American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) has released the brand-new 2021 Paddlewheel Collection brochure, for when your clients are ready to travel again, and is offering an Early Booking discount of up to $1,400 off per stateroom for 2021 itineraries booked by Aug. 31, 2020.
The 2021 Paddlewheel Collection highlights the comfort and adventure of close-to-home travel with sailings on AQSC’s U.S. flagged fleet along American rivers. AQSC will operate four steamboat paddlewheelers in 2021, the American Queen, American Duchess and brand-new American Countess in the American South and Heartland and the American Empress in the Pacific Northwest.
Itineraries found in the brochure include the 9-day New Orleans to Memphis (or reverse), New Orleans roundtrip and St. Louis to New Orleans, as well as the 16-day Minneapolis to New Orleans—all on the Lower Mississippi; and the 9-day St. Louis to Minneapolis, Minneapolis roundtrip, Chicago to St. Louis and Memphis to Chicago—all on the Upper Mississippi. On the Ohio and Tennessee rivers, there’s a 9-day Memphis to Chattanooga (or reverse), Louisville to Pittsburg (or reverse), St. Louis to Cincinnati, Cincinnati to Louisville, Memphis to Nashville (or reverse), Nashville to St. Louis, St. Louis to Memphis, and Louisville to Nashville. Meanwhile, on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers there’ll be a 9-day Memphis to Louisville (or reverse) and Louisville to St. Louis, while the Columbia and Snake rivers will have the 9-day Portland to Spokane, and 7-day Portland roundtrip sailings.
The cruise line’s The Queen’s Collection dedicated sailings feature unique and special voyages programming with an array of topics: Culinary & Cocktails; Rhythm of the Rivers; History & Culture; Holidays & Special Events; and Community Outreach.