Carnival Splendor

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Carnival Splendor was launched on August 3rd, 2007 and entered service on July 2nd, 2008, she was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy at a cost of $697 million, she is currently the only ship in the Splendor class (as of 2012), she is similar in design to Costa Concordia as she was originally built for Costa Cruises.

Splendor was christened in Dover, uk on July 10th, 2008 by her godmother Myleene Klass and her maiden voyage took place on August 18th 2008, some of the features on the carnival splendor include a state-of-the-art, indoor spa that is incorporated into two of the forward decks of the ship, the splendor also boasts a 5,500 sq ft children's play area which is the largest in the Carnival fleet. 



Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  tick-icon



Ship Specifications


  • Size: Large
  • Length: 950 feet
  • Beam: 144 feet
  • Speed: 21 knots
  • Tonnage: 113,323
  • Decks: 13
  • Crew: 1,150
  • Passengers: 3,006
  • Maiden Voyage: 8 August 2008
  • Christened: 10 july 2008
  • Godmother: Myleene Klass








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Captain Joseph Hazelwood

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