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Latest news related to Princess Cruises and articles submitted by crew members. Find out insight stories from the other side of the Princess cruise ships told by the crew.

Grand Princess Crew Rescues Two Sailors

Mar 21, 2023

The crew of the Grand Princess rescued two sailors stranded at sea after their boat suffered engine failure and began taking on water near the coast of Wilsons, Australia. The sailors, a 58-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, had escaped in a dinghy after activating the emergency beacon.

8 Tips for Rude Cruise Guests – How to behave appropriately and get extra service

Feb 22, 2023

Sometimes I felt like being on the edge of a cliff. When am I going to see my family again? How could my managers on board the ship be unfair? 

On top of all those concerns, some unpleasant guests are among my regular daily challenges. However, no matter how hard it was, I always kept in mind that the darkest hour of the night always comes just before dawn.

Diamond Princess passengers mark third anniversary of the Covid-19 outbreak

Feb 07, 2023

On February 3, Japanese passengers sailing aboard the Diamond Princess marked the third-year anniversary of the ship’s arrival at the port of Yokohama and the outbreak of COVID-19 aboard the vessel.

Princess Cruises reveals details for Florida-bound Sun Princess

Feb 06, 2023

Princess Cruises has unveiled the first glimpse of the cutting-edge and most innovative ship ever built - Sun Princess, scheduled to debut in early 2024 - as the newest, largest, and most innovative on The Love Boat.

A spectacular three-story dining space and an Arena Theater, inspired by sunlight, make Princess' newest ship an exceptional cruise experience.

Diamond Princess Returns to Japan in March

Jan 30, 2023

Between March 13 and November 9, Princess Cruises will launch 32 sailing aboard the Diamond Princess from Japan. After three years of international cruise ships ban, the Japanese government announced in mid-November that foreign-registered cruise ships will be allowed to use Japanese ports starting in spring 2023. 

Princess Cruises restructuring its sales team

Jan 23, 2023

During the peak "wave" booking season, Princess Cruises is restructuring its sales team in order to meet the surge in demand. The line saw a "double-digit" increase in sales in January, according to new UK and European sales director Nick Hughes, who revealed a 47% increase in bookings on January 17 compared to the same day last year. 

Carnival Corporation to Roll Out Starlink on Cruise Ships Across its Global Fleet

Jan 18, 2023

Carnival Corporation has signed a deal for SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service and is already rolling out high-speed connectivity on Carnival Cruise Line and AIDA Cruises ships. Carnival announced today plans to install Starlink on almost 100 cruise ships sailing for Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, P&O Australia, Costa Cruises, P&O Cruises, and Cunard.

Cruise Lines Update: Crew Mask Policy

Oct 17, 2022

As the health situation related to COVID-19 continues to improve across the world, most cruise lines have started to relax the mask policy for the crew. Crew Center has talked to crew members working on several major cruise lines to find out what are the latest crew mask policies. Surprisingly most of them said that masks are now optional and not a requirement in all crew and guest areas.

Join CruiSea the social app for guests and crew

Sep 16, 2022

Welcome to CruiSea, the most advanced social app for guests and crew to meet, connect and benefit from the discounts in ports or aboard the ships.

After years in preparation by cruise industry seasoned professionals and IT specialists, CruiSea is proud to present its final product of this unique app. CruiSea bringing the cruise community together and boosting the social ship life.

Princess Names Next-Generation Sphere-Class Cruise Ship Sun Princess

Sep 16, 2022

Princess Cruises revealed a stunning new bespoke platform, which will be the brand's largest ship ever with a capacity for over 4,000 guests.