benefits, Carnival is investing in an enhanced Wi-Fi infrastructure to bring more robust service across the Carnival fleet by 2021.

"We are excited by the exciting new choices added across our fleet, but more importantly by the positive reaction from our guests. When you combine all the great amenities and offerings onboard with the best employees in the cruise industry, we have a recipe for success that will continue to fuel our growth," said Duffy.
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Re: Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance

Beitragvon Rhein am 16.10.2018 19:32

Hoffentlich werden dann auch ein paar Fahrten in Europa angeboten ... :D
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Re: Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance

Beitragvon Raoul Fiebig am 16.10.2018 20:34

Rhein hat geschrieben:Hoffentlich werden dann auch ein paar Fahrten in Europa angeboten ... :D


...dazu fällt mir dann wieder Faust ein. ;)
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Re: Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance

Beitragvon Raoul Fiebig am 18.10.2018 09:06

Hallo allerseits,

hier die deutschsprachige PM:

Flottenerneuerung auf der Zielgeraden – Carnival Victory wird zur Carnival Radiance – Passagierzahl steigt auf 5,2 Millionen Gäste jährlich

München – Mit der für 2020 geplanten Renovierung der Carnival Victory und ihrer Wiederindienststellung unter dem neuen Namen Carnival Radiance beendet die amerikanische Reederei Carnival Cruise Line ihr 2011 gestartetes, 2 Mrd. US-Dollar schweres Flotten-Erneuerungsprogramm.

Der 38-tägige Komplettumbau der bisherigen Victory im andalusischen Cadiz bedeutet das Finale eines beispiellosen Investitionszyklus: Über 20 Schiffe wurden während dieses Zeitraumes auf ein vergleichbares Angebotsniveau in den Bereichen Essen & Trinken, Unterhaltung und Komfort getrimmt. Gleichzeitig konnten drei Neubauten begrüßt werden.

Weitere Daten unterstreichen die dynamische Entwicklung der Marke, die zu den beiden weltweit führenden Kreuzfahrtgesellschaften zählt. So erhöhten sich die jährlichen Passagierzahlen seit 2011 von damals 4,1 Mio. auf 5,2 Mio., die Bettenkapazität von 58.000 auf 70.000 sowie die Zahl der angebotenen Abfahrten von 1.400 auf 1.700.

Für Christine Duffy, Präsidentin von Carnival Cruise Line, der deutliche Beweis, dass sich sowohl Kreuzfahrt-Neulinge als auch erfahrene Seereisende von der Qualität und dem gebotenen Service an Bord der Carnival-Flotte angesprochen fühlen.

Details zum Kreuzfahrtenangebot sowie den Namen des neuen Heimathafens der künftigen Carnival Radiance werden Mitte November bekanntgegeben.
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Beitragvon Mark Fischer am 18.10.2018 10:39

Das mit den Fahrten in Europa halt ich für völlig ausgeschlossen. Lieber lässt man sie leer Transatlantik fahren, als Europa Kreuzfahrten anzubieten.
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Re: Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance

Beitragvon Raoul Fiebig am 13.11.2018 14:59

Hallo allerseits,

folgende Pressemitteilung habe ich von Carnival Cruise Line erhalten:

CARNIVAL RADIANCE’S 2020 INAUGURAL SEASON TO INCLUDE VOYAGES TO EUROPE, BERMUDA,
CANADA/NEW ENGLAND AND CARIBBEAN AND LINE’S FIRST CUBA CRUISES FROM NEW YORK AND NORFOLK

Details Also Announced on Carnival Sunrise’s 2020 Schedule

MIAMI (Nov. 13, 2018) – Carnival Cruise Line today announced the diverse inaugural schedule for the totally transformed Carnival Radiance, including 9- to 13-day European voyages, the line’s first to Cuba from New York and Norfolk, four- to nine-day sailings to the Caribbean, Canada/New England from New York, and a winter season of voyages to the Caribbean and Cuba from Port Canaveral, Fla.

