CARNIVAL PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

Carnival Corporation & plc                            
                  Notification of Transaction of PDMR                       
MIAMI (October 10, 2012) - On October 8, 2012, the Compensation Committees of
the Boards of Directors of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:
CUK) approved an award of 6,516 Carnival plc restricted share units
representing a hypothetical interest in Carnival plc ordinary shares ("plc
RSUs") to Michael Thamm, Chief Executive Officer ofCosta Crociere S.p.A.,
pursuant to the Carnival plc 2005 Employee Share Plan (the "2005 Plan"). The
award was approved in value form and converted to a number of shares by taking
the closing price of Carnival plc securities on October 8, 2012. 
The plc RSUs will be released from restriction on October 8, 2015 in accordance
with the rules of the 2005 Plan. Following the grant of this award, Mr. Thamm
owns 21,700 plc RSUs. 
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, to be filed by Mr. Thamm with the U.S. Securities &
Exchange Commission, can be found at the SEC web site, www.sec.gov, and the
Carnival Corporation & plc web site, www.carnivalcorp.com and
www.carnivalplc.com.
 

SOURCE Carnival Plc 
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