Princess Cruises is Now Official Cruise Vacation Partner for Porsche Club of America (PCA)
The Original Love Boat Expands Relationship Providing PCA Members with Even More Opportunities to Engage with World’s Most Iconic Cruise Line
Nominations for the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards were selected by a panel of cruise experts, with USA Today readers asked to rank cruise lines in a variety of product and service-based categories.
Ranked No. 1 as “Best Large Cruise Ship,” 3,660-guest Sky Princess was recognized for its stunning interiors and array of onboard choices that include a wide array of balcony staterooms, culinary options for every taste, its signature European-style multi-level Piazza, inviting jazz club and one of the best wine bars afloat. Sister ship, Enchanted Princess, also earned the No. 3 spot in this same category.
Regal Princess was ranked No. 1 as the “Best Cruise Ship for Families” for its numerous kid-friendly features, including Camp Discovery Youth Center with dedicated kids’ spaces for three different age ranges, dozens of connecting staterooms and expansive Family Suites applauded with plenty of space to watch over the kids while also enjoying some privacy. Also popular with kids and adults alike is SeaWalk, a glass-bottomed walkway extending 28 feet over the ship’s edge and providing spectacular views.
Princess Cruises is the world’s most iconic cruise brand, known for its co-starring television role on “The Love Boat.” Millions of guests every year enjoy dream vacations in the most sought-after destinations on the largest ships that offer elite service personalization and simplicity, customary of smaller ships. The cruise line’s exclusive Princess MedallionClass service creates meaningful connections and unforgettable moments and blends seamlessly onboard with signature amenities including well-appointed staterooms, world class dining, grand performances, award-winning casinos and entertainment, luxurious spas, imaginative experiences and boundless activities.
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Princess Cruises, the world’s most iconic cruise line, is now the Official Cruise Vacation Partner for the Porsche Club of America (PCA). The move expands the cruise line’s existing relationship with PCA which launched in 2022.
With the announcement – made by Princess Celebrations Ambassador Jill Whelan and Ruby Princess Captain Mario Tani at PCA’s annual Werks Reunion gathering at Amelia Island, Fla. – Princess Cruises is now the Official Cruise Vacation Partner for the organization’s 150,000-plus members who will have even more opportunities to engage with Princess and its 15-ship fleet that annually visits 330 destinations on all seven continents.
PCA members will also enjoy special branded experience cruises and increased Princess presence at annual car shows, concours and conventions, along with special access to great vacation deals which are booked through a personal travel concierge dedicated just for PCA members.
“In our first year with Porsche Club of America we realized that we had created something very special, given our members’ and guests’ collective passion for making connections, travel and experiencing incredible machines,” said John Padgett, president of Princess Cruises. “Now as PCA’s Official Cruise Vacation Partner, we’re ready to take our partnership to the next level on land and at sea.”
“PCA was the first automobile club to set sail with a host of member centric activities, many planned and hosted by Princess Cruises. They understand the passion and enthusiasm our members carry for the Porsche brand, and we see that same enthusiasm from all those involved in planning this year’s Treffen at Sea,” said Aaron Ambrosino, PCA National President.
“In such a short time, Princess Cruises has fully integrated into the PCA family. This partnership is incredibly special and surely sets the bar for all PCA and car club events alike.” said Vu Nguyen, PCA Executive Director
One of the highlights of the partnership is an expanded line up of special cruises exclusively for PCA members throughout the year, culminating in the inaugural PCA Treffen at Sea, a seven-day cruise aboard Sky Princess operating round-trip from Fort Lauderdale Dec. 9-16, 2023. During the weeklong journey, participants will visit four of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations – Cozumel, Costa Maya, Belize and Mahogany Bay (Roatan) – while enjoying one-of-a-kind landside experiences just for PCA members.
Princess will also have a more prominent role at PCA’s various gatherings across the country with plans to operate another sweepstakes similar to its highly successful awarding of a Princess-branded electric Porsche Taycan that attracted upwards of 900,000 entrants in 2022.
Much like a high-performance Porsche, Princess Cruises offers the ultimate customized experience for its guests with world-class dining, entertainment and activities, all powered by the Princess Medallion that provides for a uniquely personal vacation where guests can have anything they need delivered directly to them anywhere on board.