Famous since the 70s TV series The Love Boat, Princess Cruises now features over 100 different itineraries ranging from seven to 30 days. The company operates a number of large cruise ships, and offers voyages to numerous destinations around the world. Since the company introduced its Personal Choice Cruising (SM) program, passengers aboard its large ships have had more choice and flexibility during their getaway. Each ship has several dining locations, and numerous entertainment options, including original Broadway- and Las Vegas-style productions.
In addition to the activities offered onboard, the Adventures Ashore program consists of thousands of in-port excursions. The company offers tours through its Seattle-based Princess Tours division. In Alaska, this is the largest operator with seven ships, five riverside lodges, a fleet of deluxe motorcoaches and luxury Midnight Sun Express Ultra Dome rail cars.
The new Kids youth program offers a number of in-port activities for children, in addition to onboard activities. The program also includes activities from the National Wildlife Federation and the California Science Center.
Spring: Caribbean, Hawaii/Tahiti, Holy Land, Mexico, Orient/Asia, Panama Canal, South America, South Pacific
Summer: Alaska, Europe & Bermuda
Fall: Australia/New Zealand, Caribbean, Hawaii/Tahiti, Holy Land, Mexico, Orient/Asia, Panama Canal, South America
Winter: Africa/India, Australia/New Zealand, Caribbean, Mexico, Panama Canal, South America
Other: World Cruise
Coral: 88,000 tons, 1,950 berths
Dawn: 77,000 tons, 1,950 berths
Diamond: 113,000 tons, 2,600 berths
Golden: 109,000 tons, 2,600 berths
Grand: 109,000 tons, 2,600 berths
Island: 88,000 tons, 1,950 berths
Pacific: 30,200 tons, 688 berths
Regal: 70,000 tons, 1,590 berths
Royal: 45,000 tons, 1,200 berths
Sapphire: 113,000 tons, 2,600 berths Sea: 77,000 tons, 1,950 berths
Star: 109,000 tons, 2,600 berths
Sun: 77,000 tons, 1,950 berths
Tahitian: 30,200 tons, 688 berths
Online Reservations for Spa Treatments
The company has started offering online bookings for treatments aboard its ships. Passengers can book their treatments before the leave home for their trip. Caribbean, Sapphire, Diamond, Island, Golden, Grand, Coral, and Star Princess are included in this new service offering.
Travelers can book massages, facials and other treatments at the Lotus Spas. To try this service, visit www.princess.com and enter your name and booking number. A full menu of spa services will pop up, allowing you to book what you want.
Passengers can also call 800-PRINCESS to reserve treatments.
Marriage Proposal Package
Crown Princess, Princess Cruises offers the Engagement Under the Stars package for couples. The cruise line which was the setting of The Love Boat television series, has always been popular with romantics. The Engagement Under the Stars package includes a video proposal shown on the outdoor movie screen, a special romantic dinner, and keepsake items. The package costs $695.The ship will feature nine-day roundtrip voyages to both the Eastern and Western Caribbean, including Caribbean itineraries from New York.
How to Book
For Preservations, contact your travel agent, call 800-PRINCESS, or visit www.princess.com.
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