Princess Cruises has revealed more details on its upcoming purpose-built cruise ship for China. The large vessel will cater to the Chinese market with tons of spaces and features Chinese guests will enjoy.
Majestic Princess will set sail on its inaugural cruise on April 4. The ship will sail a five-day Adriatic Sea cruise round trip from Rome with stops in Kotor and Corfu.
Following her maiden cruise, Majestic Princess will tour Europe, offering guests a chance to experience the ship on 7, 14, 21 and 28 day cruises departing from Rome, Barcelona or Athens. A repositioning voyage will depart Barcelona on May 14, 2017, visiting Dubai and Singapore before arriving in Shanghai, her new home. Majestic Princess will begin her first cruise from its home-port in Shanghai on July 11, 2017, carrying 3,560 guests to a variety of destinations in Japan and Korea.
Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president said:
“Over the past 50 years, we have developed a mastery of global travel, delivering a truly international cruise vacation experience to our guests.”
“With the debut of Majestic Princess, first in Europe and then in China, we invite guests to indulge in a world-class experience that allows them to completely relax, unwind and ultimately ‘come back new.’
Majestic Princess will feature two specialty restaurants called Harmony and Le Bistrot.
Harmony, created in partnership with Chef Richard Chen formerly of Wynn Las Vegas “Wing Lei” (the first Chinese restaurant in North America awarded a Michelin star). Harmony will feature haute Chinese cuisine paired with pristine ocean views and modern décor, serving Chef Chen’s interpretation of classic Cantonese dishes.
Le Bistrot, located in the lively atrium, offers casual French home-style dining with a modern twist. Harkening back to an authentic Parisian bistrot, guests will enjoy traditional Escargots Casseroles, Braised Ox Tongue and Mushroom Ragout, along with baquettes, tartines, tourtes and French Patisseries.
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Majestic Princess will be a ship offering the very best at sea. Passengers will be able to enjoy European marble, mosaic tile floors, polished woods and sumptuous fabrics as they try out all the different spaces onboard.
More than 80 percent of Majestic Princess’ staterooms include a private balcony. All staterooms feature the new Princess Luxury bed, featuring a custom-made mattress developed by Dr.
The first two shows to be seen on Majestic Princess will be “Fiera” and “Fantastic Journey” both have been met with enthusiastic acclaim by international audiences across the Princess fleet. These musical shows feature a world-class cast of singers and dancers along with some of the most elaborate production numbers, costumes and advanced multimedia stage technology ever produced at sea.
The ship will offer a wide range of entertainment for Chinese guests including a KTV type room where passengers can sing along together all night long.
Guest will be able to spend some moey in nearly 1,100 square meters of luxury boutiques which include designer brand shops from Cartier, Bvlgari and Chopard, leather goods from Burberry and Gucci, along with watches by these luxury brands as well as Montblanc, Longines, Rado and Tissot to name a few.
Majestic Princess is currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The ship will be 143,000 gross tons and carry 3,560 passengers.