HAVANA, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the historic sailing of Carnival Corporation's first cruise to Cuba, a delegation today from Cuba participated in a plaque exchange ceremony on board by Adonia Captain David Box as the company's new Fathom line docked in Havana for day two of the seven-day cruise to three cities in Cuba.
This longtime maritime tradition takes place when a ship arrives at a new port for the first time. Yesterday, Fathom's MV Adonia docked at Port of Havana - marking the first time a U.S. Cruise ship has sailed to Cuba in more than 50 years.
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Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest leisure travel company in the world, with a portfolio of 10 cruise brands in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia comprised of Carnival Cruise Line, Fathom, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK).
Together, these brands operate 100 ships visiting over 700 ports around the world and totaling 221,000 lower berths with 16 new ships scheduled to be delivered between 2016 and 2020. Carnival Corporation & plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, the leading tour companies in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Traded on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, Carnival Corporation & plc is the only group in the world to be included in both the S&P500 and the FTSE 100 indices.
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