Diamond Princess Returns With Japanese-Centered Features

Princess Cruises’ 2,670-passenger Diamond Princess has emerged from an extensive dry dock refurbishment, ready for a second season of cruising in Japan. The ship adds enticing new features designed to appeal to Japanese cruisers, as the line looks to boost its presence in the market. The Largest Bath Complex at Sea The highlight of the … Continue reading

Sun Princess Enters Drydock For Upgrades

Following the launch of the Royal Princess last month, Princess Cruises has turned its attention on the smaller Sun Princess, with the ship embarking on a drydock enhancement in Singapore. Built in 1995 at Italian shipbuilders Fincantieri, her makeover will add new signature features and Asian-inspired touches in preparation for her year-round deployment in Japan. … Continue reading

Sapphire Princess To Homeport In Singapore For Winter 2014

Leading premium cruise line Princess Cruises has announced the deployment of the 116,000-GRT Sapphire Princess to Singapore, in response to growing interest for cruising in Southeast Asia. During her 4-month stay in the region, the ship will offer 15 roundtrip departures ranging from 3 to 11 days that can be combined for 25 distinct itineraries of … Continue reading

Princess Cruises Grows Presence In Japan, Unveils Preview Sailings For New Ship

Princess Cruises, a division of Carnival Corporation, has revealed plans to grow its presence in Japan with the deployment of a second ship to the market. The line has also announced 2 preview cruises for the upcoming Royal Princess, designed to allow cruises a taste of the new ship before its official inauguration.   Second Ship … Continue reading

Mariner Of The Seas To Cruise Asia In 2013

Cruising giant Royal Caribbean International has announced the deployment of a second large ship to Asia, signaling its confidence in the region’s cruise market. Beginning June 2013, the 3,114-passenger Mariner of the Seas will offer sailings out of China and Singapore, taking the place of the smaller Legend of the Seas, which will return to Europe after 3 … Continue reading