‘The Real Love Boat’ Crew Meets Original Cast on Princess Cruise Ship

Cast members of original show ‘The Love Boat’ sat down with hosts of CBS romance dating show ‘The Real Love Boat’, Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell, and The Real Love Boat Crew to a Princess Cruises itinerary departing October 22. 2022.

On a seven-day Mexican Riviera cruise aboard Discovery PrincessPrincess Cruises Celebration Ambassador Jill Whelan (Vicki Stubing), was joined by cast members Cynthia Lauren Tewes (Julie McCoy), Bernie Kopell (Doc), Fred Grandy (Gopher) and Ted Lange (Isaac) for a special themed “Love Boat” cruise.

Meeting with “The Real Love Boat”

On board 145,000 gross tons Discovery Princess“Love Boat” cast members Cynthia Lauren Tewes, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy and Ted Lange met the crew of “The Real Love Boat” on October 22, 2022, for a specially themed “Love Boat” cruise.

Hosted by Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell, “The Real Love Boat” takes place on a Princess Cruises ship, joined by the ship’s crew, Captain Paolo Arrigo, Ezra Freeman and Cruise Director Matt Mitcham.

As the Love Boat-themed cruise departed from Los Angeles, California for its seven-day round-trip itinerary to the Mexican Riviera, original TV show “The Love Boat” joined the hosts of the CBS dating show “The Real Love Boat”, Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell and The Real Love Boat Crew.

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Princess Cruises Celebration Ambassador Jill Whelan Vicki Stubing also joined on board for the momentous occasion as 3,660 guests. Discovery Princess begins its round-trip Love Boat-themed cruise to Mexico, stopping in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta.

Jerry O’Connell, host of ‘The Real Love Boat,’ said, “Rebecca and I grew up watching the original ‘Love Boat’ and our show is inspired by that beloved series, so meet the cast original was just a wonderful experience.”

During this itinerary, the beloved cruise ship Captain Stubing will be celebrated with a tribute to actor Gavin MacLeodas the original ensemble cast shares memories of the show and participates in various guest activities, including a renewal of vows for guests.

Captain Arrigo, Freeman and Mitcham bring their real-world expertise to help single stars find love on board as the matchmaking happens. The dating show “The Real Love Boat” is available on the CBS television network.

Princess Cruises and the Love Boat

“The Love Boat”, featuring German construction from 1971 Princess of the Pacificwas made famous by Princess Cruises as an American television series that aired on ABC from 1977 to 1986.

Since the drama series ended the run, the cruise line has seen a lot of growth and success over the years, and in May last year, The Love Boat captain and Princess Cruises ambassador, Gavin MacLeod, has died aged 90.

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The cruise line organized a themed cruise for Captain Stubingwhich sailed on February 26, 2022, aboard 144,216 gross registered tons majestic princess from the Port of Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera, celebrating the birthday of the late Gavin MacLeod, who would have turned 91.

Recently, Princess Cruises launched Selling Love Boatsthrough October 31, 2022, for departures and cruises in 2023 and beyond.

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The Love Boat Sale applies to cruise and cruise bookings in 2023 and beyond, with itineraries that sail to Mexico, the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, the California Coast, Hawaii, the Panama Canal and Canada/New England.

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