2016 News Releases

 
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Dec 02, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Dec 02, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 20, 2016, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on December 16, 2016, to shareholders of record on November 25, 2016. 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 t... 
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Dec 02, 2016Carnival Corporation Among "50 Best Companies for Diversity" Per Black Enterprise Magazine
World's largest leisure travel company recognized for commitment to an inclusive and diverse workforce Honor aligns with company's 2020 sustainability goals to encourage positive work environment and drive employee engagement MIAMI, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) the world's largest leisure travel company, has been named one of 2016's "50 Best Companies for Diversity" by Black Enterprise Magazine, which annually recognizes companies that ... 
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Dec 01, 2016P&O Cruises Backs a New Beer to Help Conserve Great Barrier Reef
Australia's leading cruise line, P&O Cruises has raised its glass to a new social venture, becoming the first national partner for a new beer which supports the conservation of one of the natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef.   A regular visitor to the reef, P&O was the first company to back The Good Beer Co, which is dedicating at least half the profits from its Great Barrier Beer to the reef conservation work of the Australian Marine & Conservation... 
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Nov 30, 2016Holland America Line Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Private Island Half Moon Cay with New Lobster Shack, Island Upgrades
 Recent awards solidify Bahama paradise as top cruise line private island Seattle, Wash., Nov. 30, 2016 — In 2017, Holland America Line will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Half Moon Cay, its award-winning private island paradise in the Bahamas. To commemorate the event two decades in the making, the premium cruise line is introducing a new Lobster Shack eatery, as well as several island updates and upgrades that were in place for the first ship call in early November. The new L... 
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Nov 30, 2016Princess Cruises Honored with Four Porthole Readers’ Choice Awards
Cruise Line Lauded for Itineraries in Central America and South Pacific, Plus Onboard Shopping and Best Signature Cocktail SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 30, 2016) – Princess Cruises has won four awards from the readers of Porthole Cruise Magazine, receiving Best Central America Itineraries, Best South Pacific Itineraries, Best Onboard Shopping and Best Signature Cocktail in the magazine's 18th annual Readers' Choice Awards. The awards represent the 16th year that the line has been reco... 
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Nov 30, 2016Seabourn Takes Delivery of Seabourn Encore, Newest Ultra-Luxury Ship
Click to Tweet: .@SeabournCruise took delivery of its newest all suite vessel, #SeabournEncore, today during an official handover ceremony #SeabournCruise SEATTLE, November 30, 2016 - S... 
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Nov 29, 2016Exclusive ‘BBC Earth Experiences’ Rolling Out Across Holland America Line Fleet
Captivating live high-def multi-media shows and feature cruises highlight collaboration   Seattle, Wash., Nov. 29, 2016  –  Guests on Holland America Line ships can now experience more of the world's natural wonders, test their knowledge of our planet and participate in some family-friendly competition through the cruise line's exclusive partnership with BBC Earth.  These unique performances and interactive programs currently are available on ms Koningsdam, ms N... 
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Nov 29, 2016Carnival Cruise Line and IGT Wrap-Up a Year-Long Celebration of 20 Years Of Wheel Of Fortune® Slots With a $100,000 Grand Prize Slots Tournament Winner
Since January, More Than 20 Participating Casinos and All Carnival Ships Have Given Away Hundreds of Free Carnival Cruises in Shipboard Spin N Sail Promotion MIAMI (Nov. 29, 2016) – The final cruise in the year-long Wheel of Fortune® slot machines 20th anniversary sponsored by Carnival Cruise Line and IGT ended Nov. 16 and a grand prize winner has been named. Kenneth Gass of Sturgis, Ky., an avid cruiser with Carnival for more than 18 years, won the $100,000 grand prize from the... 
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Nov 29, 2016Carnival Corporation to Sponsor NBC's "The New Celebrity Apprentice"
In addition to sponsoring program's two-part season finale, Carnival Corporation will launch Celebrity Apprentice Charity Challenge -- offering giveaways for free cruises to raise awareness of and support for charitable organizations chosen by celebrity participants World's largest leisure travel company continues innovative marketing efforts to expand cruise market, building on most recent launch of three original lifestyle programs on national TV networks MIAMI, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire... 
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Nov 29, 2016Princess Cruises Launches New Celebrations Packages
Simplified Online Gifting Capabilities Offer Convenience and Savings SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Nov. 29, 2016) – One in four guests is celebrating a special occasion with Princess Cruises and now the cruise line is making it even easier to turn "Sailabrations" into lasting memories with new packages and convenient online ordering. With savings of up to 25 percent off of retail prices, " Sailabration " packages are a great value and can be added by a gues... 
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Nov 28, 2016Carnival Vista Launches Year-Round Service From PortMiami
Six- and Eight-Day Itineraries Visit Spectacular Destinations in the Caribbean MIAMI, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PortMiami welcomed Carnival Cruise Line's newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista, when it arrived yesterday to kick off a year-round schedule of six- and eight-day cruises to the Caribbean.  To officially welcome Carnival Vista to its Miami homeport, Carnival Vista Captain Stefano Battinelli and PortMiami Assistant Director Fred Wong participated in a tradi... 
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Nov 28, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Awards $15,000 In Cash Prizes To Three Travel Agencies As Part Of ‘Ultimate Cruise Night’ Event
Three Agency Finalists Received $5,000 Grand Prizes for Hosting Unique Cruise Night EventsMIAMI (November 28, 2016) - Carnival Cruise Line has awarded $15,000 in cash prizes to three travel agencies as part of the line’s “Ultimate Cruise Night” event. One grand prize of $5,000 was originally to be awarded with two runners up receiving $2,500.  However, Carnival recently surprised all three finalists by awarding them each a $5,000 grand prize. The “Ultimate Cruise Night” event kic... 
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Nov 25, 2016“Bravo Chef”, The New Show Dedicated To The Italian And International Cuisine, Debuts Onboard Costa Cruises Ships
Starting onboard Costa Pacifica, a new cooking show will explain on every cruise how to prepare the best dishes of the Italian regional tradition and some international recipes. Guests on board will also have the possibility to compete in cooking challenges. Genoa, 25 November 2016 – Costa Cruises launches onboard its ships "Bravo Chef: the show", a new cooking show starring the onboard Executive Chefs and some typical Italian regional recipes and international dishes. The atmosp... 
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Nov 25, 2016Enjoy the most beautiful days of the year with AIDA Cruises
Festive Christmas and glamorous New Year's Eve parties on board the fleet with the smile Advent is just around the corner and we can soon open the first door on our Advent calendars as well. Preparations for Christmas are well underway onboard the AIDA fleet. Guests aboard AIDprima can already enjoy festive winter treats such as "Mutzen", waffles and mulled wine, and explore the new ice rink 40 meters up, on Deck 16. AIDA Cruises offers guests the choice of spending the holidays close to hom... 
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Nov 24, 2016Princess Offers Ultimate New Zealand Experience on Land and at Sea
Princess Cruises has cemented its position as the leader in transTasman cruises, with a new program designed to immerse guests in the New Zealand culture from the moment they step onboard for their Kiwi holiday. Launching on Princess' New Zealand cruises this summer, the new program – aptly named Across the Ditch – will showcase New Zealand culture, food and traditions through a series of interactive and engaging onboard experiences and shore excursions. Announcing the move, ... 
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Nov 24, 2016New Zealand Buoyed by Cruise Tourism As Emerald Princess Makes Maiden Visit
The leader in transTasman cruising, Princess Cruises has reinforced its commitment to New Zealand with the maiden Auckland visit of its spectacular Emerald Princess this morning, heralding a busy summer season which will deliver economic benefits throughout the nation.   Stretching 290 metres, Emerald Princess is the biggest Princess ship to visit New Zealand this summer, headlining a record cruise season that will see an unprecedented 33 cruise ships sailing in local waters.... 
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Nov 23, 2016Princess Cruises Resumes Summer Caribbean Cruises in 2018
Departures from Ft. Lauderdale Open for Sale Dec. 1 with Special Captain's Circle Savings SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2016) – For the first time in four years, Princess Cruises will offer Summer Caribbean cruises including Panama Canal transits in 2018. The 3,192-guest Caribbean Princess returns to sail on a full summer season of voyages ranging from seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean to a 20-day Caribbean and Panama Canal Explorer. All Summer Caribbean cruises are open for sal... 
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Nov 23, 2016Princess Cruises Announces Largest Ever Fall Deployment in Canada & New England
Regal and Royal Princess sail for the first time together departing from New York and Quebec SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2016) – The 2018 Canada & New England cruise season offered by Princess Cruises showcases the fall foliage to iconic destinations along the east coast and offers the largest deployment ever with two of the cruise line's newest ships – Regal Princess and Royal Princess. The 3,560-guest Regal Princess and Royal Princess, sailing for the first time together ... 
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Nov 22, 2016Carnival 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:              ... 
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Nov 21, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Teams With Amazon For A Pre-Black Friday Promotion -- Book A Carnival Cruise Through Amazon And Get An Amazon Echo Dot
Carnival Also is Offering Special Black Friday-Only Fares and Onboard Credits on Select Cruises MIAMI, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line is joining Amazon to offer an exclusive pre–Black Friday deal on cruise bookings through Amazon.com. The first 1,150 customers who click through Carnival's ad on Amazon and book a Carnival cruise between Nov. 21 and 23 will receive an Amazon Echo Dot. Interested customers can visit Amazon.com and click on a Carnival display ad, which wil... 
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Nov 21, 2016Seabourn Announces New Lineup Of Distinguished Speakers For 2017 Seabourn Conversations Program
SEATTLE, November 21, 2016 - Continuing its mission to intrigue, edify, and inform its guests, Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has announced a new series of Seabourn Conversations for the 2017 cruise season. The popular onboard enrichment and special guest program will host distinguished speakers and personalities from the fields of journalism, government, preservation, and the culinary arts. With a lineup populated with first-time and returning s... 
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Nov 21, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 18, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 17, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 16, 2016Holland America Line Hosts 21st Annual South Florida Business Leaders’ Luncheon for Seafarers’ House at Port Everglades
Bob L. Moss, chairman and CEO of Moss & Associates, honored at the event   Seattle, Wash., Nov. 16, 2016 — Holland America Line hosted the 21st annual South Florida Business Leaders' Luncheon for the Seafarers' House aboard ms Zuiderdam Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford was in attendance to celebrate the long-standing partnership with the local organization that supports seafarers coming in... 
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Nov 16, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 15, 2016Holland America Line Tops Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards with Nine Honors
Accolades Earned for Top Itineraries, Best Private Island and Most Eco-Friendly     Seattle, Wash., Nov. 15, 2016 — With nine top honors Holland America Line once again dominated the 2016 Readers' Choice Awards from Porthole Cruise Magazine, one of the world's leading consumer cruise travel publications. The awards include Best Alaska, Canada/New England, Asia/Pacific and Northern Europe Itineraries; Most Eco-Friendly Line; Best Shore Excursions; Best Medical Facili... 
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Nov 15, 2016Princess Cruises Wins 2016 Acquia Engage Award for Innovative Princess@Sea Web Feature
Awards Spotlight Groundbreaking Sites Raising the Bar on Digital Experiences SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2016) – Princess Cruises today announced it has been awarded a 2016 Acquia Engage Award in the Digital Experience category for the cruise line's Princess@Sea mobile technology service. The Acquia Engage Awards recognize the amazing sites and digital experiences that organizations are building with the Acquia Platform. More than 150 submissions were received from Acquia customer... 
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Nov 15, 2016Carnival 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:              &... 
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Nov 14, 2016Victoria Sails into Biggest Summer of Cruising as Emerald Princess Makes Maiden Visit
Princess Cruises' spectacular 3082-guest Emerald Princess has made her maiden visit to Melbourne as the State prepares for its biggest summer season of cruising. Emerald Princess' call is the first inaugural cruise ship visit of the season for Melbourne, and comes during a busy few days at Station Pier.  One of Emerald's sister ships Sun Princess called at Melbourne on Friday, while Golden Princess will arrive tomorrow for her second season of cruises from the city. Pr... 
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Nov 14, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 11, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 11, 2016The First Academy For Advanced Training In On-Board Hospitality Opened Today
Ribbon-cutting ceremony at the prestigious Villa Figoli Des Geneys in Arenzano (Genoa) for Italy's first centre dedicated to training hospitality professionals who will work on passenger ships. The project is a result of collaboration between the Liguria Region, Italian Merchant Marine Academy ITS Foundation and the Municipality of Arenzano. Four courses are already available in partnership with Costa Cruises. Genoa, 11 November 2016 – The new Accademia di Alta Formazione per l'H... 
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Nov 10, 2016Costa Cruises Awarded For “Best Mediterranean Itineraries” By Porthole Readers
Genoa, November 10, 2016 – Costa Cruises has received top honors in the 18th edition of Porthole Cruise Magazine's Readers Choice Awards, earning the title of "Best Mediterranean Itineraries" for the 17th consecutive year.     Porthole Cruise Magazine is one of the most distinguished US cruise magazine, featuring editorials, photography, ship reviews and many information and curiosities on itineraries, excursions and life onboard. Depending on thousands of the publication's... 
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Nov 10, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 10, 2016Princess Cruises Honors Military Veteran and Purple Heart Recipient
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 10, 2016) — Princess Cruises, the Official Cruise Line of the Seattle Seahawks, honored military veterans Matthew and Brittney Linville prior to kick off on Monday, awarding the couple a free seven day cruise for their service in the United States Army, including deployment to Iraq.   Princess Cruises offers up to $250 free onboard spending money for veterans as well as active, retired or disabled military personnel, as a thank yo... 
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Nov 09, 2016Work Begins on Fourth Royal Class Ship for Princess Cruises
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 9, 2016) — The steel cutting ceremony of the bow section of the fourth Royal Class ship for Princess Cruises was held Nov. 3 at Fincantieri shipyard in Castellammare di Stabia, Italy. This new build design follows sister ships Royal, Regal, and Majestic Princess, and is scheduled for delivery in 2019.   "Today's steel cutting of Hull 6268 signals the continuation of a 16 year partnership that has delivered some of the most spectacular and innova... 
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Nov 09, 2016Carnival Fantasy Arrives At Mobile, Ala., Kicks Off Four- And Five-Day Cruise Schedule From Alabama Cruise Terminal Today
Festivities Included Fun Competition for Charity Featuring Carnival and Mobile Officials, Traditional Maritime Plaque Exchange MIAMI, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Fantasy arrived at its new homeport of Mobile, Ala., today to launch a schedule of year-round four- and five-day cruises to Mexico. The ship's arrival was marked with a special invitation-only event that included a competition for charity featuring Carnival President Christine Duffy, Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson, Preside... 
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Nov 09, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 09, 2016Motsi Mabuse captivates on the AIDA dance floor
An exhilarating dance-filled cruise on board AIDAluna from New York to the Dominican Republic came to an end on November 5 with some spectacular show numbers. This 14-day cruise saw the "Let's Dance" stars Motsi Mabuse and Christian Polanc stirring up the guests' happy hormones under the motto of "AIDA dances." Studies show: When we dance, the repeated energetic movements release the happiness hormone, serotonin, is creating a good mood and reducing stress hormones. Reason enough for the cruise ... 
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Nov 08, 2016AIDA Cruises: Stefan Marquard and the “Jungen Wilden” rock AIDAluna’s restaurant world
From October 22 to November 5, 2016 one of the most unusual cruises of the winter season – from New York to the Dominican Republic has come to an end. The gastro-revolutionary "Jungen Wilden" with their star, Stefan Marquard, rocked the ship's cuisine and restaurants. These "Jungen Wilden" are dedicated chefs who, with passion and a love of cooking, are prepared to break the rules and subordinate everything to the best possible flavors. During the cruise from New York to the Bahamas via Baltim... 
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Nov 08, 2016Carnival Corporation to Partner with INTERPOL for Enhanced Security Screening
In a first for the maritime industry, world's largest leisure travel company granted approval to screen passenger travel documents against INTERPOL'S I-Checkit global security system Company to follow successful I-Checkit pilot program with rollout of enhanced global standard for security screening to further increase safety for passengers and crew on all 101 ships across its 10 brands MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's la... 
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Nov 08, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 08, 2016More Fun Ahead as Carnival Unveils Cruises from Melbourne and Singapore
Carnival Cruise Line has released its latest program of cruises Down Under, featuring a new voyage through Asia on the fun-packed Carnival Spirit as well as more sailings from Melbourne on its popular Carnival Legend.   The program offers 35 itineraries between April and December 2018, ranging from three-night short breaks at sea to longer voyages exploring the islands between Hawaii and Sydney, with all cruises delivering Carnival's trademark fun and vibrant holiday experience... 
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Nov 07, 2016Seabourn Encore Successfully Completes Final Sea Trials
Seabourn Encore Scheduled for Delivery on Nov. 30, 2016 SEATTLE, Nov. 7, 2016 - Seabourn's newest ultra-luxury vessel, Seabourn Encore, has reached an important maritime milestone with the completion of its final round of sea trials off the coast of Italy in the Adriatic Sea. Seabourn Encore departed the Fincantieri shipyard on Nov. 4 for three days at sea, where a team of officers and engineers tested the ship's technical and mechan... 
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Nov 07, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 31 October 2016 Carnival plc had 216,957,117 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.    Although Carnival plc has 216,957,117 issued ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival p... 
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Nov 07, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 07, 2016Holland America Line Wins Alyeska Award from the Alaska Tourism Industry Association for the Company’s New Denali Square Complex
Innovative Denali Square opened this summer and showcases Alaskan culture       Seattle, Wash., Nov. 7, 2016 — Holland America Line was presented with an Alyeska Award by the Alaska Tourism Industry Association for the cruise line's new Denali Square complex in the heart of McKinley Chalet Resort. Bill Fletcher, Holland America Line's director of Alaska sales, marketing and planning, accepted the award at ATIA's annual banquet in Anchorage, Alaska.   Th... 
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Nov 04, 2016Carnival Vista's U.S. Arrival Celebrated With Shipboard Concert For Military Families By Seven-Time Grammy Award-Winning Country Music Superstar Carrie Underwood
Overnight Gala Event Also Included Ship's Official Naming with Miss USA Deshauna Barber - First Member of the U.S. Military to Hold the Title - Serving As Godmother MIAMI, Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the U.S. arrival of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Cruise Line held an overnight gala event today in New York featuring a concert for Operation Homefront military families by the Country Music Association's Female Vocalist of the Year and seven-time GRAMMY aw... 
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Nov 04, 2016Carnival 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:               ... 
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Nov 04, 2016Princess Cruises Announces Partnership with Three-Michelin Star French Chef Emmanuel Renaut
Princess Cruises has partnered with three-Michelin star Chef Emmanuel Renaut to develop the cruise line's next specialty restaurant concept, "La Mer – A French Bistro by Emmanuel Renaut", which will debut onboard Majestic Princess in April 2017. Emmanuel Renaut is the highly acclaimed Executive Chef of three-Michelin star restaurant Flocons de Sel, located in Megève in the French Alps. Flocons de Sel was awarded its coveted third Michelin star in 2012, having earned its first Mich... 
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Nov 04, 2016Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Honored with Bethune-Cookman University Leadership Award
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 4, 2016 — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford was honored by Bethune-Cookman University at the fourth annual Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards Gala in Daytona Beach, Florida, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2016. Ashford, who received the Leadership Award, was recognized for his dedication and continuous contribution to education and the community.   During the ceremony, Ashford was among five honorees who also included Florida State Sen. Arthenia L. Joyner,&... 
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Nov 03, 2016Holland America Line Celebrates 15th Anniversary of HAL Academy with New Panama Canal Course, Cruise Sweeps for Travel Partners
Travel professionals who complete the course receive key selling tips and a chance to win a cruise            Seattle, Wash., Nov. 3, 2016 – In 2016 Holland America Line is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the award-winning Holland America Line Academy for travel professionals. To commemorate the milestone, the cruise line is introducing a new The Panama Canal and More Specialist Training Course and a cruise sweepstakes. Travel par... 
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Nov 03, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Earns Six Porthole Cruise Magazine's Readers' Choice Awards
MIAMI, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line has earned six Porthole Cruise Magazine's Readers' Choice Awards, including Best Value for the Money Line for the 18th consecutive year. Since the awards were established in 1999, Carnival Cruise Line has earned an unprecedented 146 individual honors – the most of any cruise operator. The annual awards are based on online and mail-in surveys of Porthole Cruise Magazine readers who are asked to rate their favorite cruise line in a var... 
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Nov 03, 2016Carnival To Enhance Leadership Position In Long Beach With Addition Of Newer, Larger Carnival Splendor In 2018
3,006-Passenger Ship to Operate Seven-Day Mexican Riviera Cruises From Long Beach Beginning in 2018 MIAMI, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line will increase capacity in Southern California when Carnival Splendor launches week-long Mexican Riviera cruises from Long Beach, Calif., beginning in 2018. With this capacity expansion, Carnival is further bolstering its leadership position in a popular and convenient homeport, adding a newer, larger vessel on the West Coast with Carni... 
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Nov 03, 2016Carnival To Enhance Leadership Position In Tampa And Long Beach With The Addition Of New Year-Round Ships
Carnival Miracle to Operate Seven-Day Cruises from Tampa, Carnival Splendor to Sail Weekly from Long Beach Beginning in 2018 MIAMI, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line will expand capacity in two key markets with Carnival Miracle operating seven-day Caribbean cruises from Tampa and Carnival Splendor offering week-long Mexican Riviera cruises from Long Beach, Calif., beginning in 2018. Prior to launching service from their new homeports, both ships will offer extended Panama C... 
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Nov 03, 2016Carnival 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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Nov 03, 2016Princess Cruises Culinary Director Pierre-Marie Leprince Joins College of the Canyons Culinary Arts Advisory Committee
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2016) – Princess Cruises Fleet Director of Guest Culinary Experience Pierre-Marie Leprince has been invited to join the College of the Canyons Culinary Arts Advisory Committee, based in the cruise line's hometown of Santa Clarita, Calif.   The committee meets twice a year and is comprised of various educators and industry partners to discuss trends and changes. LePrince will share his expertise with regards to the culinary and restaurant operatio... 
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Nov 02, 2016Carnival Australia Proud of its Part in Cruising’s Big Surge in Contribution to the Australian Economy in 2015-16
As industry leader with its seven iconic brands and the only ships home ported year round in Australia, Carnival Australia is proud of the part it has played in the 27 per cent surge in cruising's economic contribution in 2015-2016. Carnival Australia Executive Chairman Ann Sherry welcomed news that the cruise industry contributed a record $4.6 billion to the Australian economy confirmed in the third of a series of economic impact studies commissioned by Cruise Lines International Association ... 
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Nov 02, 2016Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands
MIAMI, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced plans to expand its Fathom brand's Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call. Beginning in November, guests sailing regularly on the six additional Carnival Corporation brands to Amber Cove will be able to purchase a social impact excursion – a new participatory and immer... 
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Nov 02, 2016Carnival 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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Nov 01, 2016Princess Cruises Offers Longest World Cruise in 2018
As it prepares to celebrate 10 years of world cruises from Australia, Princess Cruises has announced its longest and most exciting world cruise yet, with Sea Princess offering a 106-night voyage in 2018.   The historic circumnavigation of the world will depart Sydney on June 5, 2018, visiting 40 destinations in 27 countries over a distance of 32,000 nautical miles (about 1.5 times around the Earth). Highlights include a range of exciting new ports across Greenland, Newfo... 
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Nov 01, 2016Princess Cruises Announces Partnership with Three-Michelin Star French Chef Emmanuel Renaut
Award-winning Chef to Bring Fresh, French Bistro Dining Experience to Guests Aboard New Majestic Princess SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2016) – Princess Cruises announced a partnership with three-Michelin star Chef Emmanuel Renaut to develop the cruise line's next specialty restaurant concept. "La Mer – A French Bistro by Emmanuel Renaut" will debut aboard Majestic Princess in April 2017, the cruise line's newest ship tailored for the China market. Followed by the partnership announce... 
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Nov 01, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Offers Special Savings for Active and Retired Military Service Members in Honor of Veterans Day
Special Discounted Rates, Free Upgrades, and Shipboard Credits Available on Cruises Booked During November MIAMI (Nov. 1, 2016) — In honor of Veterans Day, Carnival Cruise Line is offering special savings, free upgrades, and shipboard credits during November to active and retired members of the U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces.  The promotion, which provides a $50 onboard credit per cabin, a free two-category upgrade, and 50 percent reduced deposit, can be combined wi... 
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Nov 01, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Purchase of Shares
Carnival 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:    ... 
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Oct 31, 2016Share Repurchase Programme
MIAMI (31 October 2016) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) (the ‘Company') is committed to increasing shareholder returns through a combination of dividend distributions and share repurchases.  In line with that policy, and as previously announced, on 27 June 2016 the Company's board of directors approved a US$1 billion share repurchase authorisation, covering both Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ordinary shares. As part of th... 
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Oct 28, 2016P&O Takes Guests to a Whole New World in Latest Program
P&O Cruises will open up new worlds for its guests onboard and on land next year, with the launch of Australia's first virtual reality experience at sea as well as the cruise line's first port in the remote Kimberley region.   As part of an exclusive partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia, P&O will unveil a PlayStation®VR experience which will take guests to extraordinary new worlds at sea. The technology will roll out across the fleet over the next 1... 
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Oct 28, 2016Carnival Spirit Stays in Sydney as Carnival Unveils New 2018 Schedule
Carnival Cruise Line has unveiled its latest program of cruises from Australia, revealing that Carnival Spirit will continue to be based in Sydney full-time in 2018.   The cruise line has decided the ship will no longer spend the northern summer in China, as announced earlier this year, but will return to Australia immediately after her scheduled drydock in Singapore in May 2018.   Carnival Cruise Line Vice President Australia Jennifer Vandekreeke said the decision w... 
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Oct 27, 2016“Scuole Di Mestiere”: Quality Training To Promote Italy’s Finest Onboard Costa Cruises’ Ships
The Italian company organizes training courses of the highest quality for its shipboard employees in collaboration with premium partners who are global ambassadors for Italian-made excellence. By the end of 2016 over 90 shipboard managers will have taken part in this training.     Genoa – October 27, 2016 – Costa Cruises is investing in the "Scuole di Mestiere" (Schools of Trades), a project aimed at providing its shipboard staff with specific training of the highest... 
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Oct 27, 2016Holland America Line Makes $25,000 Donation to Seattle Children’s Hospital as Part of ‘K’s for Kids’ with the Seattle Mariners
Partnership between Seattle's Hometown Cruise Line and the Seattle Mariners focuses on giving back     Seattle, Wash., Oct. 27., 2016 — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital's Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Seattle Mariners' home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the "K's for ... 
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Oct 26, 2016Fathom Celebrates the Meaningful and Collective Impact in the Dominican Republic
Through 13 sailings, Fathom has enriched the lives of those in the Dominican Republic and its travelersMIAMI, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, today highlighted the collective impact made during its first 13 sailings to the Dominican Republic. Travelers have dedicated thousands of impact days to help areas of economic, educational and environmental opportunity to flourish in D... 
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Oct 26, 2016Get into the Spirit of Halloween with Carnival
From pumpkins to palm trees and witches to white sandy beaches, Carnival Cruise Line is serving up a South Pacific spooktacular in 2017 with both of its local ships offering a Halloween cruise to New Caledonia.   Carnival Spirit will spend Halloween at Mare in the Loyalty Islands, while sister ship Carnival Legend will call at Isle Of Pines on October 31, offering a double dose of ghoulishly good fun in the sun.   Both cruises will feature a fun line up of scariness ... 
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Oct 25, 2016New Princess Cruises Livery Makes U.S. Debut
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 25, 2016) — Princess Cruises revealed its new livery as Royal Princess made her U.S. debut on arrival into Ft. Lauderdale on October 22. The ship is the first to sail with the new hull design featuring the iconic brand mark, which was added during a recent dry dock in Civitavecchia, Italy.   The 3,600 passenger ship is currently sailing the Caribbean with cruise fares starting from $899 per person, based on double occupancy.   Addition... 
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Oct 24, 2016AIDAluna: Runway for international high fashion against a breathtaking New York skyline
On October 23, 2016, AIDAluna set the perfect stage for an unprecedented fashion event in New York. It was a beautiful, sunny day as model and entrepreneur Jessica Minh Anh presented her "J Autumn Fashion Show 2016" on the sun deck against a breathtaking Manhattan backdrop. The fashion show was part of Jessica Minh Anh's project "Ocean catwalk" 2016, which was a huge success on the Seine in Paris and in Sydney. Further famous locations for the "J Autumn Fashion Show" have included the Grand Ca... 
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Oct 24, 2016Make the Most of Your Cruise Vacation: Here are Top 10 Tips from Cruise Experts
Officers in charge of hotel operations on cruise ships have seen it all: The first-time cruisers who come onboard big-eyed as they take in their impressive floating surroundings. Repeat cruisers arriving with plans to see and do everything. The overall joyful buzz as everyone begins a cruise vacation of a lifetime. Whether you're a newbie or a frequent guest on the high seas, here are 10 tips from the pros on how to be a better cruiser.   Experience a sunrise and sun... 
