Carnival Glory

Carnival Glory Review and Specifications

Specifications of Carnival Glory

Year built2003  /  Age : 15
Flag state Panama
BuilderFincantieri (Monfalcone, Italy)
ClassConquest
Building costUSD 500 million
OwnerCarnival Corporation & PLC
OperatorCarnival Cruise Line
Speed23 kn / 43 kph / 26 mph
Length (LOA)290 m / 951 ft
Beam (width)38 m / 125 ft
Gross Tonnage110239 gt
Passengers2984 - 3581
Crew1150
Passengers-to-space ratio31
Decks13
Cabins1492
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2017
Christened bySally Kristen Ride

Current itinerary of Carnival Glory

Carnival Glory current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean. Prices start from USD 419 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 15 Sep, 2018 and ends on 22 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
15 Sep      Departing from Miami, Florida   
17 Sep 08:00 - 16:00     Grand Turk Island   
18 Sep 13:00 - 21:00     San Juan, Puerto Rico   
19 Sep 07:00 - 15:00     Saint Thomas Island, Charlotte Amalie, USVI   
20 Sep 10:00 - 18:00     Amber Cove, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic   
22 Sep      Arriving in Miami, Florida   

Review of Carnival Glory

Carnival Glory is the second cruise ship in Carnival's Conquest-class series of vessels.

History - construction and ownership

Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) is an US company, trademarked brand and subsidiary of Carnival Corporation (shipowner). CCL was founded in 1972 as independent company by Ted Arison (1924-1999, co-founder of NCL Norwegian). Carnival Cruise Lines has Corporation's largest fleet as both number of vessels and GT tonnage (ship sizes and capacities). CCL has over 1/5 of cruise industry's worldwide market.

Carnival Glory cruise ship

The 110,000-ton, 2,974-passenger cruise ship Carnival Glory and her Conquest-class sister ships ConquestValorLiberty and Freedom, are among the biggest in the fleet of Carnival. They are basically larger versions of earlier Destiny-class ships, as well as and more feature-filled. More space reveals into additional decks, even more bars and lounges, an upscale steak house, and well-proportioned public areas. 

Cruise itinerary program

Carnival Glory itinerary program is based on departures from Miami Florida to Eastern and Western Caribbean. Feature port destinations include Bahamas (Half Moon Cay), CozumelBelize, Roatan, Grand Cayman.

Cabins

Carnival Glory has a total number of 1487 cabins (of which 52 Suites, 521 Balcony rooms) in 34 grades. Carnival Glory has no family cabins, but offers several connecting rooms in a variety of categories. The ship also has 26 accessible cabins in all cabin categories. Most Carnival Glory staterooms are 185-220-sq.foot insides (577), oceanview (344) and balcony (521, with verandas of 35-75 sq.feet). There are also a total of 52 suites, measuring between 275-500 sq.feet. More than 50% of the cabins offer ocean view, among them 60% offer also private verandas. The three types of suites are Captain's Suites, Grand Suites and Ocean Suites. Suite passengers receive priority embarkation and debarkation, VIP check-in, and a deluxe bathroom.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Two formal restaurants (Golden and Platinum) onboard Carnival Glory serve open seating breakfast and lunch. Dinner is served in an open seating option or two assigned seatings. The casual Red Sail Lido buffet offers a number of food stations with a variety of choices, including a salad bar, deli, dessert station, daily regional cuisines. You'll also find outdoor poolside grills, specialty coffee bar, complimentary sushi bar, pizzeria and 24-hour room service that provides a limited selection of items.

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Follows the complete list of Carnival Glory restaurants and food bars.

