American Queen Steamboat Company Boasts Record Sales

By ,   December 17, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

American Queen Steamboat Company reported record-setting bookings for American Duchess' inaugural season. The ship is scheduled to make her debut on the Mississippi River June 2017. 

The first and only all-suite river cruise boat with lofts, the boutique paddlewheeler will offer each guest generous amounts of space showcased by three 550-square-foot Owner’s Suites, four 550-square-foot Loft Suites, and two 450-square-foot Deluxe Suites, in addition to spacious Veranda Suites and Interior Suites.

American Duchess

Itineraries on the new vessel will include entertainment and shore excursions, as well as enhanced pre-cruise hotel nights at boutique properties. Single-seating dining will be available in two venues, The Grand Dining Room and The Grill Room, whose menus will consist of regionally inspired cuisine, using fresh and local ingredients. 

Fares begin at $1,499 per guest based on double occupancy. AQSC also owns and operates American Queen, the largest riverboat in the world, and American Empress.

Source: American Queen Steamboat Company