2017 News Releases

 
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Oct 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:               &nb... 
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Oct 13, 2017Costa Cruises To Support The “Pink Is Good” Project On Its Ships
A series of activities to raise awareness of the Umberto Veronesi Foundation "Pink is Good" breast cancer prevention project will be taking place on Costa fleet ships operating in the Mediterranean. Coinciding with the call of the Costa Fascinosa, the "Un cammino in rosa, guardando il mare" (A pink walk, looking at the sea) initiative will be held in Naples on 16 October to raise funds for the Umberto Veronesi Foundation with one lucky participant winning a Costa cruise.   G... 
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Oct 12, 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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Oct 12, 2017Holland America Line Wins Awards for O, The Oprah Magazine Partnership, Rudi’s Sel de Mer and Alaska Cruises
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 12, 2017 — Holland America Line recently collected a trio of awards from Seatrade Europe, AFAR Media and Kreuzfahrt Traume that recognized the brand's marketing initiatives, Alaska cruises and culinary excellence, respectively.   Holland America Line's partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine won the 2017 Seatrade Cruise Award for Marketing Initiative of the Year; the AFAR Travelers' Choice Cruise Awards recognized the line's Alaska Cruises; and Rudi... 
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Oct 11, 2017Princess Cruises Celebrates The New York Premiere Of “Born To Dance” With Stephen Schwartz And Daniel C. Levine Aboard Regal Princess
NEW YORK (October 11, 2017) – Princess Cruises celebrated the New York premiere of "Born to Dance", the latest offering from its first-of-its-kind partnership with Stephen Schwartz, Oscar®, Grammy® and Tony Award®-winning composer of "Wicked," "Godspell," and "Pippin." Joining Schwartz aboard Regal Princess for the premiere was director/creator Daniel C. Levine ("Les Miserables," "Mamma Mia!").   Born to Dance celebrates the aspirations, hurdles and triumphs of professional da... 
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Oct 11, 2017Guy Fieri's 'Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse|Brewhouse' To Debut Aboard New Carnival Horizon
Announcement Made at State Fair of Texas at 'Carnival's Kids BBQ Challenge With Guy Fieri' Benefiting Texas 4H Club MIAMI, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Guy Fieri – a member of the American Royal National Barbecue Hall of Fame whose namesake burger joints are featured on 19 Carnival Cruise Line ships – will introduce a brand new full-service barbecue venue aboard Carnival Horizon when it debuts in spring 2018. An expansion of Fieri's casual barbecue eateri... 
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Oct 11, 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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Oct 11, 2017AIDA Cruises awarded the German Fairness Award for the fourth time in a row
The cruise company AIDA Cruises has once more received the German Fairness Award 2017. In cooperation with the n-tv news station, the German Institute for Service Quality conducted a comprehensive survey among more than 45,000 consumers on the topic of fairness with regard to over 500 companies. AIDA repeatedly achieved first place, and is therefore the best-rated company in the cruise sector.   "It is a special honor for us to be awarded for the fourth time in a row. This show... 
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Oct 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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Oct 09, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Partners With Dr. Seuss Enterprises To Introduce New 'Be Kind/Dare To Care' Shipboard Activities Inspired By Beloved Children's Book Horton Hears A Who!
MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line and Dr. Seuss Enterprises have teamed up to offer a series of fun, educational shipboard activities designed to promote kindness, compassion and generosity among its younger cruisers and inspired by Dr. Seuss' beloved children's book Horton Hears a Who! Part of an annual national campaign by Dr. Seuss, the new "Be Kind/Dare to Care" activities are rolling out this month across the Carnival fleet and complement existing programming withi... 
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Oct 09, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Offers Travel Agents Opportunity To Win $10,000 Cash Prize, Carnival Horizon Cruises, Gift Cards And More With “Keep On Rockin” Sweepstakes
Agents to Share Unique Best Practices and Professional Experiences as Part of Contest Judged by Cruise Industry Leaders; Sweepstakes Runs October 9-November 5, 2017   MIAMI (October 9, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line is offering travel agents the opportunity to win a $10,000 cash prize, cruises and inaugural celebrations aboard the new Carnival Horizon, gift cards valued at $250, as well as branded "Travel Agents Rock" prizes as part of its new "Keep on Rockin" sw... 
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Oct 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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Oct 09, 2017Holland America Line Celebrates 2017 Plan a Cruise Month with Two Premium Promotions
Up to $300 Spending Money Added to all 2017-2018 Caribbean Cruise and Explore 4 Bookings   Seattle, Wash., Oct. 9, 2017 — Holland America Line is supporting October's National Plan a Cruise Month organized by Cruise Lines International Association with two premium offers: onboard spending money for 2017-18 Caribbean cruise bookings and additional onboard spending money for all Explore 4 promotion bookings covering several cruise destinations in 2018 and 2019.    &n... 
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Oct 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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Oct 06, 2017Holland America Line Makes $25,000 Donation to Seattle Children’s Hospital as Part of K’s for Kids with the Seattle Mariners
Seattle's Hometown Cruise Line gives back to the community with the Seattle Mariners   Seattle, Wash., Oct. 6, 2017 — Holland America Line Vice President, Public Relations, Sally Andrews presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital's Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the Seattle Mariners' home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the K'... 
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Oct 05, 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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Oct 04, 2017Carnival Elation Undergoing Extensive Renovation That Adds New Water Park, 38 New Cabins, 98 Balconies To Existing Staterooms And Variety Of Exciting Food And Beverage Concepts
MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Elation is in the final stages of a multi-million-dollar makeover that includes the addition of an expansive new WaterWorks park, 38 new cabins, 98 balconies to existing staterooms, and a variety exciting food and beverage concepts. Following the extensive renovation, Carnival Elation will resume its year-round schedule of four- to eight-day cruises from Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 7.  The ship's new features include: Guy's Burger Joint: a free-... 
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Oct 04, 2017Message from Caribbean Islands: We're Open for Cruise Vacations
MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40 islands visited by cruise ships on Caribbean itineraries have a message they want to share: They are open, fully operational, welcoming ships full of cruise passengers and hoping more will follow. Included are places that saw some damage from the September hurricanes but have already recovered. "In Key West, we are looking good and open for business," said Mayor Craig Cates. "Water sports and cruise ship excursions are open and ready. The trol... 
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Oct 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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Oct 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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Oct 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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Sep 29, 2017Carnival Corporation Announces Commitment to Responsible Chicken Sourcing
World's largest leisure travel company continues advancement of animal welfare and protection through broiler chicken welfare policy The Humane Society of the United States, The Humane League and other animal protection organizations welcome company's industry-leading commitment MIAMI, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company today announced it will shift purchasing policies across its nine leading crui... 
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Sep 28, 2017Seabourn Elevates The Cruise Experience With Land-Based "Seabourn Journeys" At Remarkable Destinations
SEATTLE, September 28, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is offering guests lasting memories in exotic locations through its expanded land-based excursion program, Seabourn Journeys. Offering a selection of pre- and post-cruise trip extensions through land-based immersive experiences in remarkable destinations, Seabourn Journeys are available in conjunction with select voyages in 2018 and 2019.   Guests will enjoy captivating experiences of local cu... 
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Sep 28, 2017Princess Cruises Wilderness Treehouse Unveiled in Finale Episode Of Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters”
Guests Can Enjoy Unique Views of Denali Mountain SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Sept 28, 2017) – Princess Cruises new one-of-a-kind wilderness treehouse at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge was revealed on the season finale of Animal Planet's hit show "Treehouse Masters," bringing an opportunity to view Denali, North America's highest peak, from a unique perspective as the latest guest experience enhancement created from its partnership with Discovery Communications.   As... 
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Sep 28, 2017Carnival Corporation Will Deliver Best Wi-Fi in Cruise Industry with Launch of MedallionNet™
MIAMI, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced MedallionNet™, a game-changing connectivity service enabled by SES Networks that will deliver the best Wi-Fi experience in the cruise industry. MedallionNet will provide guests with easy-to-access Wi-Fi that features exceptional speeds and bandwidth, pervasive stateroom signal strength and unprecedented service consistency. ... 
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Sep 27, 2017Coast Guard Foundation Honors Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse at Pacific Northwest Awards
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 27, 2017 — During the Coast Guard Foundation's Pacific Northwest Awards in Seattle Sept. 13, 2017, Stein Kruse, Group Chief Executive Officer Holland America Group and Carnival U.K., was recognized for his commitment to the organization.   The event was held at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center, and those attending were invited to tour a Coast Guard vessel and watch a live rescue demonstration following the ceremony.   "Th... 
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Sep 26, 2017Holland America Line Wins Nine Gold and Four Silver Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
Cruise line honored for O, The Oprah Magazine Partnership, ms Westerdam and more   Seattle, Wash., Sept. 26, 2017 — It was lucky 13 for Holland America Line when counting wins in Travel Weekly magazine's 2017 Magellan Awards. The premium cruise line received an impressive nine gold awards in the categories of Premium Ship, Education Program, Direct Mail, Website, three for Marketing-TV Commercial and two for Marketing Campaign-Advertising/Marketing.    ... 
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Sep 26, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Third Quarter Earnings
GAAP earnings per share down 5%, adjusted earnings per share up nearly 20% MIAMI, Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced U.S. GAAP net income of $1.3 billion, or $1.83 diluted EPS, for the third quarter of 2017 compared to U.S. GAAP net income for the third quarter of 2016 of $1.4 billion, or $1.93 diluted EPS. Third quarter 2017 adjusted net income of $1.7 billion, or $2.29 adjusted EPS, was higher than adjusted net income of $1.4 billi... 
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Sep 26, 2017Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam Continues to Set Records with 12th Consecutive Score of 100 on U.S. Public Health Inspection
Score marks the longest streak of perfect 100s in cruise industry   Seattle, Wash., Sept. 26, 2017 — Holland America Line's ms Eurodam made it an even dozen by earning its 12th 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 six-year run of perfect scores continues to set records in both the cruise industry and company history.   Eurodam's unannoun... 
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Sep 25, 2017Carnival Corporation Launches OceanView - World's First Digital Streaming Travel Channel for Land and Sea
Channel will be available globally for viewers through first streaming TV app from a travel provider on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku, and for guests on more than 60 of the company's cruise ships Company also launches two direct-to-digital streaming series, further expanding its original content portfolio to a total of six franchises World's largest cruise company furthers effort to increase awareness of and demand for cruise vacations MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In anothe... 
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Sep 25, 2017Carnival Corporation Debuts PlayOcean Mobile and Interactive Games
With launch of its PlayOcean gaming portfolio, Carnival Corporation will be first travel company to create original mobile games for vacation market New PlayOcean gaming apps can be played for fun on land and for money at sea MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced the debut of PlayOcean, a portfolio of original mobile games and in-person interactive experiences that ex... 
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Sep 25, 2017AIDAnova: The future is taking up speed
Machine room module for the world's first LNG cruise ship leaves the Neptun shipyard   Today, Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the first of two AIDAnova modules left the Neptun shipyard in Rostock, which belongs to the Meyer Group, with Papenburg as its destination. The first of two flotation elements is carrying the four dual-fuel engines by Caterpillar and hence the heart of AIDAnova. AIDAnova is the first cruise ship in the world, which, starting in the fall of 2018,... 
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Sep 25, 2017Carnival Corporation to Build New Cruise Ship for Iconic Cunard Brand
World's largest leisure travel company signs memorandum of agreement with Fincantieri S.p.A to deliver a next-generation cruise ship for the Cunard fleet in 2022 Addition of fourth ship to Cunard's legendary fleet will help meet increasing consumer demand for the brand's offerings and drive its long-term global growth strategy MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that it has ... 
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Sep 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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Sep 22, 2017Italian Students Become "Guardians Of The Coast" With Costa Crociere Foundation
A citizen science project promoted by Costa Crociere Foundation, in collaboration with MIUR, OLPA and the School of Robotics in Genoa, involving more than 200 Italian high schools. Its aim is to make students and citizens in general aware about preserving the natural beauty of Italy's coastline, as well as raising awareness about the problems deriving from the increase in waste, in particular plastic, along the coasts, on the beaches and at sea.   Genoa, 22 September 2017 – Ma... 
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Sep 22, 2017Carnival Corporation & Plc To Hold Conference Call On Third Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, Sept. 22, 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, September 26, 2017, to discuss the company's third quarter financial results which are expected to be released that morning. A simulcast of the call will be available via the company's Web sites at www.carnivalcorp.com and www.carnivalplc.com. View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ca... 
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Sep 21, 2017Princess Cruises Donates $25,000 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 20, 2017) – Princess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) in the amount of $25,000. PAWS was established by Princess Cruises to donate a portion of proceeds from the sales of Stanley the Bear, the cruise line's recently introduced plush bear, to local causes and charities that support nature, animals and wildlife.   "Our support of the Alaska Wildlif... 
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Sep 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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Sep 21, 2017Cruise Lines Step Up To Protect Environment: 'It's Right Thing to Do'
MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2017 -- In Italy, kids are eating delicious and nutritious meals that were once surplus food prepared onboard ships for cruise passengers. In Miami, families in need are sleeping in comfortable beds with frames donated by cruise lines. At sea, cruise ships are assisting with ocean research and implementing and supporting recycling practices. As a result of those and similar efforts, the cruise industry – including Carnival Corporation, the world's largest leisure travel ... 
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Sep 21, 2017AIDAnova: First engine room module on Neptune shipyard finished
The first floating part with four dual-fuel engines is ready for shipment from Rostock to Papenburg   Today, Thursday, September 21, 2017, an AIDAnova module has been released into the water for the first time at the Neptun shipyard in Rostock, which belongs to the Meyer Group. This is the first of two floating parts, so-called Floating Engine Room Units (FERU), which was placed onto the Warnow river with a special lowering device. The complex module stretching over 120 meters l... 
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Sep 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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Sep 20, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Appoints Anomaly As Agency of Record
MIAMI (September 20, 2017) — Carnival Cruise Line has appointed New York-based Anomaly as its strategic and creative agency of record. Anomaly was awarded the business following a competitive national search.Anomaly will develop and bring to market an integrated marketing plan and communications strategy designed to continue to take brand awareness to new heights, drive category distinction, and inspire brand love for Carnival Cruise Line in the United States.  "During the review process, w... 
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Sep 20, 2017Seabourn Honored with 14 Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly
Gold and Silver awards recognize the excellence of vessels, design, spas, programming, expeditions, marketing & more SEATTLE, September 20, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is shining brighter than ever this year with the recent receipt of 14 Gold and Silver 2017 Magellan Awards from the arbiters of travel excellence at Travel Weekly. Judged by an expert industry panel, the annual Magellan Awards honor the best in travel and salute the outstanding travel p... 
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Sep 19, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Announces Preferred Partnership With Signature Travel Network
New "Signature Welcome Program" Kicks Off October 1MIAMI (September 19, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line today announced a new multi-year preferred supplier partnership with Signature Travel Network. Carnival joins its North American sister brands Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Cunard, and Seabourn as part of the World's Leading Cruise Lines preferred supplier team with Signature. The news was shared with Signature agency owners at their annual meeting by Signature Travel Network President/... 
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Sep 19, 2017Costa Cruises Partners with Winnow to Reduce Food Waste at Sea
 In a first for the cruise line sector, the partnership enhances the quality of guests' dining experience while underscoring Costa's commitment to food waste reduction on its ships.   Genoa 19 September 2017 - Costa Cruises is joining forces with Winnow to fight food waste, extending Costa's deep commitment to sustainability and continuous improvement. As pioneers in the global cruise industry, Costa – the Italy-based cruise line famous for its Italian-style holidays and a ... 
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Sep 19, 2017P&O Cruises - Strictly Come Dancing 2018
It's time to dust off your sequins and top up your spray tan as P&O Cruises plays host to four dedicated Strictly Come Dancing cruises during 2018 in partnership with BBC Worldwide Ltd.   New for 2018, get close to Strictly Come Dancing 2018 with P&O Cruises offering private one-to-one dance lessons with Pro dancers from the show.  Enjoy an exclusive dinner hosted by of the show's well known dancers for the first time.   Watch a once in a lifetime lesso... 
