2017 News Releases

 
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Mar 27, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 27, 2017Leadership change for Carnival UK
Josh Weinstein, corporate treasurer of parent company Carnival Corporation & plc, will become president of Carnival UK following the planned departure of current CEO David Noyes in July after six years in the business.   Weinstein will be responsible for overseeing both P&O Cruises and Cunard.   He will report to Stein Kruse, currently CEO of the Holland America Group, who is promoted to group CEO of Holland America Group and Carnival UK.   Noyes w... 
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Mar 27, 2017P&O Pacific Partnership Expands Reach in South Pacific with Two New Programs After $1m Raised in Contributions
The P&O Pacific Partnership is expanding its reach in the South Pacific with two new community programs, after surpassing a milestone of one million dollars in voluntary contributions from passengers and special donations in only four years.   Building on previous funding of health posts and kindergartens in Vanuatu, the two new projects are aimed at assisting women and young children in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, working in conjunction with Save the Childre... 
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Mar 24, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 24, 2017AIDA Cruises: Multi-million euro contract for Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven
Prior to the start of the Selection season in Europe, many areas of AIDAvita will be redesigned.   "Unikt" means "unique" in Norwegian, and it is an apt description for the Northern European cruises that AIDAvita will embark on from Hamburg or Kiel starting from April 5, 2017, as part of the new AIDA Selection program. Before then, the cruise liner, which was christened on April 30, 2002, by Doris Schröder-Köpf, is set to enjoy an extensive beauty treatment. Between March 25 ... 
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Mar 23, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 23, 2017P&O Races Towards a Record 2018 with First Ever Melbourne Cup Cruise from New Zealand
P&O Cruises is stepping up the cruise pace in New Zealand, sailing on its first Melbourne Cup Carnival voyage from Auckland this November ahead of a record-breaking season in 2018.   Pacific Jewel's 10-night cruise to the world famous Emirates Melbourne Cup race event will be a highlight of P&O's inaugural spring cruise season in New Zealand, with the 2000-guest superliner sailing on a series of roundtrip cruises from Auckland between September, 1 to October, 31, this y... 
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Mar 23, 2017Carnival Corporation's Princess Cruises to Add Guest Experience Platform to Two More Cruise Ships
World's largest cruise company's international premium brand, Princess Cruises, to add world's first interactive guest experience platform to Caribbean Princess and Regal Princess during upcoming dry docks MIAMI, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new era of cruise personalization and game-changing guest service nears, Carnival Corporation & plc's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) international premium brand, Princess Cruises, will soon prepare two more vessels with the world's first interactive gu... 
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Mar 22, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 21, 2017Holland America Line Renews Partnership with Seattle Mariners Through Programs to Honor U.S. Military and Support Seattle Children’s Hospital
Hometown Cruise Line sponsors community outreach programs and recognition events   Seattle, Wash., Mar. 21, 2017 — Holland America Line announces the renewal of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners through the 2018 season. The partnership between Seattle's Hometown Cruise Line and the Hometown Major League Baseball Team includes several components, including in-ballpark advertising, sponsorship of the seventh-inning stretch, and presenting sponsorship of the "Salute to T... 
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Mar 21, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On First Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, March 21, 2017 /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, March 28, 2017, 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 21, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 21, 2017Travel Guides goes Cruising on Pacific Aria
Tonight the stars of the Channel Nine hit TV show Travel Guides take to the high seas to sample the tropical delights of the South Pacific Islands with P&O Cruises.   Six groups of Australians turned holiday critics jump onboard the 55,820-tonne Pacific Aria to explore the crystal clear waters of the deserted islands, bursting with marine life, and the diverse landscape of majestic cliffs, tropical forests and white sand beaches.   Each party of holidaymakers in t... 
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Mar 20, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 20, 2017P&O Cruises Launches First Flagship College Master Class
P&O Cruises has released its first Flagship College Master Class, giving travel agents an easy way to boost their cruise knowledge.    Taking only one hour to complete, the Master Class will give agents deeper insights into P&O's product - as well as 10 Cruise Lines International Australasia (CLIA) Accreditation Points. The course is available in a mobile-friendly format for easy access, with agents having the option to start and stop at any time, making it even ea... 
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Mar 17, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 17, 2017Cunard Announces Details of Queen Victoria Refit
Cunard is continuing its commitment to offering guests unparalleled travel experiences with the announcement of a $54 million refurbishment for Queen Victoria this May.   Queen Victoria will enter dry dock in Palermo, Italy on May 5, 2017 for the one month bow to stern makeover, which will see the addition of 43 brand new Britannia Club category staterooms with their own dedicated restaurant, a redesign of the liner's Grand Suites and Deck 8 aft Penthouse Suites, as well as a n... 
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Mar 16, 2017ms Koningsdam Scores Second 100 in United States Public Health Inspection Building on Holland America Line’s Record of Excellence
Score follows ms Oosterdam's and ms Eurodam's recent perfect scores   Seattle, Wash., March 16, 2017 — Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam earned its second perfect score of 100 on a routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — making it two out of two for the premium cruise ship.   Koningsdam's unannounced USPH inspection was held March 12, 2017, during a turnaround in Fort Lauderdale at Port Evergl... 
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Mar 16, 2017Princess Cruises Announces Multi-Million Dollar Caribbean Princess Renovation
Cruise Ship to Debut Family-Friendly Features with Additional Food and Beverage News to be Announced SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 16, 2017) – Caribbean Princess will undergo an extensive two-week drydock in Freeport, Bahamas, March 26-April 6.  She will emerge from a multi-million-dollar renovation with new offerings appealing to families, including Camp Discovery Youth & Teen Center, upgraded Movies Under the Stars, Princess Luxury Bed and interconnecting staterooms, just in... 
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Mar 16, 2017Strictly stars to sparkle on P&O Cruises this summer
Sequins and salsa will take centre stage as the nation's favourite dancing competition sets sail on board P&O Cruises Strictly Come Dancing themed holidays. Craig Revel Horwood will once again be in charge, passing judgment on the dancers who will all be hoping to hear his famous catchphrase: "Three words: Fab-u-lous!".   2016 winner Ore Oduba will join Ventura in April for cruise N711 where he will be reunited with his Strictly pro partner Jo Clifton.   In additi... 
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Mar 16, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 16, 2017New Look Pacific Dawn Delivers Top Deck Thrills at Sea
P&O guests can now slip and slide their way to the Pacific onboard Pacific Dawn, which features the wildest and longest waterslides on an Australian cruise ship. The two new slides, both around 80 metres long, form the centrepiece of a massive refurbishment of the Brisbane-based superliner which has taken place over two weeks in Singapore.   One slide is transparent so that spectators can watch guests shoot through its twists and turns, while the other slide is multi... 
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Mar 15, 2017Experience Denali With A New Seabourn Journey Cruise Extension
SEATTLE, March 15, 2017 - Throughout the 2017 Alaska travel season, Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is offering the Denali Experience, an exclusive and optional Seabourn Journey available before or after all Seabourn Ultimate Alaska voyages on Seabourn Sojourn. Majestic natural wonders, rustic frontier towns and untamed wildlife are all on the agenda for the line's return to Alaska this summer for the first time in 15 years.   The four-day Denali E... 
