Posts Tagged ‘Carnival Corporation & plc’

Carnival Corporation Launches Sustainability Website, Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2016 sustainability report as part of the launch of its new dedicated sustainability website (www.carnivalsustainability.com). (more…)

Cruise Lines 2017 Q2 Breakdown: Big Gains, Norwegian Delivers

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

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

On Cruise Vacations, Wine’s Popular Pastime on board Carnival Corporation’s leading cruise lines

Thursday, August 3rd, 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.

Carnival Corporation Ocean Originals TV Series Receive 10 Telly Awards

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc announced that three of its Ocean Originals TV programs – “Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin,” “The Voyager with Josh Garcia” and “Vacation Creation” – have been honored with 10 2017 Telly Awards in various categories.

Carnival Corporation & plc Names Jason Glen Cahilly to Board of Directors, Announces Quarterly Dividend

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today (July 19) 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.

Carnival Corporation & plc Change Of Senior Independent Director And Presiding Director

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc announced a change in keeping with good corporate governance that encourages the periodic rotation of board leadership positions among directors.

Carnival Is Upping Its Ad Spending to Drive More Cruise Bookings

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Consumers in the United States and Europe should expect to see more messaging from Carnival Corp. this year. Executives revealed in an earnings call in late June that Carnival, the world’s largest cruise operator, plans to increase its spending on advertising and marketing during the fourth fiscal quarter, which ends Nov. 30. (skift.com)

Carnival Says China Is a Good Long-Term Cruise Bet Despite Ongoing Struggles

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Early on the morning of April 2, 2017, AIDAbella was the first ship of the AIDA fleet to sail past Shanghai's famous skylineCarnival Corp. reminds us that China is a small part of its business — which is true. But if the market is going to become the world’s largest as the company expects, there are a lot of complications to work through. (skift.com)

Carnival Q2: Driving Future Growth

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

A variety of initiatives will drive future growth, according to Carnival Corporation’s president and CEO Arnold Donald, speaking on the company’s 2017 Q2 earnings call. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Carnival Corporation Statement on Updates to Cuba Policy

Friday, June 16th, 2017

May 2, 2016: Fathom's Adonia slipped through the channel into Havana Bay, Cuba (Photo credit Reuters/Alexandre Meneghini)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. (more…)

Carnival Corporation Wins Top Global Award for Best Sustainability Report

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Carnival Corporation announced it has been recognized for producing the year’s most engaging and informative sustainability report in the 10th annual Corporate Register Reporting Awards, the only annual global awards program honoring excellence in corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting.

Carnival Corporation Wins Environmental Award for Clean-Air Commitment

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc has been named winner of the Lloyd’s List Americas 2017 Cleaner Safer Seas Solutions award for its environmental commitment to improve the quality of air emissions through first-in-the-cruise-industry adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel.

Carnival Corporation & Costa Group Reaffirm Commitment to Italy: 4,500 Italian Crew Members to be Hired in Next Five Years

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

The Costa Group and its parent organization Carnival Corporation & plc today reaffirmed their joint commitment to Italy and Europe overall, announcing they will hire approximately 4,500 Italian crew members by 2022 to provide support for existing and primarily new ships currently on order. (more…)

Carnival Corporation to Offer Alipay Payment Services Onboard its Fleet in Asia

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it has signed an agreement to offer Alipay payment services onboard its cruise ship fleet in Asia, including multiple ships in China. (more…)

Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald Tops List of Global Minority Business Leaders

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), announced that CEO Arnold Donald was named the top-ranked global executive for his strong leadership and commitment to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace and for serving as an inspiring role model.

Carnival Corporation’s New Digital Companion Makes Cruising More Engaging

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc today unveiled the Ocean Tagalong™, a customizable digital companion that will interact with guests on Ocean Medallion vacations as well as represent them in interactive games. (more…)

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)