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January 04, 2005

PRINCESS CRUISES - Profile

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CRUISE LINE & SHIP PROFILES:

Princess Cruises, one of the best-known names in North American cruising, is a global cruise and tour company. It operates a fleet of 14 ships on nearly 150 different itineraries calling at nearly 260 ports around the globe. Princess is known for its Personal Choice Cruising program, a fleet-wide dedication to providing passengers with a wide variety of options with which to customize their vacations. The line's ships are designed to offer an array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities, to enable passengers to create their own personalized escape. Princess itineraries span the globe, with cruises ranging from seven to 72 days in length. Destinations include the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Panama Canal, Mexico, South Pacific, South America, Hawaii/Tahiti, Asia, India, Africa, Canada/New England, and Antarctica. Princess is one of the leaders in Alaska Cruise Tour vacations, and owns five riverside wilderness lodges, plus a fleet of UltraDome railcars and luxury motorcoaches which take passengers through the heart of the 49th state. Princess additionally operates cruise tours in China, Australia, Africa, India, Europe, the Canadian Rockies and the eastern United States.

Ships In Fleet:

Destinations Served:

Customer Sales Policies:
Early Booking Incentives: Discounted fares (amount depends on itinerary)
-Special Air Travel Requirements
-Air/Sea Packages Available
-Ground Transfer Arrangements
-Confirmed Dining Preferences
-Advance Shore Excursion Bookings
-Advanced Spa Package Bookings
-Single Occupancy Rates: 150% to 200%
-Minimum Age for Passengers: 6 months
-Minimum Age for Children: 3 years for children's programs
-Reduced Third and Fourth Berth Fare
-Cancellation Penalty: Varies by cruise length.
-Travel Insurance is available

Accepted Credit Cards:
-MasterCard
-Visa
-American Express
-Diners Club
-Discover

Children/Families:

  • Reduced Cruise Rate (w/2 full-fare adults)
  • Air/Sea Program
  • Quad/Family Cabins
  • Babysitting
  • Baby Cribs
  • Arts & Crafts Classes
  • Sports Activities
  • Cartoons
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Games / Contests
  • Educational Programs / Classes
  • Children's Menus
  • Organized Parties
  • Children's Movies
  • Beach Parties
  • Children's Playroom
  • Organized Age Specific Daily Activities
  • Youth Counselors
  • Teen Counselors
  • Teen Centers or Disco
  • Children's Pool (just kids)
  • Kiddie's Pool (wading)

Special Programs/Facilities/Services:

  • Wedding/Honeymoons
  • SCUBA Certification
  • Disabled/Wheelchair
  • Special Diets
  • Lean & Light
  • Guest Lecturers/Educational Programs

Themed Cruises:
Islands of the Pacific Theater - WW2 cruise.

Singles:
Single Supplement: 150% to 200%

Golf:

  • Practice Driving Cage
  • Putting Greens
  • Golf Simulator

Individual Golf Excursions:

  • Bermuda
  • Caribbean / Panama Canal
  • Australia / New Zealand
  • United States / Canada

Meetings & Conferences:

  • VCR
  • Television Monitor
  • Overhead Projector
  • Slide Projector
  • Projection Screen
  • Conference Room
  • Computer Equipment
  • Flip Charts / Easels
  • Fax Machine
  • Microphones
  • Podium
  • Photocopier

Spa Services/Facilities:

  • Aromatherapy Treatments
  • Body Wraps
  • Mud Therapy
  • Ionithermie Treatments
  • Reflexology
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Massage
  • Facials
  • Manicures / Pedicures
  • Sauna
  • Steambaths / Steamroom
  • Whirlpool

Information Taken From CLIA

Princess Cruises Alaska Cruise Information
Princess Cruises Alaska Cruisetour Information
Princess Cruises Europe Cruise Information
Princess Cruises Europe Cruisetour Information
Princess Cruises Mexican Riviera Cruise Information
Princess Cruises Tahiti Cruise Information

Posted by Denise at January 4, 2005 08:50 AM
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