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Entertainment Cruises Announces Specialty Cruise Offerings

September 17, 2012

Entertainment Cruises, the largest harbor cruise company in the United States, is embracing the changing of seasons and announcing its fall line-up of specialty cruises. Set sail along the Hudson River from Chelsea Piers in New York and Lincoln Harbor in New Jersey, and enjoy outstanding dining and entertainment while also taking in breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.

In celebration of the cooler climate, Entertainment Cruises' fall schedule has something for everyone, including:

-- The Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise Series - cruise north up the Hudson, past

the George Washington Bridge, on the Spirit of New York and truly

experience the spectacular beauty of the city's fall foliage. Aboard

this ship you will encounter views of the burnished orange leaves, and

delight in a bountiful fall-inspired lunch buffet, DJ narration and live

performances by the talented entertainers.

-- Treat yourself to a marvelous mid-day excursion aboard the Bateaux

Brunch Cruise where you will can sip on a complimentary glass of

champagne and savor the wonderful buffet menu. Your experience will be

enhanced by only-the-best tableside service, fine wines, lighthearted

sounds of Bateaux New York's own pianist and stunning and wide-open

views - this is truly one of Manhattan's ultimate afternoon delights

this fall.

-- Cruise the New York harbor aboard the Spirit of New York and Spirit of

New Jersey Full Moon Dinner Cruise Series while you enjoy spectacular

sights of New York with the moon at its fullest, further illuminating

the city's skyline. Here, you will relish in an evening of dining,

dancing, entertainment and views. Or stroll the outside observation

decks to let the fresh air lift your spirits and take in the up-close

view of the full moon.

-- The Gospel Lunch Cruise offers guests a positively inspiring experience,

on board the Spirit of New York. Setting sail for a serene afternoon on

the water, this voyage features a live gospel performance by a

contemporary choir and a delicious lunch buffet for cruisers to enjoy

along the Hudson River.

-- Spend the holiday weekend on board the Spirit of New York, Spirit of New

Jersey or Bateaux's Thanksgiving Weekend Cruises. Let Entertainment

Cruises handle the food and dishes this year, and celebrate this special

occasion with friends, family, and out-of-town visitors - now that's a

true holiday!

"With the summer crowds gone and the milder temperatures setting in, fall in New York is a magical time of the year and you're lucky if you get to experience it," said Christine Metivier, vice president and general manager of Entertainment Cruises - New York/New Jersey. "Our fall cruise offerings allow New Yorkers and tourists to delight in this special time of year and savor the city's towering skyline and breathtaking views, while enjoying delicious dining and lively entertainment."

Entertainment Cruises of New York and New Jersey's vessels include Spirit of New York and Spirit of New Jersey, which feature vibrant dining, dancing, a live DJ, singing wait staff and views of the Manhattan city-scape. The fleet also features Bateaux New York, an upscale, glass-enclosed European-style dining cruise with a live band, as well as Atlantica by Bateaux New York, the city's most elegant private yacht. Entertainment Cruises sail year-round from and to Chelsea Piers in Manhattan and Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken, N.J.

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Source: Copyright PRNewswire 2012

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