Posts Tagged ‘Princess Cruises’

Princess Cruises Ships Present Unique Viewing For Great American Eclipse on August 21

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass over the continental United States on August 21, and Princess Cruises guests sailing on six cruise ships in Alaska will be invited to special viewing parties as part of the cruise line’s exclusive Stargazing with Discovery at Sea program. (more…)

Princess Cruises Eighth Annual Relaxation Report Reveals Half of Americans Don’t Get the Sleep They Need

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Leading up to National Relaxation Day on August 15, Princess Cruises has released the results of its eighth annual Relaxation Report, which has revealed that when it comes to relaxation and sleep, many Americans are in need of a wakeup call.

Majestic Princess Set to Sail from Taiwan in 2018 Deployment Change

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessThe new Majestic Princess is poised to move into the Taiwanese market from April to July 2018, after which the 2017-built ship will head to Australia for winter 2018-2019. (

Humpback whale found dead on cruise ship’s bow in Ketchikan

Friday, August 11th, 2017

A dead humpback whale was found on the bow of a ship arriving in Ketchikan Wednesday morning, according to federal authorities. (

Almost 100 people afflicted with norovirus on cruise ship

Friday, August 11th, 2017

The Sun PrincessAlmost 100 passengers aboard a Sun Princess cruise ship suffered the symptoms of norovirus during a 10-day cruise of the South Pacific, according to news reports. (

Preparing for pirates on the Sea Princess

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

When 1900 passengers set sail from Sydney on a world cruise, they had no idea for 10 of their 104 days at sea, there would be a dusk-til-dawn ban on any fun on deck. (

Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line to Offer Same-Sex Marriages at Sea

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Following a recent Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriages in Bermuda, three Carnival Corp. cruise lines — Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line — have revealed they are now taking bookings for same-sex marriages at sea. (

Princess Cruises Works with Local Authorities After Death Onboard Emerald Princess

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The Emerald PrincessPrincess Cruises is working with local authorities after a domestic dispute that took place July 25 on Emerald Princess resulted in the death of 39-year-old female passenger. (

Boy On Cruise Ship Jumps From Deck Above Into Pool

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

A new video was posted yesterday of a boy jumping from one deck above into the cruise ship swimming pool below. (

Princess Cruises Offers Up to 30% off on Sun Drenched Cruise Vacations

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Princess Cruises Sun Drenched Deals sale offers special savings to sunny cruise destinations sailing Fall 2017 through Spring 2018. (more…)

Yao Ming and Wife Name Majestic Princess in Shanghai

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Princess Cruises today announced that Majestic Princess has arrived in Shanghai to begin her first China season. Yao Ming and Ye Li served as Naming Ambassadors and officially named Majestic Princess during an inaugural ceremony. (

Princess Cruises Overhauls Additional Train Cars With SmartTray® Tables

Monday, July 10th, 2017

SmartTray® Rail & Bus, LLC announced Princess Cruises Rail in Anchorage, Alaska, the first rail line in North America to deploy SmartTray® PED friendly tray tables on half of its train cars last year, made the decision last month to overhaul additional rail cars with SmartTray tables for 2018 Alaska season.

Princess Cruises Offers Families Savings for Caribbean Sailings

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Princess Cruises® today (July 6, 2017) announced a special offer for third and fourth guests to make it easy to bring family and friends onboard. For all Ocean Medallion™ Caribbean cruises on Regal Princess® and Royal Princess®, sailing November 2017 – April 2018, Princess is offering a special $99 price for third and fourth passengers.1 (more…)

Princess Cruises’ Majestic Princess Arrives in China

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessMajestic Princess, the newest flagship in the Princess Cruises fleet, arrived in Xiamen, China, after a 37-day journey along the Silk Road Sea Route. (more…)

Cruise ship engineer wins $45k payout

Friday, June 30th, 2017

A cruise ship engineer has been awarded nearly $45,000 after being sacked for sharing emails which expressed concern about practices on the vessel, which had previously experienced an on-board explosion. (

Princess Cruises Expands Ocean Medallion™ Vacations to Three More Ships

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Princess Cruises announced today that Golden Princess, Crown Princess and Ruby Princess will be the next three ships to feature the Ocean Medallion™.

Princess Cruises Takes Out Two Awards in Australia

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Award-winning cruise line Princess Cruises has today (June 26th) been named Australia’s Best Cruise Line Overall and Best Premium Cruise Line in Cruise Passenger’s 21st Birthday Awards. (more…)

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…)