Carnival Celebration is the most anticipated new cruise ship for 2022
As the results continue to be announced in the Cruise ship prices, it can now be revealed that Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-class cruise ship is the most anticipated new cruise ship of 2022.
The carnival celebration is the most anticipated for 2022!
Carnival Cruise Line’s second Excel-class cruise ship, currently under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland, is voted the most anticipated new cruise ship for 2022. Carnival celebration received more votes than other impressive ships that will also enter service in 2022, including the world’s new largest cruise ship, Wonder of the seas.
Carnival celebration will continue the new era of ships for the cruise line when it entered service in November 2022 as part of the cruise line’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The vessel, which will be powered entirely by liquefied natural gas (LNG), will take the name of the original Party cruise ship, a Holiday class vessel which sailed for Carnival from 1987 to 2008.
The massive 180,800 gross tonne ship will be almost identical to its sister ship Mardi Gras including a roller coaster at sea, voted best cruise ship feature of 2021. Carnival celebration Its iconic funnel was recently installed and in 2022 it will float on water and undergo sea trials before being delivered from Meyer Turku.
Carnival celebration will be based in PortMiami, Florida, from the newly renovated Terminal F. The ship will debut with a 14-day Carnival transatlantic voyage on November 6, 2022 from Southampton, UK. Year-round sailing from Miami to begin November 21, 2022
Second and third place cruise ships
Cruise Hive’s annual Cruise Ship Awards have been open for voting since mid-September 2021, and readers have only been allowed to vote in each of the seven categories. The Carnival cruise ship was up against eleven other cruise ships that will also debut in 2022.
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Wonder of the seas received the second highest number of votes due to the massive wait for Royal Caribbean’s fifth Oasis Class ship. Wonder of the seas will debut in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 4, 2022, followed by cruises to Europe from Barcelona and Rome during the summer.
The cruise ship is in the latest developments in the south of France and has already carried out sea trials. Wonder of the seas is an impressive 236,857 gross ton with a capacity of 5,734 guests based on double occupancy.
In third place came the highly anticipated Norwegian Prima, a new class for Norwegian Cruise Line, which is in the final stages of construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. The ship will feature the largest racetrack at sea, spanning three levels. The NCL ship will have a gross tonnage of 142,000 with a capacity of 3,215 passengers.
Now that the vote is closed for the annual Cruise Ship Awards, some results have already been announced for categories including Best New Cruise Ship of 2021, Best US Cruise Home Port and Best Cruise Ship. Further results are yet to be announced in the coming days.