NEW YORK --
Princess Cruises' new Crown Princess will make New York its base of
operations during summer 2006 and will offer a schedule of
roundtrip Caribbean cruises from here -- a first for the line.
The Crown will
offer nine-day roundtrip cruises starting June 14, 2006, and will
alternate eastern- and western-Caribbean itineraries.
The Crown will be
one of the first ships to use new cruise facilities at Grand Turk,
Turks and Caicos, which it will visit on all 10 sailings That port
is being developed by Princess parent company, Carnival
eastern-Caribbean itineraries include a stop in Bermuda, Princess'
first regularly scheduled calls in the island in three years, as
well as in St. Thomas and San Juan.
picked up a new call in Port Canaveral, Fla., during its
western-Caribbean itineraries, in addition to Grand Cayman, Cayman
Islands, and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
The Crown Princess
currently is under construction at Fincantieri in Italy.
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