SANTA CLARITA, Calif.
April 22, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- To cap a year of 50th anniversary activities,
, which celebrates the five decade mark in 2015, has created a special
itinerary departing on
December 3, 2015
– exactly 50 years to the day that the line's original ship,
set sail on the company's very first cruise in 1965.
Offered on the intimate
next year's unique sailing is the same length as the company's first cruise – 14 days – and will include a blend of ports from the maiden itinerary such as
, with some newer destinations such as
Guests on the cruise will be treated to an array of activities and entertainment commemorating half a century of cruising by the famous line, and will also be joined by some surprise guests.
This anniversary sailing on
which carries 670 guests, is available for sale on
and fares start at
per person, double occupancy.
"This nostalgic cruise to
will be the perfect finale to what's sure to be a special 50th anniversary year for Princess," said
, Princess Cruises president. "For this significant milestone we couldn't resist recreating, with some new touches, the very first cruise our company operated. And because the name Pacific Princess is so integral to our company's history, we wanted to offer the cruise aboard the current ship with this iconic name."
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises first set sail in 1965 with a single ship cruising to
. Nearly 50 years later, the line has grown to become the third largest cruise line in the world and a recognized leader in taking travelers to some of the most fascinating places around the globe.
Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel agent, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS, or by visiting the company's website at
About Princess Cruises:
Princess Cruises is a global cruise and tour company operating a fleet of 17 modern ships renowned for their innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities, all provided in an environment of exceptional customer service. A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess carries 1.7 million guests each year to destinations around the globe ranging in length from three to 111 days. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:CCL; NYSE:CUK).
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SOURCE Princess Cruises