Popular Itinerary Visits 42 Destinations, Including 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (April 24, 2018) – Destination
lovers seeking new worldwide travel experiences need to look no further than
Princess Cruises and the cruise line's 2020 World Cruise. Offered on the intimate 670-guest
Pacific Princess, cruisers will visit 42 destinations on five continents and
come back holding once-in-a-lifetime memories from around the globe.
Due to popular demand of the 2019 World Cruise, the 2020
111-day roundtrip voyage offers similar routing to the 2019 cruise, including
South Africa and departs Ft. Lauderdale on January 5, 2020 and Los Angeles on
January 20, 2020. Princess Cruises also offers a 96-day Los Angeles to Ft.
Lauderdale segment, departing Los Angeles on January 20, 2020, as well as
shorter, multi-day segments along the journey.
"We've been offering World Cruises since 1998 and our team
of destination experts knows how to create the best worldwide itineraries like
no other in the cruise industry," said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president.
"Our Captain, officers and crew regularly hear from guests the impact the World
Cruise has on them, as they share their appreciation for taking them to places
they never in a million years thought they would experience."
facts and Princess Cruises firsts for the 2020 World Cruise include:
Cruise to 42 destinations, 26 countries
on five continents
20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites,
including the first visit to Stone Town in Zanzibar
Pacific Princess will sail 34,287 nautical
miles in 111 days
The World Cruise crosses the Equator
First time Princess Cruises on a
World Cruise visits Kaikoura, New Zealand; Praslin, Seychelles Islands; Mayotte
Island, (French protectorate); and Zanzibar, Tanzania
First call to Melbourne on a World
Cruise for Princess Cruises
12 late-night stays to maximize time in
port, including Melbourne, Tahiti, Phuket and an overnight in Cape Town, South
The 2020 World Cruise
aboard Pacific Princess goes on sale on Wednesday, April 25, with rates
starting at $22,999/person. Guests booking the 96- or 111-day World Cruise
before March 31, 2019 receive early booking perks such as a $1,000 onboard
credit per person for guests booking a balcony, mini-suite, Club Class mini-suite
and suite; $500 onboard credit per person for guests booking an interior or
oceanview and complimentary gratuities for any category.
Past Princess guests
are also eligible for a savings of up to $1,000 per person. More information
about the 2020 World Cruise is available at www.princess.com/world.
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.
About Princess Cruises:
One of the best-known names in cruising,
Princess Cruises is a global premium cruise line and tour company operating a
fleet of 17 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to more than 360 destinations
around the globe, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican
Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific,
Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England and World Cruises. A team of professional
destination experts has created more than 150 award-winning itineraries,
ranging in length from three to 111 days and Princess Cruises has been
continuously recognized as "Best Cruise Line for Itineraries."
Cruises continues its multi-year, "Come Back New Promise" – a $450
million-dollar product innovation and cruise ship renovation campaign that will
continue to enhance the line's onboard guest experience. These enhancements
result in more moments of awe, lifetime memories and meaningful stories for
guests to share from their cruise vacation. The product innovations include
partnerships with award-winning Chef Curtis Stone; engaging entertainment
inspired shows with Broadway-legend Stephen Schwartz; immersive activities for the whole family from Discovery and
Animal Planet that include exclusive shore excursion to onboard activities;
the ultimate sleep at sea with the award-winning
Princess Luxury Bed and much more.
new Royal-class ships are currently on order with the next new ship, Sky
Princess, under construction scheduled for delivery in October 2019. The company is part of
Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK).
information is available at princess.com/news.
For more information contact:
Brea Burkholz, 661-753-1542, email@example.com