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Goin’ Cruisin’

What’s life like on an Alaskan charter bus? Join our driver guides as they cruise the frontier – there won’t be any rock stars on this tour bus, but there sure is some wildlife!

Dave’s Story – From Driver Guide to Vice President!

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock
I began my career with Princess as a seasonal driver/guide in Skagway, Alaska in 1985, while attending Pacific Lutheran University and finishing my Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Coincidentally, this was the same year Princess, under the Royal Hyway Tours moniker, began motorcoach operations in the state of Alaska. I...  Read More

Shandra – Transportation Services Manager

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
I never thought that I would go to the Yukon Territory. I never thought that I would drive a bus. I never thought that I would work in the field I graduated in! Yet, in the fall of 2003 my good friend arrived home from Skagway Alaska insisting that driving...  Read More

Robin – Division Manager

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
I am starting my 8th summer season working for Princess and Holland America in Skagway, Alaska. The snow is still four feet thick at the top of the White Pass Summit, made famous by the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898. Within a few weeks, the trees and flowers will be blooming,...  Read More

Laurel – Supervisor – Seattle Port Operations

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
Ever heard of “Take Your Son /Daughter to Work” day? Well, I’ve taken that to a whole new level! With my kids growing up and moving out of the house, I began looking for something to keep me busy on the weekends. I had recently booked an upcoming Princess cruise...  Read More

Bill – Supervisor – Seattle Port Ops

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
Who’d ever think that the tools required for work would be a squirt pistol and a tiara? But that is jumping a bit ahead of the story; let’s start at the beginning during the winter of 2005. I had been retired for the past five years and was running out...  Read More

Jason – Supervisor – The Cruise Experience

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
“Cruising? Isn’t that for old people?” You don’t know how many times over the years I have heard this statement, and it always makes me laugh to myself. But, before I became involved in this part of the travel industry, I admit that I thought the same thing to myself....  Read More

Celeste – Assistant Transportation Services Manager

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
My trek to Ketchikan, Alaska was an unusual one. I’m from New Jersey and in 2005 I was employed as an Account Executive for a finance company in midtown Manhattan. I had been in this position for almost a year, after originally being trained as a credit analyst and commercial...  Read More

Bella – Outfitter

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', Only in Alaska
This is where my story begins: February 2007 Gold Canyon RV & Golf Resort, Gold Canyon, Arizona “I’m thinking it’s about time for a cruise this summer. What do you think, Bella?” asks my sister, Karen. We had just emerged from the swimming pool and doing our exercise routine. Toweling...  Read More

Rolin – Assistant Maintenance Manager

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
Hello, my name is Rolin . I have been a Princess employee since March 1st of 2000. I wanted a summer job in Alaska and I wanted to work at the “best” Lodge in Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge fit’s that requirement . The reason I stay with Princess...  Read More

Codie – Administrative Assistant

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Only in Alaska
My name is Codie Villalobos. March of this year marked my 10th year of what was supposed to be my summer job in Alaska “just for the season”. I began working for the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge in the summer of 1998. I was hired as a seasonal Front Desk...  Read More