Princess Cruises said it will convert some of its
mini-suites to an upgraded “Club Class” by adding a package of amenities,
including an exclusive dining area within the main dining room.
Club Class mini-suites will come with priority check-in and
disembarkation, two half-bottles of wine (one red, one white) and terrycloth
bathrobes. They will be among the first to get the new Princess Luxury Bed,
which the line is installing fleetwide over the next few years.
Princess said Club Class guests will get expedited seating
in their own area of the dining room served by a dedicated wait staff and
delineated by special table linens. There will be exclusive menu options and
Princess didn’t specify the premium for Club Class or say
what percentage of mini-suites would carry the designation. The service debuts
in December on select ships, with the balance receiving it in 2017, Princess