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Oct 21, 2016Holland America Line Receives Association for Rescue at Sea AMVER Award for ms Veendam’s 2015 Rescue of Airplane Pilot from Pacific Ocean
Sponsored by the Association for Rescue at Sea, the AFRAS AMVER Award ceremony was held at the U.S. Capitol     Seattle, Wash., Oct. 21, 2016 – The captain and crew of Holland America Line's ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was implemented by the U.S. Coast Guard ... 
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Oct 20, 2016Princess Cruises Offers World Cruise Trifecta in 2017
Princess Cruises is offering travellers three ways to see the world in 2017, with an unprecedented trifecta of world cruises setting sail next year to exotic ports across the globe, including South America, the Arctic Circle and Alaska. Well known for its longer, destination-rich itineraries, Princess pioneered world cruises from Australia in 2008 and remains the only cruise line to offer Australians the opportunity to cruise around the world from their doorstep.   Globetrotte... 
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Oct 20, 2016“Message In A Can” Awareness Campaign: Costa Cruises And CIAL Consortium Donate Three Benches To Savona
Three benches made of recycled aluminum as a result of separate collection   Savona, October 20 2016 - Three benches made of recycled aluminum have been positioned at Darsena, in front of the historic "Torretta" as a gift to the community of Savona. This is one of the results of the "Message in a can" initiative, which was launched earlier this year by CIAL (Aluminum Packaging Consortium), Municipality of Savona, Ata Spa (Savona Municipality Company for waste collection) and Cost... 
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Oct 20, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Declares Dividend
MIAMI, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share.  The company's board of directors approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of November 25, 2016, and a payment date of December 16, 2016. Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ADSs will receive the dividend payable in U.S. dollars. The dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable... 
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Oct 19, 2016AIDAsol departs from Hamburg for the Canaries
Second season with low-emission power supply from LNG hybrid barge   Docking for the 24th time in Hamburg, AIDAsol ends this year's cruise season in the Hanseatic City on October 19, 2016. At 8:00 a.m. the cruise ship will dock for the last time in 2016 at the HafenCity West cruise terminal.   AIDAsol docked a total of 16 times at the cruise terminal at Großer Grasbrook. While it was anchored at HafenCity, AIDAsol was supplied with low-emission power by the innovativ... 
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Oct 18, 2016Current Report On Form 8-K
MIAMI (October 18, 2013) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announce that its joint current report on Form 8-K was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on October 18, 2013 regarding the employment agreement entered into with Arnold W. Donald, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc, on October 14, 2013.  A copy of the joint current report on Form 8-K, has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism. The j... 
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Oct 17, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Signs Agreement To Expand Terminal Operations At The Port Of Long Beach
Deal enables full use of Geodesic Dome facility to enhance guest services at Long Beach Cruise Terminal MIAMI, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line has signed an agreement with landlord Urban Commons and the City of Long Beach, Calif., to expand the Long Beach Cruise Terminal facility to accommodate larger ships in the future and enhance its terminal operations. The deal will nearly triple the size of Carnival's current terminal facility from approximately 66,000 square feet to ... 
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Oct 17, 2016Australians Get a Double Serving of Curtis Stone with Princess Cruises
Australian holidaymakers will soon have the chance to dine at two Curtis Stone restaurants close to home, with the award-winning chef's restaurant SHARE featured on two Princess Cruises' superliners sailing in local waters.   Officially opening SHARE by Curtis Stone onboard Sun Princess in Sydney today, Chef Stone said he was thrilled that thousands of Australians were now enjoying his cuisine at sea.   As part of the chef's exclusive partnership with Princess Cruises... 
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Oct 13, 2016Carnival Australia Cruise Lines Win Cruise Critic Australia Awards
Cruise lines under the Carnival Australia umbrella have picked up an array of awards in the inaugural Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards for Australian cruisers announced today. The Cruise Critic Australia wins for Carnival Australia cruise lines include:  Carnival Cruise Line – Best Value for Money  Carnival Cruise Line – Best Nightlife  Holland America Line – Best Cabins  P&O Cruises – Best Ship Refurbishment  P&O Cruises – Best Itineraries  Princess Cruises – Best... 
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Oct 11, 2016Legendary Season Ahead for Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Legend has returned to Australia to ramp up the fun factor for local cruisers, sailing into Sydney today for her third season of cruises from the city. A favourite Down Under, Carnival Legend is sporting a range of new features including the marine-themed Camp Ocean kids club, which replaces Camp Carnival. Designed for children aged 2-11 years, Camp Ocean features more than 200 educational and engaging activities, as well as three areas for kids of differ... 
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Oct 11, 2016AIDAluna cruise ship stars in Jessica Minh Anh’s cult fashion show against the New York skyline
On 23rd October 2016, model and entrepreneur Jessica Minh Anh will host a sky-high ocean catwalk on the sundeck of AIDAluna cruise ship. Overlooking New York's famous skyline, she is going to put on her famous J Autumn Fashion Show 2016.   Talking about the special collaborating with the world-renowned catwalk organiser, president of AIDA Cruises, Mr Felix Eichhorn, said "AIDA operates the world's most state-of-the-art fleet and represents premium quality, creativity, and the fu... 
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Oct 10, 2016Costa Cruises Supports “Pink Is Good” Project On Board Its Ships
October 10 marks the start on board the ships of the Costa fleet in the Mediterranean of awareness-raising activities to support the project "Pink is Good", promoted by the Fondazione Umberto Veronesi.   Genoa – October 10, 2016 – To coincide with breast cancer prevention month, Costa Cruises has announced the beginning of a series of awareness-raising activities from October 10 to the end of the month on board its ships deployed in the Mediterranean.  The initiatives are ... 
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Oct 10, 2016Top Holland America Group Executives Kruse, Ashford and Meadows Join Seattle’s Community Leaders in American Cancer Society’s ‘Real Men Wear Pink’ Campaign
Month-long October event supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer     Seattle, Wash., Oct. 10, 2016 — Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford and Seabourn President Richard D. Meadows are joining a distinguished group of Seattle community leaders for America Cancer Society's "Real Men Wear Pink" event during the month of October.   In addition to raising funds and awareness, the campaign a... 
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Oct 07, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights And Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 30 September 2016 Carnival plc had 216,457,117 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.    Although Carnival plc has 216,457,117 issued ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival ... 
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Oct 05, 2016Miss USA Deshauna Barber To Serve As Godmother Of New Carnival Vista
Barber to Officially Name 133,500-ton Vessel During Shipboard Ceremony in New York That Will Also Feature Concert for Military Families by Country Superstar Carrie Underwood MIAMI, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Miss USA Deshauna Barber has been named godmother of Carnival Cruise Line's newest and largest ship, Carnival Vista.  Barber made history earlier this year when she became the first woman serving in the U.S. military to win the title of Miss USA. Barber will officially name the mas... 
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Oct 05, 2016P&O Ups the Stakes for 2016 Melbourne Cup Cruises
In its 48th year of cruising to the Melbourne Cup, Australia's only homegrown cruise line P&O Cruises is offering its biggest and best line up of onboard talent and entertainment including fashion parades featuring Australian designers and its first betting master classes. Three P&O ships will sail to the Spring Carnival on October 29 with Pacific Jewel and Pacific Pearl departing on six-night itineraries from Sydney and Pacific Dawn offering a seven-night Cup cruise from Brisbane. E... 
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Oct 05, 2016Holland America Line Hosts Fundraiser and Survivor Luncheon for Komen Puget Sound Aboard ms Westerdam
Survivor Juliet Disparte gives inspiring speech to attendees     Seattle, Wash., Oct. 5, 2016 — Holland America Line hosted a fundraiser luncheon and survivor celebration for the Puget Sound affiliate of Susan G. Komen Puget Sound on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, onboard ms Westerdam at the Port of Seattle. Breast cancer survivor Juliet Disparte gave an inspiring speech about her journey from her diagnosis at the age of 27 to her current role in numerous cancer organizatio... 
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Oct 03, 2016Carnival Corporation Signs Agreement with Shell to Fuel World's First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships
Shell to become supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG), world's cleanest burning fossil fuel, for two next-generation, LNG-powered cruise ships from company's AIDA Cruises and Costa Cruises brands Vessels with industry-first "green-cruising" design will enter service in 2019 with dual-fuel engines utilizing LNG for power in port and at sea, with cleaner air emissions that improve air quality MIAMI, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the wor... 
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Sep 30, 2016Costa Appoints Distinguished Design Team For The Realization Of The Interior Spaces Of The New Ships
The team will create the exclusive interior design inspired by "Italy's Finest" for the Italian company's two new ships, to be delivered in 2019 and 2021.   Genoa, 30 September 2016 – Costa Cruises has selected four leading design firms to create the interior spaces of the two new 180,000-ton ships that are scheduled to be delivered in 2019 and 2021. Jeffrey Beers International, Dordoni Architetti, Partner Ship Design and Rockwell Group were selected for the unique challenge of... 
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Sep 30, 2016P&O Cruises Makes History in Solomon Islands
P&O Cruises' Pacific Eden today became the largest cruise ship to visit the remote paradise of Gizo in the Solomon Islands as part of a history-making voyage. Today's visit to Gizo, which is the capital of the Western Province, Solomon Islands, is P&O's inaugural call to the port and the first of two maiden visits for Pacific Eden in the Solomon Islands this week. When Pacific Eden berths at Honiara tomorrow (Saturday), she also becomes the first cruise ship – and the largest vessel ... 
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Sep 30, 2016Cunard and P&O Cruises senior business manager announces retirement after 39 years
After nearly four decades in the business, Cunard and P&O Cruises senior business manager Trevor Dupont will be taking early retirement at the end of February 2017. Dupont started with P&O in 1977. He managed the reservations department and spearheaded the transition and growth to the Southampton office from London. He also played a key sales role as the company was demerged from the P&O group in 2000 which was followed by the merger with Carnival Corporation in 2003 to ... 
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Sep 29, 2016Emerald Princess Begins Her Journey Down Under
The biggest Princess Cruises' ship to sail local waters this summer – the spectacular 3082-guest Emerald Princess – is now on her way down under after departing from Southampton today. In a voyage reminiscent of the line voyages of last century, the 113,000-tonne superliner will spend the next 48 nights sailing across four continents from Italy to India via the Suez Canal and south through Asia en route to her new home in Australia. Making the first of seven maiden Austra... 
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Sep 28, 2016P&O Cruises Serves Up the Action on its 2017 Australian Open Cruise
P&O Cruises has announced an ace line-up of legendary tennis talent and tennis-themed onboard activities on its popular Australian Open cruise in January. Australian Grand Slam champion Ken Rosewall will share his tips on the international tennis event and offer photo opportunities as Pacific Pearl cruises from Sydney to Melbourne, while Wimbledon and Olympic Doubles champion Todd Woodbridge of the famed ' Woodies' duo will host an exclusive breakfast in Melbourne as part of a tournament o... 
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Sep 28, 2016AIDA supports Rostock Migrant Council’s Multicultural Weeks: “Diversity: The best remedy for narrow-mindedness.”
In 2016 the cruise operator AIDA Cruises is once again supporting the Migrant Council's work for the Hanseatic City of Rostock's Multicultural Weeks, sending out a signal for tolerance and cultural diversity. This week AIDA press spokesman Hansjörg Kunze presented a donation check for 2,500 euros to Dr. Rubén Cárdenas Carbajal, Managing Director of the Hanseatic City of Rostock's Migrant Council.   "Intercultural dialog is an important element of our corporate culture," says Ha... 
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Sep 27, 2016Carnival Australia Welcomes NSW Government Announcement of Multi-User Cruise Terminal In Newcastle
Carnival Australia today welcomed the NSW Government's announcement of a multi-user cruise terminal in Newcastle to support cruise tourism in the Hunter region.Speaking in Newcastle, Sture Myrmell, President of P&O Cruises, one of Carnival Australia's seven iconic cruise brands, said the announcement was good news for the people of Newcastle."It reinforces the great reputation the people of Newcastle have earned over the years for the warmth of their welcome for the thousands of cruise visit... 
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Sep 26, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced U.S. GAAP net income of $1.4 billion, or $1.93 diluted EPS, for the third quarter of 2016 compared to U.S. GAAP net income for the third quarter of 2015 of $1.2 billion, or $1.56 diluted EPS. Third quarter 2016 adjusted net income of $1.4 billion, or $1.92 adjusted EPS, was higher than adjusted net income of $1.4 billion, or $1.75 adjusted EPS, for the third quarter of 2015. Adjusted net income ... 
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Sep 23, 2016Carnival Australia Jumps Onboard with Cruise Month
Australia's largest cruise operator Carnival Australia is marking the region's first Plan A Cruise Month with scores of great deals on offer throughout October. Each of the cruise operator's seven lines – P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Cunard, P&O Cruises World Cruising and Seabourn – is offering deals and savings to celebrate Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia's inaugural month-long promotion including: Carnival Cr... 
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Sep 23, 2016Carnival Corporation Cruise Joint Venture in China Signs Memorandum of Agreement to Order First New Cruise Ships Built in China for the Chinese Market
Company's cruise joint venture in China signs memorandum of agreement to order two new Vista-class cruise ships to be built in China, with an option to order two additional ships Agreement signed with newly formed China-based shipbuilding joint venture targets delivery of first China-built cruise ship in 2022 Carnival Corporation cruise joint venture with CSSC and CIC Capital will operate the new ships as part of previously announced plans to launch China's first multi-ship domestic cruise... 
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Sep 21, 2016Olympic medalist in rowing visits AIDA
Hannes Ocik, the stroke rower of the German Olympic eight, successfully trained with AIDA to achieve silver in Rio   Hannes Ocik, who won silver with the German eight rowing team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, visited his sponsor Aida Cruises in Rostock on September20, 2016. Company spokesman Hansjörg Kunze, who won the bronze medal in the 5,000 meter race at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, personally congratulated the athlete on his sporting success.   "As a co... 
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Sep 21, 2016Carnival Corporation's Fathom Adds Exciting New Shore Excursions to Cuba Sailings
The only U.S. cruise line sailing to Cuba, Fathom continues to enhance the vacation experience with three new shore options during its week-long cruises to Cuba On-shore tours include visits to Ernest Hemingway's home, hangouts and watering hole, an adventure through Cuba's lush countryside and visits to local villages; and a fascinating journey to Santiago de Cuba's city center and Sierra Maestra mountain range to visit Cuban hero Jose Marti's final resting place, an historic copper mining... 
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Sep 21, 2016P&O Teams Up with South Sydney Rabbitohs
P&O Cruises has kicked another goal with Rugby League followers, with news that it has hopped onboard as an Official Membership Partner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Members and supporters will be able to celebrate P&O's new status as the Rabbitohs' Official Cruise Line on a special four-night roundtrip cruise from Sydney to Moreton Island departing May 4 as the 2017 season gets underway. Onboard the cruise, League fans will be able to meet with Rabbitohs' legends as well as current... 
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Sep 21, 2016From Frodo to Fiordland - Carnival Legend takes the Fun to New Zealand This Summer
Carnival Cruise Line is taking its legendary brand of family fun across the Tasman in January, with guests set to enjoy a one-off, action-packed school holiday cruise to New Zealand.   Departing Sydney on January 7, 2017, the 10-night Carnival Legend cruise will call at three New Zealand holiday hotspots, with the ship making Carnival's maiden visit to Dunedin, as well as calling at the country's capital Wellington and Akaroa in the South Island. Guests will also have the chanc... 
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Sep 20, 2016Holland America Line Launches Partnership with America’s Test Kitchen to Bring New Dynamic Cooking Shows on Board
Shows to debut aboard ms Westerdam and ms Nieuw Amsterdam this fall   Seattle, Wash., Sept. 20, 2016 — Holland America Line turns its culinary programming up a notch with the introduction of dynamic shipboard cooking shows produced in partnership with the long-running public television show America's Test Kitchen, the most popular how-to-cook show on TV. Holland America Line is a sponsor of America's Test Kitchen on public television, and is proud to make this experience possib... 
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Sep 20, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On Third Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has scheduled a conference call with analysts for 10:00 a.m. (EDT); 3:00 p.m. (BST), Monday, September 26, 2016, to discuss the company's third 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. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prn... 
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Sep 20, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Named 'Most Trusted Cruise Line in America' by Reader's Digest for the Second Year in a Row
MIAMI, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has been named Most Trusted Cruise Line in America by Reader's Digest.  The award is based on a poll of more than 5,000 Americans nationwide who were asked to rate products they trust across 40 different categories in areas such as quality, value, and reliability.  Carnival received more votes than any other cruise line.  The awards are featured in the October issue of Reader's Digest. Carnival co... 
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Sep 20, 2016Princess Cruises Offers Exceptional Cruise Savings During Great Escapes Sale
Save Up to $1,000 Per Stateroom to Destinations Around the World SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 20, 2016) – Princess Cruises is offering special savings of up to $1,000 on cruises to exciting and exotic destinations during the Great Escapes Sale. Guests can enjoy voyages to cruise destinations including Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii, California Coast, Australia & New Zealand, Southeast Asia, South America and South Pacific sailings. In addition to special cruise savings... 
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Sep 19, 2016Carnival New Zealand wins Best Cruise Operator for second year at the National Travel Industry Awards
15 September 2016 National Travel Industry Awards Carnival New Zealand has come out on top for the second year in a row at the Travel Agents Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) National Travel Industry Awards. Awarded the title of Best Cruise Operator in NZ, Carnival New Zealand represents some of the world's best known cruise brands P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises World Cruising and Cunard. Executive Chairman of Carnival Australia and New Zealand, Ann Sherry, said the acc... 
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Sep 19, 2016AIDAperla sets sail for Western Mediterranean in 2017
Hamburg will be new home port from March 2018 Following the successful launch of AIDAprima, in 2017 AIDA Cruises will be welcoming her twin ship, AIDAperla, as the twelfth member of the fleet. From September 1, 2017, AIDAperla will be setting sail on four different routes to the pearls of the Mediterranean. This was announced by the company when it presented its new catalog for the travel period from March 2017 to April 2018 which will be published on October 6, 2016. The capital of ... 
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Sep 19, 2016Carnival Corporation Creates Three Original TV Series for National Networks - A Cruise Industry First to Expand Market
Three original TV series from world's largest leisure travel company to air on ABC, NBC and The CW on Saturday mornings starting October 1 Experience-focused shows will be hosted by celebrity talent -- including Daytime Emmy®-award winning host Jeff Corwin, "In Living Color" icon and comedian Tommy Davidson, YouTube celebrity Andrea Feczko and global video journalist Josh Garcia All 10 of company's global cruise line brands featured in original programming MIAMI, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewsw... 
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Sep 15, 2016On Cruises, Some Passengers Have Fun Learning Skills Like Fencing, Making Beer – and How to Make Those Towel Animals
People love cruise vacations for enjoying the sea, exploring new sights, having fun, getting active and spending time with family and friends, or maybe for simply taking a break from work and life. But along the way, don't be surprised if you learn more than you expected.   On many ships you'll find enrichment programs that include dancing lessons and cooking demonstrations. You can learn to play bridge or sign up for a mixology class to discover secrets to creating exotic cockta... 
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Sep 15, 2016Fathom Invites Travel Professionals to Become 'Agents of Possibility' with Generous Offers and Incentives
Limited-time offers include early-booking discounts for passenger reservations made by travel professionals before year-end for Fathom sailings to Cuba and the Dominican Republic during 2017 Fathom also will award two trips every month to randomly selected travel professionals registered as Agents of Possibility so they can 'pay it forward'MIAMI, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest cruise brand, today announced its "Agent... 
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Sep 15, 2016AIDA Cruises presents the widest variety of vacation possibilities in its 2017/2018 catalog: world cruise on AIDAcara, Indian Ocean, AIDAperla with new routes in the Mediterranean
The new AIDA catalog for the travel period from March 2017 to April 2018 will appear on October 6, 2016 under the title: "HOLYDAY A NEW WAY.". In 2017/2018, AIDA will offer cruises to 70 countries on six continents. The twelve ships in the AIDA fleet will set course for more than 215 ports around the world on 130 different routes. The cruise company presented some initial highlights from its new catalog to the general public on September 15, 2016. AIDA Selection AIDA has developed a new ra... 
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Sep 12, 2016Carnival Celebrates First Anniversary Of ‘Onboard With You’ Trade Support Platform With Ad Campaign, Agent Contest and 100-City Tour
MIAMI (September 12, 2016) – Carnival Cruise Line is celebrating the first year of its "Onboard with You" trade support platform with a new trade ad campaign, travel agent contest and 100-city tour hosted by the line's sales team. The new "Together We're Better" ad campaign celebrates the importance of the strong partnership between Carnival and the travel agent community.  Ads will run in various trade publications starting today.  The "Onboard with You Anniversary ... 
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Sep 12, 2016The Cat in the Hat's Just-Announced Presidential Campaign Celebrated with Fun Rally for Kids Aboard Carnival Magic at Port Canaveral
Festivities Highlighted by Engaging Educational Activities to Teach Kids About Elections and Voting Followed by Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with The Cat in the Hat and Friends MIAMI, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate The Cat in The Hat's recently announced presidential campaign, Carnival Cruise Line -- the exclusive cruise line partner of Dr. Seuss Enterprises and the Official Seagoing Campaign Headquarters for the world's favorite feline -- kicked off the festivities with a shipbo... 
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Sep 12, 2016Cruise Boom Reaches Far North with Cairns’ First Cruise Season
P&O Cruises' Pacific Eden has made history, becoming the first cruise ship ever to be based in Cairns.   The 1500-guest ship, which set sail on her first roundtrip cruise from the city on Saturday (Sept 10), will call Cairns home until November 11, carrying an estimated 13,000 holidaymakers on nine cruises from the city, including to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.    The inaugural season is expected to deliver more than $6 million to the State's... 
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Sep 09, 2016Carnival Corporation's Fathom Brand Adds Two Cuba Cruise Dates in Fall 2016
In response to strong consumer demand for its cruises to Cuba - the only cruises from U.S. to one of world's most in-demand destinations -- Fathom add weeks of Oct. 9 and Nov. 6 for its week-long voyages With demand high for Fathom's Cuba sailings, bookings are open with brisk sales expected for new dates MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest cruise brand, has added two Cuba sailing dates for fall 2016 – the result ... 
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Sep 09, 2016Jeremy Sims Takes Centre Stage on Princess Cruises’ Travelling Film Festival to Tasmania
Princess Cruises has announced that acclaimed Australian actor director Jeremy Sims will play a leading role during its second Travelling Film Festival at Sea. Jeremy will join a spectacular line-up of world class cinema and interactive events planned for the cruise – a six-night roundtrip voyage from Sydney to Tasmania on Dawn Princess. Guests will be able to enjoy a special viewing of Jeremy's acclaimed film Last Cab to Darwin, starring Michael Caton of The Castle fame, followed... 
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Sep 08, 2016Carnival Cruise Line, New Orleans Saints And Scholastic Book Fairs Team Up To Honor Students With 'Read & Rise' Literacy Event Aboard Carnival Triumph In New Orleans
Former Saints Player Deuce McAllister Celebrates with 100 Winners of the Kipp Central Primary School 'Reading Challenge' with a Variety of Fun, Football-themed Activities MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today 100 students from Kipp Central City Primary, an elementary school in New Orleans, enjoyed a day of fun aboard the Carnival Triumph for the first-ever "Read & Rise" literacy day to celebrate their reading achievements as winners of the school's summer reading challenge.   ... 
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Sep 07, 2016Princess Cruises “3 for Free” Sale is Back and Better Than Ever
Guests Can Enjoy Free Stateroom Location Upgrade, Free Gratuities and Free Onboard Spending Money SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Sept 7, 2016) – Princess Cruises is a special deal during the "3 for Free" cruise sale for guests booking select six to 60-day Cruises or Land & Sea Vacations sailing from Summer 2017 to Spring 2018. The "3 for Free" cruise sale includes: Free stateroom location upgrades - enabling guests to get the best preferred stateroom available within that stateroom typ... 
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Sep 07, 2016Holland America Line to Add Seventh Ship to 2017 Alaska Season
ms Oosterdam to sail from Seattle in a season that features 135 Alaska Cruises — the most departures in the cruise industry Seattle, Wash., Sept. 7, 2016 – To support the increasing demand for Alaska summer cruises, Holland America Line is redeploying ms Oosterdam from Europe to The Last Frontier for the 2017 summer season. The addition brings the number of Holland America Line ships to seven in the region, with Oosterdam joining ms Amsterdam, ms Eurodam, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, ms N... 
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Sep 06, 2016Secure a holiday for under £30 as P&O Cruises launches its summer 2018 collection
P&O Cruises is offering its biggest ever discounts for early bookers and the chance to secure a holiday for under £30 per person as it launches its summer 2018 holiday collection. On general sale from September 19, highlights of the new summer programme include: ·        A choice of 36 school holiday cruises ·        Maiden calls to seven new ports ·        A new 30-night Canadian cruise ·     &... 
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Sep 06, 2016Carnival Corporation to Build Three New LNG-Powered Cruise Ships with Meyer Werft and Meyer Turku
World's largest leisure travel company signs new agreement with leading German and Finnish shipbuilders to deliver two new cruise ships for Carnival Cruise Line and one new cruise ship for P&O Cruises UK through 2022 Carnival Corporation to optimize order book across more brands New ships will feature the company's exclusive "green cruising" design as part of the first generation of cruise ships to be powered at sea by Liquefied Natural Gas, the world's cleanest burning fossil fuel MIAM... 
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Sep 06, 2016Two New 180,000-ton Ships for Carnival Cruise Line Will Be Largest Ever Built for the Company and First In North America to be Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas
Agreement with Shipbuilder Meyer Turku Marks Return to Shipbuilding in Finland For World's Most Popular Cruise Line MIAMI, Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a new multi-ship order announced today by Carnival Corporation & plc, Carnival Cruise Line is scheduled to take delivery of two new 180,000 gross-registered-ton cruise ships in 2020 and 2022 which will be the largest in the fleet of the world's most popular cruise line. Both ships will be powered by Liquefied Natural Gas under Carn... 
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Sep 05, 2016Costa Cruises Presents Two Brand New Itineraries For Summer 2017 Both Bound For The Mediterranean’s Best Beaches
The Italian company is launching two exclusive new Mediterranean cruise routes next summer:  one is a week-long vacation on the Costa neoClassica, departing Bari and heading for the splendid beaches of the Greek islands; the other is also a 7-day cruise, this time on the Costa neoRiviera and taking guests to Sardinia, the Balearic Islands and Spain.   Genoa – September 5, 2016 – Costa Cruises has announced the introduction in summer 2017 of two exclusive and innovative cr... 
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Sep 02, 2016Block Listing Announcement - September 2016
Application has been made to the Financial Conduct Authority and the London Stock Exchange for a total of 165,000 Ordinary shares of $1.66 each ("shares") to be admitted to the Official List.   These shares are being reserved under a block listing and will be issued as a result of share awards granted pursuant to the following scheme:     Scheme Shares Carnival plc 2005 Employee Share Plan 165,000 ... 
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Sep 02, 2016AIDA will be inviting sales partners to its new EXPIcafé from September on
AIDA launches nationwide roadshow   AIDA Cruises will be launching its EXPIdition roadshow in a new event format, on September 20, 2016 in Berlin. The new EXPIcafé will be opening its gates in ten cities across Germany. This new event series by AIDA Cruises offers travel agents an opportunity to acquire professional product expertise.   A lot has been happening around AIDA in the year of its 20th anniversary, and there is a great deal of interesting news. Travel agen... 
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Sep 02, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 14, 2016, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on September 16, 2016, to shareholders of record on August 26, 2016. 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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Sep 02, 2016Costa Luminosa Sets Sail On Her Round-The-World Cruise
Today marks the start of Costa Cruises' exclusive Round-the-World Cruise: 98 days on a voyage of discovery taking in the highlights of 5 continents, sailing across 3 oceans and visiting 34 superb destinations   Genoa –September 2, 2016 – The Costa Luminosa leaves today from Savona on herRound-the-World Cruise:  an exciting 98-day journey of discovery to the wonders of 5 continents, sailing across 3 oceans and porting in 34 destinations, before making her return to Savona (Ita... 
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Sep 01, 2016Carnival Imagination To Undergo Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation That Will Add Variety Of Exciting Dining And Bar Concepts
Guy's Burger Joint, Cocktail Pharmacy-Themed Alchemy Bar, BlueIguana Cantina Mexican Eatery, Among Diverse Array of New Shipboard Options MIAMI, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Imagination will undergo an extensive multi-million-dollar renovation that will add a variety of exciting new food and beverage concepts. The new spaces will be added during a three-week dry dock taking place Sept. 4-25, 2016.   Following the makeover, Carnival Imagination will resume it... 
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Aug 30, 2016Spike TV's 'Lip Sync Battle' Coming To Carnival Cruise Line
Sea-Going Version of Hit TV Show Scheduled To Launch on Carnival Vista This December MIAMI, Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of Spike TV's award-winning hit show "Lip Sync Battle" will soon be able to channel their inner rock star at sea as the pop culture phenomenon has been added to the diverse entertainment lineup aboard Carnival Cruise Line. An exclusive partnership between Spike TV and Carnival Cruise Line, Lip Sync Battle Carnival is an authentic recreation of the popular show wher... 
