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American Queen Steamboat Company temporarily suspends service

American Queen Steamboat  Company announced Saturday it is immediately suspending operations across all ships and will resume service on April 12.

The decision was made following wide-spread governmental restrictions across ports, cities and public institutions.

“AQSC thanks its guests, travel agent partners, vendors and team members for their patience and understanding during this rapidly evolving situation,” a press resales from the company states. “The decision to suspend service was a difficult choice but necessary in response to federal and state mandates.”

“American Queen Steamboat Company, a leader in North American river cruises, has been monitoring and managing the COVID-19 situation for weeks, shares John Waggoner, founder and CEO of American Queen Steamboat Company. “By pausing the operations of our ships, our goal is to reassure our guests, team members and partners of our commitment to the health, safety and well-being of all who sail with us.”

Sailings currently in progress will conclude as scheduled. AQSC is contacting all booked guests regarding their upcoming cruisesand available options.