Windstar Outlines Sailings Into 2023 in New Voyage Planner

To present clarity on its voyage plans, smaller-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has introduced a new printed voyage planner brochure with almost 200 internet pages detailing offerings from when its first yacht will established sail on May perhaps 1, 2021 by means of May perhaps 2023. The “coffee-desk publication is intended to educate and inspire persons about Windstar,” explained Windstar Cruises’ president, Chris Prelog, in a press announcement.

Of observe, the new Voyage Collection brochure particulars sailings as a result of May possibly 2023, giving travelers a probability to strategy forward with a detailed reference in hand.

The Windstar Voyage Collection 2021-2023 incorporates the following news and updates:

New Yachts 

The transformation of 3 Star Moreover Course ships (with new restaurants, suite options and environmental improvements) will appear to fruition in 2021 and will be a main development for the line, offering a vary of upgraded experiences, far more deck room and al fresco eating, and a visitor potential of 312 for each yacht.  

New Itineraries by Region 

Alaska 

  • Windstar sails in Alaska from late spring as a result of summer. Voyages are scheduled commencing in 2022 aboard the recently remodeled all-suite Star Breeze
  • In 2022, a new, shorter 7-day “Scenic Alaska” cruise will include things like coastal wilderness cruising together the Canadian Within Passage

Star Legend in Alaska

Asia

  • Windstar will sail in Southeast Asia on minimal voyages in late 2021/early 2022 and will return to extensive sailings in Asia with five manufacturer-new itineraries commencing the drop of 2022. 
  • In 2022, “Island Hopping by way of Japan” and “Windstar Crew Hometowns: Philippines & Indonesia” are new standouts.

Australia and New Zealand (New Destination) 

  • In 2022, Windstar will debut its first-ever detailed itineraries to Australia and New Zealand aboard the transformed Star Breeze, browsing smaller, fewer-frequented ports of get in touch with like Center Percy Island and Thursday Island. Overnights in Brisbane, Port Douglas and Sydney, plus a late-night departure in Melbourne are other highlights. Company can choose from eight itineraries in the region. 

Canada and New England

  • Windstar sails in Canada and New England in the drop aboard the freshly transformed Star Pride
  • In 2021, a new Iceland-to-Montreal itinerary will focus seriously on Greenland, which include several days of scenic fjord cruising, and a revamped New York-to-San Juan sailing has two right away stops in Bermuda, in addition a day in St. Kitts and St. Barth’s.  
  • In 2022, a new Boston-to-San Juan featuring incorporates a Bermuda stop by on the journey. 

Caribbean and Central The us

  • Windstar sails in the Caribbean from late drop to spring, but in 2021, Windstar will also sail its waters in the course of the summer period aboard Star Breeze.
  • In 2021, Windstar will make first-time visits to Miami and Vital West in December.
  • In 2022, Windstar will give new sailings in Mexico, on both equally the east and west coasts, such as an selection from Cozumel to St. Maarten with scarce Windstar visits to Jamaica, Grand Cayman and tiny Cayman Brac.
  • In 2023, the new “Spanish Treasures by using the Panama Canal” commences on the Pacific facet of the canal right before heading to Panama’s Bocas del Toro and San Blas Islands, Cartagena/Santa Marta in Colombia, and ending in Aruba.
Star Breeze

Star Breeze

Mediterranean and the Holy Lands 

  • In 2021, Windstar returns right after a a number of-12 months absence to Ashdod and Haifa in Israel Alexandria and Port Mentioned in Egypt (including Cairo and the pyramids) and Istanbul, with an right away keep. Windstar will also make inaugural visits to Odessa, Nessebar, Bucharest, Sochi, Batumi and Sinop on its new Black Sea voyage. There are also new cruise tours to the Douro Valley, Lake Como and Meteora.
  • 2022 delivers a wide range of new sailings in the region, which include “Island Gems of Spain & Portugal,” with stops in the Canary Islands and Madeira, and a new 8-day sailing along the coastlines of Greece, Cyprus and Israel. There is also a new Athens-to-Istanbul itinerary (such as a transit of the Corinth Canal) with a very first-time port in Turkey’s Çanakkale

Northern Europe 

  • Windstar sails in Northern Europe in the summer season and early drop, like Scandinavia and the Baltic, Europe’s West Coast and the British Isles aboard the freshly reworked Star Legend and Star Satisfaction
  • In 2021, the preferred “All-around Iceland” itinerary returns with five sail dates, as very well as a new selection to be knowledgeable as a cruise tour. Other new choices in the location in 2021 involve “Norway’s Renowned Fjords” and “Scandinavian Capitals & Fjords,” which combines legendary Northern capitals with a handful of lesser, significantly less-frequented ports.
  • In 2022, Windstar’s new “Impressionist France” provides a opportunity to journey from Bordeaux to Amsterdam with an overnight in Saint-Malo and a cruise on the Seine River, furthermore to start with-at any time Windstar stops in Caen and Rouen (an overnight, as well).
  • A extensive journey close to Spain is one more highlight. 

South Pacific 

  • Windstar maintains a yr-spherical presence in Tahiti and will resume sailings in May possibly 2021.  
  • In September of 2021, Star Breeze will start off sailing in Tahiti (through March 2022), providing friends a prospect to sail on the more substantial, all-suite, newly transformed yacht in this spot for a confined engagement.  
  • In 2021, Windstar’s Wind Spirit will sail from Tahiti to Australia, stopping at the little island country of Vanuatu and tiny Pantara Island at the outer fringes of New Caledonia, among the other off-the-overwhelmed-path South Pacific islands. 

U.S. West Coast 

  • Windstar sails the West Coastline of the U.S. (and Mexico) in the spring and tumble. Sailings will resume there in 2022.  
  • In 2022, Windstar debuts several brand-new itineraries, which includes “Baja Blue H2o & Treasures on the Sea of Cortez” and a “West Coastline Epicurean Extravaganza” with new stops in Victoria and Santa Barbara

New Policies and Procedures 

Windstar’s current Vacation Assurance Booking Coverage permits cancellation up to 48 hrs prior to departure on 2021 cruises.

Windstar consulted with the epidemiology division at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Professional medical Center and developed a new “Over and above Standard Treatment” program with healthcare facility-quality elements: HEPA filters and UV-C ultraviolet germicidal irradiation to filter and disinfect the air, furthermore electrostatic sprayers to sanitize all surfaces through the yacht.

The brochure will start to land in mailboxes this 7 days, and all those interested in requesting a duplicate or viewing a electronic model can entry it via www.windstarcruises.com.  

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