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Windstar Cruises Expands Capacity in the Greek Isles

11/02/2011 09:04

SEATTLE, (PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations, offers guests exceptional opportunities to experience the mythical beauty, rich history and ancient wonders of the Greek Isles on 7-day voyages between Athens, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey.


Due to demand for these popular itineraries, Windstar will be offering more capacity in the Greek Isles in 2011.  For the first time in six years, the 312-guest Wind Surf will be sailing the Greek Isles as well as the 148-guest Wind Star and Wind Spirit.

Special fares are offered on select Greek Isles sailings which start from $2,999 per person, double occupancy. In addition, guests receive a shipboard credit of $600 ($300 per person, maximum of $600 per stateroom) if booked in a Category B or A stateroom or a shipboard credit of $1,000 ($500 per person, maximum of $1,000 Wind Surf only) if booked in a suite.


Wind Surf sails six Greek Isles voyages departing July 16; July 23; September 24; October 1; October 8; and October 15, 2011.  

Wind Star offers 18 Greek Isles voyages departing May 21; May 28; June 4; June 11; June 18; June 25; July 2; July 9; August 6; August 13; August 20; August 27; September 3; September 10; September 17; September 24; October 1; and October 8, 2011.


Wind Spirit Greek Isles voyages depart May 14; May 21; May 28; June 4; September 10; and September 17, 2011.

Ports visited on Greek Isles sailings include Athens, Greece; Mykonos, Greece; Santorini, Greece; Rhodes, Greece; Bodrum, Turkey; Kusadasi, Turkey; and Istanbul, Turkey.


Rates listed are per person, US dollars, cruise only, and include non-discountable amounts. Shipboard credit offer is $600 ($300 per person, maximum $600 per stateroom) for Category B and A staterooms and $1,000 ($500 per person, maximum $1,000 Wind Surf only) for suites. Taxes ($35-$300 per person) are additional. New bookings only. Offer expires February 28, 2011. Offer may not be combinable with any other pricing or shipboard credit offers. Shipboard credit may not be used towards gratuities or casino, has no cash value, and unused portions will be forfeited at the end of the cruise. Offer is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn or modified at Windstar's discretion at any time. Cancellation penalties may apply, please see brochure for details. Certain restrictions apply.


About Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises operates three sailing yachts known for their pampering without pretense and their ability to visit the hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most treasured destinations.  Carrying just 148 to 312 guests, the luxurious ships of Windstar cruise to nearly 50 nations, calling at 100 ports throughout Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. For more information including brochures, rates and itineraries contact a professional travel agent or call Windstar at 1-800-258-7245.  Visit Windstar Cruises online at


Windstar is a division of Ambassadors International Cruise Group, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ambassadors Cruise Group, LLC.

SOURCE Windstar Cruises

CONTACT: Vanessa Bloy of Windstar Cruises, +1-206-733-2970,

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