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Sipping ‘mocktails’ as part of Regal Princess beverage package

February 9, 2017 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

A pet peeve of mine is cruise ships that charge inflated fees for soft drinks. My caffeine of choice is cola, Pepsi preferably, which many cruise ships don’t carry. It irks me to pay almost $3 for a small can of Coke or to buy a cruise-long soft drink package at a hefty charge. Read more...

Connection between the ‘Love Boat’ and Princess Cruises

January 5, 2017 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

More than half a century ago, a television show debuted that helped promote the cruise industry into the popular attraction it is today. Remember the name of that TV series?

An interesting display area aboard the Regal Princess honors the show along with the November 2014 naming ceremony of the Regal Princess and its “Love Boat” connection. Read more...

‘Cook My Catch’ now offered on Princess Alaskan cruises

March 28, 2016 | Marie Poynter

What could be tastier than your own fresh-caught fish deliciously prepared by a talented chef? Princess Cruises is now offering that dining delight on Alaskan cruises.

Called “Cook My Catch,” the culinary experience allows guests the ability to enjoy their very own catch of the day while on vacation with Princess cruise line in Alaska. Read more...

Princess Cruises debuts new livery design on Majestic Princess

March 14, 2016 | Marie Poynter

One of the most recognized brand logos in cruise ships is rolling out an elegant new livery design. The Majestic Princess will be the first ship in the Princess fleet to debut the striking change with the new look rolling out fleetwide over the next few years. Read more...

Diamond Princess to spotlight Japanese culture on 2016 cruises

October 12, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Princess Cruises will be traveling into the heart of Japanese culture in 2016. The top North American cruise line in Japan will offer an array of Japan voyages to circumnavigate the country, visiting top-rated ports of call.

“Japan is steeped in tradition and lore, with ancient sites, hallowed temples and natural wonders throughout the island chain, said Jan Swartz, president of Princess Cruises. “The ideal way to explore this fascinating country is by sea and Princess offers travelers unmatched options for discovering its many jewels.” Read more...

Princess Cruises debuts The Voice of the Ocean singing competition

October 5, 2015 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Think you’ve got what it takes to be The Voice? Princess Cruises will be showcasing passenger talents in a new “The Voice of the Ocean” singing competition.

The wildly popular TV show will be brought to life on the high seas. Throughout the cruise, passengers can compete with auditions, mentor rehearsal sessions, the iconic “I Want You” chairs, three charismatic team coaches and ultimately a live finale performance where guests choose the winner. Read more...

Cruise Ship Trivia: Can You Name the Godmother of the Royal Princess?

October 22, 2014 | Heidi

The Royal Princess cruise ship made world-wide headlines when the vessel was christened in June 2013. Announcing the godmother for a new vessel is always an important step and definitely a newsworthy one.

But the announcement of the new Royal Princess godmother caused quite a stir. Seems that almost everything this young lady does prompts news reports. Read more...

A Princess Christens A Princess

June 17, 2013 | Heidi

With all the pomp and ceremony befitting such a royal occasion, The Duchess of Cambridge officially launched the new Royal Princess cruise ship this morning, June 13.

“I named this ship Royal Princess,” The Duchess pronounced. “May God bless her and all who sail in her.” Read more...

Princess Cruises: Singapore Bound

April 10, 2013 | Roger

It’s that time of year when cruise lines start announcing new itineraries and ports of call for the coming year or two, and this week Princess Cruise Line announced that it’s heading to Singapore with the Emerald Princess. Already a popular port of call, Princess will be the first major cruise line to begin using the Asian city-state, well known as a luxury travel destination, as a long-term home port. Read more...

A Private Princess Moment

March 11, 2013 | Heidi

Who doesn’t want to own a private island in the Caribbean, a secluded place to get away from it all? When I cruise, I always appreciate the cruise lines that have their own exclusive stopping places with no one else but the cruisers on our trip.

Located in the Bahamas, Princess Cays belongs to Princess Cruise Line. Situated on the southern portion of the island of Eleuthera, Princess Cays is about 80 miles from Nassau. Read more...