Carnival Cruise Line will offer its guests various opportunities to visit Bermuda in 2016. The island paradise is one of the most popular cruise destinations with its pink-sand beaches and turquoise waters. Carnival provides nine departures featuring at least one overnight at the historic King’s Wharf.
From April through November next year, passengers can embark on four Carnival vessels departing from five U.S. homeports with itineraries ranging from 5 to 8 days.
- Carnival Pride will offer 5-day cruises sailing out of Baltimore on April 10 and October 26, as well as 7-day voyages departing September 4 and 18.
- Carnival Ecstasy comes with 7-day sailings from Charleston departing on May 12 and November 5.
- Carnival Victory includes an 8-day cruise from Port Canaveral on May 19,
- and Carnival Sunshine: a 7-day voyage out of New York departing on October 1 and a 5-day sailing out of Norfolk on October 23.
Line's 5-day itineraries offer an overnight visit in Bermuda; 7-day cruises spend 2 nights docked at Kings Wharf; the 8-day cruise features 3 nights on the island.
Carnival’s president Christine Duffy said that by offering Bermuda voyages from various convenient homeports, they were providing guests more opportunities to experience the incredible island paradise. She added that the island had tremendous tourist appeal. The wide range of cruises offered clients maximum choice when planning a Bermuda vacation and provided travel agents with a "sought-after destination" to promote.
Bermuda is also an island with a wealth of activities that enable cruisers to become immersed in its laid-back lifestyle and tropical ambiance. From beautiful beaches and world-class golf courses to underwater explorations and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the longer calls present the chance to participate in various activities throughout the day. Bermuda overnight visits let guests dine ashore if they choose and experience island’s local nightlife.