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  Online reservations for specialty dining options on the Carnival Horizon – including the line’s first teppanyaki venue, Fahrenheit 555 steakhouse, Ji Ji Asian Kitchen, Cucina del Capitano Italian-style family restaurant, and The Chef’s Table – are now open via the “Manage my Cruise” tab on carnival.com.  The new 133,500-ton ship is set to debut in Europe April 2, 2018. In addition to a variety of tantalizing dining venues, Carnival Horizon will feature popular innovations introduced on its sister ship, Carnival Vista, including the bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, the Havana section with its own Cuban-themed bar and pool, an IMAX Theatre and Family Harbor with extra roomy staterooms and Family Harbor Lounge. Carnival Horizon will also feature Guy’s Pig &…

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  Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, successfully completed its final sea trials in the Adriatic Sea earlier this week in anticipation of its inaugural cruise from Barcelona on April 2, 2018. Currently in the final stages of construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, the 3,974-passenger vessel had a full contingent of officers, technicians and engineers on board who thoroughly tested Carnival Horizon’s sophisticated technical, mechanical and navigation systems. As the newest ship in the fleet, Carnival Horizon will offer a number of unique innovations, including the first-ever Dr. Seuss WaterWorks aqua park, a new teppanyaki dining venue, and Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse Brewhouse, a new BBQ restaurant offering mouth-watering favorites created by…

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  Carnival Cruise Line announced today that the massive LED “Dreamscape” atrium sculpture on the new Carnival Horizon will feature colorful, custom-designed artwork created by patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® when the 133,500-ton ship debuts in Europe in spring 2018. The eye-catching, three-deck high centerpiece in Carnival Horizon’s atrium will feature 33 different artistic creations from patients of St. Jude, one of Carnival’s largest charitable partners. The announcement was made at Carnival’s Day of Play, an annual event held for children and their families at St. Jude in Memphis, Tennessee. The theme of this year’s event was Carnival Playtime and kids and their families enjoyed popular games like Sorry! Guess Who, and Yahtzee inspired by Hasbro, The Game…

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  Carnival Cruise Line has created a comprehensive virtual tour that showcases the many unique innovations aboard its newest ship, Carnival Horizon, set to debut in spring 2018. Led by an engaging – and occasionally musical – host, the tour takes viewers on a journey that highlights exciting choices like Smokehouse Brewhouse offering “real deal” BBQ created by Food Network star Guy Fieri and featuring four different craft beers brewed right on board, along with the line’s first-ever teppanyaki venue and the colorful Dr. Seuss WaterWorks park with popular characters including The Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2. Also showcased are Vista-class favorites like the SkyRide bike-ride-in-the-sky aerial attraction, the Havana section with tropics-inspired staterooms and…

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  Three kids from the Texas 4H Club were awarded free cruises during an event at the State Fair of Texas hosted by Guy Fieri announcing his new Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse|Brewhouse restaurant that will be featured aboard the new Carnival Horizon when it debuts next spring. The three finalists – Harper Burt, Sam Penn and Charlotte Murray – were tasked to come up with unique barbecue recipes inspired by Pig & Anchor that were judged by a panel of barbecue experts.  Harper was named the winner with Sam and Charlotte the runners up.  All three children received a free Carnival cruise departing from the Port of Galveston for their highly creative and imaginative entries. Carnival also made…

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  Guy Fieri – a member of the American Royal National Barbecue Hall of Fame whose namesake burger joints are featured on 19 Carnival Cruise Line ships – will introduce a brand new full-service barbecue venue aboard Carnival Horizon when it debuts in spring 2018. An expansion of Fieri’s casual barbecue eateries on several Carnival ships, Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse|Brewhouse combines the best of both worlds: authentic, down-home smoked-on-board barbecue and traditional sides created by the renowned chef, along with a selection of distinctive craft beers brewed on board at a brewery located within the restaurant. The announcement will be made by Fieri at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas during the “Carnival’s BBQ Challenge with Guy…

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  Carnival Cruise Line will introduce its first-ever teppanyaki dining venue when the new 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon debuts in Europe in spring 2018. Teppanyaki is a traditional method of Japanese cooking whose name is derived from the combination of the words “teppan” or iron plate with “yaki” meaning grilled or pan-fried.   Teppanyaki combines ancient Japanese cooking techniques with modern performance art to create a feast that is both culinary and visual. Located on Carnival Horizon’s Promenade Deck, Bonsai Teppanyaki will offer a wide-ranging menu with authentic delicacies from the Far East prepared by highly skilled chefs who will create tantalizing dishes on custom-built stations that form the center of the venue’s two eight-seat tables. In keeping with Carnival’s atmosphere of…

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  Today is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying the new delicious hand-crafted frozen creations which are now featured in the Cherry on Top sweets – and more! – shop aboard Carnival Vista and soon to be available aboard the new Carnival Horizon when it debuts next year. The gourmet ice cream sandwiches come in a variety of flavors, providing the perfect treat to stay cool this summer.  Guests can mix and match from a variety of ice cream and cookie flavors including red velvet, sugar and, of course, chocolate chip), while topping off their handmade confection with a variety of sweet ingredients like colorful sprinkles to create the ultimate frozen treat. …

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Construction of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, is moving along as scheduled as work continues at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. The ship’s stunning spaces – from the Dr. Seuss-themed WaterWorks aqua park and the 270-square-foot Seaside Theatre poolside LED screen to a wide variety of indoor and outdoor dining, beverage and entertainment venues – are taking shape in anticipation for Carnival Horizon’s April 2018 maiden voyage. Carnival Horizon is set to debut April 2, 2018, with a 13-day Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona – the first of four round-trip departures from this port.  Carnival Horizon will then reposition to the U.S. with a 14-day trans-Atlantic crossing from Barcelona to New York May 9-23, 2018, positioning…

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  Carnival Cruise Line has announced the appointment of the senior officers for its newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, which is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy and set to debut in spring 2018. Comprised of some of the most talented and experienced mariners in the cruise industry, Carnival Horizon’s senior officers will include: Captain Luigi De Angelis – A 22-year veteran of Carnival Cruise Line, De Angelis joined the company as a deck cadet aboard the Carnival Imagination in 1995 and was named captain in 2010. During his Carnival career, De Angelis has been part of the start-up teams of five ships and most recently served as master of the line’s newest ship, Carnival Vista,…

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