With five months until the debut of what will be the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed — the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is beginning to take shape at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, which will be based at Port Canaveral, Fla., will offer a host of innovations, including the largest spa and children’s facilities in the fleet, a new indoor/outdoor entertainment area offering magnificent ocean vistas, and the longest water slide at sea, part of the sprawling Carnival WaterWorks aqua park. A variety of accommodation categories – including a two-bathroom configuration that will be ideal for families, as well as “cove” balcony staterooms closer to the water line – will be available, as well.…
With more than 19,000 total square feet of space catering to children, ’tweens and teens – from expansive indoor and outdoor play areas to a sprawling aqua park housing the cruise industry’s longest water slide – the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is designed as the ideal family vacation.
Carnival Dream Showcased With New Image Gallery, Entertaining Blog by Senior Cruise Director John Heald
Carnival has unveiled a new series of never-before-seen renderings of the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream – the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed set to debut Sept. 21, 2009 – along with an entertaining and informative new blog by Senior Cruise Director John Heald who recently toured the ship during its construction at Italy’s Fincantieri shipyard. The new image gallery and blog are available at www.carnival.com/dream.
Carnival Cruise Lines’ immensely popular senior cruise director and ‘blogger extraordinaire’ John Heald will host two Bloggers Cruises aboard the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream in 2009.
Currently under construction at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, the Carnival Dream continues to move along as scheduled. Most recently, workers began piecing together the ship’s more than 1,800 staterooms.
Set to debut in Europe September 21, 2009, the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is beginning to take shape at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard. Pictured above are some of the upper decks being pieced together as construction continues on the 3,646-passenger “Fun Ship.”
A on-line video highlighting the sleek exterior and expansive outside deck areas that will be featured on the 130,000-ton Carnival Dream is now available for viewing on the line’s Web site at www.carnival.com/dream.
Carnival Cruise Lines began accepting reservations today for the previously announced European and Caribbean itineraries of the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream, which is scheduled to enter service in September 2009, introducing a host of innovations and amenities.
As Carnival prepares to take delivery of the new 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor next week, it also eagerly anticipates the debut of the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, the line’s new 130,000-ton SuperLiner which will offer a variety of features and innovations when it debuts in September 2009.
With about a year-and-half until the debut of what will be the largest “Fun Ship” ever constructed — the new 130,000-ton Carnival Dream has already begun taking shape at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.