Duchess of Cambridge Christens The Third Royal Princess – Other Cruise News – P&O Cruises Stung In The Tail By Vantage Fares

THE CRUISE EXAMINER at Cybercruises.com by Kevin Griffin

The Cruise Examiner for 17th June 2013

https://i2.wp.com/www.travelweekly.com/mycapture/original/1376575T.jpgOn Thursday, June 13, in her last solo appearance before giving birth to the next heir to the British throne, Kate Middleton, more formally known as Her Royal Highness Catherine, Duchess of Wales, named Princess Cruises’ new flagship, the 142,714-ton Royal Princess, third of the name, in Southampton. We compare the new Italian-built ship to her predecessors, built in Finland and France. Meanwhile, P&O Cruises has been attracting criticism of its more recent fare structure that allows for two different classes of fare, with Vantage fares and Getaway fares.

THIS WEEK’S STORY                                                        (See previous columns)
Photo courtesy of BBC News

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