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2014-10-21 12:22:33

Air, transfers, beverages and shipboard credit included; special packages for third/fourth fares also on offer SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Put a holiday cruise aboard Holland America Line on your gift list this season and you just might get your wish. With special all-inclusive packages in verandah staterooms and suites, travelers can leave the hustle and hassle behind and let Holland America Line spread the holiday cheer by doing all of the decorating, cooking and...

2014-10-15 00:20:14

MOU with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) to focus on building the first-ever, world-class cruise ships constructed in China MIAMI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) to explore the possibility of a joint venture aimed at accelerating the development and growth of...

2014-10-14 12:21:42

MIAMI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has announced that it has declared a dividend of $0.25 per share. The company's board of directors approved a record date for the quarterly dividend of November 21, 2014, and a payment date of December 12, 2014. 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...

2014-10-14 08:21:56

Sharna Burgess and Artem Chigvintsev are scheduled to perform onboard SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has added the talents of professional dancers Sharna Burgess and Artem Chigvintsev to the remaining two 2014 "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" theme cruises. Both currently performing on the ABC hit show "Dancing with the Stars," Burgess and Chigvintsev will join ms Westerdam for the theme cruise departing Nov. 29 and the Champions Cruise that sets sail...

2014-10-09 12:21:44

Ultimate itineraries deeply explore both Mexico and Hawaii SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line heads to the tropics of Hawaii and explores the spirit of Mexico with a variety of itineraries ranging in length from seven to 18 days. Two ships will sail the azure waters of Mexico, while ms Veendam weaves among the stunning Hawaiian Islands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO "Holland America Line...

2014-10-07 16:20:42

Campus will be in Almere, one of Europe's newest and fastest-growing cities just outside Amsterdam, and will continue Carnival's positive economic impact in the Netherlands MIAMI, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today finalized its land purchase in Almere, Netherlands, marking the official start of development for its state-of-the-art training facility that will serve 6,500 deck and...

2014-10-02 08:21:22

Fleet of over 100 ships will see 24 percent improvement in fuel efficiency from 2007 through 2014 MIAMI, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today released the results of its multi-year Fleet Fuel Conservation Program that by the end of 2014 will have saved more than one billion gallons of fuel and reduced fleet carbon emissions by 12 billion kilograms over a seven year period. By the end of 2014, Carnival...

2014-10-01 16:20:49

SEATTLE, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is planning special promotions for National Cruise Vacation Week (NCVW), which runs Oct. 6-13, 2014. Organized by Cruise Lines International Association, the weeklong event features promotions and online opportunities to give consumers a perfect opportunity to book a cruise vacation while taking advantage of special savings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO "Each year CLIA Cruise Week highlights...

2014-09-11 16:26:38

Nine ships to offer 126 Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking for an intimate, mid-sized cruise experience in the Caribbean have 126 itineraries to choose from during Holland America Line's 2014-15 Caribbean season. Featuring nine of the line's vessels sailing roundtrip from either Fort Lauderdale or Tampa, Fla., the cruises span the Caribbean on eastern, western and southern routes, as well as partial transits of the Panama...

2014-09-04 08:33:05

SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line's ms Statendam and ms Westerdam achieved perfect scores of 100 on recent routine United States Public Health inspections conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The unannounced inspection for ms Statendam was held June 17, 2014, during a call at Ketchikan, Alaska. Westerdam was inspected July 21 during a call at Juneau, Alaska. Both ships...


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