Princess Cruises Ships Present Unique Viewing for Eclipse on August 21 by 30Seconds Travel
For the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass over the continental U.S. on August 21. And Princess Cruises guests sailing on six cruise ships in Alaska will be invited to special viewing parties as part of the cruise line's exclusive Stargazing with Discovery at Sea program.
From the top decks in Alaska, nearly 18,000 guests aboard Coral Princess, Emerald Princess, Grand Princess, Island Princess, Ruby Princess and Star Princess will be invited to enjoy an approximately 54 percent view of the eclipse. Guests will be provided specially-branded Science Channel™/Discovery at Sea eclipse glasses for ultimate viewing, paired with educational background on what causes an eclipse from the exclusive Stargazing with Discovery at Sea staff as they provide a "tour" of three intervals the morning of August 21.
"Through our exclusive partnership with Discovery Communications, we're able to offer expert tips and background from Science Channel experts that provide intriguing commentary around this rare phenomenon and for the ultimate viewing party onboard," said Denise Saviss, Princess Cruises vice president, entertainment experiences.
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