Arriving at the Port of Galveston in Texas is even more fun, because Carnival dream becomes the third ship in the fleet to resume operations from the port. The Carnival cruise ship is sailing with guests for the first time in over 18 months.
Carnival dream Resumption of cruise operations
Carnival dream is back with cruises from Galveston, TX for the first time in over 18 months. The ship resumes operations today and becomes the third in the fleet to take over from Galveston. The ship joins Vista Carnival and The carnival breeze, both of which resumed in July.
This afternoon, an inauguration ceremony took place to welcome the first guests on board in the presence of Carnival dream Captain Francesco and Cruise Director Deon Williams.
The Dream-class cruise ship departs today, September 19, for a six-day cruise to the Western Caribbean. The trip will include two days at sea with stops in Costa Maya in Mexico, Belize and Cozumel, and Mexico. The ship will then arrive in Galveston on Friday, September 24. Carnival dream will continue to offer a range of different routes to the Caribbean and Bahamas.
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The 130,000 gross tons Carnival dream is one of the coolest vessels in the fleet having recently completed a dry dock in July 2021. Meanwhile, the vessel received its new red, white and blue livery, gradually rolled out across the entire fleet. The ship has some minor upgrades and a new non-smoking casino and bar which replaces the conference room.
Guests browsing Carnival dream will have to follow the cruise lines Enjoy. Be Safe protocols just like the other ships in the fleet. As of September 13, the cruise line has required fully vaccinated passengers to present proof of a negative test result taken within two days of departure.
Guests will also need to prove that they are fully vaccinated. However, there is a small exception for unvaccinated passengers who will be able to navigate.
Three Carnival Ships Now Depart Galveston
The Port of Galveston leads the way with more Carnival cruise ships sailing now than any other cruise home port. Carnival view Became the first ship in the fleet to resume its cruises, and it was from Galveston. The ship restarted on July 3 and offers week-long Caribbean cruises.
The carnival breeze became the second Carnival cruise ship to resume from the port on July 17 and the third to restart in the fleet. The ship makes four- and five-day Caribbean voyages from Galveston.
Royal Caribbean has also resumed operations from Texas but with a single vessel. Independence of the seas restarted on August 15 after completing a simulated navigation. The ship continues to offer weeklong Caribbean cruises.
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September 19 is an important day for Carnival Cruise Line because Carnival glory Also resumes operations for the first time in over 18 months from New Orleans. Although the ship was delayed by two cruises due to the impact of Hurricane Ida, the ship is bringing the fun back to the Big Easy.
There are now eleven Carnival cruise ships back in service, representing almost half of the fleet, including Carnival splendor and Carnival spirit based on the Australian market.