River Cruise News

American Queen Steamboat Company Reveals 2016 Season, Celebrating “Uniquely American River Cruises”

December 3rd, 2014 The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced its 2016 sailing schedule. Featuring the most sailings in company history, the two-vessel fleet will explore the heartland of the United States and Pacific Northwest with a combined… read more >

American Queen Salutes River Traditions with Upcoming Themed Sailings

October 9th, 2014 The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced a lineup of themed voyages celebrating the heartland’s waterways and vibrant culture.  With an array of options to choose from, the company invites guests to follow their passion with… read more >

American Cruise Lines Introduces the Complete Mississippi Cruise

October 6th, 2014 New 22-day itinerary showcases the entire length of the Mississippi River: American Cruise Lines announced the introduction of its Complete Mississippi Cruise. The 22-day cruise is being offered on the line’s newest riverboat, the 150-passenger American… read more >

American Cruise Lines Introduces New Referral Program

September 24th, 2014 American Cruise Lines, operator of the newest riverboats and small cruise ships in the United States, announced today its new referral program, a feature of its loyalty program, the Eagle Society. Rolled out over the… read more >

American Queen Steamboat Company Launches New Website

August 21st, 2014 The American Queen Steamboat Companyhas announce the launch of its new website showcasing sailings through America’s heartland and the Pacific Northwest.  Highlighting the American Queen and American Empress experience online, the website was designed with digital advertising partner, Fuseidas.  The… read more >

American Cruise Lines Launches New Mississippi Riverboat

July 4th, 2014 American Cruise Lines has successfully launched a new paddlewheeler being built for the Mississippi River at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland. The launching, which occurred on Sunday, went picture perfect. Immediately after being launched into the… read more >

American Queen Steamboat Company Kicks Off Ohio River Season with Paducah Arrival

June 18th, 2014 On June 16th, the historically quaint river town of Paducah and American Queen Steamboat Company celebrated the arrival of the American Queen at the Port of Paducah. The call in Paducah marked the 436-passenger riverboat’s… read more >

Bill Diebenow Joins American Queen Steamboat Company As Senior Vice President of Sales

June 14th, 2014 The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced that J. William Diebenow has joined the line’s management team as senior vice president of sales. In his role, Diebenow replaces recently retired Jeff Drew to oversee all aspects of… read more >

American Queen Steamboat Company Unveils 2015 Season in New Brochure

June 11th, 2014 The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced its new brochure for the 2015 season. The 68-page brochure showcases shore excursions, onboard entertainment and themed voyages aboard the American Queen and the newly christened American Empress of… read more >

American Cruise Lines and Smithsonian.com Present “Exploring the American Experience”

May 6th, 2014 American Cruise Lines has announced “Exploring the American Experience” as a new initiative with Smithsonian.com to promote American history, culture and literature. “As the premium provider of American river cruises, we knew immediately this joint initiative was… read more >