Carnival Cruise Lines Launches Contest to
Name Unparalleled Spa Aboard Carnival Splendor
to Receive Spectacular Cruise and Spa Package for Naming Cruise Line's Most Elaborate
Health and Fitness Facility
- May 18 - Carnival Cruise Lines is holding a contest to name the new Carnival
Splendor's luxurious 21,000-square-foot health spa, the largest and most elaborate
in the "Fun Ship" fleet, which will bring an entirely new dimension
to the seagoing spa experience.
Offering a host of innovations,
the expansive facility will take personal pampering to a new level with such features
as Carnival's first spa staterooms and suites, a thalassotherapy pool, thermal
suite, and a diverse menu of Middle Eastern and Asian therapies administered in
spacious, modern treatment rooms.
The grand prize will be a
cruise for two in a Carnival Splendor spa suite including complimentary spa services
for the entire voyage. Carnival's "Name Our Most Spectacular Spa Ever"
contest asks consumers to help find a name befitting the truly exceptional elegance
of this sophisticated haven of relaxation and rejuvenation.
a new class of vessel for the line, the 3,006-passenger Carnival Splendor is slated
to debut in July 2008 operating Carnival's first Northern Europe cruise program.
Splendor will be a wonderful addition to the 'Fun Ship' fleet, highlighted by
a spectacular health and fitness center that will provide our guests with unprecedented
levels of pampering and relaxation. It's only fitting that a name be chosen that
embodies the many exciting features of this truly magnificent facility,"
said Bob Dickinson, Carnival president and CEO.
Luxurious Spa in Carnival Fleet
Spanning the forward
portion of two full decks with large picture windows providing panoramic sea vistas,
Carnival Splendor's spa will also feature 68 exclusive spa staterooms and suites
-- Carnival's first -- accessible by an exclusive stairway and private elevator.
Including the spa cabins and suites, the Carnival Splendor's expansive health
and wellness facility will encompass more than 40,000 total square feet.
who book Carnival Splendor's spa accommodations will receive a number of exclusive
amenities and privileges, including unlimited use of the facility, thalassotherapy
pool and thermal suite, priority spa appointments with a pre-cruise concierge
consultation, complimentary fitness classes, and special Carnival Splendor spa
logo towels, bathrobes, and slippers for use during the cruise. One-of-a-kind
Carnival Splendor in-stateroom amenity items, along with personal yoga mats and
fitness bands for use during the cruise, are also included.
positioned within the spa will be a thalassotherapy pool where guests can immerse
themselves in ionized water heated to an ideal temperature, while pulsating water
massage jets create a feeling of total serenity.
the pool will be a Thermal Suite consisting of four climate- controlled rooms,
each of which is set to varying degrees of warmth and coolness and then infused
with soothing essences of eucalyptus, rosemary, lavender and other aromas to leave
guests feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Menu of Therapies, Expansive Treatment Rooms
will offer a sophisticated menu of exotic Asian, Middle Eastern and European-style
therapies, including several new options. Treatments will take place in 17 private
treatment rooms, which include two VIP facilities exclusively for couples.
addition, the Carnival Splendor's spa will feature a post-treatment area where
guests can relax on Asian-style beds while enjoying stunning sea views. Carnival
Splendor's spa also includes a complete state-of-the-art gymnasium with Lifecycle
exercise equipment, including treadmills and weight training, stair climbing,
and rowing machines.
A beauty salon offering complete hair
and nail services and various products, along with a men's barber/grooming area,
a teeth-whitening venue, and special areas for manicures and pedicures round out
the spa's wide-ranging facilities and amenities.
dining rooms will also feature the line's recently updated Spa Carnival Fare selections,
healthy gourmet-style menu items that are lower in fat, calories, cholesterol
and fat content.
Exciting European, Caribbean
Carnival Splendor is slated to debut July
13, 2008, with a series of 12- day Northern Europe cruises from London (Dover)
through Aug. 30, followed by a schedule of 12-day Mediterranean cruises from Rome
(Civitavecchia) through Oct. 17, 2008. The ship will then sail on a trans-Atlantic
crossing departing Rome (Civitavecchia) Oct. 29 and arriving Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., Nov. 14, positioning the vessel for a series of seven-day exotic Caribbean
cruises from that port beginning Nov. 22, 2008.
Our Most Spectacular Spa Ever' Contest Details
eligible for Carnival's "Name Our Most Spectacular Spa Ever" contest,
participants must submit their suggestion via an entry form available on the micro-site
created for Carnival Splendor, carnival.com/splendor.
All entries must be received between May 18 and June 15, 2007, to qualify. The
grand prize is non-transferable and has no cash value.
contest is open to legal residents of the United States and participants must
be at least 21 years old to enter. Entries will be judged by a panel of Carnival
executives and the winner will be notified within 30 days of the end of the contest
period In the case of duplicate winning entries, the entrant who first submitted
the winning entry, based on date and time received, will be selected. Void where
prohibited by law. Certain other restrictions apply. Additional rules are posted
Carnival is currently accepting reservations
on all of the Carnival Splendor's various European and Caribbean itineraries.
additional information and reservations, contact any travel agent, call 1-800-CARNIVAL
or visit http://www.carnival.com/splendor.