Princess Cruises Blog Update: Reason to Cruise #21 Revealed

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To Honor A Family Member

Princess Cruises has revealed story #21 on its blog “Inspired to Cruise,” featuring a woman who cruised to honor her father who had recently passed away.

In the story, “A Cruise in Honor of My Dad,” found at, Carol Fiol of Lake Worth, Florida, tells how over the years her family kept talking about taking a cruise together, but never made the plans until her father became ill. Although he passed away a few weeks before the voyage, the family went ahead and cruised in his honor, and felt his presence on every deck.

Each week during 2012 the blog will feature a new reason to cruise, gradually sharing a total of 52 inspiring passenger stories about what compelled them to take a cruise vacation.

The blog also showcases a short “Escape Inspiration” video about a favorite moment at sea. This week’s video, introduced by Coral Princess Spa Manager Kathy Huang, features a moment of serenity in The Sanctuary.

Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel agent, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237), or by visiting the company's website at

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About Princess Cruises:
One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise and tour company operating a fleet of 16 modern ships renowned for their innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities, all provided in an environment of exceptional customer service. A recognized leader in worldwide cruising, Princess carries 1.3 million passengers each year to destinations around the globe ranging in length from seven to 107 days. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc.

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Karen Candy, kcandy(at)princesscruises(dot)com, 661-753-1540
Julie Benson, jbenson(at)princesscruises(dot)com, 661-753-1530

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