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Aug 29, 2016The Cat in the Hat's Just-Announced Presidential Campaign Celebrated with Fun Rally for Kids Aboard Carnival Pride at Port of Baltimore
Festivities Highlighted by Engaging Educational Activities to Teach Kids About Elections and Voting Followed by Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with The Cat in the Hat and Friends MIAMI, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate The Cat in The Hat's recently announced presidential campaign, Carnival Cruise Line – the exclusive cruise line partner of Dr. Seuss Enterprises and the Official Seagoing Campaign Headquarters for the world's favorite feline -- kicked off the festivities with a shipboar... 
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Aug 26, 2016Princess Debuts Original Cast Recording Album for “Magic to Do” Album
Album Marks the First Original Cast Recording from a Cruise Line SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 26, 2016) – Princess Cruises and DMI Soundtracks today announced the 14-track musical companion to the line's celebrated show, "Magic To Do," from the Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-winning composer of "Wicked," "Pippin," and "Godspell" Stephen Schwartz, is available today for digital pre-order on iTunes, with the release date on CD, digital download and through streaming services on September 9. T... 
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Aug 25, 2016Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Gives $250,000 Matching Donation for Louisiana Flood Relief Raising Total Contribution From Carnival Cruise-Related Organizations to Half-a-Million Dollars
MIAMI, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine have matched the $250,000 donation made recently by Carnival Cruise Line and parent company Carnival Corporation to aid organizations assisting victims of the Louisiana floods. The additional $250,000 donation was made through the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation and raises the total contribution from Carnival Cruise-related organizations to half-a-million dollars. Recipients of ... 
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Aug 25, 2016Seabourn Announces New Cruise Itineraries For Fall 2017 And Winter 2018
SEATTLE, August 25, 2016 - Seabourn has announced an exciting schedule for the fall 2017 and winter 2018 seasons. The new program from the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line offers 36 unique itineraries to must see cities and hidden gems where larger ships cannot go. As always, Seabourn guests can anticipate exceptional service, amenities and activities from the newest, most-modern fleet in the luxury segment, including the 600-guest Seabourn Encore launching in December 2016.With 96 depart... 
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Aug 24, 2016Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess
Designs and Key Features Unveiled For Newest Ship in the Growing Fleet SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises today unveiled designs and announced key features of Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the global fleet. Departing April 4, Majestic Princess will sail on her inaugural voyage, a five-day Adriatic Sea cruise roundtrip from Rome with stops in Kotor and Corfu.Following her maiden cruise, Majestic Princess will tour Europe, offer... 
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Aug 24, 2016Carnival Miracle To Operate Unique 14-Day Alaska Cruise Round-Trip From Long Beach In September 2017
Two Week-Long Adventure to Visit Seven Majestic Alaskan and Canadian Destinations, Including Line's First-Ever Call at Breathtaking Icy Strait Point MIAMI, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Carnival Cruise Line will offer a 14-day Alaskan adventure round-trip from Long Beach, Calif., in September 2017 featuring seven spectacular destinations, including Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the line's first visit to Icy Strait Point, an unspoiled wilderness area offeri... 
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Aug 23, 2016Carnival Cruise Line And Carnival Corporation To Give $250,000 To Aid Organizations For Louisiana Flood Relief
Gift to be supplemented by opportunities for employees and guests to donate MIAMI, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line and its parent company, Carnival Corporation, are giving a total of $250,000 to charitable organizations to support their efforts on behalf of victims of the Louisiana floods. The cruise line is donating $125,000 and its parent company is matching that amount through its Carnival Foundation charitable arm. Recipients include the American Red Cross, Louisian... 
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Aug 22, 2016AIDA students set sail on the training ship “Großherzogin Elisabeth”
On August 19, 2016, twenty-eight AIDA Cruises students set sail for the first time from Rostock aboard the sail training vessel “Großherzogin Elisabeth.” The training voyage for students of Nautical Science, Marine Technical Engineering, and Marine Electrotechnical Engineering ends on September 9, 2016, in Rostock. At the Baltic Sea, the future mariners will complete a basic seamanship training in around 21 days before starting their work on board the AIDA fleet. For the third time, 20 ca... 
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Aug 22, 2016The Cat In The Hat's Just-Announced Presidential Campaign Celebrated With Fun Rally For Kids Aboard Carnival Ecstasy At Port Of Charleston
Festivities Highlighted by Engaging Educational Activities to Teach Kids About Elections and Voting Followed by Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with The Cat in the Hat and Friends MIAMI, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate The Cat in The Hat's recently announced presidential campaign, Carnival Cruise Line – the exclusive cruise line partner of Dr. Seuss Enterprises and the Official Seagoing Campaign Headquarters for the world's favorite feline -- kicked off the festivities with a shi... 
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Aug 22, 2016Home Cook Has Potential To Pan Out As Luke Mangan CEO
Two talented home cooks shortlisted as finalists for Luke Mangan's Culinary Experience Officer, and will have dishes included across five Salt grill restaurants on P&O Cruise shipsSydney August 22, 2016 – Accomplished Australian restaurateur Luke Mangan has hand-picked two talented home cooks and foodies Sammy Jakubiak and Sofia Levin as short-listed finalists in his Search for a CEO (Culinary Experience Officer) campaign, launched in March. The campaign marks Mangan’s milestone of bec... 
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Aug 22, 2016Carnival Spirit to Make First Calls to Vietnam and Thailand on Singapore Sailing
Carnival Cruise Line has announced a special voyage to Singapore for Carnival Spirit, giving Australian holidaymakers a rare chance to enjoy an adventure through Asia combined with the fun of a Carnival cruise. On sale now, Carnival Spirit’s 19-night cruise sails from Sydney on May 3, 2018 and will include five fabulous ports, including Airlie Beach and Darwin in Australia, Bali in Indonesia, as well as the ship’s maiden calls to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam for an overnight stay, and bea... 
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Aug 18, 2016AIDA Cruises introduces new AIDA Selection cruises with AIDAaura in the western Mediterranean
Premieres for new fewer than three ports: Portoferraio in Elba, Sète and Palamos   From April to October 2017, a series of extraordinary cruises with AIDAaura in the western Mediterranean will be departing from and returning to the port of Palma de Mallorca. These new seven-day cruises are part of the AIDA Selection program that guests will be able to experience for the first time in 2017, exclusively on board AIDAaura, AIDAcara and AIDAvita.   Guests have a choice ... 
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Aug 18, 2016Princess Cruises Hosts Sequel to Travelling Film Festival
Princess Cruises is set to shine the spotlight on Australian cinema during its second Travelling Film Festival at Sea on Dawn Princess in November. Cinema buffs will be able to enjoy a selection of special film screenings curated by Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley, during the ship's five-night roundtrip cruise from Sydney to Tasmania. The films on offer will include Mr Holmes, Phoenix and Iris. Departing Sydney on November 1, 2016, the cruise will also feature a f... 
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Aug 16, 2016Carnival Corporation and Port Everglades Extend Landmark Agreement to 2030
World's largest leisure travel company signs five-year addendum to extend original agreement and further its long-term commitment to the Fort Lauderdale-based port, one of the top three cruise ports in the world Agreement includes preferential use of five terminals, including recently renovated terminal and berth to better serve passengers sailing on seven of company's global cruise line brands MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the ... 
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Aug 16, 2016Carnival Cruise Line's Newest Ship, Carnival Vista, Recognized by Lloyd's Register for 'Green' Ship Environmental Design, Construction and Operation
First Carnival Cruise Line ship to be granted LR's coveted 'ECO Notation' for exceeding environmental regulatory standards MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Classification society Lloyd's Register has bestowed the "ECO Notation" designation on the new Carnival Vista, marking the first Carnival Cruise Line ship to achieve this distinction. The notation recognizes that the cruise line designed, built and operates Carnival Vista in a manner that exceeds current maritime statutory environmenta... 
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Aug 15, 2016Wizards of Décor for Cruise Ships Offer Advice for Home Decoration
Expert interior designers encounter budgets, small and large spaces, and a moving ship - with thousands of guests a week to please. Here's a snapshot of how their creative ideas and tactics can work in your home.MIAMI, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As you peruse the vast number of color choices in the paint store or try to decide whether the watercolor you are obsessed with at the local arts festival will work in your home, consider what the interior designers of cruise ships encounter.These wiz... 
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Aug 15, 2016Carnival plc 2014 Employee Share Plan - Block Listing Six Monthly Return
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Aug 15, 2016Carnival plc 2005 Employee Stock Purchase Plan - Block Listing Six Monthly Return
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Aug 12, 2016Tim Mälzer captivates AIDAprima guests
The cry of "cast off!" went up on August 6, 2016 in Hamburg for the guests of AIDAprima, when they set sail on a 7-day cruise to the most beautiful metropolises in Western Europe. Accompanying them on board was TV chef and multi-gastronome, Tim Mälzer. He captivated guests of every age on board, not only at the "Cooking School by Tim Mälzer" but also on the grand stage of the AIDAprima Theatrium, where guests experienced the star at close quarters and received practical tips that they cou... 
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Aug 12, 2016National Geographic Travel Cruises with P&O to Papua New Guinea
P&O's cruises to Papua New Guinea are in the international spotlight, with the prestigious National Geographic Travel team joining a Pacific Aria voyage to the islands earlier this month.   The trip marked the first time that National Geographic Travel has worked with a cruise line in Australia, as well as its first visit to the remote Papua New Guinea Islands of Alotau, Kitava and Kiriwina and the city of Rabaul.   Associate Photo Producer Jess Mandia and As... 
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Aug 10, 2016Hanse Sail 2016: AIDA Cruises sending two ships
As a long-time sponsor of the maritime festival, the cruise operator is also supporting the "Kruzenshtern" and the "Hanse-Tour-Sonnenschein e.V."   For many years AIDA Cruises has already been supporting one of Germany's biggest maritime festivals with a vast array of initiatives. For the third time in a row AIDA Cruises has agreed to sponsor a ship for one of these major public attractions. Thanks to the support of the Rostock-based cruise company, the venerable vessel "Kru... 
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Aug 09, 2016Seabourn To Offer Spa And Wellness Programs With Integrative Medicine Pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil
SEATTLE, August 9, 2016 -Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, in partnership with The Onboard Spa by Steiner, has created a fleet-wide mindful living program offering guests a holistic spa and wellness experience that integrates physical, social, environmental and spiritual well-being. The new Spa and Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil program will be the first-ever of its kind at sea.The new program will be led by the newly established position, The Wellness Guide. The Guide, ... 
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Aug 09, 2016AIDA launches marketing of AIDAbella in China
On August 09, 2016, AIDA Cruises launched the first marketing campaign on the Chinese market. From April 2017, with AIDAbella, AIDA Cruises will, for the first time, deploy a ship in China all year round and, in close cooperation with Costa Asia, be offering cruise vacation "Made in Germany" from Shanghai as a new premium product for the booming Chinese market.   "The ongoing growth of AIDA has made Germany the second biggest cruise market in the world. With our Costa Asia brand,... 
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Aug 08, 2016Seabourn Announces "Extraordinary Worlds" Seven Continents Cruise Giveaway For Travel Partners
SEATTLE, August 8, 2016 - The world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn has just the ticket for travel professionals who want to experience the world in style: Seabourn's "Extraordinary Worlds" Cruise Giveaway. As a part of the line's new "Extraordinary Worlds" brand campaign, the sweepstakes offers travel partners the opportunity to win one of seven Seabourn cruises for two with itineraries selected from each of the seven continents.Open exclusively to travel professionals who are I... 
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Aug 08, 2016Carnival To Serve As 'Official Seagoing Headquarters' For The Cat in the Hat's Presidential Campaign, Coinciding With Release Of New Dr. Seuss Book 'One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote'
Variety of Fun, Educational Shipboard Activities Will Teach Kids About the Importance of Voting and the Election Process MIAMI, Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With Election Day just three months away, a new candidate has thrown his trademark stovepipe hat in the ring – Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat! In support of the candidacy of the world's favorite feline, Carnival Cruise Line will serve as the Official Seagoing Headquarters for The Cat in the Hat's presidential campaign, coinciding with t... 
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Aug 08, 2016Carnival Backs a Winner with Champion Jockey Joining Cup Cruise
Carnival Cruise Line has shortened its odds ahead of this year's Melbourne Cup cruise, adding Cup-winning jockey Wayne Harris to its already strong field of onboard talent.   Wayne, who recorded more than 2000 wins during his career including a Cup victory on Jeune in 1994, will join well-known race caller John Tapp onboard Carnival Spirit's 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival cruise to share stories from their decades in the industry.   The duo will offer entertaining and in... 
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Aug 05, 2016Fathom Announces Partnership with Airbnb
New Airbnb Hosts Receive $250 Toward Fathom Cruise to Dominican Republic or CubaMIAMI, Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, along with Airbnb, a world-leading community-driven hospitality company, have partnered for a "give and get" opportunity for new Airbnb hosts in the U.S. Beginning today, people who sign up to become a new host with Airbnb will receive a $250 credit for a... 
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Aug 05, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 31 July 2016 Carnival plc had 216,457,117 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.    Although Carnival plc has 216,457,117 issued ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival plc)... 
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Aug 05, 2016Chalk Stream Foods proves a hit with P&O Cruises
A Romsey-based company is hitting the high seas thanks to P&O Cruises, which has become one of its best customers since it launched last year.   Chalk Stream Foods sources, prepares and delivers the finest, freshest rainbow trout from farms on the River Itchen and the River Test directly to restaurants across the UK. These world famous spring-fed chalk streams with gin clear water, constant water flows and excellent light and vegetation create havens for the fish, makin... 
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Aug 05, 2016Celebrate 180 years of P&O history
-With extra on board spending money across a huge range of Select Price holidays- In 2017 P&O Cruises is celebrating 180 years of P&O history. To celebrate its globetrotting adventures since 1837, P&O Cruises has launched a ‘come celebrate with us' promotion with extra on board spending money for bookings made by September 30, 2016. Valid on outside cabins and above, the special offer is available on a huge range of Select Price holidays departing November 2016... 
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Aug 04, 2016Seabourn Launches New Visually-Driven Brand Campaign: The "Extraordinary Worlds" Of Seabourn
SEATTLE, August 4, 2016 - The world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn is tempting travelers to discover its "Extraordinary Worlds" with a new visually-driven brand campaign that breaks traditional category conventions and strives to overcome "non-cruiser" consumer barriers. With the newest fleet in its category to sail the high seas, Seabourn is now looking to chart an extraordinary course with Figliulo & Partners through a new and exciting inaugural campaign launch."The 'Extraordin... 
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Aug 04, 2016Carnival Corporation Issues 2015 Sustainability Report, Continues Strong Commitment to Environment and Safety
World's largest leisure travel company today released 2015 sustainability report detailing progress made in environmental, safety, employee and social areas Sustainability milestones achieved underscore company's commitment to protecting the environment and include reduction of carbon footprint, increased fleet-wide capacity of advanced waste water purification systems and exhaust gas cleaning technology, and increased usage of clean-burning liquefied natural gas as a fuel source MIAMI, Au... 
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Aug 03, 2016Country Music Stars Tim McGraw And Little Big Town, Comedians Jay Leno And Jeff Foxworthy Featured In Carnival LIVE's 2017 Lineup
MIAMI, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line has announced its initial 2017 Carnival LIVE lineup featuring country music stars Tim McGraw and Little Big Town along with comedians Jay Leno and Jeff Foxworthy who will perform on seven different ships departing from five convenient U.S. homeports. Carnival LIVE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that brings the best in live music and comedy to the seas, providing guests an opportunity to enjoy captivating performances by to... 
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Aug 03, 2016Holland America Line’s 45-Foot Ship Float ‘Cruises’ Through Downtown Seattle During Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade
Replica of the new ms Koningsdam joins more than 100 floats in the parade   Seattle, Wash., Aug 3, 2016 – On Saturday, July 30, 2016, spectators at the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade in downtown Seattle watched Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam cruising down the street. The unusual sight was a replica helium balloon of the ship, which was among more than 100 floats taking part in this annual event.   At 45 feet long and 11 feet tall, the detailed floa... 
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Aug 02, 2016Agreement between San Giorgio del Porto and Costa Crociere: a center of excellence for ship repair and conversion in Marseille
Costa Crociere and San Giorgio del Porto sign a strategic partnership for the expansion of Chantier Naval de Marseille, a subsidiary of San Giorgio del Porto. Planned investments and competitive growth.   Marseille, August 2, 2016– San Giorgio del Porto and Costa Crociere have signed an agreement for the development of a world-class center for ship repair and conversion. The agreement, announced today, provides for the entry of Costa Crociere with a 33.3% share in Chantier N... 
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Aug 01, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Announces 2016 Executive Partner Advisory Board
Enhanced ‘Executive Forum' Features New Name and Additional Partners               MIAMI (August 1, 2016) – Carnival Cruise Line has announced members of its 2016 Executive Partner Advisory Board. Comprised of 13 leading travel executives from a range of different cruise-selling business models, the board provides feedback and shares input on various trade initiatives with the line's senior sales leadership team. The ... 
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Aug 01, 2016P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden Sets Sail from Singapore
P&O Cruises' Pacific Eden is making history in Asia this month, chalking up seven maiden calls for the Australian cruise line as part of her inaugural Singapore season.   The 1500-guest ship departed on her first cruise from Singapore on Saturday, marking the start of a month-long deployment in the region which will see her offer four roundtrip seven-night cruises visiting a range of stunning ports in Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia.   Pacific Eden's ... 
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Jul 29, 2016AIDA: three arrivals in Kiel
AIDAaura, AIDAvita and AIDAluna visiting the Kiel Fjord   On July 30, 2016, three AIDA ships will be coming to Kiel. AIDAvita will arrive in Kiel bright and early at about 6:30 in the morning. AIDAaura and AIDAluna will pull in together a little later at about 8 o'clock. While AIDAaura will dock at Satorikai, both of the other ships will be at the Ostseekai terminal. All three AIDA ships will leave port together at about 6 o'clock in the evening. Kiel residents and visitors ali... 
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Jul 29, 2016Carnival Cruise Line's New 133,500-ton Ship To Be Named Carnival Horizon
New 3,934-Passenger Vessel Scheduled to Enter Service in Spring 2018 MIAMI, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line announced today that Carnival Horizon will be the name of its new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to be delivered in March 2018. Currently under construction at Fincantieri's shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Carnival Horizon will be the line's second Vista-class ship, with the namesake vessel in the series, Carnival Vista, having entered service in May 2016. Carnival Hor... 
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Jul 28, 2016Carnival Brand Ambassador John Heald and VP of Sales and Trade Marketing Adolfo Perez Showcase Carnival Vista to Travel Agents in New Video Series
Recently Filmed Six-Part Video Series Offers Fun and Engaging Look at Carnival Vista Highlights     MIAMI (July 28, 2016) – Carnival Cruise Line is showcasing Carnival Vista to travel agents with an informative and entertaining six-part video series featuring the line's comedic Brand Ambassador John Heald and Vice President of Sales & Trade Marketing Adolfo Perez. The first video in the series shows the two hosts competing on SkyRide, the ship's one-of-a-... 
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Jul 27, 2016Countdown Begins for Emerald Princess’ Australian Debut
The countdown is now on for the maiden arrival of the biggest Princess Cruises' ship to be based Down Under this summer – the spectacular 3082-guest Emerald Princess, which will sail into Sydney Harbour on November 15. One of the largest ships in the Princess fleet, the superliner will introduce a range of exciting new dining, shopping and entertainment offerings to Australian waters. Emerald Princess will make her Australian debut in Fremantle on November 8, before visitin... 
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Jul 27, 2016Guests Who Book 2017/18 Cruises with Holland America Line’s Popular Explore4 Promotion Receive Four Enticing Offers
Early booking benefits valued at up to $2,000; Suite bookings receive six offers     Seattle, Wash., July 27, 2016 – Holland America Line's popular Explore4 promotion is back and better than ever with four top offers on select January 2017 through April 2018 cruises. Travelers looking to book a cruise or Land+Sea Journey for next year or beyond can take advantage of the benefits, which include complimentary beverages and specialty dining aboard ship, as well as reduced ... 
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Jul 22, 2016Carnival Cruise Line, Build-A-Bear Workshop Team Up To Create New Build-A-Bear Workshop At Sea
Fun, All-Ages Activity Being Rolled out Fleetwide, Builds Upon Carnival's Distinction as Family Cruise Leader Carrying 700,000 Kids a Year MIAMI, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line, the world's most popular cruise line, and Build-A-Bear Workshop have entered into an exclusive partnership that will bring the unique retail-entertainment experience to the line's fleet. The first Build-A-Bear Workshop At Sea is being rolled out aboard Carnival Dream and is expected to be fleetw... 
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Jul 21, 2016Carnival Adds a Variety of Enhancements to GoCCL.Com Travel Agent Internet Portal
Highlights Include Streamlined Booking Process, Enhanced Design for Stateroom Selection               MIAMI (July 21, 2016)  – As part of its ongoing "Onboard with You" trade support platform, Carnival Cruise Line has added a variety of enhancements to GoCCL.com, its comprehensive travel agent Internet portal. New enhancements include: Streamlined booking process offering a significant reduction in the numbe... 
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Jul 21, 2016AIDA’s Kissing Lips greet Rostock from roof of AIDA Home
AIDA Home office complex receives DGNB Gold certification   Since July 20, 2016, a bright red pair of kissing lips has been greeting Rostock locals and welcoming visitors to the Hanseatic city from the roof of the new AIDA Home office complex in the city harbor. In fact, it's two pairs of kissing lips to be precise: one facing in the direction of the old town, the other towards Warnow-Ufer. Any number of curious people stopped to watch as the corporate logo with its striking kis... 
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Jul 21, 2016The Costa Crociere Foundation Launches 6 New Social Betterment and Marine Environmental Projects
Five new initiatives offering assistance to women, and educational and employment opportunities to disadvantaged youth from all over Italy. In the environmental field, a new project kicks off for the recovery and reuse of marine litter.   Genoa – July 21, 2016 – The Costa Crociere Foundation (www.costa-crociere-foundation.com) has concluded the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations and has chosen six new social betterment and marine environm... 
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Jul 21, 2016P&O Cruises Voted Australia's Favourite Family Cruise Line
P&O Cruises has been voted Australia's Best Family Cruise Line by the well-travelled readers of one of Australia's leading family publications - Out & About with Kids. The cruise line has taken out the top cruise gong in the magazine's annual Best of Family Travel Readers Choice Awards. P&O Cruises President Sture Myrmell said the award was a welcome win at a time of expansion for P&O, which is the largest cruise line in Australia, offering five ships sailing from e... 
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Jul 19, 2016Costa Cruises Publishes “On Course For The Future”, The New Edition Of Its Sustainability Report
The Italian company has presented the latest edition of the policy document setting out its sustainability strategy, based on responsible innovation and the creation of value. Major achievements in the environmental field: 4.8% reduction in energy consumption, 100% of waste on board collected and separated for disposal and recycling, 2.3% reduction in the carbon footprint.Genoa – July 19, 2016 – Costa Cruises has presented the 10th edition of its Sustainability Report, entitled &ldquo... 
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Jul 17, 2016New Look Pacific Dawn Set to Slide into Brisbane with Exciting Features
P&O Cruises has underlined its commitment to the Queensland cruise market, announcing a major multi-million dollar refit for its Brisbane-based ship Pacific Dawn, which will include a new state-of-the-art waterpark.                The 2000-guest ship will be refurbished in February 2017, emerging from its drydock with a stylish new look and a host of new features never before seen on a Queensland-based ship in... 
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Jul 16, 2016Festive send-off for Hamburg athletes on board AIDAprima
AIDA wishes "boa sorte" to TEAM HAMBURG 2016 in Rio!   On Saturday, July 16, 2016, Hamburg's first mayor, Olaf Scholz, accompanied by other political and sports representatives, gave Olympic and Paralympic participants from Hamburg an official send-off. AIDA Cruises, Germany's leading cruise company and gold partner of TEAM HAMBURG 2016, marked the occasion by offering to host the event in the Beach Club on board AIDAprima in Hamburg. In tropical temperatures with cold, non-alco... 
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Jul 15, 2016Fathom's Dominican Republic STEM Voyage Underscores its Commitment to Student Education Around the World
Students from the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma will also join Fathom's STEM sailing as part of their partnership with the brandMIAMI, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, is finalizing preparations for its July 17 Dominican Republic voyage representing the first ever cruise to the Caribbean focused on Science, Technology, ... 
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Jul 14, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Corrected Dividend Record Date
MIAMI, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced a corrected record date for its upcoming quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share.  The dividend will be payable on September 16, 2016 to shareholders of record on August 26, 2016. About Carnival Corporation & plc Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest leisure travel company in the world, and among the most profitable and financially strong in the industry.  With a portfolio of 10 cruis... 
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Jul 14, 2016Carnival Corporation Opens Arison Maritime Center for World-Class Safety Training
Grand opening of world's most progressive maritime center of its kind celebrated with ceremony honoring company's chairman and its founder, Micky Arison and his father Ted Representing a 75-million-euro investment, new facility features industry's most advanced simulators and training equipment to provide rigorous annual training to over 6,500 bridge and engineering officers from company's 10 global cruise line brands Located outside Amsterdam, center is home to expanded and more than two-... 
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Jul 14, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Names Helen Deeble to Board of Directors, Announces Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced that on July 13, 2016, Helen Deeble, CEO of P&O Ferries Division Holdings Ltd., has been appointed to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. The announcement was made following the quarterly meeting of Carnival Corporation's board of directors held yesterday in Amsterdam. Deeble, a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in retail, shipping, logistics and le... 
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Jul 14, 2016Made-To-Measure Cruises With MyCosta!
Costa Cruises launches a web site to personalize your cruises up to four days prior to departure, with lots of exclusive services and special surprises to make all those who vacation with us truly happy.   Genoa, 14 July 2016 - Costa Cruises presents www.mycosta.com, a website that allows every guest who purchased a cruise to personalize it and make it unique with exclusive services and special surprises. To access the site just enter your surname and cruise reservation n... 
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Jul 13, 2016Holland America Line Names Jarvis Bowers to Newly Created Position of Vice President, Digital Marketing
Seattle, Wash., July 13, 2016 — Holland America Line has appointed Jarvis Bowers to the position of vice president, digital marketing. In this newly created role, he is responsible for working with the digital and marketing teams to lead the development of next-generation digital communications and analytics.   Jarvis, who is based in Seattle at the Holland America Line headquarters, will report to Joe Slattery, senior vice president, global marketing and sales. "Jarvis... 
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Jul 12, 2016First Steel Cut for Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Statendam
Construction begins on second Pinnacle Class ship due for delivery in November 2018 Seattle, Wash., July 12, 2016 — Holland America Line celebrated a significant construction milestone today as the first steel was cut for ms Nieuw Statendam, due for delivery in November 2018. The ceremony took place at Fincantieri's shipyard in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, and the block being built there will later be moved to the Marghera yard where the ship will be constructed. Holland America Group's Ex... 
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Jul 12, 2016Princess Cruises Offers Exceptional Cruise Savings During Great Getaways Sale
Third and Fourth Guest Fares Starting at $99 Per Person and Reduced Deposit SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 11, 2016) – Princess Cruises is offering up to 35% off on short getaway cruises during the Great Getaways Sale, based on double occupancy. Guests will enjoy the Lotus Spa & Fitness Center, top-notch live entertainment and world-class cuisine made fresh from scratch, as well as fantastic cruise destinations. Getaway cruises from both coasts, range from three to five days and ... 
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Jul 12, 2016Cruise Industry Trend: Women in Leadership Roles - Including Captains of Ships and Brands
MIAMI, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When she left her home in the remote Faroe Islands and took a temporary job as a stewardess on a cargo ship, Inger Klein Thorhauge wanted most to become a wife and mother. But life at sea held such an attraction that she worked her way up through the ranks to become a cruise ship captain for Cunard.Thorhauge is part of a sea of change at the top of the cruise industry, as women are smashing through the glass ceiling, bringing a new energy and new ways of... 
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Jul 12, 2016Costa Diadema Welcomes Pepper, The Humanoid Robot Able To Interact With Guests
Costa Cruises is bringing 5 latest generation robots on board the flagship of the fleet, to entertain guests during their vacations.     Genoa, 12 July 2016 – Onboard Costa Diadema, flagship of the Costa Cruises fleet, was presented Pepper, the first robot in the world able to recognize main human emotions and proactively interact with the surrounding environment. Starting from today, five Pepper robots will be operative on all 7-day cruises of the Costa's flagship in th... 
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Jul 11, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Offers Travel Agents New ‘Cruise Night’ Sales And Marketing Kit
Features Key Resources for a Successful Cruise Night Event Including Invitations, Product Presentation, Tips, Client FAQs and More               MIAMI (July 11, 2016) – Travel agents can now access Carnival Cruise Line's new "Cruise Night Kit," a comprehensive sales and marketing tool featuring a variety of materials for planning a successful cruise night event. Carnival's new "Cruise Night Kit" can be accessed via ... 
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Jul 08, 2016Kick-off of the new edition of the project “ViviAmo la Città - Sei in Piazza San Marco”
San Marco Square will be staffed again this year by hostesses and stewards tasked with sensitizing residents and tourists to issues regarding appropriate conduct in the piazza.     Venice, July 8 2016 – Venice Municipal Administration, the Piazza San Marco Association and Costa Cruises  present the new edition of "ViviAmo la città - Sei in piazza San Marco" ("Let's live the town - You're in Piazza San Marco"), a project to sensitize residents and tourists to imp... 
