Carnival Triumph to become Carnival Sunrise after US$200 million refit
Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Triumph is to undergo a US$200 million bow-to-stern revitalisation in Cadiz, Spain, before rejoining the fleet as Carnival Sunrise in April 2019. To be renovated as part of Carnival’s multi-billion dollar ship enhancement programme, the vessel will enter dry dock on 1 March 2019 and stay there for two months. She will be fitted with all of Carnival’s popular branded food, beverage and entertainment innovations, and new guest accommodation. Once completed, she will join the Sunshine class. “The introduction of Carnival Sunrise will provide our guests with an array of exciting dining, bar and entertainment choices,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.
Carnival Triumph to Undergo $200 Million Dry Dock Overhaul
Carnival Cruise Line on Tuesday announced a plan for a nearly $200 million bow-to-stern overhaul of the Carnival Triumph. The makeover will take place in during a 2-month dry docking period in Cadiz, Spain starting on March 1, 2019. Afterward, the ship will be renamed Carnival Sunrise, joining Carnival’s Sunshine-class with new food, beverage, and entertainment options, as well as updated staterooms. Carnival Sunrise will re-enter service with a series of five- to seven-day voyages from Norfolk, Virginia, beginning April 29, 2019, followed by a summer schedule of four- to 14-day departures from New York commencing May 23, 2019. The ship will later move to Fort Lauderdale in October.
Search for missing woman called off
The Mexican Navy called off the search for the Lafayette woman who went overboard from the "Carnival Triumph" in the evening of Jan 26. Juwanna Brooks, 44, went overboard in the night of Jan 21 after the ship that left from New Orleans two days earlier and was enroute to Cozumel, Mexico. She fell into the Gulf of Mexico near the Mexican coast. Brooks was traveling with her husband of 13 years, Scott Brooks. Passengers returning to New Orleans Thursday said Brooks and her husband were fighting shortly before Brooks fell overboard.Upload News