Carnival Cruises announced a new cruise to Cuba, which is hoped start in May 2016. The destination will be a part of Carnival’s new Fathom cruise brand. Passengers will cruise to Cuba on the Adonia, a 710-passenger ship which take the passengers to Cuba for volunteer social -impact voyages, voyages based in faith, and humanitarian missions.

Carnival Cruise to Cuba

The Adonia is a 710-passenger ship that is planned to cruise to Cuba beginning in May 2016.


Carnival Corporation intends to take travelers to Cuba beginning in May 2016 on the MV Adonia via its newly launched fathom brand - a new social impact travel brand providing purpose-oriented, social impact experiences, initially in the Dominican Republic. (PRNewsFoto/Carnival Corporation & plc)

A cabin on the Adonia  (PRNewsFoto/Carnival Corporation & plc)


The U.S. State Department agreed to allow the travel into Cuba as long as the trips support the people who live there. Carnival is still in discussions with Cuba for approval and finalization of the planned voyages.

With Carnival Corporation's new fathom brand, travelers will work alongside people in global communities in need, including Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Planting cacao plants allows cooperatives to increase their production, to help locals achieve economic independence. (PRNewsFoto/Carnival Corporation & plc)

Volunteers plant cacao plants  in the Dominican Republic , another destination where the Fathom brand operates. (PRNewsFoto/Carnival Corporation & plc)