Windstar Cruises has joined the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), bringing its current total to 49 Active Members representing 143 brands.

“Windstar Cruises is known for immersive experiences, destination authenticity, and exceptional service,” said Terry Dale, president and CEO, USTOA, in a press release statement. “These types of attributes are highly valued by today’s traveler and are at the core of what USTOA tour operator members aim to deliver. We are delighted to welcome this award-winning small ship cruise line to the USTOA family.”

Windstar Cruises operates a fleet of six boutique yachts carrying 148-342 guests. Its small ship cruises sail throughout Europe, the Caribbean, Costa Rica and the Panama Canal, Asia, Alaska and British Columbia, Canada and New England, Tahiti and the South Pacific, Mexico and U.S. Coastal and Australia.

“Windstar Cruises is thrilled to join the United States Tour Operators Association as an Active Member, including the $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program that gives travelers additional peace of mind about their travel purchase,” said Christopher Prelog, president, Windstar Cruises, in a press release statement. “We look forward to working with USTOA to help us tell the story of our unique style of private-yacht cruising that’s 180 degrees from ordinary, with enhanced visibility and exposure to new consumers and travel advisors.”

For more information, visit windstarcruises.com.