Carnival Plc operates as a global cruise and vacation company. It offers holiday and vacation products to a customer base that is broadly varied in terms of cultures, languages and leisure-time preferences. The company operates through the following segments: North America, Europe, Australia & Asia, Cruise Support and Tour. The North America segment includes Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess and Seabourn. The Europe, Australia and Asia segment includes AIDA, Costa, Cunard, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK). The Cruise Support Segment represents certain of its port and related facilities and other services that are provided for the benefit of its cruise brands. The Tour segment represents the hotel and transportation operations of Holland America Princess Alaska Tours and ships that it bareboat charters to unaffiliated entities. Carnival was founded on July 19, 2000 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.