Published on : Monday, August 2, 2021
Majestic Princess has returned to Seattle, concluding her sailing to Alaska. The event marks the first successful United States voyage for Princess Cruises following the extended pause in operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The ship became the first to return to service, kicking off the partial season of Alaska sailings departing through September 26. The round-trip, seven-day cruise visited Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan.
This autumn, Princess Cruises will begin sailing from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Ft. Lauderdale. Starting between September 25 and November 28, cruises onboard eight Princess MedallionClass ships will once again take guests to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii and the California Coast.
Princess cruises sailings through 2021 are available for guests who have received their final dose of an approved Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the beginning of the cruise and have proof of vaccination. Crew vaccinations will be in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Jan Swartz, President, Princess Cruises said in a statement that she greeted guests with ‘Welcome back to Princess’ while cruising with them onboard Majestic Princess for the first Return to Alaska cruise. She said that from the very beginning, Alaska has been at the core of Princess Cruises and has really helped shaped the very essence of the line.