One of the best-known names in cruising Princess Cruises first set sail in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico.
Today the line has grown to become the third largest cruise line in the world renowned for innovative ships - an array of on-board options and 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 114 days allowing them to see the world and come back new.
Princess 18-ship fleet offers a range of sizes and amenities.
The lines largest vessels include Regal Princess
Mid-sized vessels consist of Coral Princess
Sea Princess and Sun Princess
while the lines small ships feature a more intimate cruising experience aboard Pacific Princess and Ocean Princess .
The most recent additions to the fleet Regal Princess and Royal Princess introduced a new generation of ships to the fleet in 2013 and 2014.
The ships feature a 50 percent larger atrium which is the social hub of the ship - a dramatic over-water SeaWalk® - a top-deck glass-bottomed walkway extending more than 28 feet beyond the edge of the vessel - plush private poolside cabanas that appear to be floating on the water- a dazzling water and light show the new Princess Live! television studio - a dedicated pastry shop - more dining options including a special Chefs Table Lumiere - a private space that surrounds diners in a curtain of light and balconies on all outside staterooms.
Princess has an additional ship on order and will add a new Royal Princess class vessel to the fleet in spring 2017.
This as-yet unnamed 143000-ton vessel ship is being built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and will carry 3560 guests.
Princess Cruises is part of Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL and CUK) one of the largest vacation companies in the world.