  • Golden Restaurant (744-seat forward Dining Room, with two fixed dinner seatings or “Your Time Dining”; offers “Seuss At Sea” themed breakfasts for $5)
  • Platinum Restaurant (1122-seat aft Dining Room, with two fixed dinner seatings and open seating breakfast and lunch)
  • Bluelguana Cantina (complimentary Mexican fast food bar; offers burritos, tacos)
  • Guy’s Burger Joint (complimentary fast food bar by Guy Fieri)
  • Red Sail Lido Buffet Restaurant (1396-seat, self service buffet restaurant with various food stations; operates as bistro in the evenings)
  • Emerald Room Steakhouse (108-seat specialty restaurant for steaks and seafood; with dance floor and live music)
  • Meiji Sushi Bar (complimentary)
  • Sushi at Sea (Lido Bar) mini version of Bonsai Sushi, offers a la carte priced menu with rolls, sushi, sashimi, prices vary between USD 1,50-7,50.

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Carnival Glory is known as the “most colorful” of all Carnival ships. She offers countless entertainment options. The 1,400-seat Amber Palace was inspired by the legendary Amber Room in Russia. Design elements include gold leaf columns, rococo moldings, candelabras and paintings of famous Russian czars and czarinas. Amber Palace hosts a variety of evening shows, such as adult interactive games, Vegas-style revues, and "Hasbro, the Game Show". The Punchliner Comedy Club takes over Ebony Cabaret located on Deck 5 for family-oriented and R-rated shows from a rotating lineup of comedians. Don't forget that only the brave sit up front by the stage.

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Follows the complete list of Carnival Glory lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Amber Palace Theatre (1400-seat main show lounge for musical productions and shows; also used for movies and bingo)
  • Glory Atrium The Colors Lobby (9-deck high open floor area; features Colors Lobby Bar with piano and stage for live performances)
  • Copper Card Room (28-seat); Silver Room Art Gallery (36-seat); Black and White Library (17-seat; offers board games); Photo Gallery and Shop; The Green Conference Room (100-seat)
  • Circle C (complimentary kids club lounge with video games, parties and planned activities)
  • Cyberspace Internet Cafe (24-hour, 6 Internet computers room)
  • Ivory Club Bar (147-seat cigar bar with live music)
  • The Fun Shops (offers “Bon Voyage” items, duty-free liquor, jewelry, fashion boutiques, souvenirs, logo items)
  • Cherry on Top (candy shop; offers branded gear, special occasions gifts and tuxedo rentals)
  • EA Sports Bar; Viennese Cafe; Creams Cafe (specialty coffee bar); Taste Bar (offers complimentary appetizers); Alchemy Bar (serves made to order cocktails); The Cinn-A-Bar (100-seat piano bar); Bar Blue (jazz bar)
  • Camel Club Casino (484-seat, served by Kaleidoscope Bar); Kaleidoscope Boulevard Promenade Bar (23-seat); Kiosk (S and S Card service)
  • Club O2 (teens' lounge for video games, movies, karaoke and themed parties); Video Games Arcade (24-hour)
  • White Heat Disco and Nightclub (211-seat); Ebony Cabaret Lounge (425-seat; hosts Punchliner Comedy Club/brunch).
  • Turquoise Pool area (with two Whirlpools, Turquoise Bar); Azure Lido Pool area (with two whirlpools, served by Azure Bar, Grill and Pizzeria)
  • BlueIguana Tequila Bar; RedFrog Rum Bar (offers Caribbean rums selection and ThirstyFrog Red drought beer)
  • Aqua Park (Cobalt Pool area which is connected to the Twister Waterslide; with one Whirlpool, splash pools, fountains)
  • Carnival Seaside Theatre (LED screen outdoor cinema; with stage for live performances)
  • Spa Carnival complex (with Steam Rooms, Saunas, Massage Room, Beauty Salon, Spa Pool, Gymnasium)
  • Sports Deck (multi sports court/basketball, volleyball; Tennis Tables, Shuffleboard); Jogging Track; 9-hole Mini Golf Course
  • Serenity (adult-only relaxation area with Serenity Bar, two Whirlpools and padded lounges)
  • Camp Carnival (kids' club lounge area; offers complimentary programmes, with outdoor Pool area).

