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July 2007

New Web site designed by Avenue A | Razorfish is the next best thing to being on board the “Fun Ships” or ashore at a variety of tropical destinations Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator and its interactive agency, Avenue A | Razorfish, today announced FunShipIsland.com (www.funshipisland.com), a first-of-its-kind online destination that provides vacationers with a virtual glimpse at the many diverse activities they can engage in while onboard or ashore. Through a simple, interactive navigational experience, Avenue A | Razorfish designed the innovative Web site with the goal of making FunShipIsland.com a truly immersive virtual world where visitors can explore, play and experience a Carnival cruise first hand. Visitors can experience the line’s iconic Twister Waterslide™ on…

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Gerry Cahill to Take Top Post at Carnival Cruise Lines; David Bernstein to Become Senior Vice President and CFO of Carnival Corporation & plc Bob Dickinson, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, has informed Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) that he will retire at the end of the year. He will remain on the company’s board of directors. Gerry Cahill, executive vice president and CFO of Carnival Corporation & plc, will assume Dickinson’s responsibilities as president and CEO effective immediately so that there is an ample transition period. David Bernstein, Carnival Corporation & plc’s vice president and treasurer, will become the company’s CFO, also effective immediately. “I have been blessed to have had a long, fun-filled…

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During the annual WAVE (Western Agents Votes of Excellence) Awards presented by TravelAge West Magazine, Kirk Neal, Carnival Cruise Lines’ business development director for the Sacramento region, was named “favorite individual cruise line sales representative,” while Harry’s Supper Club aboard the 110,000-ton Carnival Liberty was named “best alternative dining facility.” The annual awards, which recognize travel companies in a wide range of product- and service-related categories, are based on feedback from TravelAge West readers, which include travel agent professionals in 14 western U.S. states, as well as information gleaned from the publication’s editors. Neal, a 22-year Carnival veteran who previously worked as a hotel director aboard the line’s ships, was honored for his professionalism, innovation in sales and marketing techniques,…

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CARNIVAL EARNS HONORS FOR TOP ALTERNATIVE DINING VENUE, BEST FIELD SALES REP IN TRAVELAGE WEST’S ‘WAVE AWARDS’              MIAMI (July 5, 2007) – During the annual WAVE (Western Agents Votes of Excellence) Awards presented by TravelAge West Magazine, Kirk Neal, Carnival Cruise Lines’ business development director for the Sacramento region, was named “favorite individual cruise line sales representative,” while Harry’s Supper Club aboard the 110,000-ton Carnival Liberty was named “best alternative dining facility.”

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For the first time, Carnival Cruise Lines will operate voyages to South America with 14- to 18-day departures featuring extended visits to magnificent destinations in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Chile and Peru aboard the new 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor beginning in January 2009. Representing a new class of “Fun Ship,” the 3,006-passenger SuperLiner will offer a host of innovations including a luxurious 21,000-square-foot health club and the line’s first spa staterooms and suites. Carnival Splendor will operate three special South America departures in 2009 — a 17-day, six-port cruise from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jan. 31-Feb. 17; a 14-day, six-port voyage from Buenos Aires to Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile, Feb. 17-March 3, and an 18-day, six-port South America/Mexican Riviera…

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NEW 113,300-TON CARNIVAL SPLENDOR TO OPERATE LINE’S FIRST-EVER SOUTH AMERICA VOYAGES BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2009  14- to 18-Day Departures Feature Extended Calls to Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Chile and Peru              MIAMI (July 2, 2007) – For the first time, Carnival Cruise Lines will operate voyages to South America with 14- to 18-day departures featuring extended visits to magnificent destinations in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Chile and Peru aboard the new 113,300-ton Carnival Splendor beginning in January 2009.  

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