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Jul 07, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 30 June 2016 Carnival plc had 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.    Although Carnival plc has 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival plc)... 
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Jul 07, 2016Costa Cruises Winner Of 3 Echo Awards Italy
Genoa, July 7 2016 – Costa Cruises has been rewarded for its innovative direct marketing campaigns by DMA -Direct Marketing Association Italy, on the occasion of the 2016 edition of the DMA Awards Italia.   The Italian cruise company has received a total of three Echo Awards: a gold award in the Travel & Hospitality/Transportation industry category as well as two special awards, one for Email marketing and the other for Data-Driven Marketing.   Thanks to the collab... 
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Jul 07, 2016Princess Cruises Honors “Love Boat” Captain Gavin MacLeod for 30 Years Serving as Global Ambassador
MacLeod to Appear as Celebrity Judge on "The Voice of the Ocean" SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 6, 2016) – Princess Cruises celebrated Gavin MacLeod today, the beloved award-winning actor who played Captain Merrill Stubing on the iconic "Love Boat" TV show, for his 30 years serving as the cruise line's global ambassador. The City of Santa Clarita, Calif., home of the world headquarters of Princess Cruises, honored MacLeod by proclaiming July 6 "Gavin MacLeod Princess Cruises Ambassador... 
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Jul 07, 2016Strictly, sequins and salsa - from Spain to Russia with P&O Cruises
Dates announced for 2017 Strictly themed cruises Strictly Come Dancing is back on board P&O Cruises in 2017 for more dazzling performances across the Med and Baltic from some of your favourite professional dancers and the outspoken judges everyone loves to hate. Guests can sit back and enjoy the sizzling shows, or get in on the action and try the Tango, Quickstep or Salsa. P&O Cruises senior vice president Paul Ludlow said: "We are the only holiday company to have... 
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Jul 07, 2016P&O Unveils Exciting New Features on Pacific Explorer
P&O Cruises will take holidaymakers on a voyage of discovery on its latest ship, Pacific Explorer, which will debut next year with exciting new features including two spectacular waterslides, a chilled barefoot bowls green and an elegant supper club for evening entertainment.   With Pacific Explorer's inaugural cruise from Sydney now less than one year away, P&O today unveiled details of the ship's multi-million dollar refurbishment.   Maintaining the cruis... 
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Jul 06, 2016Costa Asia Cooperates with Conde Nast Traveler to Launch First VR Video in China
Shanghai, July 6, 2016 – Costa Asia announced that the cruise line will release a 4K panoramic VR video of a cruise ship, produced by Conde Nast Traveler. The video will give viewers an interactive onboard experience of the ship for the first time in China's cruise industry. Costa Asia has long been an innovator in the cruise industry and this initiative further illustrates the cruise line's continuing commitment to innovation. Footage for the VR video was shot on Costa Fortuna, w... 
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Jul 05, 2016Holland America Line Wins ‘Seafarer of the Year’ Award from Lloyd’s List for ms Veendam’s Rescue of Pilot from Pacific Ocean
Ship's captain and crew recognized at 2016 Maritime Awards for humanitarianism   Seattle, Wash., July 5, 2016 — At the 2016 Lloyd's List North American Maritime Awards, the captain and crew of Holland America Line's ms Veendam were named "Seafarer of the Year" for the rescue of a pilot who ejected from his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean. Holland America Line received the award at a ceremony in New York in May.   The "Seafarer of the Year" award recognizes the skills, ... 
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Jul 05, 2016State-of-the-art medical care on all AIDA Cruises ships
Rostock cruise line and Rostock University Medical Center enter groundbreaking partnership in telemedicine   At the beginning of the 2016 vacation season, the cruise line AIDA Cruises and the Rostock University Medical Center are entering a groundbreaking partnership. The partnership will comprise work together in the area of telemedicine as an important element of primary medical care on board.   The goal is to bring special knowledge from the university to each sh... 
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Jul 04, 2016Whalesafe: Presentation Of The Sperm Whale Protection Protocol Of Conduct
Costa Cruises is the first shipping company to participate in the project     Genoa, July 4 2016 - This morning the Aquarium of Genoa played host to the presentation of the sperm whale protection protocol of conduct developed by the partners of the Whalesafe conservation project and co-financed by the European Union through the Life+ program, including the University of Genoa (Department of Physics and the Department of Earth Sciences, Environment and Life), Costa Eduta... 
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Jul 01, 2016AIDA Vacation Tour 2016: Breathe cruise air from Lake Constance to the Baltic
On Saturday, July 2, 2016, the big AIDA Vacation Tour gets underway in Starnberg am Starnberger See. Until the end of September the roadshow will be making stops at many other cities and popular vacation resorts from Lake Constance to the Baltic under the motto of "Holiday A New Way!" Visitors of all ages are invited to come along and discover the full diversity of the AIDA vacation world.   AIDA Cruises' new flagship – AIDAprima – which was christened in Hamburg by Emma Schwei... 
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Jul 01, 2016Costa Cruises' Guests Will Have The Chance To See The Superb Museo and Real Bosco di Capodimonte In Naples
The Italian Company and Naples' Museo and Real Bosco di Capodimonte announce an innovative partnership to promote and foster one of the most important parts of Italy's artistic, cultural and botanical heritage. Starting today, two new shore tours are being arranged on a weekly basis taking cruise guests from Costa ships to visit the Museo di Capodimonte picture gallery and the adjoining Bosco park:  between now and the end of 2017, about 80 Costa port calls are scheduled in Na... 
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Jun 30, 2016Holland America Line Partners with Seattle Mariners to Honor US Military Service through ‘Salute to Those Who Serve’ and to help Strike Out Cancer with ‘K’s for Kids’
Hometown Cruise Line Supports Community Outreach Programs and Seattle Mariners     Seattle, Wash., June 30, 2016 — Through an expanded partnership with the Seattle Mariners, Seattle's hometown cruise line is now the presenting sponsor of the "Salute to Those Who Serve" on-field recognition program honoring some of the men and women of the United States Military. And for the third season in a row, each strikeout thrown by a Seattle Mariners pitcher during a home game earn... 
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Jun 30, 2016Rediscover the Baltic Sea: On an AIDA cruise to Moscow, or from the rooftops of Stockholm
Shore excursions are highlights on any cruise. They offer guests unforgettable experiences and exclusive impressions of places and people. On the new Baltic Sea shore excursions with AIDA Cruises, guests can immerse themselves in Baltic culture and get to know different perspectives.   A special excursion is offered on the 10-day round-trip cruises with AIDAdiva. During a two-day stay in the former czar metropolis, St. Petersburg, guests take the high-speed train Sapsan to Rus... 
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Jun 29, 2016Fathom Unveils Details on New Cuba Onboard Programming
In addition to new onboard programming, Fathom partners with Cuban designer, Clandestina, to offer its merchandise on MV AdoniaMIAMI, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, today announced additional onboard activities designed to enrich travelers' cultural experience to Cuba aboard the MV Adonia. In addition to discovering an array of new onboard programming, travelers now have exc... 
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Jun 29, 2016P&O Launches Flagship Site for Agents
P&O Cruises has launched its first dedicated travel agent site – Flagship – designed to make it even easier to sell a P&O holiday.   Developed specifically for Australian and New Zealand agents, Flagship provides a central hub for information on P&O Cruises' product, as well as a range of agent marketing tools and an image and video gallery.   The website – flagship.pocruises.com.au – will also host a new online education program, Flagship College, aimed ... 
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Jun 28, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings And Additional $1 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization
MIAMI, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced adjusted net income of $370 million, or $0.49 diluted EPS for the second quarter of 2016 compared to adjusted net income for the second quarter of 2015 of $193 million, or $0.25 diluted EPS. For the second quarter of 2016, U.S. GAAP net income, which included unrealized gains on fuel derivatives of $242 million and $7 million of other expenses, was $605 million, or $0.80 diluted EPS. For the seco... 
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Jun 27, 2016Costa Group Asia Partners with Hello Kitty to Offer Themed Vacations in China
Costa Group Asia and Sanrio Company Ltd. will enter into a two-year strategic partnership to launch the first ever Hello Kitty design tailor-made for a cruise liner Shanghai, June 27, 2016—— Costa Group Asia together with Sanrio Company Ltd. announced the launch of the first Hello Kitty designed specifically for use on a seagoing vessel, providing exceptional cruise vacations for Chinese passengers in the upcoming summer. Under a two-year strategic partnership agreement, the sp... 
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Jun 27, 2016P&O Passengers Become First to Step Foot on Conflict Islands
P&O Cruises' Pacific Jewel made history last week becoming the first cruise ship to call at one of the most remote island groups in the world - the Conflict Islands in Papua New Guinea. The uninhabited islands became P&O's latest cruise destination – and eighth port in Papua New Guinea – when the 2000-guest ship anchored off Panasesa Island last Tuesday. The historic call was part of a landmark partnership for the region, with the cruise line working closely with entreprene... 
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Jun 27, 2016Costa Cruises Announces New Highlights For Its Itinerary In The Emirates: Private Beach Resorts And Exclusive Activities On Sir Bani Yas Island
From December 2016 through March 2017, Costa Cruises' guests holidaying on board the Costa neoRiviera on 7-day cruises to the United Arab Emirates and Oman will be able to spend a relaxing day on the beach of Sir Bani Yas Island, which will be reserved for their calls exclusive use.   Genoa – June 27, 2016 – Costa Cruises (www.costacruise.com) has announced important news for its 2016/2017 winter season in the UAE:  the Italian cruise company is enhancing its "Jewels of the... 
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Jun 27, 2016Holland America Line Hosts American Cancer Society’s ‘A Toast to Life’ Fundraiser Luncheon on board ms Amsterdam in Seattle
Seattle, Wash., June 27, 2016 — At a recent fundraising luncheon for Seattle's American Cancer Society chapter aboard ms Amsterdam, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford spoke about his company's commitment to raising money that will save lives and help end cancer. The cruise line hosted the fundraiser Sunday, June 12, at the Port of Seattle as a launch event for Hope Gala, an ASC black-tie celebration, live auction and exclusive dining experience to be held in September... 
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Jun 23, 2016Cunard Reveals Queen Mary 2 Remastered
Multi-million dollar investment refurbishes the world's only ocean transatlantic linerJune 23, 2016 - Cunard's flagship liner Queen Mary 2 will set sail this month on her first voyage following an investment in the region of $132 million, one of the most significant refurbishments undertaken by the world's most venerable passenger shipping line, now marking 176 years in operation.On 23rd June the remastered liner will sail into Southamp... 
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Jun 22, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates Opening of Splash Island at Atlanta’s Adams Park with Fun-filled Event for Local Community
Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting and Plaque Unveiling Highlight Day's Activities as Residents Enjoy Park's Newest Attraction Funded in Part by Carnival, Featuring Appearances by Former Hawks Player and Nine-Time NBA All-Star, Dominique Wilkins and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed MIAMI (June 21, 2016) — Today, Carnival Cruise Line, along with community dignitaries and local families, celebrated the opening of Splash Island at Atlanta’s historic Adams Park. The interactive red, white and bl... 
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Jun 22, 2016Princess Cruises Announces Thirst-Quenching Sip & Sail Cruise Promotion
Sale Features Free All-Inclusive Beverage Package and Specialty Dining for Two  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (June 21, 2016) – Princess Cruises today announced a thirst-quenching deal with the Sip & Sail cruise promotion offering free all-inclusive beverages, plus an early booking bonus offer of free specialty dining for bookings made before July 5, 2016. More than 350 cruise vacations for Summer 2017 to Spring 2018 are on sale to destinations around the globe. In addition to grea... 
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Jun 21, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On Second Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has scheduled a conference call with analysts for 10:00 a.m. (EDT); 3:00 p.m. (BST), Tuesday, June 28, 2016, to discuss the company's second 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.       To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:h... 
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Jun 20, 2016Dinner party for 8? Here's advice from experts who host dinner for thousands
MIAMI, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When you prepare for your next dinner party, consider what it must be like to entertain a ship full of guests every night, seven days a week. On your cruise vacation you can pick up valuable tips for your own home entertaining, from experts who host dinner for thousands.      In fact, hotel directors, chefs and maître d's say they frequently receive requests for take-home entertainment advice, whether about napkin folding, specific recipes that... 
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Jun 17, 2016Costa Cruises And The Ligurian Regional Administration Join Forces To Promote Tourism In Savona: New Local Tours Of Discovery Of The Township From The End Of June
Cruisers arriving in Savona on the Italian company's ships will be able to go on new walking tours leaving from the Palacrociere cruise terminal, visiting the Cappella Sistina, Priamar Fortress and Torre del Brandale and including stops with tasting of typical local products Genoa – June 17, 2016 – Costa Cruises and the Ligurian Regional Administration have announced a brand new initiative designed to promote tourism in Savona.  Starting from the end of June, cruise guests arriving... 
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Jun 16, 2016Fathom Shares Onboard Entertainment Options and Flavorful Regionally Inspired Foods that Add to the Authentic Dominican Republic Travel Experience
MIAMI, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, today shared details of regional cuisine crafted by Fathom's globally recognized Dominican chef Emil Vega, who leads the development of Fathom's specialty restaurant concept Ocean Grill. Fathom also unveiled more details about its variety of onboard recreational activities. Award-winning veteran chef and ... 
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Jun 16, 2016Travel with AIDA to the most exciting children’s playgrounds
Summer time is vacation time! This summer, during the best weeks of the year, AIDA Cruises is offering its youngest guests a thrilling adventure program both on shore and on board the AIDA ships. The cruise company now has an extended excursion program in store for the whole family. While on an AIDA cruise, together with their parents, children and teenagers can experience the most beautiful and exciting leisure and theme parks in places such as Northern and Western Europe and the Mediter... 
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Jun 13, 2016Princess Reveals Next Stephen Schwartz Musical Production “Born to Dance”
Next Show in Industry-First Partnership Celebrates Broadway Dance Through Song Hits from Greatest Broadway Shows of All Time SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (June 9, 2016) – Princess Cruises today revealed the second musical production show created in collaboration with Oscar-, Tony- and Grammy-winning composer Stephen Schwartz and his team of professional creators, entitled – "Born to Dance" - a tribute to Broadway choreography featuring inspired performances that celebrate some of Broadway's... 
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Jun 13, 2016Holland America Line Collaborates with Top Sushi Chef, Andy Matsuda of the Sushi Chef Institute in Los Angeles
Matsuda to train shipboard chefs in the art of sushi making and to feature four unique rolls on Tamarind's dinner menu Seattle, Wash., June 13, 2016 — Whether it's a popular California roll or a more exotic sushi creation, Holland America Line's shipboard chefs are learning from the best in a collaboration with renowned Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda. Not only will Matsuda share his knowledge and train the shipboard chefs to ensure that the cruise line's staff is at the forefront of sushi trend... 
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Jun 08, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates Half a Million Guests
Carnival Cruise Line has marked up an impressive milestone, welcoming half a million passengers onto its Australia-based ships Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend since its debut Down Under in 2012. To celebrate the achievement, which took place during Carnival Spirit's current 11-night New Caledonia cruise, Carnival arranged a special welcome for first time cruisers, the Anderson family who tipped the cruise line over the magic 500,000 number. Briohney and Matt Anderson, both persona... 
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Jun 07, 2016P&O Cruises and Cunard “shine spotlight on end to end guest experience”
Carnival UK is enhancing the passenger experience by bringing onboard hotel operations together with brand and marketing teams across Cunard and P&O Cruises.   Among the changes, Simon Palethorpe becomes Cunard senior vice president and Paul Ludlow takes the role of P&O Cruises senior vice president, both overseeing expanded organisations. Carnival UK CEO David Noyes said: "This year has already seen us deliver some spectacular events, most notably Saturday Night Take... 
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Jun 07, 2016Carnival Foundation's $2.5 Million Donation Helps The Nature Conservancy Launch Online Atlas, Protect and Manage Conservation Efforts in the Caribbean
Second year of support from Carnival Corporation, the world's largest leisure travel company, helps leading conservation organization continue to protect world's vital marine areas Efforts include helping the Bahamas expand marine protection by over 11 million acres, establishing trust funds for seven countries in Caribbean and produce online atlas for ocean planning MIAMI, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure trave... 
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Jun 07, 201620 years of AIDA – A success story celebrates its anniversary
Cruise line announces AIDA Selection AIDA Cruises is celebrating its anniversary: Twenty years ago today, on June 7, 1996, the first ship in the AIDA fleet was christened by former first lady Christiane Herzog in Rostock/Germany and put into service. From the very beginning, AIDA has stood for innovation and product diversity like no other company in the industry. This will continue in its 20th year. Under the name "AIDA Selection," AIDA is presenting new, exceptional vacation experiences on c... 
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Jun 06, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Enters Partnership with TRAVELSAVERS and NEST Marketing Organizations
Agreement Gives Enhanced Benefits to TRAVELSAVERS and NEST Members   MIAMI (June 6, 2016) – Carnival Cruise Line has entered into a new partnership with TRAVELSAVERS, an international marketing organization with 2,500 independently owned, full-service travel agencies in more than 35 countries around the world, and NEST (Network of Entrepreneurs Selling Travel), the industry's first and only marketing group exclusively for home-based travel agents. As ... 
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Jun 06, 2016Holland America Line Celebrates Grand Opening of Denali Square Complex in Alaska with $20,000 Donation to Local School District
United States Senator Lisa Murkowski among distinguished attendeesPR Newswire – Seattle, Wash., June 6, 2016 Guests on Holland America Line's award-winning Alaska Land+Sea Journeys can now experience new dining, entertainment and amenities at the Denali Square complex located in the heart of the company's McKinley Chalet Resort at the gates of Denali National Park. To celebrate today's grand opening, Holland America Line presented the Denali Borough School District with a $20,000 check that w... 
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Jun 03, 2016Notification of Transaction of Director/PDMRs
MIAMI (June 3, 2016) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) was notified that on May 31, 2016 Michael Thamm, Chief Executive Officer of the Costa Group, sold 9,590 Carnival plc ordinary shares ("plc Shares"), with a nominal value of US$1.66 per ordinary share, on the London Stock Exchange at an average price of £34.33 per plc Share.  Following this transaction, Mr. Thamm continues to beneficially own 52,721 plc Shares. This notification relates to disclosures m... 
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Jun 02, 2016Fathom Offers Exclusive Inaugural Season Fares to the Dominican Republic
Carnival Corporation's new social impact brand, Fathom, offers fares starting at $499 to the Dominican RepublicMIAMI, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, continues to celebrate its inaugural season with special fares to the Dominican Republic. Guests who book social impact cruises to the Dominican Republic aboard Fathom through November 16, 2016 can book fares starting a... 
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Jun 02, 2016New Contest From Carnival Cruise Line Provides Travel Agents Opportunity to Host Their Own 'Ultimate Cruise Night' Event, Awards $13,000 In Prizes
MIAMI (June 2, 2016) – Carnival Cruise Line has launched the "Ultimate Cruise Night Contest"  which invites travel agents to share their most creative cruise night ideas for the opportunity to win $1,000 to use toward hosting their own cruise party, along with a grand prize of $5,000 in cash. Starting today through June 13, 2016, travel agents can enter to win their share of $13,000 in total prizes by submitting their best cruise night idea via the line's travel agent Internet ... 
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Jun 01, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 14, 2016, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on June 17, 2016, to shareholders of record on May 27, 2016. 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 dividend... 
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May 31, 2016Old Sailor Superstitions Still Bring Good Luck to Today's Cruise Ships
Traditions dating to seafarer days centuries ago to bring good luck remain alive and well with coins for "divine protection," godmother blessings for new ships, no whistling in the wheelhouse and spilled rum for Neptune. And for good measure, step aboard the ship with your right foot first.MIAMI, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariners tend to be superstitious. They don't like to rock the boat, so to speak. So even in the 21st century, with modern cruise ships sailing guests around the world in ex... 
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May 31, 2016Princess Cruises Announces 2017-2018 Americas Season
Featuring New Itineraries, Longer Port Stays, More Short Cruise Getaways and Transits Through New Panama Canal Locks SANTA CLARITA, Calif., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises has announced its 2017-2018 Americas cruise itineraries from Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 including sailings to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii, and the California Coast. The array of cruise vacations range from three to 28 days and went on sale May 19. In total, 11 ships with 230 departures on mo... 
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May 31, 2016Thousands of Cane Toads Set to Invade NSW Tomorrow as First Origin Cruise Sails into Sydney
In a colourful sea invasion from the north, a ship load of rugby league fans and ex-players will sail into Sydney tomorrow morning on the first ever Holden State of Origin cruise from Brisbane.   P&O Cruises' Pacific Dawn will arrive in Sydney about 630am, cruising past the Opera House about 645am and docking at White Bay about 730am for a special overnight visit, with all guests receiving entry and transfers to the Origin opener as part of the cruise fare.   With... 
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May 30, 2016All For Fun and Fun For All: Carnival Hosts The People’s Cruise as Hamish & Andy Head to Sea for the Biggest Broadcast from the Pacific
In what is believed to be one of the world's biggest and boldest broadcasts at sea, Carnival Cruise Line is hosting fun-loving radio presenters Hamish and Andy and a "ship load" of their listeners onboard Carnival Spirit for an unprecedented five-day live show which will be heard across Australia via satellite from the heart of the South Pacific.   Dubbed "The People's Cruise" with Hamish & Andy, the voyage will see about 110 listeners join the duo as they present their dr... 
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May 27, 2016P&O Cruises celebrates with award-winning English wines
P&O Cruises is celebrating all things British for English Wine Week (May 28 – June 5). The holiday giant has introduced two English wines from Chapel Down, Kent and will be showcasing its superb selection of award-winning British still and sparkling wines throughout the week on board its ships. Britain's white and sparkling wines are internationally lauded and increasingly in demand. The cool climate allows grapes to develop complexity and elegance as they ripen slowly and the r... 
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May 26, 2016Carnival Vista's Two-Deck Cloud 9 Spa: A Seagoing Oasis Of Tranquility And Relaxation
Infrared Sauna and Hammam Chamber Among Array of Options for Personal Pampering and Rejuvenation MIAMI, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For those looking to unwind and relax, the new Carnival Vista has a lot to ahhh about. The luxurious two-level Cloud 9 Spa features an array of chill-worthy amenities, including Carnival's first infrared sauna and Hammam Chamber, as well as special "experience showers" that provide a soothing fragrance element, a large heated whirlpool, four steam chambers and a... 
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May 26, 2016Football Fever on AIDA Ships for the Euro 2016 Championship
From June 10th onward, all eyes in the world of football will be on France, and the guests aboard AIDA ships will be at the party too, cheering on and celebrating their favorite teams. Every game of the Euro 2016 Championship will be broadcasted live on all eleven AIDA ships, and large public screenings will be held on board. Unforgettable highlights will include the German national team games, the semifinals, and the final tournament. The fever will increase even more at AIDA, as the gam... 
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May 25, 2016Carnival Corporation's Holland America Line Welcomes ms Koningsdam to Fleet; Dedication Ceremony Features Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
Holland America Line's newest ship introduces the brand's Pinnacle class, combining classic hallmarks with new onboard offerings Carnival Corporation has received three of its four new ships scheduled for 2016 and has a total of 15 new ships scheduled for delivery between 2016 and 2020 MIAMI, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, welcomed Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam into its fleet wit... 
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May 25, 2016Seabourn Opens New Signature Restaurant, The Grill by Thomas Keller, on Seabourn Quest
SEATTLE, May 24, 2016 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has announced the opening of its new signature restaurant, The Grill by Thomas Keller, on Seabourn Quest. With a menu, wine list and ambience inspired by a classic American chophouse, The Grill is a collaboration between three-star Michelin chef Thomas Keller and designer Adam D. Tihany, exclusively for Seabourn. The Grill by Thomas Keller officially opened for dinner on Seabourn Quest on May 21, ... 
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May 24, 2016Fathom and Ashoka Partner to Help Every Traveler be a Changemaker
Carnival Corporation's new brand enlists world-renowned Ashoka to help bring out the changemaker in everyone MIAMI, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, today announced that Ashoka, the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, has developed select onboard programming for sailings to the Dominican Republic and Cuba. Together, Fathom and Ashoka have created a replicable t... 
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May 24, 2016Carnival Corporation Consolidates Media Planning, Buying with Omnicom's PHD
World's largest leisure travel company partners with leading media buying firm, PHD, to consolidate and strategically coordinate global media buying for seven of its 10 brands in North America and the UK Consolidation from six agencies to a single firm for the two regions expected to drive higher demand for cruising and generate significant savings on the company's more than $100 million annual media spend MIAMI, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:... 
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May 23, 2016Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Named Holland America Line’s New ms Koningsdam at a Ceremony in Rotterdam
Elegant event celebrated Holland America Line's rich Dutch history steps from where the company was founded more than 143 years ago Seattle, Wash., May 23, 2016 — In a ceremony rich with history and meaning, Holland America Line held a Dedication Ceremony for ms Koningsdam May 20 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands officially blessed the bell and named Koningsdam on board the ship in front of invited dignitaries, cruise guests, travel partners... 
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May 23, 2016Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Named Holland America Line’s New ms Koningsdam at a Ceremony in Rotterdam
Elegant event celebrated Holland America Line's rich Dutch history steps from where the company was founded more than 143 years ago Seattle, Wash., May 23, 2016 — In a ceremony rich with history and meaning, Holland America Line held a Dedication Ceremony for ms Koningsdam May 20 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands officially blessed the bell and named Koningsdam on board the ship in front of invited dig... 
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May 20, 2016Holland America Line Looks to the Future and Honors the Past by Naming Next Pinnacle Class Ship ms Nieuw Statendam
Sister ship to ms Koningsdam is scheduled to set sail in Fall 2018Seattle, Wash., May 20, 2016 — Holland America Line announced today that the name of the next Pinnacle Class ship set for delivery in fall 2018 will be ms Nieuw Statendam. Honoring the company’s past while keeping its eyes on the future, Nieuw Statendam will be the sixth ship in Holland America Line’s history to bear the name Statendam. It will be built at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy, and construction will beg... 
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May 20, 2016Seattle’s Mayor Proclaims Friday, May 20, ‘Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line Day’ in Honor of Holland America Line
Proclamation recognizes the company’s contributions to local and state economies Seattle, Wash., May 20, 2016 — In recognition of Holland America Line’s more than 30-year history in the city and its contributions to the local and Washington state economies, Seattle Mayor Edward B. Murray issued a proclamation naming today “Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line Day.” The proclamation also marks the official dedication ceremony for Holland America Line’s newest cruise ship, ms Koningsdam, which... 
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May 19, 2016Carnival Australia Insists Pacific Jewel Followed Correct Low Sulfur Changeover Procedures And Disagrees With EPA Finding
Carnival Australia, which operates P&O Cruises, has disagreed with the NSW EPA’s penalty notice that Pacific Jewel breached the new regulation for cruise ships to use low sulfur fuel while at berth in Sydney Harbour.In appealing against the finding, Australia’s largest cruise company has called on the EPA to review the penalty notice on the basis that it failed to take into account available technical information that would have confirmed the ship had completed the changeover to... 
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May 18, 2016A Time to Share - Chef Curtis Stone's Restaurant Arrives Down Under on Sun Princess
Australians can now enjoy a taste of Chef Curtis Stone's cuisine close to home with his first local restaurant arriving down under on Princess Cruises' superliner Sun Princess. While Australians are very familiar with the Melbourne-born chef, SHARE by Curtis Stone is the first opportunity to taste his cuisine locally. Curtis opened his first restaurant Maude in Beverly Hills in 2014 and is also in the midst of opening his second restaurant Gwen in Hollywood. His debut close... 
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May 18, 2016Carnival Corporation Receives Green Gateway Environmental Excellence Awards
Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises recognized at annual Port of Seattle ceremony SEATTLE, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc, (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was well represented last month at the sixth annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards, with three of its cruise line brands being recognized for environmental excellence. Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises were acknow... 
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May 15, 2016Thousands of Australians Head to Sea to Escape the Winter Blues
Thousands of holidaymakers will set sail from Sydney today on an epic 104-night world voyage, reflecting Australians' growing passion for international cruise holidays. The travellers will escape Australia's winter by heading north on Sea Princess on a journey which will visit 39 destinations in 27 countries and cover more than 28,000 nautical miles around the globe before returning to Sydney in late August. Despite their international travels, the guests are also escaping... 
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May 13, 2016Fathom Adds Sailing Dates Through December 2017
Carnival Corporation's new social impact brand, Fathom, extends Adonia's stay in CaribbeanDue to growing demand, Fathom adds sailing dates to Cuba and Dominican Republic, offering cultural immersion and educational, environmental and economic development impact activities MIAMI, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th brand, today announced additional sailing dates, extending Fathom MV Adonia's stay ... 
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May 13, 2016Premiere in the port of Hamburg: AIDAprima and AIDAsol to be supplied with clean electricity from LNG in Hamburg on May 14
The port of Hamburg will be celebrating a premiere relating to LNG supply this Saturday. On May 14, AIDAprima and AIDAsol will be the first two AIDA ships to be simultaneously supplied with and/or powered with energy produced from LNG (liquefied natural gas) while berthed in the port of Hamburg. AIDAprima´s Dual Fuel Motors will be supplied directly from an LNG truck at the cruise terminal in Steinwerder. AIDAsol will be supplied in the HafenCity via the LNG hybrid barge, "Hummel", with p... 
