Carnival Breeze, in port of Monaco
|Owner:||Carnival Corporation & plc|
|Operator:||Carnival Cruise Line|
|Port of registry:||Panama|
|Maiden voyage:||June 3, 2012|
|In service:||June, 2012|
|Identification:||Call sign: 3FZO8
IMO number: 9555723
MMSI number: 354842000
|Class and type:||Dream-class []|
|Length:||305.60 m (1,002.6 ft)|
|Beam:||37.2 m (122 ft)|
|Draught:||8.20 m (26.9 ft)|
|Speed:||22.5 knots (41.7 km/h; 25.9 mph)|
Carnival Breeze is a Dream-class cruise ship of Carnival Cruise Line which entered service on June 3, 2012. From June to November 2012 she sailed out of Barcelona and Venice on Mediterranean cruises, and afterwards from Miami to the Caribbean and Bahamas. In May 2016, she will be moving to Galveston to replace the Carnival Magic.
Concept and construction
Carnival Breeze is the third and last Dream-class ship, with sisters ships Carnival Dream and Carnival Magic. Costa Crociere recently took delivery of its first Dream Class ship, Costa Diadema. Fincantieri Monfalcone in Italy is the builder, and the Dream class vessels are the largest passenger ships ever built by Fincantieri.
"Carnival Breeze" has the same design as her sisters, with a half-mile exterior promenade, cantilevered whirlpools, and a 23,750 sq ft (2,206 m2) wellness facility. Other features are the WaterWorks aqua park with a 300-foot (91 m)-long corkscrew water slide called Twister and another called The Drainpipe, an indoor/outdoor café with live entertainment venue called Ocean Plaza, and a range of staterooms including deluxe ocean views with two bathrooms, some of which have five berths.
Carnival Breeze and her sisters have the widest variety of activity, dining and entertainment options of the entire fleet. She features a 5D Cinema called Thrill Theater, outdoor water park, Cloud 9 Spa, jogging track, fitness center, Seaside Theater, Red Frog Pub, Winner's Luck casino and bar, the Liquid Nightclub disco, Punchliner Comedy Club, Sport-square and Hasbro: The Game Show. Other features on Carnival Breeze include the Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse (reservations and fee required), Guy's Burger Joint, which offers burgers custom-created by Food Network chef Guy Fieri, a Comedy Brunch on sea days, the Cucina del Capitano, a family-style Italian eatery with an extensive night time menu (reservations and fee required) and a free lunch time pasta bar, the BlueIguana Cantina, a burrito and taco made to order eatery for both breakfast and lunch and on sea days an outside Fat Jimmy's C-Side BBQ.
Ports of call
- "Carnival Cruise Lines’ New 130,000-Ton Ship to be Named Carnival Breeze" (Press release). Carnival Cruise Lines. 10 May 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
- "Advanced Masterdata for the Vessel Carnival Breeze". VesselTracker. 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
- "Carnival Breeze". Fincantieri. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
- Asklander, Micke. "M/S Carnival Breeze (2012)". Fakta om Fartyg (in Swedish). Retrieved 2012-08-10.[dead link]
- "Costruzioni". Fincantieri.com. Retrieved 2013-02-15.
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