sh tastes. This is enhanced through partnerships with its Food Heroes, a line-up of British celebrity chefs, including Marco Pierre White and James Martin. The line also offers themed cruises in conjunction with BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, where professional dancers, judges and guests bring all the glamour of the ballroom to the sea. Cunard Cunard operates three premium/luxury ships, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria, and has one of the youngest fleets in the cruise industry. During 2016, Cunard ships, which have between 2,000 and 2,600-passenger capacity, would sail various seasonal itineraries that are designed to appeal to an internationally-sourced mix of guests with approximately 50% of guests sourced from markets outside the U.K. Cunard offers cruises to destinations in Northern Europe, the Mediterranean Sea and New England and Canada, as well as their iconic transatlantic voyages on Queen Mary 2. Most of Cunard’s cruises are generally from 7 to 14 days with 3 world cruises of approximately 100 days. P&O Cruises (Australia) P&O Cruises (Australia) has five contemporary ships. P&O Cruises (Australia) sails to more South Pacific Island destinations than any other cruise line. In addition, remote idyllic ports of Papau New Guinea and a taste of Asia are also included in their itineraries. P&O Cruises (Australia) also offers year round itineraries to Australia’s magnificent coast line and to New Zealand. Most of its cruises generally range from 3 to 10 days. In 2015, P&O Cruises (Australia) took delivery of the 1,260-passenger capacity Ryndam and Statendam. P&O Cruises (Australia) provides a holiday experience inspired by the modern Australian and New Zealand traveler. P&O Cruises (Australia) has partnered with restaurateur and celebrity chef, Luke Mangan, and created a new signature fine-dining restaurant, Salt Grill, onboard all of its ships. Cruise Ports and Destination Developments The company’s cruise brands provide guests with vacation experiences and additional home and transit ports through the development and management of new or enhanced cruise port facilities. The company operates or is developing leased or owned port facilities or have interests in joint ventures that operate leased or owned port facilities in Barcelona, Spain; Civitavecchia, Naples, Savona and Trieste, Italy; Juneau and Ketchikan, Alaska; Long Beach, California and Marseilles, France for the benefit of its cruise brands; and leased or owned port facilities that it has developed as destinations in Cozumel, Mexico; Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands; Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and Roatán, Honduras; as well as private island destinations in The Bahamas, Half Moon Cay and Princess Cays, principally for the benefit of the company’s North America cruise brands. The facility in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, known as Amber Cove, is a new port destination strategically located in the central Caribbean cruise region and opened in October 2015. The company engages in the development, enhancement and/or financing of government-owned and operated cruise port facilities in Cape Canaveral, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Florida; Galveston, Texas; New Orleans, Louisiana; New York City, New York; San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Maarten, Kingdom of the Netherlands. Principal Joint Ventures The company owns a 40% interest in Grand Bahamas Shipyard Ltd. (GBSL) located in Freeport, Grand Bahamas. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) also owns a 40% interest in GBSL and an unaffiliated entity owned by Grand Bahamas Port Authority shareholders owns the remaining 20%. In 2015, the company formed a strategic joint venture by partnering with state owned China State Shipbuilding Company and China Investment Corporation to launch a new cruise brand in the Chinese vacation region. Potential plans for the venture could include the purchase of both new and existing cruise ships to be home ported in China. Seasonality The company’s revenues from the sale of passenger tickets are seasonal. Historically, demand for cruises has been greatest during its third quarter (year ended November 30, 2015), which includes the N
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