New Sky Princess Offers Maiden Season of Seven-Day Eastern and Western Caribbean Sailings
CLARITA, Calif. (May 17, 2018) – Princess Cruises guests sailing to the Caribbean will enjoy the white-sand beaches, warm sunshine and
inviting island life on a variety of cruise itineraries to all three
sought-after regions – Eastern Caribbean, Western Caribbean and Southern
Caribbean. On sale today, the newly announced fall 2019 to spring 2020 program
features the maiden season of Sky Princess, debuting in December 2019 on a
three-day inaugural cruise, followed by a series of seven-day Eastern and
Western Caribbean voyages.
cruise line's fourth Royal-Class ship, Sky Princess, sets sail out of Ft.
Lauderdale on a three-day, roundtrip cruise departing Dec. 4, 2019, visiting
Princess Cays, recognized as one of the top cruise line private islands in the
Bahamas. The ship then sails on alternating seven-day Eastern and Western
Caribbean itineraries roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale Dec. 7, 2019 - April 4,
2020. Voyages offer late-night stays, during every visit to St. Thomas and
Cozumel so guests can enjoy more time in these popular destinations.
Caribbean continues to be a highly desired destination for families,
honeymooners and travelers alike, offering a memorable taste of the island life
through its culturally diverse people, flavorful food and of course, the
sun-drenched beaches," said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president. "The new
Sky Princess and our other beautiful ships provide comfort and convenience while
visiting the many diverse Caribbean islands."
Onboard, our guests
can celebrate the unique colors, cultures and flavors of the islands with our
Rhythm of the Caribbean program. Princess guests can immerse themselves in
one-of-a-kind cultural activities — from local music and crafts to meeting
"Parrots in the Piazza" and captivating presentations from local experts like
shark divers and treasure hunters.
itinerary highlights for the 2019-2020 Caribbean season include:
ships offering 10 itineraries and 119 departures onboard Caribbean Princess,
Crown Princess, Pacific Princess, Regal Princess and the new Sky
Princess also offers seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean voyages from Ft.
Lauderdale with "More Ashore" stays in St. Thomas and Cozumel.
and more destination-rich itineraries to the Southern Caribbean aboard
Caribbean Princess and Crown Princess, featuring 10- or 14-day cruises.
Cruises visits 25 Caribbean islands and six UNESCO World Heritage Sites,
including the Belize Barrier Reef System and Antigua Naval Dockyard and related
to the award-winning Princess Cays on every seven-day Eastern Caribbean voyage,
and select Western and ten-day Southern Caribbean voyages.
unique 14-day holiday cruise aboard Pacific Princess visiting Southern
Caribbean island Mayreau for the first time.
Sky Princess also introduces the line's new
Sky Suites, offering guests the largest staterooms on the ship, and best views
with their most premium suite ever. With 270 degree views from the top of the
ship and exclusive views of the ship's Movies Under the Stars screen, guests
will enjoy a variety of new amenities exclusive to the Sky Suites. The Princess
Cruises Sky Suites will be the first staterooms to accommodate up to five
guests, and offer the largest balconies in the fleet with luxury furnishings.
More details on the suites to be announced in the coming months.
Princess Cruises is a recognized destination
leader in the cruise industry, named "Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean" by
U.S. News & World Report for 2015 and the cruise line's private beach in
the Bahamas, Princess Cays, was ranked among the "Top Cruise Line Private
Island Destinations" by Cruise Critic for 2017. More details about Princess
Cruises offerings in the Caribbean can be found at http://www.princess.com/caribbean/.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org