Carnival Begins Operations From New Passenger Terminals

Carnival Cruise Lines is now operating from the Port of Miami's Terminal D and Terminal E, the port's newest passenger facilities. The new terminals can accommodate 4,000 guests and they have scenic views of Miami and Biscayne Bay. The décor features Carnival's signature red, white and blue colors and flat-screen TVs display welcome messages by Carnival's mascot, Fun Ship Freddy. In addition, dual entry lobbies on the ground floor lead to four security scanners and two escalators lead to 50 check-in stations and a VIP lounge. To expedite the process, the Customs and Border Patrol area has been designed to consolidate immigrations, customs and inspections. Construction is slated to commence in December on a 750-car parking garage at Terminal D. (DE)