GREAT CRUISE ES­CAPES

The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Destination Afloat -

FISHY BUSI­NESS: As part of its 150th an­niver­sary year of spe­cials and in­no­va­tions, Princess Cruises has an­nounced the launch, in May, of a se­ries of on­board of­fer­ings dubbed North to Alaska! De­signed for pas­sen­gers on the line’s Alaskan cruises, the hap­pen­ings in­clude Eat Like A Lo­cal, a part­ner­ship with the Alaska Seafood Mar­ket­ing In­sti­tute to fea­ture re­gional del­i­ca­cies such as king salmon, hal­ibut and king crab, and sig­na­ture dishes from lo­cal joints, in­clud­ing crab cakes from Tracy’s King Crab Shack in Juneau and fish tacos from Ketchikan’s Alaska Fish House. Bring on re­peats of The Dead­li­est Catch on the in-cabin telly chan­nels, we say. More: princess.com/NorthToAlaska.

ISLE BE SEE­ING YOU: West coast of Scot­land op­er­a­tor Ma­jes­tic Line has a third ship, un­der con­struc­tion, MV

Chan­nel

on a cruise to Alaska

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