Crystal Cruises Offers Jazz Themed Thanksgiving Sailing

More than a dozen jazz musicians will be aboard Crystal Cruises 922-guest Crystal Symphony’s Thanksgiving cruise this year. Thanks to Jazzdagen Tours, some of the genre’s leading artists from around the globe will headline at least four hours of jazz per day in the ship’s new, posh lounges and theatres.  The line-up, including bassist/vocalist Nicki […]

Coast Guard Rescues Crew Member from Cargo Ship

Over the weekend a San Diego based Coast Guard air-unit responded to a distress call involving a burn victim who was trying to extinguish a fire aboard a cargo ship. The helicopter rescue operation occurred 30 miles off the coast of San Diego on the motor vessel Jupiter, according to a local NBC affiliate. The […]

Princess Cruises honored with environmental awards

Princess Cruises has been honored by the ports of San Francisco and Victoria, BC, Canada, with awards for the cruise line’s environmental efforts. The Port of San Francisco’s Cruise Ship Environmental Award was presented to Sea Princess and Sapphire Princess. The ships earned this distinction during the 2011 season for air emissions reduction, advanced wastewater […]

Princess to have cruise ship in San Francisco, year-round

Princess Cruises announced this week that it will base 2,600-passenger Grand Princess in San Francisco year round, beginning in May 2013. The move marks the first time Princess has had a ship based in San Francisco. “Princess ships have been cruising from San Francisco for more than 40 years, and we greatly appreciate the company’s […]