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May 13, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Makes Cruising More Social with New Wifi Plans
Carnival Cruise Line's guests will be well-connected following the launch of cheaper and faster internet and social media packages on the cruise line's Australia-based ships this month.   In a move which sets a new course for local cruisers, Carnival's enhanced internet access offers significantly increased bandwidth and speed, while its new social media package provides unlimited access to popular sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat from just $15 a day.  ... 
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May 12, 2016Seabourn Expands Partnership with Swarovski Optik
High-quality optical instruments now the "official binoculars" on all Seabourn Odyssey-class vessels, and one more - Seabourn Encore - to come  SEATTLE, May 12, 2016 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is expanding its partnership with Swarovski Optik to offer high-quality optical instruments aboard every vessel in its fleet. The partnership - which will provide Swarovski Optiks for guests and expedition staff to use on Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Sojourn... 
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May 12, 2016Carnival Vista Offers Nearly 30 Dining And Bar Venues Showcasing Diverse Flavors From Around The World
Most Innovative Carnival Ship Features Everything from Ji Ji Asian Kitchen and Cucina del Capitano Italian Restaurant to Seafood Shack and Havana Bar … and an Onboard Brewery! MIAMI, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- From authentic Asian delicacies and a New England–inspired seafood eatery to light bites with a Cuban flair, the new Carnival Vista offers an exciting and flavorful array of international dining choices.  Complementing the delicious fare is a wide variety of bars, lounges a... 
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May 12, 2016A New Itinerary Around The Maldives, Sri Lanka And India Makes The Indian Ocean Cruise Of Costa Cruises Unique
The new and exclusive two-week itinerary of Costa neoClassica to discover the colors of India and the beaches of the Maldives, for a unique and intense experience of culture and relaxation. Departures from December 15, 2016 to March 10, 2017 with flights to Male and Mumbai, and the possibility of dividing the cruise into two distinct 7-day segments. Genoa, May 12, 2016 – Costa Cruises sets its sights on the Indian Ocean, announcing the arrival, in the 2016-2017 winter season, ... 
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May 12, 2016P&O Cruises launch agent promotion to build on success of wave
- Win a five-night fam trip -   P&O Cruises is giving 50 agents the opportunity to win a fabulous five-night cruise to Amsterdam and Le Havre on board Azura in conjunction with its latest ‘Live the Life' campaign.   To be in with a chance of winning a place on the familiarisation trip departing October 2, 2016, agents simply need to sell a P&O Cruises holiday included in the campaign before June 30, 2016 and enter their booking reference online at completec... 
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May 11, 2016Princess 2017 Europe Offers Best of Mediterranean, Northern Europe and British Isles
Season Features Longer Stays and Overnights plus New "Global Partners + Local Experts" Authentic Experiences Onboard & Ashore  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 11, 2016) – The 2017 Europe cruise season offered by Princess Cruises showcases top-rated itineraries to iconic destinations and includes the cruise line's new "Global Partners + Local Experts" program, featuring enriching vacation experiences enhanced by combining deep destination knowledge with local experts.   Th... 
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May 11, 2016Guinness World Records™ Title For The World’s Largest Spritz Broken On Board The Costa Favolosa
The 1000-litre drink was made in about 2 hours, using a huge glass, located on the pool deck of the Costa Cruises ship.   Genoa, 11 May 2016 - Last night, on board the Costa Favolosa, a ship belonging to Italian company Costa Cruises, the Guinness World Records title for the World's largest Spritz was broken. Just over 1000 litres of the famous drink filled a huge glass, no less than 1.5 metres tall and 1.35 metres wide, in the evocative setting of the ship's outsi... 
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May 11, 2016Carnival Corporation Honors Arison Family with New Arison Maritime Center
Named to honor longtime board chairman Micky Arison and his father Ted, founder of the company, center will be the most progressive maritime center of its kind in world In traditional "handover" ceremony held in April, world's largest leisure travel company officially received keys to the still-under-construction Center for Simulator Maritime Training Academy, centerpiece of seven-acre Arison Maritime Center located outside Amsterdam Set to begin operations in July following a grand openin... 
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May 10, 2016Carnival Corporation's AIDA Cruises Welcomes AIDAprima to Fleet
Debut of AIDAprima, the company's most environmentally friendly ship, was celebrated with record attendance at Hamburg Port Anniversary as millions witness ship's christening in a ceremony featuring light show, music, fireworks and celebrity godmother AIDAprima also receives approval to become world's first cruise ship to be powered by LNG, the world's cleanest burning fossil fuel, while in port MIAMI, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the ... 
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May 10, 2016Costa Cruises And PortAventura World Sign a Partnership Agreement
The Italian company's guests visiting Barcelona will be able to enjoy the unique experience of PortAventura World, the largest destination resort in Europe, where the new theme park Ferrari Land is set to make its debut at the start of 2017.    Genoa, May 10, 2016 – A memorandum of understanding has been sealed on board the Costa Favolosa between Costa Cruises, Italian company leading in Europe, and PortAventura World, one of Europe's most-visited amusement parks.  ... 
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May 10, 2016New Carnival Vista Offers Huge Array of New Entertainment and Activities
Carnival Cruise Line is leading the way in onboard fun with its latest ship Carnival Vista featuring an unparalleled array of new entertainment and adrenaline-inducing thrill experiences, including the cruise industry's first IMAX Theatre at sea.   Other new highlights include SkyRide, an open-air cycling experience suspended high above the ship's top deck and Kaleid-O-Slide, a multi-sensory, 138-metre-long water tube slide.   The 3954-passenger ship, which debute... 
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May 09, 2016Carnival Valor Undergoes Extensive Makeover That Adds A Variety of Popular Dining and Bar Concepts
New Spaces Include Guy's Burger Joint, RedFrog Pub, Cocktail Pharmacy-Themed Alchemy Bar, BlueIguana Cantina Mexican Eatery and More   MIAMI (May 9, 2016) – In preparation for its new year-round program of three- and four-day voyages from Port Canaveral kicking off later this year, Carnival Valor has undergone an extensive renovation that added a variety of popular dining and bar concepts, including Guy's Burger Joint, RedFrog Pub, SkyBox Sports Bar, RedFrog Rum Bar, BlueI... 
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May 08, 2016AIDAprima successfully christened – Millions of people followed happening
A fantastic turnout with record attendance at the HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY thanks to Emma Schweiger and a spectacular christening event   1,6 million visitors of the 827th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY experienced one of the most spectacular christening events in cruise history. Several millions of people watched the festivities at the harbor, on television, online, and on Facebook when the young actress Emma Schweiger christened AIDAprima with the words: "You beautiful ship, I chri... 
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May 07, 2016AIDAprima successfully completes full test run for LNG operation in Hamburg
After approval of Environmental Protection Agency practical test is fully satisfying   Great joy in the port of Hamburg: AIDAprima completed the complete test run for LNG operation successfully and smoothly. The new cruise, ship which will be inaugurated tonight in a festive event, can such be operated with low-emission and environmentally friendly LNG (LNG = liquefied natural gas) in port.   Compared to the use of conventional marine diesel with 0.1 percent sulfur co... 
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May 06, 2016New Carnival Vista Offers Huge Array Of Entertainment, Thrill Features And New Activities
First IMAX Theatre at Sea, Sizzling New Playlist Productions Shows, SkyRide Suspended Aerial Cycling Experience and Multi--Sensory Kaleid-O-Slide Among the Ship's Many Attractions MIAMI, May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The stunning new Carnival Vista, currently on its maiden voyage, features an unparalleled array of entertainment and adrenaline-inducing thrill experiences, including the cruise industry's first IMAX Theatre at sea, SkyRide, an open-air cycling experience suspended high above the s... 
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May 06, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights And Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 30 April 2016 Carnival plc had 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.    Although Carnival plc has 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival plc... 
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May 05, 2016P&O Cruises Sails South to Dark Mofo and Serves Up More Tennis with New Cruise Range
P&O Cruises is adding a new edge to its local holiday offerings, with a special cruise to the unique Dark Mofo midwinter festival in Hobart.   Sailing from Sydney in June next year on the Pacific Jewel, the six-night cruise will spend three days in Hobart allowing guests to enjoy the art, food, music, light, film and oddities featured in the incredible annual celebration of the dark.   Priced from $599* per person quad share, the cruise includes entry to Tasmania'... 
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May 04, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Offers Special Savings For Active And Retired Service Members In Honor Of National Military Appreciation Month
Onboard Credits and Cabin Upgrades Available on Cruises Booked During May MIAMI, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the men and women who serve in the U.S. and Canadian military, Carnival Cruise Line is offering active and retired service members special savings and bonuses during May to mark National Military Appreciation Month. The promotion, which provides a $50 onboard credit per cabin and a two-category upgrade, can be combined with Carnival's highly attractive military rates. I... 
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May 04, 2016Princess Cruises Unveils New Club Class Mini-Suite Stateroom Category
New Stateroom Category Includes VIP Guest Services and Amenities:Exclusive Club Class Dining and In-Room Enhancements Featuring the New Princess Luxury Bed  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 4, 2016) –Princess Cruises' guests can choose a new premium stateroom category featuring VIP amenities and exclusive dining with the new Club Class Mini-Suite. This elevated mini-suite category features select perks including new Club Class Dining, a reserved dining area with expedited seating and expand... 
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May 04, 2016Princess Cruises Unveils New Club Class Mini-Suite Stateroom Category
Princess Cruises is set to offer guests a new premium stateroom category featuring VIP amenities and exclusive dining with the introduction of its Club Class Mini-Suite in December. The elevated mini-suite category features select perks including new Club Class Dining, a reserved dining area with expedited seating and expanded menu options, as well as priority embarkation and disembarkation. Club Class guests will also be among the first to sleep on the new Princess Luxury Bed. ... 
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May 03, 2016Carnival Corporation and Cuba Delegation celebrate Fathom's MV Adonia Arrival in Havana with Plaque Celebration
HAVANA, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the historic sailing of Carnival Corporation's first cruise to Cuba, a delegation today from Cuba participated in a plaque exchange ceremony on board by Adonia Captain David Box as the company's new Fathom line docked in Havana for day two of the seven-day cruise to three cities in Cuba. This longtime maritime tradition takes place when a ship arrives at a new port for the first time. Yesterday, Fathom's MV Adonia docked at Port of Havana - mar... 
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May 03, 2016Free city break on selected exotic fly-cruise holidays with P&O Cruises
Enjoy a complimentary city stay in Singapore and Sydney with P&O Cruises latest ‘Live the Life' promotion. Starting today customers can choose from a fantastic free city stay either side of a cruise or extra on board spending money on a selection of exotic fly-cruise holidays in 2017.   Available on five exotic fly-cruise holidays when booking an outside cabin and above by June 30, 2016, guests can benefit from additional on-board spending money or up to three nights' hote... 
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May 02, 2016Carnival Corporation Arrives in Havana to Complete Historic Voyage from U.S. to Cuba
Company's new Fathom brand arrived in the Port of Havana this morning, becoming the first U.S. cruise line to sail from U.S. to Cuba in over 50 years Fathom's premium small ship Adonia officially begins every-other-week, seven-night voyages to three ports of call in Cuba MIAMI, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, sailed into Havana this morning completing the first leg of its historic inaugural voyag... 
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May 02, 2016AIDA Cruises: Emma Schweiger to christen AIDAprima on May 7, 2016, as highlight of the HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY
AIDAprima, the eleventh member of the AIDA fleet, will be christened by Emma Schweiger (13) on May 7, 2016, as a glamorous highlight of the 827th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY. With her down-to-earth, cheerful personality, the young actress embodies the fresh and unconventional spirit that the successful brand AIDA stands for like no other.   With the slogan "Holiday a new way!" AIDA Cruises, the main sponsor of the 827th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY, will be presenting a variety of vac... 
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May 02, 2016Costa Cruises Debuts New Areas Dedicated To Peppa Pig On Board The Costa Diadema
Costa unveils the first cruise ship to inaugurate new internal and external areas for children dedicated to Entertainment One's pre-school phenomenon Peppa Pig   Genoa, May 2 2016 – Costa Cruises is ready to welcome and amaze all children enjoying a vacation on board the Costa Diadema: in fact, Costa's flagship is the first cruise ship in the world to treat its small guests to internal and external areas completely dedicated to Peppa Pig. Created in collaboration with Leolandia ... 
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Apr 29, 2016Holland America Line Kicks Off Seattle’s Alaska Cruise Season Friday, April 29, with Arrival of ms Nieuw Amsterdam
Hometown cruise line contributes more than $547 million to statewide economy Seattle, Wash., April 29, 2016 — Holland America Line's ms Nieuw Amsterdam arrived at the Port of Seattle today, Friday, April 29, 2016, marking the start of the city's summer Alaska homeport cruise season. The line increased its Seattle calls this year to 55, and three Holland America Line ships will sail roundtrip Seattle routes in 2016: ms Westerdam arrives Saturday, May 7; ms Amsterdam arrives Sunday, ... 
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Apr 28, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Takes Delivery Of New 133,500-Ton Carnival Vista
Line's Newest, Largest and Most Innovative Ship Set to Debut from Trieste, Italy, May 1 MIAMI, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At a traditional maritime handover ceremony held earlier today at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Carnival Cruise Line took delivery of its newest, largest and most innovative ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista. The 3,954-passenger ship will reposition to Trieste, Italy, where it will depart on its maiden voyage May 1, kicking off a summer schedule in Europe t... 
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Apr 28, 2016World's Best Cruise Destinations? Ship Captains Offer Advice & Tips
 MIAMI, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise ship captains travel the world, from sea to shining sea. So asking which is their favorite destination is like asking an artist to name a favorite creation or asking a parent to name a favorite child.Still, ship masters repeatedly visit ports of call, becoming familiar with not only the local waters but also with spectacular sights that can be seen from the ship as well as the culture and lifestyles they and their passengers experience on land.W... 
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Apr 28, 2016AIDAdiva kicked off cruise season in Rostock-Warnemünde
With 41 arrivals, AIDA Cruises is the city's most important cruise partner   AIDAdiva kicked off the cruise season in Rostock-Warnemünde on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The 252-meter-long and 32.2-meter-wide ship arrived from Göteborg with some 2,300 guests on board rounding out its 13-day cruise from Tenerife to Rostock-Warnemünde. Yet that same evening, it is "Anchors aweigh!" for AIDAdiva guests on a 4-day cruise to Oslo and Copenhagen.    With 41 arrivals this y... 
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Apr 27, 2016AIDAprima: Maiden call at Southampton
On the morning of April 27, 2016, AIDAprima, the new flagship of AIDA Cruises, docked in Britain's Southampton port for the first time as part of a four-day short cruise.   From May 3, 2016 onwards, AIDAprima will always be visiting Southampton on Mondays. This British port is one of the highlights on the seven-day cruises to Western Europe's most beautiful metropolises offered by AIDA Cruises from Hamburg on board AIDAprima.   AIDAprima is the first cruise ship to dep... 
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Apr 26, 2016New Culinary Experiences to Debut on Cunard's Queen Mary 2 Remastered
SOUTHAMPTON, England, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Already renowned and acclaimed for creating some of the finest cuisine served in the most glamourous surroundings at sea, Cunard is proud to introduce new dining options as well as a host of enhancements to each of the liner's existing restaurants during Queen Mary 2's major refit taking place in June.Queen Mary 2 Remastered will see the creation of the entirely new Carinthia Lounge that will serve alternative breakfast and lunchtime offerings... 
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Apr 25, 2016Fathom Makes Successful Social Impact Debut with Inaugural Voyage to Dominican Republic
Carnival Corporation's 10th and newest brand, Fathom and its Guests Begin Making Positive Impact in Dominican Republic in Economic Development, Education and EnvironmentHaving Created the New Travel Category of Social Impact, Fathom Is Accepting Bookings for its 7-Day Voyages Every Other Week from Miami to the Dominican Republic SEATTLE, April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, ret... 
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Apr 25, 2016Princess Cruises Changes Course to Berth at Cairns Cruise Terminal
Princess Cruises has announced that its three Australian-based ships – Sun Princess, Sea Princess and Dawn Princess – will start docking at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal on the city foreshore from June, following new simulator exercises which have shown the ships can safely traverse the channel to the city's harbour. The move is great news for the local economy with tens of thousands of Princess passengers now having immediate access to Cairns from the cruise terminal, instead o... 
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Apr 25, 2016Seabourn's Unesco Partnership Brings More World Heritage Experts on Board Through 2016 Spring and Summer
SEATTLE, April 25, 2016 - As part of its continuing partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is welcoming its next group of prominent speakers as a part of its multi-faceted Seabourn Conversations enrichment and special guest entertainment program. Conversation topics will include culture, heritage, history, and the importance of sustainable tourism in preserving World Heritage Si... 
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Apr 22, 2016Holland America Line Receives Sixth Consecutive Green Gateway Award from Port of Seattle for Environmental Stewardship
Line also captures Technology Innovator award from Port of Seattle Seattle, Wash., April 22, 2015 — The Port of Seattle presented Holland America Line with its sixth consecutive Green Gateway Award. The Port of Seattle also presented Seattle's hometown cruise line with the Technology Innovator award.   The Port of Seattle presents the Green Gateway Awards annually to cruise and commercial lines that call at the port and whose environmental efforts are deemed worthy of reco... 
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Apr 22, 2016Costa Cruises Chooses KLM’s New Genoa-Amsterdam Flight To Take Its Dutch Guests On A Cruise
The Italian company will offer its Dutch, Belgian and North European guests "flight&cruise" packages that include KLM's new Genoa-Amsterdam flight and cruises in the Mediterranean on board the Costa Diadema and the Costa Fascinosa, with departures every Saturday from Savona.   Genoa, April 22 2016 – Costa Cruises is taking full advantage of KLM's new Genoa-Amsterdam flight, inaugurated today at the Cristoforo Colombo Airport in Genoa. In fact, the Italian company will use... 
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Apr 22, 2016Breaking News - Cuba Travel And Carnival Corporation Media Conference Call Today At 10 AM Eastern Time
PRESS BRIEFING TODAY AT 11:15 AM EASTERN TIME Major News Regarding Cuba Travel and Carnival Corporation's New Fathom Brand and Its Historic Inaugural Voyage from Miami to Cuba Join Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald for Two Press Events: Media Q&A Call at 10 AM ET Press Briefing at 11:15 AM ET at Carnival Corporation Headquarters   WHAT       On behalf of Roger Frizzell, chief communications officer for Carnival Corporation, you are invi... 
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Apr 22, 2016Carnival Corporation to Sail to Cuba with All Travelers, Including Cuban-Born Passengers
Cruise ships and other commercial vessels are now approved to carry persons born in Cuba Carnival Corporation's Fathom brand will be first cruise company to sail from U.S. to Cuba in over 50 years Starting May 1, Fathom begins every-other-week, 7-day voyages to three ports of call in Cuba MIAMI, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it will sail as planned from the U.S. t... 
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Apr 21, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Appoints Kathy Mayor as Chief Marketing Officer
MIAMI (April 21, 2016) — Following an extensive global search, Carnival Cruise Line has hired Kathy Mayor as chief marketing officer. Mayor possesses wide-ranging experience in an array of marketing disciplines including e-commerce, digital and loyalty marketing, customer relationship management, business development and product and brand management. In her new role as CMO, Mayor is responsible for driving Carnival Cruise Line's marketing strategy across a variety of platforms includin... 
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Apr 21, 2016Her first call at port: AIDAprima says hello to Hamburg
On the morning of April 21, 2016, AIDAprima, the new flagship of AIDA Cruises, entered the Port of Hamburg. At around 8 am, the 300-meter-long ship docked for the first time at the Cruise Center Hafencity West. The plaque to commemorate this first call at port was presented to Captain Detlef Harms – who as the senior officer on board will put AIDAprima into operation – by Senator for Commerce, Frank Horch and the deputy port captain, Andreas Brummerman in the morning during a formal cerem... 
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Apr 20, 2016Arrival Of Port Canaveral's Newest Cruise Ship, Carnival Magic, Celebrated Today, Along With Official Grand Opening Of The Ship's New Guy Fieri-Designed BBQ Restaurant
Carnival Magic Joins Carnival Valor, Carnival Victory, and Carnival Sunshine to Offer Widest Variety of Cruise Lengths and Itineraries from Space Coast MIAMI, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line and the Canaveral Port Authority hosted a special event earlier today to celebrate the arrival of the Space Coast's newest ship, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic, and mark the official grand opening of the ship's new Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse designed by Food Network star G... 
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Apr 20, 2016Pacific Eden Captain and Senior Officers to Help Commemorate Anzac Tradition in Fremantle’s Anzac Day Parade
P&O Cruises' Pacific Eden Captain Gavin Pears and the ship's senior officers will participate in Fremantle's Anzac Day Parade as they join the local community in commemorating the Anzac tradition of service and sacrifice.   Pacific Eden will be in port in Fremantle on Anzac Day and many arriving passengers will have already taken part in a poignant Dawn Service on board.   Captain Pears thanked the City of Fremantle and the Fremantle RSL Sub Branch for inviting... 
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Apr 20, 2016LNG supply of AIDAprima: Shell becomes the new strategic partner of AIDA Cruises
Contract signed for AIDAprima's first docking in Rotterdam   On the occasion of AIDAprima's first docking in Rotterdam on April 19, 2016, AIDA Cruises and Shell sealed their partnership for the future supply of LNG to AIDAprima and her sistership AIDAperla. AIDAprima is the world's first cruise ship which can be operated in an environmentally friendly way in port with liquefied natural gas (LNG). This leads to a major reduction in emissions when docked. As the exclusive strateg... 
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Apr 19, 2016AIDAprima sets highest standards in emission control
LNG operation in the ports of AIDAprima's Metropolitan routes in preparation   AIDAprima, the new flagship from Germany's leading cruise line, AIDA Cruises, is setting standards with regards to environmental and climate protection. No other ship has more modern eco-technology on board. AIDAprima is the world's first cruise ship to feature a dual-fuel engine and can be operated with low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the time spent docked at port. It also features tw... 
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Apr 18, 2016Notification of Transaction of Directors/PDMRS
MIAMI (April 18, 2016) - Following its annual shareholders' and Boards of Directors' meetings held between April 12 - 14 in New York City, New York, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced grants of restricted shares to non-executive directors and grants of performance-based restricted stock units ("Performance RSUs") to certain executive directors and PDMRs. Non-Executive Director Share Grants Effective on April 14, 2016 grants of restricted shares in Carni... 
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Apr 18, 2016Carnival Extends Time In Port In Cozumel To Provide Exciting New Shore Excursion Choices On The Island And Mexico's Mainland
New Extra-Long 'Cozumel Plus' Tours Include Swimming with Whale Sharks, Exploring Undersea Caverns, Visits to Centuries-Old Ruins, Including Chichen Itza, and More MIAMI, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line has extended the length of time its ships spend in Cozumel, Mexico, on more than 750 voyages, providing guests with even more opportunities to experience and explore one of the Caribbean's most diverse vacation destinations.   On "Cozumel Plus" itineraries, guests now ha... 
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Apr 18, 2016Chef Curtis Stone's SHARE Restaurant Set to Debut Down Under on Sun Princess This Month
Australian holidaymakers will be able to enjoy the first taste of Curtis Stone's cuisine close to home, with the celebrated Australian chef's acclaimed new restaurant SHARE now featuring on Princess Cruises' superliner Sun Princess following a multi-million dollar refurbishment this month. As part of the chef's exclusive partnership with the cruise line, SHARE by Curtis Stone has been added to select Princess ships with Sun Princess the first to offer the signature restaurant down ... 
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Apr 18, 2016Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Named Godmother
Twelfth Holland America Line ship to be christened by a member of the Dutch Royal Family     Seattle, Wash., April 18, 2016 — Holland America Line's tradition will continue when Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands christens Holland America Line's new Pinnacle-class ship, ms Koningsdam, in a ceremony in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 20, 2016, on board the ship. The 2,650-guest ship is the first in a new class of vessel for the line.   Members o... 
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Apr 18, 2016Carnival Corporation Continues Talks with Cuba, Now Accepting Bookings for Cuba Voyages from All Travelers on Its Fathom Brand
Company remains optimistic Cuba will allow cruise ships to operate in the same manner as airline charter operations to Cuba Fathom updates reservation process -- accepting all travelers wanting to book cruises to Cuba Carnival Corporation will be first cruise company in over 50 years to sail from U.S. to Cuba with Fathom, starting with its historic inaugural voyage on May 1, 2016 Company to delay Cuba voyages if decision is delayed MIAMI, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corpo... 
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Apr 15, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Receives Inaugural Program Innovator Award And 2016 Green Gateway Partners Award From Port of Seattle
Awards Recognize Cruise Line's Outstanding Environmental Stewardship MIAMI, April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line is the first recipient of Port of Seattle's inaugural Program Innovator Award and also received the port's Green Gateway Partners Award, honoring the cruise line's commitment to environmental stewardship. Rabih Aboudargham, director, environmental operations for Carnival Cruise Line, accepted the honors yesterday at Port of Seattle's Cruise Annual All Agency Pre-... 
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Apr 15, 2016Results of Annual General Meeting
MIAMI (April 15, 2016) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) held its annual shareholders' meetings this week in New York, New, York, United States of America, and has announced that all of the resolutions recommended by the Boards of Directors were passed at the annual general meetings. The results of the polls conducted at the annual general meetings will be available on the Carnival Corporation & plc website at www.carnivalcorp.com and www.carnivalplc.com. ... 
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Apr 15, 2016The Costa Group Continues to Grow in China and Asia with the Deployment of the Costa neoRomantica in April 2017
The Costa neoRomantica will be the fifth Costa ship based year-round in Asia, offering cruises marketed for local guests. She will reach Shanghai on April 10, 2017 after a 23-day positioning cruise departing from Mauritius.     Genoa, April 15, 2016 – The Costa Group today announced that starting in April 2017 the Costa neoRomantica (56,800 gross tonnage and 1800 total guests) will be based in Asia year-round. She will be the fifth Costa ship deployed regularly in A... 
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Apr 15, 2016Lars Ljoen is Executive Vice President at Carnival Maritime
Hamburg, April 15, 2016 – Effective today, Lars Ljoen (46) will take over the position of Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Carnival Maritime, the marine service unit of the Costa Group in Hamburg. Besides further advancing the unit's performance, he will be responsible for supervising the departments Fleet Governance, Cruise Preparation & Projects, Cruise Execution as well as Continuous Improvement and the Fleet Operations Center. The native Norwegian shows a long track re... 
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Apr 14, 2016P&O Cruises Embarks on Biggest Ever WA Season
Western Australia's economy is about to get a multi-million dollar injection with P&O Cruises today launching its biggest ever season of cruising from Fremantle.   Over the next three months, the cruise line's latest ship Pacific Eden will sail from the WA port on a series of 16 cruises, which is expected to generate more than $20 million for the state in passenger and crew spending, supplies and port charges.   During its season Pacific Eden will carry more tha... 
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Apr 14, 2016Cunard's Queen Mary 2 Partners with Celebrity Auction House Julien's Auctions to Showcase Extensive Marilyn Monroe Collection
Highlights from the world's largest Marilyn Monroe collection to be displayed on August 9 Transatlantic Crossing SOUTHAMPTON, England, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cunard, the cruise line known around the world for glamourous ocean travel, will pay homage to one of the world's most captivating Hollywood icons when Queen Mary 2 showcases highlights from the world's largest Marilyn Monroe Collection on the line's signature Transatlantic Crossing, August 9-16, 2016.Celebrity auction house Ju... 
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Apr 14, 2016Carnival Corporation Joins U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance to Combat Illegal Wildlife Products
World's largest leisure travel company will use its global resources to provide education and awareness to employees, passengers and suppliers to help reduce purchase and sale of illegal wildlife products MIAMI, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc, (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced it is among the newest corporate partners of the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance, a coalition of non-profit organizations, companies, foundat... 
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Apr 14, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Increases Dividend By 17 Percent
MIAMI, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.35 per share, an increase of 17 percent. "The increase in our quarterly dividend follows a 20 percent increase less than a year ago and reflects our sustained earnings improvement and growing net cash flow which is forecasted to reach $4.5 billion in 2016," said Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation & plc President and Chief Executive Officer.  "The inc... 
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Apr 12, 2016See New Zealand by Sea – Princess Releases Stunning Time-lapse Video
Princess Cruises has marked the launch of its latest cruise program by releasing an amazing video capturing a ship's-eye view of one of its cruises around New Zealand. The time-lapse video follows Princess' elegant Golden Princess on a 13-night voyage around New Zealand as it cruises the tranquil waters of the country's stunning Fiordland and visits six different ports from Auckland, Tauranga, Gisborne and Wellington on the north island to Akaroa and Dunedin in the south. P... 
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Apr 12, 2016P&O Offers Cruisey New Way For Aussies to Explore Asia
P&O Cruises is offering the ultimate Asia escape this winter with amazing deals on Pacific Eden's inaugural Singapore season.   On sale until April 27, 2016, fares start from $849* per person quad share for a 14-night roundtrip cruise departing Singapore on August 13, 2016 and including visits to nine ports across Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Seven-night cruises are priced from $549* per person quad share.   With its boutique size making it ideal to c... 
