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Royal Princess Receives Multi-Million-Dollar Refurbishment

By ,   December 16, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

In 3 months, Port Long Beach (Los Angeles) is due to welcome the 3,560-passenger Princess Cruises ship, Royal Princess, taking guests to destinations like Alaska, Mexico, and California Coast.

Royal Princess has just completed a multi-million renovation and boasts a number of new features, such as Princess Luxury Bed and Lotus Spa & Fitness Center. In addition, passengers will be entertained while sailing with top-rated production shows performed live in Princess Theater: The Secret Silk (via partnership with award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz) and Encore (inspired by “Bravo!”, the line’s top-rated show, and accompanied by onstage orchestra).

Watercolor Fantasy, located on the top deck, captivates guests with brightly colored lights illuminating the water and offering a show of pirouettes, waltzes and fountains shooting water up to 33ft high choreographed to music.

Royal Princess cruise ship

The Royal Princess ship will sail on a series of voyages from LA (San Pedro) to the Mexican Riviera. Ports of call Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta give travelers the chance to experience local culture and flavors.

Inaugural spring 2019 cruises include: March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, and April 27, 2019.

From Los Angeles, the ship sails up the Pacific Coast on a 7-day Coastal trip departing May 4, 2019 to Vancouver BC to start her maiden voyages to Alaska. Alaska season begins May 11, 2019 and the Royal Princess ship offers 18 “Voyage of the Glaciers,” 7-day cruises between Vancouver and Anchorage (Whittier) with visits to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and scenic cruising in Glacier Bay National Park, as well as an additional glacier viewing experience at either College Fjord or Hubbard Glacier. 

Royal Princess is due to depart Vancouver on September 14, nexy year on a 3-day Coastal cruise, returning to LA on September 17, 2019 to begin a 12-day roundtrip voyage to Alaska, which includes Glacier Bay National Park. September 29 marks the return of the ship to Los Angeles for sailings to the Mexican Riviera with a number of 5-, 7- and 10-day options; 7-day California Coastal trips and shorter 4-day West Coast Getaway voyages, calling at Catalina Island.