Posts Tagged ‘paddlewheel’

‘Queen’ paddle-wheeler to shove off for Vicksburg this weekend

MISSISSIPPI RIVER — A comeback for old-fashioned paddlewheel riverboat travel on the Mississippi River continues this weekend with the departure from New Orleans of the Queen of the Mississippi, a brand new, quintuple-decked vessel mixing 19th-century trappings meant to evoke the Mark Twain era with modern amenities including Internet access, satellite television, an exercise area […] [...]

City hears plans for return of American Queen

by Published: September 8,2011

Tags: cruises, paddlewheel, river, Steamboat, tourism, tourists, visitors

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez will be receiving a royal visitor that may bring the crown jewel of economic opportunities for Natchez tourism. The Natchez Democrat reports approximately 50 people attended a meeting yesterday at the Natchez Visitor Reception Center to hear Bob Buesing of Shore Excursions of America outline a plan to bring […] [...]

Great American Steamboat Co. chooses GodwinGroup

JACKSON — GodwinGroup of Jackson has been selected to provide branding and launch support for the Great American Steamboat Company, a Memphis-based firm specializing in luxury steamboat voyages on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. GodwinGroup will be responsible for developing initial marketing strategies, web presence and sales materials, with a focus on building brand identity […] [...]

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