Neil, I am indeed sorry to hear this is more widespread than I thought. I know change is inevitable; I can remember when I first started playing on Princess and listening to the "old timers" grousing about how good things use to be "in the old days". Now I'm starting to do the same thing; How dare they cut down the entree selections from 8 to only 5!
The biggest change I have seen over the years is the advent of the constant hawking of goods and services. But then I look at a 1974 brochure and see that fares are virtually the same, and say a little hawking ain't so bad.
So I'll give 'em another chance next April--and we'll see what happens next. The good news is there are plenty of choices out there, and if it takes a lot of Platinum and Elite members heading for the exits to wake Princess up--so be it!