Princess Cruises has announced the addition of two 14-day Grand Asia voyages sailing between Shanghai and Singapore on the Majestic Princess.
Available in international markets, these sailings will visit Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and Thailand in 2018.
The first voyage departs Shanghai on February 25, 2018, with the second departing Singapore on March 11, 2018. Previously, these voyages and time windows were assigned to Chinese market capacity. For winter 2018-2019, the ship also re-positions to Australia and will not be in China year-round.
"Based on the response we received during Majestic Princess' recent maiden cruise, we are confident she has redefined the international, luxury cruising experience," said Jan Swartz, Group President of Princess Cruises and Carnival Australia, "We are thrilled to open up the opportunity for other guests to experience our newest flagship in our fleet."
On May 21, Majestic Princess will embark on the "Silk Road Sea Route" a 49-day journey from Rome to Shanghai.
During the voyage she will visit a total of 22 ports including Athens, Dubai, Cochin, Singapore, Port Klang and Xiamen before arriving in Shanghai, her new homeport in China. Majestic Princess will begin her first cruise from China on July 11 carrying 3,560 guests to a variety of cruise destinations.