Carnival shuffles fleet to boost UK capacity

Prior, Louise
April 2004
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;4/12/2004, Issue 2609, p7
Trade Publication
Cites the announcement by Carnival UK of a series of ship swaps between its brands. Aim of the exercise to boost UK capacity and the P&O Cruises fleet. Decision to transfer the ships Queen Victoria, renamed Arcadia, and the Royal Princess, renamed Artemis, to the P&O Cruises Fleet; Return of P&O's Ardonia to the Princess brand cruise line using its original name Sea Princess; Expectation of an 18 percent increase in capacity for both the British and U.S. cruise market; Market demand in Great Britain for U.S. style cruise holidays.


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