Carnival Glory wiki

  • Fun Ship 2.0 upgrade in 2012
  • The Carnival cruise ship Glory is of the line's Conquest-class vessels. Her sisters are the Carnival ships ConquestFreedomLibertyValor.
  • The vessel was floated out on July 19, 2003. It was christened by Sally Ride (1951-2012) - American physicist and astronaut, who in 1983 became USA's first woman in space.
  • In November 2012 the ship was drydocked to be "Fun Ship 2.0" refurbished. During that time, several new bars and lounges were added, along with a complete renovation of cabins and public spaces.
  • Fun fact is that this Carnival ship has a namesake - the 2017-launched "COSCO Glory". The vessel is among the world's largest container ships (capacity 20,170 containers) and operated by COSCO Line.

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Carnival Glory Itineraries

The below listed Carnival Glory cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Carnival Cruise Line fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 Jul 14 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2018 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2018 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami
2018 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$509
2018 Sep 01 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$429
2018 Sep 08 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$419
2018 Sep 15 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$419
2018 Sep 22 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$399
2018 Sep 29 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$399
2018 Oct 06 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$389
2018 Oct 13 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$379
2018 Oct 20 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$369
2018 Oct 27 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$399
2018 Nov 03 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$399
2018 Nov 10 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$409
2018 Nov 17 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$529
2018 Nov 24 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$419
2018 Dec 01 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$399
2018 Dec 08 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$414
2018 Dec 15 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$434
2018 Dec 22 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$739
2018 Dec 29 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$789
2019 Jan 05 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$434
2019 Jan 12 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$414
2019 Jan 19 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$439
2019 Jan 26 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$414
2019 Feb 02 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean Miami$459
2019 Feb 09 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami$439
2019 Feb 16 12 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Miami$1179
2019 Mar 02 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$409
2019 Mar 07 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$359
2019 Mar 11 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$524
2019 Mar 16 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$469
2019 Mar 21 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$349
2019 Mar 25 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$449
2019 Mar 30 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$379
2019 Apr 04 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$349
2019 Apr 08 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$359
2019 Apr 13 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$414
2019 Apr 18 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$384
2019 Apr 22 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$379
2019 Apr 27 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$379
2019 May 02 4 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$329
2019 May 06 5 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$389
2019 May 11 8 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$684
2019 May 19 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$634
2019 May 26 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$744
2019 Jun 02 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$749
2019 Jun 09 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$839
2019 Jun 16 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$809
2019 Jun 23 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$779
2019 Jun 30 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$789
2019 Jul 07 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$779
2019 Jul 14 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$779
2019 Jul 21 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$779
2019 Jul 28 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$739
2019 Aug 04 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$719
2019 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$589
2019 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$569
2019 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$489
2019 Sep 01 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$489
2019 Sep 08 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$469
2019 Sep 15 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$469
2019 Sep 22 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$469
2019 Sep 29 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$459
2019 Oct 06 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$469
2019 Oct 13 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$479
2019 Oct 20 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$459
2019 Oct 27 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$469
2019 Nov 03 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$449
2019 Nov 10 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$449
2019 Nov 17 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$459
2019 Nov 24 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$629
2019 Dec 01 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$429
2019 Dec 08 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$429
2019 Dec 15 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$549
2019 Dec 22 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$759
2019 Dec 29 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$829
2020 Jan 05 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$449
2020 Jan 12 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$439
2020 Jan 19 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$439
2020 Jan 26 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$439
2020 Feb 02 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$459
2020 Feb 09 14 days, round-trip Panama Canal New Orleans$1499
2020 Feb 23 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$509
2020 Mar 01 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$479
2020 Mar 08 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$609
2020 Mar 15 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$619
2020 Mar 22 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$609
2020 Mar 29 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$569
2020 Apr 05 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$559
2020 Apr 12 7 days, round-trip Eastern Caribbean New Orleans$589
2020 Apr 19 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$499
2020 Apr 26 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean New Orleans$489