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Windstar Welcomes Sommeliers on Four Ships, Beverage Experts and Offers Beverage Package Enticements on some cruises

Windstar Cruises (logo)Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has hired a team of sommeliers to serve guests on sailings in 270 ports around the world. These new wine experts provide a major guest enhancement as the summer cruise season begins and builds on the trend for ongoing, fleet-wide enhancements to the line’s wine, beverage and culinary programs in 2018.




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Windstar Cruises reveals the latest chef and sommelier team in its series of culinary themed cruises

Following the announcement that Windstar Cruises and the James Beard Foundation have extended their partnership to explore the world through expert-led, locally inspired cruise cuisine through early 2021, the line reveals the latest chef and sommelier team in its series of culinary themed cruises setting sail this year, as well as the addition of a star sommelier to a previously announced sailing in Norway.




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Windstar Announces Return to Asia with 27 Sailings from September 2018 to April 2019

Bangkok - The Golden PagodaWindstar Cruises’ second season for the 212-passenger Star Legend in Asia kicks off in the fall of 2018 after her inaugural Alaska season this summer. The return to Asia for Windstar in 2018/19 will bring four new cruises, as well as the recurrence of four of the company’s most popular cruises from its 2017/18 season sailing in the region for a total of 27 sailings for travelers to choose from.




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Windstar to offer 51-Day Grand Mediterranean Cruise in Summer 2019 on the Wind Surf

The Wind SurfCruise guests on Windstar’s 51-day Grand Mediterranean adventure will embark the 310-passenger MSY Wind Surf on July 7, 2019, in Europe’s Westernmost port of Lisbon, Portugal, prepared for an epic adventure visiting the best ports in central Europe sailing across the culturally-rich Mediterranean, one of the world’s most beautiful seas.




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Windstar and James Beard Foundation Expand on Partnership, Reveal 2018 Culinary Cruises

Windstar Cruises (logo)Windstar and the James Beard Foundation have been expanding their relationship since the line hosted a couple of theme cruises in 2016. Today, the cruise line announced the partnership will continue at least through early 2021 and revealed the 2018 line-up of culinary-themed sailings hosted by James Beard-recognized chefs. (cruisecritic.com)




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Windstar Launches Onboard Cruise Consultant Program

Windstar Cruises will launch a new Onboard Cruise Consultant (OCC) program to help guests on cruise vacations plan future cruise experiences and drive recognition and benefits supporting travel professionals. The first OCC will embark on Star Legend on its February 3 itinerary from Bangkok to Hong Kong.




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Windstar Appoints James Griffiths to Role of Expedition Captain

Windstar Cruises has announced the appointment of veteran Captain James Griffiths to the new position of Expedition Captain. In this new capacity, Griffiths is overseeing the creation, development and implementation of the line’s new Signature Expeditions program. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Windstar: ‘Best of Adventure’ with Alaska Expedition Program

Windstar Cruises has unveiled more details of its new Signature Expeditions program, set to debut with the Star Legend in Alaska next summer. Windstar’s Signature Expeditions will offer extremely high touch experiences both onboard ship and in the marine and wildlife environments, the company said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Windstar Introduces Signature Expeditions

Windstar Cruises has introduced its Signature Expedition program for Alaska. This includes onboard experts – naturalists, geologists, historians and more – who sails the entire cruise, providing insight, understanding and commentary on Alaska. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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