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July 27, 2005

Princess Connoisseur Voyages Feature In-Depth Exploration of Africa and India in 2006-07

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Princess Connoisseur Voyages Feature In-Depth Exploration of Africa and India in 2006-07
Pacific Princess Sails on 25-Day or Longer Adventures to World's Most Intriguing Destinations

SANTA CLARITA, CA (July 20, 2005) - Adventurous cruisers wanting to sail between continents and to visit some of the globe's most intriguing destinations, will delight in Princess' extended Connoisseur Voyages to Africa and India in 2006-07. The intimate, 670-passenger Pacific Princess will offer several unique journeys of 25 days or longer to ports on multiple continents, offering travelers the opportunity to go on safari in Kenya, meet the Xhosa people in South Africa, experience the unique cultures of West Africa, or enjoy the beauty of Indian Ocean islands such as Réunion and Mauritius.

"These special Connoisseur Cruises truly do offer our passengers adventures they'll remember for a lifetime," said Jan Swartz, senior vice president of customer service and sales for Princess. "India and Africa are on many people's travel wish lists, and we have years of experience taking passengers to these exotic destinations complete with the comfort of Princess' famed service, multiple dining options and private balconies."

The four upcoming Africa and India voyages on Pacific Princess include:

Africa/India/Southeast Asia -- A 27-day journey combining the intrigue of Asia with the adventure of Africa. Pacific Princess sails from Bangkok to Cape Town on September 16, 2006 for a cruise to Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Chennai (India), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Seychelles Islands, Mombasa, Zanzibar and Durban. In Kenya's Mombassa passengers can choose an optional overnight safari to the famed Tsavo National Park to view the local wildlife.

Indian Ocean & Australia -- Returning by popular demand, this 28-day voyage from Cape Town to Sydney takes passengers to East London (South Africa), Durban, Nosy Bé (Madagascar), Réunion Island, Mauritius, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Tasmania. The cruise departs on October 13, 2006.

West Africa & South America -- Combining the Caribbean, South America and West Africa in one 28-day journey, Pacific Princess sets sail from Ft. Lauderdale to Cape Town on March 9, 2007. Passengers will enjoy ports of call at St. Kitts, Dominica, Trinidad, Devil's Island, Fortaleza (Brazil), Dakar (Senegal), Tema (Ghana), Lomé (Togo), and Walvis Bay and Lüderitz in Namibia.

Africa/India/Southeast Asia -- Similar to the September sailing, this 25-day version from Cape Town to Singapore featuring calls at Durban, Zanibar, Mombassa, the Seychelles Islands, Colombo, Chennai and Kuala Lumpur. Passengers on this cruise may also opt to view the lions, zebras, giraffes, elephants and other wildlife in Kenya's Tsavo National Park with an overnight safari. The cruise departs on April 6, 2007.

Passengers will travel on the line's popular Pacific Princess, offering a the line's trademark "big ship choice" in a smaller, more intimate cruise environment providing many of the onboard options that have become Princess trademarks. Passengers will find a wide variety of dining experiences including alternative dining options that include Princess' renowned Sabatini's trattoria and the premium Sterling Steakhouse. And, with 92 percent outside staterooms -- with over two-thirds of these including a private balcony -- the vessel provides the perfect venues for enjoying the scenery of these exotic ports.

Early booking fares for Africa & India Connoisseur Cruises begin at $3,745 per person, based on double occupancy, for a 25-day sailing.

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Posted by Denise at July 27, 2005 07:44 PM

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Princess Connoisseur Voyages Feature In-Depth Exploration of Africa and India in 2006-07

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Princess Connoisseur Voyages Feature In-Depth Exploration of Africa and India in 2006-07
Pacific Princess Sails on 25-Day or Longer Adventures to World's Most Intriguing Destinations

SANTA CLARITA, CA (July 20, 2005) - Adventurous cruisers wanting to sail between continents and to visit some of the globe's most intriguing destinations, will delight in Princess' extended Connoisseur Voyages to Africa and India in 2006-07. The intimate, 670-passenger Pacific Princess will offer several unique journeys of 25 days or longer to ports on multiple continents, offering travelers the opportunity to go on safari in Kenya, meet the Xhosa people in South Africa, experience the unique cultures of West Africa, or enjoy the beauty of Indian Ocean islands such as Réunion and Mauritius.

"These special Connoisseur Cruises truly do offer our passengers adventures they'll remember for a lifetime," said Jan Swartz, senior vice president of customer service and sales for Princess. "India and Africa are on many people's travel wish lists, and we have years of experience taking passengers to these exotic destinations complete with the comfort of Princess' famed service, multiple dining options and private balconies."

The four upcoming Africa and India voyages on Pacific Princess include:

Africa/India/Southeast Asia -- A 27-day journey combining the intrigue of Asia with the adventure of Africa. Pacific Princess sails from Bangkok to Cape Town on September 16, 2006 for a cruise to Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Chennai (India), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Seychelles Islands, Mombasa, Zanzibar and Durban. In Kenya's Mombassa passengers can choose an optional overnight safari to the famed Tsavo National Park to view the local wildlife.

Indian Ocean & Australia -- Returning by popular demand, this 28-day voyage from Cape Town to Sydney takes passengers to East London (South Africa), Durban, Nosy Bé (Madagascar), Réunion Island, Mauritius, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Tasmania. The cruise departs on October 13, 2006.

West Africa & South America -- Combining the Caribbean, South America and West Africa in one 28-day journey, Pacific Princess sets sail from Ft. Lauderdale to Cape Town on March 9, 2007. Passengers will enjoy ports of call at St. Kitts, Dominica, Trinidad, Devil's Island, Fortaleza (Brazil), Dakar (Senegal), Tema (Ghana), Lomé (Togo), and Walvis Bay and Lüderitz in Namibia.

Africa/India/Southeast Asia -- Similar to the September sailing, this 25-day version from Cape Town to Singapore featuring calls at Durban, Zanibar, Mombassa, the Seychelles Islands, Colombo, Chennai and Kuala Lumpur. Passengers on this cruise may also opt to view the lions, zebras, giraffes, elephants and other wildlife in Kenya's Tsavo National Park with an overnight safari. The cruise departs on April 6, 2007.

Passengers will travel on the line's popular Pacific Princess, offering a the line's trademark "big ship choice" in a smaller, more intimate cruise environment providing many of the onboard options that have become Princess trademarks. Passengers will find a wide variety of dining experiences including alternative dining options that include Princess' renowned Sabatini's trattoria and the premium Sterling Steakhouse. And, with 92 percent outside staterooms -- with over two-thirds of these including a private balcony -- the vessel provides the perfect venues for enjoying the scenery of these exotic ports.

Early booking fares for Africa & India Connoisseur Cruises begin at $3,745 per person, based on double occupancy, for a 25-day sailing.

Press Release by Princess Cruises

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Posted by Denise at July 27, 2005 07:44 PM

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