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Mar 15, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 14, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 14, 2017MKR Takes to the High Seas with Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Line has signed up as an official 2017 sponsor of Australia's number one show, Channel Seven's My Kitchen Rules, with its Sydney-based ship Carnival Spirit set to make a guest appearance in two episodes this week. In a top secret shoot, Carnival Spirit hosted 11 MKR teams plus judges last year, with contestants only told the location of filming at the last minute, providing plenty of excitement but leaving little time to consider the challenges of cooking at sea. The ... 
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Mar 13, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 13, 2017Carnival Corporation Expands Global Fleet Operations Centers, A First in Commercial Maritime Industry
World's largest leisure travel company develops breakthrough real-time technology with unmatched capability to enhance safety, improve operational excellence and support environmental initiatives A first in the cruise and commercial maritime industries, its global fleet operations centers are now open in Seattle and Hamburg - with additional center under construction in Miami - to monitor and support operations of company's fleet MIAMI, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation &... 
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Mar 13, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Opens the Doors to its Fun Shops for Australian Cruises
Carnival Cruise Line is helping Australian travellers take the hassle out of gift shopping on their cruise following the Down Under debut of its popular Fun Shops program, designed to help guests celebrate special occasions onboard.   Fun Shops lets guests – or their friends and family – pre-purchase gifts before their cruise departs, allowing them to surprise loved ones who are booked on Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend cruises from Australia.   Carnival Cruise ... 
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Mar 12, 2017Holland America Line Introduces Rudi’s Sel de Mer French Brasserie Pop-Up Restaurant to Six Ships in the Fleet
Intimate dining venue to feature classic French cuisine with a contemporary twist Seattle, Wash., March 12, 2017 — Holland America Line is honoring its Master Chef and culinary consultant Rudi Sodamin, the creator of Sel de Mer aboard ms Koningsdam, by launching the French brasserie as a pop-up in the Pinnacle Grill and naming it Rudi's Sel de Mer. Six ships in the fleet will feature the pop-up, including ms Eurodam, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, ms Noordam, ms Oosterdam, ms Westerdam and ms Zuiderdam. ... 
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Mar 10, 2017Significant Milestone In Carnival Horizon's Construction Commemorated With Traditional Maritime Coin Ceremony
New 133,500-Ton Ship Set to Debut in Europe April 2, 2018 MIAMI, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time-honored maritime tradition dating back centuries, a ceremony was held earlier today aboard Carnival Horizon at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, during which a commemorative coin was welded to the ship's mast to mark a significant construction milestone. The coin ceremony – whose origins can be traced back to the ancient Romans who believed that attaching coins to a ship pr... 
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Mar 09, 2017Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam Continues Company’s Streak with a Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
Score follows Eurodam's recent record-making 11th perfect 100Seattle, Wash., March 9, 2017 — Holland America Line's ms Oosterdam joins sister-ship ms Eurodam this year by earning a perfect score of 100 on a routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Oosterdam's unannounced USPH inspection was held March 3, 2017, during a turnaround at Tampa, Florida, at the start of a seven-day Caribbean cruise. The perfe... 
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Mar 09, 2017Comedian Robbie Printz Chosen Princess Cruises’ 2016 Entertainer of the Year
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 9, 2017) — Guests aboard Ruby Princess selected comedian Robbie Printz, as Princess Cruises' "2016 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 Cruises' stages each year. These top artists performed to enthusiastic audiences during the cruise, these guests then cast their ballot to select the winner. Thi... 
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Mar 09, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 07, 2017Princess Cruises Come Back New Sale Offers Ultimate Relaxation
Guests Receive Free Gratuities on Select Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 VoyagesSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 7, 2017) –  Princess Cruises today announced the Come Back New Sale, offering guests free gratuities and the opportunity to experience the line's award-winning onboard experiences and service. In addition to free gratuities, guests who book a suite during the Come Back New sale will receive a free Lotus Spa treatment, featuring the choice of a hydrating facial or 50-minute Swedish massage.... 
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Mar 07, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 07, 2017AIDAvita’s first Selection cruise launched in world’s biggest cruise capital
Guests enjoyed fireworks display against the imposing Miami skyline After the successful start of AIDAcara's Selection cruise at the beginning of February in Hamburg, AIDAvita's maiden Selection cruise got off to a start on March 5, 2017, in Miami. After an overnight stay and a first exciting day in port with excursions to places that included the Everglades, the cry of "Caaaaaast off!" went up yesterday on March 6, 2017. Sailing out of the world's biggest cruise port was festively celebrated ... 
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Mar 07, 2017Costa Group and Mercy Ships present their Memorandum of Understanding to provide practical help where it is needed the most
Madrid, March 7 2017  - Mercy Ships and Costa Group celebrated today the official start of the memorandum of understanding which has been recently signed. The agreement is aimed to develop synergies in different fields with the objective to support the accomplishments of Mercy Ships. According to this agreement Costa Group will develop specific activities in the following areas: Promoting Mercy Ships tasks on board the 26 ships of the Costa Group fleet (Costa Cruises, Costa Asia, AIDA ... 
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Mar 07, 2017Foodie Mania Heads to Sea with Rise in Culinary Cruises
Australians' appetite for food has reached the high seas with P&O Cruises revealing a record number of families are sailing away on Food and Wine cruises. In response to growing consumer demand, P&O is offering 21 food themed cruises this year, up from 17 in 2016 and a four-fold increase from 2014. Food and Wine cruises now represent about 20 per cent of P&O's sea breaks each year.  P&O Cruises President Sture Myrmell said the increase in groups of families and ... 
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Mar 07, 2017P&O Cruises introduces first ever Arabian Gulf fly-cruise programme
Oceana to be based in Dubai for round trip exotic cruises in 2019   P&O Cruises has announced details of an Arabian Gulf fly-cruise programme, the first time it has ever based a ship in the region.   Between January 10 and April 4 2019, P&O Cruises will sail five 10-night cruises from Dubai on Oceana. These cruises are book-ended by two positioning cruises of 20 and 14 nights respectively, to and from Dubai. Prices start from £1,399 per person with up to £450... 
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Mar 06, 2017Carnival Launches Travel Agent Trivia Game In Honor Of Company’s 45th Anniversary
45 Cash Prizes to be Awarded on Carnival's Trade Facebook Page from March 6-March10   MIAMI (March 6, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line kicks off a travel agent trivia contest today on its trade-dedicated Facebook page to commemorate the company's 45th anniversary. The line's first ship, the TSS Mardi Gras, departed on her inaugural cruise from Miami on March 11, 1972.  The contest starts today and ends March 10. The "Carnival 45th Anniversary Trivia" game features one triv... 
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Mar 06, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 06, 2017Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
In accordance with the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 28 February 2017 Carnival plc had 216,958,311 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading. Carnival plc holds 2,019,824 ordinary shares in Treasury. Although Carnival plc has 214,938,487 issued and outstanding 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 vot... 
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Mar 02, 2017Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebrated With Fun Family-Friendly Event Aboard Carnival Elation In Jacksonville
Part of Carnival's Exclusive Seuss at Sea Program, Festivities Kick Off Fleetwide Birthday Celebration of World's Most Beloved Children's Author MIAMI, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is Dr. Seuss' birthday and to mark the occasion Carnival Cruise Line held a fun, family-friendly event aboard Carnival Elation in Jaxport, part of a fleetwide celebration of the world's most beloved children's author.   The event aboard Carnival Elation was highlighted by a book reading to students from ... 
