Star Princess Cruise Ship Debuts New Features

Following a two-week multi-million-dollar renovation, the Star Princess returned to regular service with some of Princess Cruises latest product innovations and enhancements to various onboard areas. Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president said: The new Star Princess enhancements include: Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria – this signature specialty restaurant now offers updated décor and a new menu developed in collaboration with Chef Angelo Auriana, Executive Chef and partner at the authentic Italian restaurants, The Factory Kitchen and Officine BRERA, in Los Angeles.  Inspired by fresh Northern Italian flavors the menu features handmade pasta…

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Next Princess Cruises Ship to Be Named Sky Princess

Sky Princess

Princess Cruises announced that the name for their next Royal-Class cruise ship will be Sky Princess. Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Montfalcone, Italy, Sky Princess will join sister ships Royal Princess, Regal Princess and Majestic Princess. The 143,700 ton, 3,660-passenger vessel, due to arrive in October 2019, will feature an evolution of the successful design platform used for previous Royal-class ships. Sky Princess will include signature elements that have become synonymous with the brand’s best-in-class guest experience, and bring together the best features found on her Royal-class…

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Major Upgrades for Princess Cruises Port Everglades Terminal

Port Everglades Terminal Upgrades

Carnival Corporation announced the completion of an extensive multi-million-dollar upgrade of Cruise Terminal 2 at Port Everglades. Princess Cruises is the only cruise line to use Terminal 2 and the upgrades were part of the roll-out of Princess’s new Ocean Medallion program, featuring a more streamlined departure design, interactive experiences, movie theater and more comfortable pre-boarding areas transforming guests’ experience as they prepare to depart for their cruise vacation. John Padgett, chief experience and innovation officer for Carnival Corporation said: A Carnival Corporation proprietary xIoT (Experiential Internet of Things) network, which…

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Princess Cruises to Host Third Annual Culinary Cruise

Princess Culinary Cruise

Princess Cruises announced the third annual Culinary Cruise series to take place onboard the Regal Princess February 11 – 18, 2018. The seven-night cruise sailing to the Western Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale, Florida will feature famed Miami-based chefs Brad Kilgore and Scott Linquist. Guests on this cruise will be able to participate in a series of daily activities and adventures including cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings & Q&A sessions with the acclaimed chefs. There will also be special menus featured throughout the ship’s restaurants and bars. Guests will also be able…

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Princess Cruises Introduces New Beverage Package

Princess Cruises is introducing a new beverage package that places it more in line with other cruise lines, offering more drink options but with a higher price and daily restrictions. The Premier Beverage Package is offered at $59.99 USD per day plus a 15% service charge (totaling $68.99 per day) for all itineraries except Australia. For all Australia-based vessels, the package is $86.99 AUD per day including the service charge. The full amount due for the complete voyage will be charged at the time of purchase. The Princess Premier Beverage…

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