FORT LAUDERDALE — American Queen Voyages will offer new a City Stay Package in 2023, giving passengers the option to book a post-cruise experience in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.
The Official Vancouver and Victoria City Stay Package is available after Ocean Victory sailings from Sitka to Vancouver. Prices lead in at US$1,299 per person.
“Our inclusive pre-cruise hotel night has always drawn guests to deeply discover the embarkation city of their journey,” said AQV’s Chief Commercial Officer, Isis Ruiz. “We are glad to grow these Ocean Victory voyage experiences with City Stay Package offerings, and magnificent British Columbia is a perfect setting.”
The Official Vancouver and Victoria City Stay Package is available as a three-day, two-night post-cruise option for guests booked on Ocean Victory on July 18, Aug. 8, Aug. 29 and Sept. 19, 2023. The City Stay package includes a premium hotel stay at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria with daily breakfast; Sights of the City: Vancouver Highlights tour, a choice of Butchart Gardens Butterfly Gardens Tour or Victoria Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, and complimentary hotel/airport transfer from the Fairmont Empress Hotel. The post-cruise City Stay Package also includes a local concierge, an American Queen Voyages representative who is prepared to escort passengers on the ferry to Victoria, B.C.
“American Queen Voyages’ Ocean Victory has showcased British Columbia throughout her inaugural season, and we are thrilled guests will have the opportunity to extend their stay exploring Greater Victoria in 2023,” said Paul Nursey, President and CEO, Destination Greater Victoria.
Sailing 12 and 13-day itineraries and calling on 11 and 12 ports, Ocean Victory offers an up close Alaskan expedition experience. The vessel sails between Sitka and Vancouver on 13-day expeditions, visiting 12 remote and unique ports along Alaska’s Inside Passage. Ports of call include: a pre-cruise hotel stay in Sitka; Kake and Frederick Sound; Endicott Arm; Tracy Arm; Petersburg; Waterfall Coast (Gut Bay); Wrangell; Misty Fjords; Ketchikan, Kynoch Inlet; Canadian Inside Passage; and Vancouver.