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Mar 02, 2017Princess Cruises “Summer on Sale” Offers Cruise Deals on Summer Vacations
Save up to 40 Percent on Alaska, Europe and Japan Cruise Fares SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 2, 2017) – Princess Cruises makes it easy to plan a summer cruise or cruisetour vacation with a sale on the line's most popular destinations, including Alaska, Europe and Japan. During Summer on Sale, guests who book can save up to 40 percent per person on launch fares, plus third and fourth guests in a stateroom can book with fares as low as $299, and all guests book with a low deposit of $100... 
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Mar 02, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate for Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 19, 2017, 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 March 17, 2017, to shareholders of record on February 24, 2017. 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, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 02, 2017Mojib Latif enthuses AIDA guests with his dedication to climate protection
AIDA's marine and climate protection expert on board as a guest lecturer As part of the event series "Celebrities read," the marine and climate protection expert Mojib Latif has been on board AIDAsol since February 26, 2017. On the seven-day cruise around the Canary Islands, guests still have a chance to see Latif in exciting readings and talks until March 5, 2017. The dedicated marine and climate protector reads from his book "The End of the Oceans" ("Das Ende der Ozeane"... 
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Mar 01, 2017Carnival 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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Mar 01, 2017Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam Makes Industry History with 11th Consecutive Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
Score marks the longest streak of perfect 100s in cruise industry Seattle, Wash., March 1, 2017 — Holland America Line's ms Eurodam continues to raise the bar even higher for cruise ships visiting the United States by earning its 11th consecutive perfect score of 100 on a routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The run of perfect scores is a record in both the cruise industry and company history. ... 
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Feb 28, 2017Carnival’s Australian Team Adds First International Rep
With its global fleet continuing to expand and an increasing number of Australians looking for new Carnival experiences, Carnival Cruise Line has welcomed a new team member to its Sydney-based office to focus solely on international cruises.   Angela Wilson has become the first local Business Development Representative for Carnival's international sailings, with responsibility for driving awareness and promotion of the US-based Carnival Cruise Line fleet among Australian travel ... 
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Feb 28, 2017World-Class Expedition Team to Lead Seabourn's Journey Back to Alaska
SEATTLE, February 28, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is headed back to Alaska this summer with an outstanding expedition team leading the way. The line will offer a series of 11-, 12- and 14-day itineraries sailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Anchorage (Seward) Alaska aboard Seabourn Sojourn between June and September 2017.   During Seabourn's Alaska voyages, guests will experience thrilling adventure and up-close explorations through ... 
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Feb 28, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 27, 2017Carnival Corporation's Exhaust Gas Cleaning Technology Installed on 60 Percent of Fleet
World's largest leisure travel company on track to expand its breakthrough environmental technology to more than 85 vessels across its global fleet through 2020 Company's $400 million investment to develop and deploy systems improves quality of air emissions, reinforces commitment to environment MIAMI, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it has completed the installation and certifi... 
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Feb 27, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 27, 2017Cruise from WA to Bali for an Exotic Sleepover
P&O Cruises is introducing a different way for holidaymakers to experience Indonesia with its cruises from Fremantle now offering a sleepover in Bali.   Already a beloved holiday destination for many Australians, P&O is making a cruise to the region more appealing with its first overnight stay on April 13, 2017.   The overnight call features in the cruise line's 12-day Indonesian cruises departing Fremantle on April 9 and May 28, 2017, which also include visi... 
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Feb 27, 2017Carnival Takes Aussie Kids to Sea for Free
Carnival Cruise Line is taking the children of Australia to sea for free in an encore ‘kids sail free' sale which offers families thousands of dollars in holiday savings.   On sale until March 13, 2017, the third and fourth guests in a room will cruise for free on select Carnival sailings from Sydney this year.   Fares start from $749* for a four-night cruise to action-packed Moreton Island on Carnival Spirit departing Sydney on August 17, 2017, the equivalent of just ... 
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Feb 24, 2017Princess Cruises Unveils 2018 Japan Cruise and Cruisetour Program
Cruise Line's Fifth Japan Deployment Offers More Departures and Ports than Ever Before SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Feb 24, 2017) – Princess Cruises, the top North American cruise line in Japan, today announced its longest Japan cruise season yet with an array of voyages from Tokyo and Kobe in 2018 that circumnavigate the country, visiting top-rated cultural ports. With Japanese maiden port calls to Ishinomaki, Iwakuni, Niigata, Sakata, Toba and Yokkaichi, along with visits to South Korea, Ta... 
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Feb 24, 2017Annual Report and Accounts
MIAMI (February 24, 2017) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announce that copies of the Carnival plc 2016 Strategic Report and IFRS Financial Statements (to which the Carnival Corporation & plc 2016 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 sub... 
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Feb 24, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 23, 2017Carnival Sensation Undergoes Extensive Renovation That Adds Exciting Food And Beverage Options, New 'Camp Ocean' Play Space
MIAMI, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Sensation has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation and emerged with a variety of popular food and beverage concepts, as well as a new nautical-themed children's play area.  Following the two-week-long dry dock, which took place in Freeport, The Bahamas, the 2,052-passenger Carnival Sensation today resumed its year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises from Miami.    Carnival Sensation is the third Carnival ship to undergo a refur... 
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Feb 23, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 22, 2017Introducing Seabourn Encore's Stylish Sushi Restaurant
SEATTLE, February 22, 2017 - One of the most striking and innovative features of Seabourn Encore is the new alternative dining venue Sushi. Designed and decorated by renowned hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany, the airy, intimate room located just off the Atrium on Deck 8 provides a delightful change of pace for guests in the mood for something different for lunches and dinners during their voyages.    The concept and execution of a sushi restaurant on board is the br... 
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Feb 22, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 22, 2017Pacific Dawn Makeover Begins
P&O Cruises' Pacific Dawn has begun a multi-million dollar transformation in Singapore which will include the installation of two spectacular waterslides on her top decks.   Over the coming days, the ship will be fitted with a range of new features including a state-of-the-art waterpark and the addition of The Pantry, an international market place of fresh food outlets which will replace the traditional ship buffet.  Among its features will be a new Mediterranean-insp... 
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Feb 22, 2017Holland America Group’s Clark Named to Ethisphere Institute’s ‘Attorneys Who Matter’ List for Fourth Consecutive Year
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 22, 2017 — Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, recognized Holland America Group's Kelly Clark for the fourth consecutive year in its "2016 Attorneys Who Matter" list of lawyers in the Ethics and Compliance category. Clark serves as senior vice president, safety, environmental and regulatory services, as well as chief ethics officer for Holland America Group.   This award showcases ... 
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Feb 22, 2017Carnival Corporation Cruise Joint Venture in China to Order First-Ever Cruise Ships Built in China
Agreement formalized at signing ceremony in Beijing, attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian President Sergio Mattarella Company's cruise joint venture in China agrees to order two new cruise ships to be built by China-based shipbuilding joint venture, with an option to order four additional ships World's first China-built cruise ships to join the cruise joint venture's multi-ship fleet, with the first of these ships expected for delivery in 2023 MIAMI, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNew... 
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Feb 21, 2017AIDA Cruises: start of construction of the first LNG cruise ship in the world at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg
Pre-reservations for initial cruises around the Canaries from today On February 21, 2017, a new age dawned for the cruise shipping sector at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. AIDA President Felix Eichhorn and Meyer Werft Director Bernard Meyer performed the symbolic first steel cutting for the world's first cruise ship that can be run completely on liquid natural gas (LNG). The Rostock-based cruise company had announced the continuation of the longstanding strategic part... 
