River cruise news to watch

Bohemia Rhapsody New Year’s Eve Cruise | Prague‘s Eve Cruise | Prague Last year was a challenging one for river cruising, so as we round the bend into 2017, it’s worth pointing out some buzz-worthy stories on the horizon that could help the industry get its groove back. When it comes to buzz, we canContinue reading “River cruise news to watch”

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Fresh from the shipyard—a first peek at Louisiane Steam Boat Re-Fit  (and some juicy new tidbits)

Louisiane’s refit is complete and the vessel will reposition to its dedicated Quai Louisiane in New Orleans this weekend ‘Stylish and opulent’ is how French America Line chairman Christopher Kyte describes the new boutique riverboat Louisiane. He also shared a soupçon of fresh details about the vessel and a new hire. ‘The fabrics are rich.Continue reading “Fresh from the shipyard—a first peek at Louisiane Steam Boat Re-Fit  (and some juicy new tidbits)”

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American Queen launching another Mississippi ship next year

The American Queen Steamboat Co. will add a third vessel to its river fleet in 2017. The 340-foot American Duchess is slated to launch on the Mississippi River next June. “We’re running full these days,” said American Queen President and COO Ted Sykes. “We’ve been scouring the country for more capacity.” The company’s flagship vessel,Continue reading “American Queen launching another Mississippi ship next year”

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