Windstar Cruises Releases New French Polynesia Video Showcasing Exotic Tahiti & South Pacific Sailings

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  Seattle, WA, July 24, 2019 — Windstar Cruises announces new itineraries and new destinations in the South Pacific for 2020-2021 on board the 148-passenger MSY Wind Spirit. The iconic sailing ship, designed for warm trade winds, is the belle of French Polynesia cruising year-round there since 2015. In 2020, the four-masted Wind Spirit ventures to farther shores offering multiple sail dates on 14 new itineraries with maiden (first time) port calls in Fiji, Tonga, New Caledonia, …

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Windstar Cruises to renovate staterooms- Small ship luxury cruise line follows $18 million renovations with $3 million enhancements to staterooms

Windstar Cruises, the leader in small ship cruising, continues to evolve its fleet with three million dollars of 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 a model showcase room). Wind Spirit is scheduled to have its 73 staterooms completed in April of 2015. “We have a company-wide …

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Windstar cruises anew, with three spiffier ships

Powered by a new owner, new leadership, and $18 million of renovation, Windstar Cruise’s three ships are sailing again with vim, vigor, a contemporary interior, and a batch of new sails that total the size of seven football fields. Windstar’s energetic president and CEO, Hans Birkholz, said that bookings for 2013 are up 60 percent over 2012, and that the cruise line is looking to expand. Birkholz said that means additional ships, coming soon, though the added …

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Windstar Cruises announces voyages to Tahiti

Windstar Cruises announced today that they will return to the South Pacific in the summer of 2014. Beginning May 2, 2014, Wind Spirit, the line’s recently renovated 148-passenger sailing yacht, will sail seven-day voyages from Papeete, Tahiti. Wind Spirit will sail 28 voyages in Tahiti, with the last voyage on November 7, 2014, before returning to Panama and Costa Rica for the winter season. The line’s return to the French Polynesia Islands marks the first time Windstar …

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Windstar’s Multi-Million Dollar Fleet Refurbishment

Windstar’s Wind Spirit Windstar’s experience is that of sailing on a “private yacht”,  and these tall ships are very popular with travelers who appreciate casual elegance, alternative dining venues, and varied shore excursions. Now the line has announced that it will undergo a major renovation of  all three ships, the Wind Surf, Wind Star and Wind Spirit as part of their “Full Sail Ahead” program. Beginning this fall, the new owners of Windstar cruises, Xanterra Parks & Resorts, are …

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