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Apr 11, 2016Carnival Cruise Line, NFL's Houston Texans Announce Multi-Year Partnership
Partnership Kicks Off with Special Mother's Day Water Slide Race For Charity on Carnival Breeze in Galveston With Houston Texans Players DeAndre Hopkins and Brian Cushing MIAMI, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line, Texas' largest cruise operator, today announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with the NFL's Houston Texans, making Carnival the Official Cruise Line of the popular NFL franchise and expanding the line's presence in the fast-growing Texas market.    To cele... 
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Apr 08, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 31 March 2016 Carnival plc had 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.  Although Carnival plc has 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival plc).Therefore, the tota... 
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Apr 07, 2016Princess Cruises Announces First-Ever “Discovery at Sea Tours of the Year”
Awards Selected by Highest Guest Rankings for Favorite Discovery and Animal Planet Shore Excursions in Alaska and Europe  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 7, 2016) – Princess Cruises announced the first-ever "Discovery at Sea Tours of the Year" award, honoring top-ranked Discovery and Animal Planet shore excursions in Alaska and Europe from the 2015 cruise season. Winning tour operators were recognized at a special ceremony aboard Royal Princess in Ft. Lauderdale to honor the best shore... 
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Apr 05, 2016Help Wanted: New Cruise Ships Mean New - and Exciting - Career Opportunities for Thousands of People
There really is a butcher and a baker (among dozens of kitchen crew) as well as waiters, sommeliers, hotel staff, doctors, bookkeepers, the team on the bridge, electricians, plumbers, garbage men and a huge entertainment team, among jobs that need to be filled before a ship takes on guests.Experienced crew will come onboard from existing ships in the fleets – not all crew are new hires – but a new ship means many positions open, some unique to specific ships.For the Carnival Vista, officials nee... 
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Apr 05, 2016Notification of Transaction of Director/PDMRs
MIAMI (April 5, 2016) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) was notified on April 4, 2016 that on April 1, 2016 Richard Glasier, a member of Carnival Corporation & plc's Boards of Directors, exercised options to purchase 10,000 shares of Carnival Corporation common stock, with a nominal value of US$0.01 per share (the "Shares"), at $47.83 per Share.  The options were scheduled to expire on October 16, 2016.  Upon exercise, Mr. Glasier sold all 10,000 Shares on... 
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Apr 04, 2016Arrival Of New Orleans' Newest Cruise Ship, Carnival Triumph, Celebrated With Fun Charity Event On Board Benefiting Four Local Music Organizations
Latest Capacity Increase Will Result in 450,000 Carnival Cruise Passengers Annually From New Orleans - Most of Any Cruise Operator MIAMI, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the arrival of New Orleans' newest cruise ship, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Cruise Line and the Port of New Orleans today hosted an entertaining charity event with representatives from four local music organizations competing for $35,000 in donations to music charities. Trumpeter/vocalist Shamarr Allen, competin... 
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Apr 04, 2016New Video Series From Carnival Featuring Country Music Superstar Carrie Underwood Highlights Military Families Of Honor. Family. Fun. Initiative Benefiting Operation Homefront
Carnival Awards Vaughn Family Free Cruise While Underwood Invites Them to Private Concert for Military Families aboard Carnival Vista In New York in November 2016 MIAMI, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line today released the first in a new video series featuring heartwarming meet-and-greet opportunities between seven-time GRAMMY-award winning country superstar Carrie Underwood and U.S. military families recognized through the Honor. Family. Fun. program benefiting Operation Hom... 
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Apr 04, 2016Princess Cruises Continues Global Growth and Expansion with Two New Ship Orders
New Builds are the Fourth and Fifth Iteration of Royal-Class Vessels  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 4, 2016) — Princess Cruises announced that it has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new ships, entering into service in 2019 and 2020.   The finalization of the contract follows the announcement late last year of a memorandum of agreement between Princess Cruise's parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc and Fincantieri fo... 
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Apr 03, 2016New Cruise Era Begins as P&O Formalises Contract for First New Ship
P&O Cruises Australia has marked a major milestone in the creation of its first new ship, finalising its contract with shipbuilder Fincantieri in Italy on the weekend.   Launching in 2019, the 135,500-tonne vessel will be the first cruise ship built specifically for the Australian and New Zealand market.   The largest ship to join P&O Cruises' fleet, the new build will carry more than 4200 guests, offering double the capacity of the biggest cruise vessel cu... 
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Apr 03, 2016P&O Paves the Way for Cruise Holidays to Fraser Island
In a meticulously planned operation that has been several years in the making, P&O Cruises' Pacific Aria has become the largest ship to navigate the Great Sandy Strait, with her call to Fraser Island opening up the World Heritage-listed destination to cruise tourism.   At high tide this morning, the 55,820-tonne Pacific Aria entered the tidal strait to the west of Fraser Island, slowly cruising through the Great Sandy Strait – a succession of sheltered bays and sand flats –... 
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Apr 02, 2016Costa Group: Order with Fincantieri to Build Two New Ships for Costa Asia
The two  ships will be delivered in 2019 and 2020. They will be the 13th and  14th ships built in Italy by Fincantieri for Costa, with a total investment  worth more than 6 billion euro.Genoa, April  2, 2016 – The  Costa Group today announced an order for two new ships to be built by Italian  shipbuilder Fincantieri. The ships, each with  135,500 gross tons and carrying 4,200 guests,  will be  delivered in 2019 and 2020. They  will be operated by... 
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Apr 02, 2016Carnival Corporation Finalizes Contracts with Fincantieri to Build Five New Cruise Ships
Five new ships, to be built for Costa Asia, Princess Cruises and P&O Cruises Australia, will cater to growing cruise markets and enhance industry-leading fleet that has 16 new ships on order through 2020 World's largest leisure travel company finalizes new ship agreements during official handover ceremony for Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam, attended by Italy's Minister of Infrastructure and Transport MIAMI, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation ... 
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Apr 01, 2016P&O Cruises in the spotlight this April
Two TV shows and its biggest, most varied 2017/18 holiday collection launch ever put P&O Cruises top of the bill this April.    TV duo Ant and Dec hosting a special episode of ITV's award-winning Saturday Night Takeaway live from the top deck of P&O Cruises Britannia in Barcelona this Saturday (April 2,2016), marks the start of a bumper two weeks in the spotlight for the UK's leading cruise line.   Filmed in front of a live audience of p... 
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Apr 01, 2016Carnival Creates New Fun E-Collateral Marketing Library
Changes Made Based on Travel Agent Feedback Include New Flyer Categories, Enhanced Agent Customization and Optimized Navigation               MIAMI (April 1, 2016) – Carnival Cruise Line has redesigned its popular travel agent marketing collateral library with new e-flyer designs, enhanced customization options and greater ease of navigation. Enhancements to the “Fun eCollateral Library” are part of the line's Onboard wi... 
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Mar 31, 2016Holland America Line Takes Delivery of ms Koningsdam from Fincantieri Shipyard
New Pinnacle-Class features innovative venues, new experiences Seattle, Wash., March 31, 2016 — Holland America Line took delivery of ms Koningsdam today, March 31, 2016, officially making it the first Pinnacle-Class ship in the fleet. The signing ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following the signing, the Dutch flag was raised on the ship for the first time. Koningsdam is registered in the Netherlands.     The ship will soon make it... 
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Mar 30, 2016Celebrity cooking contest, Battlechefs, sails on to W with P&O Cruises
Battlechefs, the first ever celebrity-led cookery contest set at sea featuring P&O Cruises ship, Britannia, will air on UKTV's W weekdays at 7pm from Monday April 4, 2016.   Filmed across two Mediterranean cruises, ten amateur celebrity chefs sail from port to port learning how to cook local specialities. With their new found skills they take it in turns to command Britannia's cookery club kitchen before being judged by the infamous restaurateur, Marco Pierre White, the shi... 
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Mar 30, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Near Doubling Of Adjusted First Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced adjusted net income of $301 million, or $0.39 diluted earnings per share, for the first quarter of 2016 compared to adjusted net income for the first quarter of 2015 of $159 million, or $0.20 diluted earnings per share. For the first quarter of 2016, U.S. GAAP net income was $142 million, or $0.18 diluted earnings per share, which included unrealized losses on fuel derivatives and other net char... 
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Mar 29, 2016Fathom Dedicates July Dominican Republic Voyage to STEM for Students and Teachers
The pioneer in social impact travel hosts the 5th annual International Clean Tech Competition, showcasing some of the world's best and brightest young minds SEATTLE, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, today announced it is tailoring Fathom's July 17 Dominican Republic voyage to the exploration and study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Fathom is committed ... 
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Mar 29, 2016Nathan Foley Chosen as Princess Cruises’ “Entertainer of the Year”
Caribbean Princess Guests Chose Favorite of Four Finalists  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 29, 2016) — Guests aboard Caribbean Princess have voted and selected singer, dancer and musician, Nathan Foley, as Princess Cruises’ “Entertainer of the Year.” Four finalists were selected from the hundreds of talented performers—comedians, magicians, vocalists, tribute bands and novelty performers—which entertain guests on Princess stages each year. These top artists performed to enthusiastic... 
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Mar 28, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Partners with Concrete Beach Brewery to Create a Craft Brewery on the New Carnival Vista
Carnival Vista's RedFrog Pub & Brewery is the first craft brewery on a cruise ship in North America MIAMI, March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When guests on Carnival Cruise Line's newest, largest and most innovative ship, Carnival Vista, raise a pint in the Red Frog Pub & Brewery, they will have a choice of three distinctly flavored hand-crafted beers brewed right on board in the first brewery at sea in North America. Carnival Vista's RedFrog Pub & Brewery is the result of a unique collaborat... 
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Mar 24, 2016Princess Cruises Unveils 2017 Alaska Cruise and Land & Sea Vacation Program
Enhanced North to Alaska Experiences Bring Authentic Alaska Onboard; Optional Land & Sea Vacations Provide Immersive Exploration into the Heart of the Great Land  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 24, 2016) – Next summer, six Princess Cruises’ ships will sail Alaska’s storied waters, offering multiple itinerary options, immersive onboard culinary and cultural experiences and a variety of Land & Sea Vacations for further exploring the 49th state’s vast wilderness.    ... 
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Mar 24, 2016Queen Elizabeth to Make Encore Visit to Newcastle in 2018
Newcastle’s positioning as a cruise destination has been given a major boost, with Cunard today announcing that its elegant Queen Elizabeth will make an encore visit to the city in March 2018. Queen Elizabeth last month made Cunard’s first call to the city in more than a century, cruising into Newcastle Harbour on her maiden visit on February 22. The liner’s encore visit will happen two years later with Queen Elizabeth scheduled to call at Newcastle again on March 1, 2018 as part of... 
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Mar 24, 2016Queen Mary 2 to Make Encore Visit to Busselton in 2018
Busselton’s growing popularity as a cruise destination has been given a major boost, with Cunard today announcing that its magnificent flagship Queen Mary 2 will make her second call to the port in February 2018. Queen Mary 2 is due to make her first visit to Busselton on February 13 next year, with guests spending the day exploring the coastal town and the famous Margaret River wine region. Her encore visit will happen exactly one year later with the liner scheduled to call at Bu... 
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Mar 24, 2016Queen Mary 2 to Make Encore Visit to Kangaroo Island in 2018
In a major vote of confidence in Kangaroo Island’s appeal as a cruise destination, Cunard has announced that its legendary flagship Queen Mary 2 will make her second call to the island in February 2018. The news follows Cunard’s inaugural call to the island earlier this month when Queen Mary 2’s smaller sister, Queen Victoria, visited for the day.  Queen Mary 2 is due to make her first visit to Kangaroo Island on February 20 next year as part of special roundtrip cruise from M... 
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Mar 23, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On First Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has scheduled a conference call with analysts for 10:00 a.m. (EDT); 3:00 p.m. (BST), Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 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.   To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www... 
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Mar 23, 2016Holland America Line Expands Mexico Program in 2016-17 with More Cruises and a Larger, Vista-Class Ship
ms Westerdam sets sail on 14 cruises from October through February Seattle, Wash., March 23, 2016 — Holland America Line is strengthening its presence in Mexico for the 2016-17 season by increasing the number of departures and returning a larger Vista-class ship to the region. From October 2016 through February 2017, the 1,916-guest ms Westerdam will sail a series of 13 seven-day cruises roundtrip from San Diego, California, including two special holiday departures in December. ... 
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Mar 23, 2016Queen Mary 2 to Offer Cruises to Kangaroo Island and New Zealand in 2018
Cunard’s magnificent Queen Mary 2 will spend more than a month in local waters in 2018, with her cruise offerings including a stunning 13-night circumnavigation of New Zealand as well as a four-night cruise to South Australia’s Kangaroo Island.   Announcing details of its new 2018 World Voyages program, which goes on sale on April 13, Cunard said overwhelming demand for Queen Mary 2’s shorter cruises from local ports in 2017 had prompted it to schedule more roundtrip cruises fro... 
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Mar 23, 2016Queen Mary 2 to Make Inaugural Calls during 2018 New Zealand Circumnavigation
Cunard has announced that its magnificent Queen Mary 2 will make her maiden visits to Dunedin and Tauranga as part of a stunning circumnavigation of New Zealand from Sydney in early 2018.   The 13-night New Zealand cruise will be the centrepiece of Queen Mary 2’s extended season in local waters during her 2018 world voyage.   Departing Sydney on February 24, 2018, guests on the Cunard flagship will enjoy scenic cruising through the beautiful waters of Milford Sound, ... 
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Mar 23, 2016Officers and Crew Begin to Arrive at the Shipyard in Holland America Line’s Seventh ‘Countdown to Koningsdam’ Video
Hotel Director Stan Kuppens talks about the importance of crew in a ship’s delivery     Seattle, Wash., March 23, 2016 – Holland America Line has released the seventh “Countdown to Koningsdam” video, which takes viewers to the shipyard for the arrival of several of the officers and crew. The short videos in the series were created to build anticipation and share updates as ms Koningsdam nears delivery.   Hosted by Johnathan Rogers, Koningsdam’s cruise direct... 
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Mar 22, 2016Holland America Line Hosts Girl Scouts San Diego Luncheon on ms Maasdam to Celebrate Retirement of CEO Jo Dee Jacob
Seattle, Wash., March 22, 2016 — On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, in San Diego, California, Holland America Line hosted a luncheon aboard ms Maasdam for Girl Scouts San Diego, one of the company’s community partners.   The guest of honor was Chief Executive Officer Jo Dee C. Jacob, retiring after nearly 15 years with Girl Scouts San Diego. One of her most notable accomplishments is starting “Operation Thin Mint®.” Since the community service project began in 2002, San Diegans have... 
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Mar 22, 2016ms Eurodam Earns Holland America Line Record 10th Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
Seattle, Wash., March 22, 2016 — Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam earned its 10th consecutive perfect score of 100 on a recent routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   Eurodam’s unannounced U.S.P.H. inspection was held March 20 during a turnaround call at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the start of a seven-day Caribbean cruise. Prior to that inspection, Eurodam had received its ninth pe... 
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Mar 22, 2016Princess Plays Travel Matchmaker with New “Places to Sea” Mobile Experience
Swipe Technology First of its Kind for Cruise Industry and Travel Planning  SANTA CLARITA, Calif.  (March 22, 2016) -- Princess Cruises debuted a new interactive mobile experience, “Places to Sea,” a swipe-to-like technology tool that takes users on a visual journey through exotic destinations, adventurous activities and culinary experiences to match them with a travel personality and cruise destination recommendations. It’s the first of its kind in the cruise industry. &nb... 
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Mar 21, 2016Carnival Corporation's Fathom Granted Approval by Cuba to Cruise from U.S. to Cuba
Cuban approval paves way for Carnival Corporation through its Fathom brand to operate historic full-week sailings from the U.S. to Cuba starting in May 2016 Announcement makes history with Carnival Corporation becoming first cruise company to be approved to sail from the U.S. to Cuba -- and told it will become the first to sail in over 50 years MIAMI, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Carnival Corporation & plc, (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today an... 
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Mar 21, 2016Mario Siebaldi Promoted to Senior Vice President Guest Operations for Princess Cruises
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 21, 2016) – Mario Siebaldi has been promoted to the new position of senior vice president, guest operations for Princess Cruises. In this new role, Siebaldi will lead an integrated team to deliver the cruise line’s “come back new promise,” providing guests exceptional cruise vacation experiences.   The appointment follows the unification of the line’s shoreside Guest Food & Beverage Experience and Guest Services & Technology teams, yet ano... 
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Mar 21, 2016Costa Cruises Launches The New, Online Version Of “C Magazine, The Costaclub Magazine”
The CostaClub magazine is now online in 6 European countries and brimming with ideas and suggestions to make CostaClub members – and everyone else – happy even when they aren’t taking a cruise. Tips about travelling, gusto, culture, fun and new trends, wellness and family created in a joint effort with Mondadori; web series and videos with testimonials of the new Costa campaign, like chef Bruno Barbieri; all the upcoming innovations of the Costa world.   Genoa, 21 Marc... 
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Mar 21, 2016AIDAprima reaches Singapore
On March 20, 2016, the new flagship of AIDA Cruises, AIDAprima, reached its first stop, Singapore, on its way from Japan to Hamburg.   On March 22, 2016, Captain Detlef Harms will give the command to set sail to the next stage. AIDAprima is expected to arrive at the port of Salalah (Oman) on March 29, 2016. In Singapore, approx. 40 containers with some of the initial equipment will be taken on board. Over the next few days, the shops of the 2,200 square-meter-large shopping a... 
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Mar 17, 2016Seabourn Announces New Partnership With World-Renowned Mixologist Brian Van Flandern
"America's Top Mixologist" set to enhance complimentary bar offerings, fashion new cocktail menus, and more  SEATTLE, March 17, 2016 - Seabourn has entered into an agreement with world-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern to transform the onboard spirits across its entire fleet with upgraded bar offerings, new cocktail menus and more. This new agreement comes as the latest food and beverage development that is transforming the way guests wine and dine on the world's finest ultra-l... 
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Mar 17, 2016Seabourn Unveils Design Details Of "The Retreat," The Ultimate Serene Area Onboard Seabourn Encore
Seattle, March 17, 2016 - Seabourn has unveiled design details and imagery of The Retreat, the new sanctuary that will make its debut on the ultra-luxury cruise line's newest vessel, Seabourn Encore, this December. Located on Deck 12, The Retreat will be outfitted with custom details and modern elements to create the ultimate serene space. A tranquil setting housed in a distinctive flower-shaped canopy that shields guests from sun and wind, The Retreat is ringed with 15 p... 
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Mar 17, 2016Cunard appoints Simon Palethorpe to lead brand growth
Cunard has announced the appointment of Simon Palethorpe as SVP sales & marketing. Palethorpe will join Southampton-based cruise line Cunard on April 11, 2016 following a highly successful career in the food, retail and travel industries. His long career began in consulting and then at PepsiCo, followed by senior roles at Levi Strauss and buy.com, which was later acquired by John Lewis. This acquisition formed the foundation for John Lewis’ current... 
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Mar 16, 2016Princess Cruises Come Back New Sale Offers Ultimate Relaxation
Guests Can Receive Up to $600 Onboard Spending Money plus a Free Spa Treatment on Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Voyages  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 16, 2016) –  Princess Cruises  announced the Come Back New Sale, offering guests up to $600 in free onboard spending money, and the opportunity to experience the line’s newest onboard enhancements delivering on the Come Back New Promise. In addition to onboard spending money, guests who book a suite during the Come Back New sale... 
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Mar 16, 2016Carnival Magic To Feature New Guy Fieri-Designed Open-Air Barbecue Eatery Offering Traditional Smokehouse Favorites
'Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse' To Offer Smoked-on-Board Pork Butt, Beef, Chicken, and Sausage, Delicious Sides, Fieri's Own Sauces and More MIAMI, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef and restaurateur Guy Fieri, whose Guy's Burger Joints on Carnival Cruise Line ships have earned a reputation as the best burgers at sea, has expanded his seagoing culinary offerings with a new authentic smokehouse and barbecue venue aboard Carnival Magic. Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse is a... 
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Mar 16, 2016Cunard Announces New Details on Remastering of Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria at Seatrade Cruise Global
SOUTHAMPTON, England, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale, Cunard announced new enhancements planned for Queen Mary 2's remastering, the most significant refit ever undertaken by Carnival UK, as well as surprise news on Queen Victoria, during a press event hosted by top executives from the company. Queen Victoria Britannia Club In addition to the reveals made on Queen Mary 2's refit, Cunard announced it will be adding Britannia Club staterooms to Qu... 
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Mar 16, 2016Seabourn's New Signature Restaurant, The Grill By Thomas Keller, Revealed Ahead Of May 2016 Debut
Seattle, March 16, 2016 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has revealed renderings for its new signature fine-dining restaurant, The Grill by Thomas Keller, which will debut in May 2016 onboard Seabourn Quest. With a menu and ambiance inspired by the classic American chophouse, The Grill is a collaboration between three-star Michelin chef Thomas Keller and designer Adam D. Tihany, exclusively for Seabourn. "We are delighted Chef Keller has partnered with us to p... 
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Mar 15, 2016Holland America Line Serves ‘Dive-In’ Gourmet Burgers at Seafarers’ House at Port Everglades
First-ever food truck for the premium cruise line brings their signature burgers and other grill fare on land in an exclusive fundraiser for Seafarers’ House at Port Everglades   Fort Lauderdale, Fla., March 15, 2016 – In conjunction with the Seatrade Cruise Global convention, Holland America Line debuted the "Dive-In" food truck, serving their signature hamburgers, hot dogs and fries for free to cruise ship, cargo and other vessel crew members at Seafarers' House at Port Everg... 
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Mar 15, 2016A Catwalk In The Middle Of The Ocean Onboard Costa Luminosa
Jessica Minh Anh to transformed Costa Luminosa’s sun deck in Sydney into the world’s newest runway  Sydney, March 15, 2016 - Fashion show producer and model Jessica Minh Anh transformed the sundeck of Costa Luminosa into an ocean runway. As Costa Luminosa was anchored offshore at Sydney during her Around-the-World cruise, models were catwalking in the middle of the ocean.   Featuring the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the famous Opera House as its bac... 
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Mar 15, 2016Princess Cruises Introduces Industry-First Destination Partnerships to Create Exclusive and Authentic Shore Experiences
“Global Partners + Local Experts” is Newest Addition to Line’s “Come Back New Promise” Offering Innovative and Meaningful Product Enhancements  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 15, 2016) - Princess Cruises announced today an unprecedented destination initiative that combines the cruise line’s deep destination expertise with a groundbreaking collaboration with local experts in key regional cruise destinations, designed to provide guests with the most meaningful, authentic and exclusive e... 
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Mar 14, 2016AIDA Cruises takes delivery of new flagship AIDAprima
Additional short cruise to start from Hamburg from April 25, 2016 onwards / Christening on May 7, 2016 by Emma Schweiger   On March 14, 2016, AIDA Cruises took delivery of its first newbuild of a new ship generation from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) in Nagasaki during a formal ceremony. In the presence of Michael Thamm, CEO of the Costa Group, and Felix Eichhorn, President AIDA Cruises, AIDAprima was handed over to the cruise line by Shunichi Miyanaga, President and ... 
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Mar 14, 2016Cunard Debuts Largest Programme Launch Ever Featuring 2017 Voyages and 2018 World & Exotic Voyages Programme
2017 Voyages on sale April 6, 2016 2018 World & Exotic Voyages Programme on sale April 13, 2016 -->2018 World & Exotic Voyages Programme on sale April 13, 2016 -->2018 World & Exotic Voyages Programme on sale April 13, 2016SOUTHAMPTON,  England, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cunard is pleased to announce its largest launch ever – the 2017 Voyages and 2018 World & Exotic Voyages Programme - featuring a greater number of voyages ... 
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Mar 11, 2016New dream role for Emma Schweiger: Godmother of AIDAprima
Splendid christening ceremony in the home port of Hamburg as the highlight of this year’s Hamburg Port Anniversary.   The well-known young actress Emma Schweiger will christen AIDAprima, the new flagship of AIDA Cruises, as part of the 827th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY on May 7, 2016. Germany’s leading cruise company made the announcement on March 11, 2016, during the ITB in Berlin. Emma Schweiger greeted all guests via video message that is also posted at www.aida.de/neuegenerati... 
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Mar 10, 20162016: AIDA Cruises rings in burst of growth for the German cruise market
AIDA President Felix Eichhorn forecasts 3 million German cruise guests in 2020   Around 1.8 million Germans took a cruise in 2015, more than 800,000 of them on board one of the 10 ships of the AIDA fleet.   “I’m convinced that the German cruise market can reach the figure of 3 million cruise passengers in Germany already in 2020. AIDA will be initiating a new burst of growth in the German cruise market with the commissioning of AIDAprima in 2016,” said Felix Eichhorn... 
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Mar 10, 2016Second Video in Holland America Line’s ‘Conversations with Adam D. Tihany’ Series Explores ms Koningsdam’s Dining Venues
Leading hospitality designer shares how successful design inspires a sense of discovery Seattle, Wash., March 10, 2016 — Internationally acclaimed hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany explores ms Koningsdam’s dining venues in the second installment of the “Conversations with Adam D. Tihany” video series. The newbuild, due for delivery in April 2016, currently is in the final stages of construction at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy.   In addition to venues such a... 
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Mar 09, 2016Freeport Bahamas Adventures Ltd. Named Carnival Cruise Line's 'Tour Operator of the Year'
MIAMI (March 9, 2016) – Freeport Bahamas Adventures Ltd. – which each year provides thousands of Carnival Cruise Line guests with memorable and exciting landside experiences in Freeport, The Bahamas – has been named the cruise line’s “Tour Operator of the Year.” Freeport Bahamas Adventures Ltd. was selected from hundreds of tour operators that work in tandem with Carnival to offer guests unforgettable offerings ashore throughout the Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Canada and the U.S. ... 
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Mar 09, 2016AIDA releases catalog “Holiday a new way”
March 23, 2016 is booking start date for voyages from October 2016 to October 2017, preview through April 2018   AIDA Cruises is releasing its “ Holiday a new way” catalog. It includes voyages scheduled from October 2016 to October 2017 and even a sneak peek of selected itineraries through April 2018. Bookings can be made starting on March 23, 2016.   The schedule contains fascinating new Nordic, Mediterranean, and Asian cruises, and offers the greatest variety of ... 
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Mar 09, 2016Correction to Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
MIAMI (March 9, 2016) – The Director/PDMR shareholding announcement released on February 11, 2016 by Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) incorrectly stated that Arnold Donald, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc and a member of Carnival Corporation & plc’s Boards of Directors, had sold 23,281 shares of Carnival Corporation common stock with a nominal value of US$0.01 per share (the "CC Shares"), which he had acquired on release from ... 
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Mar 08, 2016More Popular Than Ever, Cruise Ship Weddings Offer Value, Reduce Hassles - and Enhance Romance
MIAMI, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When planning your dream wedding, here's a tip: You don't have to limit yourself to your own back yard. For the ultimate in romance, consider getting married on a cruise ship at sea or in an exotic cruise port of call.Cruise destination weddings are an increasingly popular choice for couples seeking both value and hassle-free planning. They are also a great way to stand out from the crowd, as in "Wow! You're getting married where?"There's a reason that thousa... 
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Mar 08, 2016Holland America Line Named as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute for Fifth Consecutive Year
Seattle, Wash., March 8, 2016 – For the fifth consecutive year, Holland America Line was named among the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute, a leading business ethics think tank. The company secured its spot on the list by implementing and promoting the highest ethical business standards and practices both internally and in the community.   “Every year is another opportunity for Holland America Line to further our ethical practices, and to be recognized for... 
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Mar 08, 2016Grape Success – P&O Cruises’ Guests Pour into New Cellar Door
P&O Cruises is toasting the success of its new Cellar Door at sea, which has proved a winner with guests since it was unveiled onboard the cruise line’s latest ships, Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden.   The Cellar Door at sea concept – an Australian first – has been developed in partnership with boutique Hunter Valley winery Glandore Estate Wines to provide P&O’s guests, and lovers of fine wine, with structured wine tastings in a comfortable and cosy setting.   L... 
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Mar 07, 2016Country Music Star Sam Hunt, Comedians Chris Tucker And Jim Gaffigan Featured In Carnival LIVE's Fall 2016 Lineup
MIAMI, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line has announced its fall 2016 Carnival LIVE lineup featuring country music star Sam Hunt and comedians Chris Tucker and Jim Gaffigan. Bringing the best in live music and comedy to the seas, Carnival LIVE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that provides guests an opportunity to enjoy captivating performances by major artists at a tremendous value.  Performances are held in the ships' main theaters – ranging in guest capacity from... 
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Mar 07, 2016Carnival Corporation's Social Impact Brand Fathom, Announces Additional Premier Travel Agency Partners to Expand Traveler Booking Options
Fathom partners with leading travel agencies, establishing additional convenient channels for travelers to personalize and arrange their travel experiences SEATTLE, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, unveiled partnerships with several additional travel agencies, adding to the already-robust list of premier travel agency agreements the company has in place. The new partnership... 
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Mar 07, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights And Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 29 February 2016 Carnival plc had 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.    Although Carnival plc has 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares, the 24,901,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival ... 