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Sep 18, 2017ms Koningsdam’s $4.1 Million Art Collection Ranges from Classic to Contemporary and Traditional to Avant-Garde
The ship's 1,920 museum-quality pieces represent artists of 21 nationalities Seattle, Wash., Sep. 18, 2017 — One of the most notable features of any Holland America Line ship is the remarkable collection of museum-quality art on board. The line's newest vessel, ms Koningsdam, which launched in April 2016, is no exception. With a collection worth $4.1 million, the ship highlights the talents of leading hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany, working with art curator ArtLink, and YSA Design ... 
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Sep 14, 2017Carnival Corporation, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledge up to $10 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief
Immediate $2.5 million donation from Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine's Family Foundation will be made to Direct Relief, UNICEF and United Way of Miami-Dade County to support most urgent hurricane relief efforts Carnival Foundation and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund will team up to raise $5 million in relief funds; Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation to match that commitment up to a total of $5 million Carnival Cruise Line is deploying 11 ships to deli... 
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Sep 13, 2017Construction Work Begins On Costa Smeralda, Costa Cruises’ First Cruise Ship For Global Market Powered By LNG
The steel-cutting ceremony for the first of two Costa Cruises ships to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the world's cleanest burning fossil fuel, was held at Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland.   Set to debut in October 2019, Costa Smeralda will be the world's first LNG-powered ship to be broadly marketed to consumers from multiple countries, including Italy, France, Spain, Germany and Switzerland.   The ship's name pays tribute to the Emerald Coast (or Cos... 
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Sep 13, 2017Countdown on for Majestic Princess' Australian Arrival - One year to go until Mega-Liner Sails into Sydney
Today marks one year until Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the Princess fleet, arrives in Australia. Carrying 3,560 guests, the 143,000-tonne mega-liner will be the largest Princess ship ever to sail in Australian waters. The 330 metre long flagship will arrive in Sydney on Saturday, 15 September 2018, commencing the 2018/2019 summer cruise season in spectacular fashion. "Majestic Princess is nothing short of magnificent and her arrival highlights Princess... 
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Sep 08, 2017AIDAnova: Lots of new highlights from bow to stern
New cruise ship coming to Hamburg before her Canary Islands season   The new AIDA generation will be taking to the seas in December 2018 in the shape of AIDAnova. The world's first LNG-powered cruise ship, AIDAnova will be spending her maiden season in winter 2018/19 in the Canary Islands. On December 2, 2018, the new ship will visit the Hanseatic City on the Elbe. From here AIDAnova will head for Gran Canaria where she will be begin her regular cruises around the Canaries. Book... 
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Sep 07, 2017Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Select Hurricane Harvey Relief Agencies for $2 Million Donation
Collective donation will be made to Direct Relief, Houston Food Bank, Save the Children, Operation Homefront and United Way of Greater Houston Carnival Cruise Line is also creating opportunities for guests and employees to make additional donations to Gulf Coast recovery MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line, its parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have identified five non-profit org... 
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Sep 07, 2017Three awards for AIDA
The Deutscher Kreuzfahrtpreis (German Cruise Line Award) 2018 for Environmental Commitment, Favorite Ship, and the Atlantic Alliance Award   On September 5, 2017, AIDA Cruises received the "German Cruise Line Award" three times at Seatrade Europe in Hamburg, the leading exhibition for the cruise industry. AIDA won in the categories Environmental Commitment and Favorite Ship. The award presented by the port association Atlantic Alliance also went to AIDA Cruises for its year-rou... 
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Sep 07, 2017Princess Cruises “3 for Free” Sale Offers the Best at Sea
Guests Can Enjoy Free Stateroom Location Upgrade, Free Gratuities and Free Onboard Spending Money SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Sept 7, 2017) – Princess Cruises is offering a special deal during the "3 for Free" cruise sale for guests booking select six to 60-day cruises and cruisetours sailing from Summer 2018 to Spring 2019. And for the first time, all guests in the stateroom are eligible for the onboard spending money credit, allowing guests the opportunity to receive up to $600 per stateroom... 
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Sep 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 August 2017 Carnival plc had 216,959,144 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading. Carnival plc holds 3,569,824 ordinary shares in Treasury. Although Carnival plc has 213,389,320 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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Sep 06, 2017Keel-laying of AIDAnova at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg
By laying AIDAnova's keel, Carnival Corporation marked the official start of construction for a total of seven cruise ships that will be fully powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). German shipbuilder Meyer Werft lowered the first building block into place for AIDAnova, the first cruise ship worldwide that can be operated both at sea and in port with low-emission LNG. In the presence of AIDA President Felix Eichhorn, Bernard Meyer, CEO of Meyer Werft, and Tim Meyer, CEO of Meyer Werft, two tr... 
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Sep 06, 2017Carnival Corporation Begins Construction of World's First Fully LNG-Powered Cruise Ship
World's largest leisure travel company celebrates keel-laying ceremony for first of seven next-generation cruise ships to be fully powered by liquefied natural gas, world's cleanest burning fossil fuel Leading German shipbuilder Meyer Werft lowered first building block into place for environmentally friendly AIDAnova, which will join company's AIDA Cruises brand in late 2018 MIAMI, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leis... 
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Sep 05, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 19, 2017, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2017, to shareholders of record on August 25, 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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Sep 04, 2017P&O Cruises’ Pacific Explorer has “Something for Everyone” in New Campaign Starring TV Personality Dave Hughes
P&O Cruises has revealed Pacific Explorer's hottest onboard activities in a new campaign featuring much-loved Australian comedian Dave Hughes.   The popular larrikin appears in a surprising twist at the end of P&O's new television commercial which features cruise holiday-goers sampling the ship's many features.   The commercial gives viewers a glimpse of Pacific Explorer's traditional Neopolitan pizzeria 400 Gradi, signature P&OEdge Adventure Park, stand-o... 
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Sep 04, 2017Fjords and discovery at the fore as P&O Cruises launches its summer 2019 programme
P&O Cruises has launched its summer 2019 cruise programme with increased emphasis on appeal to newcomers and past guests alike. The brochure of almost 180 itineraries to popular destinations features a combination of popular mainstream itineraries and longer Discovery cruises to lesser known, charming destinations. The key features of the programme are:   Weekly seven-night Norway Fjords on Britannia, Ventura and Azura between April and SeptemberFortnightly 14-night Wester... 
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Sep 01, 2017Seabourn Celebrates Major Shipbuilding Milestone With Coin and Launch Ceremony for Seabourn Ovation
SEATTLE, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn marked a major construction milestone with a traditional coin and launch ceremony for its newest ship, Seabourn Ovation, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri, Italy. Seabourn Ovation is set to welcome guests and begin sailing in May 2018.The time-honored coin and launch ceremony is an enduring maritime tradition that calls for a "madrina" to preside over the celebratory events. Serving in this sig... 
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Sep 01, 2017P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel Arrives in New Zealand for its First Spring Cruise Season
Auckland celebrated the first day of spring today with the arrival of P&O Cruises' Pacific Jewel which will be based in the city for the next two months during her inaugural New Zealand season.   The 70,310 tonne vessel departs the city this afternoon on a three-night Food and Wine cruise and will be followed by a further seven roundtrip cruises from  the city, before the ship departs on October 31.   During her maiden season, Pacific Jewel will carry nearly... 
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Aug 31, 2017Carnival Horizon To Feature Line's First Teppanyaki Venue Offering Authentic Delicacies From The Far East
New Dining Option Among Many Features and Innovations Aboard 133,500-Ton Vessel Which Is Set to Debut in Europe in Spring 2018 MIAMI, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line will introduce its first-ever teppanyaki dining venue when the new 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon debuts in Europe in spring 2018. Teppanyaki is a traditional method of Japanese cooking whose name is derived from the combination of the words "teppan" or iron plate with "yaki" meaning grilled or pan-fried. Tepp... 
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Aug 31, 2017Carnival Horizon to Feature Line’s First Teppanyaki Venue Offering Authentic Delicacies From The Far East
A high res rendering of the new teppanyaki venue, as well as a menu and an exterior rendering of the Carnival Horizon are available here: https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/ZxDrUmv1OCNew Dining Option Among Many Features and Innovations Aboard 133,500-Ton Vessel Which Is Set to Debut in Europe in Spring 2018MIAMI (August 31, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line will introduce its first-ever teppanyaki dining venue when the new 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon debuts in Europe in spring 2018. Teppan... 
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Aug 31, 2017Sea Princess Reimagined for Brisbane’s Summer Cruise Season
Please click the image above to watch clip of Sea Princess' refurbishment With enhancements scheduled for October in Singapore, among the most anticipated additions, every cabin will be fitted with a Princess Luxury Bed.  Developed exclusively for Princess by US sleep expert Dr Michael Breus, the mattress, featuring individually wrapped coils and two-inch pillow topper, has been designed specifically to deliver the most comfortable and rejuvenating sleep at sea. Moving the mileston... 
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Aug 31, 2017Costa Cruises Launches a New WeChat Mini Program - a Cruise Industry First to Enhance Onboard Guest Experience
As the leading cruise line in China, Costa Cruise's guests can use WeChat to book and pay for cruise itineraries and easily make digital payments for variety of onboard services MIAMI, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Costa Cruises – one of 10 brands from Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company – today announced the launch of a new WeChat Mini Program onboard Costa Asia's industry-leading fleet in China. With WeChat, a leading online soci... 
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Aug 30, 2017Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation and Chairman Micky Arison's Family Foundation to Donate $2 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Combined donation from Carnival Cruise Line and Carnival Foundation of $1 million being matched by Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine's Family Foundation Donations to benefit key organizations working to support the most urgent needs in the Gulf Coast region Carnival Cruise Line guests will also have the opportunity to donate in support of broader relief and rebuilding efforts following the storm MIAMI, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line, a... 
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Aug 29, 2017Carnival Corporation Wins Partner of the Year Award for Commitment to Travel Professionals
World's largest leisure travel company honored by American Society of Travel Agents for innovative travel advisor tools and dedicated support of the travel agent community SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was honored by the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) with the 2017 ASTA Supplier Partner of the Year Award for its commitment and dedication to travel agents and lasting contribu... 
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Aug 28, 2017Carnival Corporation's OCEAN Original Network TV Programs Sail into Second Season
Company's three award-winning TV series build on strong ratings from inaugural year World's largest leisure travel company with nine global cruise line brands will continue first-in-the-industry strategy to increase awareness and demand for cruise vacations with broadcast of more than 150 shows SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A year following the award-winning debut of its first original travel experience programming, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK),... 
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Aug 28, 2017Seabourn Launches New "Seabourn Source" Web App, Connecting Guests To Instant Information And Enhancing Their Onboard And Shoreside Experience
SEATTLE, August 28, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is making travel easier for your clients with the newly launched web app, Seabourn Source. All guests will have the opportunity to access Seabourn Source on a complimentary basis aboard every Seabourn ship. Seabourn Source offers your clients intuitive, up-to-the-minute access to daily details of their voyage directly on their smart phone, tablet or laptop. Users can tap Seabourn Source to instantly: R... 
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Aug 24, 2017Hamburg Cruise Days 2017: AIDAprima leads the grand ships’ parade
Mystery adventure and AIDAnova Beach Club feeling along the river Elbe   One of the guests at the Hamburg Cruise Days on Saturday, September 9, 2017, will be an AIDA ship, in the shape of AIDAprima. The 300-meter-long and 37-meter-wide cruise ship will lead the grand Cruise Days Parade on Saturday evening (starting around 9:15 p.m.) and she will also be part of the spectacular Blue Port light show. AIDAprima will dock at the Cruise Center Steinwerder at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday mo... 
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Aug 24, 2017P&O Cruises’ into a Record Cairns Season
P&O Cruises' newly refurbished ship, Pacific Eden, arrived in Cairns today to start a record three month home-ported cruise season.   The 55,820-tonne vessel‘s first voyage departs this afternoon on a nine-night cruise to Papua New Guinea stopping at P&O's latest destination, the Conflict Islands, which is well known for having the world's most biodiverse reef systems   Pacific Eden will undertake 10 roundtrip cruises from Cairns this year including a mix of l... 
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Aug 22, 2017Seabourn Names Captain, Hotel Director for New Seabourn Ovation
SEATTLE, August 22, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has named Stig Betten as captain of its newest vessel, Seabourn Ovation, and Helmut Huber as hotel director. Betten will oversee all operations of the line's newest vessel, which is scheduled to launch in May 2018 in Italy. Huber will oversee the hotel department, which includes suites, housekeeping, and food & beverage services. "These gentlemen are two seasoned professionals and they will ... 
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Aug 22, 2017Holland America Line Sponsors Hometown Golfer Landon Jackson in the Boeing Classic PGA TOUR Champions Event at Snoqualmie Ridge
Golfer who grew up in Seattle sets his sights on 2018 Champions Tour   Seattle, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — Holland America Line, Seattle's Hometown Cruise Line, is sponsoring golf professional Landon Jackson at the Boeing Classic, a PGA Tour Champions Event. A Seattle native, Jackson is participating in the event with an eye on the 2018 PGA TOUR Champions Tour. Holland America Line also has sponsored Jackson as he competed in several other tournaments this summer througho... 
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Aug 21, 2017AIDA launches first Captain’s Cruise
Exclusive AIDA pur cruise with Captain Hoppert and the stars of Let's Dance Days at sea are what cruises are all about. They stand for a grand passage, the breadth of the ocean, for mentally unwinding, and for undiluted deceleration. That is why AIDA Cruises is once again launching one of its popular AIDA pur cruises. AIDAbella will set sail from Venice on November 15, 2017, arriving in Dubai on November 28, 2017. In between guests will enjoy 10 days at sea with highlights such as cros... 
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Aug 17, 2017Princess Cruises Ships Present Unique Viewing For Great American Eclipse on August 21
Six Cruise Ships in Alaska Offer "Stargazing with Discovery at Sea" Eclipse Viewing Parties SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 17, 2017) – For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass over the continental United States on August 21, and Princess Cruises guests sailing on six cruise ships in Alaska will be invited to special viewing parties as part of the cruise line's exclusive Stargazing with Discovery at Sea program. From the top decks in Alaska, nearly 18,000 gues... 
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Aug 16, 2017Carnival Paradise To Offer Five Additional Cruises To Havana, Cuba, From Port Of Tampa In 2018
Five- to Eight-Day Voyages Complement Wide Variety of Sailings to the Cuban Capital Announced Earlier This Year MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following strong response to its first-ever cruises to Cuba announced earlier this year, Carnival Cruise Line has added five more voyages featuring extended calls in Havana in 2018. The new voyages include three five-day cruises to Havana and Cozumel or Key West departing Feb. 17, July 2 and Sept. 5, 2018; a six-day sailing featuring Havana an... 
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Aug 16, 2017Fathom Celebrates Its Partner Kind Traveler's One-Year Anniversary
As a founding sponsor, Carnival Corporation's Fathom brand supports Kind Traveler's mission to empower travelers to do good by using its network of hotels, destinations and charities MIAMI, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom -- the immersion and enrichment experience brand from Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company – salutes the one-year anniversary of Kind Traveler, the travel industry's first socially responsible, 'Give + Get' hotel bo... 
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Aug 15, 2017Carnival Corporation Launches Sustainability Website, Releases 2016 Sustainability Report
Dedicated sustainability site features new 2016 sustainability report detailing key initiatives and progress from the company and its 10 brands, furthering its strong commitment to corporate responsibility World's largest leisure travel company is ahead of schedule in reducing CO2 emissions and continues to pioneer use of clean-burning liquefied natural gas as fuel source MIAMI, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure... 
