River cruising is a rapidly growing industry in the United States, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! While there are several companies you could choose to travel with, let us try to convince you why cruising with American Queen Steamboat Company is the best choice!
1. Step on as friends, leave as family.
Their hospitality is renowned in the industry and ultimately the key to our success. While on-board, crew will often call you by name and charm you with the finest service. The most common feedback they receive from past guests is how they feel like family upon disembarking from their river cruise, followed by mention of their excitement to travel with American Queen Steamboat Company again.
2. Locally Inspired Cuisine.
The chef works tirelessly to refine menus for the vessels, displaying fabulous regional dishes using fresh, local produce and products. The decadent display of culinary art is delivered to each table with a stunning presentation – almost too pretty to eat. Not to worry, you will recognize the comfort food behind the beauty once you take a bite and realize that you made the right choice by cruising with American Queen Steamboat Company.
3. Exciting Entertainment
Entertainment on-board these vessels is some of the finest, not only in the river cruise industry, but throughout the luxury ocean-going cruise industry as well. There is always something happening on-board to keep guests highly engaged. Activities are carefully created by the cruise line’s cruise director to deliver fun, enriching presentations and Broadway-caliber entertainment throughout the trip. Nightly shows often reflect and incorporate the region through which you are cruising.
4. Award-winning Shore Excursions.
You have probably chosen a river cruise for the flexibility of experiencing multiple ports of call, but nobody does shore excursions quite like American Steamboat. Each cruise boasts unique, Hop-On Hop-Off tours included with the cruise fare, offering circular routes with several stops to iconic sites via their own fleet of motor coaches. In addition, a variety of Premium Shore Excursions that are available for purchase and will further immerse you in the history, culture, and distinctiveness of the region. Every detail is meticulously planned out, so that all you need to do is sit back and enjoy.
5. Iconic Vessels.
American Queen Steamboat Company vessels are testimonies to the floating palaces of long ago and a culmination of their finest qualities. Grand in every sense of the word, you will discover a blend of every bold paddle-wheeler innovation along with pristine, authentic paddle-wheeler design. While on-board, you can observe the latest high-tech electronics that help them navigate their classic riverboats up the changing currents. From Engine Room viewing and Pilot House tours to enchanting discussions with an insightful Riverlorian, life on the river has never been better!
For more information about 2017 sailings, please email or call me at (480) 758-5147!
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Thelma has been an avid fan of cruising for some time and feels this is a great way to see several different islands in one amazing trip. She loves to help her clients plan their vacations whether it's by land or sea.