Princess Cruises’ newest ship, the Discovery Princess, has
successfully completed its five days of sea trials outside of the
Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy on 22 December 2021, its last
big test prior to debuting in spring of 2022.
The Discovery Princess will now undergo its final touches before it
celebrates its debut voyage in March 2022 with a seven-day itinerary
from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera. It will sail the region through
April, when it will begin the summer season sailing Alaska from
The new ship is the sixth and last Royal-Class ship Princess will
build, completing its Royal Class ship category. With a capacity for
3,660 guests, the premium ship will feature some of the largest
balconies at sea with its Sky Suites.
It’s also a Medallion Class ship, offering the best WiFi at sea, as
well as small wearable devices that provide better service and better
connections between guests of the same travel party.
cruises through 31 March 2022 will comply with recommended health and
safety standards, including full vaccination, proof of a recent negative
Covid-19 test and mask wearing when physical distancing is not