Carnival Corporation operates as a cruise company worldwide. The company has a portfolio of cruise brands that are sold in major vacation markets and provides vacations to all major cruise destinations. The company has 100 cruise ships. Segments The company's cruise segments include North America; and Europe, Australia, and Asia (EAA). North America This segment’s cruise brands’ includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises (Princess), Holland America Line, and Seabourn. The popular location visited by North America-sourced cruise guests in 2012 was the Caribbean (including The Bahamas), followed by other locations, such as the Mediterranean Sea, Alaska, northern Europe, Mexican Riviera, New England, Canada, Bermuda, Hawaii, the Panama Canal, and other exotic locations, such as South and Central America, the South Pacific Islands, Australia, the Far East, and India. Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Cruise Lines engages in contemporary cruising and operates 24 ships designed to provide fun and memorable vacation experiences. Carnival Cruise Lines has an appeal to families, couples, singles, and seniors and carried approximately 710,000 children in 2012. Carnival Cruise Lines offers cruises generally from three to eight days with majority of its ships home ported in North America. Carnival Cruise Lines is the primary provider of year-round Caribbean cruises and also operates seasonal cruises in Mexico, Europe, New England, Canada, Alaska, the Baltics, Hawaii, South America, the British Isles, and Panama. In 2011, Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled Fun Ship 2.0, a program that is transforming the line’s guest experience through dining, bar, and entertainment concepts, as well as partnerships with various celebrities and brands. Princess Princess is the major premium cruise line based on passenger capacity and operates a fleet of 16 ships. Princess offers 125 itineraries to approximately 310 destinations, with cruises generally from 3 to 14 days, and 2 world cruises approximately 100 days. Princess is a major cruise line in international and exotic destinations, including Europe, Australia, Asia, the Panama Canal, Hawaii, and South America. Princess is also a major cruise line in Alaska. Some of Princess’ Caribbean cruise offerings feature a private island destination that Princess leases and operates, known as Princess Cays, which is located on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas. Its ‘Piazza’ main atrium serves as the heart of the ship, featuring its International Café and specialty coffee bar, its Vines wine and seafood bar and various entertainments throughout the day and evening. Its ‘Movies Under The Stars’ outdoor theaters recreate the drive-in movie experience out on deck, with first-run Hollywood hits and major sporting events shown on a 330 square-foot poolside LED screen, complete with fresh-made popcorn. It offers adults-only Sanctuary retreat space and unique ‘Ultimate Balcony Dining’ course-by-course dining option. Holland America Line Holland America Line operates a premium fleet of 15 mid-sized ships. Holland America Line calls on 371 destinations in 99 countries and territories on all 7 continents, including Antarctica. While the majority of cruises are from 7 to 21 days, Holland America Line also offers longer, exotic Grand Voyages approximately 75 days, plus an annual Grand World Voyage of approximately 100 days. Holland America Line is also a major cruise line in Alaska. In the Caribbean, majority of Holland America Line’s ships visit its private island in The Bahamas, Half Moon Cay. All of Holland America Line’s ships have Culinary Arts Centers presented by Food & Wine magazine, where guests enjoy cooking demonstrations, private cooking lessons, wine tastings, and lifestyle seminars. In addition, the Digital Workshop in collaboration with Microsoft offers complimentary photo and video editing classes, and guests would find specialty coffees, a library, music listening stations, and Internet access in the Explorations Café in partnership with The New York Times. The Greenhouse Spa and Salon has wellness and beauty treatments, fitness classes, and exercise equipment.
carnival corp (CVC1:Frankfurt)
Miami, FL 33178
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