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    Carnival Cruise Line names Miss Universe Dominican Republic as godmother of new ship

    Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Jiménez was awarded the “Spirit of Carnival” award for embodying the company’s values of fun, friendship, diversity and inclusion. She was also bestowed the honour of serving as godmother to the line’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, set to debut from Port Canaveral, Fla., later this year. A gamechanger for the cruise industry, Mardi Gras is the first cruise ship in the Americas to be powered by eco-friendly Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and the first to feature an onboard roller coaster.  As godmother, Jiménez will preside over the Mardi Gras’ official naming ceremony, continuing a long-standing maritime tradition. Kimberly Jiménez Jiménez, as well as…