Carnival Splendor’s First Call in Boston This Year Celebrated With Shipboard Reception

by Joyce Oliva


Carnival Splendor docked at the Port of Boston for the first time this cruise season, part of a series of week-long fall foliage cruises from New York.  The popular itinerary also features day-long stops at Portland, Maine; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Saint John New Brunswick.

To commemorate the season’s first call in Boston, a traditional maritime plaque exchange ceremony was held on board the Carnival Splendor during a turnaround day earlier this week.

Carnival Splendor Captain Carmelo Marino (right) is pictured here accepting a plaque from Massport Deputy Director Michael Vanderbeek.

Carnival Splendor will continue its four- to seven-day Canada/New England cruises through October then reposition to Miami to operate a winter schedule of seven-day Caribbean departures through May 2015 before returning to the Big Apple next spring.

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