Princess “Cooks Your Catch” on Alaska Cruises
Cruise News – Feb. 18, 2016
Princess Cruises has launched “Cook My Catch,” an exclusive culinary experience offering guests the ability to enjoy their very own catch of the day while on their Alaska cruise. The unique cruise dining experience, part of the line’s North to Alaska onboard program, is available on Princess cruises during port calls in Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as Princess Land & Sea Vacations featuring stays at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge and Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge. As guests return from their excursion (select excursions only), they choose their preferred preparation and accompaniments to be prepared by the culinary team on board.
“The newest 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.
New 2016 North to Alaska highlights also include:
Meet the Mountain Climber
Guests 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 camp.
Puppies in the Piazza
Guests meet some of Skagway’s newest sled dogs aboard 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 Iditarod champions.
Launched last year, Princess’ North to Alaska program includes Alaska-focused culinary, educational, and entertainment experiences created in partnership with local experts. This year, six Princess cruise ships will offer more than 120 Alaska cruise departures during the summer season (May–September) from San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver B.C., and Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska.
Photo: Princess Cruises