2003 A combination of Carnival Corporation and P&O Princess Cruises – comprised of Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, AIDA, P&O Cruises Australia, and tour operator Princess Tours – is completed, creating the first global cruise company. 2013 Carnival Corporation & plc announced on June 25 its plan to split the roles of chairman and chief executive officer, effective July 3, 2013. Micky Arison will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Arnold W. Donald, a member of the Board of Directors, assumes the role of CEO. 2014 Carnival Corporation & plc is comprised of a portfolio of distinct brands operating in North and South America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Australia.
Carnival Corporation & plc’s current fleet comprises more than 100 ships with eight new vessels scheduled for delivery between now and spring 2017. 2015 Launched in June, Fathom’s size, scale and global vision reach beyond what the world has ever seen. The brand will cater to a growing market of consumers who want to have a positive impact on people’s lives, and aren’t always sure where to begin. Carnival Corporation believes travel is a meaningful way to allow for personal growth while making purposeful and engaging contributions in the world. Fathom will give travelers a unique opportunity to work alongside local people as part of a larger scale effort that will demonstrably improve lives. Both travelers and local citizens will learn and benefit from the opportunity to work together to achieve sustainable development in these communities. 2016 On May 1, Carnival Corporation's 10th and newest brand made history and set sail from Miami to Havana. The sailing marked the first time in over 50 years that a U.S. cruise line has sailed from the U.S. to Cuba. It is also the first time in decades that Cuban-born individuals have been able to travel by sea to or from Cuba. 2016 Carnival Corporation opens the Arison Maritime Center, a world-class facility dedicated to providing rigorous safety training for its bridge and engineering officers responsible for the navigation and operation of the world's largest fleet of cruise ships. The new 75-million-euro facility in Almere, Netherlands, just outside Amsterdam, is celebrated with a ceremony honoring longtime board chairman Micky Arison and his father Ted, founder of the company.
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