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REVEL IN THE EXOTIC

MAGIC OF ASIA Cover: A Princess ship sails along the shore of dazzling Hong Kong; above: Dramatic red lanterns of the sprawling Thean Hou Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

What’s Inside 2 Introduction to Asia 4 Grand Asia Cruises 5 Asia & Australia Cruises 6 Southeast Asia Cruises 8 Japanese Festival Cruises 10 Hokkaido Cruises 12 Kyushu Cruises 13 Ryukyu Islands & Kyushu Cruises 14 Ryukyu Islands & Taiwan Cruises 15 Japan, Taiwan & Vietnam Cruise 16 Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan & Getaway Cruises 17 Land & Sea Vacations 18 Excursions 20 Princess Onboard Experience 24 Our Fleet 25 Staterooms The contents of this brochure are accurate as of the date of printing and are subject to change. Please refer to princess.com for up-to-date information.


SEE MORE OF THE REGION With over 30 unique Asia-based itineraries to regions including Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and the islands of Japan, and three incredible Land & Sea Vacations, we offer a wide range of options for how you experience this magical destination.

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES Ride an aerial ropeway up mystical Mt. Fuji, explore Bangkok in a tuk-tuk, trek inside Kuala Lumpur’s fabled Batu Caves, learn ancient crafts and traditional cooking, and delve into other authentic adventures on excursions ashore.

ASIA ON BOARD Your immersion in Asia continues on board, with a mix of Western and Asian Entertainment, from Chinese Crosstalk Comedy to high impact Magic Illusion shows to visually impactful guest entertainers and production shows. Enjoy regional flavors, such as fresh sushi, Chinese hot pot, a noodle bar, “Tea of the Day” and fine Japanese whiskeys.† † Available on select itineraries.

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Our itineraries are crafted to give you more opportunities to experience the color, culture and flavors of the region. With port calls that are either Late Night (9 pm or later) or an Overnight, you can see the sights during the day, and then, in the evening, experience the nightlife of select destinations. Look for the ports highlighted in red within the itineraries that indicate More Ashore calls. Top to bottom: A pensive face from the past at the Confucius Shrine in Nagasaki, Japan; a steady hand creates traditional Chinese calligraphy; a classic junk boat sails across Hong Kong Harbour at dusk; enjoy fresh sushi prepared onboard at Kai Sushi; faces of the Nebuta Festival in Aomori, Japan; weaving at a traditional Asian loom. Above Image: ©Yasufumi Nishi/©JNTO


EXPLORE ASIA’S WONDERS All across Asia, from the shimmering steel-and-glass skyline of Hong Kong to the temples and beaches of Phuket, you’ll discover all the best the region has to offer on a voyage with Princess.® Carefully crafted shore excursions introduce you to the most memorable experiences in each port, and onboard entertainment and activities bring CHINA

the region to life.

SIHANOUKVILLE Cambodia’s only deep-water port offers beautiful beaches and crystal waters, and is one of the gateways for an overland tour to the spectacular temple complex of Angkor Wat.

BANGKOK In busy Bangkok, you can watch graceful traditional dancers, visit a Golden Buddha and meet the big cats at the intriguing Tiger Zoo. THAILAND

PHUKET Thailand’s fabled beach resort, the “Pearl of the Andaman Sea,” Phuket has all you could want — perfect beaches, sparkling seas and dramatic scenery.

KUALA LUMPUR Dominated by the soaring spires of Petronas Towers and KL Tower, Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur is a riveting study in modern and traditional side by side.

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VIETNAM

MALAYSIA

SINGAPORE

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SINGAPORE The city-state of Singapore is home to 4 million people, a convergence of Eastern and Western influences, and some of the best food in Southeast Asia.

Lower left: Courtesy of Singapore Tourism Board; Next Page: Upper right: ©JNTO; middle right: ©Yasufumi Nishi/©JNTO; middle: ©Akimasa Yuasa/©JNTO

INDONESIA


JAPAN SOUTH KOREA

AOMORI In the north of Japan’s main island of Honshu lies Aomori, home to dramatic volcanic mountains and the famous Nebuta Festival.

HONG KONG The green Kowloon mountains, the glistening skyline, and the busy harbor with its junks and sampans make Hong Kong a captivating vision of new meets old.

TOKYO The capital of Japan is also the country’s third largest city, a contrast in ancient landmarks and modern sights.

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BUSAN Korea’s second-largest city is a fascinating amalgam of old and new. It’s also gateway to Korea’s ancient capital, Gyeong-Ju.

HO CHI MINH CITY The former Saigon is a thrilling city of bicycles, floating markets, French colonial influences, street hawkers, and Vietnamese culture that will leave you fascinated.

TAIPEI Tangled in the intriguing web of its turbulent history with mainland China, Taiwan’s Taipei is home to temples, skyscrapers and other attractions.

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BALI Indonesia’s premier resort island, Bali features some of the most beautiful scenery in Asia, from its beaches to its picturesque rice paddies.

