Princess Cruises Gears Up for the Holiday Season With Festive Experiences

Princess Cruises Gears Up for the Holiday Season With Festive Experiences

The Princess Cruises fleet is gearing up for the holiday season and is set to surprise and delight guests with a range of festive experiences. From new cocktails and holiday-themed decor to special menus and favorite-themed events, passengers are in for a joyful and unforgettable experience.

“Princess truly delivers a holiday spectacular, creating a warm atmosphere that feels like the perfect home away from home for our guests to simply relax and take in all of the distinctive moments of the season, without the stress of entertaining,” said Sami Kohen, vice president of food and beverage, Princess Cruises. “From new specialty cocktails or warm cocoa to holiday favorite movies and even a tree lighting ceremony with falling snow, it’s easy to get into the holiday spirit at sea with Princess.”

Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

If you’re a guest who wants to enjoy some holiday cheer with a special cocktail, you have several festive options to choose from. You can raise a toast to your memories of the past year and look forward to the new one. The bartenders at Princess are creating several new drinks that will surely delight your taste buds, including:

Autumn Elixir: Grey Goose, St Germain, orange Juice, apple Juice and sugar syrup, garnished with pomegranate and thyme

Charm with Pecan: Zacapa rum, Crème de cacao dark, Kahlua and cream, garnished with crushed pecan and star anise

Pumpkin Spice Martini: Elyx vodka, Bacardi spiced rum, pumpkin puree, sugar syrup and pumpkin spice syrup, garnished with graham cracker around the rim and cinnamon powder

The Jingle: Grey Goose White Peach and Rosemary Vodka, Kahlua, pomegranate syrup, fresh lemon juice, cranberry juice and ginger beer, garnished with cranberries and marshmallows

In addition, the new “I Love this Martini” menu, crafted in partnership with Diageo and Filthy® Premium Mixers & Garnishes, is now available across the fleet. The menu features all-time favorites, plus new twists like the Black Cherry Espresso Martini, made with Ketel One Vodka, Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur, Filthy® Black Cherry Syrup, and topped with Filthy® Black Cherries.

Princess has announced a new partnership with The Macklowe Whiskey, which is the first luxury American single malt whiskey created by Julie Macklowe. The premium spirit will feature on the menus during holiday sailings. Using The Macklowe Kentucky Edition, Gold Bottle, the drinks will be shaken, stirred, poured, or served neat, garnished to perfection, and in Gold Fashioned style.

Princess will serve a host of gourmet dining options and traditional favorites this season. They will feature their signature Culinary Collection of Holiday Menus, created by world-renowned Chef Rudi Sodamin, leading the Princess culinary arts team. The menu includes a five-course Thanksgiving feast, the meaningful and fun foods of Hanukkah, delectable Christmas dishes from traditions around the world, and concludes with a sparkling New Year’s Gala menu.