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Feb 21, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 21, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Expands 'Carnival Journeys' Program With 13 Additional Voyages Departing In 2018-19
12- to 14-Day Voyages Visit Spectacular Destinations Throughout Central and South America, Alaska, Hawaii, the Caribbean and the Panama Canal MIAMI, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its popular Carnival Journeys enrichment cruise series with 13 new 12- to 14-day seagoing adventures departing from homeports along the East and West Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico in 2018 and 2019. The new voyages are in addition to a number of previously announced nine-to 15-day ... 
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Feb 20, 2017Princess Cruises Announces Island Princess the Fourth Ship to Debut Medallion Class Ocean Vacations
Princess Cruises has announced that Island Princess will be the fourth cruise ship in its fleet to feature the exciting new Ocean Medallion™, debuting on the ship in Alaska in May 2018. The wearable device enables a new level of personalisation and delivers an enhanced guest experience not previously available in the global travel industry. Princess Cruises is the first Carnival Corporation brand to debut this ground breaking innovation, which was unveiled by Carnival Corporation ... 
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Feb 18, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 17, 2017Princess Cruises Announces Fourth Ship to Debut Medallion Class Ocean Vacations
Island Princess to Set Sail in May 2018 on the Next Wave of Vacation Travel in Alaska SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 17, 2017) – Princess Cruises, the #1 cruise line in Alaska, announced today that Island Princess will be the fourth cruise ship to feature the Ocean Medallion™, debuting      May 16, 2018 for the Alaska season. The wearable device powered by a first-of-its-kind interactive technology platform within the One Cruise Experience Access Net... 
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Feb 17, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 16, 2017AIDA Cruises honored with eLearning Award
On February 15, 2017, the cruise line AIDA Cruises received the eLearning Award at the prestigious education fair Didacta 2017 in Stuttgart. The fully automated introductory training, which had been submitted for the award by Human Resources at AIDA Cruises, was honored as the project of the year in the "Learning Management System" category. The company had developed a flexible, interactive and simple online tool to train new AIDA crew members and prepare the future on-board employees for thei... 
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Feb 16, 2017Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated a) Name Arnold W. Donald 2 Reason for the notification a) Position/status Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc / Director b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial Notification 3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer o... 
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Feb 16, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 16, 2017Havana, Cuba to Feature on Select Carnival Paradise Cruises
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that Havana, Cuba will be added to select Carnival Paradise voyages from Tampa beginning in June 2017.   The overnight visits to Havana will be featured on 12 four and five-day cruises onboard Carnival Paradise departing from the Port of Tampa starting June 29, 2017, providing holidaymakers with a rare and exciting opportunity to explore this fascinating and previously off-limits destination.   Four-day cruises will depart June 29... 
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Feb 15, 2017Costa Cruises Is A Top Employer Italy For The Fourth Consecutive Year
The Italian company has received the prestigious Top Employers 2017 certification, achieving recognition for high standards in human resources management.     Genoa, 15 February 2017 – Costa Cruises is once again among the top Italian companies for employee working conditions. During yesterday's event in Milan, the Italian company was recognised by the Top Employers Institute for the fourth consecutive year and awarded the prestigious "Top Employers 2017" certification. ... 
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Feb 15, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 15, 2017AIDAperla: On June 30, 2017, Palma de Mallorca will be hosting the christening of the year
The Christening Cruise will set off on June 24, 2017, and can be booked as of today, 10.00 am.   The secret has finally been unveiled: AIDAperla, the twelfth member of the AIDA fleet, will be christened on Friday, June 30, 2017, in Palma de Mallorca (Spain). The Christening Cruise will last from June 24 until July 1, 2017, leading from Palma de Mallorca to three of the most beautiful Mediterranean metropolises: Rom (Civitavecchia), Florence (Livorno) and Barcelona. Tickets are ... 
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Feb 14, 2017Explore Hidden Glacier Bay Aboard Seabourn during 2017 Cruise Season in Alaska
Seattle, February 14, 2017 - There are so many natural wonders for guests to behold on a Seabourn cruise to Alaska, but nothing quite like the mysterious and exotic Glacier Bay. As the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line returns to The Last Frontier starting this May, Seabourn will provide a select number of opportunities for guests to witness the icy beauty of the remote 3.3 million-acre wilderness area with five separate sailings into Glacier Bay aboard Seabourn Sojourn over t... 
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Feb 14, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 14, 2017Carnival Corporation to Expand Cruises to Cuba with Carnival Cruise Line
Company's largest cruise brand, Carnival Cruise Line, is granted approval to expand corporation's sailings to Cuba to help meet pent-up demand from U.S. travelers to visit Caribbean's largest island Carnival Paradise to become the largest capacity cruise ship in history to sail from U.S. to Havana when sailings from Port Tampa Bay to Cuba begin in June 2017 MIAMI, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company... 
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Feb 14, 2017Havana, Cuba, To Be Featured On Select Carnival Paradise Cruises From Tampa Beginning In June 2017
Reservations Now Being Accepted for Carnival's First-Ever Visits to the Historic Cuban Capital MIAMI, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the history-making launch of cruises from the U.S. to Cuba on Carnival Corporation's Fathom brand last year, the company's namesake and largest cruise brand -- Carnival Cruise Line -- has now received approval to sail to Cuba.  The Cuban capital of Havana will be added to select Carnival Paradise voyages from Tampa beginning in June 2017. The overni... 
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Feb 13, 2017Carnival Dream Undergoes Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation, Emerges With Exciting New Dining And Bar Concepts
New Spaces Include Guy's Pig & Anchor Barbeque Smokehouse, Alchemy Bar, BlueIguana Cantina, Pizzeria del Capitano and Bonsai Sushi MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Orleans-based Carnival Dream recently completed an extensive makeover that added a variety of exciting food and beverage concepts. Following the renovation, which took place in Freeport, The Bahamas, the 130,000-ton ship yesterday resumed its year-round schedule of seven-day Caribbean cruises from the Big Easy. Th... 
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Feb 13, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 13, 2017Fast Company Ranks Carnival Corporation as a Most Innovative Company for 2017
World's largest leisure travel company lands on Top 10 list for two sectors - Design and Travel - for its Ocean Medallion™ wearable device enabling a personal concierge by bridging the physical and digital worlds to deliver a new level of personalized service MIAMI, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company with 10 global cruise line brands, has been named to two of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Comp... 
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Feb 10, 2017Rendezvous at sea
AIDAcara and AIDAprima set course for Hamburg together The big moment finally arrived today, Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:45 p.m. CET: Off the German Bight, around level with the Dutch island of Texel, AIDAcara met AIDAprima. Both ships of the fleet with the smiling lips set a course for Hamburg and will enter the port on Saturday morning, February 11, 2017 around 8:00 a.m. AIDAcara will dock at Altona, AIDAprima will take her customary berth at the Cruise Center Steinwerder. At 8:00 p.m.,... 
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Feb 10, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 10, 2017Premiere: First AIDA Selection cruise to kick off from Hamburg
Launch parade of AIDAcara and AIDAprima with fireworks display Tomorrow, Saturday, February 11, 2017 in Hamburg, AIDAcara will launch the very first cruise in the new AIDA vacation portfolio: AIDA Selection – cruises for cosmopolitan explorers that offer even more exceptional vacation experiences. Reason enough for the cruise line to celebrate this start with a very special maneuver. AIDAcara, the first ship of the AIDA fleet, and AIDAprima, the latest new-build, will firstly sail together i... 
