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[30 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 27, 2012) — Responding to the growing interest for cruising in Japan, Carnival Corporation & plc is introducing the largest deployment ever by a global cruise line in the Japanese market when it brings Sun Princess to Japan for a spring to summer season of cruising in April 2013. One of the world’s leading cruise line brands, Princess Cruises, is launching an 87-day program featuring a total of nine cruises on seven different itineraries operating April through …
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[29 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 10, 2012) — Princess Cruises’ blog, “Inspired to Cruise: A Year of Reasons to Get Away From the Everyday” has chronicled its next five reasons to cruise, offering readers a new collection of distinct passenger stories about what can inspire travelers to vacation at sea.With touching tales of a Vietnam veteran returning to Southeast Asia thanks to a gift from his late mother, a trip to educate the world’s youth about geography, a chance to discover family stories, wa…
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[28 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

Carnival Victory scored 100 during its recent United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place in Port Canaveral, Fla. This marks the second consecutive time the ship has achieved a perfect U.S.P.H inspection score.
To earn a 100 score, cruise ships must receive perfect marks on all 44 items that comprise the U.S.P.H.’s comprehensive Vessel Sanitation Program checklist. The unannounced inspections, which are conducted twice a year and required for any cruise ship with an international itinerary calling at a U.S. port, evaluate vessels in a wide variety of areas, …

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[27 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 17, 2012) — Passengers aboard Ruby Princess have voted, and have picked comedian Carlos Oscar as the first-ever Princess Cruises Entertainer of the Year. Five finalists performed aboard last week’s sailing and passengers cast their ballots onboard. In addition to performing aboard Princess ships, Oscar has appeared on “The Tonight Show,” HBO, Showtime and Comedy Central. According to Bill Cosby, “Carlos is a comedy treasure…the only four letter words you’ll hear f…
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[26 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 25, 2012) — Princess Cruises today raised the curtain on Princess Live!, a new type of cruise ship entertainment venue that passengers will enjoy aboard the new Royal Princess. Taking the audience behind the scenes to share the excitement of a working television studio, the high-tech Princess Live! will showcase live television broadcasts, intimate performances from musicians, and special events such as cooking shows, plus will feature an adjacent cafe. Located on R…
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[24 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 3, 2012) — Princess Cruises announced today that for the first time it will base a ship in San Francisco year round, beginning in May 2013. The extensively renovated Grand Princess will first offer a series of Alaska cruises during the summer months from the “City by the Bay,” followed by a schedule of Hawaiian Islands, Mexico and the California Coast sailings during the fall 2013 to spring 2014 season. Last year the 2,600-passenger Grand Princess underwent the larges…
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[24 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

Fresh from A&K’s Instagram takeover, #instantarctica, these images captured by photographer Rick Sammon tell the tale of his recent Antarctic adventure. Take a look as this A&K on-board photo enrichment coach shares a few of his captivating images and some of the secrets behind the magic. Whether you pack a digital SLR or a smartphone camera, you’ll experience expert photo coaching from Rick himself when you join A&K’s December 19 departure of Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands. This special family departure features A&K Young Explorers Guides, exhilarating shore …

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[23 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 3, 2012) — Princess Cruises today opened its 2013-2014 Americas and Exotics cruises for booking, offering a variety of vacation options from close-to-home cruises to far-flung worldwide adventures. The season includes a new series of shorter cruises in the Caribbean and along the West Coast, the line’s first year-round ship based in San Francisco, and the Caribbean debut of the new Royal Princess . Passengers can now book cruises to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, West C…
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[21 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 7, 2012) — Princess Cruises Senior Vice President of Commercial Affairs Tony Kaufman has assumed responsibility for the line’s worldwide shore operations function. The change brings this area together with Kaufman’s other fleet operations responsibilities.The line’s shore operations department includes shore excursion operations, port operations and passenger logistics in the more than 300 ports where Princess ships sail. The department previously was part of the comp…
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[20 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 22, 2012) — Princess Cruises today released the latest in its series of videos previewing the new Royal Princess. In this most recent installment, the interior designers creating the look and feel of the new ship offer a preview of what passengers can expect when the vessel debuts in June 2013. Featuring Vice President of Interior Design Teresa Anderson and Coordinating Architect Giacomo Mortola, the video takes viewers through the ideas behind the new ship design, fr…
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