Posts Tagged ‘Princess Cruises’

Princess Cruises Offers Special Savings on Caribbean and Panama Canal Cruises

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Princess Cruises will offer guests free gratuities and deposits for only $1 beginning Oct 20, 2017 for select voyages to the Caribbean and Panama Canal. (more…)

Full Rollout of Carnival Corp.’s “Ocean Medallion” Wearable Cruise Technology Delayed

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Carnival Corp. is slowing down the rollout of its Ocean Medallion technology program, opting for a phased-in approach rather than a full, shipwide implementation as originally planned. (

Princess Cruises Announces Third Annual Culinary Cruise Series with Two of Miami’s Most Acclaimed Chefs

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Brad Kilgore

Brad Kilgore

Princess Cruises has officially announced its third annual Culinary Cruise Series, featuring famed Miami-based chefs Brad Kilgore and Scott Linquist. (more…)

Princess Cruises Celebrates The New York Premiere Of “Born To Dance” With Stephen Schwartz And Daniel C. Levine

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Stephen Schwartz and Daniel C. Levine, pictured center, along with the “Born To Dance” creative team and cast following the New York Premiere on board Regal Princess”

Princess Cruises celebrated the New York premiere of “Born to Dance”, the latest offering from its first-of-its-kind partnership with Stephen Schwartz, Oscar®, Grammy® and Tony Award®-winning composer of “Wicked,” “Godspell,” and “Pippin.” (more…)

Fremantle to keep Carnival Australia cruise ships after WA port access stoush

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Leading cruise company Carnival Australia has announced Fremantle will be used as a home port for Princess Cruises after an earlier threat to pull out. (

Princess Cruises brings US sleep expert to Australia

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

New research released today by Princess Cruises shows that Australians are using their annual leave to catch-up on sleep, with a third (30%) of all people taking time off work to chip away at sleep debt, sleep sacrificed during the work week. (

Princess Enhances New Zealand Program Across the Ditch

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Princess Cruises announced phase two of its so-called Across the Ditch Program. As the leader in trans-Tasman cruises, additions to the program have been designed to further immerse guests in New Zealand culture and cuisine, the company said, in a statement. (

Princess Cruises Wilderness Treehouse Unveiled in Finale Episode

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Princess Cruises new one-of-a-kind wilderness treehouse at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge was revealed on the season finale of Animal Planet’s hit show “Treehouse Masters,” bringing an opportunity to view Denali, North America’s highest peak, from a unique perspective as the latest guest experience enhancement created from its partnership with Discovery Communications. (more…)

Sapphire and Diamond Princess to Homeport at Marina Bay for 2018-2019

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The Diamond Princess
Princess Cruises has announced that it will homeport in Singapore for a fifth consecutive season (2018-2019) with the deployment of the Sapphire Princess and Diamond Princess. This will be the first time that Princess Cruises will have two ships homeporting at Marina Bay Cruise Center to meet increasing demand for both short and long-haul cruises from Singapore. (

Golden Princess to Transfer to P&O Australia, Splendor Staying with Carnival

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The Golden Princess. (Photo Francisco Camino)Carnival Corporation announced that the Golden Princess will transfer from Princess Cruises, joining P&O Cruises Australia in 2020. The 2,600-passenger ship will also introduce the Ocean Medallion technology to the Australian market. Meanwhile, the Carnival Splendor, which was set to transfer to P&O Australia in late 2019, will stay with the Carnival Cruise Line brand. (

Princess Cruises Donates $25,000 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Princess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) in the amount of $25,000. (more…)

Countdown on for Majestic Princess’ Australian Arrival – One year to go until Mega-Liner Sails into Sydney

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessToday marks one year until Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the Princess fleet, arrives in Australia. Carrying 3,560 guests, the 143,000-tonne mega-liner will be the largest Princess ship ever to sail in Australian waters. (more…)

Work Starts at Fincantieri Monfalcone On The New Princess Ship

Friday, September 8th, 2017

The Majestic PrincessThe steel cutting of the new ship for Princess Cruises, brand of Carnival Corporation, took place today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone. (more…)

Princess Cruises “3 for Free” Sale Offers the Best at Sea

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Princess Cruises is offering a special deal during the “3 for Free” cruise sale for guests booking select six to 60-day cruises and cruisetours sailing from Summer 2018 to Spring 2019. (more…)

Sea Princess Reimagined for Brisbane’s Summer Cruise Season

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Exciting new Sea Princess enhancements & revitalisation

With enhancements scheduled for October in Singapore, among the most anticipated additions, every cabin will be fitted with a Princess Luxury Bed. (more…)

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…)