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Sun Princess Christened in Barcelona

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Princess Cruises celebrated the naming of its new ship, the Sun Princess, today, April 23, 2024, in Barcelona, with the ship’s godmother, the award-winning British actress Hannah Waddingham. The naming ceremony of the largest and most luxurious love boat ever created took place in the ship’s theater with executives from Carnival Corporation, celebrities, and three cast members from the TV series "The Love Boat": Bernie Kopell - Dr. Adam Bricker, Ted Lange - Isaac Washington, and Jill Whelan - Vicki Stubing.

Ruby Princess Damaged After Hitting Pier 27 in San Francisco

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The cruise ship Ruby Princess collided with Pier 27 in San Francisco during the early morning hours of Thursday, July 6, 2023. The incident occurred as the vessel was docking after completing a 10-night Alaska cruise. While damage to the ship's hull and the dock has been reported, no guests or crew members were injured, and operational systems remain unaffected.

Are There Limits on How Many Drinks You Get With Your Cruise Drink & Beverage Package?

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The only cruise lines we know to have any limits on the number of drinks you can order are Carnival and Princess (which is owned by Carnival Corporation). They have a 15-drink limit on alcoholic beverages during the 24 hours from 6 am to 6 am. Non-alcoholic drinks aren't included in the 15-drink total.

Drink Packages On Cruise Ships

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Beverage prices on cruise ships can vary depending on the package and cruise line. Most cruise ships offer beverage packages that provide access to a wide range of drinks, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. These packages are often available for purchase before the cruise or onboard the ship. It's important to carefully review the details of each package to understand what is included and any limitations or restrictions.

Port Pilot Dies While Boarding the Diamond Princess

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A port pilot died while boarding the cruise ship Diamond Princess as the vessel was approaching the port of Nagasaki on May 5th. The tragedy happened at around 5:30 am local time when the 69-year-old pilot fell into the sea while climbing the ladder to board the Diamond Princess from a pilot boat, which is a standard procedure before cruise ship enters port and a local pilot takes control of the navigation.

Princess Announces Lavazza as Official Coffee Partner

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Princess Cruises has announced that Lavazza, a renowned coffee brand, will be its Official Coffee Partner. Lavazza has been synonymous with the Italian coffee for over 120 years, thanks to its passion for delivering superior quality coffee. The partnership will see Lavazza offerings being introduced on Princess ships throughout the spring for guests, and hopefully for the crew, to enjoy the brand's hot coffee options and Ready-to-Drink cans.