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 onboard options and an environment of exceptional customer service. 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®.
A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, and favorite among guests and critics alike, Princess has won multiple awards, including:
• “Best Cruise Itineraries” – Recommend Magazine (over a dozen times!)
• “Best Cruise Line In Alaska” – Travel Weekly (over a dozen times!)
• “Highest Customer Satisfaction” – TravelAge West
• “Best Ocean Cruise Line – USA Today
Princess Cruises was catapulted to stardom in 1977 when its ships, Pacific Princess® was cast in a starring role on a new television show called The Love Boat. The weekly series, which introduced millions of viewers to the concept of a sea-going vacation, was an instant hit and both the company name and the iconic Princess logo have remained synonymous with cruising ever since. The show, which can still be seen around the world, has been widely credited with fueling the dramatic expansion of the industry.