Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Crown Cruise Vacations | September 22, 2023

Scroll to top


Enjoy the Fourth of July!

July 4, 2023 | crownblog

Man Spends Decades Building Memorial Wall for ‘Woman With Dancing Eyes’

June 30, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Rain was lightly falling when our tour bus pulled up at Tom’s Wall. Rocks glistened with misty raindrops and the gentle shower seemed to whisper through the woods almost like a symphony created by Mother Nature.

Trace Hendrix pulled his raincoat tightly around him and pushed the wet hood back when he climbed aboard our bus. On this day, Trace was to show us around the unusual site in Florence, Alabama, and tell us the amazing story of what his father Tom had done. Read more...

American Cruise Lines celebrates 50 years of cruising

June 17, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

American Cruise Lines is now celebrating 50 years of cruising America’s waterways. Looking back over half a century, the cruise line has compiled a list of “firsts.” Take a look at the interesting list and wish American Cruise Lines a happy birthday. Read more...

Princess Cruises Debuts First-Ever 2024 Summer Colonial Heritage Voyages

June 11, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Princess Cruises is expanding its 2024 cruises to include a first-time series of Colonial Heritage itineraries featuring Yorktown, part of Virginia’s History Triangle.

Other stops include charming and history-rich Charlestown, South Carolina, as well as Boston and Halifax aboard Island Princess sailing round-trip from New York next summer. Read more...

New Explora I Features Owner’s Residence for Special ‘Ocean State of Mind’

June 1, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Ever dream of enjoying the luxury of being a cruise ship owner? Explora Journeys is now offering a special living space on Explora I that can help create that ownership feeling.

The spacious suite aboard the new Explora I is fittingly named the Owner’s Residence. Explora I is scheduled to set sail July 2023. Read more...

Princess Cruises Offers New Caymus Vineyards Winemaker Dinner

May 25, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

One of the most sought-after wines to pour and share for special celebrations will now be offered on new Caymus Vineyards Winemaker Dinner experiences aboard Princess cruise ships.

The new Winemaker Dinner leverages the expansive expertise of Chuck Wagner, owner and winemaker of the renowned Napa Valley’s Caymus Vineyards, to deliver a five-course menu crafted to complement the tasting notes of his wines. Read more...

Emerald Princess Offers 2024 Total Solar Eclipse Experience ~ Last Major Total Solar Eclipse from North America Until 2044

May 16, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Looking for a perfect place to enjoy a complete solar eclipse? The Emerald Princess will give guests sailing the Mexican Riviera in April 2024 the rare opportunity to experience a total solar eclipse at sea.

“This rare occurrence in the cosmos is sure to wow millions but only the smallest fraction will ever experience this phenomenon via the ocean aboard an amazing cruise ship,” said John Padgett, president of Princess Cruises. Read more...

Princess Cruises Unveils ‘The Catch by Rudy’

May 10, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The first Princess Cruises restaurant primarily devoted to seafood has been unveiled in the new restaurant The Catch by Rudi, designed in partnership with culinary icon Chef Rudi Sodamin.

“The Catch by Rudi is my way of combining my love of food, seafood and people with my incredible culinary journey at sea and my lifelong history of cooking seafood across the globe to delight Princess guests,” Sodamin said. Read more...