Sky Princess and Caribbean Princess Take Guests to Fall Colors and Frozen Landscapes
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 7, 2018) – The 2020 Canada & New
England cruise season offered by Princess Cruises showcases the fall foliage to
iconic destinations along the east coast and even offers a trip to see the
frozen landscapes of Greenland. Two ships sail the region – the debut of Sky
Princess, joined by OceanMedallion-enabled Caribbean Princess – and cruises go
on sale Nov. 8, 2018.
The 2020 Canada & New England season features 16 departures,
visiting 16 destinations on five itineraries, ranging in length from five to 16
days. The season also include select sailings in the summer. Program highlights
New for 2020! Caribbean Princess visits the frozen landscape of far-flung
Greenland, to discover more of the world. This 16-day voyage roundtrip
from New York travels to one of the world's largest island, visiting this least
populated territory, including the capital and country's largest city, Nuuk, as
well as Nanortalik and Qaqortoq. The cruise also makes stops in Halifax, Nova
Scotia, Sydney (Cape Breton Island) and St. John's, Newfoundland.
Princess offers 10-day Classic Canada & New England voyages
out of Québec City and New York featuring overnight stays in Québec on every
voyage. Ports stops visited include the seaside communities like Newport,
Boston, Portland, Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy), New Brunswick, Halifax,
Sydney (Cape Breton Island), Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island), Saguenay and
addition, Caribbean Princess offers a 13-day Canada & Colonial America
cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to Québec (or vice versa) featuring calls in Sydney
(Cape Breton Island), Halifax, Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy), Bar Harbor
(for Acadia National Park), Boston, Newport, Rhode Island, New York and
Charleston (northbound) or Norfolk (southbound).
Princess sails on her maiden Canada and New England season with seven-day
cruises roundtrip from New York, visiting Newport, Rhode Island, Boston, Bar
Harbor (for Acadia National Park), Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy) and
Princess Cruises guests will immerse themselves in scenic
destinations with in-depth excursions for every interest as only Princess
offers one-of-a-kind Discovery and Animal Planet tours. Excursions range from
yacht racing and wine tasting to exploring lighthouses and seeing world-famous
Fenway Park. These cruise experiences also offer access to four UNESCO World
Heritage Sits. Additionally, Princess Cruises offers More Ashore ports calls (9
pm or later departures) to discover more during the day and sample the
night-life in Québec City and Boston during every 10-day Classic Canada &
New England itinerary
Plus, once guests return to their cruise ship, regional flavors
are drawn from these destinations with locally-inspired dishes such as New
England Crab, plus craft cocktails like the Boston Cream Pie Martini.
The first Princess Cruises ship with all-guest OceanMedallion
activation, Caribbean Princess delivers enhanced experiences through the
OceanMedallion, wearable device. Guests use their OceanMedallion™ to discover
how a personalized vacation can elevate their experience to a higher level by
removing friction points, delivering enhanced levels of personalization and
guest service all the while staying connected with land-like internet streaming
MedallionClass vacations offer guests an extensive portfolio of
OceanMedallion-enabled features specifically designed to enhance the vacation
experience. Highlights include:
Keyless Stateroom Access: Stateroom entry is a seamless experience where each guest is
securely validated and the door automatically unlocks, with personalized
greetings launching soon.
smart devices, guests have the ability to place a
food or drink order and have it delivered directly to them in food and beverage
locations throughout the ship.
OceanCompass™ featuring OceanNav™ and ShipMates: On select portals guests
can use OceanNav for point-to-point wayfinding throughout the ship via an
intelligent navigation assistant, and utilize ShipMates to easily locate
friends, family and kids.
MedallionNet: Wi-Fi connectivity that is fast, reliable, unlimited and
affordable. Guests on MedallionClass ships experience land-like connectivity
for streaming sports, movies, music and videos, communicating on video phone
calls from anywhere on the ship, and sharing their vacation experiences in real
time with friends and family back home on social media platforms.
To further enhance guests' cruise vacations, Princess Cruises is
pleased to offer a choice of two options on the East Coast to see the sites of
colonial America or Niagara Falls and the best of Eastern Canada:
The Maple Explorer Cruisetour brings guests to beautiful Niagara Falls;
exciting cities like the capital of Ottawa and French-flavored Montreal with
guided tours of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, dazzling cathedrals and
the historic 19th century Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests
will also be treated to a lovely cruise through the picturesque Thousand Islands.
Recognized as a destination leader in the cruise industry,
traveling to more than 380 ports around the globe, Princess Cruises has been
awarded "Best Canada & New England Itineraries" by Porthole Magazine.
Captain's Circle Savings and Early Booking Deposit
Princess Past Guests are eligible for a special promotion when
they book early. The special promotion consists of a $50 per person
discount off the public fare, based on itinerary. This can be combined with
launch and group promotions. These discounts do not apply to third or
fourth berth guests.
Additionally, a reduced deposit is available for Captain
Circle guests when they book early.
More details are available by contacting a professional travel
advisor, 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 380 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 excursions 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 and Enchanted Princess in 2020. Princess recently announced that two new
(LNG) ships which will be the largest ships in the Princess fleet,
accommodating approximately 4,300 guests with expected delivery in 2023 and
2025. Princess now has five ships arriving over the next six years
between 2019 & 2025. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc
(NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK).
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