Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Vista is now open for bookings.
The new ship, which debuts May 2016, sails 8- to 13-day Mediterranean itineraries. Carnival is offering a special promotion, 50 percent off deposits for group bookings, plus an enhanced amenity points program for agents through Feb. 28, 2015. The new Meet Up in the Med promotion offers guests reduced deposits of $200 pp on Carnival Vista sailings, departing between May 1, 2016 and Oct. 21, 2016, and travel agents can earn eight amenity points, versus the standard six points, for each booking. Group fares are also applicable for the promotion, and are available now through Feb. 28, 2015, starting at $999. For more information, visit carnival.com/carnivalvista.