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Carnival's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Carnival (CCL)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

March 09, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Howard S. Frank - Vice Chairman, Chief Operating Officer and Member of Executive Committee

Micky M. Arison - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of Executive Committee, Chairman of Carnival Plc. and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Plc.

David Bernstein - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Beth Roberts - Vice President of Investor Relations

Analysts

Felicia R. Hendrix - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Robin M. Farley - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Steven E. Kent - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Harry Curtis - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Gregory R. Badishkanian - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Timothy A. Conder - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Steven M. Wieczynski - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

Assia Georgieva

Jaime M. Katz - Morningstar Inc., Research Division

Jamie Rollo - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Edward Stanford - Oriel Securities Ltd., Research Division

Ian Rennardson - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

David Liebowitz - Horizon Kinetics LLC

Unknown Analyst

Presentation

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the First Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded Friday, March 9, 2012. I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Howard Frank, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. Please go ahead.

Howard S. Frank

Good morning, everyone. This is Howard Frank. With me this morning is Micky Arison, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; David Bernstein, our Senior Vice President of Finance and our Chief Financial Officer; and Beth Roberts, our Senior -- our Vice President and -- what are you -- what do you do again? Investor Relations Officer.

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