The Princes Cruises is the third largest cruise line in the world, which is famous in renowned for innovative ships and excellent customer service. In 1965, the Princess Cruises first set sail with a single ship cruising to Mexico. But now, we have 16 modern vesselswhich carry approximately 1.3 million passengers each year.
The Princess Cruises became the super star in cruise, which was well known to the public in 1977. One of the ships from the Princess Cruises called the Pacific Princess. When the Pacific Princesswas cast in a starring role on a new television show called “The Love Boat,” the millions of viewers were introduced to the concept of a sea-going vacation. After then, the Princes Cruises and her “sea witch” logo have remained synonymous with cruising.
Innovation of the Princes Cruises
The Princes Cruises have input a lot of innovative features in order to suit the specific customer needs. Those features are even adopted by the entire cruise industry.
The Princes Cruises is the market leader to design accommodationof veranda. We specifically designed to accommodate an extensive number of the most sought-after shipboard luxury — the private balcony. In 1980, the Princes Cruises is pleased to offer the affordable veranda in a pioneer position, which was only appeared in the most expensive suites. Now, the Princes Cruisesoffers one of the highest percentages of balcony cabins in the industry, across all cabin categories.
In the mid-1990s, the Princes Cruises transmitted the concept to the passengers that they shall have the control over their vacation. The control includes a wide range of flexible onboard facilities, amenities and services. One of the innovations is the 24-hour dining with the first ‘round-the-clock restaurant. In 2001, the Princes Cruisesoffer passengers a selection in their main dining room experience – either the traditional seating or a restaurant-style Anytime Dining. Therefore, they can make their choice to choose when and with whom they chose.
In addition to the above, the Princes Cruises is the first cruise that offers the wedding chapel at sea. Everyone can enjoy the wedding party on the sea and celebrate with you in such relax atmosphere. The Princes Cruises is exclusivelyto offer Times Square-style Movies under the Stars poolside movie screen. We even offer the Sanctuary, an adults-only oasis that has become exceedingly popular with passengers looking to relax.
A Completed and Systematic Customer Service Training Program
The Princes Cruises is proud to provide excellent customer service to all the passengers on the ships. Therefore, they have the Princess’ C.R.U.I.S.E. customer service training program, which every onboard staff members need to be trained. The program includes the training of its credo of Courtesy, Respect, and Unfailing in Service Excellence. The program helps to ensure our onboard staff memberscan provide qualified customer service to our guests, and provide a remarkable cruise experience.
No matter where the Princes Cruises ships sail, with the training program, crew members are dedicated to providing exceptional service to ensure guests can escape the everyday with an unforgettable vacation.
The interior and exterior design of the Princes Cruises is designed with excellent contemporary artwork. Having a stay at the Princes Cruises, you will enjoy in an informal, relaxed onboard atmosphere that mirrors today’s lifestyles.
The Princes Cruises is pleased to offer more than 100 different itineraries to the travelers, which covers all seven continents that call at more than 300 ports and destinations around the world. Most of the destinations now cover
Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Europe, Mexico, South America, Australia/New Zealand, South Pacific, Hawaii, Tahiti/French Polynesia, Asia, India, Africa, Canada/New England and world cruises. In addition to the traditional cruises, the Princes Cruises is also pleased to launch the Adventures Ashore® program featuring a wide array of in-port excursions worldwide. The cruise tour offerings help to provide mixed cruise with a full land tour.
The Princess maintains a strong presence in the 49th state, which is the leading position in Gulf of Alaska cruising. The Princess Tours division, which is based in Seattle, operates a wide variety of spectacular land and sea experiences in the majestic “Land of the Midnight Sun.” As the largest cruise in the state, the Princess operates as many as eight cruise ships, five riverside wilderness lodges, a fleet of deluxe motor coaches, and luxury domed rail cars. Those ships provide easy access to Alaska’s interior with the line’s unique “Direct to the Wilderness” service. With such service, the Princess can connect seamlessly between cruise ship and a land tour, giving them the opportunity to experience Alaska’s most popular attractions in a single vacation.
A Modern Fleet
The Princes Cruises contains 16 ships with a range of sizes and amenities. The line’s largest vessels include Caribbean Princess(2004), Crown Princess (2006), Diamond Princess (2004), Emerald Princess (2007), Golden Princess (2001), Grand Princess (1998), Ruby Princess (2008), Sapphire Princess (2004), and Star Princess (2002). Mid-sized vessels consist of Coral Princess (2003), Dawn Princess (1997), Island Princess (2003), Sea Princess (1998), and Sun Princess (1995); while the line’s small ships feature a more intimate cruising experience aboard Pacific Princess (1999) and Ocean Princess (1999).
The momentum from the Princes Cruises never stops. There will be two ships added in the coming future. The Royal Princess will debut in June 2013, featuring a 50 percent larger atrium which is the social hub of the ship; a dramatic over-water Sea Walk, a top-deck glass-bottomed walkway extending more than 28 feet beyond the edge of the vessel; plush private poolside cabanas that appear to be floating on the water; a dazzling water and light show; the new Princess Live! television studio; a dedicated pastry shop; more dining options including a special Chef’s Table Lumpier, a private space that surrounds diners in a curtain of light; and balconies on all outside staterooms. The ship’s 2013 maiden season will include cruises on the line’s signature Grand Mediterranean itinerary throughout the summer, followed by Eastern Caribbean cruises beginning in the fall.