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Feb 10, 2017Carnival Splendor To Operate 14-Day Alaska Cruise Round-Trip From Long Beach In August 2018
Two-Week-Long Adventure Includes Visits to Seven Awe-Inspiring Alaskan and Canadian Destinations, Including Breathtaking Icy Strait Point and Hubbard Glacier MIAMI, Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the expansion of its popular Carnival Journeys longer duration enrichment sailings, Carnival Splendor will offer a 14-day Alaskan adventure round-trip from Long Beach, Calif., featuring awe-inspiring sites such as majestic Hubbard Glacier and a day-long visit to Icy Strait Point, an unspoil... 
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Feb 09, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 09, 2017Two Carnival Corporation Ocean Media TV Programs Receive Parents' Choice Awards
Two of four new TV programs from world's largest leisure travel company -- "Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin" and "The Voyager with Josh Garcia" -- are recognized with prestigious Parents' Choice Approved Seals MIAMI, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that two of its four Ocean Media TV programs – "Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin" and "The Voyager with Josh Garcia" -- have been awarded ... 
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Feb 09, 2017Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Embark on Exclusive Partnership
Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King and more to join launch cruise to Alaska in July 2017   Seattle, Feb. 9, 2017 — Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine announce an exclusive partnership that will unite the soul-stirring power of travel with O's deep commitment to connection and personal growth.  Oprah Winfrey; O The Oprah Magazine editor at large Gayle King; and others will join the inaugural O, The Oprah Magazine Share the Adventur... 
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Feb 08, 2017Carnival Horizon's 2018 Inaugural Schedule to Include Series of Four-Day Cruises from New York to Bermuda
Voyages Complement Previously Announced Schedule of Mediterranean Cruises from Barcelona, Caribbean Sailings from New York and Miami   MIAMI (February 8, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line has announced that the new Carnival Horizon will offer a series of four-day Bermuda cruises from New York in spring and summer 2018, part of the ship's inaugural season that includes previously announced voyages to Europe from Barcelona and the Caribbean from New York and Miami. The four-day "l... 
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Feb 08, 2017AIDA Cruises extends portfolio of sustainable shore excursions
New excursions in the Caribbean allow guests to get involved in social projects or make their own contribution to preserving nature   AIDA Cruises is extending its portfolio of sustainable shore excursions. Under the motto "Act now and preserve paradise," guests can now book three new excursions in the Caribbean, including two from the Carnival Corporation brand, fathom, for socially responsible travel.   Travelers will thus have the opportunity to familiarize themsel... 
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Feb 08, 2017P&O Cruises Launches 2017 Flagship Incentive Program
P&O Cruises is giving travel agents even more reasons to sell its cruises, with the launch of its 2017 Flagship Achievers incentive program.   In 2016, travel agents across Australia and New Zealand earned more than $300,000 in incentive payments from the Flagship program. The cruise line is tipping 2017 will be even bigger, with the refurbishment of Pacific Dawn and the debut of Pacific Explorer giving agents more opportunities to sell a P&O cruise. Under the prog... 
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Feb 08, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 08, 2017Pacific Dawn to Offer Cracking New Seafood Restaurant
P&O Cruises is bringing a new taste to its culinary offering with a cracking new seafood restaurant called ‘Shell & Bones' debuting on Pacific Dawn next month.   Featuring a menu of locally-sourced seafood like Singapore-style crab from Queensland, lobster mornay from Tasmania and steamed Australian blue mussels from South Australia, the restaurant is set to reel in guests looking for a tasty seafood treat.   Shell & Bones Seafood & Grill will be pa... 
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Feb 07, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 07, 2017AIDA Career Days 2017: Set sail for a job at sea
Informative Career Days on board the AIDA fleet Those interested in the many entry-level and career advancement opportunities on board the AIDA fleet will once again have a chance this year to inform themselves in detail at the AIDA Career Days. The first AIDA Career Day this year takes place in Hamburg on March 4, 2017, aboard AIDAprima. After that, potential crew members can get insights into their dream job on board AIDAdiva in Rostock on May 9 and 19, and on July 4, 2017. At the AIDA Car... 
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Feb 06, 2017Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
In accordance with the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 31 January 2017 Carnival plc had 216,958,311 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading. Carnival plc holds 1,019,824 ordinary shares in Treasury. Although Carnival plc has 215,938,487 issued and outstanding 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... 
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Feb 04, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 03, 2017Block Lilsting Announcement
Application has been made to the Financial Conduct Authority and the London Stock Exchange for a total of 90,000 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 90,000Admission of the shares is expected on 7 February 2017.When issued these shares will rank pari pa... 
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Feb 03, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 03, 2017P&O’s Pacific Pearl arrives with Auckland Nines fans to launch a dual 2017 cruise season
More than 1700 Nines supporters have sailed into Auckland this morning on P&O's Pacific Pearl, marking the start of a four-month season of cruises from New Zealand estimated to contribute $20 million to the nation's economy.   Around 40 per cent of guests on the P&O cruise are Australian, boosting the number of international visitors to the two-day Downer NRL Auckland Nines event which begins tomorrow.   The four night cruise, which departed Sydney on Januar... 
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Feb 03, 2017The Viareggio Carnival Cruises With Costa
An agreement between the Italian cruise company and the Viareggio Carnival was presented on board Costa Diadema: excursions to Viareggio during carnival season and two themed cruises in Spring and Autumn.   La Spezia, 3 February 2017 – A special partnership was presented today in La Spezia on board Costa Diadema between Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Carnevale di Viareggio, that will bring all the skills and talent of the Viareggio Carnival – now 144 years old – on board t... 
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Feb 03, 2017Holland America Line Reaches Milestone of $5 Million Donated to Cancer Support Through ‘On Deck’ Programming
On Deck for a Cause invites guests to donate and walk in noncompetitive shipboard 5k   Seattle, Wash., Feb. 3, 2017 — In honor of World Cancer Day tomorrow, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $5 million for cancer support through "On Deck" programming that began in 2006. Currently the On Deck for a Cause program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States,... 
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Feb 02, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
  1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated a) Name Michael Thamm 2 Reason for the notification a) Position/status ... 
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Feb 02, 2017Carnival Corporation's Brands Capture Nearly 350 Cruise Industry Honors in 2016
World's largest leisure travel company and its 10 global brands receive top awards for vacation value, guest experience, destinations, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion MIAMI, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, earned nearly 350 honors and awards in 2016 across its 10 brands recognizing their world-class onboard experience, destinations, vacation value, sustainability, diversity and inclusio... 
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Feb 02, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 02, 20172016 Awards and Honors
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Feb 01, 2017Carnival 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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Feb 01, 2017AIDA supports SOS-Kinderdorf e.V. in the Philippines and the Dominican Republic in 2017
Cruise company has donated over 1 million euros to children's charity since 2005   Continuing its longstanding commitment to SOS-Kinderdorf e.V. projects in 2017, AIDA Cruises has presented the children's charity with a donation of 102,450 euros. This year the proceeds from the New Year's raffle that is traditionally held on board the AIDA fleet on December 31 will once again go to the SOS Children's Village in Iloilo, Philippines and an SOS Children's Village in Los Mina/San... 
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Feb 01, 2017Stein Kruse, Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer, Receives Seattle Business Magazine’s 2017 Executive Excellence Award
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 1, 2017 — Stein Kruse, Holland America Group chief executive officer, was awarded Seattle Business magazine's 2017 Executive Excellence Award at a black-tie event Wednesday, Jan. 25. During the gala at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Kruse was recognized as one of Washington State's top business leaders. As the Pacific Northwest's premier C-suite leadership event, the Executive Excellence Awards honor senior executives who have demonstrated extraordinary, consistent ... 
