Susan Shultz, director of sales, American Cruise Lines talks to Breaking Travel News at World Travel Market 2016. On the agenda are the new ship the brand plans to launch in spring 2017, the vast range of itineraries offered by ACL, and the importance of the UK market to the brand.
American Cruise Lines has announced three new cruise ships are now under construction for its fleet. The new ships, which are being built at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD, will continue to raise the standard for cruising in the United States. American Cruise Lines has always chosen to build new ships, as it considers refurbished boats unable to meet guest expectations for comfort, spacious staterooms, and modern amenities.
American Cruise Lines has announced its plans for the construction of a new fleet of modern riverboats, which will add a new dimension to river cruising in the United States, and a wide selection of new river itineraries throughout the country. The concept for the new riverboats will differ from that of the line’s existing paddlewheelers and coastal ships by offering a more contemporary approach to their design. Modern exteriors and spacious, elegant interiors are planned.
American Cruise Lines has revealed it has a special celebration planned for American Eagle’s Maiden Voyage, which departs on April 11th from New Orleans. American Eagle will carry 150 guests in the most spacious staterooms available on any Mississippi riverboat. Of the 84 staterooms, 78 feature large private balconies, all of which have sliding glass doors for optimal views and enjoyment.
Holland America Line’s ms Noordam and ms Zuiderdam achieved perfect scores of 100 on recent routine United States Public Health inspections conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
American Cruise Lines is planning to commence construction of a new fleet of modern riverboats, which will add a new dimension to river cruising in the United States, and a wide selection of new river itineraries throughout the country.
American Cruise Lines announced today the successful launching of the new paddlewheeler being built for the Mississippi River at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland.
American Cruise Lines announced today that Queen of the West’s 2014 season on the Columbia and Snake Rivers is off to a successful start. Currently on its third sailing of the year, the 120-passenger paddlewheeler has 31 more sailings scheduled through November.
American Cruise Lines today announced the introduction of Cruise Local. Eat Local, a new dining initiative for locally-sourced produce, meats and ingredients to provide the most delicious regionalised menus onboard. Sustainable cuisine supports the many small towns American Cruise Lines visits, and ensures the least impact on the ecosystem of the regions cruised.
American Cruise Lines today announced its lineup of 2014 guest speakers. In order to enhance the passenger cruise experience, American Cruise Lines invites carefully selected experts to join them onboard, each offering expertise and unique insight on a range of topics, passing scenery and ports of call, and often accompanying guests on shore tours.
American Cruise Lines today confirmed it will be placing the first of four upcoming newbuilds on the Mississippi River, where it currently operates its newest riverboat, Queen of the Mississippi.
American Cruise Lines has announced it is building four new riverboats for American river cruising. Construction has already begun on the first two ships, with the first to begin cruising in in the spring of 2015.