Last week, Cruise Fever reported on Princess Cruises’ new world cruise in 2021 that will sail 34,000 miles and visit 32 countries.
Princess Cruises is now reporting that this 111 day cruise around the world is the fastest selling world cruise in the cruise line’s history. The cruise opened for bookings on March 27 and saw a record number of bookings in the first 24 hours.
Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises president, gave the following statement about the big sales day for the cruise line: “First-day bookings for our 2021 World Cruise were extraordinary and this record-setting day further demonstrates that our guests value travel experiences to explore new places and cultures.”
Island Princess makes her World Cruise debut in 2021, featuring more than 700 balconies, the Princess Luxury Bed in each stateroom, more specialty and casual dining options and more entertainment venues for live music and lavish production shows like The Secret Silk by Broadway Legend Stephen Schwartz.
World Cruise guests will be treated to Encounters with Discovery speaker series that includes authors, artists, explorers and more, as well as culinary demonstrations, cooking classes, special-themed menus, foreign movies and regional folkloric shows to bring the destinations to life.
The 111-day roundtrip voyage from Ft. Lauderdale departs on January 3, 2021, and the 111-day roundtrip cruise from Los Angeles departs January 17, 2021. A 97-day World Cruise from Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale is also offered, setting sail on January 17, 2021.
The 2021 111-day World Cruise aboard Island Princess is on sale now with rates starting at $20,999/person. Guests booking the 97- or 111-day World Cruise before November 30, 2019 receive early booking perks such as a $1,000 onboard spending money, free airfare, stateroom upgrade, gratuities, Wi-Fi, specialty dining and wine.
This 2021 world cruise on Island Princess will include:
- Cruise to 50 destinations, 32 countries on six continents.
- Visits to 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Archaeological City of Petra from Aqaba, the ancient Greek city of Ephesus in Turkey and the historical city of Rabat from Casablanca.
- Island Princess will sail 34,000 nautical miles in 111 days.
- The World Cruise crosses the Equator two times.
- Maiden port calls to the beautiful seaside town of Gynthion, Greece; New Plymouth, New Zealand; and Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands.
- An optional overland excursion to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the Australian Outback, home of the iconic Ayers Rock.
- With 14 late-night “More Ashore” stays to maximize time in port, guests can take in a
- Tahitian sunset or make a toast to the nightlife in Singapore, plus be treated to overnight stays in ultra-modern Dubai and magical Venice.
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For more information about this epic world cruise from Princess Cruises, contact your local travel professional.