Carnival Horizon is currently under construction at the Fincantieri Ship yard, near Venice, Italy. She will be the second of Carnival’s Vista-class ships, With less than a month til delivery. The excitement of her launch is building. 


The ship has a tonnage of 133,500 GT and a capacity of 3,960 guests.

Carnival Horizon was floated-out on March 10, 2017. Sea trials were completed in November 2017.

Like her younger sister, Carnival Vista, which entered service in May 2016, Carnival Horizon will feature SkyRide, an IMAXTheatre, a WaterWorks aqua park, and Carnival’s Seuss at Sea programme.

lido galley

She is set to have some unique new attractions. Including the first Dr. Seuss’s Water Works, an onboard water park. 

Carnival, recently announced it would offer four craft beers brewed exclusively at Smokehouse / Brewhouse on Carnival Horizon:

ParchedPig Smoked Porter
ParchedPig Farmhouse Ale
ParchedPig Toasted Amber Ale
ParchedPig West Coast IPA.

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Carnival has also announced that Carnival Horizon will perform a series of cruises from Europe before coming to the United States.

In the USA, she will operate summer cruises to the Caribbean and Bermuda from New York before moving to Miami, where she will do year-round cruises to the Caribbean, replacing Carnival Vista. Carnival Vista will reposition to Galveston, Texas.


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