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Wind Spirit Soars to New Heights with Major Dry Dock Refresh

Wind Spirit underwent extensive renovations recently, traveling from Tahiti to Auckland, New Zealand where it was in the dry dock facility for 12 days. Work was being done continuously on the ship for the entire time it was out of service. By the numbers, it is estimated that: Total work amounted to 48,960 hours of …

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Windstar Cruises’ New “Have You Ever” Promotion Includes 22 Can’t-Miss Itineraries in Europe 2017 Summer Sale

Never have I ever heard the visceral roar of the Monaco Grand Prix from premier grandstand seats, or mingled with the “glitterati” of Monte Carlo before retiring to my yacht. Never have I ever watched a live Russian ballet performance actually in Russia. Never have I ever chased shots of ouzo with plates of mezes …

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Windstar Takes Manhattan

Boutique luxury cruise line plans first-ever itineraries in New England & Canada, with highlights of Boston, New York, Montreal, Quebec City, and more.   Start spreading the news, Windstar Cruises will be sailing into (and out of) Manhattan on its first-ever itineraries in New England and Canada beginning summer/fall 2018. Windstar’s 212-guest all-suite yacht Star …

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Windstar Cruises’ 212-Guest Star Legend Earns Perfect 100 Score on USPH Inspection

Windstar Cruises’ Star Legend earned a perfect score of 100 on a recent routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) Star Legend’s U.S.P.H. inspection took place on December 16, 2016, during the yacht’s first call to San Juan, Puerto Rico at the beginning of …

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Windstar President Hosts Panama Canal Cruise with Owner’s Suite Giveaway

A new set of Panama Canal locks opened for business in summer 2016, creating an additional lane of traffic aimed at allowing mega-ships to transit from Atlantic to Pacific. But as boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises knows, bigger isn’t always better. We, the small ship cruise company, just won the USAToday 10Best Best Boutique Cruise …

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Vote for Windstar Cruises Best Boutique Cruise Line

UPDATE: Windstar Cruises is Named Best Boutique Cruise Line in USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice 2016 Award. A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Thank you everyone for voting for Windstar! Vote today! Windstar Cruises has been nominated …

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15 Brand New Cruises to Asia & the Caribbean in 2017 & 2018 Debut on Star Perks Event

We recently unveiled Windstar’s 2017-2018 Winter Voyage Collection, including 15 brand new cruises. The elegant 212-guest Star Legend is charting an adventurous course to the exotic ports of Asia and Arabia on 8 new itineraries beginning in October 2017 through April 2018. Also on deck, are 7 new sailings playing to Windstar’s small ship strengths and cruising …

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Diversity Sails Forward: Introducing Captain Belinda Bennett, Windstar’s First Black, Female Ship’s Master.

A fitting bit of news for March – introducing Captain Belinda Bennett. In addition to being the first female and black captain in Windstar’s history, she is the first black female captain in the commercial cruise industry.   An exclusive handful of women are currently making waves as captains, with the first American female captain …

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Considering a Cruise in Europe? Don’t Miss This Sale.

Just in time for summer, we are very excited to announce our largest savings on Windstar itineraries in Europe, ever! Our brand new “Pick Your Perk in Europe” promotion is live, meaning if you weren’t sure whether to take a trip to Europe this summer/fall, the choice just got a lot easier. The “Pick Your …

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Vote Windstar Cruises as Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Cruise Line”

Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best” awards showcase the greatest islands, cities, hotels, cruise lines, airports, and more — as voted by you! We’re asking you to help Windstar Cruises win the “World’s Best” Small-Ship Cruise Line Award. Readers are invited to participate through Travel + Leisure magazine (Jan – Mar issues), and online at TravelandLeisure.com. …

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Star Breeze has joined the fleet!

We are thrilled to announce that today, at a christening ceremony in Nice, France, Windstar Cruises debuted Star Breeze, the second of our three new all suite power yachts. The christening ceremony and pier-side champagne celebration marked the luxury yacht’s introduction to the Windstar fleet, and the start of its inaugural voyage through France, Monaco, …

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