Princess Cruises

From its modest beginnings in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico, Princess has grown to become one of the premiere cruise lines in the world. Today, its fleet carries more than a million passengers each year to more worldwide destinations than any other major line.

Considered one of the most recognized cruise lines in the world, Princess Cruises was catapulted to stardom in 1977 when Pacific Princess was cast in a starring role on a new television show called "The Love Boat." The weekly series, which introduced millions of viewers to the still-new concept of a sea-going vacation, was an instant hit and both the company name and its seawitch logo have remained synonymous with cruising ever since.

Caribbean Princess stars

Come back new from a cruise vacation on the Caribbean Princess, one of the stars of the destination that bears her name. At her launch in 2004, this incredible cruise ship introduced Movies Under the Stars - a giant poolside movie theater featuring first run movies, concerts and sporting events. Here you can relax in a cushioned lounger with freshly-popped, complimentary popcorn under the night sky. Onboard, guests can also enjoy a variety of street performing acts in the Italian-inspired Piazza, indulge in a soothing massage from an outdoor cabana at The Sanctuary, or savor a premium steak cooked to order in the Crown Grill.

Caribbean Princess
Launched:
 1st January 2004
Tonnage:
112,894
Length:
952 feet
Total Crew:
1,200
Occupancy:
3,082

Coral Princess stars

Coral Princess is one of just two cruise ships in the Princess fleet specially built to sail through the Panama Canal! Ninety percent of her staterooms offer ocean views, with 700 balconies available, perfect for witnessing the engineering marvel of the Canal. Spend the night watching a movie, concert or sporting event outdoors in a plush lounge chair at Movies Under the Stars® and come back new after a visit to The Sanctuary®, our tranquil haven just for adults. Unique to Coral Princess and her sister cruise ship, the Bayou Café and Steakhousesm features live jazz music and flavorful New Orleans-inspired cuisine.

Coral Princess
Launched:
 12th January 2003
Tonnage:
91,627
Length:
965 feet
Total Crew:
895
Occupancy:
1,974

Crown Princess stars

Crown Princess is one of the largest Princess cruise ships, with room for 3,080 guests. From her nearly 900 balconies, you can enjoy sweeping views of romantic landscapes across the world. After experiencing the relaxed comfort of our intimate onboard venues, however, you may not want to explore the beauty ashore! The serenity of The Sanctuary® and the casual street café atmosphere of the Piazza may just reel you in for the day, while your nights might be filled with the great tasting food offered in the Crown GrillSM followed by a first-run film at Movies Under the Stars®.

Crown Princess
Launched:
 14th June 2006
Tonnage:
113,561
Length:
952 feet
Total Crew:
1,200
Occupancy:
3,082

Dawn Princess stars

Based in Australia year-round and using only Australian currency onboard, Dawn Princess offers guests a unique experience throughout some of the most exotic vacation destinations in the world, including cruises to Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. Whether you’re in the mood for the peaceful tranquility of The Sanctuary®, our outdoor retreat exclusively for adults, or you’re seeking a family night out at Movies Under the Stars®, Dawn Princess offers it all. And, on a cruise ship christened by the original cast of The Love Boat, romance is always in the air.

Dawn Princess
Launched:
 10th May 1997
Tonnage:
77,441
Length:
856 feet
Total Crew:
924
Occupancy:
1,998

Diamond Princess stars

As one of only two Princess Cruises cruise ships built in Japan, it’s not surprising this exotic gem can often be found sailing to the most intriguing vacation destinations abroad. Great-tasting cuisine can be found throughout the cruise ship, including at our popular Italian restaurant, Sabatini’s®, where freshly prepared pasta creations reign supreme. In the elegant dining rooms, you’ll find sommeliers to help you enhance your meal with paired wines. Poolside, our hand-tossed pizza is always served to you just out of the oven. And, as an added bonus, both Movies Under the Stars® and The Sanctuary®, a tranquil haven exclusively for adults, have recently been added to Diamond Princess!

