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.
Princess Cruises has announced that three more ships in its fleet – Royal Princess, Crown Princess and Sky Princess – are to be fully Princess Medallion-activated; meaning a total of five ships in the fleet will now feature the award-winning technology.
The Medallion will be available on the 3,080-guest Crown Princess in July 2019, sailing from Southampton around the British Isles. The 3,560-passenger Royal Princess will also benefit from the technology from April as she departs for her first ever cruise season in Alaska.
Princess Cruises has announced the name of its fifth Royal-Class ship. The new ship will be named Enchanted Princess and is expected to enter service in June 2020.
The 143,700 gross tonne Enchanted Princess and will be a sister vessel to Royal Princess, Regal Princess, Majestic Princess and Sky Princess, which joined the fleet in October 2019.