CARNIVAL LUMINOSA OPENS FOR SALE AS FUN NEW SHIP PREPARES TO JOIN CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE FLEET
Now accepting reservations for Australia and cruises in Alaska of November 6, 2022 through April 2024
MIAMI, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Cruise Line today announced that reservations are open for the inaugural season of its new ship. Luminous Carnival which will debut from Brisbane, Australia November 6, 2022 before repositioning for the seasonal service of Seattle at Alaska next May.
When Carnival Luminosa arrives at Australia in just three months, it will be the last Carnival ship to be decked out in the stunning new livery that was introduced on Mardi Gras in 2021 and has been added to half of the Carnival fleet, featuring the red, white and blue hues long associated with Carnival Cruise Line. The ship will also feature a vintage funnel design reminiscent of the funnels on Carnival’s original ships like Mardi GrasCarnival and Festival.
“We couldn’t be prouder to welcome Carnival Luminosa to our fleet and begin our highly anticipated cruises from Brisbane tracking unique bucket list routes in Alaska,” said Christine Dufy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. “To make Luminosa truly feel part of the Carnival Cruise Line family, we’re adding our beautiful new livery to her hull, of course, and keeping her retro funnel design that once graced some of our most iconic ships. We’ll be in adding some Carnival features in the upcoming drydock and adapting some existing features to align with Carnival’s laid back style, but ultimately our crew will make everyone feel at home as soon as he will join the ship.
Carnival Luminosa will host many activities and experiences from other Carnival ships that guests have come to know and love, as well as new spaces.
Featuring guest favorites from entertainment, youth and spa, casino, bars and restaurants, offerings will include Playlist Productions, The Punchliner Comedy Club, Limelight Lounge, Piano Bar 88, Alchemy Bar, RedFrog Rum Bar, Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse, Chef’s Table, Bonsai Sushi Express, Seaday Brunch, Serenity Adult-Only Retreat, and Cloud 9 Spa, among others.
For more information on Carnival Luminosa onboard offers, visit here.
Itineraries for the inaugural season
Upon opening for booking, Carnival Luminosa will sail a variety of seasonal itineraries from Brisbane of November 6, 2022 at April 13, 2023, offering something for everyone; including three- and four-day cruises to popular Australian ports for short vacations; six and seven days Great Barrier Reef and cruises in the South Pacific; longer trips of eight to 11 days to prime destinations like Noumea and Lifou Island in New Caledonia, Port Vila and Mystery Island at Vanuatuand Papua New Guinea, Fijiand New Zealand; as well as a Carnival Journeys transpacific trip as Luminosa repositions itself Seattlestopping in Tahiti, Polynesia, among other beautiful sites.
Of SeattleCarnival Luminosa will sail for four months Alaska program with 17 seven-day sailings as well as six- and eight-day sailings to favorite ports such as juneau, Ketchikan, sitka, Skagway, Icy Strait Point and the Tracy Arm Fjord Scenic Cruise. Ending his season in AlaskaCarnival Luminosa will make another transpacific voyage to Brisbanestopping at exotic destinations never before seen for carnival, including Kushiro, Aomori, Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japanas good as Puerto Princesa, Philippines and Bitung, Indonesia.
You will find all the details on the Carnival Luminosa itineraries here. Among the many exciting and fun routes to choose from:
- 7 days Alaska veil of Seattle (07/20/2023) – Juneau, Alaska; Haines, Alaska; Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska; and Victoria, BC, Canada.
- 11-Day Carnival Journeys in Papua New Guinea from Brisbane (19/11/2023) – islands of conflict; Alotau, Papua New Guinea; Raboul, Papua New Guinea; and Kiriwina Island.
- 22 Day Carnival Voyages Transpacific Sailing To Seattle of Brisbane (13/04/2023) – Noumea, New Caledonia; Suva, Fiji He is; Papeete (Tahiti), Polynesia; Moorea (Tahiti), Polynesia; and Honolulu Hawaii.
- 30 Day Carnival Voyages Transpacific Sailing To Brisbane of Seattle (14/09/2023) – Ketchikan, Alaska; Frozen strait point, Alaska; Hubbard Glacier, Alaska; Kushiro, Japan; Aomori, Japan; Tokyo, Japan; Hiroshima, Japan; Nagasaki, Japan; Puerto Princesa, Philippines; and Bitung, Indonesia.
Additional information and reservations
The Carnival Luminosa is a sister ship to the other four Spirit Class ships that are already popular with Carnival guests. More details are to be revealed about Carnival Luminosa’s drydock and reimagining of the ship as it continues to transition from Costa to Carnival ahead of the start of service in November.
For more information about Carnival Cruise Line and to book a cruise on Carnival Luminosa now, call 1-800-CARNIVAL, visit www.carnaval.comor contact your preferred travel consultant or online travel site.
ABOUT CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE
Carnival Cruise Line, part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), is proud to be known as America’s Cruise Line. Since its founding in 1972, Carnival has continually revolutionized the cruise industry, making cruise vacations an affordable and popular option for millions of customers. Carnival operates from 14 US homeports and employs more than 40,000 team members representing 120 nationalities. Carnival’s newest ship, Mardi Gras, with the first roller coaster at sea, is the first cruise ship in the Americas powered by environmentally friendly liquefied natural gas (LNG). Carnival returns Australia in October 2022 and will welcome four additional ships over the next two years, including Carnival Celebration, which arrives at Miami in November to close the festivities of the 50th anniversary of the Carnival.
SOURCE Carnival Cruise Line