SINGAPORE, 29 March 2017: Sapphire Princess has embarked on her maiden Singapore to Southampton 38-night voyage following a two-week dry dock in Singapore after the completion of its home-porting season in Singapore.
The voyage was sold out just weeks after it went on sale, the cruise line claimed.
Tagged the Indian Ocean Grand Europe Adventure voyage the cruise will visit 17 ports.
The main port of calls are Colombo, Cochin, Dubai, Petra, Santorini, Monte Carlo, Florence, Malta, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Paris before arriving in Southampton.
Home-porting in Southampton for the first time, Sapphire Princess also makes her maiden calls to the British Isles, northern Europe and the Mediterranean and will sail three to 14-night voyages to 42 destinations in this region.
Sapphire Princess will also make Princess Cruises’ first port call to Skagen (Denmark). The 14-day western Mediterranean cruises offer later departures from Barcelona.
Sapphire Princess will return to Singapore in November 2018 to continue her fifth Singapore home-porting season together with Diamond Princess.