Sun Princess and Sea Princess to Leave Princess Cruises Fleet

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Right now, the world’s foremost international top quality cruise line, Princess Cruises, announced the sale of two of its ships, Sunlight Princess and Sea Princess, to undisclosed purchasers. The sale of these vessels is in line with parent business Carnival Corporation’s approach to accelerate the removing of significantly less economical ships from its fleet.

“Sunlight Princess and Sea Princess contributed to sizeable development in Australian cruising,” said Princess Cruises president Jan Swartz. “Both ships outlined the top quality cruise experience with Australians and New Zealanders investing shut to fourteen million evenings aboard these ships. Though it is never ever quick to say goodbye to any ship in our fleet, this will make it possible for us to deploy newer ships maximizing our offerings for Australia cruisers and target on bringing into services exciting newbuilds like the approaching shipping of Enchanted Princess.”

The very first ship in the Sunlight Class, Sunlight Princess was introduced in 1995 debuting in the Caribbean and was among the premier ships in the earth at the time. The two,000-guest Sunlight Princess also sailed in Alaska and Panama Canal, between other locations, just before remaining homeported in Australia in Oct 2007. Sunlight Princess also assisted us open the Japanese market in 2013 as the very first foreign-flagged cruise ship to give cruises designed specifically for the Japanese.

The two,000-guest Sea Princess grew to become synonymous with Environment Cruises, possessing done 6 comprehensive earth cruises considering that 2013. All through her time based mostly in Australia, Sea Princess travelled the equivalent of 35 periods all around the earth. Prior to becoming a member of Sunlight Princess in Australia, Sea Princess sailed in Europe and Alaska as effectively as the Caribbean, including serving as a homeport ship in Barbados in the mid- to late-2000s.

Because of to the imminent departure of these two ships from the fleet, Princess Cruises will cancel posted itineraries which include:

  • Sunlight Princess sailings from December 28, 2020 by August fourteen, 2021
  • Sea Princess sailings from December 23, 2020 by November 9, 2021

Visitors with bookings will be notified, and alongside with their vacation advisors, will obtain facts on how to reserve a further Princess Cruise when functions resume. Visitors who want a refund will be accommodated.

About Princess Cruises: 
Just one of the very best-regarded names in cruising, Princess Cruises is the speediest escalating international top quality cruise line and tour business operating a fleet of sixteen fashionable cruise ships, carrying two million visitors just about every year to 380 locations all around the world, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South The us, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England, Antarctica and Environment Cruises. A team of skilled desired destination professionals have curated 170 itineraries, ranging in length from a few to 111 days and Princess Cruises is consistently identified as “Finest Cruise Line for Itineraries.”  In 2017 Princess Cruises, with parent business Carnival Company, introduced MedallionClass Vacations enabled by the OceanMedallion, the holiday industry’s most advanced wearable machine, provided free to just about every guest sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-successful innovation features the speediest way to an effortless individualized holiday providing visitors a lot more time to do the items they appreciate most. The business is section of Carnival Company & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL NYSE:CUK). 


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