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16 hrs ago | USA Today

Carnival to renew Great Vacation Guarantee program

Carnival to renew Great Vacation Guarantee program Carnival Cruise Lines refunded 47 cruises over the past year Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s5lAUI Carnival Cruise Lines refunded 47 cruises over the past year in the process of honoring its Great Vacation Guarantee, which promises your money back plus 10% if a Carnival cruise isn't for you. The no-questions-asked refund was one way Carnival tried to rebuild its business from the aftermath of the Carnival Triumph engine room fire and subsequent bad publicity early in 2013.

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20 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

IT'S all change at the top of Southampton-based cruising giant Carnival UK.

David Dingle has been appointed chairman of the powerful cruising empire and David Noyes, currently executive vice president of operations, has been promoted to chief executive. Mr Dingle, together with Mr Noyes, who will also have operating responsibility for the UK-based brands P&O Cruises and Cunard Line, will take up their new roles on October 1 and report to Carnival Corporation president and chief executive, Arnold Donald in Miami, Florida.

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Related Topix: Cruise Lines, P&O Cruises, Travel/Tourism, Carnival, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Fausta's blog

The third Monday in September Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean

The historical truth silenced by "memory" is that the cold war in Latin America was fought by two equally authoritarian sides. Argentina's coup in 1976 was triggered in part by the violence of the Montoneros, a leftist-nationalist guerrilla group of which several of Ms FernA ndez's officials were members.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Couple kicked off cruise after medical issue

Couple kicked off cruise after medical issue Dementia passenger kicked off cruise ship Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1s0qaUd A dream cruise turning into a nightmare for Valerie O'Farrell and her husband, Paul, when they were thrown off their cruise ship. The couple was celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary on the Carnival Legend out of Tampa when Paul had a minor Alzheimer's episode, leaving his stateroom alone at 4 a.m. for a cup of coffee.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Travel/Tourism

AmericanBankingNews.com

Carnival Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

Shares of Carnival have earned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the twenty ratings firms that are currently covering the company, American Banking & Market News reports . One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation, eleven have given a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company.

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Marine News

Carnival UK Announces Executive Appointments

David Dingle appointed chairman of Carnival UK; David Noyes promoted to chief executive officer Carnival Corporation & plc announced that David Dingle has been appointed chairman of Carnival UK and David Noyes, currently executive vice president operations, has been promoted to the CEO role, with operating responsibility for the UK-based brands P&O Cruises and Cunard Line. Dingle and Noyes will take up their new roles on October 1, and will both report to Carnival Corporation & plc president and CEO Arnold Donald.

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Related Topix: Cruise Lines, P&O Cruises, Travel/Tourism, Carnival

USA Today

Sweet home Alabama: The skies really are so blue

The state of Alabama is rich with culture and tradition. While Louisiana is known for its extravagant Carnival festivals, the first known Mardi Gras celebration in North America took place here in Mobile.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Travel/Tourism, Muscle Shoals, AL, Martin Luther King, Jr., Travel

Trinadad Express

Guilbault covers the Cape

Iconic musician Dr Roy Cape who is an ace saxophonist, singer and founder of the Roy Cape All Stars band can now boast a new profession having just had his book titled, A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand published by Duke University Press to be released on October 3. Interestingly the book is a collaborative effort between Cape and Prof Jocelyne Guilbault who is an ethnomusicologist and lectures at the University of California, Berkeley. Guilbault has spent lots of time in Trinidad and Tobago especially around Carnival time doing research on the various Carnival arts.

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Related Topix: Duke University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Travel/Tourism

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Benzinga

Mike Khouw Sees Unusual Options Activity In Carnival Corporation

CNBC Options Action's Mike Khouw spoke on the show about Carnival Corporation . He finds the stock interesting because its put options volume was 22 times higher than its average daily put options volume.

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Washington Times

Global cruise lines set sail on high seas for China

Royal Caribbean's newest ship has attractions not usually seen on cruise liners, including bumper cars, a skydiving simulator and a glass observation capsule on a mechanical arm that lifts its passengers high into the air. After floating out of a German shipyard recently, the $935 million Quantum of the Seas will spend the winter running between New York and the Caribbean before moving to its new base next summer in mainland China's financial center.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Travel/Tourism

The Orlando Sentinel

Carnival Breeze to host Tom Joyner cruise in April

For the third year, Carnival Cruise Lines will host the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage cruise April 11-19 aboard the Carnival Breeze. Hosted by radio personality Tom Joyner, the cruise will benefit the Historical Black Colleges and Universities.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition

Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International, the parent company of Oceania Cruises and luxury Regent Seven Seas Cruises, for more than $3 billion. Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Kevin Sheehan said the acquisition gives his company an opportunity to expand with two established - but distinct - brands that have built-in followings.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

MyPrintResource.com

Color Reflections Las Vegas and Visual Magnetics Get the Picture for...

When passengers on the "Fun Ships" of Carnival Cruise Lines want a keepsake of special moments with souvenir photos, they look to the Pixels Portrait Gallery aboard each ship. Problem is, with 2,000 - 3,000+ passengers on board and up to 20 photo shoots a day, it can be a challenge for passengers to find their photo.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Travel Industry Wire

Australia Sails into Another Record Summer Cruise Season

Australia is about to witness another record summer cruise season, with more than 600 cruise ship visits scheduled for ports around the country over the coming months, according to the peak cruise industry body.

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TechCrunch

The Ice Bucket Challenge, By The Numbers

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has shown that other things besides Grumpy Cats and silly dance videos can go viral - even charitable giving.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Travel/Tourism, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Megaships to command top prices

Royal Caribbean boss Richard Fain is blunt about cruise ship economics - the vessels cost too much and the fares are too low.

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Sys-Con Media

Carnival Cruise Lines Partners With the Tom Joyner Foundation for the ...

This marks the cruise line's third consecutive year as the official host of the event.

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KIMA

Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase

Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

MSN Money

Exclusive: Norwegian Cruise nears $3 billion Prestige Cruises deal - sources

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd , the world's third largest cruise operator, is in advanced talks to acquire peer Prestige Cruises International Inc for around $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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BellaOnline

Cruising for Laughs

We like to go on cruises for the comedy shows. Nowhere else do we have such easy access to stand-up comics pitching jokes at multiple performances.

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