Friday, May 27, 2011

Princess Cruises Announces New Royal Princess Details

Princess Cruise has announced details on their new Royal Princess - expected to sail in the spring of 2013.

Under construction at Italy's Fincantieri Shipyard, the Royal Princess will be the largest Princess yet. At 140,000 tons and carrying 3,600 passengers double occupancy, the Royal Princess will incorporate some new features.

Revealed so far is the Sky Walk. The Sky Walk is located 128 feet above the ship and juts out 28 feet over the side of the ship. To make it more impressive, the Sky Walk has a glass floor where passengers can see the sea below.

The Royal Princess will feature many traditional amenities found on other Princess Ship - but on a grander scale. She will feature 3 pools including an adults only pool; Movies under the stars, the Piazza Atrium; The Sanctuary; and 80% of the staterooms will have balconies.

The Royal Princess boasts 260,000 square feet of public spaces including multiple dining establishments and entertainment venues.

Other features are to announced as construction continues.

A sister-ship to the new Royal Princess is expected in 2014.


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