Princess Cruises Debuts 20 New Shore Excursions in Alaska This Summer

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 9, 2010) — This year Princess Cruises offers passengers some fresh ways to experience Alaska up close and personal with a variety of new shore excursions for the summer. Among the 20 new options is a unique opportunity to join a scientific expedition while in Juneau to help study… [Continue Reading]

ms Rotterdam’s 2010 Alaskan Explorer Cruises Highlight Hubbard Glacier

Seattle, WA, October 27, 2009 – For the first time, Holland America Line’s flagship ms Rotterdam will sail from Seattle to Alaska in 2010, featuring convenient, seven-day, roundtrip cruises. The Rotterdam will offer a total of 18 Alaskan Explorer sailings departing Saturdays from May 15 through September 11.
The Alaskan Explorer itinerary highlights the scenic Inside… [Continue Reading]

Gazing at Glaciers: Visiting Nature’s Icy Earth Movers on Your Next Cruise

Glaciers, one of the most breathtaking and powerful forces on earth, provide spectacular scenery for many cruise ship tourist. Powerful rivers of packed snow harden into compacted ice, carving out valleys during the process of advancing and receding. Receding glaciers sometimes leave spectacular fjords, bays and lakes in their wake. … [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Features 21 New Adventures Ashore for 2009 Alaska Season

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (March 18, 2009) — The world’s highest and longest zipline, an Alaska seafood culinary feast and an exhilarating bike ride through the Tongass National Forest highlight the 21 new tours Princess Cruises is debuting this summer Alaska season. Whether visitors are interested in the adrenaline rush of an exciting adventure, delving… [Continue Reading]

Cruise Talk Names Mendenhall Glacier Helicopter Tour Best All Time Excursion

Of all of our cruise excursions including Snorkeling at Trunk Bay in St Johns, Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii, The Marigalante Pirate Boat in Mexico, Night Clubs in San Juan, Cliff Diving in Acapulco, etc, the winner of the best all time excursion goes to The Mendenhall Glacier Helicopter Tour in Juneau, Alaska.
We… [Continue Reading]