Mardi Gras returns to the seas with Carnival Cruise Line

Mardi Gras returns to the seas with Carnival Cruise Line

In a nod to Carnival Cruise Line’s history, the line has announced that it will name its new XL-class Mardi Gras.

The move brings back to the fleet the name of the first Carnival Cruise Line ship that entered service in 1972 and started the wave of cruise holiday popularity in the United States.

The new ship will debut in 2020.

Carnival revealed the name to a United States television audience on the popular game show Wheel of Fortune on its signature Puzzleboard at the conclusion of the broadcast.

Mardi Gras will be the largest Carnival Cruise Line ship ever constructed and the first in North America to be powered by liquefied natural