Carnival reports 8 percent rise in fourth-quarter revenue

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported a 8.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue on an uptick in ticket prices amid strong consumer demand.

The company's net income fell to $546 million, or $76 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Nov. 30, from $609 million, or $83 per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $4.26 billion from $3.94 billion, marking the eighth straight quarter of revenue increases.

(Reporting by Uday Sampath and Karina Dsouza in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernard Orr)