Carnival Victory To Be Transformed, Renamed

Carnival Victory will undergo a bow-to-stern refurbishment in 2020, adding a variety of popular branded food, beverage and entertainment innovations.

A surprise new dining option will also make its debut on the ship, which will be also be renamed Carnival Radiance.

The renovation will complete a US$200 million enhancement program and the ship will be renamed Carnival Radiance following a 38-day dry dock which will take place in Cadiz, Spain, from March 18 to April 26, 2020.

Itineraries for the “new” Carnival Radiance will be announced and go on sale in mid-November.

Carnival Radiance’s enhancements will include:

Cucina del Capitano: offering Italian favourites and new Carnival classics served family style in an atmosphere reminiscent of a cozy Italian home.

JavaBlue Café: this expanded version of the line’s popular coffee bars will offer lattes, cappuccinos and other caffeinated favourites, as well as “spiked” coffees made with liqueurs, and decadent confections.

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse: a classic American steakhouse offering steaks, gourmet appetizers, entrees and desserts.

Bonsai Sushi: a full-service Asian restaurant offering an array of sushi, sashimi, rolls and other delicacies from the Far East.

The Chef’s Table: a new multi-course dining experience hosted in a special glass-enclosed venue in the forward dining room.

Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse: a open-air eatery featuring “real deal” BBQ favourites created by Food Network start and longtime partner Guy Fieri.

Lido Marketplace: a casual poolside eatery boasting favourites like Seafood Shack offering lobster rolls and other New England-inspired fare; Pizzeria del Capitano serving hand-tossed artisanal-style pies free of charge 24/7, and an expanded Swirls venue with complimentary ice cream and frozen yogurt.

RedFrog Pub: featuring the Caribbean’s best rums and beers – including Carnival’s own ThirstyFrog Red.

Piano Bar 88: a new twist on Carnival’s popular piano bar concept that amps up the excitement with themed nights, engaging new décor and spontaneous sing-along fun.

Limelight Lounge: home to the Punchliner Comedy Club featuring a line-up of comics which later transforms into a night club where guests can dance the night away.

New Multi-Purpose Liquid Lounge: an expansive theatre that’s home to daytime and nighttime entertainment, including the line’s high-tech Playlist Productions revues and audience participation favorite Hasbro, The Game Show.

SportSquare: a suspended ropes course offering views to the sea 150 feet below, basketball court, jogging track, ping pong, foosball, pool tables, and a nine-hole miniature golf course highlight this open-area recreation complex.

WaterWorks: featuring a 203-foot-long AquaTunnel slide and Carnival’s signature 212-foot-long Twister slide along with a 75-gallon PowerDrencher tipping bucket and kiddie area.

Serenity Adult Only Retreat: an adults-only oasis offering plush chaise lounges, whirlpools and oversized umbrellas, enhanced by dramatic sea views.