12 October, 2009

Princesses assist in Samoa's Tsunami Recovery Efforts

Two Princesses came, saw and gave to Samoa last week.


The Sun Princess and Star Princess Cruise Ships which docked at Apia Port last week brought visitors and crew that wanted to help the people of Samoa and help it did.


The Star Princess, on its maiden voyage to Samoa on Friday 09th October 09 last week, donated more than USD$10,000.00 on behalf of the Princess Cruises Community Foundation and the Crew Club Funds, to assist Samoa in its relief and rehabilitation efforts after the Tsunami that struck on Tuesday 29th September 09.


The Hon. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Misa Telefoni Retzlaff accepted the donation on behalf of the people of Samoa and Government..


Each vessel brought to Samoa's shores more than 2000 passengers each.. 


Both vessels are coming through Samoa again on return visits in November, as well as two other cruise ships also expected next month.