Princess Cruises has announced its full 2020 Japan programme is now on sale and available to book.
Throughout the year the 2,670-guest Diamond Princess will sail round trip from Tokyo and Kobe on over 50 departures to more than 50 destinations in 11 countries.
The voyages range from 5 – 28 days and offer guests the opportunity to participate in activities and events including Japan’s most famous summer festivals; renowned spring flower and fall foliage sites; and celebrate the festive period in further afield destinations such as Brunei, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Diamond Princess is tailored for Japan cruising and gives guests the chance to enjoy local experiences onboard such as relaxing in a traditional ‘onsen’ bath and dining in a sushi restaurant.
The sailings include:
· An 8-day Japan Explorer with Kumano Fireworks cruise roundtrip from Tokyo, calling at Wakayama, Kumano, Kochi, Kanmon Straits (scenic cruising), Busan, Nagasaki, Gunkanjima (scenic cruising) and Kagoshima. Departs August 15, 2020 with prices from £1449pp
· A 9-day Japan Explorer Spring Flowers cruise roundtrip from Tokyo, calling at Gamagori, Osaka, Kochi, Hiroshima, Busan and Sasebo. Departs April 2, 2020 with prices from £1399pp
· A 14-day Borneo & Japan Cruise from Singapore to Tokyo, calling at Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei), Kota Kinabalu, Manila, Hong Kong, Taipei, Okinawa, Osaka (for Kyoto) and Shimizu (for Mt. Fuji). Departs December 30, 2020 with prices from £1769pp
All cruises currently have a low £50pp deposit.
Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises’ vice president UK and Europe, said: “Guests sailing Japan with Princess Cruises will get to experience the best that this fascinating region has to offer, both onboard and ashore.
“The variety of cruises on offer gives our guests the opportunity to tailor-make their own holiday. Shorter 7-day voyages allow a cruise to be combined with a land holiday, while longer cruises of 14 – 28 days are popular with those who are keen to explore.”
About Princess Cruises:
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global premium cruise line and tour company operating a fleet of 17 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to more than 380 destinations around the globe, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England and World Cruises. Itineraries range in length from three to 111 days.
Three new Royal-class ships are currently on order with the next new ship, Sky Princess, under construction scheduled for delivery in October 2019. Princess recently announced that two new (LNG) ships which will be the largest ships in the Princess fleet, accommodating approximately 4,300 guests with expected delivery in 2023 and 2025. Princess now has five ships arriving over the next six years between 2019 & 2025. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK).
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