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Island Princess

Princess Cruises History

Operating 11 ships, with four more in the pipeline debuting by 2006, Princess Cruises – now part of the Carnival Corporation line-up -- offers nearly 150 itineraries calling at nearly 260 ports. Princess itineraries range from seven to 72 days. Personal Choice Cruising gives passengers opportunity to customize cruise their experiences with extensive choices in dining, entertainment, amenities and more. Princess’ Scholarship@Sea program has proved so popular that it has expanded fleetwide to provide innovative enrichment courses including culinary arts, visual arts, computer skills finance, and more. Assorted features, including the industry’s first onboard pottery kilns, have been added to Princess ships including the Dawn Princess to facilitate these courses.

Quick View

Island’s array of signature Princess amenities includes the line’s largest number of staterooms with private balconies, plus the Bayou Café, the first New Orleans-style restaurant at sea, featuring Cajun and Creole specialties and live jazz. The Universe Lounge hosts the new ScholarShip @ Sea enrichment program with classes in photography, web design, ceramics and more.

Fast Facts

Year entering service: 2003
Registry: Bermuda
Tonnage (GRT): 92,000
Cruising Speed: 24 knots
Capacity: 1,970
Decks: 11
Crew: 900
Officer Nationality: British / Italian
Cruise / Hotel Staff Nationality: International
Destinations: Panama Canal and Alaska

About Gratuities
A $10 per person, per day gratuity is automatically applied to shipboard accounts for dining and cabin staff and may be adjusted upward or downward at any time during the cruise. Passengers wishing to tip in the traditional manner may do so.

Ship Features

A total of 987(879 outside/108 inside). Accommodations range from 16 Suites with private balconies to 184 mini-suites with private balconies, 8 mini-suites with no balcony, 527 cabins with private balconies, 144 standard outside cabins, and 108 inside cabins. 616 cabins have third and fourth berths, and 20 are wheelchair accessible.

Stateroom amenities
Television/radio, in-room movies, private safe, diret dial phone, hair dryer, minibar/refrigerator.

Cruises Specials

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Life Aboard

Two main dining rooms, Provence and Bordeaux, plus Sabatini’s Trattoria, the Bayou Café, The Grill, the poolside Princess Pizza bar and an Ice Cream Bar.

Nightly entertainment in the Princess Theater main showroom.


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