#Travel | My Top 5 Must See Features On @CarnivalCruise Line’s Newest Ship, #CarnivalHorizon #ChooseFun

Have you heard the news about the new ship from Carnival Cruise? Yes, the Carnival Horizon is making it’s debut as Carnival Cruise Line’s 26th ship! This 3,960-passenger ship is so far the biggest of them all and has so much fun for everyone to enjoy! I am so excited to announce that I will be attending the ship’s official naming ceremony and pierside overnight event in New York City this month!

I am looking forward to seeing Carnival Horizon’s Godmother, Grammy award winning artist and actress Queen Latifah perform in a celebrity Lip Sync Battle, as well as the variety of innovations aboard this ship! There are so many new and amazing features on this ship that I have read about thus far, but here’s my list of the ones that I can not wait to see and experience once aboard the ship!

My Top 5 Must See Features On Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Carnival Horizon

1. THE ELEVATORS

I know you are wondering what in the world is so great about the elevators? I’ll tell you right now. They’re special Schindler port elevators with no buttons. All guests waiting to get on use a touch pad to choose what floor they are going to. Afterwards each guest is electronically assigned an elevator car that whisks you to your floor ONLY with guests stopping in proximity. So for instance if you and another guest are going to decks 4 and 5 and 2 other folks are going to decks 8/9 the computer will place you all in the quickest elevators only with those going to the same stops. You will have the shortest trip times and stops! Saves times and less of that awkward elevator silence.

2. DR. SEUSS WATERWORKS

Taking my daughter on a cruise is something I look forward to very soon and with the expanded Dr. Seuss WaterWorks play area, I am assured of lots of smiles. This is the first expanded shipboard Dr. Seuss-themed Water Works water park. Besides occasional roaming characters they have colorful statues of Cat in the Hat the Thing 1 and Thing 2 who also get their names on twisting water slides. A giant red and white striped water dumping bucket is also shaped like the Cat’s hat.

3. Guy Fieri’s PIG & ANCHOR Bar-B Que Smokehouse and Brewhouse

Beer and Barbeque go together in a great way. Carnival has introduced celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s restaurant and brewery named Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B Que Smokehouse and Brewhouse. 4 craft beers are made in the worlds only onboard full brewery. Four types of beer are brewed and the meats are smoked over hickory and apple wood to give it that amazing flavor.

4. HAVANA SUITES

While I don’t mind a crowd, sometimes you just want a smaller crowd! Enter the new category of suites called “Havana Suites”. These are oversized suites that are in their own section of the Horizon. Guests who stay here get access to their own Havana pool and bar area that is off limits until 7pm for any other guests who are staying in these suites. This alone makes a little splurge worth it.

5. SKYRIDE Anyone ?

First introduced on Horizon’s sister ship,The Vista, SkyRide is a bit like riding a bike — you’ll never forget it. But SkyRide is also completely unlike riding a bike, because when was the last time you biked around a ship, high above the deck and even higher above the sparkling blue sea? Zip safely around our two-lane suspended course in a pedal-powered go-mobile, in search of your biggest racing victory, a lower-body workout… or simply the greatest view!

These Top 5 just scratch the surface on this amazing ship! I look forward to getting more information and sharing with you once aboard the ship. Stay tuned for more of Carnival Horizon + my event recap!

Have you taken a Carnival Cruise before? What was your favorite feature?

19 thoughts on “#Travel | My Top 5 Must See Features On @CarnivalCruise Line’s Newest Ship, #CarnivalHorizon #ChooseFun

  1. staciesayzso says:

    You know, I have never been on a cruise before but I hear that’s it something you should put on your bucket list. I’m feeling those Havana suites but not so much the skyride. 😮

    • SobeSavvy says:

      I just got back from previewing the ship and those Havana Suites were beautifully designed and perhaps my fave part of the ship.

  2. I love crusing! I’ve spent a few of my best trips on Carnival! You showed a great side of it. More people should use this form of travel. It’s amazing.

  3. I love those type of elevators, they have them at my favorite hotel. The Dr. Seuss water area looks like a lot of fun. You can find me at Guy’s eatery. Yum!

  4. Carnival Cruise lines is our go-to for family cruises. We usually get balconies. I love their food options, especially during their specialty nights and Captains ball.

    • SobeSavvy says:

      My daughter will be 7 this year and we are ready to take a family cruise. I think balcony is the way to go! Thanks for your comment.

  5. cleverlychanging says:

    The last type I went on a cruise I loved it. I was worried about motion sickness but for the most part I was totally fine. I knew I was on a boat, but I felt relaxed and soothed by the rocking and water waves.

  6. I have been doing Carnival cruises for the last 3 1/2 years. This will be my 4th and it will be on Horizon so thanks for giving me a first sneak peek!

    • SobeSavvy says:

      That’s right! I have enjoyed seeing your perspective of cruising with Carnival! You are going to have a blast as always!

  7. The suites look really nice! Those elevators are very cool I’ve used them when I was abroad. I’d love the SkyRide like I’d be on that thing for hours lol.

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