New ships — especially new ships that encourage you to "Choose Fun!" — grab your attention. So when Carnival Horizon debuted in spring 2018 and was christened by its godmother, the one and only Queen Latifah, this 3,960-passenger ship (5,101 at maximum capacity) generated lots of buzz. Add in Carnival Cruise Line's appeal to budget-conscious cruisers (fares start at $429 per person for six nights in the Western Caribbean from Miami) and affordable fun is very much on the horizon. Want to know if the newest ship in Carnival's fleet is a good match for you? Read on.