Star Princess Returns to Service After Two Week Renovation

Star Princess has returned to service following a two-week multi-million-dollar renovation, outfitting the ship with some of the latest Princess Cruises product innovations and enhancements to various onboard areas. Resuming a season of 15-day Hawaiian Island cruises roundtrip from Los Angeles and Vancouver through April before summer cruising in Alaska, Star Princess guests will enjoy new or updated onboard offerings. “Star Princess now offers many of […]

  • January 17, 2018

Star Princess Denali Explorer, Day 10: Ketchikan

When It Rains… Thursday, June 25, 2015 On the pier in Ketchikan, Alaska, there’s a very noticeable installation located adjacent to the second berth, directly across from the splashy sign hung over the spot where Front and Mission Streets intersect. The sign proclaims that Ketchikan is “The Salmon Capital of the World”, but the device […]

  • August 23, 2015

Star Princess Denali Explorer, Day 9: Juneau

Alaska From Above in Juneau Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Princess Cruises’ Star Princess came alongside in Juneau, Alaska on a brilliant morning. The capital of the state of Alaska, Juneau has been a staple of Alaskan cruising since the very beginning. But as ships have grown, the town council has had to construct newer and […]

  • August 20, 2015

Star Princess Denali Explorer, Day 8: Skagway

Cycling Through History in Skagway and Dyea Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Today, Princess Cruises’ Star Princess arrived at our first port of call since setting sail from Seward three days ago: Skagway, Alaska. In 1896, Skagway was nothing more than a few modest trapper’s cabins. By 1897, it was a rapidly expanding town and by […]

  • August 18, 2015

Star Princess Denali Explorer, Day 7: Glacier Bay

Magnificent Glacier Bay National Park Monday, June 22, 2015 Today, Princess Cruises’ Star Princess is sailing the surrealistic waters of Glacier Bay National Park – my de-facto favorite stop on every single Alaskan cruise I’ve ever taken. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Glacier Bay will inspire and astound you. It’s breathtaking, beautiful, and oddly romantic. […]

  • August 17, 2015

North to Alaska! Postcards from Star Princess

Our Journey With Princess Cruises Is One For the Books Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports Today, Princess Cruises’ Star Princess is docked in Ketchikan, Alaska. As you might expect, the city’s famous “liquid sunshine” is living up to its name. But almost incredibly, today is the first day of rain we’ve had here after nine […]

  • June 25, 2015

Star Princess Denali Explorer, Day 6: Hubbard Glacier

Star Princess Enters College Fjord & Hubbard Glacier Sunday, June 21, 2015 It’s our first full day aboard Princess Cruises’ Star Princess as we enter the second half of our Denali Wilderness CruiseTour, and I’m already enjoying my ninth cruise outing in Alaska. From my experiences today, it’s clear that Princess loves Alaska. The line […]

  • June 21, 2015

Star Princess Denali Explorer, Day 5: Boarding the Star Princess

Taking the Train to a Star Saturday, June 20, 2015 This morning, I awoke at the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge as I continued my Princess Cruises’ Denali Explorer Tour that began in Anchorage, Alaska on Tuesday and will conclude next Saturday in Vancouver, British Columbia. But today, we’d be saying goodbye to the Lodge and […]

  • June 20, 2015