Sky Princess has docked into the port of Southampton for the first time. The 3,660-guest MedallionClass launched late 2019 and is one of the newest vessels in the Princess fleet.
The newest Princess Cruises ship will sail from the Port of Los Angeles next spring for an inaugural season of Mexican Riviera and California Coast cruises.
P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises have both delayed their return to the Australia market as discussions continue with authorities over regulations for the resumption of departures.
Princess Cruises is seeking to return to service in the United States with sailings from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale scheduled for the autumn.
All California Coast and Mexico sailings on Ruby Princess have been suspended until August 21st this year, while Caribbean sailings on Caribbean Princess will not restart until at least the same date.
Princess Cruises has revealed details of a series of short breaks and week-long cruises aboard Regal Princess and Sky Princess sailing from the UK this summer.
The Carnival-owned line has cancelled sailings from Southampton on Sky Princess, Regal Princess and Island Princess through to September 25th.
A number of cruise lines owned by Carnival Corporation, including Seabourn and Holland America Line, have revealed a new wave of cancellations in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The move is in response to the Canadian transport ministry’s interim order extending the closure of Canadian ports and waters to passenger ships.
The sale of the cruise ship is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet.
Princess Cruises has become the latest line to delay its return to operation. The Carnival-owned brand will now not be welcoming guests until at least May 14th this year.
The vessel, which launched in October 2019, will be the newest and largest ship the line has ever homeported in the UK when it arrives next summer.