Diamond Princess
Launched:
 13th March 2004
Tonnage:
115,875
Length:
952 feet
Total Crew:
1,100
Occupancy:
2,670

Emerald Princess stars

Launched in 2007, Emerald Princess is one of the largest cruise ships in the Princess fleet. She offers nearly 900 balcony staterooms from which to take in the colorful sunrise over the ocean, or capture a breathtaking sunset sail-in to a romantic city like Venice. Leisurely days spent onboard in the Piazza-style atrium are relaxing and entertaining, with the nearby International Café and Vines wine bar fulfilling your cravings for warm cookies, toasted paninis, and even hand rolled sushi. Whether you’re getting refreshed with a work-out in the fitness center or putting your feet up at Movies Under the Stars®, your experience on Emerald Princess is sure to be unforgettable.

Emerald Princess
Launched:
 11th April 2007
Tonnage:
113,561
Length:
951 feet
Total Crew:
1,200
Occupancy:
3,082

Golden Princess stars

Escape completely on board Golden Princess, a brilliant ray of sunshine in any vacation destination. Pamper yourself with a calming massage in the Lotus Spa® or de-stress as Serenity Stewards offer you refreshing beverages and light snacks in The Sanctuary®. Providing you with a wide array of restful venues on board, including the Piazza and Movies Under the Stars®, Golden Princess is truly a relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea.

Golden Princess
Launched:
 16th May 2001
Tonnage:
108,865
Length:
950 feet
Total Crew:
1,100
Occupancy:
2,600

Grand Princess stars

Newly enhanced with our latest innovations, Grand Princess continues to offer the signature service for which Princess Cruises is renowned. With our innovative features like Movies Under the Stars®, our Italian-inspired Piazza and The Sanctuary®, there are plenty of ways to help you escape completely. Sip on a variety of soothing teas at Leaves Tea Lounge & Library, or enjoy hand-tossed pizza in Alfredo’s, our full-service pizzeria. Plus, our new nightclub, The One5, provides a vibrant ambience to dance the night away.

Grand Princess
Launched:
 26th May 1998
Tonnage:
107,517
Length:
949 feet
Total Crew:
1,150
Occupancy:
2,600

Island Princess stars

Island Princess was built to Panamax size – this means she was built to the maximum size a cruise ship can be to sail through the Panama Canal. A high percentage of balcony staterooms give guests the chance to view this feat of engineering up-close, or take in stunning views of spectacular glaciers during cruises to Alaska. Featured on just one other Princess ship, the Bayou Café and SteakhouseSM is a unique dining venue on board in which to enjoy authentic New Orleans cuisine accompanied by live jazz.

Island Princess
Launched:
 1st June 2003
Tonnage:
92,000
Length:
964 feet
Total Crew:
900
Occupancy:
1,974

Majestic Princess stars

Setting sail in spring 2017, Majestic Princess is the newest addition to the fleet and is a sister to Royal and Regal Princesses.The new ship will be based in China year-round and become the first vessel tailored specifically for Chinese guests incorporating a unique blend of international and Chinese features. She will be home-ported in Shanghai, carrying 3,560 guests for cruises to Japan and Korea, and will offer many of the special features that have made Royal Princess and Regal Princess so popular and distinctive.

These include a dramatic multi-story atrium serving as the social hub of the ship; the unique over-the-ocean SeaWalk - a glass-floor walkway extending 8 meters (28 feet) beyond the edge of the ship; special Chef’s Table Lumiere - a private dining experience that surrounds guests in a curtain of light, as well as new venues and features developed for Chinese travelers.

Majestic Princess
Launched:
 1st January 2017
Tonnage:
Unknown
Length:
Unknown
Total Crew:
Unknown
Occupancy:
3,560

Ocean Princess stars

If there’s an ocean, then this intimate cruise ship can take you there! Ocean Princess is one of the Small Ships of Princess®, reserved for sailing some of the most exotic destinations in the world. Onboard you’ll bond with a smaller community of just 680 guests as you indulge in the warm, welcoming service for which Princess Cruises is renowned. Celebrate a special occasion or treat yourself to an incredible meal, freshly prepared in one of our elegant restaurants, the Sterling SteakhouseSM or Sabatini’sSM, featuring menus your taste buds won’t soon forget.

