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.
Like Sky Princess, the fifth Royal-Class ship Enchanted Princess will also be constructed at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. Princess Cruises also have a sixth Royal-Class ship planned which is expected to debut in 2021.
These Royal-Class ships will also be joined by two new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered cruise ships which will be delivered in late 2023 and spring 2025.
Bookings for cruises during the maiden season of Enchanted Princess will be available to book from 08 November 2018.
Jan Swartz, President, Princess Cruises, said: “The name Enchanted Princess is captivating and conveys the elegance and grace of our new ship which will introduce more travellers to the pleasures and value of cruising. We are certain Enchanted Princess will exceed the expectations of our guests, ensuring they have the most memorable cruise.”
Princess Cruises currently operate a fleet of 17 cruise ships which offer cruises to 380 destinations across all seven continents of the world.