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Aug 11, 2017Princess Cruises Eighth Annual Relaxation Report Reveals Half of Americans Don’t Get the Sleep They Need
Working Americans Continue To Take Days Off To Catch Up on Sleep   SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 11, 2017) - Leading up to National Relaxation Day on August 15, Princess Cruises has released the results of its eighth annual Relaxation Report, which has revealed that when it comes to relaxation and sleep, many Americans are in need of a wakeup call. According to results of the survey by Wakefield Research for Princess Cruises, Americans aren't carving out enough time in the... 
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Aug 11, 2017With AIDAprima and AIDAperla finally enjoy the sun
Book 7-day dream cruises from August 11 at special prices to the Canary Islands and the Western Mediterranean aboard our youngest fleet members   From November, guests will be able to soak up plenty of sun again on the sister ships of the new AIDA generation. Guests aboard AIDAperla on the "Pearls of the Mediterranean 3 & 4" cruises will discover the unique cultural treasures of the Mediterranean's most beautiful metropolises. Those who prefer something sportier and more adv... 
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Aug 10, 2017Seabourn Joins Sabre to Connect Travel Agents and Travelers with Ultra-Luxury Cruise Experiences
SEATTLE - August 10, 2017 - Seabourn is expanding their reach to millions of travelers in the U.S. and Canada by joining the Sabre travel marketplace, one of the largest e-commerce platforms connecting suppliers and buyers worldwide. Travel agents subscribed to Sabre will now have the ability to book the full inventory of Seabourn via Sabre Cruises, an intuitive booking capability within the Sabre Red Workspace. Sabre's cruise interface will allow agents to browse ships within a gra... 
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Aug 10, 2017AIDA Cruises greets Hanse Sail 2017 with two AIDA ships
As a long-standing sponsor of the maritime festival, the cruise company is also supporting the "Kruzenshtern"   For the fourth time in a row, AIDA Cruises has agreed to sponsor a ship for one of these major public attractions of one of Germany's biggest maritime festivals. Thanks to the support of the cruise company based in Rostock, the venerable Russian vessel "Kruzenshtern" will be a guest at the 27th Hanse Sail from August 10–13, 2017. The "Kruzenshtern," a four-masted barq... 
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Aug 09, 2017Seabourn Announces New "Extended Explorations" Sailings Showcasing More Of Our Extraordinary Worlds In 2018 & 2019
SEATTLE, August 9, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is offering new Extended Explorations voyages aboard Seabourn Sojourn during its fall 2018 and winter/spring 2019 season presenting your clients with an opportunity to explore more of our extraordinary world. Ideal for those who prefer longer cruises and more exotic destinations, the new Extended Explorations voyages will include a range of unique itineraries ranging from 12 to 128 days in length in exotic... 
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Aug 09, 2017Clinical Psychologist Dr. Shefali Tsabary and Author Tim Storey to Headline the Nov. 29, 2017, O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Caribbean Cruise
SuperSoul 100 Members to join O, The Oprah Magazine books editor Leigh Haber on Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam   Seattle, Wash., Aug. 9, 2017 — Guests on the Nov. 29, 2017, O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Cruise aboard Holland America Line's ms Koningsdam will be joined by SuperSoul 100 members and thought leaders including clinical psychologist, best-selling author and international speaker Dr. Shefali Tsabary and author, speaker and life coach Tim Store... 
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Aug 09, 2017Earth Moving Contractor with a ‘Photo Wizard’ Eye on a P&O Cruises’ Assignment to Capture the South Pacific
In his day job, Greg Barnett runs a successful earth moving business in Brisbane but his passion for photography has led to a special P&O Cruises' photographic assignment in the South Pacific.   The combination of wet weather in Brisbane stopping earth moving work earlier this year and a spontaneous decision to have an impromptu family holiday in Sydney to see the Vivid Festival resulted in Greg capturing this amazing image of Pacific Explorer passing Pacific Jewel. &... 
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Aug 07, 2017Holland America Line’s Popular Explore4 Promotion Is Back with Four Enticing Offers for More Than 600 2018-19 Cruises
Early booking benefits valued at $1,500 per stateroom; Suite bookings receive additional offer Seattle, Wash., Aug. 7, 2017 — Holland America Line's popular Explore4 promotion is back with four alluring offers on more than 600 March 2018 through April 2019 cruises. Travelers looking to book a cruise or Alaska Land+Sea Journey for next year or beyond can take advantage of all the benefits, which include complimentary beverages and specialty dining aboard ship as well as reduced deposit... 
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Aug 07, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Launches “Agentpalooza Rockin’ Moments” On Facebook
Travel Agents May Win $50 and $100 Gift Cards for Answering Questions Related to Agentpalooza Video Highlights Shared on Carnival's Trade Facebook Page   MIAMI (August 7, 2017) - Carnival Cruise Line is launching an "Agentpalooza Rockin' Moments" contest for travel agents on its trade Facebook page starting today through September 1, 2017. As part of the contest, Carnival will post videos featuring highlights  from the line's recent "Agentpalooza" tour  and then ask ... 
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Aug 04, 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 July 2017 Carnival plc had 216,959,144 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading. Carnival plc holds 3,569,824 ordinary shares in Treasury. Although Carnival plc has 213,389,320 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 (i... 
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Aug 03, 2017Grammy-Nominated Music Superstar Nick Jonas To Perform Two Shipboard Concerts This Fall As Part Of Carnival Live Series
MIAMI, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated recording artist and award-winning songwriter Nick Jonas is the latest addition to the popular Carnival LIVE Concert Series, performing aboard Carnival Victory and Carnival Liberty this fall while the ships are docked in Nassau. Carnival LIVE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that brings the best in live music and comedy to the seas, providing guests an opportunity to enjoy captivating performances by top artist... 
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Aug 03, 2017P&O Cruises’ Pacific Eden’s Entertainment Takes Centre Stage
The spotlight will shine on P&O Cruises' Pacific Eden this month when she emerges from a multi-million dollar dry dock with two newly refurbished entertainment venues.   The 55,820-tonne vessel is currently undertaking a 12-day transformation in Singapore ahead of the start of her highly-anticipated Cairns cruise season.   Pacific Eden's two-storey Marquee Show Lounge is being given a stylish new look and feel with a dramatic black, white and emerald-green colou... 
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Aug 03, 2017Carnival Corporation Ocean Originals TV Series Receive 10 Telly Awards
Three new programs from world's largest leisure travel company - "Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin," "The Voyager with Josh Garcia" and "Vacation Creation" - honored for excellence in TV production MIAMI, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that three of its Ocean Originals TV programs – "Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin," "The Voyager with Josh Garcia" and "Vacation Creation" – have been honor... 
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Aug 02, 2017Holland America Line’s New Chocolate Surprise Is the Ultimate Decadent Dessert Parade
Chocolate confections featured throughout bars and lounges for guests to enjoy while taking in the evening's entertainment Seattle, Wash., Aug 2, 2017 —  Holland America Line is reinventing the traditional dessert buffet by introducing a Chocolate Surprise parade on the last gala evening of every cruise. Rather than guests having to make their way to the buffet and wait in line for a sweet treat, Chocolate Surprise brings bite-sized confections to guests in the main public areas... 
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Aug 02, 2017On Cruise Vacations, Wine's Popular Pastime
Cruises now offer extensive wine collections, with programs for tasting and learning about wine for both connoisseurs and curious beginners. MIAMI, Aug. 2, 2017 -- Cruise vacations are an increasingly popular way to relax, unwind and recharge. And while at sea, there's opportunity for guests to embrace some of life's most enjoyable pleasures – with wine-tasting and learning about wines an area of interest for many. Whether guests are curious beginners or connoisseurs, shipboard wine... 
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Aug 02, 2017Costa Cruises: News For The 2018 Summer Season
Awaiting the arrival of new ships ordered for Costa Cruises and Costa Asia, the Italian company repositions Costa Victoria to the Mediterranean and announces the sale of Costa neoClassica.    Costa Victoria will offer an itinerary dedicated to the beaches and entertainment of the Balearic Islands, originally planned for Costa neoRiviera, which will instead be positioned in Bari to replace Costa neoClassica.       Genova, 2 August 2017– Costa C... 
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Aug 01, 2017Holland America Line Offers More Ways to Experience the Panama Canal in 2017–18 with Eight Ships and 35 Cruises
Man-made wonder to welcome a record number of Holland America guests this season Seattle, Wash., Aug. 1, 2017 — Travelers who want to transit the lakes and locks of the Panama Canal will have eight Holland America Line ships and 19 cruises to choose from between fall 2017 through spring 2018. In addition to the full transits, ms Zuiderdam will offer two Southern Caribbean & Panama Canal Sunfarer itineraries that feature a partial transit through the Panama Canal. &... 
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Aug 01, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Gives Travel Agencies Opportunity To Choose What They Earn With ‘AMP Up Commission Challenge’
Qualifying Agencies Will Earn Increased Commission for Month of September with Targeted Booking Goals   MIAMI (Aug. 1, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line is giving travel agencies the opportunity to earn higher commission percentages on bookings made from Sept. 1-30, 2017, with its new "AMP Up Commission Challenge." The promotion offers agencies the ability to increase their commission rate up to 15% for bookings made during September by meeting targeted booking goals set by Carnival.... 
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Aug 01, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Tops Off National Ice Cream Month With A 'FunDay Sundae' Celebration Aboard Carnival Ecstasy For Kids From Charleston's Connie Maxwell Children's Home
During the Event, Carnival Donated $20,000 to Support the Children's Home and its Mission of Helping Children and Families in Need in Greater Charleston MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its commitment to the greater Charleston community and to mark National Ice Cream Month, Carnival Cruise Line hosted a "FunDay Sundae" celebration on board Carnival Ecstasy yesterday for kids from the Connie Maxwell Children's Home in Charleston, South Carolina. The event, which was attended by... 
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Jul 25, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Honors Top Travel Agencies With ‘Excellence Awards’
Fourth Annual Awards Honor Agents for Outstanding Leadership in 12 categories, including the Prestigious ‘Ted Arison Founder's Award' and new ‘Chairman's Award'   MIAMI (July 25, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line is honoring 12 top travel agencies in the U.S. and Canada with its fourth annual Excellence Awards. The 12 award categories recognize the diversity of agencies the line works with by honoring specialties including retail, online, charter, incentive, host, franchise, an... 
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Jul 24, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Hosts Seuss-a-Palooza Event Aboard Carnival Fantasy in Mobile for Kids From the YMCA of South Alabama
Cruise line makes $20,000 donation to YMCA in honor of relationship with homeport community MIAMI, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line celebrated its partnership with the Port of Mobile and greater Mobile community today by hosting a Seuss-a-Palooza event for kids attending the YMCA of South Alabama Summer Camp program. The event aboard Carnival Fantasy, which is homeported year-round in Mobile, was highlighted by a Green Eggs and Ham brunch with The Cat in the Hat and Friends,... 
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Jul 24, 2017O, The Oprah Magazine Share the Adventure Cruise Set Sail Featuring Presentations by Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King and SuperSoul 100 Visionaries
Seattle, Wash., July 24, 2017 — Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine Share the Adventure Cruise set sail from Seattle to Alaska on July 15, 2017, bringing together some of the world's foremost visionaries for a week of O-mazing talks and activities aboard ms Eurodam.    Throughout the week guests took part in morning meditation with yoga instructor Sara Ivanhoe and explored eating well with Impatient Foodie founder Elettra Wiedem... 
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Jul 22, 2017Costa Cruises And Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus Take The Battle Against Food Waste To Sea
The partnership between Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus sets off from Savona, allowing surplus food on board cruise ships to be retrieved and reused for the first time to help society.      Savona, 22 July 2017 – Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus present their partnership project that will allow surplus food on board cruise ships to be retrieved and reused for the first time to help society. The project is be... 
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Jul 20, 2017AIDA stages second world cruise – around South Africa with AIDAaura
41 ports in 20 countries; 117-day dream cruise bookable from July 21, 2017   Tomorrow, Friday, July 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. is when bookings open for AIDA's second world cruise as part of its new AIDA Selection program. In fall 2018 AIDAaura will follow AIDAcara's first cruise around the world which sets sail on October 17, 2017.   On October 8, 2018, the cry of "cast off!" will then go up for a second time when this great adventure gets underway from Hamburg. Sailin... 
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Jul 20, 2017AIDA Mountain Bike and Racing Bike Weeks
Discover the most beautiful AIDA cruise destinations by bicycle   During the 2017/2018 winter season, cyclists will be in for a real treat with AIDA. AIDAperla will be staging a Mountain Bike and a Racing Bike Week in September. In November, everything will revolve around two-wheelers in the Canary Islands with AIDAprima, while in December AIDAdiva will be offering a bike training camp during her Caribbean cruise. Cycling experts Jens Heppner and Mario Peters will be along for ... 
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Jul 19, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Names Jason Glen Cahilly to Board of Directors, Announces Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced that on July 18, 2017, Jason Glen Cahilly, former chief strategic and financial officer of the National Basketball Association, has been appointed to the company's boards of directors, effective immediately. The announcement was made following the quarterly meeting of the company's boards of directors held yesterday in Venice, Italy. Cahilly, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years ... 
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Jul 18, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Change Of Senior Independent Director And Presiding Director
MIAMI, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced yesterday a change in keeping with good corporate governance that encourages the periodic rotation of board leadership positions among directors. Stuart Subotnick has stepped down from his role as Senior Independent Director and Presiding Director and Randall J. Weisenburger was elected by the company's Non-Executive Directors, acting in executive session, to take over as the Senior Independen... 
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Jul 18, 2017P&O Cruises Animates Guests With New Nickelodeon Channels
The award winning children's network Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. can now be viewed on the high-seas thanks to a new collaboration with P&O Cruises.    The popular Nickelodeon programming has been specially curated with P&O's youngest guests in mind and will be available around the clock on TV's in all cabins and in Kids Clubs across the fleet. Families can also enjoy a special Nickelodeon movie night on the Big Screen on the ship's upper decks.   The Nicke... 
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Jul 18, 2017Carnival Cruise Line and Lord Nelson Raise a Glass to ThirstyFrog?s 200,000th Milestone
Carnival Cruise Line has toasted the success of Australia's first custom-made cruise beer, ThirstyFrog Summer Ale.   Launched three years ago, the specially created Ale - developed in partnership with The Lord Nelson Brewery - has proved one of the most popular beers on Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend. Since launch, guests have enjoyed over 200,000 schooners of the Aussie-brewed Ale at sea.   In celebration of the ongoing partnership and the 200,000 schooner ... 
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Jul 17, 2017Seabourn Collection Available For A Limited Time At Molton Brown Stores
NEW YORK, July 17, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has been working with Molton Brown, London's bath, body & beauty connoisseurs, for more than 15 years.  Last year, Molton Brown created two bespoke fragrances for Seabourn - The Seabourn Collection - which, up until now, has only been available on board Seabourn's beautiful ships.  This summer, the entire collection will be available to buy for a limited time in Molton Brown stores in the UK, glo... 
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Jul 13, 2017Majorcan delegation visits AIDAperla
Representatives of port and tourism authorities, and professors from the University of the Balearic Islands inform themselves on board about environmental measures at AIDA Cruises   Last Saturday (July 8, 2017), AIDAperla, the youngest member of the AIDA Cruises fleet, returned to the port of Palma de Mallorca after its christening and maiden voyage. In addition to Barcelona, Germany's favorite island is one of the departure and destination ports for the seven-day cruises around... 
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Jul 12, 2017Carnival Cruise Line ups the stakes with stellar talent line-up for 2017 Melbourne Cup Cruise
Carnival Cruise Line today announces its impressive line-up of onboard talent who will be equipping guests with everything they need to win big and dress to impress at the “race that stops the nation” this year.   A variety of special themed events covering everything from fashion to fillies will be on offer onboard the six-night round-trip Melbourne Cup cruise from Sydney to Melbourne.   For the third consecutive year, legendary race-caller Jo... 
