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2013 Caribbean and Costa Rica Voyages

Costa Rica is a world away from any other destination. Discover an explosion of natural diversity unlike any other on the planet. Or explore the Caribbean, where individual islands form a colorful matrix of customs and cuisine each with their own version of paradise. One of the best ways to see the Caribbean islands or …

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Chris Figgins: A Legacy of Quality

What do you get when you combine passion, attention to detail, a discerning palette and some of the finest vineyards in existence? You get delicious wine. Chris Figgins is President and Winemaking Director for Figgins Family Wine Estates of Walla Walla, Washington, where he ensures that both Leonetti Cellar and his personal FIGGINS brand produce …

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Giving it the “STAR TREATMENT”

Our yachts define the Windstar experience – elegant, luxurious and timeless. When we began conceptualizing our $18 million fleet refurbishment, we looked for a design team that could stay true to the classical feel of our sailing yachts as well as enhancing the ineffable beauty of them. Windstar selected design and build partner Trimline Interiors …

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“Most Romantic Cruise Line” and “Best Tall Ship”

We often hear from our alumni how romantic they find our yachts to be, and it is our pleasure to have hosted some of your most treasured memories throughout the years. Many of you tell us that our sails are what make our yachts so romantic. Well, all of your feedback has been affirmed by …

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Unveiling our 2012 Voyage Collection Brochure

Our expanded edition of our 2012 Voyage Collection is now available showcasing 114 beautifully detailed pages highlighting the world’s most intriguing destinations – legendary ports like Rome, Athens and Venice, and yachtsman’s secrets like Soper’s Hole in the Caribbean and Gythion in Greece – all in Windstar style. We’re here to show you what cruising …

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Announcing Our Top Island Voyages – 2012

Flying across the world and hopping from island to island aboard a luxurious yacht isn’t just for celebrities – it’s your next Windstar voyage. What do the Greek Isles, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean have in common? They are all destinations perfectly suited to exploration by sea – all hosting many incredible ports and hidden …

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Introducing Complimentary Soft Beverages!

It is our pleasure to announce that we will begin offering complimentary soft beverages on all Windstar voyages starting this December! Bottled water, sparkling water, sodas, fresh juices, milk, fruit smoothies, tea, coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, mochas and espresso will all be complimentary fleet-wide. So whether you are relaxing by the pool in the sun and …

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Introducing Our Hotel Packages

We pride ourselves on visiting some of the world’s most compelling ports, whether they be tropical havens in the Caribbean, rainforests in Costa Rica, or cultural meccas in Europe. Our Hotel Packages are a convenient and affordable option to extend your vacation. Each hotel is hand-selected by Windstar and packages include taxes, luggage handling, and …

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Green is Gorgeous!

Windstar Cruises Director of Marine Hotel Operations, Kris Thompson Page, updates us on a $18 Million Refurbishment Project and how environmentally-friendly materials are key in Windstar Cruises design. “As our team continues with selecting materials for Windstar’s fleet refurbishment, I see lots of Green.  And in this case, Green is Gorgeous! Of course I don’t …

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Windstar’s Condé Nast Traveler Honor

Condé Nast Traveler just released their annual Reader’s Choice Awards for 2011 and Windstar is thrilled to be recognized on the prestigious “Top Small-Ship Cruise Lines” list. “We are honored that the readers of Condé Nast Traveler selected Windstar Cruises again as one of the top small-ship cruise lines in the world,” said Hans Birkholz, …

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Islands of the West Med

From Barcelona to Palma, Portoferraio to Rome, our Islands of the West Med Voyages explore some of the region’s most unforgettable destinations. Have you ever stood in front of La Sagrada Família in Barcelona? Peculiar and magnificent, a Gothic interpretation through the eyes of an abstract thinker, Gaudí’s masterpiece was less than a quarter complete …

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Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

If you’ve ever wanted to feel like royalty, living the jet-set lifestyle in the richest ports in the Mediterranean, this is the itinerary for you. We are so excited about our Glitter & Glam of the Rivieras Voyages and can’t wait for you to experience these unforgettable destinations with us. Even the word “riviera” brings …

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Windstar’s $18 Million Fleet Refurbishment

We often have exciting news to share with you, but rarely do we have something to announce of this magnitude. This fall, Windstar launches a multi-million dollar fleet refurbishment plan to renovate our sailing yachts.  It is one of several major projects within our “Full Sail Ahead” strategic initiative encompassing refurbishment, branding, technology investments and …

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