SANTA CLARITA, Calif.
(January 09, 2018) – Star
has returned to service following a two-week multi-million-dollar renovation,
outfitting the ship with some of the latest Princess Cruises product innovations
and enhancements to various onboard areas.
Resuming a season of 15-day
Hawaiian Island cruises roundtrip from Los Angeles and Vancouver through April
before summer cruising in Alaska, Star Princess guests will enjoy new or
updated onboard offerings.
"Star Princess now
offers many of the signature product innovations our guests have come to love,
including the Princess Luxury Bed, Camp Discovery Youth & Teen Center and
revamped Sabatini's," said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president. "These enhancements
continue our $450 million multi-year ship renovation campaign, ‘Come Back New
Promise', enhancing our onboard guest experience."
Sabatini's Italian Trattoria – this signature
specialty restaurant now offers updated décor and a new menu developed in collaboration
with Chef Angelo Auriana, Executive Chef and partner at the authentic Italian
restaurants, The Factory Kitchen and Officine BRERA, in Los Angeles.
Inspired by fresh Northern Italian flavors the menu features handmade pasta
dishes from Chef Auriana, as well as family recipes from Italian Princess
Princess Luxury Bed – available in every
stateroom aboard Star Princess, the Princess Luxury Bed was developed by
Princess Cruises in collaboration board-certified
sleep expert, Dr. Michael Breus and renowned HGTV designer Candice Olson. The
bed offers the ultimate night of sleep at sea combining the science of sleep
with the pinnacle of design.
Camp Discovery Youth & Teen Center – for cruisers ages 3-17, Star Princess now offers a
reimagined youth center – Camp Discovery – created in partnership with
Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications™, as
part of the cruise line's Discovery at Sea program. Catering to specific
age groups, there are three center themes where kids and teens can make new
friends and participate in activities specially designed to help them discover,
play, create and huddle.
Enhanced Boutiques – guests will enjoy
aesthetic enhancements to the Shops of Princess, offering an upgraded
shopping experience, such as a branded Effy Fine Jewelry boutique and a
modern Fragrance & Cosmetic shop. There will also be new products to
choose from such as a new collection of Princess and Under Armour branded athletic wear and Princess
logo apparel featured in a newly designed Logo shop.
Lotus Spa & Fitness Center – in a space where
guests can relax and invigorate, salon and treatments rooms have been upgraded
and the latest in fitness equipment is now available.
Casino – for guests ready to take a gamble,
reconfiguration of machines and tables, as well new carpet tempt them to roll
Other general refurnishing upgrades of carpet
and upholstery are found throughout Star Princess.
15-day Hawaiian Island cruises offer a mix of island adventure and carefree
cruising as the ship sails to four islands — including a full day and late
evening in Honolulu to see the sights and experience its famed nightlife. And
while you're at sea, in addition to enjoying the new enhancements, there is
live entertainment, world-class cuisine, island-inspired activities and endless
ocean views. Cruise fares start at $1,299. To learn more about our Hawaii
cruises, visit www.princess.com/hawaii
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 www.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 17 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.
Princess carries two million guests each year to more than 360 destinations
around the globe on more than 150 itineraries ranging in length from three to
114 days. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;
media information is available at princess.com/news.
For more information contact:
Brea Burkholz, 661-753-1542, email@example.com