Inaugural Season for American Cruise Lines’ America Underway

americaAmerican Cruise Lines has announced that the inaugural season for its new paddlewheeler, America, is underway following the ship’s first voyage, which took place May 7 roundtrip from New Orleans

Celebratory events and festive elements were woven throughout the cruise. During the week, guests were treated to commemorative gifts embellished with the ship’s name, while additional entertainment and musical performances were offered onboard. Complimentary shore excursions were available while at port, and onboard riverlorian, Bill Wiemuth, added insights for guests.

America, the cruise line’s largest ship with a capacity of 185 guests, includes engineering enhancements for faster and quieter travel allowing guests to spend more time at the ship’s ports of call and travel at a higher level of comfort.

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The launch of America brings the line’s fleet up to eight small ships, four of which are paddlewheelers, while the additional four are coastal cruisers. With America now accompanying Queen of the Mississippi on the Mississippi River, the line was able to reposition the American Pride to the Columbia and Snake Rivers to join Queen of the West.

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