|Princess Cruises Ruby Princess|
|Length of Ship||951 feet|
|Cruise Speed||21.5 knots|
|Number of Decks||19|
The Ruby Princess is designed with intimacy in mind, with red accents throughout the ship’s design. As is to be expected, there is a decidedly nautical theme to most of the decor, though many of the restaurants add their own flavor, from the rich wood and leather of the Crown Grill to the beige and white of Sabitini’s gourmet Italian. The ship itself holds 3,080 passengers, with 19 decks in total, and was christened in 2008. The ship, while quite large, offers plenty of amenities, with an array of family-friendly features that complement the ship’s primary focus on couples and romantic entertainment.
The Ruby Princess was built by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, of Italy, and delivered in November of 2008, where it was christened by the celebrity couple Trista and Ryan Sutter, who were matched on the television show “The Bachelorette,”. The couple celebrated their fifth anniversary on the ship, in accordance with Princess’ desire to give the Ruby a decidedly romantic send-off.
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