Evidence Proves Princess Cruises Did Not Fail to Rescue Adrift Fishermen

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Princess Cruises just released this press release about an event that happened earlier this summer where they were accused of sailing by a stranded fishing vessel. I’m posting the press release here because I don’t know enough facts on the story. Princess Cruises has released recently discovered video footage of a rescue at sea of […]

Guests aboard Star Princess Receive Special Presentation

Guests aboard Princess Cruises’ Star Princess were treated to a special presentation from the soldier who sent the telegraph announcing the end of World War II in Europe. In 1945, then 20 year-old Gregory Melikian was assigned the task from General Dwight Eisenhower declaring the end of the war in Europe. The message was sent […]

Princess Cruises Reveals Spa Details on Royal Princess + Video

Princess Cruises announced more details today on their upcoming 3,600-passengers Royal Princess. The new Lotus Spa aboard the upcoming ship will be located just off the atrium and offer guests prime relaxation. Lotus Spa will offer: The Enclave – The central feature of Princess’ largest-ever thermal suite is the dramatic hydro-therapy pool to help rejuvenate […]

Princess Cruises Launches Social Media Contest

Princess Cruises has launched its first-ever Pinterest contest, asking fans to show “How I Escape Completely” through relaxing images. Using the social “pinboard” site, entrants can create their own boards depicting exactly what “escape completely” means to them. The top five boards will win a Sanctuary Relaxation Kit, complete with a Lotus Spa plush robe, […]

Princess Cruises Details 2013 Europe Schedule

Princess Cruises has just published its Europe cruise brochure for 2013 to help passengers find their best adventure during the season, whether they’re headed to the scenic Baltic Sea, British Isles or the iconic ports of the Mediterranean. Highlighting the program is the launch of the new Royal Princess, which will debut with a schedule […]

Cruise Line Spa Company Shows Big Growth in 2012

Steiner Leisure’s revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012 increased 17.3% to $197.5 million from $168.4 million during the comparable quarter in 2011. Net income for the second quarter was $14.1 million compared with $13.2 million for the same quarter in 2011. Steiner Leisure owns and operates the spa facilities onboard 153 ships, […]

Senior Officers Announced for Royal Princess

When the new Royal Princess launches in June 2013, Captain Tony Draper will be at the helm of Princess Cruises’ newest vessel, leading a senior officer team with more than 100 years of seagoing experience among them. The senior four-stripe team will also include Relief Captain Dino Sagani, Chief Engineer Fabio Braccelli, Hotel General Manager […]

Princess Cruises reveals Sports and Fitness venues on Royal Princess

Princess Cruises revealed more on their upcoming 3,560-guest Royal Princess today, sports and fitness venues located on deck 17 and 18, aft. The fitness venue will include all the most modern exercise equipment along with an aerobics studio, with panoramic views of the ocean. Guests can take part in a Tour de France type course […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Officially Opens New Carnival Japan Office

A celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened the new Carnival Japan office in Tokyo today, marking the expansion of one of the largest vacation companies in the world into this growing cruise market. Operated by Carnival Corporation & plc, Carnival Japan was created to oversee the largest deployment ever by a global cruise line in the […]

Princess Cruises honored with environmental awards

Princess Cruises has been honored by the ports of San Francisco and Victoria, BC, Canada, with awards for the cruise line’s environmental efforts. The Port of San Francisco’s Cruise Ship Environmental Award was presented to Sea Princess and Sapphire Princess. The ships earned this distinction during the 2011 season for air emissions reduction, advanced wastewater […]