Awards Handed out for Alaska Shore Excursions

With the Alaska cruise season coming to a close, it comes time to hand out Princess Cruises’ 13th annual C.R.U.I.S.E. awards, presented to the best Alaska shore excursions and operators in the region. Congrats to these 2012 winners: Co-Shore Excursion of the Season Juneau: Helicopter Glacier Trek, NorthStar Trekking Taku Lodge Feast & 5-Glacier Seaplane Discover, Wings […]

Coast Guard Medevacs Alaska Cruise Passenger

Last week the Coast Guard Air Station Sitka in Alaska responded to a call from Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess at 0138, requesting medical assistance for an 81-year old female passenger suffering from a blocked artery in her right leg. The ship was sailing in Fredrick’s Sound when a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter arrived at 4:28 a.m., […]

Tour Operator in Hawaii Expands to More Cruise Lines

Hawaii’s largest tour and transportation company has expanded its shore excursions program to offer more options and service more cruise lines than ever before. Cruise passengers visiting Hawaii can now book their shore excursions directly with Roberts Hawaii via the company’s new shore excursions website, GoRabbitGo.com. The site includes dozens of Roberts Hawaii’s most popular […]

Episode: ms Maasdam 2012 Review, $5k Giveaway + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI150JULY2412Mixdown.mp3″ title=”ms Maasdam Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week Dr. Kris joins us with his review of Holland America’s ms Maasdam. Dan Skilken of TripInsurance.com gives the details on the latest contest to win $5,000 to travel anywhere you’d like. Cruise Guy has our weekly Cruise News: Princess Cruises reveal on Royal Princess Passengers sue […]

Carnival Breeze: Palma de Mallorca + Punchliner Comedy Club

When I woke up this morning we were pulling into Palma de Mallorca, Spain. I didn’t opt for an excursion on this island but chose to walk it by foot. There was a five euro shuttle bus available into downtown if you didn’t want to walk. The walk into town takes about thirty minutes and […]

Princess Cruises announces winners of “1,000 Memories at Sea” photo contest

After sorting through the more than 57,000 cruise vacation photos that were submitted to the Princess Cruises “1,000 Memories at Sea” photo contest, judges have chosen an image of the soaring columns of Ephesus submitted by Christine Svircev of Illinois as the grand prize winner. The winning photo depicts the grandeur of the ruins of […]

Princess Cruises debuts design concepts on upcoming Royal Princess

Princess Cruises released a video today that shows some design concepts that went into their upcoming Royal Princess. The video (below) gives a look at what guests can experience when Royal Princess debuts June 2013. The video features Vice President of Interior Design Teresa Anderson and Coordinating Architect Giacomo Mortola, the video takes viewers through […]

Princess Cruises announces Memorial Day sale

Princess Cruises is marking Memorial Day with a six-day sale offering cruise deals on sailings departing from U.S. shores. The May 24-29 sale features savings of up to $1,000 per stateroom, plus an onboard credit of up to $100. More than 80 cruises to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Panama Canal, Mexico, Canada & New England, and […]

Episode: Carnival Breeze 2012 Reveal + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI139May812Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Carnival Breeze Reveal” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we hit Cruise News regarding: Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas refurb Keel laid on Norwegian Breakway in German shipyard Princess Cruises putting a ship in SFO year-round Disney Wonder making inaugural run to Hawaii Seattle-Alaska cruise season kicks off Greg Poplewko, Director of Product Development […]

Princess Cruises details 2013-2014 Exotics and Americas Sailings

Princess Cruises detailed their 2010-14 exotic and America sailings last week. Sailings: Asia & Africa – Two ships will sail to the wonders of Asia and Africa with 17 itineraries that can take passengers to more than 60 destinations. Diamond Princess passengers can explore the best of Asia on a 17-day Grand Asia voyage between […]