Princess Cruises to debut its largest ship in early 2024

Princess Cruises to debut its largest ship in early 2024

The vessel will accommodate more than 4,000 guests

Princess Cruises will debut its largest ship, Sun Princess, in the spring of next year.

Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, the 175,500-tonne vessel will accommodate more than 4,000 guests. 

According to the line, Sun Princess will deliver cruise ship amenities typical of the largest ships in the world while delivering personalised service found on the industry’s smallest ships.

President John Padgett said: “Sun Princess is a new and bespoke ship platform, designed to simultaneously embrace Princess heritage while boldly pressing into the future with iconic, elegant and pure lines unique to our brand.

“A show-stopping, first-of-its-kind Dome on the top deck and suspended glass Piazza in the centre of Sun Princess offer innovative designs showcasing expansive ocean views for incredible opportunities to connect with the sea.” 

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A Princess spokesperson confirmed that Sun Princess will sail an inaugural spring/summer season of Mediterranean cruises followed by Western and Eastern Caribbean voyages out of Port Everglades, Florida in the autumn of 2024. 

With 2,157 staterooms, including 50 suites and 100 connecting rooms, the 21-deck Sun Princess features all balcony accommodations. Also launching exclusively on Sun Princess will be a new level of suite accommodations, the Signature Collection. In addition to premium stateroom amenities, Signature Collection suites include access to the Signature Restaurant, Signature Lounge and the Signature Sun Deck. 

Sustainable elements are also being engineered in the vessel. Sun Princess is part of Carnival Corporation’s green cruising focus and is one of 11 new ships in the corporate fleet powered by LNG fuel technology. 

The inaugural season for Sun Princess begins in early 2024 with Mediterranean itineraries. The ship’s first three voyages will go on sale on 16 September. 

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