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[30 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 15, 2013) – Adding yet another special touch to the naming ceremony launching Royal Princess, British singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield will perform at the June 13 naming ceremony of the new ship in Southampton, Princess Cruises has announced.The globally acclaimed artist will make a special appearance at the celebration, where Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will officially name the ship.Ever since her Brit Award and Grammy-nominated multi-platinum sol…
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[30 Jul 2016 | One Comment | ]

 
Carnival Cruise Line announced today that Carnival Horizon will be the name of its new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to be delivered in March 2018.
Currently under construction at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Carnival Horizon will be the line’s second Vista-class ship, with the namesake vessel in the series, Carnival Vista, having entered service in May 2016.
Carnival Horizon will offer many of the hugely popular indoor and outdoor dining, bar, entertainment and activity options available on Carnival Vista including SkyRide, the IMAX Theatre, WaterWorks aqua park, Seuss at Sea program in …

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[29 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 17, 2013) – In a special ceremony coinciding with Armed Forces Day tomorrow, Princess Cruises was officially recognized as a commemorative partner of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. Major General James T. Jackson (U.S. Army, retired) presented a commemorative flag and certificate from the Secretary of Defense to Princess Cruises President and CEO Alan Buckelew, a Vietnam veteran himself, to mark the occasion.The cruise line is being recognized a…
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[29 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Cruise Line hosted its first-ever Summertime Beer-B-Que featuring mouth-watering barbecue from the new Guy’s Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse – a new seagoing eatery developed by Carnival and Food Network star Guy Fieri – and samples of craft beers from top breweries from across the country.
Fieri was on hand at 620 Loft and Garden in New York to serve up tasty samples of authentic favorites like Championship Pork Butt and Blue Ribbon Chicken, along with delicious sides including Mac Daddy Mac n’ Cheese and Scratch-Made Cole Slaw.  Refreshing draught …

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[27 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 28, 2013) – Just open for sale today, Princess Cruises’ 2014-15 Exotics program offers a world of options for globetrotting travelers. The line’s global itineraries will take passengers to the colorful ports of Asia & Africa, Australia & New Zealand, Tahiti & the South Pacific, and South America – plus even a special connoisseur itinerary in the Caribbean.The lineup also includes Princess’ first-ever World Cruise sailing roundtrip from North America and add…
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[26 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 29, 2013) – Representatives from the Veterans History Project will be sailing aboard Princess Cruises’ first veterans cruise in November to facilitate the recording of first-hand interviews with passengers who served during times of conflict. These stories will be added to the Project’s ongoing collection of wartime memories that are preserved and made accessible by the Library of Congress.Princess Cruises president and CEO Alan Buckelew kicked off the initiative yeste…
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[24 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SOUTHAMPTON, UK (June 7, 2013) – A musical salute provided a spectacular welcome for Royal Princess to Southampton today as the new cruise ship arrived to begin a week-long series of special inaugural events. British actor, director and writer Simon Callow orchestrated the Southampton University Brass Band to serenade the new Princess Cruises ship with a rendition of “God Save The Queen” as the vessel sailed into the harbor. Royal Princess will be officially named in Southampton on Thursday, Jun…
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[23 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (June 10, 2013) – When Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge christens Royal Princess on June 13, the nearly 2,000 invited guests in Southampton will not be the only ones to enjoy the festivities. Viewers around the world can also watch the celebrations as Princess Cruises will be streaming the ceremony live online at princess.com/royalprincessnaming so everyone can share in the spectacular event, which will formally welcome the new ship into the company’s fleet.The l…
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[22 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

 
Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s most popular cruise line, and Build-A-Bear Workshop have entered into an exclusive partnership that will bring the unique  retail-entertainment experience to the line’s fleet.
The first Build-A-Bear Workshop At Sea is being rolled out aboard Carnival Dream and is expected to be fleetwide aboard all 25 Carnival ships by summer 2017.
Building upon Carnival’s position as the family cruise leader hosting 700,000 kids a year, Build-A-Bear Workshop At Sea provides children of all ages an opportunity to make their own cuddly bear that can be customized with …

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[21 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SOUTHAMPTON, UK (June 13, 2013) – In a spectacular ceremony today in Southampton, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge named the new ship Royal Princess when she released a bottle of champagne that smashed against its 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 all who sail in her.” She then cut the rope that sent a giant Nebuchadnezzar-size bottle of Moët & Chandon champagne …
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