Posts Tagged ‘American Queen Steamboat Company’

American Duchess River Cruise Ship Christened in New Orleans

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

American Duchess - American Queen Steamboat CompanyThe smash of a bottle of Maker’s Mark bourbon signified the christening of American Duchess, the newest river boat for the ever-growing American Queen Steamboat Company. (cruisecritic.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company Owns Fourth River Cruise Ship

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

American Queen Steamboat Company, which will christen its third river cruise ship, American Duchess, in New Orleans on Monday, has another vessel waiting in the wings. (cruisecritic.com)

Marissa Applegate Named Godmother of the New American Duchess Riverboat

Monday, August 7th, 2017

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)

Three New Sales, Exec Hires at American Queen Steamboat Company

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

American Queen Steamboat Company has announced three new hires to its sales and management team. Nicola Volpe has joined the river cruise line as vice president of hotels, while Barbara Davis is now business development director. Krystle Sampson has been named regional sales director. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company to Host Holiday Cruises

Friday, June 30th, 2017

The American QueenThe American Queen Steamboat Company is unleashing its expanded fleet during this year’s holiday season, hosting voyages on the American Queen, American Empress, as well as the American Duchess, the company’s latest vessel. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Duchess, American Queen Steamboat Company’s Latest Riverboat to Launch Aug. 14 from New Orleans

Monday, May 15th, 2017

The American Queen Steamboat Company, owner and operator of the American Queen and American Empress, will launch service on its new American Duchess when it sets sail from New Orleans on Aug. 14, 2017, following its christening here a day earlier. (more…)

American Duchess Moves Back Inaugural Cruise Date, Cancels Illinois River Sailings

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

American Duchess, the third river boat in the American Queen Steamboat Company fleet, is moving its launch date back several weeks and changing its summer 2017 schedule. (cruisecritic.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company’s 2018 Brochure Highlights Family Suites and More

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

American Empress - formerly Empress of the NorthAmerican Queen Steamboat Company has announced the release of its 2018 deluxe brochure, which includes a 100 page full-color overview of its new itineraries, as well as the routes of its river cruise offerings for the seventh season of the line’s U.S.-flagged routes. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company Honored as Gold Winner in the 2017 Travvy Awards

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

The American QueenAmerican Queen Steamboat Company has earned the prestigious Gold statuette in the Travvy Awards for Best River Cruise Line – U.S. which were held Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Gotham Hall in New York City. (more…)

HMS Global Maritime Welcomes Paul N. Jaenichen, Sr. as New Chief Operating Officer

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

HMS Global Maritime, owner and operator of the American Queen Steamboat Company as well as 85 other U.S. flagged vessels, welcomes former Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Sr. of the U.S. Department of Transportation as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). (more…)

American Queen Steamboat Company Reports Record Sales

Friday, December 16th, 2016

American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) has reported record-setting bookings for the inaugural season of the American Duchess, scheduled to make its debut on the Mississippi River in June 2017. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company Offers First River Cruise Loft Suites

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

The Bettendorf Capri to be renamed American Duchess after a conversionAmerican Queen Steamboat Company has announced the line will offer the first and only all-suite river cruise with lofts on the Mississippi River with the addition of the new American Duchess. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company Opens Reservations for New All-Suite American Duchess

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

The Bettendorf Capri to be renamed American Duchess after a conversionAmerican Queen Steamboat Company, owner and operator of the American Queen and American Empress, announces reservations are now open for voyages on the new boutique, all-suite American Duchess. (more…)

American Queen Steamboat Co. To Launch All-Suite American Duchess in 2017

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

The Bettendorf Capri to be renamed American Duchess after a conversionExpanding its capacity by 25 percent, American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC), owner and operator of American Queen and American Empress, will add a third vessel – the new American-flagged, 166-passenger American Duchess – to its U.S. flagged fleet in June 2017. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company to Explore The Sights And Sounds Of The Upper Mississippi River

Friday, July 29th, 2016

The American QueenAmerican Queen Steamboat Company invites guests to enjoy the dramatic landscapes that have long inspired artists, writers and steamboat passengers on one of their nine-day voyages to the upper reaches of the Mississippi River this fall. (more…)

American Queen Steamboat Company Features Christmas Markets On Holiday Sailings

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The American QueenThe American Queen Steamboat Company invites guests to enjoy the holiday season aboard the elegant American Queen as it travels along the Lower Mississippi River beginning this Thanksgiving lasting through the New Year. (more…)

