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Majestic Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Brand New Ship but Obvious and Concerning Cost Cutting

Review for Majestic Princess to the Eastern Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Apr 2017
Cabin: Balcony

Sailed on the brand new Majestic Princess at the end of April for a Greek Islands cruise.

Elite status made for a very expeditious boarding with almost no waiting at all.

The Majestic is well appointed since it is a new ship and, as it is designed for the Asian market, all of its signage is bilingual with Chinese under the English (even the test the water temperature sign in your shower in your cabin!). There were noticeably more crew with a China origin than is normal for a Princess ship and everywhere one could find Mandarin speaking crew. In the main dining room at our table, our waiter was from the Philippines but our assistant waiter was from China. There were also noticeably more Chinese food menu items in the buffet offerings at breakfast and lunch, although at dinner in the dining room, there was no sign of the Asian leaning (we were told however that when the ship reached Asia later in the year, the dining room will have full bilingual menu in English and Chinese).

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