American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC), a leader in U.S. overnight river cruising, recently closed on the purchase of the Victory I and sister ship Victory II from Sunstone Ships, Inc., in addition to the Victory brand.
American Queen Steamboat Company, operator of the most opulent riverboats in the world, invites guests to enjoy the dramatic landscapes that have long inspired artists, writers and steamboat passengers on one of their famed voyages along the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland, Columbia and Snake rivers this year.
HMS Global Maritime was named a 2018 Business of the Year in the “Very Large Company” category by Louisville Business First at its annual awards gala on Monday, Dec 3. A full-service marine management company, HMS Global Maritime was recognized for its significant growth in its overnight cruise division, specially within American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC).
Video: American Queen Steamboat Company American Countess Construction Update
Last week, American Queen Steamboat Company released time-lapse video of construction progress on the American Countess at Gulf Island Shipyard in Houma, Louisiana. The 245-guest riverboat, the fourth vessel in the U.S. flagged fleet, is a paddlewheeler currently under construction using the existing hull of the Kanesville Queen, a former gaming vessel built in 1995.
Today, American Queen Steamboat Company announced that Ted Sykes will be stepping down from his role as President and COO by the end of the year. Sykes joined the river cruise line six years ago after the launch of the first boat American Queen.
Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. announced today (Sep. 14) that, through its subsidiary Gulf Island, L.L.C., it has signed a contract for the expansion and delivery of one (1) 245-guest riverboat with American Countess, LLC.
The American Queen Steamboat Company, operator of the U.S.-flagged American Queen, is giving travelers the chance to ride the Columbia River. Because of consumer demand, three new cruises on the American Empress are now part of the boat’s 2018 schedule with five-day sailings out of Portland for a round trip voyage. (travelagentcentral.com)
A cruise ship seemingly straight out of the country’s yesteryear pulled up to Ottawa on Sunday. The American Duchess cruise vessel docked at the west end of Allen Park in Ottawa next to the railroad bridge as part of a nine-day cruise from St. Louis. Other stops include Hannibal, Mo., Alton, Mo. and Peoria. (mywebtimes.com)
Allianz Global Assistance, a consumer specialty insurance provider, and American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC), a luxury riverboat cruise operator, have announced a multi-year partnership to provide travel protection and assistance to customers booking river cruises with AQSC. (travelagentcentral.com)
U.S. river cruise line The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced that Marissa Applegate will be named the godmother of the brand’s all-new, all-suite American Duchess riverboat. (travelagentcentral.com)