Citing strong demand from consumers, Cruise West is adding 20 additional departures of its Columbia and Snake River cruises in 2009, bringing the total to 35 departures. By adding departures, the season will now run later in both the spring and fall.
The Taste of the Pacific Northwest itinerary has a choice of four departures in the spring and six in the fall aboard the 84-guest Spirit of Discovery. Prices start at $3,299 per person.
The Voyage of Discovery itinerary, offered on the 96-guest Spirit of '98, the 78-guest Spirit of Columbia and the 78-guest Spirit of Alaska, will have 10 spring and 15 fall departures with prices starting at $2,199 per person. Visit www.cruisewest.com.