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Windstar Filipino Crew Donation

Windstar Filipino Crew Donation

All of us at Windstar Cruises continue to be saddened by the devastation in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Our alumni and team members have expressed great concern for our crew and we can’t thank you enough for standing by the crew members and their families who have been affected by this disaster. If

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

Windstar Filipino Crew Donation

All of us at Windstar Cruises continue to be saddened by the devastation in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Our alumni and team members have expressed great concern for our crew and we can’t thank you enough for standing by the crew members and their families who have been affected by this disaster. If

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

By popular demand Windstar is proud to offer the second culinary focused voyage, Culinary & Wine Delights of Spain II.  Sailing the beautiful coast of Southern Spain aboard Wind Surf, guests will enjoy delicious regional food, fine Spanish wine sampling, and themed shore excursions to enhance the experience. Departing on the November 15, 2014 voyage,

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

By popular demand Windstar is proud to offer the second culinary focused voyage, Culinary & Wine Delights of Spain II.  Sailing the beautiful coast of Southern Spain aboard Wind Surf, guests will enjoy delicious regional food, fine Spanish wine sampling, and themed shore excursions to enhance the experience. Departing on the November 15, 2014 voyage,

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean offer more than just turquoise waters and powdery white beaches.  Among these amazing shorelines you’ll also find fascinating culture dating back to the 15th century.  Windstar’s premier collection of Caribbean shore excursions will take you to some of the best of them, plus lots more amazing experiences for each type

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean offer more than just turquoise waters and powdery white beaches.  Among these amazing shorelines you’ll also find fascinating culture dating back to the 15th century.  Windstar’s premier collection of Caribbean shore excursions will take you to some of the best of them, plus lots more amazing experiences for each type

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

We are thrilled to announce our first ever voyages to Southeast Asia & Arabia in 2014 and 2015 on our newest yacht, the graceful, all suite Star Pride.   Small ship cruising is an incredible way to explore this part of the world. From the ancient temples at My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage

Windstar Cruises Ranked #2 in Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

We are thrilled to announce our first ever voyages to Southeast Asia & Arabia in 2014 and 2015 on our newest yacht, the graceful, all suite Star Pride.   Small ship cruising is an incredible way to explore this part of the world. From the ancient temples at My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage

Windstar Cruises Ranked #2 in Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

Windstar Cruises Ranked #2 in Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

It’s been a great month here at Windstar Cruises and we cannot say thank you enough for all the support we received from our dedicated alumni, Facebook fans, and Twitter followers for voting for Windstar. Windstar Cruises was named one of the Top Small Ship Cruise Lines in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Windstar Cruises Ranked #2 in Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

It’s been a great month here at Windstar Cruises and we cannot say thank you enough for all the support we received from our dedicated alumni, Facebook fans, and Twitter followers for voting for Windstar. Windstar Cruises was named one of the Top Small Ship Cruise Lines in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Aaron Saunders is a well-known cruise writer who blogs on From the Deck Chair. He recently sailed on Wind Star’s Yachting the Riviera voyage. You can read his full voyage report here.  I used to be a “big ship” guy. When I first started cruising, I sailed aboard a cruise ship that measured 750 feet in length and carried

Top 5 Things to Consider When Booking a Windstar Shore Excursion

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Aaron Saunders is a well-known cruise writer who blogs on From the Deck Chair. He recently sailed on Wind Star’s Yachting the Riviera voyage. You can read his full voyage report here.  I used to be a “big ship” guy. When I first started cruising, I sailed aboard a cruise ship that measured 750 feet in length and carried

Top 5 Things to Consider When Booking a Windstar Shore Excursion

Top 5 Things to Consider When Booking a Windstar Shore Excursion

Melissa Witsoe, Windstar’s Product Manager of the Mediterranean, offers tips on making the most of your shore excursions. I was recently out on Wind Spirit as the acting Destination Manager.  My regular position with Windstar Cruises is Product Manager, Mediterranean.  When I was given this contract I saw it as an opportunity to communicate with

Wind Star enjoys fireworks in Cannes

Top 5 Things to Consider When Booking a Windstar Shore Excursion

Melissa Witsoe, Windstar’s Product Manager of the Mediterranean, offers tips on making the most of your shore excursions. I was recently out on Wind Spirit as the acting Destination Manager.  My regular position with Windstar Cruises is Product Manager, Mediterranean.  When I was given this contract I saw it as an opportunity to communicate with

Wind Star enjoys fireworks in Cannes

Wind Star enjoys fireworks in Cannes

During a recent Yachting the Rivera voyage guests on board Wind Star were treated to a spectacular display of fireworks during the Deck Barbecue in Cannes, France. The 40-minute display was part of the Pyrotechnic Festival, a Cannes fixture since 1967. Teams vie for the noble title of “Vestale d’Argent” by showcasing beautiful displays of