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Jul 12, 2017Costa Cruises Presents the New Edition of the Sustainability Report
This document sets out the Italian company’s strategy for sustainable development and innovation, which follows the principles of the UN’s 2030 Agenda. Among the main results achieved in 2016 by the Costa fleet in relation to environmental protection, there was a 9.5% reduction in waste produced per passenger per day, a 5% reduction in the carbon footprint and a 3% reduction in fuel consumption per passenger per day. Genoa, July 12 2017 – Costa Cruises publishes the new edit... 
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Jul 12, 2017Princess Cruises Offers Up to 30% off on Sun Drenched Cruise Vacations
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 12, 2017) – Princess Cruises Sun Drenched Deals sale offers special savings to sunny cruise destinations sailing Fall 2017 through Spring 2018. Guests can choose from more than 264 warm weather cruises to the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Panama Canal, California Coast, Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific, Southeast Asia, South America and World Cruise with fares up to 30% off. Examples of Sun-Drenched cruise deals include: Caribbean cruise vacations — 7... 
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Jul 10, 2017Carnival Cruise Line To Now Pay Travel Agents Commission On Future Cruise Credits
MIAMI (July 10, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line has announced it will now pay travel agents commission on Future Cruise Credits applied to new bookings starting July 10, 2017. The new commission structure, which goes into effect today, calculates commission based on the value of the cruise prior to the application of the Future Cruise Credit. Previously, the line calculated commission on these bookings after a Future Cruise Credit was applied.  The new commission program adds incrementa... 
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Jul 10, 2017Princess Cruises’ New Majestic Princess Arrives in Shanghai to Begin Inaugural Season in China
Naming Ambassadors Yao Ming and Ye Li Officially Name Majestic Princess at Gala Celebration Shanghai, China (July 10, 2017) – Princess Cruises®, today announced that Majestic Princess®, the first new international luxury cruise liner tailor-made for China, has arrived in Shanghai to begin her maiden season. Yao Ming and Ye Li served as Naming Ambassadors and officially named Majestic Princess during an inaugural ceremony. The ceremony was also attended by Wang Hong, the party secretary of ... 
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Jul 06, 2017Princess Cruises Offers Families Savings for Caribbean Sailings
New Promotion Provides Special Pricing for Third and Fourth Guests SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 6, 2017) – Princess Cruises® today announced a special offer for third and fourth guests to make it easy to bring family and friends onboard. For all Ocean Medallion™ Caribbean cruises on Regal Princess® and Royal Princess®, sailing November 2017 – April 2018, Princess is offering a special $99 price for third and fourth passengers.1 Princess offers a wide range of comfortable accommod... 
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Jul 06, 2017First AIDA Volunteer on Board the Africa Mercy
Engineer Tomislav Zubovic joins the crew to help and support Mercy Ships in West Africa   Mercy Ships and AIDA have reached a key milestone in their recently announced cooperation by kicking-off a joint volunteer program for employees and crew who will from now on provide practical help on board. For a total of four months, the first AIDA volunteer Tomislav Zubovic will serve as an engineer on board the Africa Mercy to support the ship's staff and pass on his seafaring experien... 
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Jul 06, 2017First Costa Group Volunteer on Board the Africa Mercy
Engineer joins the crew to help and support Mercy Ships in West Africa   Genoa – July 6, 2017 - Mercy Ships and Costa Group have reached a key milestone in their recently announced cooperation by kicking-off a joint volunteer program supporting the hospital ship Africa Mercy. For a total of four months, the first Costa Group volunteer Tomislav Zubovic will serve as an engineer on board to support the ship's staff and pass on his seafaring experiences gained with companies like AID... 
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Jul 06, 2017Best Way to Visit Cuba? Go In Style on a Cruise For Worry-Free Travel
MIAMI, July 6, 2017 -- Once a forbidden place, Cuba is a jewel in the Caribbean that should be on every traveler's bucket list. And now there's a way to confidently travel to Cuba – by cruise ship. Two of the most popular and well-known cruise lines recently received approval for sailings to Cuba – Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line, two of the 10 cruise brands that are part of Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise company. ... 
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Jul 05, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Thanks The Troops With The World's First Social Media Powered Barbecue At Marine Corps Air Station Miramar In San Diego
Carnival Vista Godmother Deshauna Barber - the first woman serving in the U.S. Military to be named Miss USA - Joins Carnival Chief Maritime Officer William Burke and Operation Homefront CEO John Pray in serving "Thank You Burgers" to Service Members MIAMI, July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line, which carries more active and retired military personnel than any other cruise operator, joined forces with Operation Homefront today to extend the July 4th holiday and thank men and women... 
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Jul 05, 2017Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
In accordance with the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 30 June 2017 Carnival plc had 216,958,311 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading. Carnival plc holds 3,569,824 ordinary shares in Treasury. Although Carnival plc has 213,388,487 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 (i... 
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Jul 04, 2017Costa Cruises Launches New Exotic Itineraries in Asia
European and US guests will have opportunity to enjoy cruise holidays to a variety of exciting destinations in Asia onboard Costa Victoria and Costa neoRomantica. Genoa, July 4 2017– Costa Cruises today announced it is launching new exotic itineraries in Asia for the 2017-2018 winter season, now available for its European and US guests.With its ongoing focus on creating new and innovative vacation options for travellers, the Italian company is offering several new cruises to some of the ... 
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Jul 03, 2017Princess Cruises’ Majestic Princess Arrives in China
Maiden call to Xiamen celebrates 37-day journey along the Silk Road Sea RouteXiamen, China (July 3, 2017) – Majestic Princess, the newest flagship in the Princess Cruises fleet, arrived in Xiamen, China, after a 37-day journey along the Silk Road Sea Route. The arrival also marked the successful completion of the cultural programs and performances for guests aboard the Majestic Princess under the theme “Telling the Chinese Story along the Silk Road Sea Route.” From May 21, Maje... 
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Jun 30, 2017Lena Gercke christens AIDAperla in Palma de Mallorca
The big moment finally arrived at 10:30 p.m. on June 30, 2017: Model and presenter Lena Gercke christened the 12th member of the AIDA fleet with the name “AIDAperla.” An imposing music and light show, followed by a dazzling firework transformed the night sky above the harbor and the old town of Palma de Mallorca into a glittering ocean of color. In keeping with recent AIDA christening tradition, AIDAperla was accompanied by her sister ship AIDAaura. All over Germany cruise fans watched t... 
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Jun 29, 2017AIDAperla’s christening eagerly anticipated
AIDA Cruises welcomes new fleet member with exclusive offer, bookable from July 1, 2017Model and TV host Lena Gercke will be christening AIDAperla on June 30, 2017 in Palma de Mallorca. To mark this occasion, AIDA Cruises has put together an exclusive cruise offer with which the cruise operator is both thanking its loyal fans and also inviting those who have never yet experienced a waterborne vacation to sample the diversity of the new vacation worlds aboard the latest generation of AIDA ... 
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Jun 29, 2017Carnival Paradise Departs Tampa On Carnival Cruise Line’s First-Ever Voyage To Havana, Cuba
Carnival Cruise Line hosted a bon voyage reception at Port Tampa Bay today to mark the line's inaugural cruise to Havana, Cuba, aboard the Carnival Paradise. The event was a celebration of Cuban culture, music, cuisine and libations, featuring the "World's Largest Cuban Sandwich at Sea" and a $25,000 charity donation to Tampa's Ybor City Museum Society. Attendees included Carnival Cruise Line Executive Vice President of Guest Shipboard Operations Gus Antorcha, representatives of Port Tampa Bay, ... 
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Jun 28, 2017Holland America Line Promotes Paul Grigsby to Vice President, Revenue Planning and Analysis
Grigsby to take on deployment analytics among other responsibilitiesSeattle, Wash., June 28, 2017 — Holland America Line has promoted Paul Grigsby to vice president, revenue planning and analysis. With this appointment, Grigsby is responsible for revenue science, business intelligence, planning and forecasting, and the newly added deployment analytics.Grigsby is based in the cruise line’s Seattle headquarters and continues to report to Beth Bodensteiner, senior vice president, revenue man... 
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Jun 28, 2017Carnival Cruise Line And Houston Texans Gear Up For 'Summer Kickoff' Event With The Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston
Event Included Gridiron Activities Led by Houston Texans Players, On-Site Build-A-Bear Workshop and $10,000 Donation from Carnival to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston MIAMI, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line and the Houston Texans teamed up to host the first-ever Summer Kickoff event yesterday with a variety of fun activities for kids at the Havard Boys & Girls Club in Houston. The event also included a $10,000 donation from Carnival Cruise Line to the Boys & Girls C... 
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Jun 27, 2017Princess Cruises Expands Ocean Medallion to Australia and More Destinations within North America
Three More Princess Ships Join Fleet of Ocean Medallion Class Ships™, Will Provide New Level of Personalisation for Enhanced Guest Experiences   Princess Cruises, the world's largest international premium cruise line, announced today that Golden Princess, Crown Princess and Ruby Princess will be the next three ships to feature the Ocean Medallion™. The wearable device -- powered by a first-of-its-kind interactive technology platform within the One Cruise Experienc... 
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Jun 26, 2017Countdown started: Lena Gercke to christen AIDAperla in five days
The big moment will arrive at around 10:15 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017: Model and TV host Lena Gercke will be christening the twelfth member of the AIDA fleet in the name of AIDAperla in the harbor of Palma de Mallorca (Spain).   Ahead of the christening, AIDA Cruises is streaming the Prime Time Show live from AIDAperla every evening on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AIDA). Entertainment Manager Stephan Hartmann is appearing directly from the Theatrium with interesting guests to ... 
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Jun 23, 2017Princess Cruises Takes Out Two Awards for Australia’s Best Cruise Line Overall and Best Premium Cruise Line
Award-winning cruise line Princess Cruises has today been named Australia's Best Cruise Line Overall and Best Premium Cruise Line in Cruise Passenger's 21st Birthday Awards. The win comes on the back of the cruise lines' recent win as Australia's most trusted cruise operator in the annual Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Survey.   Princess Cruises Vice President Australia & New Zealand Stuart Allison, said the cruise line was honoured to have received the double-award. &nb... 
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Jun 22, 2017Holland America Line Announces O, The Oprah Magazine Curated Programming for July 15 Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska
O, The Oprah Magazine Creative Director Adam Glassman to Share Style Secrets in Love That! Presentation and More   Seattle, Wash., June 22, 2017 —  Holland America Line's upcoming Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska on July 15 aboard the ms Eurodam will feature tips and advice from Emmy Award winner and O, The Oprah Magazine creative director Adam Glassman. The style guru will host a Love That! presentation sponsored by women's clothing brand Chico's that will reveal the ... 
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Jun 22, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Second Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced U.S. GAAP net income of $379 million, or $0.52 diluted EPS, for the second quarter of 2017 compared to U.S. GAAP net income for the second quarter of 2016 of $605 million, or $0.80 diluted EPS. Second quarter 2017 adjusted net income of $378 million, or $0.52 adjusted EPS, was higher than adjusted net income of $370 million, or $0.49 adjusted EPS, for the second quarter of 2016. Adjusted net inco... 
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Jun 22, 2017P&O Cruises Shows Character Revealing Dora the Explorer as Godmother of Latest Ship
One of the world's most loved adventurers, Dora the Explorer, is exploring new territory as the first Nickelodeon character to be crowned Godmother of a cruise ship, P&O's Pacific Explorer.   Pacific Explorer is set to have the 'slime of her life' when Dora christens the ship at a naming ceremony at Sydney's Overseas Passenger Terminal on Sunday July 2.   The popular character will be joined by her closest Nickelodeon friends including SpongeBob SquarePants, the Te... 
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Jun 21, 2017Holland America Line’s Linda Springmann Takes on New Role of Vice President, Onboard Revenue
Springmann moves from deployment and tour marketing to newly created position Seattle, Wash., June 21, 2017 — Holland America Line's Linda Springmann is moving into the newly created role of vice president, onboard revenue for the premium cruise line. With this appointment she will engage with the senior leaders of the brand to provide dedicated focus on the prioritized initiatives of Holland America Line related to revenue across its fleet of ships.   Springmann con... 
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Jun 21, 2017Seabourn Announces Distinguished Speakers for 2017-2018 Seabourn Conversations Program
SEATTLE, June 21, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, continues its mission to intrigue and inform guests with an additional new series of Seabourn Conversations for the 2017-2018 cruise season. The popular onboard enrichment program will host distinguished speakers and personalities from a variety of fields including journalism, government, preservation and the arts. The Seabourn Conversations line-up is populated with both first-time and returning speaker... 
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Jun 21, 2017Yao Ming and Ye Li to Serve as Inaugural Cruise Ambassadors for Princess Cruises in China and Officially Name the New Majestic Princess
July 9 Ceremony and Gala Dinner in Shanghai will Celebrate Arrival at Asia Homeport SHANGHAI, China (June 21, 2017) – Princess Cruises, the world's largest international premium cruise line announced today that Yao Ming and his wife, Ye Li, will serve as Inaugural Cruise Ambassadors for Princess Cruises in China and officially name the new Majestic Princess during a ceremony and gala celebration. The inaugural festivities will take place aboard Majestic Princess in Shanghai on July ... 
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Jun 21, 2017Giant Cane Toad Invades NSW on State of Origin Cruise
In a colourful sea invasion from the north, a seven-metre giant cane toad hopped on to a P&O Cruises' ship this morning marking the Queensland invasion in the countdown to tonight's second State of Origin thriller.   The cane toad perched on Pacific Aria quietly slipped into Sydney early this morning with 2,000 Queenslanders onboard ready to cheer on their team in the much-anticipated game.   The seven-day roundtrip cruise departed Brisbane on Saturday and incl... 
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Jun 20, 2017New Photos Show Off Extensive Enhancements to Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam
Renovations include Music Walk and first Rijksmuseum at Sea and Explorations Central   Seattle, Wash., June 20, 2017 —  When Holland America Line's ms Westerdam emerged from a 12-day dry dock at Fincantieri's shipyard in Palermo, Italy, in late April, the ship debuted major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the fleet: Explorations Central, or EXC, in the Crow's Nest and Rijksmuseum at Sea. Westerdam also received the popu... 
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Jun 19, 2017Seabourn Offering New Cruise Itineraries for the 2018 & 2019 Season
SEATTLE, June 19, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, will feature new worldwide itineraries for the fall 2018 and winter 2019 seasons. The new program includes 37 unique sailings to hidden harbors, marquee ports and must see cities accessible only by smaller ships. As always, Seabourn guests can look forward to exceptional personalized service, lavish amenities and unique experiences from the newest and most modern fleet in the luxury segment. Guests will have th... 
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Jun 15, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On Second Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, June 15, 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), Thursday, June 22, 2017, to discuss the company's second quarter financial results which are expected to be released that morning. A simulcast of the call will be available via the company's Web sites at www.carnivalcorp.com and www.carnivalplc.com. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnews... 
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Jun 15, 2017Carnival Corporation Statement on Updates to Cuba Policy
MIAMI, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) is pleased that the policy changes announced by the Trump administration will allow our ships to continue to sail to Cuba. We will review the extent of the tightening of the travel rules, but our guests have already been traveling under the 12 approved forms of travel to Cuba since we undertook our historic first cruise to Cuba more than a year ago. Our experience in Cuba this past year has been extremely pos... 
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Jun 15, 2017P&O’s Inaugural Dark Mofo Cruise Arrives in Hobart
P&O Cruises' Pacific Jewel arrived in Hobart this morning with more than 2,000 passengers and crew onboard who will be visiting Tasmania's Dark Mofo festival.   The cruise brings the single largest group of interstate visitors to the winter event and is expected to inject around $1 million into the local economy.   The first-of-its-kind six-night voyage departed Sydney on June 13, 2017 and will spend three days and two nights in Hobart where guests can experience... 
