Violence in Mexico Causes Princess Cruise Lines To Cancel Calls to Puerto Vallarta & Mazatlan

Princess Cruises canceled calls to Puerto Vallarta on three cruises aboard the Sapphire Princess for security reasons.

The cruises depart Los Angeles on Nov. 19, and Dec. 10 and 31.

The line earlier this year had already canceled calls to Mazatlan, another Pacific destination on Mexican Riviera cruises.

“Our security department continues to monitor the actions taking place in specific areas of Mexico. As the safety and security of our passengers and crew is our highest priority and based on the continued violence in these areas, we’ve made the decision to cancel our calls to Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan,” a Princess spokeswoman said.

Princess would not elaborate beyond its statement, declining to cite any incidents in Puerto Vallarta that prompted the decision to cancel calls.

The affected Sapphire Princess itineraries will substitute calls in Cabo San Lucas and Ensenada.

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