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Carnival Corporation & plc Address: 3655 N.W. 87th Avenue Miami Florida 33178 2428 Country: United States About: Carnival Corporation & plc (Carnival*) is one of the largest global cruise companies. Carnival Cruise Lines was set up as a subsidiary of the American International Travel Service by Ted Arison in 1972. The company operates in the US, Canada, the UK, Continental Europe and Australia. It is headquartered in Miami, Florida and employed an average of 31k+ people as of November 30, 2015, of which 4,800 were part-time/seasonal employees. The company also has another headquarters in London, the UK. . As of January 22, 2015, the company operated 100 cruise ships with a passenger capacity of 212,000 berths. The company operates through three cruise segments: North America cruise brands; EAA cruise brands; and cruise support. History: Although the name Carnival Corporation didn’t come into existence until 1994, the foundation for the company was laid when its flagship brand, Carnival Cruise Lines, was formed in 1972 by cruise industry pioneer, the late Ted Arison. After achieving its position as "The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line", in 1987 Carnival made an initial public offering of 20 percent of its common stock which provided the initial influx of capital that allowed the company to begin expanding through acquisition. Over the years, Carnival has acquired representation in virtually every market segment of the cruise industry, including premium operator Holland America Line in 1989 (the purchase included niche operator Windstar Cruises and Alaskan/Canadian tour operator Holland
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