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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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Windstar Adds New Land and Cruise Options in Asia on the Star Legend

Bangkok - The Golden PagodaWindstar Cruises has announced five new cruise dates in fall 2018 on the 212-guest Star Legend running September to November and has added to its offerings in Asia for 2017 and 2018 on 18 different itineraries with 25 different departure dates spanning 7 to 34 days. (travelagentcentral.com)




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Windstar Delivers on ‘Star Promise’ Travel Agent Initiative

Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises made a promise to the travel agent community in 2016 with a new program aptly named “Star Promise.” The agent-centric initiative was thoughtfully developed to set Windstar on the course to be the best travel agent partner in the industry for small ship cruising.




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Windstar Appoints Howell as Senior Director of Guest Services

Windstar Cruises today announced the appointment of George Howell to the position of Senior Director of Guest Services starting immediately. Howell brings nearly four decades of travel-related experience to Windstar, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Windstar Hires Steinbrunner as Corporate Hotel Manager

In his new position, Steinbrunner is responsible for overseeing all aspects of shipboard product delivery on Windstar’s six vessels, including standards, procedures, enhancements, efficiencies and innovations as well as the leadership, training, coaching and collective performance of the hotel management team. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Windstar Appoints Paul Barrett as VP Tech Ops

Windstar Cruises today said it had hired Paul Barrett as Vice President of Technical Operations beginning immediately. Barrett is responsible for the small ship line’s Technical Operations Department overseeing all related aspects with regard to safety and regulatory compliance, inventory control and purchasing, shipyard projects and refits. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Windstar Cruises Named Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation

Windstar Cruises and the venerable James Beard Foundation are building an unprecedented travel-culinary partnership in 2017. The just-announced, exclusive partnership will result in scrumptious bites at sea for cruise guests and raise awareness of the epicurean delights to be discovered in ports around the world where the leading small ship line sails.




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Windstar to Alaska in 2018

Windstar Cruises today confirmed it will sail in Alaska in spring and summer of 2018, with cruises starting at 11 days. “We are so excited to be enhancing the Alaskan travel marketplace by introducing our brand of true small ship cruising to Alaska”, said Windstar President John Delaney. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Windstar Cruises’ Star Pride receives luxury Trimline refurbishment

The Reception (Courtesy Cruise Critic)

The Reception (Courtesy Cruise Critic)

In a major interior renovation, Trimline upgraded Windstar Cruises’ all-suite yacht Star Pride in good time for the 2016 summer cruise season. In June, the 212-guest ship underwent a $4.5 million transformation in Athens, Greece, including the revitalisation of two owner’s suites and refurbishment of public spaces.




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