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ASIA CRUISES Our Asia itineraries bring you some of the best attractions in the region. And you can choose between a 2-week sailing and an incredible 49-day adventure on Majestic Princess.®

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INTRODUCING MAJESTIC PRINCESS® The new Majestic Princess℠ offers the Princess experience, delivered with a new Asian flair. Guests will delight in Chinese touches complementing signature Princess international

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offerings. You’ll find favorites like Movies Under the Stars, the

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Piazza and shows like “Fiera” and “Spectacular” — plus new features found first on Majestic, from unique restaurants to fun activities and events. Onboard communications and services

Rome (Civitavecchia) ► Naples (for Capri & Pompeii) ► Santorini ► Athens (Piraeus) ► Suez Canal Transit ► Aqaba (for Petra) ► Dubai ► Abu Dhabi ► Cochin ► Colombo ► Penang ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Singapore ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang) ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Xiamen ► Hong Kong (overnight) ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Osaka (for Kyoto) ► Seoul (Inchon) ► Shanghai

Rome

Athens

GREECE

CHINA

(Piraeus)

(Civitavecchia)

Shanghai

Santorini

ITALY

Naples

(Yokohama)

Xiamen Bangkok Hong (Laem Chabang) Kong

Dubai

Suez Canal

Seoul SOUTH KOREA (Inchon) JAPAN Tokyo

JORDAN

Aqaba

THAILAND

Abu Dhabi UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Cochin Colombo

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will be offered in both English and Mandarin, and her gracious crew include many whom hail from China. Come aboard Majestic Princess and experience a taste of China as you sail to new worlds. The new Majestic Princess.

Osaka Taipei

(Keelung)

VIETNAM

TAIWAN

Ho Chi Minh City

INDIA

(Phu My)

Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) Singapore

Penang

MALAYSIA

This voyage is a combination of the 28-day Maiden Mediterranean & Southeast Asia on May 21, 2017, and 21-day Maiden Grand Asia on June 18, 2017 (not shown), visit princess.com for more details.

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2018 DEPARTURE DATE Mar 28* Wed Singapore ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Nha Trang ► Hong Kong ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Osaka (for Kyoto) ► Shimizu ► Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Shimizu ► Osaka (for Kyoto) ► Busan ► Sakaiminato ► Hakodate ► Muroran (for Sapporro) ► Cross International Date Line ► Anchorage (Whittier) ► Hubbard Glacier (Yakutat Bay) scenic cruising ► Glacier Bay scenic cruising ► Skagway ► Juneau ► Ketchikan ► Vancouver Anchorage

Glacier Bay

ALASKA

Hakodate Sakaiminato

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SOUTH KOREA CHINA

Busan Taipei

(Keelung)

Hong Kong Nha Trang VIETNAM

Muroan JAPAN

Tokyo

Hubbard Glacier

Hong Kong (overnight) ► Halong Bay/Hanoi (Cai Lan) ► Da Nang/Hue (Chan May – overnight) ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang – overnight) ► Ko Samui ► Singapore (overnight)

Skagway Juneau Ketchikan

CHINA

Halong Bay/Hanoi

CANADA

(Cai Lan)

Bangkok

Vancouver B.C.

(Laem Chabang)

(Yokohama)

Shimizu Osaka TAIWAN

THAILAND

Ko Samui

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Ho Chi Minh City

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(Phu My)

Singapore

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This voyage is a combination of the 13-day Southeast Asia & Japan cruise on April 14, 2018 and the 23-day Japan & Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure® cruise on April 27, 2018, visit princess.com for more details.

Golden Princess 37 Day SE Asia Japan & Alaska GA 017-18_R1_NL_eps

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Hong Kong Da Nang/Hue (Chan May)

VIETNAM

Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My)

Singapore

* Itinerary operates in reverse.

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You can see the sights during the day, and experi­ence the nightlife after dark. All ports shown in red are Late Night calls (9 pm or later), unless noted as an Overnight.

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ASIA & AUSTRALIA CRUISES Sail between Sydney and either Singapore or Tokyo, and you can take in the best of both Australia and Asia on one voyage ranging from 19 to 22 days.

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Sydney ► Darwin ► Cross the Equator ► Kota Kinabalu ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Nha Trang ► Hong Kong ► Osaka (for Kyoto) ► Shimizu ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

JAPAN

Tokyo

(Yokohama) Osaka Hong Kong Shimizu VIETNAM Nha Trang Ho Chi Minh City Kota Kinabalu CHINA

Singapore Bali Indian Ocean

(Benoa)

MALAYSIA INDONESIA

Darwin AUSTRALIA

Kuala Lumpur Pacific Ocean

Equator

MALAYSIA

(Port Kelang)

Bali

Indian Ocean

(Benoa)

Perth

South Pacific Ocean

Sydney

(Fremantle)

Margaret River

Singapore

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AUSTRALIA

ef Re er rri Ba at re

(Phu My)

Melbourne ► Adelaide ► Port Lincoln ► Margaret River (Busselton) ► Perth (Fremantle) ► Bali (Benoa) ► Cross the Equator ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Singapore

Port Lincoln Adelaide

(Busselton)

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Melbourne

* Itinerary operates in reverse order. Singapore and Bali replace Osaka and Kota Kinabalu. Port order varies.

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BREATHTAKING BALI From steep hillsides of terraced rice paddies to forest-shrouded temples that are home to bands of monkeys, Bali is the very definition of exotic and mysterious. This Indonesian island is also home to traditional villages and some of the most unique cultural products in the region — including lovely batik, sublime jewelry and dazzling paintings. Rice fields in Bali.

