Video Tour: The Making of Carnival Vista

by Carrie McLaren with no comments

Just thinking about what it takes to build a cruise ship is mind boggling to me. These ships are massive in size, not to mention the details that go into specifics once the outer shell is built too.

The folks at Carnival Cruise Lines have decided to show us the construction process with their new behind-the-scenes videos series of the Carnival Vista being built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.

Carnival Vista - New Additions

Host Peter Gonzalez takes viewers along to Italy for the first of many updates featuring Carnival Vista’s 26-months of construction.

In this first video, you’ll go high above the ship and get a true bird’s eye view – it’s an incredible sight. It is also pretty amazing to see the process for cutting and assembling the 150,000 tons of steel needed to build the Carnival’s newest and largest ship in the fleet – it is 1,055-foot-long.

Here’s a look behind-the-scenes —

I’m already looking forward to future videos in the series focusing on the line’s first on-board brewery, a below-deck look at the ship’s technical spaces, and the logistics of installing the three-deck-high IMAX Theater, the first on a cruise ship. Yep, that’s right – an IMAX Theater. Doesn’t that sound fun?

Ready to Set Sail on the Carnival Vista? 

Carnival’s newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista is set to debut in Europe May 1, 2016, operating a series of Mediterranean voyages before repositioning to New York for a series of departures in November 2016.

Carnival Vista launches year-round six- and eight-day Caribbean service from Miami in December 2016.

What do you think of the video? 


** I’m sharing this information with you because I have a working relationship with Carnival Cruise Lines and I think this is video is newsworthy. That’s it. **

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