Ocean Princess
Launched:
 1st January 1999
Tonnage:
30,277
Length:
592 feet
Total Crew:
375
Occupancy:
672

Pacific Princess stars

While Pacific Princess features space onboard for just 680 guests, she doesn’t skimp on amenities. As one of the Small Ships of Princess, this intimate ship offers two incredible specialty restaurants onboard, Sterling SteakhouseSM and Sabatini’sSM, both with great tasting food to enhance your night out. In the main dining rooms, Traditional Dining offers an authentic cruising experience where the same friendly waitstaff serve you each night as you get to know your fellow tablemates.

Pacific Princess
Launched:
 8th January 1999
Tonnage:
30,277
Length:
592 feet
Total Crew:
375
Occupancy:
672

Regal Princess stars

The new Regal Princess, sister ship to Royal Princess, is a spectacular example of the next generation of innovative Princess ships. From the breathtaking Atrium & Piazza — now over 50 percent larger than our other ships' Atriums and featuring exciting new eateries — to signature features like The SeaWalk® a dramatic glass-bottom walkway which USA TODAY calls one of the "Top Gee-Whiz Features at Sea" — you'll quickly come to love the many exciting dining and entertainment options available on this majestic ship.

Regal Princess
Launched:
 20th May 2014
Tonnage:
141,000
Length:
1083 feet
Total Crew:
1,346
Occupancy:
3,560

Royal Princess stars

Christened by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge on June 13, 2013, Royal Princess is dazzling its guests with exciting new features. Called one of the "Most Popular Ships at Sea" by Cruise Critic, she's already won five prestigious Travel Weekly Magellan Awards in the Large Ship, Atrium, Spa, Pool and Mobile App Design categories.

Royal Princess
Launched:
 16th June 2013
Tonnage:
141,000
Length:
1083 feet
Total Crew:
1,200
Occupancy:
3,560

Ruby Princess stars

For a romantic getaway, there’s no better cruise ship than Ruby Princess, which was christened in 2008 by lovebirds Trista and Ryan Sutter of TV’s The Bachelorette. A night of romance can be created wherever you look, from a Piazza singer’s sweet serenade, to a relaxing couples massage from a cabana in The Sanctuary®. Movies Under the Stars® is also a cozy venue, where you can cuddle up under a warm blanket and watch a romantic comedy amongst the evening stars. To enhance its elegance, Ruby Princess sails to some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations, including the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. Rekindle your passion onboard Ruby Princess!

Ruby Princess
Launched:
 8th November 2008
Tonnage:
113,561
Length:
951 feet
Total Crew:
1,200
Occupancy:
3,082

Sapphire Princess stars

Sapphire Princess was built in Japan and completed in 2004, fitted with over 700 balconies from which guests can step out and enjoy the refreshing ocean breeze. Warm, welcoming crew members enhance your experience on board, from your friendly stateroom steward’s attentive service, to white-gloved waiters adorning your plate with freshly-baked pastries during Afternoon Tea, to sommeliers recommending the perfect wine to accompany your dish!

Sapphire Princess
Launched:
 16th May 2004
Tonnage:
115,875
Length:
952 feet
Total Crew:
1,100
Occupancy:
2,670

Sea Princess stars

Not long ago, Sea Princess was updated to include The Sanctuary®, a tranquil haven just for adults, a fitting enhancement for this relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea. Whether you’re cutting into a juicy steak cooked to order in the dining room, or enjoying the luxury of a special breakfast just for booking a suite, you’ll be taken care of on board as you sail to fascinating destinations all over the world with Sea Princess.

Sea Princess
Launched:
 19th December 1998
Tonnage:
77,499
Length:
857 feet
Total Crew:
910
Occupancy:
1,998

Star Princess stars

Featuring all of our signature features, this cruise ship is truly a shining star of the Princess fleet. Comfortable surroundings and relaxing venues such as The Sanctuary®, the Piazza-style atrium and Movies Under the Stars® may entice you to spend all your time on board, as Star Princess is truly a destination in of herself. Her Wheelhouse Bar offers a complimentary British-style pub lunch menu on sea days for a treat, and our renowned Sabatini’s® Italian restaurant is as authentic as they come. Set sail on Star Princess® and you truly will come back new®!

Star Princess
Launched:
 13th February 2002
Tonnage:
108,977
Length:
951 feet
Total Crew:
1,100
Occupancy:
2,600

Sun Princess stars

Sun Princess has always been a cruise ship industry pioneer. When she was christened, she set the bar for offering a high percentage of balcony staterooms from which to view the exotic destinations of the world. Sun Princess is has been recently updated to include our most popular onboard venues, including The Sanctuary®, a serene haven just for adults, and our inviting Movies Under the Stars®.