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Mar 04, 2016Seabourn Celebrates Float Out Of New Seabourn Encore
Seattle, March 4, 2016 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, celebrated another milestone in the construction of its new Seabourn Encore, with the ship touching water for the first time today. Following a traditional ceremony to commemorate this significant occasion, the ship will be "floated out" from its dry dock to its outfitting dock at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy, where it will undergo final construction until the ship is delivered at the end of 2016. ... 
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Mar 04, 2016Annual Report and Accounts
MIAMI (March 4, 2016) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announce that copies of the Carnival plc 2015 Strategic Report and IFRS Financial Statements (to which the Carnival Corporation & plc 2015 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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Mar 04, 2016A Catwalk In The Middle Of The Ocean Onboard Costa Luminosa
Jessica Minh Anh to transform Costa Luminosa’s sun deck in Sydney into the world’s newest runway Genoa, March 4, 2016 - After shaking up the fashion world with a 4000-feet catwalk over the Grand Canyon and the Eiffel Tower phenomenon, Jessica Minh Anh will transform the sky-high sundeck of the luxurious Costa Luminosa cruise ship, calling at Sydney during her Around-the-World cruises, into the world’s newest runway. With the iconic backdrop featu... 
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Mar 04, 2016P&O Cruises Australia Prepares To Farewell Pacific Pearl And Announces Second New Zealand Cruise Season In 2017
P&O Cruises Australia today announced a commercial arrangement has been reached to transfer Pacific Pearl from its fleet as part of an ongoing fleet expansion and renewal program. The popular ship will be farewelled in April 2017. By then, Pacific Pearl will have completed 294 separate cruises under the P&O Cruises banner and will have carried more than half a million passengers over a period of more than five years‟ service. The commercial transfer of the 1800-passenger ship is part... 
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Mar 02, 2016Princess Cruises “Summer on Sale” Offers Cruise Deals on Summer Vacations
Guests Can Save Up to 50 Percent on Cruises and Land & Sea Vacations to Alaska and Europe and Receive Onboard Spending Money  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 2, 2016) – Princess Cruises makes it easy to plan a summer vacation with cruise deals on the line's most popular summertime destinations in Alaska and Europe. Travelers will be able to enjoy cruises and Land & Sea Vacations in Alaska, the Mediterranean, British Isles, and Scandinavia & Russia. During Princess Cruise’s... 
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Mar 02, 2016Fathom Offers BOGO on Social Impact Sailings to the Dominican Republic
Carnival Corporation's new social impact brand shares special offer for all Dominican sailings from April through June 2016, if booked by the end of February SEATTLE, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, today announced the availability of a buy one get one (BOGO) special on Fathom sailings to the Dominican Republic that gives the first and second travelers a discount of 50 perc... 
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Mar 02, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 14, 2016, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on March 11, 2016, to shareholders of record on February 19, 2016. 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, 2016Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White sets sail with Battlechefs onboard P&O Cruises
Take P&O Cruises flagship Britannia, mix in ten amateur celebrity chefs, add the godfather of British cooking, Marco Pierre White to serve up Battlechefs, a new cookery contest set at sea, starting on UKTV’s W on Monday April 4, 2016 at 8pm.   New and exclusive to UKTV’s premium entertainment channel, celebrities, including Blur musician Alex James, actor Keith Duffy and comedian Jenny Eclair, take it in turns to command the cookery club kitchen on Britannia before being ju... 
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Mar 02, 2016P&O Launches All Black Party For Kiwi Cruisers
P&O Cruises has launched an exclusive party concept for Kiwis during Pacific Pearl’s five-month New Zealand deployment. Guests cruising on Pacific Pearl from Auckland are invited to pack black for Nero, the P&O All Black Party, with All Blacks gear expected to be a popular outfit choice during the quintessential Kiwi deck party. An extension and reversal of the cruise line’s existing Bianco, the P&O White Party, Nero has been created especially for New Zealand guests an... 
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Mar 01, 2016Captain Emiel de Vries Discusses Sea Trials in Holland America Line’s Sixth ‘Countdown to Koningsdam’ Video
Ship’s inaugural master shares a look at Koningsdam sailing and at the bridge   Seattle, Wash., March 1, 2016 – Holland America Line has debuted the sixth “Countdown to Koningsdam” video, which takes viewers to the shipyard and shows aerials of the ship’s recent sea trials. The short videos in the series were created to provide updates and share the excitement as ms Koningsdam nears delivery in April 2016.   Hosted by Johnathan Rogers, Koningsdam’s cruise director, ... 
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Mar 01, 2016 P&O Cruises Celebrates First New Zealand Circumnavigation and Maiden Call to Stewart Island
P&O Cruises’ Pacific Pearl will sail into history today as she sets off on the cruise line’s first circumnavigation of New Zealand, featuring a maiden call to Stewart Island.   The 10-night cruise is expected to inject more than $3 million into the local economy as Pacific Pearl calls at Napier, Wellington, Christchurch (Akaroa), Picton and Stewart Island, with her 1800 guests also enjoying scenic cruising through Fiordland’s stunning landscapes.   Pacific Pear... 
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Mar 01, 2016Costa Cruises and CAST Alimenti select highly qualified pastry chefs
Costa Cruises and CAST Alimenti are organising three recruiting days to select highly qualified pastry chefs who will work on board the Italian company’s cruise ships. Genoa, March 1, 2016 – Costa Cruises and CAST Alimenti (Food, Art, Science and Technology Centre), one of the most prestigious Italian culinary schools, will select for the first time highly qualified pastry chefs who will work on board the Italian company’s cruise ships. Three recruiting days are scheduled on March... 
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Feb 29, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Partners With Tom Joyner Foundation For 2016 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Taking Place Aboard Carnival Breeze In April
Featured Musical Artists Include Diana Ross, Patti LaBelle, New Edition, Johnny Gill and Many Others MIAMI, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line is partnering with the Tom Joyner Foundation to present the 2016 Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage. The Ultimate Party with a Purpose®, the voyage will take place aboard Carnival Breeze with a customized eight-day Caribbean voyage departing April 23, 2016, and visiting the beautiful tropical destinations of... 
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Feb 29, 2016Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Named to Savoy Magazine's "Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America" List
Two of the leaders from the world's largest leisure travel company are recognized in the definitive listing of African-American executives, influencers and achievers in corporate America MIAMI, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced Savoy Magazine has named Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald and the company's Holland America Line president, Orlando Ashford, to its list of "Top 100 Mos... 
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Feb 29, 2016AIDA Cruises: Christening of the new flagship AIDAprima on May 7, 2016 as the highlight of HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY
AIDAprima, the 11th ship in the AIDA fleet, will be christened in Hamburg (Germany) on May 7, 2016 as the glorious climax of the 827th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY. Already from April 30, 2016, Hamburg will be the home port for AIDAprima’s seven-day round trips to Western Europe's most beautiful metropolises such as London, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.   “With AIDAprima, we are opening a new chapter in the history of the cruise industry. This ship is the first of a new generation ... 
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Feb 25, 2016Got Winter Blues, Chicago? Take Virtual Reality Cruise with Carnival Corporation
World's largest leisure travel company debuts virtual reality lounge at AT&T's flagship store so Chicagoans can "warm up" on a luxury cruise ship -- with chance to win one of 10 free cruises Locals can also check out traveling cruise ship deck "sailing" streets of Chicago all week long CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation, the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it is offering Chicago a welcome respite from the winter blues. On Saturday, Feb... 
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Feb 25, 2016Costa Cruises, For The Third Consecutive Year, Ranks Among The Best Of Italy’s Top Employers
The Italian company garners the important “Top Employers Italia 2016” certification, ranking it among Italy’s best companies thanks to its excellent HR management standards. Genoa, 25 February 2016 – Costa Cruises, for the third year in a row, is among the best Italian companies in terms of employee work conditions, achieving the prestigious “Top Employers 2016” certification from the Top Employers Institute.   The Top Employers certification is assigned every year bas... 
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Feb 25, 2016Seabourn Appoints Brian Badura As Director Of Public Relations & Strategic Initiatives
SEATTLE, February 25, 2016 - Seabourn has announced the appointment of Brian Badura as Director of Public Relations & Strategic Initiatives. A well-rounded communications talent whose many years of experience were earned primarily with the United States Navy, Badura will oversee all communications and public relations efforts on behalf of the award-winning, ultra-luxury cruise line, including the upcoming launches of two new luxury vessels, Seabourn Encore and&... 
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Feb 24, 2016New Princess Cruises’ Video Gives a Dram about Australian Whisky
Princess Cruises is continuing its voyage through the world of whisky, extending its onboard experience of the premium spirit in dedicated bars and menus across the fleet and releasing a new video featuring fine Australian whisky. Presented by Princess Cruises ‘whisky ambassador’ Peter Stevens, the new video comes as a chaser to the cruise line’s first online offering which announced the new whisky menu, featuring more than 60 premium whiskies from around the world. The lat... 
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Feb 23, 2016Carnival Magic To Undergo Multi-Million Dollar Renovation That Will Add Exciting Dining And Bar Concepts
Guy's Burger Joint, RedFrog Rum Bar, BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Pizzeria del Capitano, and Alchemy Bar, Among New Spaces Added During Dry Dock MIAMI, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for its Space Coast debut this spring, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic will undergo an extensive multi-million-dollar dry dock that will add a variety of exciting dining and bar innovations, including Guy's Burger Joint, RedFrog Rum Bar, BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Pizzeria del Capitano and the Alchemy Bar. ... 
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Feb 23, 2016Seabourn Offers Winning Combination Voyages In Europe
 Click to Tweet: Explore Europe this summer aboard one of @SeabournCruise's ultra-luxury Combination Voyages.   SEATTLE, February 23, 2016 - Seabourn is offering a wide selection of Combination Voyages in Europe this summer, featuring added savings and extensive opportunities for travelers to explore more of Europe, from the beautiful coastlines of the French, Spanish and Italian Rivieras to the picturesque Greek Isles to the stunning Norwegian ... 
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Feb 23, 2016P&O Reports Rise in Corporate Events at Sea Following Fleet Expansion
P&O Cruises has reported a surge in corporate event bookings since the launch of its two latest ships last November, including a marked increase in incentive groups.   P&O’s forward bookings for 2016 already exceed the total it achieved in 2015, putting its target of 12,000 delegates for this year well within reach.   Following recent announcements that a further two cruise ships will join its fleet in 2017 and 2019, P&O is forecasting more growth next y... 
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Feb 22, 2016For cruise passengers, volunteering combines vacations with giving back
MIAMI, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grab a piña colada and relax on the sun deck of a cruise ship, but reserve some time to lend a helping hand. For many people, cruising takes on new meaning when you, for instance, hit the dance floor to help raise money for children's disease research on Carnival Cruise Line ships or join fellow passengers on a walk to raise money for cancer organizations on Holland America Line. --> -->Why do cruise vacations and volunteering go hand in hand?Michelle... 
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Feb 22, 2016Cunard Line’s Youngest Ship Queen Elizabeth Sails into Newcastle for her Maiden Visit
Queen Elizabeth – the youngest of Cunard Line’s three magnificent Queens – sailed into Newcastle today on her maiden visit to a booming three-gun salute from the city’s historic Fort Scratchley. The ship’s 2000 passengers – including more than 1100 Australian and New Zealander guests – and the entire ship’s company received the warmest of Novocastrian welcomes with a civic welcome hosted by Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes. Boasting 12 passenger decks, the 90,900-tonne Queen Elizabeth is the first Cu... 
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Feb 22, 2016P&O Sails into History with the first of 17 Maiden Calls in 2016
P&O Cruises is maintaining its reputation as a cruise pioneer in local waters, making its maiden call to the remote town of Wewak in Papua New Guinea today – the first of 17 inaugural calls to an array of new ports this year following the expansion of the cruise line’s fleet.   Guests on Pacific Aria were part of history when they stepped ashore in Wewak, with the cruise ship becoming the first to ever call at the colourful capital of the East Sepik province, located on the f... 
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Feb 19, 2016"Mozzarella Gourmet Bar” For The First Time On Board Costa Ships
For the first time ever Costa ships will propose gourmet bars where guests can savour real buffalo mozzarella, made on the spot, and served together with cold cuts and Italian specialities. The mozzarella will be made directly on board, like in a real dairy, thanks to a machine supplied by an Italian company.   Genoa, 19 February 2016 – At the end of 2016 Costa ships (www.costacruise.com) will begin proposing, for the first time in the world, a great innovative idea linked ... 
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Feb 18, 2016Seabourn And Chef Thomas Keller Launch New Culinary Repertoire On Award-Winning Luxury Fleet
SEATTLE, February 18, 2016 -  Seabourn has launched a new era in culinary excellence by sharing the first recipes developed by American Chef Thomas Keller on board Seabourn's ultra-luxury, award-winning fleet. The line now features an array of dishes, ranging from first courses to main courses to desserts, in multiple dining venues aboard Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, and Seabourn Quest. "We are so pleased to share Chef Keller's first menus aboard our beautiful fleet," sa... 
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Feb 18, 2016First Video in ‘Conversations with Adam D. Tihany’ Series Showcases Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam Design Concept
Tihany shares his vision and inspiration behind the ship’s unique design   Seattle, Wash., Feb. 18, 2016 — For its newest vessel, ms Koningsdam, Holland America Line leveraged the talents of internationally acclaimed hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany to create unique and striking spaces throughout the ship. In a new video series — “Conversations with Adam D. Tihany” — the cruise line gives viewers a glimpse into the vision of the designer and his inspiratio... 
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Feb 18, 2016AT&T, Samsung and Carnival Corporation Launch Virtual Reality Cruise Vacation Experience
National Initiative Debuts Feb. 19 in 133 AT&T Stores in 37 States, Highlighted by Experiential Event Feb. 27 at the AT&T Flagship Store on Chicago’s Magnificent MileFor most, tropical breezes and beaches are out of reach during the peak of winter – but AT&T, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Carnival Corporation & plc are making it easier to access sun and fun on the high seas. Starting tomorrow, customers can walk in select AT&T stores and experience a fully immersive v... 
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Feb 18, 2016Got the Winter Blues? Take a Carnival Corporation Virtual Cruise
Carnival Corporation teams with AT&T and Samsung to offer virtual reality simulation of cruise vacation, inspiring consumers to "see" themselves aboard a winter getaway National initiative to appear for a limited time in 133 AT&T stores beginning February 19, also include opportunities to win seven-day cruise MIAMI, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc,  the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced a new virtual reality (VR) cruise s... 
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Feb 18, 2016Costa Cruises Presents The New Capsule Collection Created Together With The Slam Brand
An exclusive men’s-women’s casual collection, specially designed by SLAM for guests of the Italian company, available only in the onboard stores of the Costa fleet.   Genoa, 18 February 2016 – At the same time as the start of Milan Fashion Week, Costa Cruises announces the launch of the new clothing & accessories “capsule collection” created together with SLAM, a traditional Genoese brand with nautical roots that specialises in technical clothing and sportswear and availabl... 
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Feb 18, 2016“Best of Northern Europe” with AIDAaura
Discover Greenland, Iceland and the Lofoten Islands in summer 2016   In response to huge demand, for the summer 2016 season cruise company AIDA Cruises has added further sensational routes to its most popular destinations in Northern Europe. In summer AIDAaura will be setting sail for the most beautiful destinations in the Baltic, Norway, Iceland and Greenland. Most of these cruises will depart from Kiel. From two-day taster trip through to leisurely 21-day cruise, these choice... 
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Feb 18, 2016Strictly stars take centre stage on board P&O Cruises
Get ready for glitz and glam as the nation’s favourite dancing competition sets sail on board P&O Cruises Strictly Come Dancing themed holidays. This year’s professional dancers waltzing on to the decks include Giovanni Pernice, Joanne Clifton, Karen and Kevin Clifton, Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec.   P&O Cruises has four dedicated Strictly Come Dancing themed cruises, in partnership with BBC Worldwide Ltd. Featuring all the glitzy pizzazz of the TV show, each cru... 
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Feb 17, 2016Holland America Line Reveals Two New Offers: Complimentary Shore Excursions and ‘View and Verandah’ Onboard Spending Credit
Guests can receive two free shore excursions in select ports and up to $500 to spend on board     Seattle, Wash., Feb. 17, 2016 – Holland America Line is launching two new promotions that sweeten the deal for travelers who book select 2016 and 2017 cruises by Feb. 29, 2016. Just added to the line’s robust perks in its “View and Verandah” promotion is an onboard spending credit applicable to more than 400 cruises. Also new is the opportunity for guests to receive two fr... 
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Feb 17, 2016Princess Cruises Debuts Exclusive Culinary Experience Cook My Catch on Alaska Cruise Vacations
New Offerings Enhance the Award-winning North To Alaska Program in 2016  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 17, 2016) – Princess Cruises announced today the launch of Cook My Catch, an exclusive culinary experience offering guests the ability to enjoy their very own catch of the day while on vacation with the leading cruise line in Alaska. The unique cruise dining experience is available on Princess cruise vacations during port calls in Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as Princess Lan... 
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Feb 17, 2016Carnival Cruise Line Appoints New Members To Its Travel Partner Advisory Committee For 2016
Select Group of Travel Partners Span Various Models, Advises Carnival Sales Team on Trade Initiatives               MIAMI (February 17, 2016) - Carnival Cruise Line has appointed 20 new members to its 2016 Travel Partner Advisory Committee (TPAC). Each year, the line invites select travel partners spanning an array of agency models to participate in the committee, which was first created in 2011. The purpose of TPAC is t... 
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Feb 16, 2016AIDA Cruises: Discover Europe’s best-known shopping meccas with celeb “shopping queen” Verena Kerth
What woman doesn’t dream of shopping as much as she wants in Europe’s most famous retail meccas? On the new AIDA shopping cruises, celebrities accompany guests to the most fabulous boutiques, offer personal styling tips, and reveal the hottest fashion trends.   These tours will launch with the well-known radio presenter, Verena Kerth. In the TV show “Promi Shopping Queen” Munich-born Kerth has already twice demonstrated her unerring feel for the latest fashion trends and perfe... 
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Feb 16, 2016Pacific Eden Cruises in as Part of P&O Cruises’ Record Melbourne Season
One of P&O Cruises’ latest ships, Pacific Eden has cruised into Melbourne this morning for its first deployment in the city as part of the cruise line’s biggest ever Victorian season.   Pacific Eden takes the reins from sister ship Pacific Jewel which has been based in Melbourne since December.      Between them the two ships are expected to inject more than $15 million into the local economy over the season, through guest and crew spending, provedorin... 
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Feb 16, 2016Carnival Cruise Line and IGT Commemorate 20 Years of Wheel of Fortune® Slots with Year-Long Celebration
Festivities include Awarding of Free Carnival Cruises, a $200,000 Shipboard Slot Tournament, a Celebratory Week of Shows on Wheel of Fortune and more     MIAMI (February 16, 2016) – Carnival Cruise Line and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) (IGT) have partnered to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the IGT Wheel of Fortune® slot machines, featured aboard all Carnival ships and in casinos worldwide.  The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line® and the world’s ... 
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Feb 16, 2016Queen Elizabeth Makes Maiden Visit to Adelaide
Cunard’s youngest liner Queen Elizabeth has made her first ever visit to Adelaide, arriving this morning as part of her 121-night world voyage. Carrying around 2000 guests, the 90,900-tonne Queen Elizabeth has berthed at Outer Harbour, with her guests enjoying an extended stay exploring the city and its surrounds including tours to the Barossa and Adelaide Zoo before sailing for Melbourne at 11.30pm. While 2016 marks Queen Elizabeth’s fifth visit to Australia, this is her first South Austral... 
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Feb 13, 2016Cial, Costa Cruises and Port Authority of Savona Present “Message In A Can”, a Model of Excellence for Aluminum Can Collection and Recycling
In 9 years, from 2007 to 2015, 334 tons of aluminum were recycled from Costa ships calling at Savona. A new awareness campaign for the city is presented in a collaborative effort with the Municipality of Savona, and another on social media.   Savona, 13th February 2016 – CIAL (Aluminum Packaging Consortium), Costa Cruises and the Port Authority of Savona presented, on board the Costa Diadema, “Message in a can”, a promotion and development project for the collection and ... 
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Feb 12, 2016Holland America Line Appoints Margaret Durante to Vice President, Human Resources
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 12, 2016 — Holland America Line has appointed Margaret Durante to the position of vice president, human resources. In this newly created role she will lead the company’s human resources department in enhancing the employee experience. She also will have responsibilities for other Carnival Corporation and plc brands, including Seabourn, Princess Cruises and P&O Australia.   Durante, who is based in Seattle, Washington, at the Holland America Line headquar... 
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Feb 12, 2016Explore the Dining Room in Holland America Line’s Fifth ‘Countdown to Koningsdam’ Video
Ship’s main dining venue to feature dramatic wine tower and sweeping staircase   Seattle, Wash., Feb. 12, 2016 – Holland America Line debuted the fifth “Countdown to Koningsdam” video in the series that details The Dining Room. The short videos were created to provide updates and share the excitement as ms Koningsdam nears delivery in April 2016.   Hosted by Johnathan Rogers, Koningsdam’s inaugural cruise director, the video, “Countdown to Koningsdam Episode 5,” fe... 
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Feb 12, 2016Holland America Line Appoints Denella Ri’chard as Senior Director, Trade Communication and Engagement
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 12, 2016 — Holland America Line has appointed Denella Ri’chard to the position of senior director, trade communication and engagement. In this newly created role she is responsible for supporting travel agent partners worldwide, with particular focus on the United States and Canada. She oversees trade communications, the PartnerShips website, HAL Academy and all other internal and external training programs.   Ri’chard, who is based in Seattle, Washington, a... 
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Feb 12, 2016Carnival Australia Welcomes Progress on New Cruise Terminal in Brisbane
Carnival Australia today welcomed the QLD Government’s decision to allow further investigation of a new dedicated cruise terminal for Brisbane. The Government has granted an exclusive mandate to Port of Brisbane to investigate the development of a new terminal at Luggage Point. Carnival Australia Executive Chairman Ann Sherry said Brisbane was one of Australia’s main cruise hubs and the Government’s decision meant the proposal could now move to the next phase of development. "Today’s annou... 
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Feb 12, 2016AIDA Cruises is once again Top Employer in Germany
AIDA Cruises was once again recognized as “Top Employer Germany 2016” by the international research company Top Employers Institute.  Conducted annually, this study analyzes major employers, and not just in terms of human resources management and strategy. The analysis also focuses on AIDA’s offering to its employees in terms of human resources planning, talent strategy, training and career planning, manager development, compensation and benefits, and corporate culture.   ... 
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Feb 11, 2016Holland America Line Hosts Fundraiser Luncheon at Port Everglades on ms Westerdam for Symphony of the Americas Society
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 11, 2016 — On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Holland America Line hosted a fundraiser luncheon aboard ms Westerdam for Symphony of the Americas Society, one of the company’s community partners.   During the annual event, Symphony of the Americas guest vocal soloists from Italy, Australia, Poland and New York provided operatic selections for attendees in the ship’s main show lounge. Following the lunc... 
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Feb 11, 2016Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
MIAMI (February 11, 2016) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) was notified that on February 9, 2016, the following transactions occurred: Micky Arison, Chairman of Carnival Corporation & plc's Boards of Directors, acquired 17,798 shares of Carnival Corporation common stock, with a nominal value of US$0.01 per share, ("CC Shares") on release from restriction of the July 2013 performance-based restricted stock unit award (the "PBS Award") granted under the Carnival C... 
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Feb 11, 2016Delicious! Tim Mälzer cooks for AIDA
AIDA Cruises gets famous German TV chef on board for a fleet-wide culinary collaboration   The cruise company AIDA Cruises is launching a new, fleet-wide collaboration with the famous German TV chef and multi-gastronome Tim Mälzer. In future, he will create truly special culinary experiences for guests on board the AIDA ships and take them on a culinary journey.   The collaboration will be launched on board the new flagship AIDAprima. In the new cooking studio, whic... 
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Feb 11, 2016St. Valentine’s Day On Board Costa Cruise Ships
To celebrate the most romantic day of the year the Italian company proposes an enchanting dinner for two, wellness treatments for couples, special theme-oriented initiatives and much more, travelling to the sweet rhythm of a Costa cruise.     Genoa, 11 February 2016 – Costa Cruises is getting ready to welcome and amaze all lovers cruising on its ships, with lots of surprises and sweet initiatives to share with one’s better half on St. Valentine’s Day: activities dedica... 
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Feb 09, 2016AIDAcara: Beauty makeover for 20th birthday
Millions invested for anniversary   Shortly before her 20th birthday on June 7, 2016, AIDAcara has been given a beauty makeover, so she’s looking splendid for the big anniversary. AIDAcara was christened in Rostock on June 7, 1996, by Christiane Herzog. The first ship of the AIDA fleet triggered a revolution in the cruise market, also winning over young, lifestyle-oriented people for this kind of vacation for the first time. Following her scheduled stay in dry dock from Janua... 
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Feb 09, 2016AIDA: New app for mobile devices – now with live feed
Vacation atmosphere can now be experienced in real time on smartphones   AIDA, Germany's leading cruise company, has updated its mobile app for iPhone and Android smartphones. The new generation now includes a live feed from on board the ships.   With the free app, users can for the first time experience an AIDA cruise in real time: Live news from on board, from the Theatrium, the restaurants and the sun deck, as well as breathtaking photos from the current destinatio... 
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Feb 08, 2016Eureka! Holland America Line to Give Away Five Gold Nuggets in ‘Find Your Gold’ Promotion
Strike it rich while celebrating the Klondike Gold Rush on Alaska-Yukon adventures Seattle, Wash., Feb. 8, 2016– In honor of the 120th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush, Holland America Line is launching a "Find Your Gold" giveaway that will award five lucky winners an authentic gold nugget valued at approximately $1,000 each. As the only cruise line to offer Alaska and Yukon travel, the glistening golden treasure is the perfect representation of Holland America Line’s deep connection to t... 
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Feb 08, 2016Princess Cruises Debuts New Livery Design on Majestic Princess
Chinese New Year Marks ‘Float-Out’ Celebration as New China-Destined Ship Meets the Ocean for the First Time SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 8, 2016) – Princess Cruises announced today, on Chinese New Year, that Majestic Princess, the first cruise ship built and designed specifically for the China market will also be the first ship in the fleet to debut an elegant new livery design featuring the company’s iconic logo.  The new livery design will roll out fleetwide over the next f... 
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Feb 05, 2016Carnival plc - Voting Rights And Capital
At 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 31 January 2016 Carnival plc had 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading.  Carnival plc holds nil ordinary shares in Treasury.    Although Carnival plc has 216,456,140 issued ordinary shares, the 25,792,144 ordinary shares held by Carnival Investments Limited and 1,115,450 ordinary shares held by Carnival Corporation do not carry the right to vote (in accordance with the Articles of Association of Carnival p... 
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Feb 05, 2016Costa Cruises’ New CostaClub Kicks Into High Gear
The club of Costa’s most loyal guests celebrates its 15th anniversary with some great innovations: two new membership clubs, new benefits, and an extraordinary and exclusive contest to win 15 years of cruises. And more than 3 million cruises have been taken by members of the CostaClub since its inception.     Genoa, 5 February 2016 – Costa Cruises celebrates the 15th anniversary of CostaClub, the guest loyalty program that focuses on innovation and change, values that have al... 
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Feb 04, 2016Princess Cruises Wilderness Lodge Named One of the Top 12 Resorts in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge Receives Prestigious Accolade in Annual Readers’ Choice Awards  SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 4, 2016) – Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge, a Princess Cruises Land & Sea Vacation destination, has been named one of the top-12 resorts in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest for 2015 by Condé Nast Traveler. This recognition is part of the publication’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards, which garnered responses from more than 128,000 travelers worldwide... 
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Feb 04, 2016For Chocolate Lovers on Cruises, Every Day is Valentine's Day
MIAMI, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise passengers are big lovers of chocolate. The proof is in the pudding – and the chocolate cake, and the chocolate soufflés, and the chocolate truffles. --> -->While you're shopping for that perfect box of chocolate for your Valentine consider, for instance, that Carnival Cruise Line alone buys more than 1.3 million pounds of chocolate each year. A half million of those pounds go into making the passenger-favorite Warm Chocolate Melting Cake – som... 
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Feb 04, 2016P&O’s Pacific Pearl Cruises into Auckland to launch record cruise season and begin influx of Auckland Nines fans
New Zealand’s burgeoning cruise industry is set to receive a huge boost with the arrival of P&O Cruises’ Pacific Pearl into Auckland today for the launch of the cruise line’s biggest ever New Zealand season, lasting a record five months.   Timed to coincide with the Downer NRL Auckland Nines, Pacific Pearl’s arrival today will deliver scores of  passionate Rugby League fans to New Zealand – as well as star player Brisbane Broncos team member and New Zealand Kiwis Capta... 
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Feb 04, 2016You’re Invited – Carnival Launches Facebook Group Exclusively for Agents
Carnival Cruise Line has launched a new Facebook group – Carnival Fun Zone – designed exclusively for its travel agent friends.   The group will provide the perfect platform for the fun-loving cruise line to share its latest news and events with travel agents throughout Australia and New Zealand.   To mark the launch, Carnival is also sharing the chance to win a cabin for two on its newest ship, Carnival Vista, which debuts in Europe in May.  Every agent who joi... 