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SOUTHEAST ASIA CRUISES Our Singapore-based cruises are an immersive introduction to the spectacular destinations of Southeast Asia — and offer the opportunity to explore one of the region’s most exciting cities.

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Feb 8 Thu

Dec 30* Sat

Feb 18* Sun

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Jan 28^ S un Singapore ► Kota Kinabalu ► Nha Trang ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Sihanoukville ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang) ► Ko Samui ► Singapore ► Cross the Equator ► Bali (Benoa) ► Cross the Equator ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Penang ► Phuket ► Singapore

Bangkok

VIETNAM

CAMBODIA

Singapore ► Cross the Equator ► Bali (Benoa) ► Cross the Equator ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Penang ► Phuket ► Singapore ► Ko Samui ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang) ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Singapore

Bangkok

Pacific Ocean

Ko Samui

(Port Kelang)

MALAYSIA

Indian Ocean

Equator

Singapore

INDONESIA

Indian Ocean

Bali

MALAYSIA

Singapore Equator

Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang)

INDONESIA

(Benoa)

^ This sailing includes a More Ashore stay in Penang. * Port order may vary. Sapphire Princess_21 Day Southeast Asia 017_R2_NL_eps ▲  Fares based on 1/28/18 sailing. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses up to $240 are additional, subject to change, and Princess reserves the right to collect any increases in effect at the time of sailing even if the fare has already been paid in full. Certain restrictions apply. See page 17 for details.

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(Phu My)

Phuket Penang

Sihanoukville

Kuala Lumpur

Ho Chi Minh City

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Kota Kinabalu

Phuket Penang

VIETNAM

Ko Samui

(Phu My)

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Days

Pacific Ocean

(Laem Chabang)

Nha Trang Ho Chi Minh City

(Laem Chabang)

Bali

(Benoa)

* Port order may vary. ▲  Fares based onPrincess_17 2/25/18 sailing. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses to $190 are additional, subject to change, and Sapphire Day Malaysia & up Thailand 017_R1_NL_eps Princess reserves the right to collect any increases in effect at the time of sailing even if the fare has already been paid in full. Certain restrictions apply. See page 17 for details.

DIVERSITY DEFINES SINGAPORE The name Singapore conjures visions of ultra-modern skyscrapers, luxurious hotels and high commerce. This multifaceted destination is one of Asia’s great melting pots, home to Chinese

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shops, Buddhist temples, British-inspired Victorian buildings, Nov 27* Mon

Arab souks and other diverse influences that epitomize its

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origins as a trading hub for the East India Company.

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The striking Singapore skyline at night.

Singapore ► Penang ► Langkawi ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Singapore ► Kota Kinabalu ► Nha Trang ► Ho Chi Mihn City (Phu My) ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang) ► Ko Samui ► Singapore

Sihanoukville THAILAND

CAMBODIA

SOUTHEAST ASIA CRUISES

Bangkok

Ko Samui Phuket Langkawi Penang

Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang)

Pacific Ocean

VIETNAM

(Laem Chabang)

Indian Ocean

Nha Trang

Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My)

MALAYSIA

Kota Kinabalu

Singapore

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* Phuket replaces Langkawi and Sihanoukville, port order varies. This sailing does not offer More Ashore. ^ Port order may vary.

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You can see the sights during the day, and experi­ence the nightlife after dark. All ports shown in red are Late Night calls (9 pm or later), unless noted as an Overnight.

Image: Courtesy of Singapore Tourism Board


With over 100 airlines serving more than 300 cities worldwide, Singapore is easily accessible via Changi Airport, a well-connected airhub.

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Dec 2* Sat Dec 19 Tue

2018 DEPARTURE DATES Jan 9 Tue Jan 28 Sun Singapore ► Kota Kinabalu ► Nha Trang ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang) ► Ko Samui ► Singapore ► Penang ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Singapore

Bangkok

(Laem Chabang)

VIETNAM

Nha Trang

THAILAND

(Laem Chabang)

THAILAND

Kota Kinabalu

MALAYSIA

Singapore

(Port Kelang)

(Phu My)

Kota Kinabalu MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

Singapore

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Nha Trang Ho Chi Minh City

Sihanoukville Indian Ocean

Kuala Lumpur

CAMBODIA

Ko Samui

(Phu My)

Penang

VIETNAM

Bangkok

Pacific Ocean

Ho Chi Minh City

Ko Samui

Indian Ocean

Singapore ► Kota Kinabalu ► Nha Trang ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Sihanoukville ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang) ► Ko Samui ► Singapore

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* This departure is a 10-day sailing that does not visit Sihanoukville.

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SINGAPORE GETAWAYS Sapphire Princess®

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Singapore ► Cross the Equator ► Bali (Benoa) ► Cross the Equator ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Penang ► Phuket ► Singapore

Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang)

4 Days

Singapore Equator

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Feb 18 2018 Mar 7 2018

Singapore ► Ko Samui ► Bangkok (Laem Chabang) ► Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My) ► Singapore

MALAYSIAN PENINSULA DEPARTURE DATES Singapore ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Nov 27 2017

Penang ► Phuket ► Singapore

MALAYSIA

Pacific Ocean

MALAYSIA

Indian Ocean

DEPARTURE DATES

Bali

(Benoa)

^ This sailing does not include a More Ashore stay in Penang. 

