Carnival Cruise Lines' "Fun Ship" Ecstasy is 855 feet long, cruises at 21 knots and its Gross Tonnage is 70,367. Guest Capacity is 2,052 (double occupancy) with a total staff of 920 on board. You have your own cabin steward who serves your every need.
Registered in The Bahamas and Panama, the Ecstasy is a floating luxury hotel resort, with a casino on board, Las Vegas-style entertainment, and night clubs, piano bars and lounges on almost every deck.
On the Sports Deck there is a spa, beauty salon, aerobics room, massage room, and gymnasium. On the Sun Deck you can take your morning walk or jog around the track, or play miniature golf in the sports park.
There are several swimming pools and Jacuzzis on board, and the shopping mall provides lots of bargains for travelers. The Library is well-stocked, and Camp Carnival is a convenience for those traveling with children.
Gourmet dining is offered in each elegant dining room. There is a cafeteria-style restaurant on one deck for more casual dining, with snack bars, a pizzeria, and ice cream machines.
Lots of on-board fun, including a Slot Machine Contest with prizes, daily Bingo games with prizes, and dance lessons with partners to dance with - furnished by Carnival. A daily tea, with tiny finger sandwiches, and usually a talented harpist to provide entertainment, is another diversion.
A television in your cabin links you to the outside world, delivering daily news and movies, with a peek at what is happening on deck. In a small theater movies are offered also, as well as religious services, AA meetings, etc. and special events. In the main showroom celebrity entertainment with dancers and orchestra is performed nightly.
There will be plenty of onshore excursions available, and the one we are aiming for is to Chichen Itza, the famous Mayan archaeological site.
Make plans now to depart from Galveston on September 20, 2008 for an exciting five days and the most memorable AGA Intertel has ever had! A $50 deposit per passenger will hold your cabin.
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