The Conquest-class cruise ship will feature 4- and 5-night itineraries to The Bahamas and the Eastern Caribbean.
The Carnival Freedom arrived at Port Canaveral on Friday and will now join Carnival Mardi Gras, Liberty, and Magic in using the popular Florida destination as its homeport.
Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line said in a statement, "Having Carnival Freedom join Mardi Gras, Carnival Liberty, and Carnival Magic sailing from Port Canaveral to The Bahamas and Eastern Caribbean offers yet another option for our guests to enjoy all the fun a Carnival cruise offers from one of our most popular homeports. This is an exciting time for Carnival, as we just reached the milestone of our biggest booking week ever and the celebration of our 50th birthday. Our return to full guest operations continues to be successful thanks to our loyal guests and valued partners, like the team at Port Canaveral."
Captain John Murray, CEO of Port Canaveral, said, "We're excited to welcome Carnival Freedom to the fleet of Carnival cruise ships homeported at Port Canaveral. Her arrival adds even more quality cruise sailings available from our Port. We're very proud of our longstanding partnership with Carnival Cruise Line and our collective efforts to provide an exceptional cruising experience."
The 952-foot, 110,000-ton Conquest-class cruise ship has a guest capacity of approximately 3,000 passengers. The ship offers many of the features Carnival fan favorites, such as Guy Fieri burgers at Guy's Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, Bonsai Sushi Express, Alchemy Bar, and RedFrog Rum Bar, etc.