VIDEO: Princess Cruises Unveils the Name of Its Newest Ship

By ,   August 24, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

As Princess Cruises continues the expansion of its fleet, the premium international line unveiled the name of the vessel it will introduce in 2020 – Enchanted Princess.

Enchanted Princess is due to debut June 15, 2020 with a series of European itineraries. Bookings for the maiden season of the newbuild open November 8, 2018.

Enchanted Princess' arrival will be followed by the 6th Royal-Class Princess Cruises ship in 2022. The cruise company also has a couple of new LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) powered vessels on order, bringing its new ship order to 5 in 6 years.

Building of the 143,700 GT, 3,660-guest Enchanted Princess will take place in Fincantieri Monfalcone shipyard. The newbuild is set to feature an evolution of the design platform that was used for the previous Royal-Class ships of Princess.

The cruise line currently operates a fleet of 17 contemporary cruise ships, sailing itineraries around the globe. The new Enchanted Princess is a sister ship to 4 other Royal-Class ships in the fleet – Royal Princess, Regal Princess, Majestic Princess, Sky Princess (debuting October 2019).