FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Steamboat NATCHEZ offers veterans complimentary cruises in honor of Veterans Day
WHO: The Steamboat NATCHEZ and military veterans
WHAT: The Steamboat NATCHEZ will offer veterans the opportunity to take a free two-hour cruise down the Mississippi River on Veterans Day.
WHEN: Monday, November 12
11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. cruises
Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to cruise time
WHERE:NATCHEZ Steamboat (Toulouse Street & the Mississippi River)
WHY: In honor of Veterans Day, the Steamboat NATCHEZ invites those men and women who have served our country in military service to enjoy a complimentary cruise on the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River. Additionally, the Steamboat NATCHEZ will provide information on military shipping guidelines and a suggestion list for supplies so that passengers can easily prepare and ship a soldier care package overseas. There will also be a card station for passengers to write warm notes to soldiers away from home for the holidays. The Veterans Day promotion is available during the daytime cruises on Veteran's Day, November 12.
HOW: Veterans can pick up their complimentary tickets from the ticket office located in front of the Steamboat NATCHEZ before the cruise. The complimentary ticket is for the cruise only, does not include additional guests, and lunch tickets will be available for purchase.
For more information about the Steamboat NATCHEZ and to make other reservations, please call (504) 569-1401 or visit http://www.steamboatnatchez.com/. People can also interact with the Steamboat NATCHEZ on Twitter and Facebook.
The New Orleans Steamboat Company was founded by Wilbur and Bill Dow after the rebuilding of the Toulouse Street Wharf in the French Quarter in 1974. Less than one year later, the 1600 passenger Steamboat NATCHEZ was christened. New Orleans Steamboat Company is well recognized and regarded for its contribution to the New Orleans cultural landscape and tourism industry. Since 1975, the Steamboat NATCHEZ has sailed daily offering Mississippi River cruises featuring live jazz, wonderful New Orleans cuisine and the best view in town! Take a cruise and experience part of our American Heritage. The New Orleans Steamboat Company also owns Gray Line Tours. For more information, please call 504-586-8777 or visit http://www.neworleanssteamboatcompany.com/.