‘Carnival Victory’ was due to be redelivered this week from a 17-day multi-million-dollar drydocking at Freeport, Bahamas.
The refit added a wide variety of food and beverage outlets, as well as two luxurious Captain’s suites and new deluxe ocean view staterooms.
The new spaces, include:
- Guy’s Burger Joint: a free-of-charge poolside venue developed in partnership with chef and restaurateur Guy Fieri serving hand-crafted burgers and fresh-cut fries.
- New Accommodation: Several new cabin categories will be added to Carnival Victory, including 260 sq ft Scenic Ocean View staterooms and 320 sq ft Scenic Grand Ocean View accommodation, as well as Captain’s Suites, spacious 820 sq ft cabins offering a large extended balcony, two full-size bathrooms, separate sleeping quarters and a large living room.
- RedFrog Rum Bar: a poolside watering hole offering Caribbean rum-based frozen drinks and beers, including Carnival’s own private label draught brew, ThirstyFrog Red.
- BlueIguana Cantina: a complimentary poolside Mexican eatery where guests can enjoy freshly made burritos and tacos on home made tortillas, as well as toppings and salsa bar.
- BlueIguana Tequila Bar: an outdoor bar offering a Mexican-themed atmosphere and tequila-based frozen drinks and beers.
- Bonsai Sushi Express: the success of the full-service Bonsai Sushi restaurants has spawned this casual offshoot featuring an array of sushi, sashimi, rolls and more.
- Re-Branded Deli: the ship’s deli has been completely renovated with an updated design and new menu offerings, including seven sandwiches, such as meatball, buffalo chicken, and The Cubano, along with Southwest chicken, falafel and turkey wraps.
- Cherry on Top: this area is fitted with bins of bulk candy, gifts, novelties, colourful custom apparel and more.
These spaces complement ‘Carnival Victory’s’ numerous other on board amenities, including a 14,500 sq ft spa, a 214 ft long water slide, a Punchliner Comedy Club offering adults-only and family-friendly performances, plus Seuss at Sea, an exclusive partnership with Dr Seuss Enterprises.