Behind-the-scenes look at Windstar’s Renovated Staterooms

Wind Star enjoys fireworks in Cannes

During a recent Yachting the Rivera voyage guests on board Wind Star were treated to a spectacular display of fireworks during the Deck Barbecue in Cannes, France. The 40-minute display was part of the Pyrotechnic Festival, a Cannes fixture since 1967. Teams vie for the noble title of “Vestale d’Argent” by showcasing beautiful displays of

Behind-the-scenes look at Windstar’s Renovated Staterooms

Behind-the-scenes look at Windstar’s Renovated Staterooms

Windstar Cruises, the leader in small ship cruising, continues to evolve its fleet with three million dollars in stateroom upgrades scheduled for Wind Star and Wind Spirit, the two smallest sister yachts of the fleet. Wind Star’s 72 guest staterooms will be renovated in a dry dock this November (one stateroom was already completed as

Guest Review: Cruising Italy and the Amalfi Coast

Behind-the-scenes look at Windstar’s Renovated Staterooms

Windstar Cruises, the leader in small ship cruising, continues to evolve its fleet with three million dollars in stateroom upgrades scheduled for Wind Star and Wind Spirit, the two smallest sister yachts of the fleet. Wind Star’s 72 guest staterooms will be renovated in a dry dock this November (one stateroom was already completed as

Guest Review: Cruising Italy and the Amalfi Coast

Guest Review: Cruising Italy and the Amalfi Coast

Cruise Newbies, Gene and Carolyn Hoover, joined friends aboard Wind Surf’s April 28, 2013 “Islands of Italy” cruise. We’ve never really considered a cruise holiday. I’ve seen those floating monstrosities; overcrowded with screaming kids and bacteria; and don’t get me started on dress codes and evening wear … not gonna happen. But then, our dear friends

Windstar Cruises Steps It Up with America on the Move

Guest Review: Cruising Italy and the Amalfi Coast

Cruise Newbies, Gene and Carolyn Hoover, joined friends aboard Wind Surf’s April 28, 2013 “Islands of Italy” cruise. We’ve never really considered a cruise holiday. I’ve seen those floating monstrosities; overcrowded with screaming kids and bacteria; and don’t get me started on dress codes and evening wear … not gonna happen. But then, our dear friends

Windstar Cruises Steps It Up with America on the Move

Windstar Cruises Steps It Up with America on the Move

Xanterra, Windstar Cruises parent company, recently established a partnership with America on the Move, a wellness initiative developed by the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. To increase activity during the work day, all Xanterra enterprises developed monthly challenges to get team members moving and counting their steps. While Windstar’s crew members spend their days working

Local Dining Tips: Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Delicacies

Windstar Cruises Steps It Up with America on the Move

Xanterra, Windstar Cruises parent company, recently established a partnership with America on the Move, a wellness initiative developed by the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. To increase activity during the work day, all Xanterra enterprises developed monthly challenges to get team members moving and counting their steps. While Windstar’s crew members spend their days working

Local Dining Tips: Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Delicacies

Local Dining Tips: Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Delicacies

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips. Rozarij Prijeko 2, Dubrovnik When a craving for seafood strikes, do as the locals do and

Local Dining Tips: Rhodes, Medieval Jewel

Local Dining Tips: Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Delicacies

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips. Rozarij Prijeko 2, Dubrovnik When a craving for seafood strikes, do as the locals do and

Local Dining Tips: Rhodes, Medieval Jewel

Local Dining Tips: Rhodes, Medieval Jewel

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Go Local To Steno Agion Anargyron 29, Rhodes Town Want to taste the real Rhodes? Ramble

Local Dining Tips: Rome, Living La Dolce Vita

Local Dining Tips: Rhodes, Medieval Jewel

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Go Local To Steno Agion Anargyron 29, Rhodes Town Want to taste the real Rhodes? Ramble

Local Dining Tips: Rome, Living La Dolce Vita

Local Dining Tips: Rome, Living La Dolce Vita

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Gelato Genius Il Gelato di Claudio Torce Viale Aventino, 59, Rome There’s gelato…and then there’s Claudio

Local Dining Tips: Athens, Land of Ancient Flavors

Local Dining Tips: Rome, Living La Dolce Vita

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Gelato Genius Il Gelato di Claudio Torce Viale Aventino, 59, Rome There’s gelato…and then there’s Claudio

Local Dining Tips: Athens, Land of Ancient Flavors

Local Dining Tips: Athens, Land of Ancient Flavors

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Bacchus Reborn Heteroclito Fokionos 2, Syntagma; +30 21 0323 9406 Greek vintners may not have the

Local Dining Tips: Santorini, a Feast for the Senses

Local Dining Tips: Athens, Land of Ancient Flavors

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Bacchus Reborn Heteroclito Fokionos 2, Syntagma; +30 21 0323 9406 Greek vintners may not have the

Local Dining Tips: Santorini, a Feast for the Senses

Local Dining Tips: Santorini, a Feast for the Senses

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Bowled Over Roka Oia; +30 22 8607 1896; www.roka.gr Assyrtico Ipapantis 40; +30 22 8603 4255

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