Cruise Line Also
Ranks in the Top Three in Australia & New Zealand, Southern Caribbean,
Hawaii and U.S. & Canada
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 26, 2018) –
Further demonstrating its position as a destination leader in the cruise
industry, Princess Cruises has been named "Top
Cruise Line in the Mexican Riviera" in Cruise Critic's Cruisers' Choice
Destination Awards. In addition, the cruise line ranked in the top three cruise
line in Hawaii (#2), Australia & New Zealand (#3), Southern Caribbean (#3),
and U.S. & Canada (#3).
"We're honored to be recognized as the top
cruise line to the Mexican Riviera, as well as among the best in Australia
& New Zealand, Southern Caribbean, Hawaii and U.S. & Canada by the
consumers utilizing Cruise Critic, the world's largest online cruise
community," said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president. "Whether they are
influenced by the culture, food or a memorable shore excursion, our diverse
itineraries offer experiences that inspire our guests to continue to travel to
new destinations around the globe."
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess
Cruises was founded in Los Angeles in1965 with a single ship sailing to the Mexican Riviera, and has the longest
history sailing in the region. Today, the cruise line is a global premium
cruise line and tour company, headquartered in Santa Clarita, CA, operating a
fleet of 17 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to more than 360 ports of call on
award-winning itineraries, to destinations around the globe.
year, Princess Cruises offers an array of itineraries to the Mexican Riviera,
ranging in length from five to 10 days, departing from Los Angeles and San
about upcoming 2018-2019 cruises to Mexican Riviera can be found at www.princess.com/mexico.
Royal Princess Coming to Los Angeles
New for spring 2019, one of the line's newest
ships, Royal Princess, arrives for her first full season based in Los Angeles.
Royal Princess offers 27 total departures, including seven-day itineraries to
Mazatlán, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas, giving cruisers the chance to
experience the local vibrant culture and flavors. Guests will also experience
signature onboard features, such as the Piazza atrium, overwater SeaWalk, Lotus
Spa, and more.
Guests booking Mexico cruises will also be
introduced to the flavors, colors and traditions of this vibrant region through
an exclusive partnership with Bill Esparza, noted
author and leading expert on Latin American cuisine, and includes live
mariachi performances, an authentic Mexican buffet lunch, margarita making
demonstrations, tequila tastings, locally-inspired arts & crafts and a
celebratory Mexican Fiesta event.
Cruise Critic®, the world's leading
cruise reviews site and online cruise community, recognized Princess Cruises in
its third annual Cruisers' Choice
Destination Awards, naming the world's most popular cruise destinations,
based entirely on consumer ratings submitted with reviews on Cruise Critic. New
in 2018, the awards also highlight the best cruise lines to visit each region.
Cruise lines awarded in this year's awards
stood out among all of the lines that sail in each region, receiving the
highest ratings from cruisers who sailed with the line over the past year and
shared their experiences on Cruise Critic.
"Our data regularly shows that whether you're
a first-time cruiser or you've sailed dozens of times, destination is a top
consideration when shopping for a cruise," explains Colleen McDaniel, Senior
Executive Editor of Cruise Critic. "By awarding top destinations and now the
best lines that visit them, we're even better able to connect travelers with
standout experiences available in the incredible places they're looking to
For full details on this year's winners,
visit the 2018 Cruise Critic
Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards.
Cruise Critic boasts the world's largest
online cruise community, with more than 350,000 cruise reviews, covering
approximately 500 cruise ships and over 300 worldwide ports.
information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel
agent, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237) 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 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 excursions 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).
About Cruise Critic
Cruise Critic® is an online cruise guide,
offering a comprehensive resource for cruise travelers, from first-time
cruisers to avid cruise enthusiasts. The site features more than 350,000 cruise
reviews and hosts the world's largest online cruise community where travelers
share experiences and opinions with fellow cruisers. Cruise Critic was the
first consumer cruise site on the Internet, launched in October 1995 by The
Independent Traveler, Inc., a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, Inc.
media information is available at princess.com/news.
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