Duchess Kate Christens the Royal Princess in Southampton

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge Kate christened Princess Cruises’ new Royal Princess today in Southampton when she released a bottle of champagne that smashed against the ship’s hull. Standing on the naming platform with the ship’s Captain Tony Draper, The Duchess pronounced, “I name this ship Royal Princess. May God bless her and […]

New Princess Cruise Ship Has Feast For a King

By: Sarah Phillips Don’t let the name fool you. Just because Royal Princess boasts a royal moniker, glamorous godmother and dining fit for a king doesn’t mean you won’t find tasty pizza and ice cream on board. Princess made sure its newest ship gives passengers plenty of dining options to fit every mood, sailing and […]

Upcoming Royal Princess Reveals Cool Outdoor Features

Princess Cruises revealed more about their upcoming 3,600-guest Royal Princess this week, adding a water and light show, along with more top-deck features. The water and light show will illuminate the night on the top deck of Royal Princess. The island area between the two pools will have synchronized lights and 85-water jets, shooting 33 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Princess Cruises announces winners of “1,000 Memories at Sea” photo contest

After sorting through the more than 57,000 cruise vacation photos that were submitted to the Princess Cruises “1,000 Memories at Sea” photo contest, judges have chosen an image of the soaring columns of Ephesus submitted by Christine Svircev of Illinois as the grand prize winner. The winning photo depicts the grandeur of the ruins of […]

Princess Cruises debuts design concepts on upcoming Royal Princess

Princess Cruises released a video today that shows some design concepts that went into their upcoming Royal Princess. The video (below) gives a look at what guests can experience when Royal Princess debuts June 2013. The video features Vice President of Interior Design Teresa Anderson and Coordinating Architect Giacomo Mortola, the video takes viewers through […]

Princess Cruises details 2013-2014 Exotics and Americas Sailings

Princess Cruises detailed their 2010-14 exotic and America sailings last week. Sailings: Asia & Africa – Two ships will sail to the wonders of Asia and Africa with 17 itineraries that can take passengers to more than 60 destinations. Diamond Princess passengers can explore the best of Asia on a 17-day Grand Asia voyage between […]