Princess Cruises Reveals Final Reason on Inspired to Cruise Blog

Santa Clarita, Calif. (PRWEB) December 27, 2012

Princess Cruises today revealed the final passenger story on its blog, Inspired to Cruise: A Year of Reasons to Get Away From the Everyday ( The last post personifies the line’s brand promise to help its passengers escape completely.

In the story My Yearly Retreat to Escape Completely, Patricia Mengel of Brighton, Michigan shares how each day of her cruise she is able to let go a bit more from her busy job as a cardiac medical assistant. Even her patients know about her yearly cruise to let go of work stress and come home feeling refreshed and renewed.

Throughout 2012, the blog chronicled 52 diverse reasons why passengers are compelled to take a cruise vacation, including a mix of celebrations, accomplishments, family milestones and other deeply personal reasons to cruise. Among the many reasons were romantic stories: to get married, to honeymoon, to pop the question, to renew vows and even to save a marriage. Others conquered fears, quit smoking, chased an eclipse, ran a marathon and made peace with wartime memories. Family also featured prominently as passengers reconnected with parents, visited relatives in far-flung locales and honored those who had passed.

The blog, one of the most popular in the travel industry, generated 2.7 million page views and more than 4,000 comments from readers who have been inspired to find their own reasons to cruise. Among these:

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