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3 Days

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DEPARTURE DATES Dec 15 2017 Jan 20 2018 Jan 24 2018

Singapore ► Penang ► Langkawi ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Singapore

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MALAYSIA

DEPARTURE DATES Singapore ► Penang ► Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang) ► Dec 12 2017

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* Ports of Embarkation and Disembarkation are in bold.

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Phuket Penang

Days

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JAPANESE FESTIVAL CRUISES Japan is known for its colorful and timeless traditions dating back centuries, and summer is the best time to experience these magical events. We’ve designed many of our itineraries to let you take part in some of the most famous celebrations.

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Apr 20 Thu

Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Kushiro ► Shiretoko Peninsula scenic cruising ► Korsakov (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) ► Otaru ► Hakodate ► Aomori (for Nebuta Festival) ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Busan ► Sakaiminato ► Toyama (Fushiki for Tonami Tulip Festival) ► Akita (for Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival) ► Hakodate ► Aomori (for Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival) ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

Korsakov

RUSSIA

Otaru Hakodate SOUTH KOREA

HOKKAIDO

Scenic cruising

(Yokohama)

Nagasaki

Aomori

Toyama

(for Hirosaki Cherry Blossom Festival)

SOUTH KOREA

(for Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival)

Akita

Busan

(for Nebuta Festival)

Tokyo

HOKKAIDO

(Fushiki – for Tonami Tulip Festival)

Kushiro Aomori

JAPAN

Busan

Hakodate

Shiretoko Peninsula

(Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk)

Pacific Ocean

JAPAN

Sakaiminato

Tokyo

Pacific Ocean

(Yokohama)

This voyage is a combination of the 5-day Korea & Japan Getaway shown on page 16 and the 9-day Hokkaido with Nebuta Festival shown on this page, visit princess.com for more details.

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A FESTIVE LAND Japan is a land of festivals. And there are celebrations

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to mark nearly every important occasion — festivals that

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commemorate ancestors and celebrate the different seasons,

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snow and ice festivals, doll festivals, rice festivals and floating

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Jul 26 Wed

lantern festivals. Several of our Japan voyages this season

visit local regional celebrations, so you can experience this unique aspect of Japan’s culture. Hiroshima Yume-Minato fireworks display.

Image: ©Hiroshima Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Kushiro ► Shiretoko Peninsula scenic cruising ► Korsakov (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) ► Otaru ► Hakodate ► Aomori (for Nebuta Festival) ► Tokyo (Yokohama) RUSSIA

Korsakov

(Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk)

Otaru

HOKKAIDO

Hakodate Aomori

(for Nebuta Festival)

Shiretoko Peninsula Scenic cruising

Kushiro JAPAN

Tokyo

Pacific Ocean

(Yokohama)

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Days

You can see the sights during the day, and experi­ence the nightlife after dark. All ports shown in red are Late Night calls (9 pm or later), unless noted as an Overnight.


Princess Cruises is a proud partner of the Japanese Tourism Board.

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Jul 26 Wed

Aug 4 Fri

Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Kushiro ► Shiretoko Peninsula scenic cruising ► Korsakov (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) ► Otaru ► Hakodate ► Aomori (for Nebuta Festival) ► Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Akita (for Kanto Festival) ► Aomori (for Nebuta Festival) ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

Korsakov

RUSSIA

HOKKAIDO

JAPAN

Kushiro

Nagasaki

Tokyo

(Yokohama)

SOUTH KOREA

Busan

Pacific Ocean

This voyage is a combination of the 9-day Hokkaido with Nebuta Festival shown on page 8 and the 8-day Japan with Summer Festivals shown on this page, visit princess.com for more details.

Diamond Princess 17 Day Hokkaido & Kyushu with Summer Festivals 017_R2_NL_eps

(for Nebuta Festival)

(for Kanto Festival)

(for Nebuta Festival)

Busan

Aomori

Akita

Scenic cruising

Aomori

(for Kanto Festival)

SOUTH KOREA

ADD A LAND TOUR TO THIS CRUISE. SEE PAGE 17.

Shiretoko Peninsula

(Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk)

Otaru Hakodate Akita

Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Akita (for Kanto Festival) ► Aomori (for Nebuta Festival) ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

Nagasaki

JAPAN

Tokyo

(Yokohama)

Pacific Ocean

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NIGHT OF THE NEBUTA Among Japan’s summer festivals, Nebuta — named for the large “nebuta” warrior float that is the centerpiece of the parade —  is among the most celebrated. This fabled festival takes place in the northern city of Aomori, and in addition to the namesake float also features colorful procession dancers, festival music and a fireworks display. A late-night departure from Aomori lets you experience all the wonder of the Aomori Nebuta Festival. Fanciful faces adorning a Nebuta float.

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Image: ©Yasufumi Nishi/©JNTO

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HOKKAIDO CRUISES The northernmost of Japan’s four main islands, Hokkaido has countless cruise attractions — from cities like charming Otaru, breathtaking marshes and national parks to the scenic splendor of the Shiretoko Peninsula.

