Archives for October 2011

American Queen to Return to River Cruising April 2012

The largest and perhaps grandest riverboat, ever built, the American Queen, will resume cruising under its new ownership, The Great American Steamboat Company, in April of 2012.
With a slick, well focused marketing campaign, a full array of themed cruises, and mostly inclusive package, the cruise line looks to capture a section of the market that… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises to Feature Largest Australia and New Zealand Deployment of Any North American Cruise Line in 2012-13

Highlights Include a Special Solar Eclipse Cruise and a New Cruisetour Featuring a Historic Train Ride Into the Outback
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (October 26, 2011) — Featuring the largest Australia deployment of any North American line in the region, Princess Cruises’ 2012-13 season of “Down Under” cruising offers intriguing new routes, a special solar eclipse cruise,… [Continue Reading]


Luxury Cruise Line Earns Second Consecutive Title
SEATTLE, October 12, 2011—For the second year in a row, Seabourn has been named the “Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” by readers of Condé Nast Traveler in the magazine’s 24th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. This is the third time in four years that the magazine’s well-traveled readers have recognized Seabourn… [Continue Reading]

Windstar Cruises Includes Complimentary Soft Beverages On All Voyages Starting This December

Seattle, October 25, 2011 – Windstar Cruises, which operates a fleet of three luxury sailing yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations, will include complimentary soft beverages on all voyages starting this December.
Windstar’s complimentary soft beverages include bottled water, sparkling water, sodas, fresh juices, milk, fruit smoothies, tea,… [Continue Reading]

Crystal Scores Win As Condé Nast Traveler’s “Best Cruise Line” of 2011

Highest Rating of Any Cruise Line
LOS ANGELES, October 11, 2011 – In a huge affirmation of cruise industry excellence, Condé Nast Traveler magazine (U.S.) readers have named Crystal Cruises the “Best Cruise Line” (Mid-Sized) for 2011 and rated the line higher than any cruise line, large or small. The ultra-luxe line’s victorious score of… [Continue Reading]