Princess Cruises Blog Reaches Halfway Milestone By Revealing Reason to Cruise 26: To Sail the Open Seas Again


Princess Cruises has reached the halfway point of its year-long blog, Inspired to Cruise, by revealing the 26th reason to cruise submitted by the lines passengers.

This weeks contributor shares how cruising let her return to the open ocean that she missed after the death of her husband and the sale of their beloved boat.


Since its debut in January, more than one million people have visited the blog, and thousands have commented on how the stories have inspired their own reasons to take a cruise. Found at, the blog will gradually share a total of 52 stories during 2012, each offering another compelling reason why someone chose a cruise vacation.

In this weeks story, For My Love of the Sea, Gloria Walsh of Camano Island, Washington, shares how her life opened up again after she discovered that with cruising she could still experience her love for the open sea after the death of her husband, with whom she had shared a passion for sailing.

Each week, the blog also showcases a short Escape Inspiration video about a favourite moment at sea.

This weeks video, introduced by Coral Princess Captain Nicolo Binetti, takes viewers along on the romance of a wedding at sea.

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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