Cruises said its Caribbean Princess will offer a partial transit of the new
locks on the Panama Canal in its 2017-18 winter season.
It will be
the first time a Princess ship has gone into the new locks. Caribbean Princess
will do the new locks on 10-day roundtrip cruises from Fort
Lauderdale. Three other Princess ships (Coral Princess, Island Princess and Pacific
Princess) will sail ocean-to-ocean with full transit offerings through all
three sets of traditional canal locks: Gatun, Pedro Miguel and Miraflores.
first, Princess in 2017-18 will sail Emerald Princess on a 12-day roundtrip voyage
from Los Angeles with port calls in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and Vancouver,
featuring scenic cruising of Glacier Bay National Park.
Princess said select cruises will offer extended
stays in Aruba, Curacao, St. Thomas, Cozumel, San Francisco, San Diego, Long
Beach and Honolulu in 2017-18. A new overnight stay in Cabo San Lucas on the
line’s five-day voyages from Los Angeles will also be offered.