MIAMI ( 2020 ) — Carnival Cruise Line recently announced new fleet plans and PortMiami is excited to be part of its offerings. Carnival’s second Excel-class vessel will be delivered in November 2022 and will homeport in Miami. In addition, Carnival Sensation will be replaced with the larger Carnival Sunrise offering passengers year-round 4- and 5-day itineraries upon cruise resumption.
“We are grateful to our partners at Carnival Cruise Line for growing their business at the Cruise Capital of the World,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. “We’re looking forward to a bright future.”
“Carnival Cruise Line has been operating from PortMiami since 1972,” said Vice-Chair Rebeca Sosa, Chairwoman of the Tourism and the Ports Committee. “With these new plans the line reinforces its commitment to our facilities. Thank you, Carnival, for your trust in Miami-Dade County.”