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March 30, 2009

Carnival Ecstasy to Undergo Extensive Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation This Fall

The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will undergo an extensive, multi-million-dollar refurbishment this fall that will include the addition of an expansive new water park, an exclusive adults-only retreat, a Circle "C" facility for 12- to 14-year olds, and a redesigned resort-style main pool area. Additionally, 98 balconies will be added to existing ocean view staterooms. The…
October 22, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines Returns To Galveston November 1

 [gallery]                    Carnival Cruise Lines, the Port of Galveston’s only year-round cruise operator, announced today that it will resume service from the Texas port on November 1, 2008 following a temporary cease in cruise operations due to Hurricane Ike last month.             The 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy will resume year-round four- and five-day cruises from Galveston…
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October 16, 2008

Rebuilt Puerta Maya Cruise Center In Cozumel Welcomes First Ships

[gallery]              The newly rebuilt pier at the Puerta Maya Cruise Center in Cozumel, Mexico – closed since being damaged by Hurricane Wilma in 2005 – welcomed its first ships today when the 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy and 2,056-passenger Carnival Fantasy docked at the facility this morning.             The $50 million cruise center, built and…
October 9, 2008

A Grand Opening

             Carnival Cruise Lines’ 2,052-passenger Carnival Ecstasy and 2,056-passenger Carnival Fantasy will be the first cruise ships to call at the newly rebuilt Puerta Maya Cruise Center in Cozumel, Mexico, when it re-opens on Thursday, Oct. 16 – nearly three years to the day after being severely damaged by Hurricane Wilma.             Carnival Ecstasy…
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September 16, 2008

Carnival Cruise Lines’ Two Galveston-Based Ships To Operate From Port Of Houston

[gallery] Carnival Conquest, Carnival Ecstasy to Arrive at Houston’s Bayport Terminal Later This Week   As a result of the closure of the Port of Galveston due to damage from Hurricane Ike, Carnival Cruise Lines’ two Galveston-based ships, Carnival Conquest and Carnival Ecstasy, are scheduled to operate their regular cruise programs from the Port of…