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Carnival Sunrise Calls at Grand Turk During Inaugural Voyage

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Cruise Hive Weekly News: November 28, 2020

More cruise news from the week and as usual, it's been pretty busy across most major cruise lines.

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Carnival Sunrise which is on its inaugural cruise after a huge multi-million transformation from the Carnival Triumph has called at Grand Turk.

Carnival Sunrise Calls at Grand Turk

The newly transformed Carnival Sunrise has visited Grand Turk during its inaugural voyage from Norfolk, Virginia. Grand Turk is the first port of call on the week-long cruise and guest have been able to spend a full day at the stunning cruise destination enjoying the island activities and beach which is right next to the pier.

The next port of call will be Carnival’s own private island Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas on May 3 and then Freeport, Bahamas on May 4 before finally arriving back at its homeport on May 6. The next voyage from Norfolk will be a 6-night cruise to the Bahamas.

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After a series of cruises from the Decker Half Moone Cruise Center in Norfolk, the upgraded Carnival cruise ship will reposition to New York. The ship will sail four-day and eight-day cruises from the Big Apple and will also have its naming ceremony with godmother Kelly Arison on May 23.

For the Winter season, Carnival Sunrise will be based out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Caribbean cruises from Port Everglades will begin from the end of October.

The ship recently completed a major transformation dry dock in Cadiz, Spain costing Carnival Cruise Line an impressive $200 million. It is one of the largest upgrades in the cruise line’s history rivaling the Carnival Sunshine transformation from Carnival Destiny in 2013.

Cruise Hive readers can take a first look during the final stages of the dry dock right here. The ship is 101,509 gross tons with a guest capacity of 2,984 at double occupancy.

Carnival Sunrise in Grand Turk

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