Posts Tagged ‘Carnival Corporation & plc’

Cruise Lines Q1 2017: Royal Caribbean Outperforms Rivals

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Cruise Industry News takes a look at the financial performance of the “big three” following the first quarter of 2017.

Carnival Corporation Unveils Artistic Renderings for Second Cruise Terminal at Port of Barcelona

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc released artist renderings of its second cruise terminal at the Port of Barcelona – which will be Europe’s newest passenger cruise terminal when it opens in 2018. (more…)

Bok Named President of Carnival Asia, Zanetti President of Carnival China

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Carnival Corporation has announced that Buhdy Bok has been promoted to the new position of president of Carnival Asia. He will report to Michael Thamm, group CEO, Costa Group and Carnival Asia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Carnival Corporation Names Darrell Campbell as Corporate Treasurer

Thursday, April 13th, 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.

Carnival’s shares cruise to record after profit tops estimates

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Carnival Corp, the world’s largest cruise operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday and raised its forecast for full-year earnings, sending its shares to a record high. (finance.yahoo.com)

Leadership change for Carnival UK

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

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. (more…)

Carnival Corporation Expands Global Fleet Operations Centers, A First in Commercial Maritime Industry

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced today that it is expanding the commercial maritime industry’s first and most technologically advanced Fleet Operations Centers with the opening of a new facility in Seattle.

Carnival Corporation’s Exhaust Gas Cleaning Technology Installed on 60 Percent of Fleet

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced it has completed the installation and certification of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) on an industry-leading 60 ships across its brands. (more…)

Watch: Carnival Corporation video is the cheekiest cruise ad ever

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

The quirky video was released last year by Carnival Corporation, the parent company of cruise lines including Carnival Cruises, P&O Australia, Princess Cruises and Cunard Line. (news.com.au)

Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two cruise ships

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two cruise ships, with an option for additional 4, the first units of the kind ever built in China for the Chinese market. (more…)

Two Carnival Corporation Ocean Media TV Programs Receive Parents’ Choice Awards

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc 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 Parents’ Choice Approved Seals by the Parents’ Choice Foundation. (more…)

Carnival Corporation Announces Strategic Partnership with A+E Networks®

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced an expansion of its O·C·E·A·N™ (www.ocean.com) original content portfolio with the premiere of “Good Spirits™” on FYI™ beginning Thursday, February 16 at 6 p.m. ET and A&E® on February 20 at 2 p.m. ET. (more…)

Carnival’s CEO explains why millennials have taken up cruising by storm

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

In just three short years, Carnival CEO Arnold Donald has transformed the company’s image from a struggling cruise line operator into a personalized experience, especially for millennials. (cnbc.com)

Michael Thamm Expands Role to Oversee Carnival Corporation’s Operations in China and Asia

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc 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. (more…)

Travel Executives Sound Off on Carnival’s Technology Leap

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Last week, Carnival Corporation announced the launch of new technology designed to revolutionize the guest experience – taking personalization to an entirely new level. Sixty top travel industry leaders attended the announcement at the annual CES 2017 conference in Las Vegas. (travelagentcentral.com)

Arnold Donald, Carnival CEO — selling millennials on cruises

Monday, January 9th, 2017

The age of the cruise crowd illustrates a problem that Arnold Donald of Carnival Cruises is grappling with 4,000 miles away in his office in sunny Miami, Florida. (ft.com)

Level 11 Announces Role as Development Partner in Carnival Corporation’s New Ocean Medallion Innovation

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Level 11 announced its role as development partner in Carnival Corporation’s new Ocean Medallion interactive guest experience platform, unveiled today (Jan. 5, 2017) at CES 2017.

CES 2017: Cruise trips personalised with wearable gadget

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Cruise line Carnival has launched a wearable gadget that allows services on board its ships to be personalised for guests. The Ocean Medallion can be worn as a necklace, clip or keychain – or carried in a passenger’s pocket. (bbc.com)

Carnival Corporation Introduces Game-Changing Guest Experience at CES

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc announced it has developed the world’s first interactive guest experience platform, Ocean Medallion, capable of transforming vacation travel into a highly personalized and elevated level of customized service for millions of guests.

Carnival Q4 Closes Out Strong 2016; Robust Outlook for 2017

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Reporting fourth quarter and 2016 full year earnings today, Carnival Corporation’s fourth quarter revenue was nicely up, seeing growth in both passenger ticket revenue, onboard spending and shore excursions. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Carnival Corporation Offers Weekly Cruise Giveaways with Launch of Charity Challenge

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced the launch of its Celebrity Apprentice Charity Challenge, an online consumer contest running in conjunction with the upcoming season of NBC’s “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” which premieres on January 2 at 8 p.m. EST.

Donald Promises Breakthrough “New Experience Platform” for Carnival Brands

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Arnold Donald, president and CEO, Carnival Corporation, will give the keynote speech at CES, a major global consumer electronics and technology trade show on January 5 in Las Vegas. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cruise ship pollution case has consequences for Charleston’s Ecstasy

Monday, December 12th, 2016

The Charleston-based Carnival Ecstasy and all other cruise ships sailing under Carnival Corp.’s eight brands will be under strict environmental monitoring during the next five years – the result of an agreement between the company and federal prosecutors to end a criminal pollution case. (postandcourier.com)

Carnival Corporation to Sponsor NBC’s “The New Celebrity Apprentice”

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it will sponsor the two-part finale of the upcoming season of NBC’s “The New Celebrity Apprentice” airing next year on February 6 and 13.

CLIA Appoints Arnold Donald as New Global Chair

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Board of Directors has appointed Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, as Global Chair, effective January 1, 2017. (more…)

Carnival Corp. To Make Major Announcement at CES

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corp, will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on Jan 5 at 8:30 a.m. local time. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Carnival Corporation to Partner with INTERPOL for Enhanced Security Screening

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it will be the first maritime company to partner with INTERPOL for advanced security screening across its global operations, including its 10 brands and fleet of 101 ships that annually carry nearly 11 million passengers, or about half the global cruise market, to more than 700 ports around the world. (more…)

Carnival Corp. Extends Arnold Donald’s Contract for Additional Year

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Carnival Corporation recently confirmed it had extended President and CEO Arnold Donald’s employment agreement for an additional year, according to an SEC filing. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

CNN Pundit, Carnival Corp. CEO: CruiseOne, Dream Vacations Conference Speakers

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

The 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista (Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line)Cruises Inc., CruiseOne and Dream Vacations have announced that during their 2016 National Conference onboard Carnival Vista, Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation and plc, along with CNN commentator Mel Robbins, will serve as keynote speakers. (travelagentcentral.com)

Carnival Corporation Declares Dividend

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Carnival Corporation has announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.35 per share, according to a released statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Carnival Corporation Signs Agreement with Shell to Fuel World’s First LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The LNG-power generating barge Hummel to provide power for Aida ships while they are in Hamburg (Courtesy of AIDA Cruises)Carnival Corporation & plc today signed a framework agreement with Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) to be its supplier of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power the world’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ships. (more…)

Carnival Corporation Named Founding Donor of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Carnival Corporation, through Carnival Foundation, is donating $2 million to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC). (travelagentcentral.com)