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[2 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 16, 2012) – Princess Cruises’ newest ship, Royal Princess, reached a significant construction milestone today when the vessel was “floated out” at its building dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. A traditional ceremony marked the occasion, which was highlighted by a participant with a unique tie to the ship and the unveiling of a special ship’s bell.Princess President and CEO Alan Buckelew and Royal Princess Captain Tony Draper attended the event, as did long…
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[12 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 26, 2013) – Regal Princess reached a significant construction milestone today when the Princess Cruises vessel was “floated out” at its building dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. A traditional ceremony marked the occasion as the ship met the ocean for the first time.Following the Italian shipyard’s custom, the float out of a ship begins when a “madrina,” or godmother, cuts the cord that begins the flow of water into the ship’s building dock. Carolyn Spencer …
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[8 May 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 1, 2015) – The first day of the new year marked Princess Cruises’ first-ever debut in the iconic 126th Rose Parade, kicking off the cruise line’s 50th anniversary celebration. The float, themed “50 Years of Inspiring Travel” was awarded the prestigious Craftsman Trophy for Exceptional Achievement in Showmanship and Dramatic Impact.As a special feature the six original cast members of The Love Boat television show rode on the ship’s bow and “cruised” down the five-a…
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[10 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Budget Travel: Cruise Ship’s Emphasis On Young Might Not Float
An observer of cruise ship trends – the decision to fill ships with discos, rock-climbing walls, surfing boards and loudspeakers blaring heavy-metal rock – obviously will conclude that the cruise lines have decided to lower the average age of their passengers, and that these humongous and wildly active new ships are primarily designed to appeal to 20-somethings and 30-somethings.
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