Although I enjoyed the cruise and the route of it, I think the cruise can improve significantly in their activities and especially improve the elevators because they are very small and had to wait a long time for them to arrive. The specialized dining rooms are very small and on the second day there was no possibility of separating any date and time from the 6 cruise days. I've been on other Carnival cruises where I've had a lot better time.
Overall, another very good cruise with Carnival but not without a couple of unexpected flaws in the experience. Huge props always should go out to the hard-working crew and staff who do the jobs none of us would do yet do it with a smile and a positive attitude that a lot of young people (and adults) in the U.S. ought to try.
The Carnival Vista is a great boat. Just some very minor changes in my opinion. Price of the cruise for oceanview and balcony is over priced initially, other than that, it's a great experience. I would definitely do it again.
The staff was a little rude at times. From finding someone to make up the extra bed to asking the staff for an extra prop during a Christmas activity...we were told we should have shown up earlier although she had extra props in her hands
We had such high expectations this being our first cruise. First day didn't work as well as we had hoped - it was disappointing that no one was answering the phones - room service, guest services, medical center and including 911 (we didn't need it, but just wanted to try if someone would answer in case there's a need). Someone finally came to our room, we requested management to try harder. The rest of the cruise got better! The friendly restaurant staff (Michael, Ketut, Edgar) and our room steward (Putu) made our stay memorable!
Our trip was wonderful! We enjoyed the Vista. It wasn’t as fancy as some of the other ships we have been on. I was disappointed in the dining room I always loved seeing the beautiful chandeliers and the rooms were very plain. Also missed the glass elevators it just adds something to the promanade. But we enjoyed our trip very much.
Thanks Carnival Vista for making my 20th year anniversary, one to remember. We enjoyed the crew, staff and activities provided on-board. The ship design is amazing and the food and entertainment is great. Some much to do, you will be happy you chose Carnival.
Staff was marvelous, despite Carnival not having adequate staff to handle the amount of vacationers. The ship itself was less than impressive.
Cruise Director Schwartz was great.
Ernesto was wonderful and attentive.
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