Monday 4 April 2016

Mississippi cruise aboard brand new Louisiane

Cruise to the Rhythms of the Deep South

Cruiseco, the leading provider of worldwide cruising options, is delighted to offer travellers a once-in-a-lifetime voyage aboard Louisiane, the first premium, boutique riverboat to explore America's heartland - Rhythms of the Deep South.  Operated by French America Line and exclusively chartered by Cruiseco, Rhythms of the Deep South will depart from New Orleans on 26 October 2016, and embark on a 14 night voyage through the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland and Red Rivers to Nashville.

Amber Wilson, General Manager, Sales & Marketing at Cruiseco said:

"Louisiane is set to offer America's first boutique luxury riverboat experience, evoking all the charm, passion and mystique of Louisiana.  This unique all-inclusive itinerary delves into the French colonial roots of America's heartland and Deep South, offering guests the opportunity to experience the vibrancy of southern hospitality and an exciting mix of jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll and country and western music scenes."

Louisiane offers the luxurious splendour of a traditional riverboat with the luxury of a modern day décor and facilities.  With a maximum capacity of just 150 passengers, Louisiane offers some of the largest staterooms and suites of any riverboat, measuring up to 350 square feet and featuring verandas and French balconies.  Aboard the Louisiane, guests will also enjoy classic French food from Parisian trained chef, author and restaurateur, Regina Charboneau.

Highlights of this voyage include exploring: the famous Cathedral of St Louis in New Orleans; the stunning mansions at the Oak Alley Plantation; as well as an exclusive after-hours private tour of Graceland in Memphis, the home of 'The King', Elvis Presley.  Musical performances are also part of this spectacular itinerary with visits to the Grand Ole Opry, a weekly country music stage concert which was founded in 1925, as well as the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

For all new bookings on the Rhythms of the Deep South aboard Louisiane, prices start from AU$9,320 per person, based on a twin share.  Prices include: comprehensive premium shore excursions led by expert guides offering personal listening devices; daily breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner; alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including artisanal coffees, imported teas, soft drinks, house brand spirits and beers and house select red & white wines; complimentary WiFi (where available); 24-hour room service; gratuities to dining room, bar, cabin and expedition staff; and port fees.

To find out more about Cruiseco or these voyages, visit or call (02) 9492 8520.  

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