2015 Gold Magellan Award in “River Cruising” Goes to American Cruise Lines

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Line Achieves High Standard of Excellence Two Years in a Row

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“It is an honor to yet again receive this prestigious award in the River Cruising category. We are pleased to be recognized for our highly personalized service and exceptional small ship cruising experience that is the hallmark of American Cruise Line."

American Cruise Lines, operator of the newest riverboats and small cruise ships in the United States, is pleased to announce it has received the 2015 Gold Magellan Award from Travel Weekly. The award was achieved in the Cruise Overall: River Cruising category, making American Cruise Lines the winner in this category for the second consecutive year. The Magellan Awards, judged by a panel of top travel industry professionals, are the premier awards honoring a high standard of excellence within the travel industry.

“It is an honor to yet again receive this prestigious award in the River Cruising category. We are pleased to be recognized for our highly personalized service and exceptional small ship cruising experience that is the hallmark of American Cruise Lines,” said Timothy Beebe, Vice President of American Cruise Lines.

The news of this awards comes only a month after American Cruise Lines announced expansion in both fleet and capacity. In August, American Cruise Lines announced the launch of its newest paddlewheeler, America, to operate on the Mississippi River in 2016, and also announced the line is doubling of capacity on the Columbia and Snake River.

American Cruise Lines specializes in cruises on the rivers and inland waterways of the United States, and has received world-wide recognition as the first to revive Paddlewheel River cruising in America.

About American Cruise Lines
American Cruise Lines is the largest U.S. cruise company and operates the newest fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships on more than 35 itineraries around the country including the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New England, the Southeast and the entire Mississippi River system. The line is known for working closely with guests and travel agents before, during, and after a cruise to create a highly personalized experience. Long established and deeply experienced in cruise travel, American Cruise Lines has been honored with multiple awards, including Porthole Reader’s Choice Awards in 2014, World Travel Awards “World’s Leading River Cruise Company” in 2014, “Gold Award Winner” for Travel Weekly’s 2014 Magellan Awards and a 2014 finalist for Condé Nast Traveler's Reader’s Choice Awards. To learn more about American Cruise Lines, visit http://americancruiselines.com/home or call 800-814-6880. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/americancruiselines or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/American_Cruise.

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