Princess Cruises Ships Boast Viewing for Great American Eclipse

By ,   August 20, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

For the first time in 99 years, the total eclipse of the sun will pass over continental United States tomorrow, August 21, and Princess Cruises passengers sailing on 6 cruise ships in Alaska will be invited to viewing parties as part of the line’s Stargazing with Discovery at Sea program.

Princess Cruises ships

In Alaska, nearly 18,000 guests aboard Emerald Princess, Coral Princess, Grand Princess, Ruby Princess, Star Princess and Island Princess will be invited to enjoy from the ships' top decks an approx 54% view of the eclipse.

They will be provided specially-branded Science Channel/Discovery at Sea eclipse glasses, paired with the educational background on what causes an eclipse. The exclusive Stargazing with Discovery at Sea staff provide a “tour” of 3 intervals the morning of August 21.