The traditional maritime handover ceremony took place yesterday at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.

Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, said: “Carnival Vista is a spectacular addition to our fleet and we can’t wait for our guests to experience all of the ship’s exciting new features.”

The maiden voyage for the 3,954-passenger ship will be on 1 May and she will spend summer in Europe. Carnival Vista will not be officially christened until she reaches New York in November.

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