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Princess Cruises Releases South America 2019-2020 Cruise Vacations

Cruise Line Sails to Bucket-List Destination Antarctica

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 18, 2018) – Princess Cruises, voted "Best Cruise Line in South America," released its fall 2019 through spring 2020 season with 14 departures including voyages sailing to Antarctica. As part of the lineup, a 58-day South America voyage circumnavigates the continent and offers the opportunity to visit icons of the region, including Easter Island, Rio's Carnival, Machu Picchu, Iguazú Falls, Patagonia and more.

Coral Princess and Island Princess cover the entire continent for the 2019-2020 season, featuring three departures to the Antarctic Peninsula for scenic cruising, departing aboard Coral Princess December 20, 2019, January 5 and 21, 2020.

Itinerary highlights for the 2019-2020 South America season include:

  • Two ships – Island Princess and the maiden season to South America for sister ship Coral Princess.

  • Three departures on Coral Princess between Buenos Aires and Santiago including scenic cruising of the Antarctica Peninsula.

  • A choice of 14 departures, visiting 31 destinations in 18 countries departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Santiago or Buenos Aires from December 2019 through March 2020.

  • Nine itineraries, ranging in length from 14 to 58 days.

  • Overnight stays in Lima (Callao), Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires.

  • Opportunities to visit to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


"South America is a highly-desired destination for our guests with so many landmarks and cultures to explore," said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president. "This upcoming season also marks our return to Antarctica which we know is a huge draw for travel seekers and has been voted a top place to visit."

Guests also can choose to book a pre- or post-cruise land tours, visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites Iguazu National Park in both Brazil and Argentina or discover the "Hidden City of the Incas" in Machu Picchu, Peru.


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.


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."


Princess 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.


Three 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).


Newsroom:
Additional media information is available at princess.com/news.


For more information contact:
Negin Kamali, 661-753-1539, nkamali@princesscruises.com

Brea Burkholz, 661-753-1542, bburkholz@princesscruises.com

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