Guests Can Enjoy the Ultimate Alaska Experience with Up to $450 to Spend On Board, Up to $450 Cruisetour Cash, Plus Free Specialty Dining
SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Now is the perfect time to book a cruisetour to Alaska with Princess Cruises during the "All Aboard To Denali" sale running now through February 28, 2019. Guests can receive up to $450 per stateroom to spend on their cruise and up to $450 cruisetour cash to enjoy on land while staying at the cruise line's exclusive Princess Wilderness Lodges.
In addition to spending money, guest will also be treated to a memorable dinner for up to four guests in one of Princess' signature onboard specialty restaurants – SHARE by Curtis Stone, The Salty Dog Gastropub, Sabatini's Italian Trattoria or Crown Grill steakhouse.
Guests booking an inside or outside stateroom will receive the following onboard spending money and cruisetour cash for purchases made on their cruise ship and at the Princess Wilderness Lodges:
- Guests 1 & 2:each receive $100 onboard spending money and cruisetour cash
Guests 3 &4: each receive $50 onboard spending money and cruisetour cash
For those guests booked in a balcony, mini-suite or suite, the following spending money will be extended for purchases made onboard and at the Princess Wilderness Lodges:
- Guests 1 & 2: each receive $150 onboard spending money and cruisetour cash
Guests 3 & 4: each receive $75 onboard spending money and cruisetour cash
As the recognized leader in Alaska, Princess offers more than 20 cruisetour options highlighting the state's must-see attractions, including Glacier Bay National Park and Denali National Park. Princess cruisetours showcase the best of Alaska by combining a seven-day cruise with a multi-night land tour and exclusive "Direct to the Wilderness" rail service – giving travelers a seamless Princess vacation experience in the Great Land. Princess also owns and operates five wilderness lodges nestled in scenic riverside locations near National Parks offering guests comfortable accommodations while they explore Alaska's wilderness.
New for 2019, as part of the Alaska cruisetour offerings, is the grand opening of Fannie Q's Saloon at the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. This new restaurant and bar named after famed Alaskan pioneer, Fannie Quigley, will showcase her story and locally inspired dishes in a modern saloon setting, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Just outside of Fannie Q's Saloon, the new Fireside Patio also debuts with three firepits offering a new gathering place for guests to roast marshmallows, talk about their adventures and have a drink in the midnight sun. Light refreshments will be available for purchase at this new cozy spot. Last, the newly named Grizzly Burger offers a fast-casual restaurant serving up the cruise line's award-winning "Ernesto" burger, named "Best Burger at Sea" by Cruise Critic. This uniquely crafted ribeye burger was created exclusively for Princess by burger expert Chef Ernesto Uchimura.
An exclusive treehouse experience at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge built by Pete Nelson of Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters offers guests the ultimate Denali view in an unforgettable setting. Also for this 50th anniversary year, specially-themed offerings are being added to the award-winning "North to Alaska" onboard lineup that brings unique Alaska experiences to life through local seafood and real Alaskans coming aboard to share their stories:
Northern Lights Planetarium – Gazing up at the Northern Lights is an unforgettable natural phenomenon. Now, guests have the opportunity to enter the indoor planetarium in the Princess Theater and look up at this aurora, a natural and colorful light display.
Adventures Ashore – A number of new shore excursions in Juneau, Ketchikan, and Icy Strait Point will be available for guests to truly connect with the local nature, culture and adventures only found in Alaska, including:
- Hubbard Glacier & Wilderness Exploration – Hubbard Glacier
- Luxury Whale Watch by Yacht – Juneau
- Interactive Self-Guided Jeep Adventure – Juneau
- Ketchikan Pub Walk – Ketchikan
- Rainforest Trail Bike & Hike Adventure – Ketchikan
- Seafood Feast & Tribal Dance Show – Icy Strait Point
- Tree Top Adventure Park & Zipline – Icy Strait Point
- Adventure Park & ZipRider Combo – Icy Strait Point
- Wilderness Hike & Kayak Adventure – Icy Strait Point
- Discovering the Birds of Hoonah – Icy Strait Point
Local Guest Speakers – From naturalists, to a "Deadliest Catch" fisherman captain, to a world champion lumberjack and the first female winner of the Iditarod, guests will meet with local experts and hear first-hand how Alaska's unique environment has fueled their lifestyles, passions and professions.
A Taste of Alaska – From fresh menu offerings in the main dining rooms to a new Chef's Table featuring the local cuisine of Alaska, guests will delight in seafood, such as salmon and crab, and locally inspired dishes.
"Glacier Tea" & Beer Tastings – A new celebratory cocktail will also be served up - a take on a Long Island Ice Tea, topped off with Blue Curacao, similar to the brilliant glacier blue color found in Alaska. For beer lovers, a special Alaska beer tasting flight will be offered, featuring blends from Juneau-based Alaskan Brewing Company.
Historical Alaska Display in the Piazza – Guests will enjoy a mini museum exhibit featuring notable images throughout the 50 years Princess Cruises has sailed to Alaska.
More information and the complete terms and conditions of the Princess Cruises "All Aboard! To Denali" sale can be found at www.princess.com/cruise-deals-promotions/.
The "All Aboard To Denali" cruisetour sale is available now and runs through 11:59 p.m. PST on February 28, 2019 and is available to residents of the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Bermuda and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older.
About Princess Cruises
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is the fastest growing international premium cruise line and tour company operating a fleet of 17 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to 380 destinations around the globe, including the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England, Antarctica and World Cruises. A team of professional destination experts have curated 170 itineraries, ranging in length from three to 111 days and Princess Cruises is continuously recognized as "Best Cruise Line for Itineraries."
In 2017 Princess Cruises, with parent company Carnival Corporation, introduced MedallionClass Vacations enabled by the OceanMedallion, the vacation industry's most advanced wearable device, provided free to each guest sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-winning innovation offers the fastest way to a hassle-free, personalized vacation giving you more time to do the things you love most. MedallionClass Vacations will be activated on five ships by the end of 2019. An activation plan will continue across the global fleet in 2020 and beyond.
Princess Cruises celebrates 50 years of sailing to Alaska in 2019. As the recognized leader and #1 cruise line in Alaska, Princess hosts more guests in the Great Land than any other cruise line with a variety of cruise and cruisetour options highlighting the state's must-see attractions, including Glacier Bay National Park and Denali National Park. "North to Alaska," the award-winning onboard program, brings authentic Alaska experiences to life through fresh Alaska seafood and real Alaskans coming aboard to share their stories. Offering a seamless vacation experience, Princess also owns and operates five wilderness lodges nestled in scenic riverside locations near legendary national parks and offers its exclusive "Direct to the Wilderness" rail service – giving travelers the opportunity to combine cruise, train and lodge to see the best of Alaska. www.princess.com/alaska
Three new Royal-class ships are currently on order with the next new ship under construction, Sky Princess, scheduled for delivery in October 2019, followed by Enchanted Princess in June 2020. Princess previously announced that two new (LNG) ships which will be the largest ships in the Princess fleet, accommodating approximately 4,300 guests are planned for delivery in 2023 and 2025. Princess now has five ships arriving over the next six years between 2019 and 2025, increasing fleet capacity 32 percent. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK).
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