Sky Princess, Princess Cruises’ Latest Newbuild Visits Valletta
Valletta Cruise Port has welcomed Sky Princess, Princess Cruises’ brand-new ship debuting this October.
Sky Princess features exciting entertainment venues, new dining choices and award-winning chef partnerships and can accommodate up to 3,660 passengers with over 1,300 crew. Sky Princess, the newest addition to the Princess Cruises’ fleet elevates the distinctive, contemporary design and luxurious attractions of Princess Cruises to new heights. This is the fourth Royal-class ship, and sister ship to Royal Princess, Regal Princess and Majestic Princess. Princess Cruises forms part of the Carnival Group.
Following its arrival into Valletta’s Grand Harbor Sky Princess guests and crew were welcomed ashore to the lively tunes of a traditional village band featuring a number of local favorites, along with international pieces. A traditional plaque exchange was organised aboard, with a number of local stakeholders attending the event.
Minister for Tourism Konrad Mizzi highlighted the added value created by high-end cruise line visits to Valletta. The Minister lauded efforts to develop the Valletta Cruise Port in an all year-round operation.
Sky Princess is on her inaugural season in the Mediterranean, before repositioning to Port Everglades, where she is expected to arrive on December 1.