Princess Cruises’ brand ambassador, Phillip Schofield, recently boarded the Regal Princess as it sailed to the Baltics; the TV personality’s second sailing with the line.
A series of videos filmed during Schofield’s time on the 3,560-guest ship provide fans with a snapshot of his time spent both onboard and ashore.
The latest videos focus on the sheer relaxation of a day on the seas with Princess as Phillip samples the onboard facilities including ‘The Sanctuary’, the line’s luxurious spa-inspired top deck retreat, complete with serenity stewards.
Phillip Schofield said: “After our first cruise with Princess the bar really had been set high. We couldn’t wait to get on Regal Princess and from the moment we boarded, the ship, crew and destinations did not disappoint.”
A self-confessed wine enthusiast, Phillip also experiences the chef’s table lumiere, which includes a behind-the-scenes galley tour followed by a multi-course dinner.
The meal was created by the ship’s executive chef and served on a table surrounded by a curtain of light.
Additionally, Schofield samples the winemaker’s dinner which features menus developed in partnership alongside speciality winemakers, with food designed to pair with matching wines.
Once ashore, he proves a dab hand at the art of glass-blowing during a lesson in Oslo before temperatures drop during a visit to an ice bar.
Schofield continued: “I loved sampling the wealth of onboard facilities available during the calm of a day at sea and the excitement of discovering new activities such as glass blowing.
Cruising has opened not just my eyes, but those of my family, to any number of possibilities available both on Princess’ ships and a wealth of eye-catching destinations. We can’t recommend it enough.”
In other Princess news, guests are currently being treated to up to $500 free onboard spend.
The offer applies on over 850 cruises setting sail from the end of 2018 up to 2020, for select voyages booked from today until August 30th 2018.
Voyages start from £500pp and range from seven days to 58 days, covering all seven continents.
Some sailings included are:
-Sapphire Princess returning to Europe from April to October Summer 2019, calling at Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and Canada & New England
-24 day Canada & New England sailing from £2,899 per person, departing from Southampton on September 14th 2019 (ports of call include St John’s, Sydney in Nova Scotia, Charlottetown, New York, Newport, Boston, Rockland, Saint Jjhn and Halifax in Nova Scotia
-7 day Scandinavia sailing from £649 per person, departing Southampton April 27th 2019 (ports of call include Brussels/Bruges, Copenhagen, Skagen and Oslo
-16 day Antarctica & Cape Horn sailing from £3,944 per person, departing Buenos Aires on January 1st 2020 (ports of call include Montevideo, Falkland Islands (Stanley), 4 days scenic cruising through the Arctic peninsula, Cape Horn, Ushuaia and Punta Arenas
Princess Cruises‘ vice president UK and Europe, Tony Roberts, stated: “With plenty of onboard spending money on offer across a huge variety of voyages, now really is the time for guests to plan their Princess cruises all the way up to 2020.
We know how important is is for our guests to be able to fully experience what a cruise has to offer, whether it’s immersing themselves in the destinations they visit with a shore excursion, treating themselves to a speciality dining experence onboard or indulging in a spa treatment.
By taking advantage of this offer they can begin their cruise knowing they can really treat themselves onboard”.
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