Additionally, the company revealed details of Carnival Sunrise’s 2020 schedule, including an expanded series of New York to Cuba cruises, as well as four- to nine-day voyages to the Caribbean from New York and Norfolk, Va.

Carnival Radiance’s Diverse 2020 Inaugural Season
Following a $200 million dry dock that will take place in Cadiz, Spain, Carnival Radiance will debut April 29, 2020, with a 10-day Mediterranean sailing from Barcelona followed by nine-and 12-day departures visiting top destinations throughout the region, including Italy, France, Croatia, Greece, Malta and Spain. The ship will then embark on a 13-day trans-Atlantic crossing from Barcelona to New York June 11-24, 2020, positioning the vessel for its inaugural season in the Big Apple.

Once in New York, Carnival Radiance will offer a series of four- and six-day Bermuda cruises as well as a four-day cruise to Saint John, New Brunswick, eight-day eastern Caribbean voyages and the line’s first Cuba cruises from New York - nine-day sailings that include a full-day and overnight stay in Havana and two Bahamian ports of call. The New York program will conclude with a series of Canada/New England voyages featuring stops in Boston, Portland, Saint John, and Halifax.

The ship will also offer four five- to seven-day voyages from Norfolk in October and November 2020, including the line’s first Cuba cruises from that port. The week-long Cuba cruises will feature an extended stop in the capital of Havana along with visits to two tropical Bahamian ports.

There will also be a five-day Bahamas cruise and a six-day cruise visiting three of the country’s most popular destinations, including the private island of Half Moon Cay.
Following the cruises from the Northeast, Carnival Radiance will reposition to Port Canaveral, Fla., to operate a winter schedule of six- to eight-day voyages to the Caribbean and Cuba beginning Nov. 8, 2020.

The program includes six-day voyages featuring a day-long visit and overnight call in Havana and two Bahamian ports; a six-day sailing to Grand Turk, Amber Cove, Dominican Republic and Nassau, The Bahamas; and seven-and eight-day Caribbean voyages visiting some of the region’s most popular and beautiful islands, including Aruba, Curacao, St. Kitts and Grand Turk.

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Carnival Sunrise to be Major Player in Bermuda and Cuba

Building upon the popularity of short Bermuda cruises introduced on Carnival Horizon, Carnival Sunrise will offer a series of “long weekend” getaways to Bermuda as well as longer length Caribbean voyages and cruises to Cuba from the Big Apple beginning May 21, 2020.

The program includes eight, nine-day voyages to Cuba featuring a full day and overnight call in Havana along with stops at the private Bahamian island of Half Moon Cay and Nassau. Eight, four-day “long weekend” voyages to Bermuda will also be offered, departing Thursdays and returning Mondays and spending a full day on the island. Seven, eight-day voyages visiting beautiful ports in the Caribbean and Bahamas will be offered as well. The program concludes with a 12-day Carnival Journeys partial Panama Canal transit from New York to Fort Lauderdale Oct. 19-31, 2020.

Carnival Sunrise will also sail from Norfolk, Va., in May 2020, offering a pair of five-day cruises to Nassau and Freeport, along with a three-port, six-day voyage featuring Half Moon Cay, Nassau, and Freeport.

Exciting New Shipboard Choices

Carnival Sunrise and Carnival Radiance will each undergo extensive dry docks in 2019 and 2020, respectively, that will add an array of exciting food, beverage and entertainment choices. New culinary and beverage offerings will include Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse developed by Food Network star and longtime partner Guy Fieri, a classic American steakhouse called Fahrenheit 555, and the Cucina del Capitano family-style Italian restaurant, the Caribbean-inspired RedFrog Pub. Carnival Radiance will also feature Big Chicken, a seagoing version of a landside restaurant operated by the line’s Chief Fun Officer, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal.

