Seattle, October 25, 2011 – Windstar Cruises, which operates a fleet of three luxury sailing yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the worldâ€™s most treasured destinations, will include complimentary soft beverages on all voyages starting this December.
Windstarâ€™s complimentary soft beverages include bottled water, sparkling water, sodas, fresh juices, milk, fruit smoothies, tea, coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, and espresso. The new benefit will be available in December at the start of Windstarâ€™s Caribbean, Panama Canal, and Costa Rica voyages.
The addition of soft beverages increases Windstarâ€™s complimentary offerings which include dining at Windstarâ€™s specialty restaurantsâ€”Candles Grill on each of the three yachts, and Degrees and Le MarchÃ© on Wind Surf; complimentary watersports such as kayaking, waterskiing, sail boating, and windsurfing from Windstarâ€™s Watersports platform; and complimentary DVD and iPod rentals.
In addition to new itineraries in the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Baltic and Mediterranean for 2012, Windstar recently announced an $18 million fleet refurbishment plan, which will be completed in phases beginning this fall. Each yacht will receive stylish, new furniture, upholstery, art, lighting, wall coverings, carpeting, ceiling finishes, window treatments, and floor coverings, elevating the look and feel to ultimate luxury at sea, providing an unparalleled guest experience.
Windstar Cruises has been recognized by some of the most notable names in the travel and lifestyle world in 2011. Windstar was voted a â€œTop Small-Ship Cruise Lineâ€ in CondÃ© Nast Travelerâ€™s Readersâ€™ Choice Awards, honored on the magazineâ€™s annual Gold List of â€œBest Cruise Linesâ€ and all three Windstar yachts were recognized in CondÃ© Nast Travelerâ€™s â€œBest Small Shipsâ€ Readerâ€™s Poll. Celebrated Living, American Airlinesâ€™ prestigious publication for first class passengers, named Windstar Cruises â€œTop Small-Ship/Midsize Cruise Lineâ€ on their Platinum List for the fifth time in a row. Earlier this year, Windstar was selected by Travel + Leisure as one of the top five â€œWorldâ€™s Best Small-Ship Cruise Lines.â€
About Windstar Cruises
Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their pampering without pretense and the ability to visit hidden harbors and secluded coves of the worldâ€™s most treasured destinations. Carrying just 148 to 312 guests, the luxurious yachts of Windstar cruise to nearly 50 nations, calling at 100 ports throughout Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. For more information including rates and itineraries, contact a professional travel agent or call Windstar at 1-800-258-7245. Visit Windstar Cruises online at WindstarCruises.com. Windstar Cruises can also be followed on Windstarâ€™s Facebook and Twitter fan pages.