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Jun 14, 2017Pacific Explorer Prepares to Call Australia Home
In less than a week's time, P&O Cruises will welcome its latest ship to the fleet when Pacific Explorer arrives in Sydney following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment.   On Monday June 19, the vessel will sail in to Sydney for the first time after spending 12-days in dry dock in Singapore.    Pacific Explorer was transformed into an iconic P&O cruise ship with the help of more than 1,000 contractors who spent over 200,000 hours fitting 25,000 square me... 
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Jun 13, 2017Senior Officers Team Selected for New Carnival Horizon
133,500-ton Ship Set to Debut in Europe April 2018     MIAMI (June 13, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line has announced the appointment of the senior officers for its newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, which is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy and set to debut in spring 2018. Comprised of some of the most talented and experienced mariners in the cruise industry, Carnival Horizon's senior officers will include: Captain Luigi D... 
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Jun 13, 2017Gerard Piqué Joins The Testimonials’ Team Of Costa Cruises
The Barcelona footballer is the star of a remarkable Mannequin Challenge in the new social media ad of the Italian cruise ship company. Gerard Piqué joins Shakira to reveal the entertainment and the daily life on board a Costa ship. A special competition linked to the ad is to be launched today, with a Mini-holiday in the Mediterranean up for grabs.     Genoa, 13 June 2017 - Costa Cruises is presenting their new international internet and social media campaign starr... 
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Jun 12, 2017New Orleans Saints Players Cameron Jordan And Mark Ingram Showcase Their Talents During Fun 'Lip Sync Battle' For Charity Aboard Carnival Dream
Players Competed for $15,000 in Charitable Donations During Rousing Shipboard Version of Popular SpikeTV Show MIAMI, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans Saints players Cameron Jordan and Mark Ingram channeled their inner rock stars as they participated in the first-ever "Lip Sync Battle" for charity to a packed house yesterday aboard Carnival Dream while the ship was docked at the Port of New Orleans. Carnival is the Official Cruise Line of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans' la... 
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Jun 12, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Names Scott Becher Vice President, Partnership and Loyalty
MIAMI (June 12, 2017) — Scott Becher, a highly seasoned marketing professional with extensive experience in sports and entertainment marketing and sponsorship innovation has joined the marketing leadership team at Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line. As vice president of partnership and loyalty, Becher will identify and activate partnerships and alliances across all Carnival Cruise Line touch points. These partnerships play an important role in driving cruise bookings as well as enhanci... 
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Jun 12, 2017Carnival Corporation Wins Top Global Award for Best Sustainability Report
World's largest leisure travel company ranks first in 10th annual survey by Corporate Register for its 2015 Sustainability Report for overall creativity in communicating its global sustainability performance Company's sustainability reporting on carbon emissions, implications for climate change and mitigation measures also honored as a runner-up in carbon disclosure category MIAMI, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the worl... 
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Jun 09, 2017Cunard Reveals Completion of $40 Million Refurbishment of Queen Victoria
VALENCIA, Calif., June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cunard's iconic ship Queen Victoria made her much-anticipated return to Southampton yesterday, showing off an array of stunning new features following an impressive $40 million refurbishment.First-look photography released today reveals the fruits of Cunard's labor, from large mesmerizing enhancements to the subtle details, impeccable care and diligence has been taken to ensure passengers are greeted with the ultimate luxury experience from the... 
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Jun 09, 2017Comedian Chris Tucker To Perform Two Shows As Part Of Carnival Live Concert Series
Shipboard Performances to Take Place Aboard Carnival Breeze and Carnival Liberty While Ships are Docked in Nassau MIAMI, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, comedian Chris Tucker has signed on for two shows aboard Carnival Breeze and Carnival Liberty this fall as part of the Carnival LIVE Concert Series.  Carnival LIVE is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that brings the best in live music and comedy to the seas and provides guests an opportunity to enjoy captivati... 
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Jun 09, 2017Pacific Princess Emerges from Drydock with Modern Touches Amidst Traditional Charm
Princess Cruises' Small Ship Debuts New Livery, Refurbished Dining Venues and the New Princess Luxury Beds SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (June 9, 2017) – After a two-week, multi-million-dollar renovation, Pacific Princess debuted today in Ft. Lauderdale with new modern colors, patterns and textures, while still keeping the small ship essence and traditional architecture revered by Princess Cruises guests. Guests will now experience several new enhancements with the addit... 
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Jun 08, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Introduces Carnival EasyPay, Unique Interest-Free Installment Payment Service
New Feature Allows Guests to Pay for their Carnival Cruise In Three Convenient Monthly Installments MIAMI, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a cruise industry first, Carnival Cruise Line has launched a convenient new pay-over-time program that allows guests to pay for their cruise in three monthly installments. Carnival EasyPay is designed as a truly hassle-free vacation payment option as it allows guests' cruise payments to be automatically deducted from the credit card on file and applied ... 
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Jun 08, 2017Holland America Line Adds BBC Presenter Michaela Strachan, Filmmaker James Brickell and Digital Specialist Simon Baxter to ms Maasdam’s July 8 BBC Earth Feature Cruise
BBC experts to give presentations and workshops in their area of specialty Seattle, Wash., June 8, 2017 — Holland America Line is adding the talents of popular BBC presenter Michaela Strachan, wildlife filmmaker James Brickell and innovative digital specialist Simon Baxter to the July 8, 2017, BBC Earth theme cruise.   Guests on ms Maasdam's seven-day cruise to Canada and New England will be able to attend presentations and masterclasses by the trio, who will share t... 
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Jun 08, 2017Barcelona welcomes AIDAperla
AIDA Cruises expands its commitment in Europe's cruise capital / Preparations underway for first LNG supply to a cruise ship in the Mediterranean   AIDAperla – the youngest member of the AIDA Cruises fleet – reached the port of Barcelona via the western Mediterranean yesterday evening (June 7, 2017), as part of its "Welcome Cruises". During AIDAperla's maiden season, Europe's cruise capital is, alongside Palma de Mallorca, one of the start and end ports for her seven-day cruise... 
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Jun 08, 2017New Tours In Turin For Costa Cruises Guests
As of 10th June, cruise passengers on the flagship Costa Diadema will be able to visit Turin every Saturday, thanks to the new excursions organised by  Costa Cruises, City of Turin and Turismo Torino e Provincia   Turin, 8th June, 2017 Costa Cruises (www.costacruise.com) and the City of Turin are announcing exciting news for summer 2017: a discovery tour of Turin for passengers on Costa Diadema, the flagship of the Italian company.   The launch date of t... 
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Jun 07, 2017Carnival Launches Biggest Ever Australian Program for 2018-19
Carnival Cruise Line has launched its 2018-19 Program, offering Australian holidaymakers the largest number of cruises and more fun at sea than ever before. The cruise line's new program, on sale on June 15, 2017, features more than 70 sailings from Sydney and Melbourne, including a record 19 short cruises with weekend samplers and short local itineraries proving to be a popular, easy getaway option. Fares on the four-night cruise to Moreton Island in Queensland on Carnival Spirit sa... 
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Jun 02, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Exchange Rate For Quarterly Dividend
MIAMI, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 7, 2017, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 (U.S.) per share. The dividend is payable on June 16, 2017, to shareholders of record on May 26, 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 dividend ... 
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Jun 02, 2017Grassroots of Tourism Understands Benefits of Cruising to Tasmania’s Economy
Australia's leading cruise operator Carnival Australia and major contributor to Tasmania's surge in cruise tourism today praised the state's cruise guides for their grassroots understanding of the sector's benefits for the local economy. Cruise ship guides who regularly welcome visitors to Tasmania's popular ports rejected recent criticism of cruise tourism and pointed to its benefits for hundreds of small businesses. "The guides are eloquent in their support of cruise tourism and con... 
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Jun 02, 2017P&O Launches ‘Always On’ Flagship Fares for Travel Agents
P&O Cruises has made it even easier for the trade to enjoy a cruise holiday with the launch of a special new Flagship Fare for travel agents, offering a permanent 20 per cent discount on P&O Cruises' "Go" fares.   The  ‘always on' Flagship Fare will enable agents to book a variety of cruises across the fleet year-round, whether they are planning a break with friends or family or looking to book a last-minute deal.    Guests travelling in the same ... 
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Jun 01, 2017Naturama Tours & Adventures Named Carnival Cruise Line's 'Tour Operator of the Year'
MIAMI (June 1, 2017) – Naturama Tours & Adventures – which each year provides thousands of Carnival Cruise Line guests with memorable and exciting experiences ashore in Mexico – has been named the cruise line's "Tour Operator of the Year." Naturama Tours & Adventures was selected from hundreds of tour operators that work in tandem with Carnival to offer guests unforgettable excursion offerings throughout the Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.   Tw... 
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Jun 01, 2017Seabourn Returns To America's Last Frontier
Unique Experiences and Itineraries Showcase the Best of the Great LandSEATTLE, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seabourn will return to Alaska this summer for the first time in 15 years, officially kicking off today with an 11-day "Ultimate Alaskan" voyage departing from Vancouver. The world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line has curated an exceptional series of 11-, 12- and 14-day cruises on Seabourn Sojourn sailing out of Anchorage (Seward), Alaska and Vancouver, British Columbia. Th... 
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Jun 01, 2017Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Elizabeth Strout and Comedian Rita Rudner Join O, The Oprah Magazine and Holland America Line
Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, SuperSoul 100 Members, O, The Oprah Magazine Books Editor, Leigh Haber, and more setting sail on July 15   Seattle, Wash., June 1, 2017 — Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine's Share the Adventure Cruise is adding Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout, comedian Rita Rudner and O, The Oprah Magazine Books Editor Leigh Haber to the list of visionaries and authorities who will be on board the July 15 sailing to Alaska. In addition ... 
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Jun 01, 2017AIDAperla reaches its home port of Palma de Mallorca
The launch starts the countdown to its christening ceremony with a glittering guest list on June 30, 2017. It will be a family meeting: "The Voice of Germany" stars Tay Schmedtmann, Jamie-Lee Kriewitz and Thore Schölermann will accompany the ship's godmother, Lena Gercke / live streaming online   In the early hours of June 1, 2017, AIDAperla, the twelfth member of the AIDA Cruises fleet, reached its new home port of Palma de Mallorca for the first time. At approximately 6 am, th... 
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Jun 01, 2017Successful EXPIcruise on AIDAperla
Around 2,000 travel agents got to experience the new flagship From May 28 to June 1, 2017, travel agents from all over Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Benelux countries got to enjoy exciting days on the latest ship of the AIDA fleet: AIDAperla. Around 2,000 delighted agency staff had the opportunity to explore the new flagship of AIDA Cruises before its christening ceremony, which will take place in Mallorca on June 30, 2017. During the short cruise from Naples to Palma de M... 
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Jun 01, 2017Carnival Australia appoints PR agency FleishmanHillard to support further growth in Australia and New Zealand
Leading cruise operator, Carnival Australia, which accounts for seven iconic brands in this market, today announced FleishmanHillard has been appointed to support its public relations activities in Australia and New Zealand. Fleishman will work with Carnival Australia and the majority of its cruise brands in developing a range of PR services including communications strategy, message planning, creative campaigns, media relations and content. The agency was appointed in a competitive pitch pr... 
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May 31, 2017An Evening With Tim Rice" Performances Roll Out Across Seabourn Fleet
Exclusive entertainment experience created for Seabourn can now be seen on all four ships Seattle, May 31, 2017 - Following the successful launch of Seabourn's exclusive partnership with acclaimed English musical theatre lyricist of Broadway, Sir Tim Rice, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line is announcing his successful production, "An Evening with Tim Rice," now playing on all Seabourn ships.   The show, in association with Belinda King... 
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May 31, 2017AIDAnova will be the first ship of the next AIDA generation from Papenburg
As of December 2018, the 13th cruise ship of the AIDA fleet can be booked from 1 June, 2017 / From December 2018 onwards, in its premiere season, the ship will be traveling the Canary Islands   On 31 May, 2017, at 6:00 pm, one of the best-kept secrets of the Meyer shipyard in Papenburg was lifted: a spectacular graffiti surprise revealed the name of the first ship of the first generation that can run on LNG (liquefied natural gas) with nearly zero emissions. This name, AIDAnov... 
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May 31, 2017First Blues Cruise Helps Lift NSW Support to Record Levels at Suncorp
Around 2000 New South Wales rugby league fans have cruised to Brisbane onboard P&O Cruises' Pacific Jewel to cheer on the Blues for the first Holden State of Origin clash tonight.   The 70,000-tonne Sydney-based ship will provide the biggest single injection of Blues fans into Queensland for an Origin game, boosting the number of NSW supporters at Suncorp Stadium by around 50 per cent.   The seven-day roundtrip cruise departed Sydney on Friday and included calls t... 
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May 31, 2017Well-Kept Secret: Take a Cruise to Enjoy World's Best Beaches
MIAMI, May 31, 2017 -- Let's face it. Everyone deserves a day at the beach, preferably in a tropical place where you can dip your toes in soft sand and clear waters. And now here's a well-kept secret: With itineraries in places such as the Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Bermuda, Hawaii, the Mediterranean, South America and the South Pacific, cruise ships make it easy to get to some of the best beaches in the world. Cruise ship captains and other officers, whe... 
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May 30, 2017Carnival Corporation Wins Environmental Award for Clean-Air Commitment
World's largest leisure travel company recognized by Lloyd's List for industry-first program to build seven next-generation LNG-powered ships Carnival Corporation's efforts to reduce air emissions and protect environment recognized with prestigious Cleaner Safer Seas Solutions award MIAMI, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, has been named winner of the Lloyd's List Americas 2017 Cleaner Safer Seas ... 
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May 30, 2017P&O Cruises Announces New Cruises for Record 2018 NZ Season
Leading cruise line P&O Cruises has strengthened its commitment to New Zealand, adding five more voyages to its record season of sailings from Auckland next year.   The cruise line today released full details of its largest New Zealand program yet, with local holidaymakers able to choose from an unprecedented 22 roundtrip cruises in 2018.   With New Zealand cruise passenger numbers continuing to surge, P&O Cruises remains the leading cruise line in the local market. ... 
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May 30, 2017Carnival Corporation & Costa Group Reaffirm Commitment to Italy: 4,500 Italian Crew Members to be Hired in Next Five Years
Costa Group – part of Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest cruise company – also announces its fleet carried nearly 3 million guests in 2016, a 13 percent increase over 2015   For 2017, further growth is expected with official launch in June of AIDAperla, the new AIDA Cruises flagship, which made its first call today at Genoa.   Genoa, 30 May 2017 – The Costa Group and its parent organization Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), ... 
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May 29, 2017Pacific Explorer Transformation Begins
The final countdown is on for next month's debut of P&O Cruises' Pacific Explorer, with the ship's multi-million dollar transformation underway in Singapore.   During her 12-day drydock, the vessel – formerly sailing as Princess Cruises' Dawn Princess – will undergo a massive refit which will see the addition of a range of exciting new features for Australian holidaymakers.   When she sails from Sydney on her first cruise on June 22, Pacific Explorer will be sporting ... 
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May 26, 2017Carnival Corporation to Offer Alipay Payment Services Onboard its Fleet in Asia
World's largest leisure travel company signs agreement with China's top mobile payment provider - a related company of China's online commerce leader Alibaba - to enable guests to make onboard purchases using the popular Alipay platform Carnival Corporation's first and largest brand in China - Costa Cruises - will launch Alipay beginning in June 2017, with plans to expand to additional ships in the Costa Asia fleet later this year MIAMI, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & ... 
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May 26, 2017Majestic Princess Begins Epic Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route
Princess Cruises, the world's largest premium cruise line, and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (Friendship Association) have officially begun Majestic Princess' journey from Rome to China. The 37-day voyage will feature a cultural exchange program themed "Telling the Chinese Story along the Silk Road Sea Route", with performance groups including the Ansai Youth Waist Drum team, the Luochuan Youth Yangge Dance team, the China National Orchestra... 
