Princess Announces 2011 Alaska Cruise and Cruisetour Program

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 29, 2010) — Princess Cruises’ 2011 Alaska program offers travelers a full range of cruise and cruisetour options whether they want to explore Denali in depth, plan independently, enjoy the attention of an expert guide, or venture off the beaten path. The season opens for sale May 13 with… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Announces Australian Expansion

Princess Cruises has announced that its superliner Sea Princess will be based in Australia over the 2011-12 cruise season, taking the size of the locally based Princess fleet to an unprecedented four ships.
Sailing from Sydney between October 2011 and March 2012, the 77,000-ton Sea Princess will offer cruises to New Zealand, Japan and Tasmania.
She will… [Continue Reading]

Princess Revives Nostalgic Cruising Tradition with New Bon Voyage Experience

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 11, 2010) — Reviving a signature tradition from the early days of cruising, Princess Cruises is debuting an innovative, new program giving passengers the opportunity to invite their friends and family aboard their ship on embarkation day to wish them “bon voyage” and get a taste of the onboard experience.
Called the… [Continue Reading]

Behind the Scenes Look at the Sea Princess Dry Dock Make-Over

Who doesn’t love watching a good make-over take place? The Sea Princess is currently undergoing such a transformation and Princess is documenting it all for their fans with a special blog on their website. The Sea Princess dry dock make-over includes new carpet, upholstery, teak pool decks, tile flooring in several… [Continue Reading]

Princess Ships Start Plugging into Shore Power at Port of Vancouver

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 31, 2009) — Today Island Princess helped inaugurate the Port of Vancouver’s new shore power facility by turning off its engines and instead “plugging in” to clean hydroelectric power from shore.
The new shore power technology at the Canada Place cruise ship terminal enables Princess Cruises’ ships, and other equipped vessels, to… [Continue Reading]