MATCHBOX TWENTY Announces First-Ever 'Matchbox Twenty Cruise' on Carnival Imagination

MATCHBOX TWENTY Announces First-Ever 'Matchbox Twenty Cruise' on Carnival Imagination

Emblem/Atlantic recording group Matchbox Twenty has announced the first-ever "Matchbox Twenty Cruise" aboard the Carnival Imagination. The musical voyage will get underway December 6th-9th, sailing roundtrip from Miami, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas.

The "Matchbox Twenty Cruise" chartered by Rose Tours was unveiled earlier this week in an exclusive announcement on the multi-platinum rock band's official YouTube channel, matchboxtwentytv, Presale reservations for the cruise will be available to Matchbox Twenty Fan Club members beginning Wednesday, February 20th at 12 pm EST; all remaining reservations will then go on sale to the general public on Thursday, February 21st at 12 pm EST. Prices begin at $599 per person (plus taxes); a $300 deposit per person is required at the time of booking. For more details and up-to-the-minute information, please see

The inaugural "Matchbox Twenty Cruise" promises to be an extraordinary experience for fans of the iconic rock band, with a wide range of exclusive events highlighted by a series of intimate performances in the Carnival Imagination's 975-seat Dynasty Lounge, as well as in different venues throughout the ship.

What's more, Matchbox Twenty will be joining guests in a variety of onboard activities, including Q&A sessions, photo opportunities, and Evening Deck Parties where fans and band members can mingle as the Fantasy class cruise ship travels the beautiful blue Atlantic.

Reservations include all meals, coffee, tea, iced tea, and juices, 24-hour complimentary room service and pizzeria, and a one-hour open bar cocktail party. Guests will of course receive full access to all the Carnival Imagination has to offer, from its newly renovated spa and many delicious dining options to the El Dorado Casino and the famed Carnival WaterWorks water slide. Additional events, activities and musical guests will be revealed in the coming weeks please see

Matchbox Twenty is currently in the midst of their sold-out North American tour celebrating last year's blockbuster album, "NORTH," which exploded into the #1 position on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 after its first week in release. Fueled by critical acclaim as well as the hit singles, "She's So Mean" and "Overjoyed" the album's unprecedented success marked the band's first-ever chart-topper and #1 debut.