Royal Princess Christening Ceremony Will Stream Live Online

Viewers Around the World Can Watch as The Duchess of Cambridge Formally Names 
New Princess Cruises Ship 
SANTA CLARITA, Calif., June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - When Her Royal Highness The 
Duchess of Cambridge christens Royal Princess on June 13, the nearly 2,000 
invited guests in Southampton will not be the only ones to enjoy the 
festivities.  Viewers around the world can also watch the celebrations as 
Princess Cruises will be streaming the ceremony live online at, so everyone can share in the spectacular event, which will 
formally welcome the new ship into the company's fleet. 
The live streaming will begin at 11:15 am local time in Southampton, which 
will be 6:15 am EDT in the U.S. and 3:15 am PDT. Viewers can also choose to 
play back a recording of the ceremony soon after the event for viewing at 
their leisure. Social conversation on Twitter will also be featured with a 
direct feed on the naming page, and viewers can join in as they watch by using 
the #RoyalPrincess hashtag. 
In addition to the official breaking of the bottle of champagne against the 
ship by The Duchess, viewers will also be able to follow all the quay-side 
festivities – including performances by British pop singer and songwriter 
Natasha Bedingfield singing her hit, "Unwritten," British actress and "the 
first lady of London's West End" Kerry Ellis, and internationally renowned 
percussive orchestra Mass Ensemble. The Band of Her Majesty's Royal 
MarinesPortsmouth and The Pipe Band of 1st Battalion Irish Guards will open 
the event with the pomp and ceremony of British ship-naming traditions. 
"We know this ship has generated a great deal of interest around the world, 
and that many people are interested in seeing the amazing ceremony and the 
christening by The Duchess," said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises executive vice 
president. "So, no matter where you are, you can watch the festivities live 
online – or can choose to play it back later." 
The 3,600-passenger Royal Princess is a new-generation ship. Among the special 
features found on board is a dramatic multi-story atrium serving as the social 
hub of the ship, offering a host of dining and entertainment options; an 
over-water SeaWalk, a top-deck glass-bottomed walkway extending 28 feet beyond 
the edge of the ship; plush private poolside cabanas that appear to be 
floating on water; the new Princess Live! television studio; the largest 
pastry shop at sea; a special Chef's Table Lumiere, a private dining 
experience that surrounds diners in a curtain of light; and balconies on all 
outside staterooms. 
More information about the ship is available at 
About Princess Cruises: One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess 
Cruises is a global cruise and tour company operating a fleet of 17 modern 
ships renowned for their innovative design and wide array of choices in 
dining, entertainment and amenities, all provided in an environment of 
exceptional customer service. A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, 
Princess carries 1.4 million passengers each year to destinations around the 
globe ranging in length from three to 107 days. The company is part of 
Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:CCL; NYSE:CUK). 
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