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Jun 13 Tue

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Kobe ► Hakodate ► Aomori ► Otaru ► Abashiri ► Korsakov (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) ► Shiretoko Peninsula scenic cruising ► Kobe ► Okinawa ► Ishigaki ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Kobe

Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Okinawa ► Ishigaki ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Kushiro ► Shiretoko Peninsula scenic cruising ► Korsakov (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) ► Otaru ► Hakodate ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

Korsakov

RUSSIA

Otaru

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Taipei

Pacific Ocean

(Keelung)

TAIWAN

This voyage is a combination of the 10-day Circle Hokkaido shown on page 11 and the 7-day Ryukyu Islands & Taiwan shown on page 16, visit princess.com for more details.

Diamond Princess 17 Day Hokkaido & Ryukyu Islands 017_R1_NL_eps

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Kushiro

Tokyo

(Yokohama)

Ishigaki

Kobe

HOKKAIDO

JAPAN

Okinawa

Aomori

Ishigaki TAIWAN

Abashiri

Shiretoko Peninsula Scenic cruising

Otaru Hakodate

Scenic cruising

JAPAN

RUSSIA

(Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk)

HOKKAIDO

Hakodate Okinawa

Korsakov

Shiretoko Peninsula

(Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk)

y uk Ry

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This voyage is a combination of the 8-day Ryukyu Islands & Taiwan shown on page 14 and the 8-day Circle Hokkaido shown on page 11, visit princess.com for more details.

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SHIRETOKO — ONE OF THE SEVEN CRUISE WONDERS OF THE WORLD Princess® and Condé Nast Traveler paired to identify the 7 Cruise Wonders of the World — and on the list is the spectacular Shiretoko Peninsula, also a UNESCO World

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Heritage Site. Sailing along this breathtaking scenic route,

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you’ll see snowy peaks descending to rocky cliffs, forests

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seabirds to resident whales. Sublime beauty on the Shiretoko Peninsula.

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and waterfalls, and an abundance of wildlife from migratory

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This voyage is a combination of the 8-day Circle Hokkaido shown on page 11 and the 8-day Circle Japan shown on page 12, visit princess.com for more details.

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HAKODATE, AFTER DARK A late call in Hakodate gives you the opportunity to experience this port — renowned as a source of the freshest sushi fish in all Japan — in a way few tourists get to. Board an aerial tram for a

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journey to the summit of Mt. Hakodate, an extinct volcano, for

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sweeping views of the city at night, considered one of the three

Sep 5 Tue

finest night views in all of Japan.

Sep 18 Mon Oct 1 Sun

The sparkling lights of the Hakodate waterfront.

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KYUSHU CRUISES Head south from Tokyo for the southwestern-most Japanese isle of Kyushu, home to cities like Nagasaki and Kagoshima, where attractions include countless hot springs, wild monkey parks, traditional gardens, and castles and shrines galore.

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Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Aomori ► Akita ► Toyama (Fushiki) ► Busan ► Kagoshima ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

Tokyo (Yokohama) ►Miyazaki (Aburatsu) ►Busan ►Sakaiminato ►Tsuruga ►Akita ► Tokyo (Yokohama) ADD A LAND TOUR TO THIS CRUISE. SEE PAGE 17.

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Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Nagoya ► Nagasaki ► Busan ► Kagoshima ► Kobe

Kobe ► Japan Inland Sea scenic cruising ► Kanmon Straits scenic cruising ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Miyazaki (Aburatsu) ► Kochi ► Tokushima ► Kobe

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You can see the sights during the day, and experi­ence the nightlife after dark. All ports shown in red are Late Night calls (9 pm or later), unless noted as an Overnight.


RYUKYU ISLANDS & KYUSHU CRUISES Stretching southwest from Japan’s southernmost main isle of Kyushu is the archipelago of Ryukyu, a chain of subtropical islands including Okinawa, with a unique culture, climate and independent spirit.

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Kobe ► Japan Inland Sea scenic cruising ► Kanmon Straits scenic cruising ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Miyazaki (Aburatsu) ► Kochi ► Tokushima ► Kobe ► Ishigaki ► Hualien ► Kaohsiung ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Okinawa ► Kobe

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ISHIGAKI — ANOTHER WORLD Far to the south of Okinawa, closer to Taiwan than to Japan’s main islands, lies the small isle of Ishigaki. Part of IriomoteIshigaki National Park, this tropical paradise is a world

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apart. Here, you can lounge on a white sand beach and enjoy

May 13 Sat

activities such as surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving. An aerial view of beautiful Ishigaki Island.

Tokushima

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Busan Kanmon Straits

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This voyage is a combination of the 7-day Ryukyu Islands & Taiwan shown on page 16 and the 7-day Kyushu & Shikoku shown on page 12, visit princess.com for more details.

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Image: ©Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau/© JNTO

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Kobe ► Okinawa ► Ishigaki ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Kobe ► Japan Inland Sea scenic cruising ► Kanmon Straits scenic cruising ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Miyazaki (Aburatsu) ► Kochi ► Tokushima ► Kobe

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RYUKYU ISLANDS & TAIWAN CRUISES The Japanese Ryukyu Island chain terminates just 69 miles from the shores of Taiwan. On these sailings, you’ll have a chance to experience both destinations on a single itinerary.

