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Carnival Sunshine charts wide mix of cruises from NYC, Charleston, Norfolk in 2016

Carnival Sunshine - wide range of two- to 10-day voyages
Carnival Sunshine—the first ship to feature all of the Fun Ship 2.0 dining, bar and entertainment innovations—will operate 20 varied voyages from New York in 2016 between June and October. This marks the first time a Fun Ship 2.0-equipped ship will offer such a diverse itinerary schedule from the Big Apple with options ranging from two-day cruises to 10-day Caribbean voyages. There's a Bermuda cruise, as well.

Plus, Carnival Sunshine will offer a series of sailings from Charleston, South Carolina, and Norfolk, Virginia, in summer and fall 2016, providing new cruise choices in these markets. Following these departures from New York, Charleston and Norfolk, Carnival Sunshine will return to its current homeport of Port Canaveral, for five- to eight-day voyages beginning in November 2016.

From New York, the ship's schedule includes two-day cruises on June 18 and Oct. 16, four-day cruises to New Brunswick's Saint John on June 30 and July 28, and five-day sailings to Saint John and Nova Scotia's Halifax on June 20 and 25 and Oct. 10.

Seven-day Canada/New England cruises to Boston, Portland (Maine), Saint John and Halifax will depart Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24 and Oct. 15, while a seven-day Bermuda cruise featuring three days at King's Wharf will operate Oct. 1.

Eight-day eastern Caribbean voyages to San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turk depart July 4 and 20 and Aug. 17. A different eight-day route, to Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay and Nassau or Amber Cove (Dominican Republic) operate July 12 and Aug. 1 and 9.

A nine-day Carnival Journeys voyage on Aug. 25 goes to San Juan, St. Maarten, St. Thomas and Grand Turk.

From Charleston the cruises include two-, four- and five-day sailings, with destinations in the Bahamas. A 10-day Carnival Journeys cruise visits St. Thomas, Antigua, Martinique, St. Kitts and San Juan.

The choices from Norfolk include a pair of two-day cruises, a five-day jaunt to the Bahamas, a five-day Bermuda cruise and a six-day Bahamas cruise to Nassau, Half Moon Cay and Freeport.

From Port Canaveral Carnival Sunshine will operate five-day cruises to Freeport, Nassau and Half Moon Cay on Nov. 14, 2016, and Jan. 8, Feb. 19 and April 2 and 23, 2017. Five-day cruises to Amber Cove and Grand Turk sail Dec. 26, 2016, and Jan. 19 and March 12, 2017.

A variety of seven-, eight- and nine-day cruises from the Central Florida port are planned, too.

In 2015, Carnival Splendor will operate a series of four- to eight-day voyages from New York to the Caribbean, New England and eastern Canada and two- to seven-day departures from Norfolk to the Bahamas and Bermuda.

Carnival Sunshine replaces Carnival Splendor on the line’s departures from New York and Norfolk in 2016. Additional information on the future homeport of Carnival Splendor will be provided in the near future.