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Feb 03, 2016Holland America Line Marks $4.7 Million Donated for Cancer Support
Fundraising walks held on 500 cruises each year   Seattle, Wash., Feb. 3, 2016 – In honor of World Cancer Day tomorrow, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date cruise guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.7 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming. The current On Deck for a Cause program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Germany and the U... 
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Feb 03, 2016Captain Dino Sagani Named Master of Majestic Princess
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 3, 2016) – Princess Cruises announced today that Captain Dino Sagani has been named master of its next new ship, Majestic Princess. He will lead a senior officer team with more than 100 years of seagoing experience among them.   The relief Captain appointed to Majestic Princess is Princess Cruises’ veteran, Captain Craig Street.   “We’re thrilled to appoint such experienced captains to our new cruise ship destined for China,” said Ja... 
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Feb 02, 2016Holland America Line Crowns Katrina Pedersen ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Champion and Mirrorball Trophy Winner
Champions Cruise with 15 guest competitors held on ms Nieuw Amsterdam   Seattle, Wash., Feb. 2, 2016 – During the Jan. 10 Champions Cruise aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam, Holland America Line crowned guest Katrina Pedersen of Sunnyvale, California, the line’s final “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” Champion. Pedersen, who represented ms Maasdam, triumphed over 14 other guest competitors to claim the title and take home Holland America Line’s coveted “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” ... 
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Feb 02, 2016Holland America Line Hosts Luncheon in Tampa on ms Veendam for the America Red Cross
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 2, 2016 — On Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at Tampa, Fla., Holland America Line hosted a luncheon aboard ms Veendam for the local chapter of the American Red Cross, one of the company’s community partners.   Following the luncheon and a presentation, guests were invited to tour the ship before disembarking.   “The variety of aid that the American Red Cross is able to provide in times of need is remarkable, and we are honored to host them on board for t... 
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Feb 01, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Carnival plc Share Sale And Carnival Corporation Stock Repurchase Program
MIAMI, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announces that Carnival Corporation and Carnival Investments Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carnival Corporation, intend to sell existing Carnival plc ordinary shares that they hold in the UK market ("Share Sales"). The ordinary shares will be sold from time to time in the UK in "at the market" transactions at times when the Carnival Corporation common stock is trading at a discount to Carnival plc s... 
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Feb 01, 2016Release:  MASTERCHEF Cruise Adds The Newest “MASTERCHEF JUNIOR” Winner And All-New Programming To The Culinary Experience At Sea
MASTERCHEF JUNIOR winner Addison and Semi-Finalist Zac to set sail in the Caribbean Nov. 6-13 on Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam All-New MASTERCHEF JUNIOR-themed programming to include specialty breakout sessions, live demonstrations and interactive challenges   Fresh off Friday night’s MASTERCHEF JUNIOR finale, cruise and series producers Endemol Shine North America announced Season 4 winner Addison and semi-finalist Zac will bring th... 
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Feb 01, 2016Carnival Encourages Travel Agents to 'Leap Into Group Savings' With Special Promotion Through February 29
Initial Deposits Waived on Group Sailings, Enhancements to Free Cruise Berth Program for Travel Agents               MIAMI (February 1, 2016) – As part of a new “Leap Into Group Savings” promotion, Carnival Cruise Line is waiving its initial deposit requirement for group bookings, as well as offering an enhanced free cruise berth program, through February 29, 2016. Through the new promotion, deposits are waiv... 
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Feb 01, 2016Carnival Corporation's AIDA Cruises Launches Global Casting Call for Entertainers
AIDA Cruises, Germany's largest and most popular cruise brand, is seeking nearly 600 performers for onboard shows in seven countries and 11 cities, including Los Angeles and New York MIAMI, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced its German-based AIDA Cruises brand is planning a series of worldwide auditions in search of the 570 entertainers needed for the 24 stages on its 10 cruise ships. ... 
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Feb 01, 2016No gift for Valentine’s Day yet? AIDA has some great ideas
AIDAcara Special, proposing marriage on board, and other romantic offers   February 14 is St. Valentine’s Day, and AIDA Cruises has some great gift ideas. For instance, how about taking a cruise to the Canary Islands on the AIDA fleet’s very first ship, AIDAcara, during AIDA’s 20th anniversary year? Anybody who books the “AIDAcara Valentine’s Day Special” – a 7-day cruise to the Canaries and Madeira – for themselves and their partner at the AIDA PREMIUM rate during the campaign... 
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Feb 01, 2016Adam D. Tihany To Act As Creative Director Of New Costa Cruises Ships
Design of the brand’s two new ships, powered with Liquefied Natural Gas, will be inspired by “Italy’s Finest”     Genoa, February 1, 2016 – Costa Cruises has appointed New York based hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany as Creative Director for the two new ships, powered with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), scheduled for delivery in 2019 and 2020. Under Tihany’s leadership, Costa Cruises will assemble an elite group of designers to execute the vision for the next generati... 
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Feb 01, 2016Cozy Up in Holland America Line’s Fourth ‘Countdown to Koningsdam’ Video Showcasing the Ship’s Staterooms and Suites
Inside, ocean-view, spa, verandah and suite accommodations to feature distinct décor   Seattle, Wash., Feb. 1, 2016 – Holland America Line debuted the fourth “Countdown to Koningsdam” video in the series that details the ship’s staterooms and suites. The short videos were created to provide updates and share the excitement as ms Koningsdam nears delivery in April 2016.   Hosted by Johnathan Rogers, Koningsdam’s inaugural cruise director, the video, “Countdown to Kon... 
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Jan 28, 2016Carnival Cruise Line, Operation Homefront, and Seven-Time GRAMMY Award-Winning Superstar Carrie Underwood Launch Honor. Family. Fun. Initiative to Support Military Families
Underwood to treat military families to private concert pierside aboard Carnival's Newest and Most Family-Friendly Ship, Carnival Vista, at Port of New York in November 2016 Campaign will raise funds for Operation Homefront and highlight personal stories of military families JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Carnival Cruise Line announced a new initiative designed to support U.S. military families alongside seven-time GRAMMY-award winning superstar Carrie Underwood a... 
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Jan 28, 2016Cruise To The Rhythm: Musicians From The Santa Cecilia Conservatory On Board The Costa neoClassica
From January through May 2016 the Costa neoClassica, on cruises of discovery to Ancient Greece, is the venue for concerts by a group of 14 young prodigies from the prestigious Roman conservatory.   Genoa - January 28, 2016 – Costa Cruises and the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome have announced an innovative initiative in keeping with Italy’s finest and its inimitable musical traditions.  From January until the end of May 2016, the best young talent from the prestigious c... 
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Jan 28, 2016New P&O Show Like Nothing Seen at Sea
P&O Cruises has upped the ante on cruise performances with its first contemporary dance show – Twice Upon a Time.   A lyrical dance piece that takes a dramatic journey through a post-apocalyptic world to a time of re-generation and splendour, Twice Upon a Time features a captivating original score and evocative choreography. With no dialogue, the story is told through movement and music, with elements of the soundtrack recorded in a fictitious language.   P&... 
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Jan 27, 2016Princess Cruises Debuts SHARE by Curtis Stone
Award-Winning Chef Curtis Stone Introduces First Restaurant at Sea Inspired by the Joy of Coming Together with Shared Plates and Charming Setting to Create Lasting MemoriesSANTA CLARITA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises celebrated the grand opening of SHARE by Curtis Stone, the award-winning chef's first restaurant at sea aboard Ruby Princess. SHARE offers an exclusive specialty cruise dining experience for guests with a menu of signature dishes imagined for sharing, i... 
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Jan 27, 2016P&O Cruises' Latest Ship Pacific Aria Makes Maiden Visit to Newcastle As City Experiences Cruise Boom
P&O Cruises’ latest ship, Pacific Aria, has made her maiden visit to Newcastle today, signaling the growing popularity of the port city as a cruise destination.   The 55,820-tonne Pacific Aria docked at Channel Berth about 8am allowing its 1500 guests to spend the day exploring the city and surrounding areas including Stockton’s sand dunes, dolphin cruises at Port Stephens and food and wine tasting tours of the Hunter Valley.   The visit is part of Pacific Ari... 
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Jan 26, 2016Princess Cruises Announces “The Come Back New Promise” A $450 Million Multi-Year Product Innovation, Cruise Ship Renovation and Guest Experience Enhancement Campaign
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 26, 2016) – Princess Cruises announced The Come Back New Promise, a $450 million multi-year product innovation and cruise ship renovation campaign that will continue to enhance the line’s onboard guest experience. These enhancements will result in more transformative moments, lifetime memories and meaningful stories for guests to share from their cruise vacation.   “The Come Back New Promise differentiates our approach to cruising and of... 
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Jan 25, 2016Carnival Corporation to Host The Nature Conservancy's Mapping Ocean Wealth Annual Meeting
Being held at the Miami headquarters of world's largest travel and leisure company, meeting will feature representatives from leading global conservation organizations Agenda includes discussing research and initiatives to improve and sustain world's oceans and seas MIAMI, Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, will welcome representatives from leading conservation, science and sustainability orga... 
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Jan 25, 2016Fireworks and Four Ships – P&O Celebrates Australia Day
Sydneysiders will be able to enjoy the spectacle of four cruise ships on Sydney Harbour tomorrow as well as stunning fireworks in the evening, with the nation’s largest cruise line P&O Cruises joining in Australia Day celebrations in the city.   The P&O Cruises Fireworks display will light up the skies over the city at 9.30pm, with the five-minute display happening east of Fort Denison.   Four P&O ships – Pacific Aria, Pacific Eden, Pacific Pearl and Paci... 
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Jan 25, 2016Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Named ‘Most Innovative Executive, Mid-Sized Cruise’ in 2016 Travvy Awards
Cruise line also receives five awards in destination and shore excursion categories   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 25, 2016 – The past year has been one of evolution for Holland America Line, and travAlliancemedia recognized the leadership efforts of company president Orlando Ashford by naming him “Most Innovative Executive, Mid-Sized Cruise” at the 2016 Travvy Awards. The cruise line also received a gold award for “Best Mid-Sized Cruise Line, U.S. and Canada” and silver awards in the c... 
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Jan 22, 2016Ralph Remkes Appointed General Manager Northern Europe Costa Group
Genoa, January 22, 2016 –  Starting January 13 Ralph Remkes joined Costa Group in the position of General Manager Northern Europe, reporting to Massimo Brancaleoni Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. In this position Ralph leads the recently created Northern Europe Region with a coordination center at the Costa offices located in Amsterdam.  With the goal to provide even more support and unmatchable services to its business partners achieving a sustainable competitive ad... 
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Jan 22, 2016Costa Cruises Places In Top Five Of Two USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards Categories
U.S.-based Costa Deliziosa named runner-up in ‘Best Cruise Ship for Entertainment’ category   Genoa, 22 January 2016 - Costa Cruises placed in the top five of two USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, including a runner-up nod for Costa Deliziosa, currently sailing Caribbean cruises from Port Everglades, Florida, in “Best Cruise Ship for Entertainment.” The Italian-flagged cruise line also placed fourth out of 10 in the overall “Best Ocean Cruise Line” category.  &n... 
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Jan 21, 2016AIDA New Year’s Raffle: 100,000 euros for SOS Children’s Village
AIDA Cruises supports disadvantaged children in the Philippines and Germany   AIDA Cruises is supporting the children’s aid organization “SOS-Kinderdorf e.V.” with a donation of 100,000 euros. This sum was raised by the New Year’s Raffle that is traditionally held on board the ships of the AIDA fleet on December 31. This year the donation will again benefit the SOS Children’s Village in Iloilo in the Philippines and SOS projects in Germany. AIDA Cruises gave away a total of 20 ... 
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Jan 20, 2016Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam Reaches Milestone with Successful Completion of Sea Trials
Ship sails the open ocean for the first time   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 20, 2016 – Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam returned to Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard Saturday, Jan. 16, after successfully completing two sets of sea trials off the Italian coast.   Koningsdam left Marghera Jan. 2 and performed the first set of sea trials over three days before going into dry dock at Fincantieri’s Trieste shipyard, where standard hull maintenance was performed. The ship sail... 
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Jan 20, 2016Holland America Line Invites Guests to ‘Savor the Journey’ with a New Brand Campaign
Updated logo, new tag line and advertising campaign aim to connect with premium cruisers   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 20, 2016 – Holland America Line is evolving its image with a new brand campaign that introduces a refreshed logo, new advertising campaign and new tag line that invites guests to “Savor the Journey.” The new slogan encourages travelers to embrace the exhilaration of a Holland America Line cruise, both aboard ship and ashore.   The updated blue and whit... 
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Jan 19, 2016Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam Receives Innovative New Bar, Entertainment Venues and Suite Upgrades in Dry Dock
Extensive refit debuts Lincoln Center Stage, Gallery Bar, New York Pizza and more   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 19, 2016 – When ms Eurodam re-entered service Dec. 20, 2015, following a scheduled 14-day dry dock in the Bahamas, guests were introduced to several new concepts recently announced by Holland America Line. The most notable new additions are Lincoln Center Stage, in partnership with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, showcasing an ensemble performing chamber music; Billb... 
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Jan 19, 2016Notification of Transaction of Director/PDMRS
MIAMI (January 19, 2016) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced that on January 15, 2016 the following transactions occurred:   David Noyes, Chief Executive Officer of Carnival UK, acquired 2,675 Carnival plc ordinary shares ("plc Shares"), with a nominal value of US$1.66 per ordinary share, on release from restriction of the January 15, 2013 restricted stock unit award that was granted under the Carnival plc 2005 Employee Share Plan ("2005 Plan")... 
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Jan 19, 2016Cunard Kicks Blue Note Jazz-Themed Transatlantic Crossing into High Gear with the Addition of a Second Vocal Legend: Dee Dee Bridgewater
SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cunard is excited to announce that jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater will be co-headlining Queen Mary 2's third Blue Note jazz-themed Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton on October 25, 2016.7-night crossing. -->7-night crossing. -->Bridgewater is a Triple Grammy® Award Winner, a TONY® Winner, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, producer, record label head, and much more. Widely celebrated for her depth of artistry across mediums, Br... 
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Jan 19, 2016P&O Cruises and Cunard winning the war on waste
The two Carnival UK brands of P&O Cruises and Cunard report major progress in reducing both fuel consumption and emissions during its cruise operations.   The latest annual Sustainability Report reveals that - during 2014 - fuel consumption was down by 5%.    An array of energy-saving measures on board ships in the fleets of both P&O Cruises and Cunard Line allied to a reduction in sea miles travelled effected this positive result which means that consump... 
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Jan 18, 2016The Costa Crociere Foundation Starts Its Selection Process For Projects Aimed At Social Betterment And Protection Of The Marine Environment
For the second year running, the Foundation is conducting a call for social and environmental projects for which it will provide funding. Non-profit organizations can submit their proposals on the Foundation’s website until February 14 or until the limit of 200 candidate projects is reached.   Genoa – January 18, 2016 – The Costa Crociere Foundation (www.costa-crociere-foundation.com) has started the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations en... 
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Jan 18, 2016P&O Cruises Rings in 2016 with Record Bookings
Australians’ ever-growing love of cruising has pushed bookings for P&O Cruises’ holidays to an all-time high.   The cruise line is celebrating an overwhelmingly strong start to the year with the first week of January proving to be its biggest booking week ever  – up 84 per cent on the first week of January last year.   In addition, Thursday January 7 was P&O’s biggest booking day ever, with holidaymakers keen to make the most of the cruise line’s latest ... 
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Jan 15, 2016Costa Cruises Is Taking Part In The International Day Of Italian Cuisine: “Costoletta Di Vitello Alla Milanese” Prepared Onboard Its Ships
On 17 January 12 Costa ships worldwide will offer their international guests the chance to taste one of the most famous dishes of traditional Italian cuisine made to the original recipe   Genoa, 15 January 2016 – On 17 January, to mark the 9th International Day of Italian Cuisine, Costa Cruises will be presenting the “costoletta di vitello alla milanese” (Milanese style veal chop), a tasty dish that is part of traditional Italian cuisine, onboard 12 of its ships sailing in the... 
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Jan 15, 2016P&O Cruises creates a ‘buzz’ in BrandIndex
P&O Cruises is the only cruise company to sail in to the 2015 top five YouGov BrandIndex Buzz ranking for travel agents, hotels and guides.   The BrandIndex measures the public’s perception of brands on a daily basis across a range of methods and annual rankings are compiled from scores across the year.   P&O Cruises is ranked fourth in the travel category for 2015. It is also second in the top five most improved brands of 2015 within this sector, improving it... 
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Jan 14, 2016Carnival Corporation & plc Declares Dividend
MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.30 per share.  The company's board of directors approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of February 19, 2016, and a payment date of March 11, 2016. Holders of Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ADSs will receive the dividend payable in U.S. dollars.  The dividend for Carnival plc ordinary shares will be payable in U.S. do... 
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Jan 14, 2016Carnival Inspiration To Undergo Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation That Will Add A Variety of Exciting New Features
Guy’s Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, RedFrog Rum Bar, BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Cherry on Top and Alchemy Bar to be Added During Three-Week Dry Dock   MIAMI (January 14, 2016) – The 2,052-passenger Carnival Inspiration will undergo a multi-million-dollar makeover that will add a wide range of new dining and bar innovations next month.  The new features will be incorporated during a three-week dry dock taking place in Portland, Ore., Jan. 18 to Feb. 5, 2016.... 
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Jan 14, 2016Carnival Corporation Appoints Roger Chen as Chairman in China
25-year veteran Chinese executive will oversee Carnival Corporation's industry-leading presence in China and facilitate the company's long-term growth plans for cruising in the region MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced that Roger Chen has been appointed chairman in China, effective January 1, 2016. A native of China, Chen will be based in Shanghai and lead all government re... 
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Jan 14, 2016P&O’s Pacific Eden Completes Australian Maiden Visit Trifecta in Portland
P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden cruised into Portland early yesterday morning, completing a trifecta of maiden visits to regional ports along the Australian coast this week.   Featuring a relaxed, stylish design which reflects modern Australia, the 55,820-tonne Pacific Eden docked in Portland’s harbour yesterday allowing its 1500 guests to spend the day exploring the picturesque Victoria town, famous for its rich seafaring heritage.   Pacific Eden’s passengers had the... 
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Jan 14, 2016P&O Cruises Celebrates New Year with New Wave of Offers
P&O Cruises’ “Biggest Ever Offer” is back – and it’s bigger and better than before, with the cruise line celebrating its expanded five ship fleet by offering up to five great inclusions.   Available across more than 626 cruises sailing from eight different ports, the sale fares are on offer until February 25, 2016.   Guests who book during the sale period will receive up to five different offers including up to $300* onboard credit per room, a free soft drink pack... 
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Jan 13, 2016Fathom Announces Four Additional Social Impact Activities in the Dominican Republic
Carnival Corporation's new social impact brand shares fun and meaningful on-ground impact activities that focus on making a differenceFathom's latest impact activities will feature host family experiences, special needs rehabilitation assistance and home improvement opportunities SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, today announced four additional social impact activit... 
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Jan 13, 2016Dutch Masterpieces Head to Sea with Holland America Line’s New Rijksmuseum Partnership
Program to feature ‘museum at sea’ with art reproductions, cultural activities and more   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 13, 2016 — Holland America Line is celebrating its Dutch heritage in a new partnership with Rijksmuseum, the most-visited national museum in the Netherlands. Through the collaboration, the “Rijksmuseum at Sea” created by Rijksstudio will be installed on ms Oosterdam during its scheduled dry dock in April 2016 and then move fleetwide over the next several years. The line... 
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Jan 13, 2016Holland America Line Partners with Herb Specialist Koppert Cress to Provide Fresh Microgreens in ms Koningsdam’s Growing Area
‘Dinner at the Culinary Arts Center’ farm-to-table menu to feature Koppert Cress ingredients     Seattle, Wash., January 13, 2016 — Holland America Line is partnering with award-winning microgreen specialist Koppert Cress to grow fresh ingredients onboard the line’s newbuild, ms Koningsdam. The Koppert Cress partnership will enable guests to indulge in fresh microgreens grown onboard in the Culinary Arts Center while enjoying a farm-to-table-style menu for dinner. ... 
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Jan 13, 20162015 Another Outstanding, Award-Winning Year
Seattle, January 13, 2016 - 2015 shaped out to be another highly-successful and award-winning year for Seabourn, with the ultra-luxury cruise line garnering many honors and prestigious accolades from well-respected publications and professionals in the travel industry. Seabourn received top honors in the annual surveys of high-profile consumer publications, Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler, where their discerning readers voted the line "Best Small-Ship Cruise Line," a ... 
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Jan 13, 20162015 Was Exhausting – Sleep Study Reveals Americans Will Do Almost Anything for More Shut-Eye in 2016
Americans Find Getting More Sleep a More Appealing Resolution than Going Back to the Gym SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 13, 2016) – Americans are tired of feeling tired and willing to sacrifice almost anything for more sleep in the new year, according to a new sleep-inspired survey commissioned by Princess Cruises. The Princess Cruises Sleep Survey results suggest that 2016 may be the year Americans wake up and acknowledge the power of sleep by embracing a new sleep schedule. In fact... 
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Jan 12, 2016P&O’s Pacific Eden Makes First Visit to Mornington Peninsula
P&O Cruises’ latest ship Pacific Eden has made history this morning, visiting Mornington Peninsula for the first time as part of an eight-night itinerary taking in regional attractions along Australia’s south coast.    Featuring a relaxed, stylish design which reflects modern Australia, the 55,820-tonne Pacific Eden is scheduled to spend the day on Mornington Peninsula, with its 1500 guests spending the day exploring the Victorian region famous for its geothermal hot s... 
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Jan 12, 2016Carnival Corporation's New Sustainability Report Highlights Key Environmental and Social Initiatives
Report details company's 2020 goals, reinforcing commitment to protecting environment by increasing water efficiency and reducing waste production, greenhouse gases and other emissions Additional highlights from world's largest travel and leisure company include recognition for sustainability efforts and transparency MIAMI, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, released its 2014 Sustainabilit... 
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Jan 11, 2016Holland America Line Partners with Master Mixologist and James Beard Winner Dale DeGroff to Create Menu of Unique Libations
DeGroff’s innovative cocktail recipes debut in bars on ms Eurodam   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 11, 2016 — Whether you like your drinks on the rocks, straight up, shaken or stirred, Holland America Line’s new partnership with 2015 James Beard Who’s Who Inductee and Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff brings an innovative menu of creative cocktails to the premium cruise line. DeGroff’s creations will debut aboard ms Eurodam this month and will expand fleetwide by springtime.   ... 
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Jan 11, 2016Carnival Named 'Best Cruise Line' And 'Best Cruise Ship For Dining' In USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards
MIAMI, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line took top honors in two categories in USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards, earning accolades for "Best Cruise Line" and "Best Cruise Ship For Dining" (Carnival Breeze).  The awards were based on nominations from a team of cruise industry experts and the winners were determined by an online vote by USA Today readers. Carnival earned "Best Cruise Line" honors for its affordable, high quality vacation experience that offers a ... 
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Jan 11, 2016When Eden Met Eden: P&O’s Pacific Eden Visits Her Namesake Port
P&O Cruises’ latest ship Pacific Eden cruised into her namesake port – Eden – for the first time on Sunday.   The 55,820-tonne Pacific Eden turned heads when she docked in Eden’s harbour on Sunday morning with her 1500 guests spending the day exploring the picturesque New South Wales’ Sapphire Coast town on tours that visited the Killer Whale Museum as well as local oyster farms and the thriving coastal art scene.   P&O Cruises Australia President Sture Myrm... 
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Jan 11, 2016AIDA offers service for easier visa applications
New cooperation between cruise company and CIBT VisumCentrale   Starting now, the cruise company AIDA Cruises is offering its guests a new service that will assist them with visa formalities. To this end, AIDA is teaming up with the market leader for international visas and passports, CIBT VisumCentrale. Guests that have booked an AIDA cruise receive attractive special conditions on the CIBT portal set up for this purpose.   Particularly with long-distance destinatio... 
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Jan 11, 2016Shannan Ponton Set to Motivate Carnival Cruisers in 2016
Carnival Cruise Line’s guests will have a helping hand with their health and fitness goals this year, following the return of fitness and healthy living expert Shannan Ponton to the cruise line’s local ships. Shannan will be helping guests maintain their exercise and nutrition objectives on two cruises from Sydney in April and November, offering a brand new nutrition advice seminar, in addition to his popular Biggest Bootcamp at Sea classes and motivation seminars. Carnival Spirit an... 
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Jan 08, 2016All the World’s a Stage in Holland America Line’s Third ‘Countdown to Koningsdam’ Video
The World Stage is to feature a revolutionary multistory 270-degree LED screen   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 8, 2015 – Holland America Line debuted the third in a series of “Countdown to Koningsdam” videos that details the ship’s The World Stage main theater. The short videos were created to ramp up anticipation and provide updates as ms Koningsdam nears delivery in April 2016.   Hosted by Johnathan Rogers, Koningsdam’s inaugural cruise director, the third video, “Countdow... 
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Jan 07, 2016Seabourn Launches 2016 Signature Savings Event
  Exceptional Savings, Shipboard Credits, Veranda Suite Upgrades and More   SEATTLE, January 5, 2016 - Seabourn has announced its 2016 Signature Savings Event, offering exceptional savings and a variety of value-added amenities on a selection of voyages on the ultra-luxury line's award-winning fleet of intimate, all-suite ships throughout 2016 and 2017. The Signature Savings Event offers... 
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Jan 07, 2016Holland America Line Reveals 15 Guest Competitors for 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' Champions Cruise Departing Jan. 10, 2016
Winners representing each ship selected to compete for coveted Mirrorball TrophySEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has announced the 15 winning guest finalists who will compete on the "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" Champions Cruise Jan. 10, 2016, aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Each winner represents one of the ships in Holland America Line's fleet (including the former ms Ryndam and ms Statendam) and was selected via the onboard "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" dance compet... 
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Jan 06, 2016Travel Industry Leader, Ronald Fenska, Joins Fathom, the Pioneer in Social Impact Travel, as Vice President of Sales
Fenska is responsible for leading overall sales strategies for Carnival Corporation's newest brandFathom was created for the passionate and growing number of travelers seeking mindful, purpose-driven and easily accessible travel programs that allow them to make an impact on the world SEATTLE, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, the pioneer in social impact travel and Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10th and newest brand, has appointed Ron Fenska as the company's vice pre... 
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Jan 06, 2016Cunard Offers The Ultimate Upgrade on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth
Free Upgrades, Free Gratuities, Plus Free Drinks in the Grill SuitesSOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests looking to explore new cultures from the comfort of a luxurious Cunard experience can now receive Free Upgrades and Free Gratuities in all categories, plus Free Drinks in the Grill Suites on select voyages on Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth with The Ultimate Upgrade. -->SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests look... 
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Jan 06, 2016Carnival Corporation to Launch Four New Ships in 2016
To meet rising demand for cruise vacations -- one of the fastest growing segments of the vacation industry -- four of company's 10 brands will add new ships in 2016 New ships underscore the world's largest travel and leisure company's commitment to bring innovative, energy efficient and state-of-the-art ships to industry-leading fleet MIAMI, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, will launch fo... 
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Jan 06, 2016AIDA Cruises achieves positive sustainability result in 2015
Additional milestones achieved in the commitment to reduce emissions   AIDA Cruises, a pioneer in the German cruise industry when it comes to sustainability, successfully continued in its commitment to reduce emissions in 2015.   “We have once again achieved important milestones in environmental protection. Since 2015, AIDAsol is the first cruise ship in the world to be supplied with power from low-emission liquefied gas, supplied by the LNG Hybrid Barge in the port o... 
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Jan 05, 2016Costa Luminosa Sets Sail on a 108-Day Around-The-World Cruise
With more than 2.000 guests and 36 nationalities represented onboard, the Around the World cruise will cross 3 Oceans and call 39 ports in 20 different Countries Genoa, 5 January 2016 – Tomorrow January 6 Costa Luminosa will depart from Savona: an exciting 108-day voyage during which Costa guests will discover all the marvels of the world, crossing 3 oceans  and returning to Italy, in Savona, on April 24, 2016. The ideal trip for cruise lovers who want to enjoy a unique experience... 
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Jan 04, 2016Travel Agents Can ‘Cruise, Explore & So Much More’ With Carnival’s New Wave Season Sweepstakes
Agents Can Win One of Three ‘Homeport Getaway’ Cruise/Land Vacation Grand Prizes As Well as One of 600 Additional ‘Instant Win’ Prizes     MIAMI (January 4, 2016) -- Carnival is offering travel agents an opportunity to win one of three “Homeport Getaway” cruise/land vacation grand prize packages, as well as 600 additional “instant win” prizes, as part of its “Cruise, Explore & So Much More” Wave Season sweepstakes, which begins today and runs through Feb. 12. “W... 
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Jan 04, 2016AIDA Cruises: Dr. Gerlinde Leichtfried is new Senior Vice President Marketing & E-Commerce
Dr. Gerlinde Leichtfried (39) has been reinforcing the AIDA Cruises leadership team as of January 1, 2016 in her new role as Senior Vice President Marketing & E-Commerce. In this position the native Austrian will be responsible for all brand and product communication, including e-commerce, at Germany’s leading cruise company, and will be reporting directly to Felix Eichhorn, President AIDA Cruises.   “I am delighted that in Dr. Leichtfried we have won an internationally exp... 
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