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Emerald Princess Makes Maiden NZ Visit

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:45 pm | Princess Cruises

The leader in transTasman cruising, Princess Cruises has reinforced its commitment to New Zealand with the maiden Auckland visit of its spectacular Emerald Princess this morning, heralding a busy summer season which will deliver economic benefits ... More >>

Princess Cruises to the Land of the Midnight Sun

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 1:33 pm | Princess Cruises

Holidaymakers will be able to escape winter and head to the Land of the Midnight Sun in 2017, when Princess Cruises’ Sea Princess embarks on the first ever cruise from Down Under to visit the Arctic Circle. More >>

Princess Cruises Debuts 2016 Alaska Cruise

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:30 pm | Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is inviting New Zealand guests to delve deeper into Alaska’s scenic wonderland in 2016, with six ships offering an array of itinerary options to the awe-inspiring “Great Land”. Fares start from $1069** for the line’s signature ... More >>

The Duchess of Cambridge Names Royal Princess

Friday, 14 June 2013, 3:31 pm | Princess Cruises

SOUTHAMPTON, UK (June 13, 2013) – In a spectacular ceremony today in Southampton, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge named the new ship Royal Princess when she released a bottle of champagne that smashed against its hull. More >>

Natasha Bedingfield: Singer For Cruise Ship Naming Ceremony

Monday, 20 May 2013, 12:50 pm | Princess Cruises

Adding yet another special touch to the launch of Royal Princess, British singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield will perform at the June 13 naming ceremony of the new ship in Southampton. More >>

Princess Cruises Brand to Enter Singapore Market

Monday, 22 April 2013, 4:38 pm | Princess Cruises

Responding to the growing interest for cruising in Southeast Asia, Carnival Corporation & Plc is introducing the largest deployment ever by a premium cruise line in the region when it brings Sapphire Princess to Singapore for a four-month season in 2014-15. More >>

Diamond Princess rings in New Year in New Zealand

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 11:12 am | Princess Cruises

The largest of Princess Cruises’ fleet and fourth-largest ship to visit New Zealand waters – the 116,000-tonne Diamond Princess – will be celebrating Christmas and New Year here. More >>

Record-breaking explorer to travel in style

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 1:59 pm | Princess Cruises

When British adventurer Graham Hughes left home more than three years ago to visit all of the world’s sovereign nations using surface transport alone he faced a major obstacle - getting across 'The Ditch' to Australia. More >>

New Dawn Marks Start of Summer Cruising Season

Monday, 20 October 2008, 8:44 am | Princess Cruises

Wellington's economy is set to get a half-million dollar boost when Princess Cruises' Dawn Princess, makes her maiden visit to Wellington tomorrow morning (Monday 20 October), marking the start of the summer cruise season. More >>

New Dawn Marks Start of Summer Cruising Season

Thursday, 16 October 2008, 3:13 pm | Princess Cruises

Auckland’s economy is set to get a half-million dollar boost when Princess Cruises’ Dawn Princess, makes her maiden visit to Auckland city this Saturday, marking the start of the summer cruise season. More >>

Sea-sick yachties get a taste of the high life

Wednesday, 5 March 2008, 10:21 am | Princess Cruises

Two dehydrated and sea-sick yachties (Canadian and Ukrainian) were able to recuperate in style on Monday afternoon, following their rescue by Princess Cruises’ Sapphire Princess. More >>

Sun Princess Arrives in Auckland

Friday, 14 December 2007, 11:07 am | Princess Cruises

The 77,000-tonne premium superliner Sun Princess’s visit to Auckland is part of a six-port visit that heralds a major new commitment by Carnival Australia, injecting at least $35 million dollars into the New Zealand economy. More >>

Giant Gem Floats into Auckland

Thursday, 18 January 2007, 3:42 pm | Princess Cruises

The title holder of the largest cruise ship to visit Auckland, Sapphire Princess, arrives in the Waitemata Harbour on Tuesday (Jan. 23) for the first of five visits this summer. More >>

New programme offers Kiwis a galaxy of choice

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 11:15 am | Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is offering Kiwis a galaxy of choice with the release of Sun Princess’ debut Australasian cruise season. The new Sun Princess advance preview brochure, available from travel agents now, details 10 fantastic itineraries for the stylish ... More >>

Explore ancient civilisations

Thursday, 18 May 2006, 6:10 pm | Princess Cruises

Kiwis are discovering that one of the easiest, most affordable and definitely comfortable ways to see Europe is by ship. More >>

Award winning liners leave South Pacific waters

Friday, 5 May 2006, 2:10 pm | Princess Cruises

Australasia’s peak summer cruise season ended last month with Princess Cruises’ biggest and smallest liners heading north from the South Pacific with several cruising awards on board. More >>

Giant gem glistens in New Zealand

Friday, 13 January 2006, 2:41 pm | Princess Cruises

New Zealand’s love affair with giant cruise ships continues this summer with the maiden visit of Diamond Princess, which is to be based in Australasian waters for an extended four-month season. More >>

See the world the exotic way

Wednesday, 5 October 2005, 1:53 pm | Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is offering passengers the opportunity to visit some of the most spectacular locations on earth - from Antarctica to the Amazon and Africa - in a series of special cruises during 2006 and 2007. More >>

Crown Princess to serve feast of culinary options

Friday, 16 September 2005, 12:49 am | Princess Cruises

When this ship debuts in June 2006, it could be the ultimate floating dining experience! More >>

Princess Cruises launches Caribbean fleet

Thursday, 4 August 2005, 5:29 pm | Princess Cruises

Eight Princess ships will cruise the Caribbean during the 2006-07 season, sailing 11 different itineraries. More >>