CCL-Carnival Cruise Line opens bookings for Carnival Celebration debuting 2022

   October 9, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

Reservations are now open for Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Celebration, scheduled to debut in November 2022 as part of the line’s 50th birthday.

A sistership to Carnival’s first XL-class liner Carnival Mardi Gras, Carnival Celebration is expected to debut with an inaugural 14-day Transatlantic crossing ( on November 6, 2022, followed by year-round roundtrip departures from PortMiami (starting November 21). The addition of Carnival Celebration to PortMiami will maintain the position of the port as the top embarkation site for Carnival.

The new Carnival ship Celebration will boast many of the features that made Mardi Gras one of the most anticipated cruise vessels in the world, including BOLT, the first roller coaster at sea, along with other design features created specifically for this ship.

Carnival’s 50th Birthday celebration will kick off in March 2022 with a series of commemorative voyages that will feature special entertainment and itineraries continuing all year long, culminating with the arrival of Carnival Celebration in November. 

Carnival Celebration cruise ship

Carnival Celebration is due to debut with a 14-day Carnival Journeys transatlantic crossing departing from Southampton UK on November 6 and arriving in PortMiami on November 20, 2022. Featured ports on the 2-week-long trip include La Coruna, Vigo, Funchal (Maderia), and Tenerife (Canary Islands)

Once in Miami Florida, Carnival Celebration will offer a 6-day Thanksgiving voyage visiting Grand Turk, Amber Cove Dominicana, and Nassau between November 21-27, 2022, then begin her year-round 7-day Caribbean cruise rotation on November 27, 2022, offering week-long cruises departing Sundays to the eastern and western Caribbean.

A couple of special 8-day cruises will depart on December 11 and December 19, 2022, featuring calls at Grand Turk, Amber Cove, San Juan, St Thomas USVI, while a one-time 5-day trip to Amber Cove and Grand Turk will operate between January 3-8, 2023.