John Padgett will oversee all performance and operational functions of the line and its global fleet of 14 ships sailing cruise guests to nearly 400 destinations around the world annually.
Princess Cruises and the Port of Los Angeles highlighted the positive multi-dimensional impact cruising has on Los Angeles and surrounding communities.
P&O Cruises Australia has extended its pause in operations for cruises departing from Sydney and Brisbane by a further month until mid-January next year.
The ship departed from the Port of Southampton earlier, commencing its ‘Summer Seacations’ season and marking Sky Princess’ first-ever sailing from the UK with guests onboard.
Princess Cruises has delayed the return of Island Princess and Diamond Princess until next year. Both will not now sail until the spring, with cancellations impacting the rest of the year.
Regal Princess has returned to Southampton, concluding its first successful ‘Summer Seacation’ sailing and marking Princess Cruises’ return to service in the UK.
Majestic Princess has returned to Seattle, concluding her sailing to Alaska. The event marks the first successful United States voyage for Princess Cruises following an extended pause in operations.
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.