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Ninety-Eight Balconies to be Added to Carnival Sensation’s Staterooms During Scheduled Dry Dock in January 2009

Posted on: October 15th, 2008 - Press Releases

NINETY-EIGHT BALCONIES TO BE ADDED TO CARNIVAL SENSATION’S STATEROOMS DURING SCHEDULED DRY DOCK IN JANUARY 2009

 New Balcony Staterooms Latest Addition to Carnival’s Popular ‘Evolutions of Fun’ Product Enhancement Initiative

             MIAMI (October 15, 2008) – Carnival Cruise Lines will add balconies to 98 existing staterooms aboard the 2,052-passenger Carnival Sensation during a 35-day scheduled dry dock taking place in January 2009.

            Additionally, a number of the Carnival Sensation’s suites will be modified to feature larger, extended balconies to create a more spacious area from which to enjoy panoramic sea views. 

            The stateroom modifications are just one aspect of the ship’s extensive multi-million-dollar renovation, all part of the line’s wide-ranging “Evolutions of Fun” product enhancement initiative. Carnival Sensation’s “extreme makeover” will also include a previously announced Carnival WaterWorks aqua park, Serenity adults-only area, and a redesigned tropical-themed main pool area.

            Additionally, all staterooms will be completely refurbished, as well as virtually all dining, dancing and entertainment venues.  Guest corridors will be renovated and a new “Circle C” facility catering to 12- to 14-year olds will be added, as well.

            Carnival Sensation currently operates year-round three- and four-day Bahamas cruises from Port Canaveral, Fla.  On this route, three-day cruises depart Thursdays and call at Nassau while four-day voyages depart Sundays and visit both Nassau and Freeport.

            The 70,000-ton SuperLiner is part of the line’s 22-vessel “Fun Ship” fleet which operates three- to 18-day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Hawaii, the Panama Canal, Canada, New England, Bermuda, Europe and South America.  The line currently has two ships scheduled for delivery between now and 2011.

            Carnival Sensation’s new and extended balcony staterooms will be open for reservations October 24, 2008.

            For additional information and reservations, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CARNIVAL or visit carnival.com.

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Carnival Cruise Lines, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:  CCL; NYSE:  CUK), is a proud member of the exclusive World’s Leading Cruise Lines.  Our exclusive alliance also includes Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises, and The Yachts of Seabourn.  Sharing a passion to please each guest, and a commitment to quality and value, our member lines appeal to a wide range of lifestyles and budgets.  Together, we offer exciting and enriching cruise vacations to the world’s most desirable destinations.

 

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