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[29 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

 
As part of its ongoing effort to keep its culinary offerings fresh and exciting for its guests, Carnival Cruise Line is revamping the menus for several of its specialty dining venues and reintroducing Baked Alaska across the fleet.
The menus for Carnival’s steakhouses, Cucina del Capitano family-style Italian restaurants, and delis, as well as main dining room breakfast offerings, have undergone a transformation with a variety of tantalizing new items reflecting lighter ingredients, updated preparation techniques and exquisite presentation to keep pace with changing palates.
Baked Alaska – a classic dessert made …

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[22 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (December 1, 2010) — Princess Cruises has introduced a new Alaska cruisetour option just for fishermen (and women) as part of the 2011 season. This new 14-day land/sea vacation includes special excursions just for anglers, with opportunities to cast their lines in some of the state’s premiere fishing spots. Participants on the new tour can try their hand at salmon fishing in the Inside Passage from Ketchikan, bottom fishing for halibut near Juneau, and river fishing on two…
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[20 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., January 6, 2011 — With New Year’s resolutions fresh in consumers’ minds, Princess Cruises fielded a poll to its Facebook fans to learn which destinations and travel experiences top their bucket lists in 2011. And respondents decisively answered that their number-one destination choice for the coming year is Alaska. One-fourth of respondents resolved to travel to the 49th state in the coming year. Other questions revealed that most are looking for a relaxing vacation and p…
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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 4, 2011) — Princess Cruises just made it easier to reserve Alaska land excursions from its wilderness lodges this summer. Passengers can now pre-reserve land tours with a new system similar to that used to reserve shipboard shore excursions. Princess is also offering several new tour options in Alaska for 2011, both from the lodges and cruise ships, including active adventures and special family and connoisseur excursions. With the new system, cruisetour traveler…
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[4 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

 

 
Continuing the expansion of its popular Carnival Journeys longer duration enrichment sailings, Carnival Splendor will offer a 14-day Alaskan adventure round-trip from Long Beach, Calif., featuring awe-inspiring sites such as majestic Hubbard Glacier and a day-long visit to Icy Strait Point, an unspoiled wilderness area offering some of the best whale and bear watching in the state and the world’s longest zip-line.
The voyage will depart Long Beach and Aug. 25 and return Sept. 8, 2018.
In addition to a full day at Hubbard Glacier and Icy Strait Point, the 14-day cruise …

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[4 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 7, 2011) — Each year, Princess Cruises marks the end of the Alaska season with shipboard awards ceremonies celebrating the year’s favorite local tour operators. The line’s 12th annual C.R.U.I.S.E. service awards have just been handed out, honoring the best shore excursion experiences and guides in most ports on Alaska itineraries, based largely on passenger feedback throughout the season. Award winners were chosen from the extensive line-up of Alaska and Pacific N…
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[4 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (November 21, 2011) — Travelers dreaming of visiting the splendor of Alaska’s wilderness have an opportunity for savings on cruises and cruisetours to the 49th state with Princess Cruises’ first-ever After Thanksgiving Alaska Sale. Running from November 25-29, the sale offers passengers up to $1,000 in savings and up to a $50 onboard credit on one of the cruise line’s popular cruisetour vacations, which combine a Gulf of Alaska cruise with rail travel to Denali and stays a…
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[3 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 15, 2012) — Princess Cruises today opened the books on its 2013 Europe and Alaska cruise seasons. Featuring the debut of the new Royal Princess in the Mediterranean and Grand Princess’ first-ever Alaska season, passengers will find a rich array of itinerary options in these popular summertime destinations. In Europe, Princess will be sailing its youngest fleet ever in the region, with seven ships plying the waters of the Mediterranean, Baltic, and Northern Europe. T…
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[24 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (September 21, 2012) – As the Alaska cruise season comes to a close each year, Princess Cruises celebrates the year’s favorite local tour operators with special shipboard ceremonies. The winners of the line’s 13th annual C.R.U.I.S.E. service awards have just been announced, honoring the best shore excursion experiences and guides in each port on Alaska itineraries, based largely on passenger feedback throughout the season.The awards recognize the most popular tours, individ…
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[2 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (January 8, 2013) – For the sixth year in a row, Princess Cruises has earned top honors as the “Best Cruise Line in Alaska” in the annual Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards. The awards, given by the respected magazine’s travel agent readers, recognized the line for the quality of its Alaska cruises and cruisetours.“Alaska is a special destination for us, so we’re honored that our program continues to receive accolades year after year,” said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises ex…
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