NEW YORK -- Victoria Cruises introduced a special travel
agent/companion rate of $280 per person for winter sailings on its
new China itinerary, Chongqing to Yichang, aboard the Victoria
This promotional rate is available on standard cabins only, and
at least one travel agent must be staying in the cabin in order for
the rate to apply.
There is an $100 charge for single supplements.
The Victoria Prince was acquired by the line this spring and has
been completely refurbished.
Departures for the four-day, downstream Chongqing to Yichang
sailings are Thursdays between Nov. 29 and March 14.
Five-day, upstream voyages depart Sundays between Nov. 25 and
All shore excursions, which present a more intimate look at life
on the Yangtze River, are available for an additional $60 per
Preboarding also can be arranged for an extra $30 per
Chongqing is a major hub in the western Yangtze region; Yichang
is an economic and political center situated at the entrance of
Xiling Gorge, one of China's Three Gorges, along with the Qutang
Among other highlights are shore excursions to the Lesser Three
Gorges, with visits to either the Shennong Stream Gorge or the
Daning River; the Three Gorges Dam Site, the world's largest
construction project; Fengdu, nicknamed the "Ghost City," and
Wanxian, a city renowned for its fine silk.
For more information on all of Victoria Cruises' itineraries,
call (800) 348-8084 or (212) 818-1680; fax (212)818-9889, or visit
the company's Web site, at www.victoriacruises.com.