A sprawling new WaterWorks aqua park featuring the new AquaTunnel slide as well as a SportSquare open-air recreation complex with a suspended ropes course will be added, as well. All staterooms will be renovated with a tropical color palette reminiscent of the ships’ Caribbean itineraries.
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Re: Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance

Beitragvon Svennimo am 13.11.2018 15:14

Dann ist Carnival zumindest für ein paar Reisen zurück.
Mal schauen, was mit der Carnival Legend 2020 ist.
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Beitragvon Rayman am 13.11.2018 18:53

Mal schauen, was mit der Carnival Legend 2020 ist
Was genau meinst du damit ?
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Beitragvon shipfriend am 13.11.2018 20:53

Rayman hat geschrieben:
Mal schauen, was mit der Carnival Legend 2020 ist
Was genau meinst du damit ?


Die Legend ist 2020 unter anderem in Le Havre (Frankreich), Reykjavik (Island), Gibraltar sowie Funchal (Madeira, Portugal) gemeldet.
Wir gehen davon aus, dass Carnival das Schiff 2020 nach Europa bringt, mal schauen, wie viel Wahrheit dort dran ist.
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Re: Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance

Beitragvon Rayman am 19.11.2018 19:53

Danke für die Auskunft. Ist es auch ersichtlich ob die Legend in Grönland gemeldet ist?
Auf unserer Kreuzfahrt im September(Carnival Breeze) gab es eine Andeutungen einer Reise von New York nach Grönland und Island :D
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Beitragvon shipfriend am 20.11.2018 10:15

Rayman hat geschrieben:Danke für die Auskunft. Ist es auch ersichtlich ob die Legend in Grönland gemeldet ist?
Auf unserer Kreuzfahrt im September(Carnival Breeze) gab es eine Andeutungen einer Reise von New York nach Grönland und Island :D


Zu Grönland hab ich nichts gefunden.
Island aber wird schon stimmen, da sie am 11.06. in Reykjavik gemeldet ist.
Das wird die besagte Fahrt von NYC über Grönland und Island sein, quasi als Wechsel von USA nach Europa über den Atlantik.
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Re: Carnival: "Carnival Victory" wird zur "Carnival Radiance

Beitragvon Raoul Fiebig am 23.11.2018 18:48

Hallo allerseits,

hier noch die deutschsprachige PM zu den Routen der "Carnival Radiance":

Carnival Radiance debütiert 2020 im Mittelmeer – Südeuropa-Kreuzfahrten nach Totalrenovierung – Im Winter geht’s durch die Karibik

München – Rund sechs Wochen lang wird die umbenannte Carnival Radiance (z.Zt. noch Carnival Victory) im Frühjahr 2020 nach ihrer 200 Mio. US-Dollar teuren Totalrenovierung auf Einführungsfahrten im Mittelmeer unterwegs sein.

Beginnend am 29. April geht es dabei ab/bis Barcelona auf unterschiedlich langen Reisen in Richtung Italien, Frankreich, Malta, Kroatien und Griechenland. Es folgt eine 14tägige Atlantiküberquerung (11.-24. Juni) mit Ziel New York, von wo aus die Carnival Radiance während der verbleibenden Sommersaison zum Einsatz kommen wird.

Auf dem Routenplan stehen dabei u.a. eine Serie von fünf- und sechstägigen Bermuda-Trips sowie neuntägige Kreuzfahrten in die östliche Karibik. Zudem gibt es eine Premiere: Erstmals in der Reederei-Geschichte steuert mit der Radiance ein Carnival-Schiff von New York aus Kuba an. Dabei beinhaltet die zehntägige Cruise auch einen Übernacht-Aufenthalt in Havanna.

Anfang November wird das Schiff dann sein „Winterquartier“ in Port Canaveral beziehen. Von Florida aus geht es dann auf verschiedene Karibik-Kreuzfahrten.
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