Carnival is the world's No. 1 cruise ship line. The group operates Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Windstar Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, Swan Hellenic, Ocean Village, AIDA, and P&O Cruises Australia. Net sales break down by activity as follows:
- sale of cruises (98.6%). Net sales break down by source of income as follows: sales of tickets (76.8%) and sales of on-board services (23.2%);
- other (1.4%): sales of voyages in Alaska and Canada.
As of November 2012, the group had a fleet of 100 ships with a total capacity of 202,784 berths.
Net sales break down geographically as follows: Europe (34.9%), North America (51.7%), Asia and Australia (9.8%) and other (3.6%).