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May 26, 2017Princess Cruises Takes Out Top Honour as Australia's Most Trusted Cruise Operator
Leading cruise line Princess Cruises has been named Australia's most trusted cruise operator in the annual Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Survey. The recognition comes as the cruise line prepares to celebrate 10 years since it started cruising from Australia year-round. Princess Cruises Vice President Australia & New Zealand Stuart Allison said the cruise line was honoured to have received the gong. "We pride ourselves on the holiday experience we provide, incl... 
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May 25, 2017Princess Debuts 2018-2019 Exotics Sailings
Worldwide Cruise Vacation Destinations Will Visit 47 Countries SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 25, 2017) – Princess Cruises has debuted its 2018-2019 Exotics program which will take guests to culturally rich and iconic cruise destinations around the globe. With more than 50 departures, ranging in length from three to 111 days, these worldwide cruise itineraries go on sale today. The diverse deployment includes six ships sailing on 27 unique itineraries throughout five continents, v... 
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May 25, 2017Every Day is 'National Burger Day' on a Holland America Line Cruise, With 20 Featured Gourmet Hamburger Options
Cruise line serves more than 4,000 burgers during a weeklong cruiseSEATTLE, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday, May 28, 2017, is National Burger Day, and Holland America Line is paying homage to the American classic that has elevated itself to worldwide admiration. Pleasing the palates of meat-eaters and vegetarians, alike, not only does the cruise line feature gourmet and veggie burgers at Dive-In at the Terrace Grill, but also patties can be found on the menus at Pinnacle Grill and The Dining... 
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May 25, 2017P&O Cruises Causes MAY-hem with Travel Agents
P&O Cruises has created MAY-hem across Australia this month, with a series of special trade roadshows to promote its new program as well as the launch of its latest ship Pacific Explorer in June. More than 250 agents attended the MAY-hem events in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, which saw P&O sharing details of its 2018-19 program and showcasing new food and beverage partnerships with the Sydney-based Archie Rose Distilling Co. and Melbourne's master of traditional Neapolit... 
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May 25, 2017Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald Tops List of Global Minority Business Leaders
CEO of world's largest leisure travel company ranked first out of 100 global business executives on the 2017 EMpower 100 Ethnic Minority Leaders List EMpower 100 celebrates the work of black, Asian and minority executives committed to workplace diversity and inclusion across businesses in U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland MIAMI, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that CEO Arnold Dona... 
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May 24, 2017Majestic Princess Begins Epic Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route
Princess Cruises and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Partner to Present Cultural Exchange Program on Voyage from Rome to China Rome (May 24, 2017) – Princess Cruises, the world's largest premium cruise line, and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (Friendship Association) officially began Majestic Princess' journey from Rome to China which will feature a cultural exchange program themed "Telling the Chinese Story a... 
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May 24, 2017Holland America Line to Sail to Cuba on Roundtrip Fort Lauderdale Itineraries Aboard ms Veendam Beginning in December 2017
Premium cruise leader to offer an extended call at Havana and visit to Cienfuegos on seven-, 11- and 12-day Caribbean itineraries   Demand expected to be high when Cuba cruises open for booking on May 26, 2017   Seattle, Wash., May 24, 2017 — Holland America Line has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting with the Dec. 22, 2017, 12-day holiday cruise aboard ms Veendam. Holland America Line becomes Carnival Corporation's thir... 
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May 24, 2017Carnival Corporation's New Digital Companion Makes Cruising More Engaging
Personalization and gamification are at the heart of Ocean Tagalong™ to be featured on Medallion Class ships Tagalong debuts in November onboard Princess Cruises' Regal Princess, the first Medallion Class ship from the world's largest leisure travel company MIAMI, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today unveiled the Ocean Tagalong™, a customizable digital companion that will interact with guests o... 
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May 23, 2017That's A Lot Of Laughs! Carnival Cruise Line To Host Record 25,000 Shows At Fleetwide Punchliner Comedy Clubs In 2017
MIAMI, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line, the world's most popular cruise line, will provide its guests with more laughs than ever in 2017, hosting a record 25,000 shows at its Punchliner Comedy Clubs featured across its 25-ship fleet.  Boasting more comedians and performances than any land-based comedy club in the U.S., Carnival's Punchliner Comedy Clubs feature a hilarious lineup of top-notch comedians who perform 30-minute shows multiple times each voyage with at least two... 
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May 23, 2017Seabourn Odyssey Debuts Signature Restaurant, The Grill By Thomas Keller, and Mindful Living Program By Dr. Andrew Weil
SEATTLE, May 23, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has announced major enhancements to the travel experience aboard Seabourn Odyssey, including the new addition of its signature restaurant, The Grill by Thomas Keller, and the new mindful living program created by Dr. Andrew Weil.   The programs are launched following a recently completed dry dock period for Seabourn Odyssey, where many surfaces and spaces aboard the ship also underwent meticulous, th... 
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May 22, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates American Craft Beer Week With New Miami Guava Wheat Beer Brewed Exclusively On Carnival Vista
MIAMI, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate American Craft Beer Week, Carnival Cruise Line has created a special one-of-a-kind tropical-flavored beer served exclusively at Carnival Vista's RedFrog Pub & Brewery, the first brewery aboard a North American-based cruise ship. The new Miami Guava Wheat beer was unveiled this weekend at a shipboard ceremony during which Carnival Vista's expert brewmaster Colin Presby tapped the first cask of the deliciously r... 
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May 22, 2017Carnival Corporation Rated Among America's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
World's largest leisure travel company ranked 23rd in annual survey of 1,000 largest U.S. public companies by Corporate Responsibility Magazine Environmental policies, disclosure and performance earn company highest rating for corporate responsibility in travel and tourism sector MIAMI, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, has been named one of the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2017 by Corpor... 
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May 22, 2017Princess Cruises Announces 2018-2019 Americas Season
Offerings Include the Largest Princess Ship Ever to Sail to Mexico and the California Coast, New Itineraries, More Weekend Departures in the Caribbean, More Getaways from the West Coast, and Longer Port Stays SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 22, 2017) –  Princess Cruises has announced its 2018-2019 Americas cruise itineraries including sailings to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii, the California Coast, and Alaska. On sale today, the upcoming season includes 12 ships, sailing to ov... 
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May 18, 2017Holland America Line’s 2017-18 Mexico Cruise Season to Feature a Second Vista-Class Ship Visiting Three Iconic Ports
ms Oosterdam and ms Westerdam to offer seven-day cruises from San Diego   Seattle, Wash., May 18, 2017 — For the 2017-18 Mexico cruise season, Holland America Line's ms Oosterdam is joining ms Westerdam on roundtrip itineraries from San Diego, California. From September 2017 through February 2018, the 1,964-guest ships will sail 11 seven-day cruises calling at Mazatlán, Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.   Boasting sun-kissed skies, golden beaches and azure ... 
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May 18, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Unveils 'Carnival Studios,' State-Of-The-Art 44,500-Square-Foot Rehearsal Space In Davie, Fla.
High-Tech Rehearsal Facility Designed to Further Elevate Line's Award-Winning Shipboard Entertainment Offerings MIAMI, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move designed to further elevate its award-winning entertainment offerings across the fleet, Carnival Cruise Line yesterday unveiled "Carnival Studios," a state-of-the-art 44,500-square-foot rehearsal venue in Davie, Fla., near the company's Miami headquarters. Three years in development, Carnival Studios brings entire bands, casts, and te... 
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May 17, 2017Bookings Open for ms Nieuw Statendam’s Premiere Voyage and Inaugural Season of Caribbean Cruises
Holland America Line's new Pinnacle Class ship due for delivery in December 2018   Seattle, Wash., May 17, 2017 — Bookings are open for the Premiere Voyage and 2018-19 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America Line's ms Nieuw Statendam. Due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, the second Pinnacle Class ship in the fleet currently is under construction at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy.   When Nieuw Statendam departs the yard, it will be delivered in Venice,... 
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May 16, 2017Carnival Cruise Line Named 'Most Trusted Cruise Line In America' By Reader's Digest For Third Consecutive Year
MIAMI, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has been named Most Trusted Cruise Line in America by Reader's Digest, a Trusted Media Brands, Inc. (TMBI) company and one of the nation's largest and most respected media brands. The Reader's Digest Trusted Brand Survey®* is an independent, online survey conducted in partnership with Ipsos Connect. This year's survey polled 5,500 Americans nationwide who were asked to rate products they trust across 40 d... 
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May 16, 2017Princess Offers Exceptional Cruise Savings During Great Getaways Sale
Third and Fourth Guest Fares Starting at $99 Per Person and Reduced Deposit SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 16, 2017) – Princess Cruises is offering guests buy one, get one 50% off on voyages of five days or fewer sailing Fall 2017 through Spring 2018 during the Great Getaways Sale. Guests can celebrate friends and family with getaway cruises from both coasts, ranging from three to five days in length, a perfect way to commemorate a special occasion and offer a convenient way to get on board... 
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May 15, 2017Carnival Corporation Recognized for Leadership in Environmental Excellence
Port of Seattle's Annual Green Gateway Awards honor three of company's brands SEATTLE, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, had another strong showing at the seventh annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards ceremony. All three Carnival Corporation brands that regularly visit the Port of Seattle –Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises – received maritime awards for their innov... 
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May 15, 2017Carnival Australia Brands Supercharge Record Surge in Cruise Passenger Numbers In Australia
Australia's largest cruise operator Carnival Australia says the growth in cruising on its locally-based ships has helped fuel a staggering 21 per cent increase in the number of Australians taking an ocean cruise. According to new cruise industry statistics released today, an additional 222,378 Australians cruised last year, taking the number of Australian ocean cruise passengers to an unprecedented 1,281,159 in 2016. Nearly 80 per cent of the additional 222,378 Australians who cruised in 201... 
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May 14, 2017Flagship Achievers Encouraged to Sell Big for First Taste of Pacific Explorer
With the countdown on for Pacific Explorer, P&O Cruises is offering agents in its Flagship Achievers program the chance to be the first to get a taste of its latest ship. The six travel agents with the highest revenue booked and deposited between May 15-28, 2017 on any Pacific Explorer sailings will win a twin share balcony room on the 77,000-tonne ship's one-night showcase cruise on Wednesday June 21. The exclusive preview cruise will include the chance to taste the ship... 
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May 12, 2017Fly, jump, skydive, paddleboard or tee off a volcano with P&O Cruises brand new shore excursions
Whether flying high in the sky above Stavanger, freefalling in Flam, Tuk Tuk-ing in Dubrovnik or paddle boarding along the Basque coast, guests on P&O Cruises 2017 European itineraries now have even more thrilling ways to explore with the introduction of a new programme of shore excursions.   P&O Cruises senior vice president Paul Ludlow said: "This fabulous new selection of excursions includes a number of firsts which truly provide something for everyone, whether they ... 
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May 11, 2017P&O Young Explorers Advise on Finishing Touches to Pacific Explorer
P&O Cruises has made the final touches to its latest ship Pacific Explorer ahead of its launch next month – with a little help from a panel of four young holiday critics.   The children, all aged 10 years, were selected from more than 3500 entrants who applied to be a P&O Young Explorer, providing input on the activities, food, entertainment and design of the 77,000-tonne ship.   Degan Charman from New South Wales' Coffs Harbour, who was named the Young Adventu... 
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May 11, 2017Princess Cruises Adds More Sailings to Experience Majestic Princess
Princess Cruises has announced the addition of two 14-day Grand Asia voyages sailing between Shanghai and Singapore on its newest ship, Majestic Princess.   Available to guests throughout the world, the sailings will visit Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and Thailand and offer more time ashore with a late night call in Hong Kong. The first voyage departs Shanghai on February 25, 2018, with the second departing Singapore on March 11, 2018.  Fares start from $2519* per person twin share... 
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May 10, 2017Papua New Guinea Villager’s Miracle Find of American Soldier’s Class Ring Reciprocated by New Jersey High School
A visit to Alotau in Papua New Guinea by Princess Cruises' Golden Princess yesterday added the final chapter to the miracle find of a high school ring lost by an American soldier in World War Two. Last year's emotional return of the ring, found by villager Liam Ngahan, overwhelmed the surviving family of Sgt Edward Dodds and his school Audubon High in New Jersey. Together they decided to complete the circle by commissioning a unique Audubon High class ring for a special pr... 
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May 10, 2017Carnival Corporation Environmental Partner Wins Top Travel Innovation Award
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) presents award to The Nature Conservancy for organization's program that quantifies value of world's reefs to tourism $2.5 million gift by Carnival Corporation, through Carnival Foundation, supports award-winning project that uses latest crowdsourcing and data mapping techniques MIAMI, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today congratulated its partner, The Natu... 
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May 09, 2017Francesca Rava Foundation - NPH Italy Onlus opens the new kindergarten in Norcia
Norcia, May 9, 2017 - Following the opening of the elementary school in Norcia, on 31 March, the Francesca Rava Foundation-NPH Italia Onlus has continued its work with the Norcia community with the inauguration today of a new kindergarten for 125 children, that will be followed by the opening of the middle school on 23 May.   Thus by the end of May, only four months after the project began, Norcia will benefit from the new school complex located outside the "red zone", which wi... 
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May 09, 2017Princess Offers Cruise Fares from $749 During Red, White & Blue Sale
Offer Also Includes Reduced Deposit and Fares for Third and Fourth Guests SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 9, 2017) – Princess Cruises' Red, White & Blue Sale features cruise deal savings on six- to 60-day cruise vacations departing from North America and beyond to destinations worldwide including the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Canada & New England, Hawaii, and Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific, Southeast Asia, South America and World Cruises. Cruise fares to these uniq... 
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May 09, 2017More than a million visitors celebrate the AIDA fleet and one year of AIDAprima at the HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY
The cruise line was already for the 6th time the main sponsor and sent in total four cruise ships to the maritime festival On the occasion of the 828th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY, AIDA Cruises presented a huge anniversary fireworks display yesterday evening – for the port and one year of AIDAprima. The ship was the focus of a spectacular music and light show that transformed the sky over the Elbe into a glittering sea of color. From May 5 to 7, 2017, more than a million people enjoyed Northern G... 
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May 08, 2017Chill out with P&O Cruises brand new ice cream range
Summer has just got tastier as P&O Cruises guests enjoy an even more chilled experience thanks to the introduction of award-winning Jude's real dairy ice cream in fabulously moreish flavours such as Salted Caramel, Ginger Spice, Gin & Tonic and Brown Butter Pecan.   Made in Hampshire, Jude's ice cream will be available from May across all the ships in dedicated deck areas. Guests will have a choice of eight mouthwatering flavours in individual 120ml tubs: Very Vanilla, T... 
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May 08, 2017Musical stars to light up the Limelight Club on P&O Cruises Britannia
The stars will be shining in Britannia's Limelight Club as P&O Cruises announces the latest big names to headline this popular entertainment and dinner venue. New to the Limelight Club line-up are:   Anne Reid, MBE: Anne Reid is one of Britain's most-loved and respected actresses, star of the very popular Last Tango in Halifax, Ladies of Letters, Dinner ladies and The Mother. What is less well known is her life as a cabaret performer. Anne and her musical director, Jason Ca... 
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May 08, 2017Costa Cruises Signs A High-Profile Agreement With The Wine Bank In Pollenzo
Costa Cruises announces a partnership with the Wine Bank in Pollenzo to produce a new sustainable and organic wine list. More than 100 wine labels are available, including the best from Italy and around the world.     Genoa, May 8 2017 – Costa Cruises and The Wine Bank in Pollenzo, the Italian cooperative company founded by Carlo Petrini, the Slow Food Chairman, which for several years now has been actively supporting Italy's oenological history, signed  a... 
