May 02, 2007

Carnival Cruise Lines' next new ship, the 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor, will debut the line's first Northern European itineraries to Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and Russia, in July 2008. The ship, currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, will feature a 21,000-square-foot, two-level spa and fitness center; its 1,503 staterooms will include 68 spa staterooms that provide guests with exclusive entry to the adjacent spa facilities and perks including priority spa appointments, unlimited use of the thermal suite and thalassotherapy pool, and complimentary fitness classes.