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Diana Hagenau

Age: 57

Occupation:Referring Travel Agent

Number of Cruises: 10

Cruise Line: Carnival

Ship: Carnival Inspiration

Sailing Date: 05-19-2009

Itinerary: Tampa to Grand Cayman to Tampa

We cruise a lot, and find Carnival to be more for beginner cruisers or someone who is just a party animal. We saw SO many intoxicated people, it was amazing. It was apparent that many of the people don't appreciate fine dining and it's atmosphere. They seemed like they would have been better off drinking, partying and throwing their food in the more casual dining area. Don't misunderstand; we LOVE a good time, but with a touch of class added!

The food was good. The melting chocolate cake is amazing!!! They gave out the recipe!

Requested table for six and was placed at table for ten. Wait staff in dining room seemed to rush dinner as much as possible, even at late dining.

VERY disappointed that they did NOT encourage hand cleansing. The stations were available, but NOT encouraged. Royal Caribbean has the hand cleaning stations front and center with someone there encouraging you to clean your hands. The last thing you want to be is sick on your vacation!

Booked one queen bed and got a twin bed & a BUNK bed!!! :( Room set up terrible. End of bed wasn't three feet from the door! People going crazy in the halls at all hours of the night. MANY people complaining about that. Security didn't resolve the problem.
Good-fun!

Ship wreck and snorkel excursion were very good. The people who ran the boat were extremely nice and very helpful. They clearly wanted us to have a great time, which we did!

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