Arison family

The Arison family is an Israeli-American business family. Moshe and Sarah Arisohn immigrated to Turkish-ruled,Israel from Romania in 1882, and were among the founders of the town of Zikhron Ya'akov.[1] Their eldest son, Meir, is the father of Ted Arison.

Notable members

A history of Arison's involvement in the cruise industry and the Carnival Cruise company can be found in Kristoffer Garin's book Devils on the Deep Blue Sea (Plume; 1 edition (Jun 27 2006). The global cruising industry is dominated by two companies, Carnival and Royal Caribbean. The latter also happens to be associated with an Israeli family – the Ofer brothers, who own a significant stake in Royal Caribbean.

Business holdings and organizations


  1. Neri Livneh (2003-01-29). "The Arison family: From riches to riches". Haaretz Daily Newspaper. Retrieved 2008-04-13.
  3. Forbes list 2011

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