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October 2007

Carnival Cruise Lines Makes Halloween ‘Frightfully Fun’

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Halloween is always a fun and memorable time both onboard and at the corporate offices headquartered in Miami, FL. The “Frightfully Fun” onboard promotion, allows guests sailing with Carnival to enjoy a variety of fun-filled activities, everything from costume contests and Halloween-themed giveaways to scary movies, and, of course, trick or treating, with candies and other goodies from M&M’S®. The “Frightfully Fun” promotion, which is also sponsored by Coca Cola, encouraged guests to bring their costumes to compete for a variety of prizes during the always-interesting costume contest and parade. Carnival crew members will be dressed in costume, as well, and guests can have their photos taken with Carnival’s own “Fun Ship” Freddy. But the fun doesn’t end there! Shore-side…

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Cruise to the Bahamas with John Mayer

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Mayercraft Carrier Cruise on the Victory Register for your tour of duty on The Mayercraft Carrier cruise February 1, 2008. You’ll join John Mayer — aboard the Carnival Victory — for a 3 day Caribbean cruise from Miami to Freeport, Bahamas. This special sailing will feature sets by John and a dozen or so other hand-picked artists in intimate, nightclub-like settings. Other artists performing include: Soulive, Brandi Carlile, Martin Sexton, DJ Logic, Brett Dennen, and Teddy Thompson, plus side projects Cooper, David Ryan Harris, The RM & GW Band, The Bomb Squad & Bob Reynolds.  For more information please click here.

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Carnival’s Shore Side Recommended & Guaranteed Shopping Program

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A “Fun Ship” vacation would not be complete without experiencing some of the world’s best duty-free shopping. With hundreds of shops to choose from in various ports, we want our guests to shop with confidence knowing The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line stands behind your purchases.  That’s why we offer our Guaranteed & Recommended Shopping Program.  It will help you find the finest treasures in the ports of call with significant savings below U.S. retail prices. Each recommended store listed on the shopping map has been chosen on the basis of price, selection and reputation.  Shop for jewelry, watches, liquor, electronics, fragrances, leather, china, crystal and more.

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Mystery, Snorkeling, History and More Available on Shore Excursions

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With shore excursions ranging from relaxation to adventure; romance to cultural tours Carnival Cruise Lines offers something for everyone.  Satisfy that quest for mystery and beckon your inner detective with our “Play Race Fantastique” excursion.  While visiting Cozumel, cruisers can participate in an interactive, clue-based adventure game that’s like a reality show! Equal parts live-action mystery novel, intellectual obstacle course, and self-guided tour.  The excursion includes: team participation (great for families!); racing throughout Cozumel; trying to be the first to unlock a secret code and defeat an ancient Mayan curse; enjoying a brief snorkeling adventure; and more.   Plus, participants will enjoy a post-race awards ceremony at a local restaurant with prizes for top finishers! If investigative work and adventure aren’t…

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Weinstein Named Vice President- Treasurer at Carnival Corporation & Plc

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Josh Weinstein has been named vice president – treasurer of Miami-based Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:  CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise operator.  In this capacity, Weinstein oversees the day-to-day management of Carnival’s financing and other treasury functions. Weinstein, who joined Carnival in 2002, previously served as the company’s assistant general counsel responsible for financings, acquisitions and divestitures, commercial contracts and intellectual property and privacy law matters. During his tenure as assistant general counsel, Weinstein was involved in more than 50 different financial transactions representing more than $12 billion of debt.

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October Sale

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Act fast as our October Super Sale is almost over. With the sale running through the 28th — book virtually any cruise sailing before December 31, 2008 and you’ll receive up to $100 FREE onboard credit*. That means we’re giving our guests $50 FREE onboard credit on 3, 4 & 5 day sailings and $100 FREE onboard credit on cruises that are 6 days or longer.It’s not your average sale. It’s Carnival’s October Super Sale. Book your cruise and get your FREE onboard credit today! Prices as low as $249 for Bahamas, Baja Mexico and the West Caribbean;  sale prices also available on cruises to the Eastern Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Northbound Alaska,   and the Southern Caribbean. Find out more.

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Justin French Named Director of Sales and Marketing- Canada for Carnival Cruise Lines

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Justin French has been promoted to director of sales and marketing – Canada for Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator. French joined Carnival Cruise Lines in 2003 as the line’s business development manager for western Ontario. Last year, he was named Carnival’s “Canadian Regional Salesperson of the Year,” as well as the company’s “Groups Salesperson of the Year.” Before joining Carnival, French spent 11 years with Delta Air Lines, starting in 1992 as a customer service agent in the air logistics department, and another eight years in the company’s sales and distribution department, first as a sales representative and then as a district sales manager in charge of all passenger sales for Ontario.

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Amazing Trips on a Splendid New Ship

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Beginning June 2008, the Carnival Splendor will make her glorious European debut with all new Northern and Western Europe itineraries. The Carnival Splendor — our largest and most innovative ship ever — will dazzle all cruisers with her amazing amenities, including: Carnival’s Seaside Theatre, a retractable Sky Dome, an expanded Camp Carnival and our most spectacular spa ever. The new Northern Europe itinerary includes: London (Dover), England; Copenhagen, Denmark; Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany; Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia; and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. While the Western Europe itinerary includes: Le Havre (Paris), France; Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Malaga, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Cannes, France; Livorno, Italy; and Rome, Italy. And as always everything you need to have a great vacation- accommodations,…

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Justin French Named Director Of Sales And Marketing – Canada For Carnival Cruise Lines

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JUSTIN FRENCH NAMED DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING – CANADA FOR CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES             MIAMI (October 23, 2007) – Justin French has been promoted to director of sales and marketing – Canada for Carnival Cruise Lines, the world’s largest cruise operator.

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Bo-Erik Blomqvist, a 20-year cruise industry veteran, has been named senior vice president – corporate shipbuilding for Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:  CCL; NYSE: CUK).  Based at Carnival’s Southampton, UK, offices, Blomqvist will begin February 1, 2008, and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s various newbuilding projects.  He will report to Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman and CEO Micky Arison and Vice Chairman and COO Howard Frank.   Blomqvist replaces Carnival’s Senior Vice President – International Ian Gaunt who is retiring as a senior officer but will remain as outside legal counsel for shipbuilding contracts and related matters. <!–[if !supportLineBreakNewLine]–><!–[endif]–>

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