2019 Press Releases
10/17/2019 Windstar Completes First Milestone on $250 Million Star Plus Initiative
Palermo, Italy, Oct. 17, 2019 — Fincantieri cuts Windstar’s Star Breeze in half, inserting 84-Foot (25.6 Meters) new section in Palermo, Italy
10/7/2019 Windstar Cruises Announces 2021 Alaska Sailings + Cruise Tours
Seattle, WA, Oct. 7, 2019 — Windstar Cruises announces its 2021 Alaska season today, offering nine different journeys from June through September on four unique itineraries, including a new seven-day option from Vancouver to Juneau and the reverse.
10/1/2019 Windstar Cruises Announces Industry-Leading Achievements
Seattle, WA - Windstar Cruises has been named best small ship cruise line in both AFAR Magazine’s Travelers’ Choice Awards and Travel Weekly’s Magellan Awards.
8/12/2019 Windstar Cruises Presents ‘Star Grill by Steven Raichlen’
Seattle, WA - Exclusive culinary partnership launches modern, alfresco restaurant at sea with Steven Raichlen, global grilling authority, TV host, and award-winning author.
8/8/2019 Windstar Cruises Celebrates Record-Breaking Booking Month
Seattle, WA - More regions, more ports are a big part of Windstar’s secret to success, adding hot spots like Australia & New Zealand to long-time favorites like Tahiti, the Caribbean, and Europe.
7/30/2019 Windstar Cruises Debuts New 2019-2021 Voyage Collection
Seattle, WA - Award-winning small ship line increases offerings to 330 ports with more than 2,500 personalized tours exploring international cultures.
7/24/2019 Windstar Cruises Releases New French Polynesia Video
Seattle, WA - Boutique Sailing Ship Offers 14 New Itineraries with Maiden Calls in Fiji, New Caledonia, Tonga, Cook Islands & Australia in 2020
7/9/2019 Windstar Announces Sailings Down Underin 2020 & 2021
Seattle, WA - First-ever Australia-and New Zealand-intensive itineraries for the small ship cruise line
6/26/2019 Announcing “Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso”
Seattle, WA - Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso will first debut on Windstar’s award-winning small ships, beginning in March 2020 on Star Breeze, and later in 2020 on sister ships Star Legend and Star Pride as part of the $250 Million Star Plus Initiative.
6/18/2019 Windstar Wins Best Small Ship Cruise Line in 2019 in TravelAge West WAVE Awards
Seattle, WA - Leading small ship cruise operator recognized by travel industry experts with prestigious honor for second consecutive year.
6/3/2019 Windstar Announces 2020 Europe Cruises
Seattle, WA - Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises offers an in-depth exploration of Europe in 2020, featuring a variety of itineraries sailing through the Baltic, Norwegian, North, Tyrrhenian, and Mediterranean seas
5/21/2019 Windstar's Alaska 2020
Seattle, WA - Windstar’s Signature Expeditions Program features sixfull-time onboard Expedition Leaders on every voyage to lead a range of water excursions directly from the ship by kayak and Zodiac, nature hikes, and fascinating lectures.
5/6/2019 Windstar Cruises and the James Beard Foudation Announce 2020 Dates
Seattle, WA - Culinary cruises feature over-the-top, authentic foodie experiences hosted by a James Beard Foundation guest chef and sommelier/beverage expert visiting intriguing ports of call worldwide.
4/302019 Cheers to Windstar’s New “All-In Package”
Seattle, WA - Windstar Cruises is making the convenience of a cruise even more appealing and effortless by offering a new inclusive onboard package with exceptional valueon everything needed for the perfect vacation.
4/9/2019 Windstar Reveals Details of $250 million Star Plus Initiative at Seatrade Cruise Global Event
Seattle, WA - At a press conference today, the Seattle-based cruise line’s President John Delaney, revealed 360-degree “views”and vibrant renderings of what guests will experience on the line’s three renovated vessels, Star Breeze, Star Legend, and Star Pride.
4/2/2019 Windstar Cuts First Steel at Italian Shipyard Fincantieri
Seattle, WA - Fincatieri to makethe first cut in the new steel that will become the first of three new ships sections as part of Windstar’s $250 Million Star Plus Initiative.
4/1/2019 Windstar Cruises names Toby Skey new Vice President of Human Resources
Seattle, WA - Windstar Cruiseshas named a new vice president of human resources: Toby Skey.
3/5/2019 Windstar Cruises opens bookings on Star Breeze & Star Legend
Seattle, WA - New Itineraries Featured, Including First-Ever Sailings Out of Miami & San Diego
2/25/2019 Windstar Immerses Guests in the Waters of the World with Complimentary Watersports Program
Seattle, WA - Watersports, Wet Landings, Snorkel & Dive Tours Ramp Up the Small Ship Experience in the Mediterranean, Greek Isles, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Mexico, Tahiti and South Pacific
2/6/2019 Windstar Cruises Sails into 2019 with a Bevy of Travel Awards & Accolades
Seattle, WA - Windstar Cruises recent collection of prestigious accolades and awards from consumers and notable travel experts gives top marks for the fleet of six small ships
2/5/2019 Windstar Cruises Announces New Travel Agency Recognition Program
Seattle, WA - “Club 180” Rewards Top-Producing Travel Agencies with Three Tiers of Benefits
1/23/2019 “Beyond Ordinary” Savings Event
Seattle, WA - Windstar Features Best Fares & Availability of the Year—Plus Star Perks: Choose Up to $1,000 Cruise Cash, Free Wi-Fi, or Free Gratuities