Carnival's Hurricane Relief Ships Returning to Service

Carnival said its three ships currently under charter to the U.S. government for hurricane relief efforts will resume their previously operated cruise schedules in 2006. The Holiday will resume year-round four- and five-day cruises from Mobile, Ala., March 27. The Sensation will launch four- and five-day cruises from New Orleans Oct. 26; and the Ecstasy will begin four- and five-day service from Galveston April 8. Elation, which replaced the Ecstasy on four- and five-day cruises from Galveston, will continue that program through April 3, then reposition to Miami for its new seven-day cruise program beginning April 30.

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