Princess Cruises: cruises 2013-2014 in detail
Princess Cruises company has published a number of announcements of its new cruises that will appear on the market in 2013-2014 season.
Diamond Princess ship will serve the luxury 17-day Grand Asia cruise across the main ports of Asia. The main ports of the cruise are Beijing, Bangkok and Singapore. In addition, Diamond Princess will also travel to Australia. Among the Australian proposals is 12-day cruise from Sydney to New Zealand's capital Auckland.
Ocean Princess mid-size ship from Princess Cruises will travel to Africa, where it is supposed to serve a 30-day cruise along the west coast of the continent departing from Cape Town and finishing its journey in London, as well as a 31-day cruise from Cape Town to Singapore. As well as Diamond Princess it will serve destinations in the South Pacific. Ocean Princess will present 10-day cruises Tahiti-Polynesia and 11-day cruises from Hawaii to Tahiti.
In 2013-2014 cruise season Australia will remain one of the priorities for Princess Cruises. Here, in addition to Diamond Princess cruises will be offered on such liners as Sun Princess, Dawn Princess and Sea Princess.
2013-2014 season in the Caribbean promises to be one of the most active for the Princes Cruises. Five ships of the company will operate on the local routes. Cruises to the Caribbean from Princess Cruises will depart from such the US ports as Fort Lauderdale and Galveston. Royal Princess, Ruby Princess, Caribbean Princess, Emerald Princess and Crown Princess liners will perform about 160 cruises on 14 different routes in the upcoming season.
Two ships in South America will offer their services to the tourists. The first is Pacific Princess, which will operate on the Amazon cruises. The second is Golden Princess offering two-week cruises from Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires to the shores of Tierra del Fuego and the Strait of Magellan. Cruises on the Amazon can be booked from the port of Fort Lauderdale.
But the main offer in the catalog of any cruise line is round the world cruise. It will be operated by Pacific Princess liner in January 2014. 100-day round the world journey will start in the port of Fort Lauderdale and finish in Athens.
Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.
More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.
Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer â€“ â€śKids Sail Freeâ€ť. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children â€“ the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.