The Carnival Cruise Line has a new 3,646-passenger ship under construction in Italy, called The Carnival Dream !! It was reported by the cruise line that this "dream ship" will have the most elaborate children's facilities of any ship at sea !!
Carnival is aware of the growing popularity of the family cruise, so they are accommodating our families by building expansive play areas and a huge Carnival WaterWorks aqua park on the "Dream". But you will have to wait a while longer to enjoy this facility, which is slated to debut on Sept. 21, 2009.
This "dream ship" will also have new cabin categories designed for families. Some cabins will even be offered with two bathrooms. "The Dream" will also feature an indoor / outdoor cafe and live music venue, called the Piazza. There will also be scenic whirlpools extended over the ship's beam.
"The Dream" will operate their first season in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. This ship will homeport in Rome (Civitavecchia), and will also sail to several ports in Italy; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Monaco; and Barcelona, Spain.
The Dream will sail to the winter homeport in Port Canaveral, Fla., And launch year-round, seven-day Caribbean cruises beginning Dec. 5, 2009. The Dream ship will alternate between eastern and western Caribbean itineraries. (Caribbean ports will be in Nassau, Bahamas; St. Thomas / St. John, USVI; and St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles in for eastern Caribbean cruises and Cozumel, Mexico; Belize; Costa Maya, Mexico; and Nassau for western Caribbean cruises .)
Plan ahead if you want to be among the first to enjoy this new idea in cruise ships. "The Carnival Dream" sounds like a dream come true for the kids. And when the kids are at play, mom and dad can sit back, relax and enjoy their day !!