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Carnival Cruise Line Adds 20 More Cruises from Port Tampa Bay to Cuba In 2019

- In response to increasingly popular demand  for cruises to Cuba from Port Tampa Bay, Carnival Cruise Line has added  an additional 20 voyages to the Caribbean island in 2019. The newly remodeled Carnival Paradise will now sail 31 cruises to Cuba from  Port Tampa Bay in 2019. The new five-day voyages on Carnival Paradise will depart from Port Tampa Bay on Saturdays and feature a day-long  or a full-day and overnight call in Havana, along with stops in Key West  and Cozumel. 

Carnival Paradise's new Cuba cruise schedule includes: 

(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

(6) 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

(4) five-day sailings featuring day-long calls to Havana, Key West and Cozumel - departing  Feb. 16, June 8, July 20 and Oct. 12, 2019

Carnival Paradise underwent an extensive multi-million dollar refurbishment last month featuring  a new water park, renovated cabins, and new restaurants & bars. The visits to Havana comply with regulations of the U.S. Department of Treasury  that permit travel operators to transport approved travelers to Cuba to engage in activities as defined by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office  of Foreign Assets Control.  

For more information, please contact Carnival Cruise Line - Media Contacts: Vance Gulliksen/Robyn Fink - [email protected] - 305-406-5464