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2014-07-28 12:22:01

Best ever Explore 4 early booking benefits include free beverage package, Pinnacle Grill dinner, new suite offer and more SEATTLE, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line knows the trend for savvy travelers is to book vacations well in advance. To encourage those early bookings the line is returning with its popular "Explore 4" savings program that is better than before with four exceptional offers on select 2015 and 2016 sailings....

2014-06-24 08:22:26

MIAMI, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced non-GAAP net income of $80 million, or $0.10 diluted EPS for the second quarter of 2014 compared to non-GAAP net income for the second quarter of 2013 of $57 million, or $0.07 diluted EPS. For the second quarter of 2014, U.S. GAAP net income, which included a net gain on vessel transactions of $15 million and net unrealized gains on fuel derivatives of $11 million, was $106 million, or...

2014-06-19 16:21:15

Cruises feature three days and nights at Hamilton SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is returning to the pink sands and pastel-colored skyline of Bermuda on seven-day cruises aboard ms Veendam. Sailing roundtrip from Boston, Mass., six departures will sail in May, June and July, and feature three days and nights at Hamilton, the country's capital known for its gorgeous beaches and abundance of golf courses....

2014-06-05 00:20:32

Carnival Foundation to Support the Waters It Depends Upon MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Foundation is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy's global marine protection priorities. Carnival Foundation's support will be directed toward identifying locations where industry and community are most dependent on marine and coastal resources - including key conservation priority sites where the company operates. The Nature...

2014-06-05 00:20:18

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy's global...

2014-06-02 16:20:32

Innovative lanai rooms provide guests direct access to the large wrap-around Promenade Deck SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Holland America Line's ms Volendam completes dry-dock in December 2014, the ship will feature 21 new exclusive lanai staterooms, the contemporary bar area Mix and updated bathrooms in all suites and select other stateroom categories. With the conversion of existing outside staterooms to the new lanai accommodations, Volendam's guest capacity of 1,432...

2014-05-27 16:20:29

Fans can enter once a day to win a free cruise for two with the premium cruise line SEATTLE, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has launched a "Perfect Day Cruise Sweepstakes" on Facebook that will award one lucky fan a seven-day cruise for two in a verandah stateroom to Europe, Canada/New England, the Caribbean, Mexico or Alaska. The sweepstakes runs through June 24, 2014, and the winner will be selected in a random drawing in early July....

2014-05-22 16:20:37

Company praised for sustainable seafood program and natural resource conservation SEATTLE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line was named the 2014 Marine Environmental Business of the Year by the Port of Seattle. Port commissioner Courtney Gregoire presented the award to Keith Taylor, senior vice president, fleet operations, at the Seattle Propeller Club's Maritime Festival Lunch held Tuesday, May 13, 2014, aboard Carnival Miracle, which was docked at Port of Seattle....

2014-05-22 00:20:13

Carnival Corporation is investing as much as $400 million to expand innovative exhaust gas-cleaning technology to over 70 vessels across its brands, up from 32 announced last year MIAMI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced plans to significantly increase installations of its industry-first exhaust gas cleaning technology to more than 70 vessels. The expansion covering over 70...

2014-05-20 00:20:05

MIAMI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced plans to significantly expand its market leadership in Australia, one of the fastest growing markets in the cruise industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89154 With Australian cruise passenger numbers having increased 130 percent in the past five years and projections of 800,000 cruise passengers in 2013 growing to one...


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