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Kobe ► Kochi ► Kanmon Straits scenic cruising ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Gunkanjima (Hashima Island scenic cruising) ► Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Okinawa ► Ishigaki ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

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THE MANY FACES OF KOBE Kobe, Japan’s fifth-largest city and the home port for several of our Japanese itineraries, is a fascinating destination that is home to merchant mansions, sake breweries and

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dramatic Mt. Rokkō. It is also the gateway to nearby

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attractions including Kyoto, the ancient capital and spiritual

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heart of Japan; Osaka, Japan’s cosmopolitan second-largest city; and the famous Arima Onsen hot springs resorts.

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The Big Buddha of Hyogo in Kobe, Japan. Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Okinawa ► Ishigaki ► Taipei (Keelung) ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

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You can see the sights during the day, and experi­ence the nightlife after dark. All ports shown in red are Late Night calls (9 pm or later), unless noted as an Overnight.


JAPAN, TAIWAN & VIETNAM CRUISE See the best destinations of Southeast Asia — including ports in Japan’s southern islands, Taiwan, Vietnam and an amazing overnight in one of the greatest cities of all, Hong Kong.

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MAGICAL HONG KONG Breathtaking Hong Kong is one of the world’s great destinations, and is countless places at once — thrillingly bustling yet contemplative, ultra-modern and compellingly

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traditional, Western influenced and thoroughly Eastern.

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With an overnight in Hong Kong, you’ll have plenty of time

to take in the sights, wander the street markets, sample the exotic local cuisine and marvel at the harbor of this spectacular place.

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Traditional junk boat sailing in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong.

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RYUKYU ISLANDS, TAIWAN & GETAWAY CRUISES Depart conveniently round trip from either Tokyo or Kobe on one of our 5- or 7-day Getaway Cruises, introducing you to the southerly Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan, Korea’s fascinating port of Busan, or Japan’s main island.

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Tokyo (Yokohama) ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

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More than merely an outpost of Japanese influence, the

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island of Okinawa has a personality and culture all its

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a turbulent history — including being the site of one of the costliest battles of the latter part of World War II. Today, the

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island celebrates its past with attractions like the Ryukyu Mura, a re-creation of a traditional ancient Okinawan village, and the Peace Memorial Park. Okinawa’s Shurijo Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Kobe ► Kochi ► Kanmon Straits scenic cruising ► Busan ► Nagasaki ► Gunkanjima (Hashima island scenic cruising) ► Tokyo (Yokohama)

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SEE THE MOST ON A LAND & SEA VACATION For those looking to delve deeper into Asia’s rich cultural treasures and spectacular scenic wonders, we’ve got three terrific options.

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Primeval Forest are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, of worship was first established in 786 A.D., and was rebuilt many times through the centuries. It’s known for both its beautiful red architecture and the bronze lanterns inside the

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Sublime Kasuga Grand Shrine and the nearby Kasugayama “Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara.” This inspiring place

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shrine, and the stone lanterns that lead up the entrance. You

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can visit Nara from Kyoto on a Princess Land & Sea Vacation. The beautiful Kasuga Taisha shrine in Nara.

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2 nights Kyoto ► 3 nights Tokyo ► 8-night Japan cruise

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Shinkansen Bullet Train Motorcoach

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ASIA’S AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES AWAIT With Princess,® you don’t get to just see the best destinations of Asia,  you get to experience them just the way you want to with our array of award-winning excursions. Wander the streets of the bustling former Dutch colony of Macau, visit Japan’s sacred Mt. Fuji, watch a coconut gathering demonstration by monkeys in Thailand, and much more.

HUALIEN, TAIWAN: Best of Taroko Gorge National Park – Dramatic scenery in Taroko Gorge National Park from the Swallow’s Grotto to the Tunnel of Nine Turns, plus marble factory shopping and an aboriginal Taiwanese dance performance, create a deep cultural immersion into the heart and soul of Taiwan.

HONG KONG: Best of Macau – Explore the stunning city of Macau. Visit the Museum of Macau, tour the ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral, Macau’s most famous building. Take in the beauty of a temple honoring the goddess A-Ma, for whom the city is named. HUE, VIETNAM: Imperial Citadel & Tu Duc Royal Tomb – A World Heritage Site, the old imperial capital of Hue is Vietnam’s most popular attraction. Explore the Imperial Citadel, home to the imperial family until the 1900s. Visit the ancient Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb, an exquisite example of royal architecture. ©2016 Discovery Communications. All Rights Reserved. Discovery, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Discovery Family, and their respective logos are trademarks of Discovery Communications. Excursions and schedule subject to change.


Many of the sights you will have the opportunity to see throughout Asia are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Don’t miss an opportunity to share in the rich heritage of countries like Japan, China and Thailand — and the treasures of the world.

TOKYO, JAPAN: Mt. Fuji & Hakone National Park – Board a ropeway tram for a tour of the Owakudani Valley, a geothermal wonderland of boiling mineral springs, and cruise Lake Ashi aboard a Viking-style vessel for stunning views of Mt. Fuji. PHUKET, THAILAND: Phang-Nga, James Bond Island Cruise & Panyi Island – Spend the day exploring the breathtaking Phang-Nga Bay. You’ll cruise to the bay’s dramatically-shaped rocks and islands, and witness the famous James Bond Island. You’ll also visit Koh Panyi Island, home to a traditional Muslim fishing village

PENANG, MALAYSIA: Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas – Explore the largest Chinese Buddhist Temple in Malaysia, Kek Lok Si Temple, home to the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas. Then, stop at the Reclining Buddha Temple and see the fourth-largest reclining Buddha in the world.

SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA: Wat Leu, Villages, Market & Beach Barbecue – Enjoy some relaxing fun in the sun and a beach barbecue at the elegant Sokha Beach Resort. Take in the mystical sites of the temples at Mt. Sihanouk, explore the colorful street market and visit a village school and its kindergarteners. Image: Top right: ©Yasufumi Nishi/©JNTO

To see all available excursions, visit: princess.com/excursions

KO SAMUI, THAILAND: Temple of the Big Buddha & Monkey Demonstration – Discover the people, history and culture of Ko Samui. Visit two of Samui’s most important temples. Then drive to a local venue to delight in a demonstration that shows the efficiency of monkeys who harvest coconuts.

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ENLIGHTENING EXPERIENCES Princess® brings Asia to life with regional offerings on ship and on shore. Guest lecturers, special music and dance put the spotlight on culture and history, including traditional music, dance and storytelling. And you’ll sample the authentic dishes that define Asian cuisine, as well as original creations inspired by local culinary traditions.

Festivals of the World: The world’s great celebrations come together during Princess’ commemorative World Festival. Enjoy onboard entertainment, enrichment opportunities, special dining and unique activities like hula, Boi Ball, Tarantella dance and ukulele classes, face painting, mask, lei and bead necklace making and more, as well as themed gifts in our shops.

Discovery at Sea: Our exclusive partnership with Discovery Communications™ lets you come back captivated with Stargazing on our top deck; activities featuring Discovery™ hit shows such as Shark Week and Finding Bigfoot; plus our new Encounters with Discovery at Sea speaker series. Get more out of your travels with engaging presentations by local destination experts, plus naturalists and specialists in their fields.

For more information visit: princess.com/activities


DESIGNED FOR FRESH Our cuisine is prepared from scratch, using regionally sourced ingredients — the stocks that make up the soups and sauces in the main dining room, fresh sashimi at Kai Sushi, Tako Sunomono (mirin-marinated octopus, wakame and sliced cucumber), the delicious desserts, and hand-tossed pizza named “Best Pizza at Sea” by USA TODAY. You’ll experience the freshness and care that goes into every dish.

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Kai Sushi: Make a reservation for this refined traditional sushi bar, serving up fresh sushi and sashimi expertly prepared by our Princess chefs. Dine at the bar or enjoy an elegant restaurant experience, with specialties ranging from nigiri sushi, sashimi and udon.

Chocolate Journeys: You’ll find plenty of ways to satisfy your chocolate craving including new confections from master chocolatier Norman Love, chosen as the Inaugural Inductee into the Chocolatier Hall of Fame by Dessert Professional Magazine. Look for Chef Love’s sinfully delicious signature desserts in our main dining rooms, plus exquisite breakfast pastries and evening cakes in Horizon Court. princess.com/chocolate In the Dining Room: The elegance of the classic cruise experience is alive and well in the Princess dining rooms. Enjoy dazzling multi-course dinners served by a seasoned waitstaff with Traditional Dining. For a special night out, treat yourself to aged steaks, fresh seafood and fine wine at the sophisticated Sterling Steakhouse or Crown Grill.

For more information visit: princess.com/dining

Master chocolatier, Norman Love.

Nominal charges may apply. Dining options, locations and venues may vary by ship, and actual meal times and charges are subject to change.

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BLISSFUL PURSUITS On a Princess® voyage, you’ve got nothing but time to follow your mood wherever it leads. There are countless opportunities to enjoy your day and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. The Piazza: In the bustling Piazza, the ship’s heart and soul, there’s always something happening. Stop by anytime, day or night, to find musicians and a variety of performers entertaining, or to simply have a cocktail or coffee with a friend.

Lotus Spa: The award-winning Lotus Spa offers a variety of wonderful treatments from massages to manicures. World-class gym equipment and courses including yoga are available in the Fitness Center.

Refreshing Pools: Take a dip in our sparkling freshwater pools, unwind in a soothing hot tub and enjoy bar service and snacks poolside.

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Shopping: In our tax and duty-free shops, you’ll find some of the finest brands at sea, including LONGINES, Burberry, Estée Lauder, Lancôme, Chanel, and OMEGA.

For more information visit: princess.com/activities

Princess Luxury Bed: Settle in for a great night of sleep in the Princess Luxury Bed, designed by renowned sleep expert, Dr. Michael Breus and design guru Candice Olson, and featuring a scientifically engineered mattress, luxurious linens and more. Available in Club Class and Full Suite staterooms beginning in 2017. princess.com/sleep


AFTER-DARK ALLURE When the day is done, the fun is just beginning. From high-tech musicals to comedians, live music and more, every evening your Princess® ship comes alive.

Casino: Thrilling games of chance and a sophisticated atmosphere are the allure in the exciting casino, where you can try your hand at slots, blackjack, roulette and more.

Original production shows: Princess is renowned for our original live musical productions in the Princess Theater. Come experience the thrill of Broadway-style musicals with world-class performances, lavish costumes and more.

