Worldwide Cruise Vacation Destinations Will Visit 47 Countries
SANTA CLARITA, Calif.
(May 25, 2017) – Princess Cruises has debuted its 2018-2019
Exotics program which will take guests to culturally rich and iconic cruise
destinations around the globe. With more than 50 departures, ranging in length
from three to 111 days, these worldwide cruise itineraries go on sale today.
diverse deployment includes six ships sailing on 27 unique itineraries
throughout five continents, visiting 93 destinations and 47 countries. Guests
can book cruises to South America, Southeast Asia and China. In addition, cruisers will experience
less-traveled ports aboard the cruise line's small ship that will circumvent
the globe on a 111-day World Cruise sailings roundtrip from Los Angeles or Ft.
Exotics program offers our guests the chance to travel to intriguing
destinations all over the world, allowing our guests to experience different
cultures in places they've dreamed of visiting," said Jan Swartz, Princess
Cruises president. "We're proud that these award-winning itineraries make us a
destination leader in the cruise industry."
deployment highlight include:
OCEAN Medallion-enabled Royal
Princess sails her maiden voyage around Cape Horn on a 49-day South America
Grand Adventure – the cruise line's largest ship ever to visit South America.
Guests will experience the highly anticipated, wearable device powered by a
first-of-its-kind interactive technology platform within the One Cruise
Experience Access Network™. (O·C·E·A·N™), making possible a new level of
personalization that delivers an enhanced guest experience not previously
available in the global vacation industry.
Princess sails a new 60-day Circle North Pacific voyage roundtrip Los Angeles,
calling to 22 destinations in 8 countries, including Asia, Alaska and Hawaii.
Princess sails a new route on the 111-day World Cruise circumnavigating the
Africa's Cape of Good Hope.
new 14- and 15-day Grand Asia voyages on Sapphire Princess sailing out of
Shanghai and Singapore, complement the previously announced 14-day Majestic
Grand Asia voyages on Princess Cruises' newest ship, Majestic Princess.
ASHORE evening stays and overnights will be offered on select itineraries in 18
ports across 5 continents.
will enjoy bucket-list destination to more than 20 UNESCO World Cruise Heritage
Sites, including Glacier Bay National Park, Singapore Botanical Gardens, Komodo
National Park, Great Barrier Reef, Robben Island in Cape Town and more.
2018-2019 Exotics cruise program includes:
Asia: Coral Princess, Diamond Princess and
Guests can choose from three ships, sailing
18 itineraries to 34 destinations, from four homeports with 31 departures,
ranging from three to 60 days.
Coral Princess debuts an epic 60-day Circle
North Pacific voyage (roundtrip Los Angeles) that includes Japan, South Korea,
China, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Guam and Hawaii, as well as the best
of Alaska, including Glacier Bay Scenic Cruising, Juneau, Icy Strait Point and
our first call to Kodiak in nearly a decade. Nine ports feature MORE ASHORE
evening stays in Juneau, Tokyo (Yokohama), Osaka, Seoul (Incheon), Beijing
(Tianjin), Shanghai, Taipei (Keelung), Hong Kong and Honolulu. This voyage will
also be offered as the following voyages:
Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess both
return to homeport in Singapore together for a season of cruises ranging from
three to 21 days, with stops in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
For the Christmas and New Year's Eve
holidays, Diamond Princess sails a 10-day Southeast Asia and 11-day Malaysian
Peninsula & Indonesia voyage, which can be combined for a 21-day vacation.
Additionally, Sapphire Princess sails a
15-day Grand Asia voyage, featuring an overnight in Hong Kong. For the 2019
Lunar New Year, Sapphire Princess will be sailing a seven-day Vietnam &
Thailand voyage (roundtrip Singapore).
South America: Royal Princess and Emerald
In South America, two ships sailing seven
itineraries to 25 destinations from 4 homeports, with 15 departures ranging
from 14 to 49 days are offered.
OCEAN Medallion-enabled Royal Princess sails
her maiden voyage to South America on a 49-day South America Grand Adventure,
sailing from Ft. Lauderdale to Los Angeles. In addition, Emerald Princess
returns to South America, navigating around Cape Horn on five departures
between Santiago (Valparaiso) and Buenos Aires.
Royal Princess and Emerald Princess both
feature Peru, Chile and an overland to Machu Picchu on the 16-day Andes &
South America cruises between Los Angeles and Santiago (Valparaiso), which can
be combined with a 14-day Cape Horn cruise for a 30-day Andes & Cape Horn
Both ships also sail 19-day Brazilian
Adventure cruises between Fort Lauderdale and Buenos Aires, which can be
combined with the 14-day Cape Horn cruises for a 33-day Cape Horn & Brazil
World Cruise: Pacific Princess
offers a 111-day World Cruise voyage roundtrip from Los Angeles or Ft.
Lauderdale, with 41 destinations, in 27 countries on 5 continents, featuring a
circumnavigation around the Cape of Good Hope with overnights in Cape Town and
The cruise includes three maiden ports of
call to Stewart Island (New Zealand), the remote island of St. Helena (U.K.
territory) and Guadeloupe (Pointe-à-Pitre).
For a shorter world voyage, Pacific Princess
offers the opportunity to sail a 96-day World Cruise embarking in Los Angeles
and disembarking in Ft. Lauderdale. Princess Cruises also offers the
opportunity to join the World Cruise for a portion of the journey including a
72-day South Pacific & Indian Ocean, 43-day Australia & Africa, 39-day
Africa, South America & Panama Canal, 29-day Hawaii & South Pacific,
24-day Africa & South America and a choice of two 15-day Panama Canal Connoisseur
voyages sailing between Los Angeles and Ft. Lauderdale.
To further enhance the cruise vacation,
Princess Cruises is pleased to offer two cruisetours for South America on
Emerald Princess and Royal Princess.
During the Iguazú Falls Adventure cruisetour,
guests visit Rio de Janeiro with a full-day sightseeing tour taking them to
Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue. The tour continues into the
jungle at the border of Brazil and Argentina to incredible Iguazú Falls, a UNESCO
World Heritage Site. During the Machu Picchu Explorer cruisetour, guests ascend
into the Andes to magical Machu Picchu, another UNESCO World Heritage Site and
visit the historic city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley with sightseeing to
Sacsayhuaman, Ollantaytambo and an authentic Pisac Market.
Additional information about Princess Cruises
is available through a professional travel agent, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS, or
by visiting the company's website at princess.com.
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About Princess Cruises:
One of the
best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise line and tour
company operating a fleet of 18 modern cruise ships renowned for their
innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and
amenities, all provided with the experience of exceptional customer service. A
recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess carries 2 million guests each
year to more than 360 destinations around the globe on more than 150
itineraries ranging in length from three to 111 days. The company is part of
Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK).
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