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Princess Cruises' fourth Royal class ship to enter service late 2019

Princess Cruises' fourth Royal class ship to enter service late 2019
Princess Cruises has confirmed that the Fincantieri newbuild carrying 3,560 passengers (announced as part of a four ship order for Carnival Corp at the end of last year) will enter service in late 2019, and cost around €600m.

The new arrival, a sister ship to Royal Princess, Regal Princess and Majestic Princess (launching in 2017) will increase Princess’ fleet to 19.

The new ship will include signature elements of Princess Cruises’ previous vessels including the vast central atrium hub with multiple dining, entertainment and retail venues; Movies Under the Stars outdoor cinema experience; The Sanctuary top-deck relaxation area; and the Lotus Spa. The ship will additionally have innovations that will be announced in due course.

Princess Cruises will confirm the deployment at a later date.

Tony Roberts, vp Princess Cruises UK, said: 'We’re incredibly excited to confirm that Princess Cruises’ growth continues with the order of another Royal class ship. Demand and confidence in Princess has never been higher and we’re delighted that in just a few years’ time even more guests will get the chance to travel with us in style to over 360 destinations across the world.'