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Naming Ambassadors Yao Ming and Ye Li officially name Majestic Princess at Gala Celebration

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Jul. 11, 2017
Supplier: Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises announced that Majestic Princess, the first new international luxury cruise liner tailor-made for China, has arrived in Shanghai to begin her maiden season. Yao Mingand Ye Li served as Naming Ambassadors and officially named Majestic Princess during an inaugural ceremony.

The ceremony was also attended by Wang Hong, the party secretary of Baoshan District and director general of Shanghai International Cruise Business Institute, Arnold Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc and Jan Swartz, group president, Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia, Chinese travel agent partners, national and local media and key opinions leaders. 

Majestic Princess promises the ultimate cruise vacation, offering Princess Cruises’ renowned warm, welcoming, international service experience. The new cruise ship features two specialty dinner menus designed exclusively for Princess by Michelin star-awarded chefs Emmanuel Renaut (La Mer) and Richard Chen (Harmony); the largest duty-free shops at sea; the most technologically-advanced, immersive musical and cinematic production at sea, “Fantastic Journey,” featuring drones and state-of-the-art video mapping; a new youth program, “Camp Discovery” for Chinese children; and the Princess Luxury Bed developed in collaboration with board-certified doctor and sleep expert, Michael Breus, PhD.

Princess Cruises will also call Australia home from September 2018 to March 2019. Majestic Princess will sail itineraries from Sydney and Auckland on voyages from 6 to 13 days in length, and will call in ports at destinations including New ZealandTasmaniaFiji and other islands in the South Pacific.  

Additional information about Princess Cruises is available by calling 1-800-PRINCESS or visiting the company’s website at princess.com.

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