The Sky Princess, the last acquisition of the luxury shipping company Princess Cruises, has visited the port of Malaga for the first time on Tuesday, where it remains docked at Cruise Terminal A until 8 pm, at which time it will leave for the Bay of Cádiz .
This ship, built by the Italian company Ficantieri, began sailing in October, making a brief itinerary through the Mediterranean before positioning itself in the Caribbean area.
The shipping company itself and the international travel agent Mundomar Cruises have celebrated the stopover with the traditional reception on board, with the assistance of the president of the Port Authority, Carlos Rubio; the Councilor for Tourism of the City of Malaga, Rosa Sánchez; the director of the Tourism Marketing and Tourism Marketing Department Costa del Sol, Antonio Díaz; the delegate of Tourism and Sports of the Board of Andalusia, Nuria Rodríguez, and the manager of Malaga Cruise Port, Susana Gutierrez, who delivered a commemorative plaque to the ship’s captain.
The Sky Princess, which has 330 meters in length, has a maximum capacity to accommodate 3,360 passengers and 1,350 crew members. This vessel, belonging to the Royal class with a contemporary design, is intended for a mainly American audience.
Princess Cruises visits the port of Malaga five times during 2019, between the months of May to November, of which three of them were first stops.
From Costa del Sol Tourism they have stressed the «magnificent joint work of the institutions for the promotion of the cruise segment, a key sector that is contributing significantly to the development of the city.»