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You’ll Never Guess Carnival Vista’s New Home Port

One of the world’s largest cruise ships is now calling Galveston, TX home. Carnival Vista, which arrived in port on Sunday, was greeted by Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy and ship Godmother Deshauna Barber. Galveston, which has long been a cruise ship port serving itineraries in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, is quickly becoming a top cruise port to rival some of the biggest and busiest ports in Florida like Tampa, Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

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Largest Ship to Homeport in Galveston

Carnival Vista

Carnival CEO Christine Duffy

Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy explained the long history of cruising in Texas and where the cruise line and home port could go from here.

“Carnival Vista brings Texas-sized fun to Galveston for guests of all ages and we are thrilled to celebrate the arrival of the port’s newest ship and show our appreciation for the local community,” she said. “Carnival is Texas’ number one cruise operator and positioning one of our newest ships, Carnival Vista, in Galveston underscores our commitment to our confidence in growing this key market.”

Carnival Vista offers multiple unique week-long western Caribbean itineraries from Galveston, including calls at Montego Bay; Grand Cayman; and Cozumel, while the other features visits to Mahogany Bay (Isla Roatan); Belize; and Cozumel.

Carnival Vista arrives in Galveston

About Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista was the first of the cruise giant’s Vista-Class ships and has been thrilling passen

gers out of Miami for the past two years with new features like the SkyRide aerial bike ride, an IMAX theater, onboard brewery, two dining venues developed by Food Network star Guy Fieri, an expansive water park, and the Family Harbor accommodations with larger staterooms and lounge area.

Carnival Vista isn’t the only ship sailing from Galveston in the future. Carnival Freedom and Carnival Valor both offer year-round cruising from the Texas port town.

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