Carnival Celebrates Arrival Of Panorama With Debut In Rose Parade
Carnival Cruise Line is celebrating the arrival of its new Long Beach-based Carnival Panorama later this year and as part of that, it kicked off 2019 with its first-ever float in the world-famous Rose Parade in Pasadena.
Modeled after the new 133,500-ton Vista-class ship, the 55-foot-long ship-shaped float cruised down the five-mile parade route complete with a nine-piece band and included signature Carnival features such as the iconic red and blue funnel, a water park, a Lido Deck party, and the line’s newest attraction – a trampoline park at sea. The float also included a replica of the Carnival AirShip flying overhead, just like the blimp that will embark on a month-long tour of California to promote Carnival’s continued expansion in Long Beach, as well as new cruise itineraries from San Diego and San Francisco.
“We’re the number one cruise line from the West Coast and what better way to celebrate this distinction and the arrival of Carnival Panorama than by our first-ever Rose Parade which truly captures the essence of what Choosing Fun on a Carnival cruise is all about,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.
Carnival Panorama is set to debut with a special three-day cruise from Long Beach on 11DEC, 2019, followed by the launch of year-round, seven-day Mexican Riviera service on 14DEC, 2019.