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[13 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 10, 2011) — The most significant transformation ever of a Princess Cruises ship will occur this spring aboard Grand Princess. During a 24-day makeover the ship, which was the prototype for the line’s “Grand Class” vessels, will undergo a remarkable renovation to receive many of Princess’ trademark features introduced since the ship’s 1998 debut including the signature Piazza atrium. Several new features will be also be added including a unique tea lounge and libr…
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[29 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 12, 2011) — Today Grand Princess begins the most significant transformation ever in Princess Cruises history, and viewers can follow along with a daily video journal chronicling the 24-day drydock. Hosted by Grand Princess Cruise Director Martyn Moss, the videos, as well as photos, are available at princess.com/granddrydock and on YouTube and Flickr. In the first installment, audiences get a first look at the beginning of the ship’s transformation as it sails to the…
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[28 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 6, 2011) — Following the most extensive drydock in Princess Cruises history, today the first passengers set sail aboard the completely transformed Grand Princess in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The ship’s remarkable 24-day drydock that transformed it from top to bottom also made the vessel a media star with daily video updates that attracted more than a half million views. The Grand Princess Drydock Journal captured the dramatic process with 26 video updates plus more tha…
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[21 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 9, 2012) — Sapphire Princess arrives today at the Victoria Shipyards drydock in British Columbia to begin a dramatic, four-week transformation. The drydock continues a multi-year fleet renovation process that has brought Princess Cruises’ signature features to most of its ships.When the ship re-enters service again on February 4, passengers will be able to enjoy a brand-new Piazza atrium with the International Cafe and Vines wine bar, plus the new Alfredo’s Pizzer…
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[8 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 9, 2013) – Sun Princess has begun an extensive $30 million transformation that will refurbish and enhance the Princess Cruises ship. During the two-week makeover, the vessel will receive a sparkling new atrium with Princess’ signature International Café, a new sushi and seafood venue, an updated Horizon Court buffet, and a refreshed Lotus Spa.Interested viewers can follow the drydock progress while the ship is at the Sembawang shipyard in Singapore with regular phot…
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