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2013-08-26 08:22:23

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The conference portion of the annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific event, slated for October 9-10, 2013 has been revamped for the show's third edition. Developed as an opportunity to assess the pace and direction of growth in the world's newest and fastest emerging cruise market, the 2013 Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference will offer valuable insights and tangible application to capitalize on the burgeoning Asia cruise market. The...

2013-06-13 16:25:31

JUNEAU, Alaska, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF) announced today a $75,000 grant to the Sealaska Heritage Institute to assist with the construction of the Walter Soboleff Center in Juneau. The Walter Soboleff Center will be built in downtown Juneau and will display Native artwork, house classrooms for language and cultural education, provide multipurpose space for hosting cultural events, and feature a climate-controlled space to...

2013-02-19 08:36:47

SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises announced today that its owner, Xanterra Parks & Resorts(®), has reached an agreement with Seabourn, a cruise company that operates six luxury cruise ships, to purchase three of their ships: Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Legend, and Seabourn Spirit. Under the project name Global Windstar, the expansion will double the size of Windstar's recently renovated, three luxury sailing yacht fleet, making the company the market...

2012-10-22 11:24:29

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the World's Largest Cruise Sale, going on now until October 27(th), as part of CLIA's National Cruise Vacation Week, Windstar Cruises is offering two-for-one cruise fares on select voyages in both Europe and the Caribbean. As part of the offer, guests who want to explore Europe will also receive two free hotel nights at the beginning or the end of the cruise. For those looking to sail the Caribbean waters, up to $800 of bonus savings...

2012-10-15 11:21:07

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Discover the World Marketing will handle the sales and marketing development for the award-winning and newly renovated fleet of Windstar Cruises in Belgium and Luxembourg, France, Greece, Italy, Russia and West Balkans effective this fall. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27981LOGO ) "Discover was selected as our partner because of its reputation among the cruise community and its extensive global...

2012-09-18 10:20:47

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises announced today that Alan McGrory has joined the company as Vice President of Marine Hotel Operations. In this role, he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Windstar's Marine Hotel Operations and enhancing the onboard guest experience. McGrory will report directly to Hans Birkholz, CEO and President of Windstar. With more than 24 years in the hospitality industry, McGrory brings a strong...

2012-08-15 06:20:41

HAMILTON, N.J., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific - conference and trade show focusing on the emerging Asia-Pacific cruise industry -- today announced details for its second edition of Travel Agent Training. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120815/NY57432LOGO ) Taking place during Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, September 17-18, 2012 at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, the Travel Agent Training sessions are organized in partnership with the Asia...

2012-07-12 10:20:30

SEATTLE, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises announced today that Amanda Graham has joined the company as Director of Public Relations. In this role, she will be responsible for Windstar's public relations efforts, media relations, social media strategy and crisis communication. Graham will be reporting to Joe Duckett, Vice President of Marketing. Graham brings a strong background in the travel and tourism market. Most recently, Graham served as the manager of media and public...

2012-05-30 06:23:38

NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific -- conference and trade show focusing on the emerging Asian-Pacific cruise industry -- is poised to serve the growing Asia, Asia-Pacific and Australia cruise markets, which currently stands at roughly 1.2 million passengers and six percent of the worldwide market in terms of revenue, according to the just released 2012 Cruise Industry News Annual Report. Taking place from September 17-18, at Marina Bay Sands in...

2012-04-09 10:20:28

SEATTLE, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, announces a one-week sale on 2012 luxury sailing voyages in Europe. The sale starts Monday, April 9th and concludes on Monday, April 16th, featuring itineraries in Northern Europe, Italy, Mediterranean and the Greek Isles with fares as low as $1,599 per person. (Photo:...