Princess, Bon Appétit Debut Shore Excursion Program

Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw

Princess Cruises has announced a new culinary shore excursion program in collaboration with Bon Appétit, offering guests the opportunity to enjoy authentic culinary experiences through a selection of 30 new tours.

Through the new partnership, Princess guests will enjoy tailored excursions that offer opportunities to engage with local life in a small-group setting, exposing them to local ingredients and cooking styles, as well as demonstrations and tastings from local chefs and personalities.

“As a leader in culinary excellence at sea, we seek to offer our guests hands-on, immersive culinary journeys from the destinations we visit,” said Bruce Krumrine, Vice President, Global Shore Excursions, Princess Cruises. “From scone making in the countryside of Ireland to crafting the perfect paella on the knotted streets of medieval Spain, these newly developed experiences are sure to bring the spirit of these destinations to life for our guests.”

Guests can choose from a selection of ‘Exclusive’ and ‘Recommended’ tours developed in partnership with Bon Appétit, designed to best demonstrate the brand’s focus of “where food and culture meet.” Exclusive Tours are available only through Princess and Bon Appétit, while on Recommended Tours participants discover the places they visit through cuisine endorsed by Bon Appétit.

Highlights include:

Bon Appétit Exclusive Tours: 

  • Taste of the North – Kristiansand, Norway
  • Scones from Scratch – Dublin, Ireland

Bon Appétit Recommended Tours:

  • Classic Copenhagen – Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Pacific Northwest Pairings – Astoria, Oregon
  • From Mate to Malbec – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Juneau Foodie Walking Tour – Juneau, Alaska 
  • The Perfect Paella – Valencia, Spain
  • Roots of Russia – St. Petersburg, Russia

More information on the new Bon Appétit shore excursions can be found here.

Bruce Parkinson

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An observer and analyst of the Canadian and international travel industries for over 25 years, Bruce uses the pre-dawn hours to prepare a daily news and information package to keep industry members up to date.

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