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Windstar Cancels 20 Cruises After Asbestos Discovered During Refurbishment

Windstar Cruises' Star Breeze is cut in two, with the new section inserted, at Fincantieri's Shipyard in Palermo (October 2019: courtesy Fincantieri)Windstar Cruises is canceling 20 sailings on Star Breeze, Star Pride and Star Legend due to construction delays that follow the discovery of asbestos during the ships’ renovation. Removal of the material will delay Star Breeze’s completion from February 14 to May 4, 2020, when it will begin sailing in Latin America and the West Coast. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

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Windstar Suspends Vieques Cruise Visits After Shooting

Windstar Cruises (logo)Windstar Cruises has canceled visits to Vieques, Puerto Rico, following a Sunday morning shooting that killed a local man and injured a crew member. “We have cancelled our next two calls in Esperanza as we perform a complete assessment of the incident,” Windstar President John Delaney said in a statement. “The safety and security of our crew and guests is our highest priority.” (cruisecritic.co.uk)


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Fincantieri Cuts Windstar’s Star Breeze in Half, Inserting 84-Foot (25.6 Meters) New Section in Palermo, Italy

Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze is cut in two, with the new section inserted, at Fincantieri’s Shipyard in Palermo (October 2019: courtesy Fincantieri)It’s only appropriate that the culture that gave birth to the Renaissance is where Windstar Cruises ushers in a new era as the leader in small ship cruising by making the final cut to the hull of Star Breeze to “stretch” the first of its three ships and begin the process of inserting a new 84-foot mid-section (25.6 meters) that will help evolve and transform the Windstar experience. (more…)

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Windstar Cruises Releases New French Polynesia Video Showcasing Exotic Tahiti and South Pacific Sailings

Best Cruise to French Polynesia – Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises announces new itineraries and new destinations in the South Pacific for 2020-2021 on board the 148-passenger MSY Wind Spirit. The iconic sailing ship, designed for warm trade winds, is the belle of French Polynesia cruising year-round there since 2015.

In 2020, the four-masted Wind Spirit ventures to farther shores offering multiple sail dates on 14 new itineraries with maiden (first time) port calls in Fiji, Tonga, New Caledonia, the Cook Islands, and Australia, sailing February through June 2020. Wind Spirit will return to the Islands of Tahiti and the Tuamotus in July 2020, with cruise departures available to reserve now through December 2021 for tropical adventure and romance seekers.

“The South Pacific and French Polynesia are sought after destinations that capture the imagination like no other. As the leader in destination delivery by small ship, we’re excited to share our new video that vividly showcases that story,” says Windstar President John Delaney. “Sailing on Wind Spirit offers our guests the perfect Tahiti and South Pacific experience, anchoring in remote bays, landing on untouched beaches with awe-inspiring scenery and intriguing cultures. Cruising in this beautiful area inspires travel and enriches our perspective of the world.”

Full story at PR Web

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Windstar Announces 2020 Europe Cruises Featuring Itineraries Sailing Through the Baltic, Norwegian, North, Tyrrhenian, and Mediterranean Seas

Windstar Cruises (logo)Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises offers an in-depth exploration of Europe in 2020, featuring a variety of itineraries sailing through the Baltic, Norwegian, North, Tyrrhenian, and Mediterranean seas visiting hidden harbors and small ports of call not accessible by larger cruise ships. (more…)

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