News Release


MIAMI (April 23, 2004) -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announces that at its annual general meetings held yesterday in New York, all of the resolutions recommended by the board of directors were passed. The results of the polls conducted at the annual general meetings of Carnival Corporation & plc will be available shortly on the company's Web sites and

All resolutions passed by the company other than resolutions concerning ordinary business have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority, and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at:

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
E14 5HS
Tel. No. (0) 20 7676 1000

Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise vacation group in the world, with a portfolio of 12 cruise brands in North America, Europe and Australia, comprised of Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, Windstar Cruises, AIDA, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Ocean Village, P&O Cruises, Swan Hellenic, and P&O Cruises Australia.

Together, these brands operate 76 ships totaling more than 125,000 lower berths with 10 new ships scheduled for delivery between April 2004 and December 2006. Carnival Corporation & plc also operates the leading tour companies in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon, Holland America Tours and Princess Tours. 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&P 500 and the FTSE 100 indices.