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Crown Cruise Vacations | December 6, 2023

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Princess Cruises Archives – Crown Cruise Vacations

New Sun Princess to Debut First Rollglider on a Ship

August 10, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The most engaging family activity zone ever featured on a Princess cruise ship will debut on the new Sun Princess when the ship is launched in February 2024.

Located on the top decks of Sun Princess, Park 19 will feature nine engaging activities for the entire family to enjoy. 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...

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...

New ‘Love Boat’ Sun Princess to begin cruising in 2024

March 10, 2023 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The next generation of “The Love Boat” line will welcome cruise guests in early 2024. The new Sun Princess will be Princess Cruises’ largest, most contemporary and state-of-the-art ship in the popular cruise line.

With bright designs inspired by rays of sunlight and next-level expanded spaces, the new Sun Princess will include a show-stopping Arena theatre and stunning three-story dining venue – a first for Princess. Read more...

Give the Gift of Travel This Year to Bucket List Destinations of Galapagos, Alaska and Asia

November 14, 2020 | Heidi

For those planning a cruise, Crown Cruise Vacations President Ross Spalding and his team of travel and cruise specialists are experts at booking families, friends and individuals on their dream cruise vacations. A great place for inspiration and insight when booking a cruise vacation is the Crown Cruise Vacations blog. Read more...

Love Boat seeking to set record for marriage vow renewals

February 6, 2020 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

What better place for a wedding renewal ceremony than on Princess Cruises, the original Love Boat. And what better time than during the Valentine month of February when Princess Cruises will attempt to break the Guinness World Records title for the largest multi-location vow renewal. Read more...

Princess Cruises Presents Ketchikan with Totem Pole

November 14, 2019 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

The Ketchikan Visitors Bureau now has a beautiful new totem pole, courtesy of Princess Cruises. Crafted by local carver Kelly White, the specially created totem pole is to celebrate the cruise line’s golden anniversary in Alaska.

Inspired by strong and important sea creatures, the totem pole features a killer whale, a powerful hunter and navigator of the seas; an octopus, a mysterious, intelligent and complex creature of the seas; and halibut, a proven reliable food source throughout the year.   Read more...

Woman Marks 282nd Cruise With Princess Cruises

May 30, 2019 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

In 1989, Ilene Weiner and her husband set sail aboard the Fair Princess to the Caribbean. That was the beginning of an amazing journey and a long-lasting love affair.

Three decades later, Ilene is still cruising. She is now the most-traveled guest on Princess Cruises and just celebrated her 282nd cruise, marking 2,500 days at sea. Read more...