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May 08, 2017Princess Cruises’ Travelling Film Festival Trilogy
Princess Cruises has announced it will bring award-winning film to the seas again this year, as it celebrates the third Travelling Film Festival at Sea on Sun Princess in November. Lovers of cinema will enjoy a selection of high calibre film screenings curated by Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley and hosted by acclaimed film critic Richard Kuipers during the ship's six-night roundtrip cruise from Sydney to Tasmania (November 5-11). Featuring top hits of Sydney Film Fes... 
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May 08, 2017Golden Princess Marks 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea
A poignant remembrance service was held onboard Golden Princess yesterday as the ship sailed off far northern Queensland, 75 years to the day since the closing stages of the pivotal Battle of the Coral Sea, regarded as the turning point of the war in the Pacific.   Guests and crew alike paused for the service to remember those who died in the biggest naval battle ever to take place near Australia and the first in naval history where two opposing fleets at no stage came within... 
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May 08, 2017Princess Adds More Sailings To Experience Majestic Princess
New 14-Day Grand Asia Voyages Now on Sale SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 8, 2017) – Princess Cruises, the world's largest international premium cruise line, today announced the addition of two 14-day Grand Asia voyages sailing between Shanghai and Singapore on the fleet's newest ship, Majestic Princess.  Available to guests throughout the world, these sailings will visit Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and Thailand in 2018, including spending more time ashore on the late night call in ... 
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May 05, 2017Carnival plc - Voting Rights and Capital
In accordance with the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on 30 April 2017 Carnival plc had 216,958,311 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading. Carnival plc holds 3,569,824 ordinary shares in Treasury. Although Carnival plc has 213,388,487 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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May 05, 2017Queen of Poland 2017 to be named on board Costa Luminosa
15 finalists will be participating to the final phase from 6 to 13 May 2017 Genoa, May 5, 2017 - The wonderful scenario of the  Phoenix Theatre on board Costa Luminosa will represent the stage for the final phase of Queen of Poland 2017. Queen of Poland has been made up by a series of artistic events which took place in 15 regions of Poland during 2017 and it is organized by Maxima Models Agency in Poland, representing the Polish edition of the international beauty pageant Qu... 
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May 04, 2017Seabourn Offers Access on New UNESCO World Heritage Tours in Europe This Season
SEATTLE, May 4, 2017 - The exclusive partnership between Seabourn and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) continues as the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line announces new UNESCO Partner Tours at World Heritage Sites across Europe over the cruise season ahead. As with all such offerings since the partnership began in 2014, the tours will offer guests privileged access, guide-led exploration, and remarkable experiences.   "Our partne... 
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May 03, 2017Princess Cruises Introduces Stanley the Bear
Special Guest Stanley to Travel the World Aboard Princess Cruises SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 3, 2017) – Bear sightings for Princess Cruises guests in Alaska are one of the most highly anticipated experiences during a cruise to the "Great Land." For the upcoming summer 2017 Alaska cruise season, beginning May 15, all Princess guests will meet a new bear mascot on board named Stanley. Named in a Facebook contest that generated nearly 9,000 entries, Stanley was chosen in honor of the... 
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May 03, 2017Carnival Introducing Online Pre-Sale Wi-Fi Packages On Carnival.Com; Fleetwide Rollout Expected By Mid-Summer
MIAMI (May 3, 2017) – Carnival Cruise Line is now offering guests an opportunity to pre-purchase Wi-Fi packages on carnival.com prior to their cruise.  The pre-purchase option is currently available on two ships – Carnival Vista and Carnival Fascination – with fleetwide rollout expected by mid-summer. With this convenient new option, fully booked guests can select from Carnival's popular social, value and premium Wi-Fi packages through the "manage my booking" tab on carnival.co... 
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May 03, 2017Birthday party twin-pack: AIDAprima celebrates its first birthday at the same time as the HAFENGEBURTSTAG HAMBURG port anniversary
As the main sponsor, the shipping company is sending four cruise ships to the Hanseatic City and will present a major AIDA firework display on Saturday evening   Last year, 1.6 million visitors experienced the spectacular christening ceremony for AIDAprima on the anniversary of the Port of Hamburg. Since then, the flagship has departed from Hamburg 52 times on 7-day round-trip cruises to the finest cities of Western Europe such as London, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.  ... 
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May 02, 2017Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated a) Name Sir John Parker 2 Reason for the notification a) Position/status Director b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial Notification 3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor a) Name Carnival Corporatio... 
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May 02, 2017India.Arie, Angela Davis and Glennon Doyle Melton Join O, The Oprah Magazine and Holland America Line Share the Adventure Cruise to Alaska
SuperSoul 100 Members to join Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King and more aboard ms Eurodam July 15 cruise   Seattle, Wash., May 2, 2017 — Holland America Line announced today that Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter India.Arie; motivational speaker and fitness evangelist Angela Davis; and author, activist and speaker Glennon Doyle Melton will join Oprah Winfrey and O, The Oprah Magazine editors Lucy Kaylin, Gayle King and creative director Adam Glassman aboard the Share the... 
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May 02, 2017Carnival Cruise Line To Develop New Bahamian Cruise Destination On Grand Bahama Island
Agreement between Carnival Cruise Line and the Bahamian government will bring largest-ever cruise port development project to Grand Bahama Island   MIAMI (May 2, 2017) — Officials from Carnival Cruise Line and the Bahamian government signed an agreement today during a special signing ceremony in Freeport, Grand Bahama, for the construction of a new cruise port facility to be funded and operated by Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama Island. The as-yet-unnamed planned port ... 
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May 02, 2017Newest Princess Cruises Stage Shows Receive Rave Reviews Amongst Guests
"Born to Dance" and "Encore" Offer Broadway-Caliber EntertainmentSANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 2, 2017) – Two new Broadway-style stage shows offered to Princess Cruises guests are receiving rave reviews – "Born to Dance," the latest show to debut in the cruise line's Stephen Schwartz partnership and "Encore," based on the highly popular opera performance "Bravo". "Princess audiences are mesmerized by our high caliber, Broadway-style shows," said Denise Saviss, vice president, entert... 
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Apr 28, 2017Holland America Line Kicks Off Seattle’s Alaska Cruise Season Saturday, April 29, with Arrival of ms Eurodam
Three ships to homeport at Seattle in 2017; cruise line celebrates 70th year in Alaska   Seattle, Wash., April 28, 2017 — Holland America Line's ms Eurodam will arrive at the Port of Seattle, Saturday, April 29, 2017, marking the first cruise ship to arrive for start of the city's summer Alaska homeport cruise season. The company increased its Seattle calls this year to 58, and three Holland America Line ships will sail roundtrip Seattle itineraries in 2017.   In ad... 
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Apr 27, 2017AIDAdiva kicks off the cruise season in Rostock-Warnemünde
With 40 arrivals, AIDA Cruises is the city's most important cruise partner   AIDAdiva kicked off the cruise season in Rostock-Warnemünde on Thursday, April 27, 2017. At around 7 a.m., the 252-meter-long and 32.2-meter-wide ship arrived at pier 7 from Gothenburg with some 2,000 guests on board, rounding off its cruise from the Caribbean to Rostock-Warnemünde via the Canary Islands. Yet that same evening, it was "Anchors aweigh!" for AIDAdiva guests on a 4-day cruise to Oslo and C... 
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Apr 27, 2017AIDA Cruises receives latest member of the fleet – AIDAperla
Model Lena Gercke to christen AIDA's twelfth new ship on June 30 in Palma de Mallorca   Today (April 27, 2017), AIDA Cruises took delivery of AIDAperla in Nagasaki (Japan) from Mitshubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). In the presence of Michael Thamm, CEO Costa Group, Felix Eichhorn, President AIDA Cruises, Shunichi Miyanaga, President and CEO MHI, and Kazuaki Kimura, President and CEO, Industry & Infrastructure MHI, the solemn commissioning of the 12th fleet member of AIDA Cruis... 
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Apr 27, 2017Holland America Line Launches Complimentary Navigator Shipboard Web Application for Guests to Use On Board
Available fleetwide now; Enhanced ‘web app' allows guests to book tours/dining, see daily activities and more   Seattle, Wash., April 27, 2017 — Holland America Line is changing the way guests digitally access shipboard experiences and information across the fleet with the launch of Holland America Line Navigator, a free mobile-friendly tool. Navigator does not need to be downloaded in advance, does not require an internet connection and works on the browsers of most personal dev... 
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Apr 27, 2017Carnival Corporation Unveils Artistic Renderings for Second Cruise Terminal at Port of Barcelona
World's largest leisure travel company is investing over 30 million euros to construct and operate its second cruise terminal at Europe's largest cruise port Designed by Catalan architecture firm Battle I Roig and scheduled to open in 2018, new terminal will accommodate company's new class of "next-generation" green cruise ships, fully operated by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) MIAMI, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest lei... 
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Apr 26, 2017Holland America Line Ships Get Decked Out in Orange to Celebrate King’s Day April 27 in Honor of Netherlands’ King Willem-Alexander
Birthday of Dutch king is celebrated on board with Dutch-themed parties, food and drinks     Seattle, Wash., April 26, 2017 — April 27 marks King's Day to celebrate the official birthday of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, and Holland America Line will honor the day and the company's Dutch heritage with shipboard celebrations throughout the fleet.   In addition to decorating the ships with touches of orange, the Dutch national color, menus will comme... 
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Apr 26, 2017Seabourn and ACTA Announce Corporate Partnership Agreement Through 2017
SEATTLE, April 26, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line offering a range of cruise experiences from short seven-day Caribbean cruises up to exotic 100+ day cruises around the world, announced today that it has entered into a Bronze Level Corporate Partnership with the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA).   "The travel professional community plays a vital role for Seabourn and we're truly pleased to partner with ACTA and its members," said Chris... 
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Apr 26, 2017For a Great Family Vacation, Take Your Kids on a Cruise
MIAMI, April 26, 2017 -- As you start making plans for vacation while school is out for the summer, consider that one of the easiest and most affordable options is a cruise. Cruise vacations are a snap to plan, kid-friendly and the perfect way to create family memories. Fun is a given, which may be why Carnival Cruise Line this year alone will host nearly 800,000 kids, more than any other cruise line and the most ever in the company's history. Value is part of the allure. Cruise fares inclu... 
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Apr 26, 2017Captain Boris Becker takes command of AIDAperla
The 12th fleet member of AIDA Cruises will be christened on June 30, 2017, by model and moderator Lena Gercke His name is Boris Becker (36). We're not talking about the German tennis player, but the commander of a cruise ship – soon to be AIDAperla. On the most recent test trip a few weeks ago, AIDAperla successfully demonstrated its maneuverability. In the following days, the ship will officially be handed over to AIDA Cruises. Soon after that the ship will leave Nagasaki ... 
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Apr 26, 2017Holland America Line to Introduce First Filson Alaska Retail Pop-Up Store at Denali Square Complex
Outpost at the McKinley Chalet Resort to feature items from The Original Alaska Outfitter   Seattle, Wash., April 26, 2017 — Holland America Line guests on Alaska Land+Sea Journeys will be able to shop at an exclusive Filson pop-up store that will open at Denali Square in time for the summer 2017 cruise season. Located at the McKinley Chalet Resort in Denali National Park, Filson's first Alaska outpost will feature a variety of items that are ideal for guests on this unique... 
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Apr 25, 2017Holland America Line Introduces 2018 Signature Experiences in Montréal and Five European Departure Cities
Immersive pre-cruise cultural tours, luxury hotel stays and transfers included Seattle, Wash., April 25, 2017 — Holland America Line recently unveiled new culturally immersive Signature Experiences on select 2018 cruise itineraries departing from Montréal, Québec, Canada, and five of the most popular cities in Europe: Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Barcelona, Spain; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Rome and Venice, Italy.   Each pre-cruise Signature Experience was created exclusively for... 
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Apr 25, 2017Holland America Line: Travelling Through Time
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Apr 25, 2017Seabourn Promotes Haughey, Putzhammer To Director Roles
SEATTLE, April 25, 2017 - Seattle-based ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn has recently promoted Teresa Haughey to the role of director, Hotel Services for Hotel Operations and Daniel Putzhammer to director, Food & Beverage Operations.   The appointments bring more than 20 years of collective experience within the Seabourn brand to leadership positions during a period where the line continues to grow, which will include the launch of Seabourn Ovation in May 2018. &n... 
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Apr 24, 2017Holland America Line Introduces New Beverage Packages
Guests also save by booking Signature Beverage Package online before sailing     Seattle, Wash., April 24, 2017 — Holland America Line has introduced a new Elite Beverage Package for guests that features premium beverage selections. With this new package, guests may now also enjoy libations from Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff's collection of unique, classic cocktails, such as The Ritz Cocktail, The Hemingway Daiquiri and Midnight Sun, his latest masterpiece created to ce... 
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Apr 21, 2017AIDA Cruises is this year’s gala host of the GOLDENE BILD DER FRAU
Everyday heroines to be honored on board AIDAprima in the Port of Hamburg   October 21, 2017, will be the big day: The "GOLDENE BILD DER FRAU" will be awarded for the 11th time. The FUNKE MEDIAGROUP announced on April 21 that for the first time ever, the awards ceremony will be taking place on a cruise ship in Hamburg, on board AIDAprima, the new AIDA Cruises flagship.   The "GOLDENE BILD DER FRAU" is both the biggest and most important award for women who devote thems... 
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Apr 21, 2017Colourful Dr. Seuss WaterWorks Park to Feature on New Carnival Horizon
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that its newest ship, the 133,500-tonne Carnival Horizon, will be the first in its fleet to feature Dr. Seuss WaterWorks, a vibrant water park inspired by the whimsical world and words of the legendary children's author.    Dr. Seuss WaterWorks builds upon the line's distinction as the family cruise leader carrying nearly 800,000 kids a year, as well as the incredible success of the fleetwide Seuss at Sea program, an exclusive partnershi... 
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Apr 20, 2017Holland America Line Marks its 70th Year in Alaska with Special Experiences, Events and Entertainment
Alaska shows, cuisine, gifts and more highlight each Alaska cruise and Land+Sea Journey in 2017   Seattle, Wash., April 20, 2017 — In 2017 Holland America Line will celebrate its 70th year of Alaska exploration, and to commemorate the milestone anniversary the cruise line has planned special experiences and events that will take place on every Alaska cruise and on the popular Land+Sea Journeys.   In addition to exclusive entertainment that was created especially for th... 
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Apr 20, 2017Oktoberfest fun with DJ Ötzi on board AIDA
AIDA Cruises brings Munich's Oktoberfest to the high seas with plenty of partying, celebrities and many beer tent promotions   September is Oktoberfest time – and not just in the capital of the Free State of Bavaria. For the start of what is probably the world's biggest and best-known popular festival, AIDA Cruises is bringing all the fun of the Oktoberfest on board. Guests on board the entire AIDA fleet can look forward to a real festival tent atmosphere with all of Munich's t... 
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Apr 20, 2017Colorful Dr. Seuss WaterWorks Park To Be Featured On New Carnival Horizon Debuting In 2018
First-Ever Dr. Seuss-Themed Water Park to Feature Exhilarating Slides, Fun-Filled Water Toys and Attractions Inspired By World's Most Popular Children's Author MIAMI, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line's newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, will be the first in the fleet to feature Dr. Seuss WaterWorks, a vibrant water park inspired by the whimsical world and words of the legendary children's author.  The 3,934-passenger vessel is set to debut in Europe April 2, 201... 
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Apr 20, 2017Holland America Line Receives Seventh Consecutive Green Gateway Award from Port of Seattle for Environmental Stewardship
Seattle, Wash., April 20, 2017 — It's lucky sevens for Holland America Line this Earth Day. The Port of Seattle presented Seattle's Hometown Cruise Line with its seventh consecutive Green Gateway Award. The Port of Seattle presents the Green Gateway Awards annually to cruise and commercial lines that call at the port and whose environmental efforts are deemed worthy of recognition.   Port of Seattle cited Holland America Line's environmental stewardship initiatives that exceed... 
