American Cruise Lines’ New Mississippi River Boat – Cruise Maven


American Cruise Strains held the christening ceremony for American Symphony on August 30th in Natchez, Mississippi.  This is a significant milestone for the cruise line as the new riverboat is American’s 5th new modern riverboat in 4 years. 

The riverboat was shipped on time and will help extend American Cruise Lines existence on the Mississippi River.

American Symphony christening ceremony in Natchez, Mississippi
Picture credit history: American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines and the City of Natchez hosted a joint celebration for the country’s newest ship by welcoming cruise guests, as effectively as the communities of Natchez and Vidalia, to be a part of the official christening activities.

A festive presentation was held at the Natchez Convention Center which incorporated musical performances by the Victory Belles, as perfectly as speeches and distinctive appearances from American Symphony’s official Godmother, Asya Department, Pass up Usa 2020.

Asya Branch, American Symphony godmother.
Asya Department, American Symphony godmother. Picture credit history: American Cruise Strains

Other point out and metropolis officers and dignitaries have been on-hand to witness the party.  

Immediately subsequent the celebration at the Convention Center, each cruise friends and the Natchez local community joined American Cruise Lines at the Ferry Avenue Landing for the christening ceremony at the ship.

Godmother Asya Department was joined by honored visitors, Cynthia and Denise Patterson in christening the ship. Cynthia and Denise are sisters and American Cruise Lines’ Eagle Society members with 28 cruises with American Cruise Traces.

“American Cruise Lines led the last 10 years of river cruising on the Mississippi and, with new boats like American Symphony, will direct the following a single. Natchez, Vidalia, and all the towns along the way make the Mississippi the most effective cruising river in the globe. We are so grateful for all the local community involvement in tourism on the river and we are honored to make Natchez the Godmother City of American Symphony,” stated Charles B. Robertson, President & CEO of American Cruise Strains. 

American Symphony can accommodate up to 175 friends, and every single stateroom has a private balcony.  The riverboat capabilities 5 decks, an opening bow and retractable gangway. 

The progressive Deck 5 capabilities a skywalk with an ellipse skylight that is cantilevered more than the café under on Deck 4. American Symphony also provides roomy lounges equally inside and out, a grand dining place, exercise heart, and a wellness-yoga studio.

American Symphony docked in Natchez, Mississippi
American Symphony. Photo credit score: American Cruise Traces

The sister ship to American Symphony, American Serenade will debut in early 2023.  Soon just after, the cruise line will increase 2 smaller Coastal Cats. 

American Cruise Lines will then have 17 tiny ships in the fleet plying rivers in 34 states.  

American Symphony will carry on to cruise the Mississippi River during 2022, which include festive holiday break cruises in December, and go on cruising a comprehensive season on the Mississippi in 2023.

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