Carnival Cruise Line has just made a whole lot of cruisers happy with their latest announcement. Today, Carnival announced they will be adding 20 voyages to Cuba aboard the Carnival Paradise from Tampa in 2019.

It’s clear that travelers are looking for more ways to visit the exciting destination. These new voyages are in addition to the 17 recently announced Cuba cruises departing from Miami in 2019 on the Carnival Sensation.

“Our Cuba cruises have been met with phenomenal guest response since we began sailing to the island last year and we’re thrilled to add yet another 20 voyages to this fascinating and sought-after destination.”

– Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Paradise in Havana
The Carnival Paradise is docked in Havana, Cuba. (Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Line)

Carnival Paradise Cuba cruise schedule:

  • 10, five-day cruises overnighting in Havana with a visit to Key West – departing March 2, April 13, May 25, June 22, July 6, Aug. 3 and 17,Sept. 14 and 28 and Oct. 26, 2019;
  • Six, five-day voyages featuring a day-long call in Havana and a visit to Cozumel – departure dates include Jan. 5, March 16, May 11, Aug. 31, Nov. 9 and Dec. 7, 2019;
  • Four, five-day sailings featuring day-long calls to Havana, Key West and Cozumel – departing Feb. 16, June 8, July 20 and Oct. 12, 2019.C

Moreover, cruise guests will have close to 20 different shore excursion experiences once they arrive to Cuba, helping to showcase the island’s vibrant culture and architectural landmarks. Additionally, while on board, Carnival Paradise will feature A Caribbean Dance Romance Playlist Productions show, Havana inspired deck parties, trivia contests, salsa lessons and an onboard Cuba expert who will educate cruise goers on the country’s rich history and culture.

Paradise Refurbished

After a multi-million-dollar refurbishment, the Carnival Paradise now features a new water park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies added to existing staterooms, and a bunch of new exciting food and beverage concepts. A few of the notable new spaces include Guy’s Burger Joint, a poolside RedFrog Rum Bar and BlueIguana Tequila Bar, the BlueIguana Cantina Mexican eatery, a nine-hole miniature golf course, a new Camp Ocean marine-themed play area, a Pixels-branded digital photo platform, and enhanced retail offerings including boutiques from Pandora and Guess.

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