Sun Princess
Launched:
 2nd December 1995
Tonnage:
77,441
Length:
856 feet
Total Crew:
924
Occupancy:
1,998

Affordable Luxury and an Abundance of Balconies

In addition to incorporating a wide range of choices, vessels in the Princess fleet are specifically designed to provide the ultimate in affordable luxury, with an emphasis on "big ship choice with small ship feel." No matter the size of the ship, public spaces are designed to feel intimate and are decorated in a contemporary style, allowing passengers to enjoy themselves in an informal, relaxed onboard atmosphere that mirrors today's lifestyles.

The company has also long been the leader in building ships specifically designed to accommodate an extensive number of the most sought-after shipboard luxury -- the private balcony. In the mid-1980s Princess pioneered the concept of the affordable veranda, once an exclusive feature incorporated in only the most expensive suites. Today, Princess' fleet offers one of the highest percentages of balcony cabins in the industry, across all cabin categories.

The physical design and decor of the ships, coupled with Princess' hallmark service excellence, creates an onboard atmosphere of relaxed luxury in which passengers can enjoy their perfect vacation experience.

Innovation in Passenger Choices

Building on past success, Princess is continually evolving to meet the needs of the today's vacationer. In the mid-1990s the company pioneered the concept of putting passengers in control of their own cruise experience with the introduction of its Sun-class ships. These revolutionary vessels gave passengers the freedom to choose from a wide range of flexible onboard facilities, amenities and services in order to create a personal vacation experience that takes the regimentation out of the cruise experience and suits each passenger's own needs and preferences.

Today, the line's emphasis on choice is apparent across the fleet, with each vessel offering its own unique version of a host of multiple dining options and locations; flexible and varied entertainment selections; renowned customer service; and a full complement of onboard activities including a variety of ScholarShip@Sea enrichment classes featuring computer training, ceramics, culinary arts, finance and photography. Some vessels even sport a giant Times Square-style "Movies Under the Stars" LED screen showing poolside movies and concerts. Often imitated but never duplicated, the Princess concept of cruise vacation customization has since been adopted as the touchstone of new ship design for the entire cruise industry.

Romance at Sea

As befits the cruise line that starred in "The Love Boat," Princess continues to emphasize romance with a variety of special onboard features designed to help couples celebrate their love. Princess was the first " and is still currently the only " major North American cruise line on which passengers can be wed at sea by the ship's captain. In addition, the line regularly hosts vow renewal ceremonies, anniversaries and even dramatic marriage proposals with the unique "Engagement Under the Stars" program for passengers who want to "pop the question" on the ship's 300-square-foot LED Movies Under the Stars screen. Special room service packages help passengers enjoy time alone together with all the ingredients for a romantic evening.

Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL and CUK), one of the largest vacation companies in the world.

Worldwide Destinations

Princess' philosophy of choice is also reflected in its sailing schedule. Offering voyages to more worldwide cruise destinations than any other major line, Princess has nearly 100 itineraries ranging from seven to 102 days. The line sails to all seven continents and calls at approximately 280 ports around the world. Princess passengers can enhance their cruise experience through the Adventures Ashore® program featuring more than 2,000 in-port excursions worldwide, and the company's expanding cruise tour offerings enable passengers to combine their cruise with a full land tour. Destinations include the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Europe, Mexican Riviera, South America, Australia/New Zealand, South Pacific, Hawaii, Tahiti/French Polynesia, Asia, India, Africa, Canada/New England, Antarctica and world cruises.

Having led the way in Gulf of Alaska cruising, Princess maintains a strong presence in Alaska. Through its Seattle-based Princess Tours division, the company operates a wide variety of spectacular land and sea experiences in the majestic "Land of the Midnight Sun." The largest cruise and tour operator in the state, Princess operates as many as eight cruise ships, five riverside wilderness lodges, luxury Princess Rail domed rail cars, and a fleet of deluxe motor coaches; allowing cruise passengers to connect seamlessly to a landside tour and experience several distinctly unique facets of the Alaska wilderness in a single trip.

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