REG-Carnival PLC: Notification of Transactions

Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:43pm EST

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Notification of Transactions of Directors / PDMRs               

MIAMI, January 17, 2013 -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:
CUK) announced that on January 15, 2013 awards were made to certain executive
directors and PDMRs pursuant to the Carnival Corporation 2011 Stock Plan (the
"2011 Plan") and Carnival plc 2005 Employee Share Plan (the "2005 Plan"). The
awards were approved in value form and converted to a number of shares by
taking the closing price of Carnival Corporation securities on January 15, 2013
for those receiving Carnival Corporation awards, and by taking the closing
price of Carnival plc securities on January 15, 2013 for those receiving
Carnival plc awards.

Awards of Carnival Corporation restricted common stock (the "CC Restricted
Shares") were made pursuant to the 2011 Plan and the executive directors'
respective Executive Long-Term Compensation Agreements to Micky Arison,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc, and Howard
S. Frank, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Carnival Corporation &
plc. Awards of Carnival plc restricted share units representing a hypothetical
interest in Carnival plc ordinary shares ("plc RSUs") were made pursuant to the
2005 Plan to David Dingle, Chief Executive Officer of Carnival UK, Pier Luigi
Foschi, Chairman of Costa Crociere S.p.A. and Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer of Costa Asia, and Michael Thamm, Chief Executive Officer of Costa
Crociere S.p.A. The CC Restricted Shares and plc RSUs will be released from
restriction on January 15, 2016.

The awards described above were made to these executive directors and PDMRs in
the following amounts:

Name                CC Restricted Shares    plc RSUs    
Micky Arison               69,743               -       
Howard S. Frank            77,492               -       
David Dingle                 -               16,273     
Pier Luigi Foschi            -               28,678     
Michael Thamm                -                4,824     

Upon grant, Mr. Frank surrendered 28,680 CC Restricted Shares in satisfaction
of U.S. withholding tax obligations.

Following the awards described above, the following executive directors and
PDMRs direct and indirect holdings are:

Name                     CC Shares         plc Shares   
Micky Arison            180,007,250             -       
Howard S. Frank           175,050               -       
David Dingle                 -               67,921     
Pier Luigi Foschi            -               170,069    
Michael Thamm                -               26,524     

This notification relates to disclosures made in accordance with 3.1.4(R)(1)(a)
of the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules.

Further details and a copy of the Forms 4, Statement of Changes in Beneficial
Ownership of Securities, being filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange
Commission, can be found at the SEC web site,, and the Carnival
Corporation & plc web site located at or .

SOURCE  Carnival Plc

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