Carnival has a portfolio of the world’s most widely recognized cruise brands, which complement each other by geography, serve nearly every segment of the cruise industry and provide our guests with virtually endless holiday choices—so many, in fact, that they need to look no further than the Carnival family when selecting a cruise vacation. The cruise lines within our portfolio include the most-recognized brands in North America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and Australia—areas that account for 85 percent of the world’s cruise passengers. This compelling brand recognition and presence will provide us with a solid growth platform as we enter new regions. Our broad product selection is geared to suit every conceivable taste, price preference and target market, including contemporary, premium and ultraluxury. Our brands truly cater to the desires of different cultures, offering multiple languages and meeting varying entertainment and vacation preferences.
Carnival Cruise Line
The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®
Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates 24 ships designed to foster exceptionally fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Carnival Cruise Line is the leading provider of year-round Caribbean cruises and also operates seasonal cruises in Europe, Alaska, New England, Canada, Bermuda, Hawaii, Mexican Riviera and the Panama Canal. The brand caters to a wide consumer demographic, appealing to families, couples, singles and seniors alike. One common denominator among Carnival's guests is the desire for a truly fun, memorable and enjoyable vacation experience.
Let Princess take you on a complete escape from the ordinary.
Princess is the world's third largest cruise line based on passenger capacity, operating a modern fleet of 18 ships carrying more than a million passengers each year. The company's ships are renowned for their innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities, all provided in an environment of exceptional customer service. Princess introduced several concepts that have since become popular throughout the industry, including "Movies Under the Stars" giant outdoor screens, an adults-only Sanctuary, Chef's Table dinner and an exclusive behind-the-scenes ship tour. A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess offers its passengers the opportunity to escape to more than 300 international and exotic destinations around the globe, including Europe, Australia, Asia, Panama Canal, Hawaii and South America. The next generation of Princess ships will arrive in June 2013, with the debut of the new Royal Princess.
Holland America Line
A Signature of Excellence®
Holland America Line's premium fleet of 15 mid-sized ships offers more than 500 cruises to ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies, such as Antarctica, South America, Australia/New Zealand, Asia, Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico, Canada/New England, Europe and Panama Canal. The cruise line also offers an annual Grand World Voyage of over 100 days. Renowned for its gracious service, Holland America Line's spacious, elegant mid-sized ships feature sophisticated five-star dining, extensive entertainment and activities, innovative culinary enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries. Popular features are the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine — a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchen where more than 60 guest chefs and culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and classes — Explorations Café powered by The New York Times, Digital Workshop powered by Windows, new dining experiences such as the Italian Canaletto Restaurant, an Evening at Le Cirque in the Pinnacle Grill and dishes from the famed Culinary Council. Holland America Line currently has two new 2,650-guest Pinnacle-class ships on order. ms Koningsdam will deliver in February 2016 and the second as-yet-unnamed ship will deliver in November 2018.
Seabourn provides ultraluxury cruising vacations in a unique, small-ship style that focuses on genuine, intuitive service, all-suite accommodations, superb cuisine and unique experiences in destinations worldwide. Critics and readers' polls consistently rate Seabourn as the world's best small-ship cruise line and among the top vacation choices of any kind. Between 2009 and 2011, Seabourn added three new ships that are hailed as "game-changers for the luxury segment," offering more categories of luxury suites, more dining alternatives and the largest spa facility on any ultraluxury vessel. Seabourn ships maintain a service ratio of nearly one staff member per guest, and the intimate, sociable atmosphere that is the hallmark of the Seabourn cruising lifestyle. Seabourn's ships cruise to destinations throughout the world, including Europe, Asia, the South Pacific Islands, Australia and South America and Antarctica.
Impeccable "Cunard White Star Service"SM
Since the company's first paddle-wheeled steamer crossed the Atlantic in 1840, the name Cunard has been synonymous with the quest for new discoveries, legendary voyages and the epitome of British refinement. Cunard voyages bring together like-minded travelers who relish the line's hallmarks of impeccable White Star Service, fine dining, sophisticated adventure, the legacy of historic voyages and transatlantic travel.
Royalty, celebrities and voyagers from every walk of life have enjoyed Cunard's classic luxury experience based on the history and tradition of transatlantic liner service. Cunard continues this legacy of luxury ocean travel with flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth, international icons evoking elegance, glamour and sophistication, with Queen Mary 2 providing the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between New York and Southampton, England. Cunard ships primarily sail a variety of seasonal itineraries in Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean/Panama Canal as well as traditional transatlantic voyages.
The Ultimate Ships for German Guests
AIDA Cruises is the leader and most recognized cruise brand in the German cruise business. A total of ten AIDA ships are currently in service: AIDAcara, AIDAvita, AIDAaura, AIDAdiva, AIDAbella, AIDAluna, AIDAblu, AIDAsol, AIDAmar and our newest ship, the AIDAstella. These vessels currently operate in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, the Arabian Gulf and around the Canary Islands. AIDA ships are dedicated to the German-speaking market and renowned for their youthful style and casual service. As a seagoing "club resort," AIDA ships incorporate the successful elements of upmarket clubs and resorts in the premium and four-star range, with a host of on-board amenities and facilities that attract younger, more active, as well as relaxation-seeking vacationers.
Europe's number one cruise line
Based in Genoa, Italy, Costa Cruises is Europe's largest cruise line based on guests carried and passenger capacity. For over 63 years, its ships have plied the seas of the world, offering the best in Italian style, hospitality and cuisine. Its fleet, the largest in Europe, has a total of 15 ships, providing dream holidays with the utmost in terms of fun and relaxation, with unique features like the Samsara spa, 4d cinema, GP car and golf simulators, and dining experiences for all tastes. Costa's fleet spans the globe offering each year the chance to visit some 250 separate destinations with about 150 different itineraries in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Baltic Sea, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, the United Arab Emirates, the Far East, the Red Sea, around-the-world cruises and Grand Cruises.
P&O Cruises (UK)
A world of choice
P&O Cruises has a fleet of seven ships offering holidays tailored to British tastes combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time. Azura was launched in April 2010 – officially named by Godmother Darcey Bussell CBE. Small ship Adonia was added to the fleet in May 2011, named by Dame Shirley Bassey, DBE. Britannia, a new 141,000 ton ship, will be added to the fleet in March 2015.
P&O Cruises (Australia)
The company that invented cruising
P&O Cruises (Australia) is the leading Australia cruise line, with more than 80 years of cruising experience. P&O Cruises (Australia) provides a quintessential holiday experience for Australians and New Zealanders, taking them to some of the world's most idyllic and hard-to-reach places. P&O Cruises (Australia)'s three ships - Pacific Dawn, Pacific Jewel and Pacific Pearl - offer a wide range of destinations in the South Pacific, New Zealand, Asia and domestic ports. Known as the pioneers of new destinations and experiences in the region , P&O Cruises continues to grow the Australasian cruising market with modern and contemporary offerings from almost 100% local providoring to P&OEdge Adventure Park - the world's biggest adventure park at sea. November 2015 will see Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden join the fleet making the five ship fleet the largest homeported cruise line year round in Australia.