behind the fun

With only 119 days to go now before the newest Carnival Cruise Line ship begins her inaugural season sailing out of Long Beach, California. I Like Cruise Ships has some very exclusive Behind the Fun pictures for everyone to see.

When the Carnival Panorama sails on its first voyage, it’s going to be the first new Carnival ship to homeport on the US West Coast in 20 years. Now for cruise fans on the West Coast, its something of an oddity as usually they get stuck with older ships, but to most new ships debuting in Miami or New York.

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Prior to the launch of seven-day service, Carnival Panorama will offer a special one-time three-day cruise to Ensenada from Long Beach Dec. 11-14, 2019. Carnival Panorama will offer a three-port, seven-day itinerary from Long Beach, departing every Saturday to stunning destinations along the Mexican Riviera, including Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta. 

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Voyages will depart from the newly refurbished Long Beach Cruise Terminal, housed in a massive 146,000-square-foot geodesic dome that once housed Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose airplane.  The expanded facility offers a streamlined embarkation and debarkation process

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Carnival Panorama Floated out from Italian Shipyard
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Currently, under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Carnival Panorama will offer groundbreaking attractions like a bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, a massive WaterWorks aqua park, and the SportSquare open-air recreation area, along with a vibrant Havana section with tropics-inspired staterooms and its own Cuban-themed bar and pool.