Travel Dynamics International Announces 2013 North American Itineraries

Continuing its revival of North American cruising, Travel Dynamics International expands and diversifies 2013 programs.

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Cruising the Inland Seas, Yorktown in Saugatuck, MI

On these cruises passengers have a rare opportunity to explore treasures found near to home, support our local economies through tourism, and experience first-hand the warmth and generosity of their fellow countrymen.

New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2012

Travel Dynamics International is continuing its dedication to North American travel, announcing thirteen new programs for the 2013 season. The carefully crafted itineraries span virtually all of North America’s eastern seaboard, with ports of call ranging from Guatemala’s quaint town of Santo Tomas de Castilla to the remote Northern peninsula of Gaspé, where Jacques Cartier first claimed Canada for the French crown.

“We are reviving the tradition of North American cruising, exploring the history and culture that made this continent great,” says Vasos Papagapitos, Co-President of Travel Dynamics International. “On these cruises passengers have a rare opportunity to explore treasures found near to home, support our local economies through tourism, and experience first-hand the warmth and generosity of their fellow countrymen.”

Itineraries are intended to reflect the richness and diversity of the continent’s history and culture. Exploring ideas, in addition to places, select programs include:

  • Echoes of the Past: Remembering the Civil War, a tribute to the 150th anniversary of the    
Civil War, a conflict that, in the words of Abraham Lincoln, gave American “a new birth of
  • Ancient Sites, Rain Forests & Coral Reefs, an adventurous journey to the natural and
archaeological treasures of Belize and Guatemala.
  • Treasures of the Mississippi River & the Gulf Coast, an exploration of the Deep South’s rich
musical heritage, gracious plantations, historic cities, and Civil War battlefields.
  • From New England to Montreal: Discovering Historic Towns & Scenic Waterways, an idyllic
voyage to New England and Canada visiting both tranquil countrysides and bustling
metropolitan cities.
  • Historic Homes & Gardens of the Colonial South, visiting the oldest formal gardens in America
with Laura Viancour, manager of Colonial Williamsburg’s gardens and grounds.
  • Great Lakes Grand Discovery, a voyage to the five inland seas and an exploration of North
America’s most quintessential villages and towns.

Travel Dynamics International’s expansion and diversification of its North American itineraries is the result of the success 2012 programs enjoyed. Papagapitos notes, “Travelers are looking to ‘stay local’ and explore their homeland. The wealth of enriching historic and cultural experiences to be found along North America’s shores is astounding.”

Guests will cruise aboard the newest addition to the Travel Dynamics International fleet, the American-flagged and-operated Yorktown. Accommodating 138 guests in 69 exterior cabins, the ships large sundeck, comfortable lounge, and spacious dining room offer guests the finest small-ship experience. And Yorktown’s American registry makes it possible to operate domestic itineraries unavailable to foreign-flagged ships.

About Travel Dynamics International
Travel Dynamics International the leading operator of high-caliber educational programs aboard small ships. Offering customized voyages guided by distinguished scholars and teachers, Travel Dynamics International caters to the traveler with a keen intellectual interest in history, culture, and nature.

Founded on the belief that traveling and learning about the world and its many cultures enriches individuals and society as a whole, Travel Dynamics International excels at voyages to places that offer a historic and cultural environment.

For more information on Travel Dynamics International cruises please visit our website at


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