Nightlife: Enjoy captivating nightlife throughout the ship — live music including pianists in the bars and lounges, dancing in the nightclub, illusionists and more.

Movies Under The Stars: Find a spot poolside — don’t forget the complimentary popcorn — for a feature film, sensational concert, sporting event and more, all on a giant screen.

For more information visit: princess.com/onboard

Activities and entertainment options vary by ship and are subject to change.

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OUR A SIA FL EE T Our Asia fleet for 2017 features four of our spectacular ships — including the beautiful new Majestic Princess® making her debut in the region — offering the most affordable balcony staterooms in Asia. Whichever ship you sail upon, you’ll enjoy attentive Princess® service, superb dining, engaging activities and wonderful entertainment.

Guests Balconies Length

M a j e s t i c P r i n c e s s®

D i a m o n d P r i n c e s s® S a p p h i r e P r i n c e s s®

Golden Princess®

3,560

2,706^

2,636

Over 1,400

Nearly 740

Over 700

1,083

952

951

143,000

115,875

108,977

Theater

n

n

n

Movies Under the Stars® (poolside theater)

n

n

n

Lotus Spa & Fitness Center

n

n

n

Italian-inspired Piazza

n

n*

n

The SeaWalk® & SeaView Bar

n

Casino

n

n

n

n

n

Gross Tonnage

®

Sabatini’s (Italian specialty restaurant) SM

Crown GrillSM (steak & seafood specialty restaurant)

n

Sterling Steakhouse (specialty restaurant)

n n

SM

Alfredo’s Pizzeria

n

n*

Vines (wine & seafood bar)

n

n

n

The International Café (24-hour coffees, desserts, sandwiches, and tapas)

n

n*

n

Izumi Japanese Bath

n

Kai Sushi

n†

Venues and dining options vary by ship. Nominal charges may apply. ^ Guest capacity varies by ship. * Not available on Diamond Princess. † Not available on Sapphire Princess.

Left to right: Friends enjoying a meal together on the deck; relaxing during an afternoon coffee break at the International Café.


A STATEROOM FOR EVERY TASTE & BUDGET From comfortable and affordable interiors to spacious suites recognized as one of the “Best Line for Suites” by Cruiseline.com, Princess® has just the stateroom to match your needs.

BEST

CRUISE LINE FOR SUITES CRUISELINE.COM

Interior

Oceanview

Balcony

Mini-Suite with balcony

Suite with balcony

Standard Amenities All of our staterooms include: • Comfortable queen or two twin beds • 100% cotton high thread count linens • Refrigerator, TV, hair dryer • Bathroom with shower • Digital security safe Mini-Suites have all the standard stateroom amenities, plus: • Balcony with chairs and table • Bathroom tub and massage shower head • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors • Welcome glass of champagne • Separate sitting area with sofa-bed • Luxury mattress topper and pillows • Two flat-panel TVs

NEW Club Class Mini-Suite This premium new stateroom category features all the standard Mini-Suite amenities, but with exclusive VIP touches: Club Class Dining:* • Exclusive area of the Main Dining Room • Expedited seating with minimal to no wait • Expanded menu options • Dedicated wait staff • Uniquely-styled décor • Table-side preparations Upgraded Amenities & Services: • The Princess Luxury Bed • Priority embarkation and disembarkation at the beginning and end of your cruise • Evening canapés, upon request • Luxurious terry shawl bathrobes princess.com/clubclass

Suites have all the amenities of a Club Class Mini-Suite, plus: • Luxury balcony furniture including loungers, chairs, table and ottoman • Bathroom tub and separate shower • 2 floor-to-ceiling glass doors • Separate sitting area with sofa-bed, chair and tables • One complimentary mini-bar setup • Roomy walk-in closet • Upgraded bathroom amenities • Laundry and professional cleaning services • Complimentary dinner in a specialty restaurant on embarkation day†

Wheelchair-accessible rooms Princess offers a selection of staterooms that provide full wheelchair-turning space. In addition, these staterooms include a roll-in shower equipped with grab bars and a fold-down bench seat, an easy access closet and a writing desk with wheelchair access. Cabins range from approximately 232 to 533 square feet based on stateroom category. Visit princess.com for more details. * Open every evening for dinner and for breakfast and lunch on sea days. † Applicable on cruises 6 days or longer.  Note: Floor plans, amenities and stateroom diagrams represent typical arrangements and may vary by ship. Certain stateroom categories may vary in size and configuration by ship. Square footage varies based on stateroom category and deck location. Stateroom views are considered unobstructed unless noted otherwise. Obstructions do not include certain nautical items like handrails, dividers or ship hardware. For balcony staterooms, the view is determined from the perspective of the balcony railing. Balconies may have either solid steel or glass railings. Some categories have portholes versus picture windows. Some staterooms are partially to fully obstructed, as shown on deck plans. Upper berth and bed ladder capacities are 250 lbs. Staterooms that can accommodate rollaways have two lower berths and one upper berth, and the staterooms can accommodate a fourth berth as a rollaway bed upon request at time of reservation. There are a limited number of rollaway beds per ship, per voyage. Use of rollaway beds restricts cabin space. Call 1800 103 0306 for more information.

For detailed deck plans & virtual tours, visit: princess.com/ships

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