Carnivals cruise port welcomes its first ship

first_imgCarnival Corporation’s newly developed cruise port, Amber Cove, located on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, has welcomed its first ship.Carnival Victory, from the company’s Carnival Cruise Line brand, pulled into Amber Cove with nearly 3,000 guests.The Amber Cove port on the northern coast of the Dominican, serves as a gateway to the Puerto Plata region, known for its history, diverse beauty and beaches.The port’s opening marks the return of regular cruise ship visits to Puerto Plata for the first time in nearly 30 years.Overall, eight of Carnival Corporation’s 10 global brands will make calls to Amber Cove in the coming months. The official opening of the Amber Cove port will be held on November 2 with a ribbon-cutting.“While the Dominican is a beautiful island, it is also in great need, with 40% of the population living below the poverty line. We are looking forward to bringing hundreds of Fathom travellers … to work alongside people in the Dominican communities to make a significant impact in terms of education, environment and economic development,” said Carnival CEO Arnold Donald.last_img

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