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Jan 31, 2017Carnival 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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Jan 31, 2017Carnival Corporation Announces Strategic Partnership with A+E Networks®
World's Largest Leisure Travel Company Debuts Original TV Series, "Good Spirits™", on A+E Networks' FYI Network on Thursday, February 16 at 6 p.m. ET and A&E on February 18 at noon ET. Program will showcase creation of unique cocktails that celebrate people, places and cultures while cruising to popular global destinations MIAMI, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced an e... 
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Jan 30, 2017Fathom Offers Limited-Time Savings for Week-Long Cruises to Cuba
Travelers can take advantage of offers and shipboard credit for deluxe staterooms for select sailings to CubaMIAMI, Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, one of Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10 global cruise brands, has added significant savings for deluxe staterooms for its popular week-long cruises to Cuba. Travelers save up to 28 percent off the standard rate when booking by March 31 for Fathom's cruises to Cuba between March 5 and May 28. Choices feature pre... 
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Jan 30, 2017Carnival 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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Jan 30, 2017Carnival Puts Fun Times on the Go with New Mobile App
Carnival Cruise Line has launched its free mobile app, Carnival Hub, on its Australia–based ships, giving guests instant access to all the fun onboard.   Guests will be able to use the Carnival Hub to maximise their fun throughout their cruise, with the app featuring the cruise line's Fun Times daily activities schedule as well as a ‘favourites' function allowing guests to bookmark the day's best events. Other features include a reminder to attend chosen events, searchable dec... 
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Jan 28, 2017Full culinary program: AIDA cruises with Tim Mälzer, Stefan Marquard, world champion pastry chef Andrea Schirmaier-Huber, Otto Gourmet, Benjamin Maerz and many others
It reads like a "Who's Who" of tasty cooking: The culinary program 2017 of the cruise operator AIDA Cruises promises a veritable feast for the taste buds.   First and foremost, the program features a partnership with the rock star of German TV chefs, Tim Mälzer. In 2017 this famous chef is cooking with guests of every age on selected AIDA cruises. The partnership moreover involves mutually enhancing the cookery studio concept aboard AIDAprima. As such, in addition to children's ... 
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Jan 27, 2017Carnival 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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Jan 27, 2017AIDAprima hosts international LNG Conference
Expert forum explores the practical use of low-emission liquefied gas on board cruise ships As part of the international trade conference "Making LNG Happen: Combining Forces for Sustainable Shipping," 80 leading representatives from the fields of business, politics and science visited the cruise ship AIDAprima in Rotterdam on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The guests included Dirk Brengelmann, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Netherlands and his Norwegian colleagu... 
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Jan 26, 2017Carnival Ecstasy Undergoes Multi-million-dollar Makeover, Emerges With Exciting New Dining And Beverage Concepts
New Spaces Include Guy's Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, Alchemy Bar and Cherry on Top MIAMI, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charleston, S.C.-based Carnival Ecstasy has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation that has added a variety of new dining and beverage innovations. The features were incorporated during a two-week dry dock that took place from Jan. 10-24, 2017, in Freeport, The Bahamas.   Following the renovation, the ship returned to Charleston yesterday to resume its ... 
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Jan 26, 2017P&O Rocks Australia Day on Sydney Harbour
More than 5000 holidaymakers are celebrating Australia Day on three P&O cruise ships on Sydney Harbour today, with guests onboard Pacific Eden enjoying a surprise concert with Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes.   Jimmy kicked off his special morning acoustic performance with the popular Flame Trees, performing to hundreds of guests on Pacific Eden's Oasis pool deck, against the backdrop of Sydney.   P&O's ships have been part of the Harbour action on Austral... 
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Jan 24, 2017Carnival Horizon To Debut With A Series Of European Voyages In April 2018 Followed By Caribbean Itineraries From New York And Miami
Diverse Schedule to Include Mediterranean Cruises from Barcelona, Caribbean Voyages from New York and Miami MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the inaugural season of its newest ship, Carnival Horizon, debuting in April 2018, Carnival Cruise Line has assembled a wide array of exciting and diverse itineraries featuring breathtaking destinations throughout the Mediterranean and Caribbean. Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Carnival Horizon will... 
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Jan 24, 2017Princess Cruises Takes Australian History to Sea
Princess Cruises has created history with a new onboard exhibition showcasing major moments from Australia's past. The exhibition, titled Defining Moments in Australian History has been developed in partnership with the National Museum of Australia and will feature onboard the cruise line's record fleet of five Australian-based ships until 2021. Through public discussion, online resources and community events, the initial program at the Museum in Canberra identified 100 key defini... 
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Jan 24, 2017Costa Cruises Presents The Exclusive Vintage Collection Dedicated To The History Of The Brand
The new  "Vintage Costa" collection is available in Costa's onboard shops with clothes, accessories and fancy goods, inspired by the colors and the historic images of the company. Genoa, 24 January 2017 – Costa Cruises launches the new Vintage Costa, a collection of clothes and accessories, dedicated to the historic graphics and logos of the Italian cruise company. Designed for the lovers of the brand, the exclusive creations of streetwear, handbags and fancy goods are only available... 
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Jan 23, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
    1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated a) Name Sir Jonathon Band 2 Reason for the notification a) Posit... 
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Jan 23, 2017Carnival a Legend in North and South
Carnival Legend is fast becoming Carnival Cruise Line's most adventurous and well-travelled ship. Following her inaugural New Zealand sailing last week, the 88,500-tonne ship has now travelled the furthest south of any Carnival ship, achieving the milestone during scenic cruising of Fiordland National Park. The 10-day roundtrip cruise from Sydney included the cruise line's first calls to the South Island. Carnival Legend already had the title of travelling the furthest north wh... 
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Jan 20, 2017Holland America Line’s Culinary Council Named ‘Best Culinary Initiative’ in Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2016 Editor-in-Chief Awards
Esteemed group of world-renowned chefs earns accolades from cruise authority Seattle, Wash., Jan. 20, 2017 — Holland America Line's Culinary Council — a team of world-class celebrity chefs — was named "Best Culinary Initiative" in Porthole Cruise Magazine's 2016 Editor-in-Chief Awards. The annual awards are chosen by Bill Panoff, the magazine's editor-in-chief and publisher, who honors his favorite travel experiences that left an impression in terms of service, quality and memorable... 
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Jan 20, 2017Michael Thamm Expands Role To Oversee Carnival Corporation’s Operations In China And Asia
Genoa, January 20, 2017 – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced that Michael Thamm, CEO of Costa Group, is appointed CEO of Carnival Asia, and will oversee operationsin China and the regionas part of his expanded role.   The appointment demonstrates the importance Carnival Corporation attaches to the China market as an upcomingstrong pillar of its global business.   "As the first and... 
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Jan 20, 2017Princess Named “Best Ocean Cruise Line” in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards
Cruise Line Also Recognized for Best Entertainment, Dining and Family Travel SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2017) – Princess Cruises received top honors in USA TODAY's 10Best Readers' Choice travel awards, being named "Best Ocean Cruise Line" after the cruise line was nominated by cruise industry experts and ultimately voted on by USA TODAY readers. In addition, Princess Cruises was recognized for "Best Cruise Ship Entertainment," "Best Cruise Ship Dining" and "Best Cruise Ship for Famil... 
