Posts Tagged ‘Princess Cruises’

Princess Cruises Announces Thirst-Quenching Sip & Sail Cruise Promotion

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Princess Cruises announced today (June 20) a thirst-quenching deal with the Sip & Sail cruise promotion offering free all-inclusive beverages, plus an early booking bonus offer of free specialty dining for mini-suite and suite bookings made before July 5, 2017. (more…)

Yao Ming and Ye Li to Serve as Inaugural Cruise Ambassadors for Princess Cruises in China

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Princess Cruises announced that Yao Ming and his wife, Ye Li, will serve as Inaugural Cruise Ambassadors for Princess Cruises in China and officially name the new Majestic Princess during a ceremony and gala celebration. (more…)

Caribbean Princess Transatlantic Cruise Itinerary Altered Due to Technical Issue

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Caribbean Princess The September 22 transatlantic sailing of Caribbean Princess has been changed to account for technical issues that are causing the ship to sail at reduced speeds just three months after leaving dry dock. (

Pacific Princess Emerges from Drydock with Modern Touches Amidst Traditional Charm

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

The Pacific  Princess (Photo courtesy Princess Cruises)After a two-week, multi-million-dollar renovation, Pacific Princess debuted today (09 Jun, 2017) in Ft. Lauderdale with new modern colors, patterns and textures, while still keeping the small ship essence and traditional architecture revered by Princess Cruises guests. (more…)

Cruise lines roll out Mexico sailings for fall 2017 and beyond

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Who’s sailing to Mexico in fall 2017 and 2018? Three cruise lines recently rolled out their plans to sail to Baja as well as resort towns on the Mexican Riviera. (

Princess Cruises Debuts 2018-2019 Exotics Sailings

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Princess Cruises has debuted its 2018-2019 Exotics program which will take guests to culturally rich and iconic cruise destinations around the globe. With more than 50 departures, ranging in length from three to 111 days, these worldwide cruise itineraries go on sale today (25 May).

Majestic Princess Begins Epic Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessPrincess Cruises and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (Friendship Association) officially began Majestic Princess’ journey from Rome to China which will feature a cultural exchange program themed “Telling the Chinese Story along the Silk Road Sea Route.” (more…)

Carnival Corporation’s New Digital Companion Makes Cruising More Engaging

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Carnival Corporation & plc today unveiled the Ocean Tagalong™, a customizable digital companion that will interact with guests on Ocean Medallion vacations as well as represent them in interactive games. (more…)

Princess Cruises Announces 2018-2019 Americas Season

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Princess Cruises has announced its 2018-2019 Americas cruise itineraries including sailings to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii, the California Coast, and Alaska. (more…)

Princess Offers Exceptional Cruise Savings During Great Getaways Sale

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Princess Cruises is offering guests buy one, get one 50% off on voyages of five days or fewer sailing Fall 2017 through Spring 2018 during the Great Getaways Sale. (more…)

Princess Cruises Offers Cruise Fares from $749 During Red, White & Blue Sale

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Princess Cruises’ Red, White & Blue Sale features cruise deal savings on six- to 60-day cruise vacations departing from North America and beyond to destinations worldwide including the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Canada & New England, Hawaii, and Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific, Southeast Asia, South America and World Cruises. (more…)

Princess Cruises’ Travelling Film Festival Trilogy

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

The Sun PrincessPrincess Cruises has announced it will bring award-winning film to the seas again this year, as it celebrates the third Travelling Film Festival at Sea on Sun Princess in November. (more…)

Golden Princess Marks 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

A poignant remembrance service was held onboard Golden Princess yesterday (May 7th) as the ship sailed off far northern Queensland, 75 years to the day since the closing stages of the pivotal Battle of the Coral Sea, regarded as the turning point of the war in the Pacific.

Princess Cruises Adds More Sailings To Experience Majestic Princess. New 14-Day Grand Asia Voyages Now on Sale

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessPrincess Cruises announced the addition of two 14-day Grand Asia voyages sailing between Shanghai and Singapore on the fleet’s newest ship, Majestic Princess. (more…)

Princess Cruises Introduces Stanley the Bear

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Bear sightings for Princess Cruises guests in Alaska are one of the most highly anticipated experiences during a cruise to the “Great Land.” For the upcoming summer 2017 Alaska cruise season, beginning May 15, all Princess guests will meet a new bear mascot on board named Stanley. (more…)

Newest Princess Cruises Stage Shows Receive Rave Reviews Amongst Guests

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Two new Broadway-style stage shows offered to Princess Cruises guests are receiving rave reviews – “Born to Dance,” the latest show to debut in the cruise line’s Stephen Schwartz partnership and “Encore,” based on the highly popular opera performance “Bravo”. (more…)

