Princess Cruises has announced a new Global Partners + Local Experts initiative that will offer local-focused shore experiences through partnerships with Cruise Europe, Cruise Baltic and MedCruise. The new experiences launch this summer.
Through the partnerships with ports, tourism boards, tour operators and port agents, Princess will offer video of individual partners sharing their thoughts, experiences and recommendations about the places they call home. The footage will be used in a number of ways, including before the cruise on direct e-mails as well as onboard for port enhancement presentations.
In addition to the film project the program will include a number of other destination-based elements, including local speakers; exclusive guest experiences in port; new tour programs and tours; partner port guides and walking maps; new port welcome and departure experiences; and an insider’s guide including “cool things” made in each port.
Cruise Baltic is the partner for Regal Princess Scandinavia & Russia cruises, Cruise Europe is the partner for Caribbean Princess British Isles cruises, and MedCruise is the partner for Royal Princess Mediterranean sailings. All three programs will debut during the upcoming 2016 summer season.