American Queen Steamboat Company Adds Wine Cruises for 2017

Friday, May 6th, 2016

The American QueenAmerican Queen Steamboat Company has released its 2017 brochure showcasing the river cruise line’s sixth season. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company Rolls Out New Wine Cruises

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

American Empress - formerly Empress of the NorthAmerican Queen Steamboat Company has announced a new “Vineyards, Vintages and Varietals” cruises through the Pacific Northwest wine country for 2016 onboard the American Empress. (travelagentcentral.com)

Themed Cruises on American Queen Bring History to Life

Monday, February 8th, 2016

The American QueenAmerican Queen Steamboat Company, operator of America’s most opulent and luxurious paddlewheel vessels, has several themed cruises planned for 2016. (more…)

American Queen Announces Maker’s Mark® President as Special Guest on Bourbon Themed Cruise

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

American Queen Steamboat Company, operator of America’s most opulent and luxurious paddlewheel vessels, has several exciting themed cruises planned for 2016. (more…)

American Queen Steamboat Company announces American Queen and American Empress 2016 Lay-Up

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

American Empress - formerly Empress of the NorthAmerican Queen Steamboat Company announced lay-up details für the American Queen and American Empress as part of the off-season before moving full steam ahead into the 2016 sailing schedule. (more…)

American Empress Celebrates 2015 Success & Highly Anticipated 2016 Season

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

American Empress - formerly Empress of the NorthAmerican Queen Steamboat Company is celebrating the success of the American Empress’ 2015 seasonand preparing for 2016 with the announcement of newly added amenities and menu options. (more…)

Growing demand for Memphis-New Orleans cruises

Monday, October 26th, 2015

The American QueenThe American Queen riverboat will be busy in 2016 as demand rises for overnight cruises on the lower Mississippi River.

American Queen Steamboat Company Adds New Five Day Cruise for 2016

Friday, October 9th, 2015

The American QueenAmerican Queen Steamboat Company has added a new option for clients looking for a quick getaway in 2016: a five-day cruise on the Lower MIssissippi River over the February 18-22 weekend roundtrip from New Orleans. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company to Feature Mississippi River Christmas Markets

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

The American QueenBringing a European tradition to the Mississippi River, American Queen Steamboat Company will hold a series of Christmas markets on some of its American Queen December cruises. (cruisecritic.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company Showcases 2016 Schedule with New Brochure Celebrating Fifth Season

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

American Empress - formerly Empress of the NorthAmerican Queen Steamboat Company, operator of America’s most opulent and luxurious paddlewheel vessels, is preparing for the 2016 season with a new brochure currently arriving in loyal guest and valued travel agent mailboxes. (more…)

American Queen Steamboat Company/Shore Excursions Of America Announces Nomination For Prestigious Industry Award Two Consecutive Years

Monday, August 24th, 2015

The American QueenAmerican Queen Steamboat Company, and its shore excursion partner, Shore Excursions of America, Inc., were recently selected by Seatrade Cruise News as a finalist in the category of “Most Innovative Shore Excursion of the Year.” (more…)

American Queen to Begin Fall Foliage Itineraries in September

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

The American QueenThe American Queen Steamboat Company has announced details for its Fall Colors voyages, which kick off this September. (travelagentcentral.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company’s Holiday Cruises Add New Christmas Markets

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

American QueenThe American Queen Steamboat Company has announced its lineup of holiday sailings onboard the American Queen for 2015, including new Christmas Markets and entertainment options. (travelagentcentral.com)

The American Empress Extends 2015 Season With Two Newly Announced Sailings

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

American Empress - formerly Empress of the NorthThe American Queen Steamboat Company announces two added sailings onboard the American Empress, a 223-guest riverboat, traveling roundtrip from Vancouver, Wash. (Portland) on November 15 and November 22. (more…)

Big Band Swing Voyages on American Queen Depart in September

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

American QueenThe American Queen Steamboat Company, operator of the world’s largest and most opulent paddlewheel vessels, announces details for its Big Band Swing voyages beginning in the fall. (cruisereport.com)

American Queen Steamboat Company Highlights 2016 in New Brochure. Fifth Season Include Butler Service Debut and Epic “Mighty Mississippi” Voyages

Monday, May 25th, 2015

American Queen Steamboat Company, operator of America’s most opulent and luxurious paddlewheel vessels, announces its new brochure highlighting voyages for the 2016 season is now available. (more…)