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Jan 20, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
MIAMI (January 20, 2017) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced that on January 17, 2017 the following transactions occurred:   Grants of Restricted Stock Units   Grants were made to certain executive directors and PDMRs pursuant to the Carnival Corporation 2011 Stock Plan (the "2011 Plan") and Carnival plc 2014 Employee Share Plan (the "2014 Plan"). The grants were approved in value form and converted to a number of ordinary shares with ... 
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Jan 19, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Declares Dividend
MIAMI, Jan. 19, 2017 /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 February 24, 2017, and a payment date of March 17, 2017. 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 ... 
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Jan 19, 2017Carnival Corporation to Build Two New Cruise Ships with Fincantieri S.p.A.
Two new ships to be built for company's Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands will help meet growing demand for cruise vacations and enhance industry-leading fleet World's largest leisure travel company has 19 new ships scheduled for delivery between 2017 and 2022 MIAMI, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuil... 
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Jan 19, 2017Carnival Hooks Freshest Catch at New Seafood Corner
Catering to Australians' love of seafood, Carnival Cruise Line has introduced a new eatery which brings a taste of the sea onboard its locally-based ships Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend. Opening just in time for Australia Day, Seafood Corner offers a menu filled with quintessential local favourites including fish'n'chips, seafood platters and lobster rolls. Local prawns, oysters and fresh whole fish such as barramundi, snapper and flounder will also be available to order. ... 
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Jan 18, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Upgrades Travel Agent Rewards Program With New Point Redemption Offerings And Enhancements
Electronic Gift Card Options Provide Greater Selection and Quicker Delivery                              MIAMI (January 18, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line has enhanced its popular Travel Agent Rewards Program by offering agents a new point redemption process so that all gift cards are now offered in electronic format. With this change, agents may ... 
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Jan 17, 2017New Seabourn Ovation Maiden Season Now Open For Sale
European itineraries begin the maiden season of the newest addition to the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line  Seattle, January 17, 2017 - Seabourn has opened for sale the maiden season itineraries for Seabourn Ovation, the newest addition to the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line. Scheduled to join the Seabourn fleet in spring 2018, the ship will sail on a variety of voyages in and around Europe between May and November 2018, hailing at ports throughout Northern ... 
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Jan 16, 2017AIDA Cruises introduces new Nordic voyages with AIDAbella
Due to high demand, the cruise line AIDA Cruises has added further fantastic routes to its most popular destinations in Northern Europe for the 2017 summer season. In summer, AIDAbella will be setting sail for some of the most beautiful spots along the Baltic Sea and in Norway. The cruises depart from Kiel.     Guests can choose between two new travel routes with AIDAbella. On the route "Norwegian Fjords," they can marvel at natural wonders such as the wide Seven Sisters wa... 
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Jan 16, 2017P&O Cruises partners with Virgin Atlantic on winter 2017/18 Caribbean fly-cruise programme
P&O Cruises is to charter flights with Virgin Atlantic for Adonia's winter 2017/18 Caribbean fly-cruise programme. Flights will be available from Manchester and London Heathrow with Economy, Premium Economy and Upper Class seats available for the 14 and 28-night itineraries. There will also be a number of economy seats available on existing London Gatwick scheduled services.   P&O Cruises senior vice president, Paul Ludlow, said: "P&O Cruises is an iconic British bra... 
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Jan 13, 2017Fathom Offers Exceptional Savings on its Cultures of Caribbean Cruises
Travelers may experience the Dominican Republic and visit the legendary Santiago de Cuba with limited-time pricing to maximize their experience in both countriesMIAMI, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, one of Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) 10 global cruise brands, announced it is offering $100 savings on six upcoming weeklong voyages that will visit the Dominican Republic and Santiago de Cuba, the second largest city in Cuba. When booked between Satur... 
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Jan 13, 2017Carnival Corporation Launches First of Three New Ships in 2017: Seabourn Encore from its Seabourn Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line
As demand continues to rise for cruise vacations -- one of fastest-growing segments of vacation industry - three of 10 brands from world's largest leisure travel company add new ships in 2017 Following January launch of Seabourn Encore, the company's Princess Cruises brand in April will launch Majestic Princess - the world's first cruise vessel built specifically for Chinese market In July its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand will launch AIDAperla, one of world's most technologically advan... 
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Jan 12, 2017Carnival Cruise Line to Reposition Ships in Three Key Homeports in 2018, Providing Exciting New Vacation Choices from Galveston, Port Canaveral and Miami
Carnival Vista to reposition to Galveston, Carnival Breeze to Port Canaveral and Carnival Magic to Miami in September 2018 MIAMI, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line will reposition three of its newest and largest ships to new homeports in 2018, expanding upon the exciting variety of cruise options available from Galveston, Texas, Port Canaveral, Fla.,  and Miami. In September 2018 Carnival Vista will move to Galveston; Carnival Breeze will reposition to Port Canaveral; and Car... 
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Jan 11, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Names Sean Kenny Senior Vice President And Chief Information Officer
MIAMI (Jan. 11, 2017) — Sean Kenny, a highly seasoned leadership professional with extensive experience in technology and business operations, has been named senior vice president and chief information officer for Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line. Kenny begins January 15 and will report to James Heaney, chief financial officer for Carnival Cruise Line. Kenny will lead the development and execution of Carnival Cruise Line's increasingly important technology strategy. He also will partn... 
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Jan 11, 2017Holland America Line Named ‘Best Overall Cruise Value’ by World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society for Record-Breaking 24th Year
Premium line also lauded as tops in High-Deluxe, 5-Star-Plus, Large Ships category   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 11, 2017 – World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society members named Holland America Line the Best Overall Cruise Value 2016 for the 24th consecutive year in the organization's annual Best Cruise Value Awards. Holland America Line once again also received top marks in the High-Deluxe, 5-Star-Plus, Large Ships category in recognition of its premium cruise experience. WOCLS me... 
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Jan 10, 2017Private Bahamian Destination Of Princess Cays Added To Itineraries Of Six Carnival Cruise Line Ships Beginning In May 2017
Stunning Tropical Destination Offers Beautiful White-Sand Beaches and Wide Variety of Activities, Including Snorkeling, Kayaking, Watersports and More MIAMI, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The private Bahamian destination of Princess Cays has been added to the itineraries of six different Carnival Cruise Line ships beginning in May 2017.  Carnival Cruise Line ships are expected to make 40 calls to Princess Cays in 2017 and 98 the following year.  Located on the southern tip of the island o... 
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Jan 10, 2017Princess Cruises Unveils Newly Reimagined Youth & Teen Centers
Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Partnership with Discovery Consumer Products Delivers Renovated Youth Centers and New Programming SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 10, 2016) – Princess Cruises, in partnership with Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications™, announced plans to expand its Discovery at Sea partnership with reimagined youth centers, including new experiences and center designs to help young Princess explorers learn, play and create fun m... 
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Jan 10, 2017P&O Cruises partners with First News on exciting new cookery series for kids
P&O Cruises has partnered with First News, the UK's only national newspaper for young people and the world's first online news channel for kids and teenagers, to offer a fun monthly cookery series on http://live.firstnews.co.uk/recipes/ featuring P&O Cruises Food Heroes, Marco Pierre White and Eric Lanlard.   This online cookery series comprises 12 short, informal videos filmed with the celebrity chefs. Each film focuses on one simple and delicious dish, which is prepare... 
