Princess Cruises To Homeport Ship Year – Round In San Francisco

Princess Cruises has announced that it will base one of its 16 cruise ships year-round in San Francisco for the first time. The recently-renovated Grand Princess will homeport in the city from May 2013 to offer a series of Alaska cruises, followed by sailings to the Hawaiian islands, Mexico and the Californian coast.   Alaska Kicking off … Continue reading

Princess Cruises Reveals 2012/2013 Pacific Ocean Itineraries

Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has unveiled its Pacific Ocean cruise programme for the 2012/2013 season. 8 of the line’s award-winning ships will sail on 56 voyages, ranging from 10- to 35-days covering 10 itinerary choices visiting Hawaii, Tahiti and the South Pacific.   Hawaiian Roundtrips Sailing from Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Golden Princess, Grand Princess, Sapphire … Continue reading

Celebrity, Princess Cruises Unveil Europe Deployments For 2012

Travellers looking to cruise Europe in 2012 will benefit from a greater choice of itineraries and ships following deployment announcements by 2 major USA-based cruise lines. Celebrity Cruises and Princess Cruises have unveiled their largest sailing programmes in Europe, with a combined total of 12 vessels operating in the continent.   Celebrity Cruises Miami-based Celebrity Cruises … Continue reading

Princess Cruises, Crystal Cruises To Refurbish Ships

With the introduction of a new generation of cruise ships by the world’s major cruise lines in recent years, operators of older vessels have had to refurbish their ships to maintain their appeal to cruisers. Princess Cruises’ Grand Princess is scheduled for a drydock makeover in April 2011, while award-winning Crystal Cruises has announced that … Continue reading