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Port, Carnival to celebrate refurbished Conquest
Statewide economic impact from cruise industry to be released
NEW ORLEANS- Carnival Cruise Lines and the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans will celebrate the return of the Carnival Conquest Sunday with a reception and charitable donation to the United Way of Southeast Louisiana on board the ship, which is fresh from a multi-million-dollar makeover. The refurbishment added a variety of exciting new features including an EA Sports Bar, Guy's Burger Joint (developed in partnership with Food Network star Guy Fieri, Punchliner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez, Red Frog Rum Bar and more.
Port officials will also announce record statewide economic impacts resulting from cruise industry spending in New Orleans.
What: Reception and presentation on board the Carnival Conquest to celebrate the ship's return from dry dock following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment.
When: Sunday, October 28. Check-in 10:30 a.m. Reception 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Erato Street Cruise Terminal, 1100 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans LA, 70130
Special Note: A valid, government-issued photo I.D. is required for boarding. Please RSVP to Joyce Oliva at JOliva@carnival.com, or 1-800-438-6744, ext. 16000.