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Jan 10, 2017Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Launches Three New Holland America Line ‘Ships’ in Seattle Sailing the Sound Transit Light Rail System
‘Seattle's Hometown Cruise Line' presents $5,000 to Strong Against Cancer during the event for Pediatric Cancer Research   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 10, 2017 — Holland America Line launched three new commuter "ships" Monday, Jan. 9, that will run on the Sound Transit Light Rail System in Seattle. The trains, which are wrapped to resemble Holland America Line's newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will cruise the tracks through April 2017, when the summer cruise season to Alaska begins from... 
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Jan 10, 2017Orlando Ashford Named Chair of The Executive Leadership Council
Holland America Line president leads prestigious Fortune 1000 and Global 500 senior executive leadership organization   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 10, 2017) – Orlando D. Ashford, president of Holland America Line in Seattle, Wash., has been elected chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent national organization composed of current and former black CEOs, senior executives, entrepreneurs, global thought leaders and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent... 
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Jan 10, 2017“We proudly serve Starbucks” – new on board AIDAprima
AIDA Cruises is partnering with the popular coffee specialist and is now serving this unique premium coffee on a German cruise ship for the first time   AIDA Cruises, the Number One in the German cruise market, has brought premium coffee brand Starbucks on board - thus once again expanding its catering range. With its broad product palette the long-standing American company is the world's leading brand for specialty coffees.   As of January 10, 2016, guests will be abl... 
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Jan 09, 2017GREEN SPA certificate awarded to AIDAprima
Deutscher Wellness Verband recognizes a cruise operator for sustainable wellness vacation for first time   AIDA Cruises is the first cruise company to be certified for its commitment to sustainability by the Deutscher Wellness Verband e.V. (German Wellness Association). AIDAprima's Organic Body & Soul Spa has been awarded the GREEN SPA certificate, achieving the top quality grade of Level 3. It has only been a couple of months since AIDAprima was recognized at the Cr... 
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Jan 09, 2017P&O Cruises gives away dream cruise holiday – with an audience of thousands
A couple from York has won the holiday of a lifetime on board P&O Cruises newest ship, Britannia. However, this is a holiday with a twist, as they have no control over what they will be doing.  Everything that they do on board and on shore will be chosen for them by P&O Cruises thousands of followers on Facebook and Twitter. Freddy Berry and Karen Pacaud, aged 57 and 52 respectively, were chosen by a panel of expert judges to join a two week Caribbean cruise on board the a... 
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Jan 07, 2017A Night to Remember: Seabourn Encore Christened in Singapore
SEATTLE, January 7, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, formally introduced Seabourn Encore to the world at a festive evening ceremony pier side in Singapore today. International recording artist and world's best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman presided over the naming ceremony as godmother of the new 600-guest ship, the first of two new all-suite vessels for the company.   Guests and VIPs joined Seabourn staff to enjoy the vibrant, entertainment-... 
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Jan 06, 2017Holland America Line Launches Redesigned GoHAL.com PartnerSHIPS Portal for Travel Professionals
New look, new layout and new tools set up agents for success   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 6, 2017 — Travel professionals will now have an easier time becoming Holland America Line experts with the launch of the company's redesigned PartnerSHIPS travel professional portal at GoHAL.com. Exclusively for the use of travel professionals, the new GoHAL.com is more user-friendly so agents can book, plan, promote and learn everything they need to know to successfully sell Holland America Li... 
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Jan 05, 2017Princess Cruises to Debut Ocean Medallion Class – Offering the Next Wave of Vacation Travel
First Carnival Corporation Brand to Provide Elevated Experience Personalization, Customization and Simplicity based on Experience Platform Technology Revealed at CES 2017 SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 5, 2017) – Princess Cruises, a long-time innovator of cruise industry products, will be the first Carnival Corporation brand to feature the Ocean Medallion™, a wearable device powered by a first-of-its-kind interactive technology platform within the O·C·E·A·N, One Cruise Experience Acc... 
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Jan 05, 2017Carnival Corporation's CEO Arnold Donald Unveils Game-Changing Guest Experience Platform in Historic Keynote Address at CES 2017
Donald introduces Ocean Medallion™, the world's first interactive guest experience platform capable of transforming vacation travel into a highly personalized level of customer service on a large scale CEO of world's largest leisure travel company makes history as first travel industry leader to open world's largest consumer technology event LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure trave... 
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Jan 05, 2017Costa Luminosa Sets Sail Around The World
The exclusive Costa Cruises 2017 Around the World Cruise departs on 6 January: 106 days exploring the most interesting sights on 5 continents, crossing 3 oceans and visiting 35 fascinating destinations.    Genoa, 5 January 2017 – The Costa Cruises 2017 Around the World Cruise will set sail from Savona on 6 January on board Costa Luminosa: a thrilling 106-day journey that will take guests on an exploration of the most wonderful sights on 5 continents, across 3 oceans and... 
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Jan 05, 2017Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam Receives Perfect Score of 100 on First United States Public Health Inspection
Score makes Koningsdam the sixth ship in the fleet to earn 100 in 2016   Seattle, Wash., Jan. 5, 2016 — Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam earned a perfect score of 100 on its first routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ship launched in April 2016 in Europe and made its maiden visit to the United States in November.   Koningsdam's first unannounced U.S.P.H. inspection was held Dec. 20, 2... 
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Jan 04, 2017Seabourn Receives 22 Top Travel Awards In 2016
Readers' Polls, Critics and Travel Professionals Recognize Cruise Line for Top Rankings   SEATTLE, January 3, 2017 - As the 2016 travel awards season comes to a close, Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, wrapped up the year with a total of 22 industry awards, several of which were readers' choice nominations.   Most recently, the well-respected travel trade publication Travel Weekly named S... 
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Jan 04, 2017Princess Cruises Unveils New Look Child and Youth Centres
Princess Cruises has announced plans to expand its Discovery at Sea partnership with reimagined youth centres, including new experiences and centre designs to help young Princess explorers learn, play and create fun memorable memories while on a cruise holiday.   This multi-million investment is currently rolling out fleet-wide through 2017 as part of the cruise line's partnership with Discovery Consumer Products, with the program implementation taking place early this year and... 
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Jan 04, 2017Holland America Line Launches New Ad Campaign that Promotes Travel’s ‘Power to Change the World’
New multi-media initiative celebrates the transformational power of travel to inspire shared humanity     Seattle, Wash., Jan. 4, 2017 – Holland America Line is unveiling an integrated communications program that promotes travel as a positive force in changing perspectives and inspiring shared humanity. The multimedia campaign invokes travel as having the "Power to Change the World" and will appear in broadcast advertising, social media, web-based media, sales initiative... 
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Jan 04, 2017Carnival Corporation Introduces Game-Changing Guest Experience at CES
Company Unveils Highly Personalized Concierge Services through Ocean Medallion™ World's largest leisure travel company develops interactive guest experience platform to enable elevated service levels through enhanced guest interactions before, during and after cruise vacations A next-generation wearable device, personal digital vacation concierge and an Internet of Things network of intelligent sensor technology combine to elevate guest experiences in the travel industry, and beyond CEO... 
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Jan 03, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
MIAMI (January 3, 2017) – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) was notified that on December 29, 2016 Michael Thamm, Chief Executive Officer of the Costa Group, acquired 117,537 performance-based restricted stock units ("Performance RSUs"), originally granted on December 27, 2013 pursuant to the Carnival plc 2005 Employee Share Plan. Each Performance RSU represents one share of Carnival plc ordinary shares ("plc Shares"), with a nominal value of US$1.66 per ordinary pl... 
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