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American Cruise Lines introduces Queen of the Mississippi

American Cruise Lines introduces Queen of the Mississippi

8 August 2012 Press Release Cruise News

American Cruise Lines, operator of the newest fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships in the industry, is celebrating the launch of Queen of the Mississippi, the first new, authentic paddlewheeler built for the Mississippi River in nearly 20 years. Commencing the company’s first-ever season on the Mississippi River, the 150-passenger Queen of the Mississippi set sail, August 4, on a sold-out, eight-day, roundtrip voyage from New Orleans.

Passengers applaud American Cruise Lines’ first Alaskan cruise

Passengers applaud American Cruise Lines’ first Alaskan cruise

15 June 2012 Press Release Cruise News

American Cruise Lines announced today that its inaugural season in Alaska aboard the American Spirit has begun, with its opening 11-night Seattle-to-Juneau cruise having just been successfully completed. Weekly roundtrip cruises from Juneau will now run through early September.

American Cruise Lines announces new Puget Sound Cruise

American Cruise Lines announces new Puget Sound Cruise

14 June 2012 Press Release Cruise News

American Cruise Lines announced today the addition of a new itinerary for 2013 – Puget Sound and San Juan Islands. Offered aboard the 100-passenger American Spirit, roundtrip cruises from Seattle will showcase the most beautiful inland waterways on the West Coast. Puget Sound, which will include the San Juan Islands, will be the newest offering in American Cruise Lines’ Pacific Northwest cruise collection, which includes Alaska’s Inside Passage and the Columbia & Snake Rivers.

American Cruise Lines Introduces the Culinary Cruise Collection

American Cruise Lines Introduces the Culinary Cruise Collection

15 May 2012 Press Release Cruise News

American Cruise Lines announced today its Culinary Cruise Collection, a various selection of cruises that place special emphasis on the trademark cuisine of specific cruising regions, including Alaska, New England, the Chesapeake Bay, the Mississippi River and the Pacific Northwest

American Cruise Lines building third new riverboat

American Cruise Lines building third new riverboat

19 March 2012 Press Release Cruise News

American Cruise Lines, the leader in small ship cruising, announced today that it will be building another brand new riverboat due to the high demand for its U.S. river cruises. A contract has been signed and construction has already begun. The new riverboat will be slightly larger but similar in many respects to the 150-passenger Queen of the Mississippi, which is nearing completion at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD.

American Cruise Lines’ Queen of the Mississippi nears completion

American Cruise Lines’ Queen of the Mississippi nears completion

15 March 2012 Press Release Cruise News

American Cruise Lines, the leader in small ship cruising, announced today the latest development in the construction of its brand new authentic 150-passenger paddlewheeler, the Queen of the Mississippi, as it nears completion at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Maryland. Last week, the massive 23-ton, 28 foot-wide paddlewheel built specially for the new riverboat was lifted and installed.

Complimentary Alaska shore tours from American Cruise Lines

Complimentary Alaska shore tours from American Cruise Lines

6 February 2012 Press Release Cruise News

American Cruise Lines the leader in small ship cruising, announced today a magnificent lineup of complimentary shore tours for its Alaskan itineraries beginning this summer. Each tour will take passengers to the finest local sites at each port and provide insight into the area’s culture, heritage and history.

American Cruise Lines announces Queen of the Mississippi 2013 schedule

American Cruise Lines announces Queen of the Mississippi 2013 schedule

27 January 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Still six months away from the start of its inaugural 2012 season on the Mississippi River, American Cruise Lines, the leader in small ship cruising, has announced its 2013 schedule for Queen of the Mississippi. The brand-new 150-passenger authentic paddlewheeler is currently under construction and nearing completion in Salisbury, MD and will begin service this August from New Orleans.

American Cruise Lines celebrates new Queen of the Mississippi

American Cruise Lines celebrates new Queen of the Mississippi

19 January 2012 Cruise News

American Cruise Lines has announced it will install additional amenities aboard Queen of the Mississippi, the brand new 150-passenger authentic paddlewheeler currently under construction and nearing completion in Salisbury. In an effort to maximize the view for guests, even more staterooms and suites will have sliding glass doors to access the private balconies on both the third and fourth decks.