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Apr 20, 2017Carnival Commemorates Anzac Day with Special Service in Sydney Harbour
Former Royal Australian Navy Commander John Hodges will head back to sea for the first time since his retirement from the Navy in 1989 to lead a special Anzac Day service onboard Carnival Spirit in Sydney Harbour on April 25.   After an illustrious career spanning more than 20 years, the Vietnam War veteran and Submarine Captain will lead the Anzac Day dawn service onboard Carnival Cruise Line's Australia-based superliner as it sails into Sydney following an eight-night cruise.... 
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Apr 19, 2017Notification of Transactions of Directors/PDMRS
1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated a) Name Richard Glasier 2 Reason for the notification a) Position/status Director b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial Notification 3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor a) Name Carnival Corporatio... 
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Apr 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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Apr 12, 2017Carnival Cruise Line and City of Long Beach Start Renovations at the Long Beach Cruise Terminal
Carnival Foundation donates $25,000 to the Mayor's Fund for Education LONG BEACH, Calif., April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Line marked the beginning of a multimillion-dollar renovation of its Long Beach Cruise Terminal facility to accommodate larger ships and enhance terminal operations. A "FUNstruction" groundbreaking ceremony today included remarks by City of Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, President and CEO of Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau Steve Goodling and Carniva... 
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Apr 12, 2017Holland America Line’s ‘Canada Super Sale’ Features Exceptional Savings for Canadian Residents
Canadian promotion kicks off with rates on Alaska Cruises and Land+Sea Journeys Seattle, Wash., April 12, 2017 — Canadian residents looking to book a Holland America Line cruise vacation can take advantage of special fares with the Canada Super Sale. The promotion features savings of more than CAD1,000 per person on a variety of cruises and destinations around the world across the cruise line's fleet of 14 premium ships.      The Canada Super Sale kicks off w... 
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Apr 12, 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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Apr 11, 2017Notification 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) Position/status Director b) Initial notification/ Amendment Initial Notification 3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor a) Name Carnival Corporati... 
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Apr 11, 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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Apr 11, 2017Lena Gercke christens AIDAperla
Lena Gercke will christen AIDAperla, the twelfth member of the AIDA fleet, in Palma de Mallorca on June 30, 2017. In Germany the likable beauty is among the most famous and successful models and presenters. The skyline of the old city of Palma will form the perfect backdrop when the night sky above AIDAperla is transformed into a sparkling sea of color during a spectacular music and lighting event.   "With her natural charm and vitality, Lena Gercke is the ideal godmother of AI... 
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Apr 11, 2017Cruising To Play a Key Part in Queensland Tourism’s Recovery Post Cyclone Debbie
Carnival Australia Executive Chairman Ann Sherry today pledged that cruising would play a significant part in Queensland's economic recovery from Cyclone Debbie's onslaught. Ms Sherry's comments followed an inspection of cyclone affected areas of the State with Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and State Tourism Minister Kate Jones as well as Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo. Her remarks also coincided with the embarkation of 2000 passengers on P&O C... 
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Apr 10, 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 President & 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,... 
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Apr 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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Apr 10, 2017Seabourn Announces 2017 Extraordinary Opportunity Event
SEATTLE, April 10, 2017 - Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has unveiled the Extraordinary Opportunity Event, offering exceptional savings and value-added enticements on select cruises from its award-winning fleet of intimate, all-suite ships. The savings are currently available for booking through June 13, 2017, for voyages sailing from June 2017 through May 2018.     The Extraordinary Opportunity Event features significant benefits on select voyages ... 
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Apr 10, 2017Carnival Marks National Beer Day with a Toast to ThirstyFrog
Carnival Cruise Line has raised a glass to the success of Australia's first bespoke cruise beer – ThirstyFrog Summer Ale, with almost 200,000 schooners enjoyed at sea since the refreshing craft ale was launched three years ago.   Created in partnership with The Lord Nelson Brewery, ThirstyFrog Summer Ale has proved one of the most popular beers on Australia-based ships Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend.   Celebrating the three-year milestone at a special event at S... 
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Apr 09, 2017AIDAcara opens the Kiel cruise season
The AIDA fleet will visit 52 times with four ships for the first time   Today's visit to Kiel by AIDAcara in bright spring weather not only heralded the start of this year's cruise season, it also signaled the ceremonial inauguration of the new Walk of Cruise Ships. The first foundation stone in front of the Ostseekai terminal was unveiled jointly by Captain Manuel Pannzek and the Deputy Mayor of Kiel Robert Vollborn on 9 April. With this act, the City of Kiel wants to honor the... 
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Apr 07, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Increases Quarterly Dividend And Authorizes Additional $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program
MIAMI, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK)   has announced a 14 percent increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.40 per share from the previous dividend amount of $0.35 per share. Additionally, the company's board approved the re-authorization of up to $1 billion in share repurchases covering both Carnival Corporation common stock and Carnival plc ordinary shares. Since resuming the share repurchase program in late 2015 the company has repurcha... 
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Apr 07, 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 March 2017 Carnival plc had 216,958,311 issued ordinary shares of US$1.66 each admitted to trading. Carnival plc holds 3,169,824 ordinary shares in Treasury. Although Carnival plc has 213,788,487 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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Apr 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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Apr 07, 2017Princess Cruises Elevates Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria with Newly Designed Menu, Decor and Handmade Pasta Dishes from Award-winning Italian Chef Angelo Auriana
Fleetwide Enhancement First to Debut Aboard Caribbean Princess SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 7, 2017) – Celebrating the cruise line's Italian heritage, specialty restaurant Sabatini's Italian Trattoria has been delighting millions of Princess Cruises guests with traditional and innovative cuisine since it first debuted aboard Grand Princess in 1998. Nearly 20 years later, Princess Cruises today unveiled a fleetwide enhancement to its signature restaurant in collaboration with acclaimed Ital... 
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Apr 07, 2017Carnival Corporation Names Darrell Campbell as Corporate Treasurer
MIAMI, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced today that Darrell Campbell joins the company as corporate treasurer, effective April 10, 2017. His responsibilities will include overseeing global treasury operations, risk management, tax compliance and tax strategy. Campbell fills the role currently held by Josh Weinstein, who is transitioning to a new position as president of Carnival UK. Campbe... 
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Apr 06, 2017Results of Annual General Meeting
MIAMI (April 6, 2017) - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) held its annual shareholders' meetings this week in London, England, and has announced that all of the resolutions recommended by the Boards of Directors were passed at the annual general meetings and in the case of Proposal 12, the alternative that received the most votes was the recommendation that the vote to approve the compensation of our named executive officers should occur on an annual basis. The ... 
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Apr 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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Apr 05, 2017Costa Fascinosa Hosts The Most Eagerly Awaited Indian Wedding Of The Year
The UAE-based Indian business tycoon Rizwan Sajan has made an exclusive booking for a whole ship from the Costa fleet, to celebrate the wedding of his son Adel Sajan. There are over 1,000 guests, among them numerous Bollywood stars, who will celebrate on board during a Mediterranean cruise which will touch Italy, Spain and France. Genoa, April 5 2017 – An entire cruise ship has been booked to celebrate a fairy-tale wedding. For the first time ever, a ship from the Costa Cruises flee... 
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Apr 05, 2017After beauty makeover AIDAvita begins first Selection season
Under a contract worth millions, the Lloyd shipyard in Bremerhaven successfully implemented numerous product upgrades on board   On Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. on the dot, the cruise ship AIDAvita docked at the cruise terminal in Hamburg Steinwerder. The same evening, at 6:00 p.m. the cry of "cast off!" went up for around 1,200 guests on board, when the ship set sail on a short cruise to the UK and the Netherlands as part of the new AIDA Selection program. This program ... 
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Apr 05, 2017P&O Cruises Searches for Young Explorer to Advise on Latest Ship
In an Australian first, P&O Cruises is calling for one adventure-loving holiday critic to advise on the final touches to Pacific Explorer, the cruise line's latest ship which arrives in Sydney in June. But only applicants aged 15 years or under need apply.   An adventure critic will join three other Young Explorers already recruited by P&O to provide input on the activities, food, entertainment and design of the 77,000-tonne ship which will sail on its first cruise from ... 
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Apr 05, 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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Apr 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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Apr 04, 2017Costa Cruises Presents Its New Menu Created By Bruno Barbieri
The Italian cruise company is renewing its collaboration with the chef with the most Michelin stars to his name, taking its guests on a thrilling culinary journey   Genoa, April 4 2017 – Costa Cruises is introducing a new menu on board its ships that is the result of its special partnership with Bruno Barbieri. The collaboration between the company and the Italian Chef is a sign of the importance that Costa gives to Italy's finest, with the aim of not only providing mouth-w... 
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Apr 03, 2017Holland America Line Names Frits van der Werff Vice President, Food and Beverage
Seattle, Wash., April 3, 2017 — Holland America Line has named Frits van der Werff to the position of vice president, food and beverage within the Guest Experience and Product Development Department. In this role, van der Werff will oversee all of the culinary operations as well as manage beverage operations for the Holland America Line fleet, including revenue activities, product innovation and service.   The Netherlands native, who will be based in Seattle at the Holland America Line he... 
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Apr 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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Apr 03, 2017Welcome to Shanghai – First Call of AIDAbella in China’s megacity
Early on the morning of April 2, 2017, AIDAbella was the first ship of the AIDA fleet to sail past Shanghai's famous skyline, before the ship docked at the International Cruise Terminal at around 6.30 a.m.   AIDAbella will remain from April 2 to 4, 2017, in this imposing metropolis in which AIDA is performing its turn-around operations for the first time. Around 4,000 guests will thus be able to experience Shanghai on exciting excursions, shopping, or while undertaking a vast arr... 
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Mar 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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Mar 31, 2017Block Listing Announcement
BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN   Information provided on this form must be typed or printed electronically and provided to an ris.   Date: 31 March 2017   Name of applicant: Carnival plc Name of scheme: Carnival plc 2005 Employee Stock Purchase Plan Period of return: From: ... 
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Mar 31, 2017Block Listing Announcement
BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN   Information provided on this form must be typed or printed electronically and provided to an ris.   Date: 31 March 2017   Name of applicant: Carnival plc Name of scheme: Carnival plc 2014 Employee Share Plan Period of return: From: 31 July ... 
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Mar 31, 2017Block Listing Announcement
BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN Information provided on this form must be typed or printed electronically and provided to an ris.   Date: 31 March 2017   Name of applicant: Carnival plc Name of scheme: Carnival plc 2005 Employee Share Plan Period of return: From: 31 July 2016 ... 
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Mar 31, 2017Another Legendary Season for Carnival Cruise Line Down Under
With the Australian summer cruise season coming to a close, Carnival Cruise Line is preparing to farewell Carnival Legend after her third summer of fun down under. The 88,500-tonne superliner is currently on her final sailing of the season – a five-night Tasmania cruise –  with the cruise line taking advantage of a beautiful day in Hobart to show off the ship to a group of Tasmanian travel agents. The ship will farewell Sydney tomorrow, setting sail on a 19-night cruise to Hawa... 
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Mar 30, 2017Majestic Princess Arrives as Newest Jewel in the Crown for Princess Cruises
Official Handover Ceremony at Fincantieri Shipyard Marks Delivery of Most Luxurious Ship in the Global FleetTRIESTE, Italy, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's leading cruise vacation company, today took delivery of Majestic Princess, from shipbuilder Fincantieri at an official handover ceremony at the shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The cruise line's first international luxury ship tailored for the China market, will start her inaugural season in Europe until M... 
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Mar 30, 2017Fall in Love with Santiago de Cuba with Fathom's "Cultures of the Caribbean" Cruises
Travelers can enjoy two unique experiences on one voyage -- the rich history and culture of Cuba's second largest city and Amber Cove on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, one of the Caribbean's newest destinations MIAMI, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom, one of Carnival Corporation's (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:  CUK) 10 global cruise brands, offers one of the travel industry's most unique experiences – a "Cultures of the Caribbean" cruise that visits the charming Cuban city of S... 
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Mar 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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Mar 29, 2017StreetWise Partners Honors Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford as the 2017 StreetWise Champion
Ashford celebrated for his dedication to helping individuals find their potential Seattle, Wash., March 29, 2017 — Holland America Line's President Orlando Ashford was named the 2017 StreetWise Champion by StreetWise Partners at a 20th Anniversary Celebration breakfast Tuesday, March 28. During the event at The Metropolitan Club in New York City, Ashford was recognized for his commitment to working with low-income individuals in underserved areas to develop their workplace skills ... 
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Mar 29, 2017Princess Reveals 2017 Encounters with Discovery at Sea Program
Stars of the Stage, Screen and Field Join the Speaker Series Lineup for California Coast and Europe Itineraries SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 29, 2017) – Princess Cruises has announced the newest additions to the Encounters with Discovery at Sea speaker series program. Princess Cruises will welcome a variety of celebrities and notables to share their experiences on board with guests on select sailings this year. From astronomy, sports, and entertainment to well-being and pop culture, the ... 
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Mar 29, 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 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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Mar 28, 2017Carnival Corporation & plc Reports First Quarter Earnings
MIAMI, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced U.S. GAAP net income of $352 million, or $0.48 diluted EPS, for the first quarter of 2017 compared to U.S. GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2016 of $142 million, or $0.18 diluted EPS. First quarter 2017 adjusted net income of $279 million, or $0.38 adjusted EPS, compared to adjusted net income of $301 million, or $0.39 adjusted EPS, for the first quarter of 2016. Adjusted net income excl... 
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Mar 27, 2017Looking for Some Good Laughs? Take a Cruise Vacation as Cruise Lines are World's Largest Providers of Live Comedy
As experienced cruisers know and first-timers quickly discover, there is something to laugh out loud about on the high seas. Some of the top stand-up comedians in the world come on board cruise ships to entertain. Catch a comedy act on Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, British line P&O Cruises, P&O Cruises Australia or the three oceanliners of Cunard and you may recognize a comedian you've seen on TV or at a comedy club. Bonus: The shipboard shows are free.Carnival Cruise Line alon... 
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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, 2017Holland America Line’s ‘Ready Set Sail’ Promotion Features Pre-Paid Gratuities and Onboard Spending Money
Guests who book select cruises by June 1, 2017, can take advantage of the perks Seattle, Wash., March 24, 2017 — As travelers get ready to cruise this year, Holland America Line is launching its popular Ready Set Sail promotion featuring pre-paid gratuities and up to $500 onboard spending money per stateroom. Guests who book a Holland America Line cruise by June 1, 2017, will be eligible to receive the offer, and guests who book a suite also will receive an additional $100 internet cre... 
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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, 2017For Groups Small or Large, Cruises Become Latest Trend for Fun, Easy Vacations
Vacations are often best when shared. Go on a cruise vacation with a group – whether your friends, extended family, co-workers, alumni association, church or the folks in your bowling league – and everyone can experience quality time together as well as private moments.   Cruise line group departments help make planning a snap whether your group is looking for a getaway for a few days, a week or more, and you don't have to be a huge crowd to qualify for group discounts.  ... 
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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, 2017Packing for Cruise Vacation: Here's How to Look Sharp While Keeping Luggage Light
Among the things you are thinking about when gearing up for a  cruise vacation, the prospect of seeing exciting new places, relaxing and having fun should all be at the top of your list. So why do we all worry so much about what to pack?With little effort you can put together an appropriate wardrobe and look stylish on your cruise vacation. Easing the cause is that ships are a lot less fussy about formality than they were even a few years ago. Casual is the order of the day with opportunity... 
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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, 2017Changing Vacations for the Better: Say Hello to Your Personal Concierge
MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2017 -- Imagine being on a cruise ship as if you were visiting your best friend's house or sitting at your grandmother's dining room table. Everyone knows your name, knows what you like to eat and drink and what you like to do.It's the ultimate in personalized vacations and it's coming soon to ships operated by Carnival Corporation. The cruise company is debuting proprietary, patent-pending wearable technology like nothing ever seen before for land-based or cruise vacations.A qua... 
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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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