StockCall Research on Carnival and Royal Caribbean: The Love Cruise for Passengers and Investors

Jan 25, 2013, 08:00 ET from StockCall.com

LONDON, January 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The cruise & leisure industry, which features companies such as Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL) and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL), has been doing an admirable job of attracting holidaymakers and investors so far this year. StockCall has posted comprehensive reports on those two companies. Sign up now and read these reports for free at

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Players in this space have been focusing on bringing new and exciting innovations to ships and many others have also been working on increasing shareholder value. Royal Caribbean's Celebrity Cruises brand is a good example of a company that has been doing well through promotions. The company newly announced its "123 go!" promotion, which offers a number of unique options designed to enhance the cruising experience. Click the link below to access the free report on Royal Caribbean:

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Royal Caribbean has also recently inked a multi-year distribution agreement with Sabre Travel Network, which will allow fares and schedules to be available on Sabre's global distribution system. This distribution system will now include travel agents in Mexico. Vicki Freed, senior vice president of Sales and Trade Support and Service for Royal Caribbean International, acknowledged the importance of travel agents in this industry and stated that Sabre's powerful technology will be a crucial stepping stone to deliver greater access and convenience to more travel agencies. According to Mr. Freed, the Sabre agreement indicates the company's commitment to support travel agent partners and to help them sell more cruises, increase profits and grow their businesses.

On the financial side of things, Carnival Corp. has been active of late. The company stated that it has renewed its authorization for the repurchase of up to $1 billion worth of its common stock. The repurchase program should increase shareholder value, and interested investors may want to take a closer look as the company also recently declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share. Register to download the report on Carnival at

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