Princess Cruises, the most iconic cruise line in the world, today revealed the name of its second, sensational Sphere Class cruise ship – Star Princess, which will sail an inaugural season of Mediterranean voyages when she debuts in August 2025.
Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, Star Princess joins Sun Princess as the largest ships ever built for Princess at 175,500 tons and carrying 4,300 guests. The new ship is built on a platform that is distinctly different and unique to Princess, designed to simultaneously embrace the Princess heritage while celebrating the romance of the sea by offering more dynamic, outward views.
Princess Cruises has revealed a stunning new and bespoke ship platform that is the brand’s largest ship ever that will accommodate over 4,000 guests.
The new Sun Princess boasts stunning views, expansive venues, innovative entertainment venues, multi-story dining rooms and next level stateroom accommodations while remaining true to the smooth clean lines and design aesthetics inspired by the Seawitch icon and popularized in the original “Love Boat” TV series and returning the venerable “Sun Princess” name back into operation.
The newest cruise ship in the Princess Cruises fleet – Discovery Princess – was delivered today during an official handover at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Discovery Princess expands the Princess Cruises fleet to 15 MedallionClass vessels and features an evolution of the design platform used for the cruise line's previous Royal-Class ships. The Discovery Princess handover was attended by John Padgett, President of Princess Cruises, Captain Gennaro Arma, and Luigi Matarazzo, General Manager Merchant Ships Division of Fincantieri.
Princess Cruises latest new build cruise ship, Sky Princess, has successfully completed a series of sea trails ahead of its delivery in October 2019.
The 143,700 gross tonne cruise ship left the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy and spent six days at sea carrying out the trials.
Princess Cruises is to attempt to set a world record next year on board one of its Royal-class cruise ships, Regel Princess.
The cruise line will be attempting to set the world record for the most marriage vow renewals at sea.
The fifth Royal-class ship built for Princess Cruises, Enchanted Princess has been floated out of the dry dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
The 145,000 gross tonne ship is scheduled to be delivery to the cruise line in 2020.
Princess Cruises have announced that its two new ships, Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess will feature the only jazz theatres at sea, Take 5.
The new venues will debut on Sky Princess which launches in October 2019 and Enchanted Princess launching in June 2020. Take 5 will offer curated experiences honouring the roots of jazz, the birth of BeBop, contemporary jazz and iconic female artists, while highlighting how destinations helped shaped this musical genre.
Princess Cruises has announced that’s its next two new cruise ships, Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess, will feature a what it’s called the ‘Ultimate Escape Room’.
The venue, to be called Phantom Bridge will combine digital and physical elements, creating the ultimate immersive escape room at sea.
On 14 February 2019, Princess Cruises and the shipyard Fincantieri celebrated three construction milestones for the cruise lines next three Royal-Class cruise ships, each at a different stage in their construction.
The ceremony was held at the Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. Present at the event was Jan Swartz, President, Princess Cruises & Carnival Australia Group President and Luigi Matarazzo, Senior Executive Vice President of the Merchant Ships Business Unit, Fincantieri.
Princess Cruises has announced that the 3,112-passenger Caribbean Princess will be the first cruise ship in the fleet to feature a brand new family-friendly splash zone.
The Reef Family Splash Zone will be added to the ship during its dry dock, scheduled to begin in May 2019. When the ship emerges, it will be the first in the Princess Cruises fleet to feature the new family-friendly venue.