2018 News Releases

Apr 20, 2018Senior Executive Appointments and Promotions Announced for Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn and Carnival Australia
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 20, 2018) – Carnival Corporation and plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, has made several key senior executive appointments and promotions to serve multiple brands and business units globally.   Mr. Anthony (Tony) Kaufman has been promoted to executive vice president, professional services and chief financial officer for four business units of Carnival Corporation – Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn and Carnival Australia.... 
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Apr 18, 2018Most Booked U.S. Destination: Vegas? Orlando? Try Cruises to Alaska for Bucket-List Vacation
MIAMI, April 18, 2018 -- Amy Hurley of Boston cruised in Alaska in 2017 with three generations of her family. Outside of Ketchikan, she had a jaw-dropping moment – the kind you dream about in anticipation of a cruise to a bucket list destination. "We saw four whales spiraling down to create a whirlpool to get food and jump up with their mouths open," said Hurley, 50, a hospital fundraiser. "It's rare, and we saw them do it four times. That was pretty ama... 
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Apr 12, 2018Carnival Corporation Celebrates Opening of St. Maarten Shore Excursion
Debuting world's steepest zip line, the Rockland Estate eco-park attraction, with financing from Carnival Corporation, also features historic museum, 360-degree views from island's tallest mountain and three additional exciting rides With eight brands from world's largest leisure travel company making calls on St. Maarten, guests can experience excursion already ranked as a top 10 Caribbean attraction MIAMI, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;... 
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Apr 11, 2018Carnival Corporation & plc Increases Quarterly Dividend and Authorizes Additional $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program
MIAMI, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK)  has announced an 11 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.50 per share from the previous dividend amount of $0.45 per share. Additionally, the company's board approved the re-authorization of up to $1 billion in share repurchases covering both Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ordinary shares. Commented David Bernstein, chief financial officer for Carnival Corporation & pl... 
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Apr 03, 2018Carnival Corporation Statement Regarding Bermuda’s Domestic Partnership Act
Carnival Corporation believes our employees, guests and the public at large deserve equal dignity and respect. Our ongoing efforts have been recognized over several years by various organizations, such as the Human Rights Campaign, as one of the top companies to work for LGBTQ equality, including perfect scores in 2017 and 2016 in HRC's Corporate Equality Index, which rates U.S. companies on their treatment of LGBTQ consumers, investors and employees. As such, we believe that marriage... 
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Mar 29, 2018Carnival Corporation & plc Purchase of Shares
  In accordance with Carnival Corporation & plc's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) previously announced Share Repurchase Programme, Carnival Corporation & plc announces that Carnival plc has purchased:   Shares purchased:                      Carnival plc ordinary USD 1.66 shares Date of purchase:           &n... 
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Mar 22, 2018Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Record First Quarter Earnings
Record first quarter earnings and revenues MIAMI, March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced U.S. GAAP net income of $391 million, or $0.54 diluted EPS, for the first quarter of 2018, higher than U.S. GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2017 of $352 million, or $0.48 diluted EPS. First quarter 2018 adjusted net income of $375 million, or $0.52 adjusted EPS, was higher than adjusted net income of $279 million, or $0.38 adjusted EPS, for ... 
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Mar 15, 2018Carnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On First Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has scheduled a conference call with analysts for 10 a.m. (EDT); 2 p.m. (GMT), Thursday, March 22, 2018, to discuss the company's first quarter financial results which are expected to be released that morning. A simulcast of the call will be available via the company's Web sites at www.carnivalcorp.com and www.carnivalplc.com. View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/carnival-c... 
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Mar 13, 2018Looking to Combine a Passion with Enjoying a Great Vacation? Theme Cruises May Be Your Ticket
MIAMI, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Going on a cruise vacation is one of the hottest trends in travel. And for a growing number of travelers, going on a theme cruise is the proverbial icing on the cake. On theme cruises you travel with like-minded fellow passengers, exploring one of your passions or interests while also enjoying all the other virtues of cruising – with the cruise fare covering accommodations, food, activities and entertainment and the big bonus that you only have to unpack... 
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Mar 12, 2018Carnival Corporation Signs Strategic Port Development Agreement in Japan
World's largest leisure travel company establishes first-ever, long-term partnership supporting Japan's port development initiatives ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo   Company will build new terminal at Port of Sasebo with expected opening date in 2020 and receive berthing preferences to optimize cruise itineraries visiting the port   MIAMI (March 12, 2018) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel ... 
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Mar 02, 2018Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, March 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 18, 2018, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.45 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on March 16, 2018, to shareholders of record on February 23, 2018. Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock or Carnival plc ADSs will receive a dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in sterling unless shareholders elected to receive the... 
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Mar 02, 2018Annual Report and Accounts
MIAMI (March 2, 2018) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announce that copies of the Carnival plc 2017 Strategic Report and IFRS Financial Statements (to which the Carnival Corporation & plc 2017 Annual Report is annexed) and the Carnival Corporation & plc Notice of Annual Meetings and Proxy Statement (which include the Carnival plc Directors' Report, Carnival plc Directors' Remuneration Report and Carnival plc Corporate Governance Report) have been submit... 
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Feb 14, 2018More Popular than Ever, Cruising's Biggest Fans Now Include Millennials
MIAMI, Feb. 14, 2018  -- Cruising no longer is just the fastest growing part of the vacation industry. It is now one of the hottest vacations for millennials, who represent a primary and often elusive target for marketers across industries. In the 2018 Cruise Travel Report prepared for Cruise Lines International Association, based on a survey by JD Power, cruising was the top vacation choice in every age range – and millennials are the group most likely to say they either "definitely will" ... 
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Jan 24, 2018Carnival Corporation Extends Original TV Programming to Telemundo, Further Expanding Presence in Growing Hispanic Community
Episodes from first season of popular travel series created by world's largest leisure travel company will be featured on Telemundo's new three-hour Saturday programming block Company's ambitious content production effort now includes Ocean Originals TV programming on two largest Spanish networks in U.S. Univision program attracted over 1.3 million viewers for debut, making its Sunday primetime debut the most-watched program across major Spanish TV networks MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewsw... 
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Jan 22, 2018Carnival Corporation's Cruise Line Brands, Leadership Earn over 500 Industry Awards
World's largest leisure travel company and its nine cruise brands, as well as members of its leadership teams, are recognized for excellence in key categories including best ships, vacation value and entertainment Company's Ocean Originals TV programs, airing on weekends on national networks ABC and NBC, received multiple awards for excellence in broadcasting MIAMI, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, an... 
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Jan 18, 2018Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Quarterly Dividend and Board Committee Change
MIAMI, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced following yesterday's board meeting that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.45 per share. The company's boards of directors approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of February 23, 2018, and a payment date of March 16, 2018. Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ADSs will receive the dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The dividend for Carnival plc ... 
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