August 9, 2021

Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Visit to Cozumel, Mexico

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, the line’s newest and most innovative ship Mardi Gras arrived in Cozumel, Mexico, today, marking the ship’s first port of call at the popular island since beginning cruising operations last week. Mardi Gras’ leadership team joined local government officials for a ceremonial plaque…
August 7, 2021

Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Call at Nassau, The Bahamas, During Maiden Voyage

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, the line’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, arrived in Nassau, Bahamas, today, marking the ship’s third port of call on its maiden voyage. This is the first time Carnival Cruise Line has called on Nassau in 16 months. Mardi Gras pulled…
August 4, 2021

Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Call at Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, On Maiden Voyage

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, the line’s newest and most innovative ship Mardi Gras arrived in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, today, marking the ship’s second port of call on its maiden voyage. Mardi Gras’ leadership team joined local government officials for a ceremonial plaque exchange to commemorate the…
August 3, 2021

Mardi Gras Makes First-Ever Call In San Juan, Puerto Rico, On Maiden Voyage

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s highly anticipated return to guest operations, the line’s newest and most innovative ship Mardi Gras arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, today, marking the ship’s first port of call on its maiden voyage. Mardi Gras is also the first cruise ship to stop in San Juan in 16 months.…
July 30, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Welcomes Visitors to See Its New Baby Mardi Gras Ahead of First Voyage on Saturday

It was a historic day of fun as Carnival Cruise Line welcomed visitors on Mardi Gras for the first time today, with local officials, travel advisors and media enjoying an afternoon on the line’s newest and most innovative ship.  Mardi Gras is scheduled to set sail on her maiden voyage on Saturday, July 31, which…
June 29, 2021

Unique Two-in-One Dining Concept Featuring Chinese and Mexican Cuisines to Debut on Mardi Gras

Carnival Cruise Line’s new Mardi Gras will feature the widest variety of culinary outlets in the fleet, with more than two dozen different venues, including Chibang!, a new two-in-one dining concept featuring both Chinese and Mexican dishes. Responding to guests’ feedback for more diverse dining choices on board, particularly Chinese and Mexican cuisine, Chibang! is…
June 10, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Confirms First Sailing For Mardi Gras, Announces More Ships Returning In August

Carnival Cruise Line today laid out plans for its next wave of the summer restart of guest operations, including the first cruise for Mardi Gras and the return of additional ships in August.  Highlights of the plan include: Mardi Gras will start operating her seven-day cruises from Port Canaveral on Saturday, July 31, with pre-inaugural…
June 9, 2021

LNG-Powered Mardi Gras Refuels for the First Time at Port Canaveral

Mardi Gras – the first cruise ship in the Americas powered by eco-friendly Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) – refueled for the first time at its homeport of Port Canaveral which built the new Terminal 3 to accommodate this game-changing ship.   The ship made its U.S. debut docking for the first time at Port Canaveral on…
June 4, 2021

Mardi Gras, Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest and Most Innovative Ship, Docks at Port Canaveral For the First Time

Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras, made her U.S. debut this morning, docking for the first time at Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminal 3, built specifically for this vessel which is the first in the Americas powered by eco-friendly Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and features the first roller coaster at sea. Port Canaveral-based Carnival Freedom and Carnival…
May 17, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line Reflags Mardi Gras to Bahamian Registry

When Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Mardi Gras, arrives to her new home in Port Canaveral, Fla. on June 4, she will be flying the Bahamian flag to designate the new ship registry for the first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ship to operate in North America. Mardi Gras has been the most highly anticipated new…