New Offerings Enhance the Award-winning North To Alaska Program in 2016
SANTA CLARITA, Calif.
(February 17, 2016) – Princess Cruises announced today the
launch of Cook My Catch, an exclusive
culinary experience offering guests the ability to enjoy their very own catch
of the day while on vacation with the leading cruise line in Alaska.
cruise dining experience is available on Princess cruise vacations during port
calls in Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as Princess Land &
featuring stays at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge and Copper River Princess
Wilderness Lodge. The new offering is available on select Princess shore
excursions including Salmon Sport Fishing Adventure in Juneau; Salmon Sport
Fishing Expedition, Hunting for Halibut and the Discovery Exclusive Alaska Fishing &
Wilderness Dining excursion in Ketchikan. As guests return from their
excursion, they select their preferred preparation and accompaniments to be
prepared by the culinary team – a unique way to enjoy their very own, wild
just one of many enhancements Princess is making to the award-winning North to Alaska program in 2016. The
program, which partners with local experts to feature a variety of authentic
Alaska culinary, educational and entertainment experiences, is designed to
delve deeper into the fascinating frontier guests are exploring around
North to Alaska offerings, including Cook My Catch, truly demonstrates our
commitment to provide our guests authentic local experiences in the
destinations we visit,” said Jan Swartz, Princess Cruises’ president. “Alaska
offers so many opportunities to create lifetime memories ultimately ensuring
our guests ‘come back new’.”
New 2016 North to Alaska highlights
the Mountain Climber
traveling on a Princess Land & Sea Vacation can gather in the new Hudson
Theater at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge to enjoy an interactive
presentation by mountain climbers who have conquered Denali. Participants will
hear the storied tales of survival on the mountain, view photos and try
authentic climber equipment. After the show, guests head outside to view a
retired airplane similar to those used to transport climbers to and from base
in the Piazza
meet some of Skagway’s newest sled dogs on board a cruise to Alaska in 2016. Guests will
have the opportunity to interact with the animals, take pictures and meet the
dog handlers responsible for training them to be the next generation of
Alaska Season at a Glance
In total, six
Princess cruise ships, offer more than 120 Alaska cruise departures during
the summer season, May – September, originating from San Francisco, Seattle,
Vancouver B.C. and Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska.
interested in experiencing even more of the Great Land, Princess Land & Sea
Vacations offer an unmatched variety of itinerary options for a complete Alaska
experience ranging from 10 to 15 nights. All itinerary options include a
seven-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise including a visit to Glacier Bay
National Park, plus up to four nights in the Denali National Park area with
stays at Exclusive Princess Wilderness Lodges.
information about all of the Princess Alaska
options and North to Alaska
can be found at princess.com/NorthToAlaska.
information about Princess Cruises is available through a travel professional,
by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237),
or by visiting the company's website at princess.com.
One of the best-known
names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise line and tour company
operating a fleet of 18 modern cruise ships renowned for their innovative
design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities, all
provided in an environment of exceptional customer service. A recognized leader
in worldwide cruising, Princess carries 1.7 million guests each year to
destinations around the globe ranging in length from three to 114 days. The
company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:CCL; NYSE: CUK).
information is available at princess.com/news.
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