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Princess Cruises has recently announced that in continued response to the impact of the COVID-19 global outbreak and the recent order from the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the line is cancelling all voyages due to depart up to and including June 30.

Princess Cruises has announced that its Alaska sailings departing throughout spring and summer 2021 are now on sale.

Princess Cruises has announced its full Japan programme, from May 2021 to April 2022, is available to book.

Princess Cruises has officially named its newest ship, the 3,660-guest Sky Princess, at a ceremony in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Princess Cruises UK has recruited Natasha Lizardos as sales operations manager on a 12-month contract. She was previously with Thomas Cook for 20 years.

Princess Cruises has bid farewell to its final UK-based ship for this year as the line now looks ahead to 2020. Following the departure of Sapphire Princess after a season sailing from Southampton, mostly to Northern and Southern Europe, the line will cruise again from the UK in just over six months time with the arrival of the 3,560-guest Regal Princess.

Princess Cruises UK has announced the appointment of Karen Cameron to the position of territory business manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Research carried out on behalf of Princess Cruises has revealed that 70 percent of UK tourists have said they frequently struggle to get a good night’s sleep while on holiday.

The most popular reason given was being too hot or cold, which affects over half (55 percent) of them.
Meanwhile nearly one in two (45 percent) are unable to sleep due to an uncomfortable bed, which is common across all age groups and in particular the over 55’s (55 percent).

Other causes were irregular bedtimes (27 percent), having an afternoon siesta or nap (15 percent) and jet lag (15 percent).

The findings also reveal that, despite holidays being the perfect time to unwind, sleep in and relax, almost one in four (23 percent) employees take at least a week off per year just to catch up on sleep. This equates to around a quarter of their paid leave.

And one in five (21 percent) employees do not take their full annual leave entitlement. Heavy workloads (40 percent) and not being able to find time (31 percent) were the main causes.

The research also showed that Brits overall are more sleep-deprived than other countries surveyed. 66 percent of are getting less sleep than required on an average night, which ranks the poorest when compared to the likes of the US, Australia and China.

To help combat substandard holiday snooze, Princess Cruises has collaborated with sleep expert, Michael Breus.

As well as providing hints, tips and guidance to guests on getting better sleep, Breus has helped develop the Princess luxury bed, which combines his scientific knowledge with the latest comfort technology to ensure a good night;s rest.

 

Princess Cruises has confirmed that the 3,080-guest Crown Princess has become it’s fourth MedallionClass ship.

Crown Princess has arrived in Southampton to begin its spring and summer season in the UK and will be sailing around the British Isles on a series of 12-night voyages.