Princess Cruises Has a New Ship

princess cruises new shipDiscovery Princess.
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Princess Cruises has taken delivery of its newest ship, the highly-anticipated Discovery Princess. 

The ship was delivered in a ceremony this week at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Italy. 

It’s the 15th MedallionClass ship for Princess, with capacity for 3,660 guests. 

The ship is the sixth and final “Royal-class” ship for the company, featuring new culinary options, Broadway-style shows and what Princess calls the “largest balconies at sea” in its Sky Suites. 

Princess’ MedallionClass gives guests a wearable, quarter-sized device that enables contactless boarding, locating loved ones and enhanced services, among other features. 

“We extend our immense gratitude to our long-time and trusted partners at Fincantieri, the shipbuilders of all six of our Royal-Class vessels with Discovery Princess and look forward to welcoming our first guests to experience the beauty of the ship when they embark in just a few weeks,” said John Padgett, president of Princess Cruises. 

The ship’s regional cruises will kick off in Los Angeles, with sailings on the Mexican Riviera. 

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