November 27, 2001
The not-yet-complete Carnival Legend, the line’s first ship to sail a European itinerary (just two, when it gets released from its shipyard next summer), will be sailing a hodgepodge of cruises that range from two to 11 days -- and call a variety of regional ports home.
The Legend is expected to sail a series of two-and three-day cruises to nowhere, and 11-day fall foliage voyages out of New York in September and October before heading south -- just as far as Philadelphia and Baltimore where it’s offering a couple of Bermuda cruises. In November Legend will sail to its winter homeport in Miami; from there the ship will be sailing eight-day southern Caribbean itineraries on a year-round basis.
In other news, Holiday's handful of cruises out of Mobile, Alabama -- Carnival's newest regional port -- have already sold so well that the line is adding more. New sailings from Mobile include a pair of two-day nowhere cruises (March 15, 23), a five-day Western Caribbean sailing (March 31) and two six-day Western Caribbean voyages (March 17, 25).