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Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Call To San Juan, Puerto Rico, On Maiden Voyage

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As section of Carnival Cruise Line’s extremely anticipated return to guest functions, the line’s latest and most innovative ship Mardi Gras arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, currently, marking the ship’s very first port of contact on its maiden voyage. Mardi Gras is also the first cruise ship to quit in San Juan in 16 months.

Mardi Gras’ leadership team joined Governor Pedro Pierluisi, Mayor Miguel Romero and other nearby authorities officials for a ceremonial plaque exchange. The seven-day Caribbean cruise departed Port Canaveral July 31.

“We are past delighted to start our Mardi Gras sailings and to have Puerto Rico be our initial port of phone on our maiden voyage. It is an honor to give our attendees the opportunity to expertise all of the splendor that Puerto Rico has to offer you although furnishing a a lot-required enhance to the local economic system,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. “The restart of cruising in Puerto Rico has these types of a extraordinary, broad-reaching influence and on behalf of Carnival I would like to personally thank Governor Pierluisi, Mayor Romero and all of the nearby officials for their hospitality in welcoming our company.”

Mardi Gras is the 1st cruise ship in the Americas to be driven by eco-friendly Liquified All-natural Gas (LNG) and capabilities BOLT, the to start with roller coaster at sea. Visitors can appreciate a host of leisure experiences during the ship’s 19 decks and 6 distinct themed zones, which include the very first shipboard model of the strike Television set present Family members Feud, and extra than two dozen restaurants with venues from Person Fieri, Emeril Lagasse, Rudi Sodiman and the line’s Main Enjoyment Officer, Shaquille O’Neal. Mardi Gras will sail yr-round from Port Canaveral, offering seven-day itineraries to the jap and western Caribbean.

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Carnival Cruise Line is very pleased to be known as America’s Cruise Line with a overall of 24 ships, sailing from 14 U.S. homeports and using much more than 40,000 workforce associates from 120 nationalities. The line resumed cruise functions July 3, 2021 even though its most recent and most progressive ship, Mardi Gras, featuring the very first roller coaster at sea and the 1st in the Americas driven by eco-helpful Liquefied Normal Gasoline (LNG) sailed from Port Canaveral, Fla., July 31, 2021. As aspect of its 50th Birthday festivities, Carnival Celebration, sister ship to Mardi Gras, is scheduled to debut in late 2022 from PortMiami, as very well as a 3rd as-but-unnamed Excel-class ship in 2023.

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