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We’ll see four new ships come sailing in ... and that’s just for Carnival in 2018

Carnival Corporation, the world's largest leisure travel company, will be bringing four new cruise ships to the market in 2018.

Ground-breaking new vessels for Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Seabourn and AIDA Cruises will reinforce the company’s commitment to exceeding guest expectations with innovative and entertaining onboard offerings.

Carnival Horizon joins the Carnival Cruise Line fleet in April

And that’s just the start.  Over the next four years Carnival is set to add a total of 18 new cruise ships to the industry’s largest fleet.

The new ships are part of Carnival Corporation’s ongoing fleet enhancement to create excitement and exceed guest expectations while accelerating demand for cruising.

“On top of the three new ships we launched in 2017, we look forward to the delivery of four more spectacular ships that will help us continue providing extraordinary cruise vacations at an exceptional value for our guests,” said Roger Frizzell, chief communications officer for Carnival Corporation.

“The new ships also demonstrate our long-term strategy to build highly efficient, innovative and state-of-the-art ships that offer our guests the latest in onboard features and amenities, while creating excitement in the marketplace that will continue to inspire more travelers to consider cruising as a vacation option.” 

Frizzell added: “Our fleet enhancement program enables us to manage the overall fleet by aligning new ship deliveries with our strategy for measured capacity growth over time, while also refurbishing existing ships and phasing out less-efficient vessels. It is a successful approach that helps us meets our number one priority – to consistently exceed our guests’ expectations.”

Carnival Corporation’s four new cruise ship additions for 2018 include:

  • Carnival Cruise Line: Carnival Horizon – expected launch in April
  • Seabourn: Seabourn Ovation – expected launch in May
  • AIDA Cruises: AIDAnova – expected launch in December
  • Holland America Line: ms Nieuw Statendam – expected launch in December

  • Posted on 5th January 2018 at 04:59 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Carnival Cruise Line | Holland America Line |

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