Black Meetings and Tourism

March / April 2021

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B M & T ••• March/April 2020 ••• 42 C R U I S E N E W S PORTMIAMI AND CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE BREAK GROUND ON TERMINAL F, FUTURE HOME OF CARNIVAL CELEBRATION Carnival Celebration Set To Be The Newest Carnival Ship Based in South Florida, Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas, Featuring Roller Coaster and Other Innovations C arnival Cruise Line and PortMiami recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expan- sion of the state-of-the-art Terminal F which will serve as the homeport of Carnival Celebration, the line's next Excel-class ship. Currently under construction in Finland, Carnival Celebration is set to debut in 2022, as part of the line's 50th birthday festivities. Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Carnival President Christine Duffy, along with county commission- ers and construction partners, used ceremoni- al shovels to officially mark the beginning of construction on the expansive 471,000-sq. ft. facility which will be Carnival's third terminal at the port and its largest in South Florida. Carnival Cruise Line got its start when the original "Fun Ship," the TSS Mardi Gras, departed onits inaugural voyage from Carnival Cruise Line's Terminal F at Port Miami. photo credit: Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Cruise Line, Miami-Dade government and PortMiami officials participated in the official ceremonial groundbreaking for the port's new Terminal F. photo credit: David Rivera-Colon/Carnival Cruise Line

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