Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Two Additional Carnival Brands to Expand into Chinese Market

Breaking 8:00am EDT - Carnival Corp will expand further into the Chinese market when two additional brands homeport ships in China in 2017. The Carnival and AIDA brands will join Costa and Princess selling to Chinese passengers and sailing from Chinese ports.

Additional details will be in today's edition of Cruise News Daily

* Two Additional Carnival Brands Expand into China
Just a day after Norwegian Cruise Line announced their plans to enter the Chinese market, Carnival announced this morning that they are adding capacity, not by just adding two ships, but by adding two of their brands, making a total of four Carnival brands which will be sailing in China by 2017.

Carnival Cruise Line and AIDA will each bring a ship to China sometime in 2017. They will join Costa and Princess (with two ships, one of which is this the first purpose-built for China). 

The complete story appeared in the October 13 edition of Cruise News Daily.

Carnival execs gather for a photo op in Shanghai after the announcement this morning.
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