Princess Cruises, under Carnival Corporation, is the 3rd largest cruise line in the world. It has 18 modern ships and serve around 1.3 million passengers each year. Princess Cruise ships that depart from Singapore port are Sapphire Princess, Diamond Princess and Sun Princess.
Built in Japan in 2004 and refurbished in 2012, the Sapphire Princess has a passenger capacity of 2,670 across 1,337 cabins. It has 366 inside cabins, 216 ocean-view cabins, 522 cabins with balcony, 186 mini suites with balcony, 2 family suites with inter-connecting cabins and 28 suites with balcony. In total, 75% of all cabins have a private balcony (750). 1,100 crew members are always ready to service this 18-deck ship.
In terms of facilities, it has 8 whirlpool spas, 3 pools, restaurants, lounges, bars, nightclub, theatre, Fitness Centre, Spa, Kid’s and Teen’s centres, golf lawn, wedding chapel, casino, library, duty-free boutiques, jogging track and more.
Another ship that was built in Japan, the Diamond Princess ship had its inaugural cruise in 2004. It was last refurbished in 2010 and currently has 1,337 cabins across 18 decks. 1,100 crew members are servicing its 377 inside cabins, 212 ocean-view cabins, 10 deluxe Oceanview, 522 outside cabins with private balconies, 186 mini suites with private balconies, 2 family suites with interconnecting cabins and 28 suites with private balconies.
This magnificent ship has comprehensive facilities: Whirlpool spas, swimming pools, restaurants, bars, lounges, nightclub, fitness Center, Kid’s and Teen’s Centres, Casino, Wedding chapel, Internet Café, Sports Deck, Nine-hole Putting Course, Duty-free Boutiques, Library, Art Gallery, Video Arcade and more.
Sun Princess ship had its inaugural cruise in 1995 and was last furbished in 2010. It has 1,011 cabins across 15 decks serviced by 924 crew members. Out of 1,011 cabins, there are 408 inside cabins, 193 ocean view cabins, 372 balcony cabins, 26 mini suites with private balconies and 12 suites with private balconies. 70% of all outside cabins have private balconies (410 in total) and 19 cabins are wheelchair accessible.
It has complete facilities for various kinds of activities: restaurants, cafes, bars, room service, theatre, lounge, casino, swimming pools, spa, fitness centre, jogging tracks, sports court, internet café, library, duty-free shops, art-gallery and more.