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Old March 15th, 2011, 03:10 PM
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Post Princess Cruises Gives Its New-Build a Name, Teases Out a Few Features

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Princess Cruises Gives Its New-Build a Name, Teases Out a Few Features

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Old March 15th, 2011, 07:39 PM
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Default Too big for me

Sounds wonderful, but it is too big for me.
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Old March 15th, 2011, 08:29 PM
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She looks wonderful-I want to sail on her-NOW!
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Old March 15th, 2011, 11:48 PM
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Went on a Royal ship with a hump in the middle and that feature stinks as you lose the 180 degree view from your balcony. The closer to the hump your stateroom is, the more your view is cut off; mine was actually a hump balcony (aft side) and I had no view forward. Never again....

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Old March 16th, 2011, 12:09 AM
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I admire and love to sail on the ships designed and built by Princess........which state.......the sea is the most important element......
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i don't like the big mega ships

bring back the original royal princess -- she was so lovely
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Old March 16th, 2011, 12:12 PM
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Default Horizon Court

Maybe they take this opportunity to work on the horrible congestion and lines in the Horizon Court. It would so much nicer to have stations like RCI and Celebrity so you can see what all is offered instead of waiting in line and putting something on your plate "just in case" there is nothing better further down.
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Old March 16th, 2011, 02:42 PM
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I'm really looking forward to this ship. As soon as bookings open - I'm in.
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Old March 16th, 2011, 03:54 PM
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please have the home port be NY or at least have the inagural sail out of NY!!!
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Old March 16th, 2011, 04:27 PM
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I'm looking forward to the Royal Princess too... gotta try it at least once!

Originally Posted by tjsalyer View Post
Maybe they take this opportunity to work on the horrible congestion and lines in the Horizon Court. It would so much nicer to have stations like RCI and Celebrity so you can see what all is offered instead of waiting in line and putting something on your plate "just in case" there is nothing better further down.
Hmmmm... actually the Horizon Court IS arranged in stations. It's just that people array themselves in lines and growl at people who are using the buffet like it was designed.

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Default Top-side fun

I love the idea of transforming deck area into a dance club at night!
I have always wondered why so much is invested making clubs like you would visit on land within ship interiors...when what makes them special is the sea.
Hoorah for dancing under the stars in the fresh ocean air!

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Old March 17th, 2011, 08:47 PM
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Default The new Princess

Other than the desire to have to try everything that is new, or the belief that bigger is better, I cannot imagine why anyone would feel even remotely interested in sailing on the planned new Princess cruise ship. The image produced with the Press Release shows an ugly brute of a thing, despite the company's assurance that it will have 'classic lines' - what rubbish. Quite simply, in my view, Princess Cruises has never had built for them a good looking vessel. The only decent ships they've ever had were those acquired from someone else.
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Old March 19th, 2011, 10:51 PM
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Unhappy Covered Pools

I was hoping the ship was going to have a covered pool for those of us who have to stay out of the sun, or for those days when it is too cold to swim outdoors.

I'm going to try to plan my voyages on ships that have covered pools.

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Old April 17th, 2011, 01:59 PM
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Sounds awesome!
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