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Princess arranges for Alaska cruisers to dine on their own fresh catch

Princess chefs will prepare the catch according to passengers' wishes
In a new culinary experience, Princess Cruises is enabling cruisers to eat the fish they catch on Alaska excursions. 'Cook My Catch' is available during calls at Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as on Princess Land & Sea Vacations with stays at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge and Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge.

The new offering is available with select shore excursions including 'Salmon Sport Fishing Adventure in Juneau,' 'Salmon Sport Fishing Expedition,' 'Hunting for Halibut' and the 'Discovery Exclusive Alaska Fishing & Wilderness Dining' excursion in Ketchikan.

As passengers return from their tour, they select their preferred fish preparation and accompaniments to be prepared by the culinary team.

Other highlights in Princess Cruises' 'North to Alaska' program are 'Meet the Mountain Climber,' where Land & Sea Vacation participants can gather in the new Hudson Theater at Mount McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge for an interactive presentation by mountain climbers who have conquered Denali. Participants will hear the their tales of survival on the mountain, view photos and try authentic climber equipment. After the show, participants head outside to view a retired airplane similar to those used to transport climbers to and from base camp.

And 'Puppies in the Piazza' enables passengers to meet some of Skagway’s newest sled dogs on board a cruise. Travelers will have the opportunity to interact with the animals, take pictures and meet the dog handlers responsible for training them to become the next generation of Iditarod champions.

This year six Princess ships are offering more than 120 Alaska cruises from May into September, originating at San Francisco, Seattle, Whittier and Vancouver, BC.