American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines Join Signature Travel Network as Preferred Partners

Victory Cruise Lines (Logo)American Queen Steamboat Company (Logo)American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines are pleased to announce that they have become preferred partners of Signature Travel Network®.

With 300 members across 600 locations in the U.S. and Canada, Signature Travel Network provides access to the top travel advisors and a comprehensive platform to market to a targeted audience of luxury travelers seeking elevated, close-to-home cruise experiences.

Signature Travel Network’s extensive database of travelers will provide American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines the invaluable opportunity to better communicate its new offerings and policies to travel advisor’s clients, including its recently announced SafeCruise commitment.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Signature Travel Network team. As the cruise industry continues to evolve to meet the needs of today’s travel landscape, our partnership with travel advisors is more critical than ever,” shares Shawn Bierdz, chief operating officer, American Queen Steamboat Company. “We look forward to collaborating with the Signature’s travel advisors as we provide U.S. river and lake cruising, as well as coastal and Alaska experiences to their valued clients.”

The partnership announcement precedes the upcoming debut of American Queen Steamboat Company’s newest paddlewheeler, the American Countess, which will make her inaugural sailing on the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Memphis this Spring. Also new, the Ocean Victory and Ocean Discoverer will join Victory Cruise Lines’ fleet of small-ship vessels, offering one-of-kind Alaska expedition itineraries.

“American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines offer travelers the opportunity to explore every region in North America, from the rivers to the Great Lakes and Alaska” said Alex Sharpe, president and CEO, Signature Travel Network. “We look forward to working with them and sharing their diverse offerings with our advisors and their clients. The demand for domestic travel has never been higher, and we welcome them to the Signature family.”

About Signature Travel Network
Signature Travel Network® is a member-owned travel cooperative, headquartered in El Segundo, California, with a regional office in New York City. The network was established in 1956, and today, includes 300 member agencies with more than 600 retail locations in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and the Caribbean. Collectively, Signature members generate more than $9 billion in annual travel sales. Signature’s objective is to serve the needs of its members: boutique specialists, internet-based marketers and multi-location agencies.

(American Queen Steamboat Company, Victory Cruise Lines, Signature Travel Network)