Princess Cruises Announces Australia Deployment for 2018-2019. Majestic Princess Joins the Region for its Inaugural Season

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessPrincess Cruises has announced it will homeport four ships to ports in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the 2018-2019 season. Princess Cruises will introduce the 3,560-guest Majestic Princess to the market for its Inaugural Season, calling Australia home from September 2018 to March 2019. (more…)

Princess Cruises Fined $40 Million for Water Pollution

Friday, April 21st, 2017

A federal judge in Miami fined Princess Cruise Lines $40 million Wednesday for illegally dumping oil waste into the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, and for falsifying records. (

Princess Cruises Announces Majestic Princess to Sail from Sydney over 2018-19 Summer

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessIn a major development for the local cruise industry, Princess Cruises has announced that its latest ship, the spectacular Majestic Princess, will be based in Sydney over the 2018-19 summer season. (more…)

Diamond Princess Leaves Drydock with New Livery

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Diamond Princess has emerged from drydock in Singapore with a brand new livery design on the ship’s hull. (

Princess Cruises Elevates Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria with Newly Designed Menu, Decor and Handmade Pasta Dishes from Award-winning Italian Chef Angelo Auriana

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Celebrating the cruise line’s Italian heritage, specialty restaurant Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria has been delighting millions of Princess Cruises guests with traditional and innovative cuisine since it first debuted aboard Grand Princess in 1998. (more…)

Phillip Schofield Revealed as Princess Cruises’ First U.K. Brand Ambassador

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Royal Princess in Southampton - Photo courtesy of Princess CruisesPhillip Schofield — co-host of ITV’s “The Morning,” alongside Holly Willoughby — has been revealed as Princess Cruises’ first U.K. brand ambassador. (

Princess Cruises Reveals 2017 Encounters with Discovery at Sea Program

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Princess Cruises has announced the newest additions to the Encounters with Discovery at Sea speaker series program. Princess Cruises will welcome a variety of celebrities and notables to share their experiences on board with guests on select sailings this year. (more…)

Princess Cruises’ Caribbean Princess to Debut Seven New Dining Option

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

When Caribbean Princess debuts from a two-week, multi-million-dollar renovation on April 6, Princess Cruises will have completed its largest food and beverage innovation to ever take place during a drydock and guests will delight in seven new onboard dining destinations.

Norovirus on the Coral Princess

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

The Coral Princess arrived in Fort Lauderdale this weekend with 157 of 2,016 cruise passengers aboard the Princess Cruises’ ship stricken with nausea/vomiting and diarrhea which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suspect are symptoms related to norovirus. (

Princess Cruises Announces Multi-Million Dollar Caribbean Princess Renovation

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Caribbean Princess in Ft. Lauderdale Caribbean Princess will undergo an extensive two-week drydock in Freeport, Bahamas, March 26-April 6. (more…)

Comedian Robbie Printz Chosen Princess Cruises’ 2016 Entertainer of the Year

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Guests aboard Ruby Princess selected comedian Robbie Printz, as Princess Cruises’ “2016 Entertainer of the Year.” Four finalists were selected from the hundreds of talented performers—comedians, magicians, vocalists, tribute bands and novelty performers—which entertain guests on Princess Cruises’ stages each year. (more…)

Princess Cruises Come Back New Sale Offers Ultimate Relaxation

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Princess Cruises today announced the Come Back New Sale, offering guests free gratuities and the opportunity to experience the line’s award-winning onboard experiences and service. (more…)

Australian Travel Agents turn to Princess’ Isaac for quick and easy online advice

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Princess Cruises has revealed that agents are increasingly turning to Isaac for advice with the cruise line’s online chat service fielding more than 84,000 queries since its launch in Australia in late 2015. (

Princess Cruises “Summer on Sale” Offers Cruise Deals on Summer Vacations

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Princess Cruises makes it easy to plan a summer cruise or cruisetour vacation with a sale on the line’s most popular destinations, including Alaska, Europe and Japan. During Summer on Sale, guests who book can save up to 40 percent per person on launch fares, plus third and fourth guests in a stateroom can book with fares as low as $299, and all guests book with a low deposit of $100 per person. (more…)

Princess Cruises Reveals Crown Princess’ 2017 Guest Speaker Line Up

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Princess Cruises has revealed a star-studded line-up of guest speakers for Crown Princess’ 2017 season out of Southampton. (

Cruise-ship cleaning standards in lawyers’ sights

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

The cleaning of cruise ships between trips looks set to be in focus as lawyers eye Carnival Australia for a lawsuit over recent gastro-ridden cruises. The Courier Mail reported that Shine Lawyers had been contacted by passengers keen for compensation for disappointment and personal injury after they were hit by norovirus during cruises on the Sun Princess. (