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APT Celebrates All Things USA with Launch of New Brochure

July 4, 2014 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

APT is celebrating Independence Day with the launch of its exciting new USA brochure.  Starring two new cruises, two new land itineraries, a range of new Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice™ sightseeing, the award winning luxury cruise and tour operator’s new USA 2015 brochure features a stellar line up and is available in travel agents from today.

AmericanStar 060911_GUCommenting on the new brochure, APT General Manager Marketing and Sales, Debra Fox, said, “We are delighted to be adding an exclusive new Columbia and Snake River cruise aboard the most authentic paddlewheeler in the West, stunning boutique coastal cruising around the New England Islands and new Western USA itineraries to our already popular Mississippi River Cruising for this destination. Our guests are keen to explore this destination in new and exciting ways and that’s exactly what our new program enables them to do.”

The impressive 82 page brochure carries a total of 12 all-inclusive touring and cruise holidays, with new itineraries and features as follows:

New Columbia and Snake River cruise: Exclusive to APT in 2015 is the boutique-sized 62-stateroom Queen of the West paddlewheeler which will operate on the:

  • 20-day Colombia and Snake River Cruise with West Coast USA – a 12 night luxury land journey from Los Angeles to Portland featuring a journey along the 17-Mile Drive, a walking tour of the Carmel-by-the-Sea, a cruise to Alcatraz and the Napa Valley Wine Train; combined with a seven night river cruise from Portland to Clarkston aboard the most authentic paddewheeler in the west, highlights of which include taking in Mount St Helens, Multnomah Falls, wine tasting in Washington State or a Hells Canyon Jet Boat Tour; and
  • 18-day Columbia & Snake River Cruise with Western Wilderness – a seven night river cruise from Portland to Clarkston with a 10 night luxury land journey from Clarkston to Las Vegas via Yellowstone National Park, Jackson Hole, Salt Lake City and Bryce Canyon. Includes two exclusive ‘Signature Experiences’ – travel by stylish limousine to Cirque Du Soleil’s LOVE show and the chance to attend a rehearsal by the Grammy and Emmy award-winning Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

APT USA 2015 Cover HRNew England Island Cruising: APT has exclusive access to the boutique luxury small ship, the 48-stateroom American Star, for this seven night cruise. Departing from Providence, Rhode Island, guests will take in idyllic islands and villages including Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Newport. Exclusive to APT, this new cruise is combined with a five night luxury land journey from Boston to New York or extended further on the 24-day Eastern Canada & New England Island Discovery.

Two new land itineraries have also been added: the 18-day Frontier Land Discovery from Los Angeles to San Diego via the national parks, canyon lands and unique USA cities including Las Vegas and Santa Fe; and 15-day West Coast USA journey from Los Angeles to Seattle which combines seamlessly with APT’s most popular Western Canada itinerary.

APT has also added a new and exclusive ‘Signature Experience’ to its popular Mississippi River Cruising – the chance to join a traditional Dixieland Jazz marching band through the streets of New Orleans.

SuperDeals include a ‘Companion Fly Free, including air taxes’; and a ‘Companion Fly Free, just pay air taxes’ on select USA itineraries.

On offer is a long list of guaranteed inclusions, such as all sightseeing, most meals, port charges, porterage and tipping, airport transfers and dedicated APT Tour Directors.

APT’s new USA 2015 brochure is available now. Call 1300 196 420, visit or see your local business development manager for further information.

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